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Finance Project Manager

Location: Fremont, CA, United States
Job # 9429986
Date Posted: 06-06-2017
Finance Project Manager- Fremont, 94555
M-F 40 hour
Long term contract with possibility of extension
Pay: DOE
Targeted Start: Must be able to start ASAP


The Finance Project Manager will be based in Fremont, CA. Project managers are skilled at getting the best out of the people and projects that they oversee. They thrive when planning projects and working with project teams. We’re hiring a self-motivated Project Manager with experience working on business systems in a blended Waterfall/Agile environment. Driven, problem solving, creative individuals who will fit with our diverse and collaborative culture are encouraged to apply. Project management responsibilities include delivering projects on time, within budget and scope, to the EPMO quality standards. Project managers should have a familiarity with software development life cycles, stakeholder engagement, and both PMP/Agile approaches to project management.

Here is a glimpse of what you’ll do
• Develop project scopes, detailed project plan to track progress and objectives
• Manage internal finance stakeholders to deliver projects on time
• Work with overseas teams in different time zones to gather requirements, and verify delivery in UAT
• Use appropriate change management techniques to control project scope, schedule, costs, and business requirements, including system changes under SOX controls
• Experience with conversion projects, ERP and accounting projects, and international projects.
• Regularly report the status of the project, progress vs. plan, risks & issues to EPMO and the internal business stakeholder per communication plan 
• Develop and manage Risk and Issues Register, Quality Assurance Plans, project dependencies, Acceptance Test Plans, Go Live Plans, Process Flow Diagrams, Training Plans
• Direct allocated Project team members as required to deliver the project plan.
• Manage project team of 5-20 people including, Solution Architect, Developer, and business owners

Required
• Significant demonstrable experience in the Project Management role deploying complex Business Systems and process intensive projects
• Strong stakeholder management (internal and external)
• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in a relevant field required, with 10+ years of experience in software project management with finance user focus
• Requirements gathering experience, customer relationship management
• Strong analytical and problem solving skills with great attention to detail
• Ability to multi-task and summarize complex situations, with the flexibility to adapt quickly to change
• Expertise in scheduling, MS Office, with ability to learn new software/tools with minimal supervision
• Working knowledge of Jira would be an advantage

If you feel like your experience aligns with this role, please send your resume in a Word or PDF format for immediate consideration.
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