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Senior Project Manager- Finance in Redwood City, CA at Nelson

Date Posted: 6/13/2018

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Job Number: 2121024

Senior Project Manager- Finance
Redwood City
$50-55/hourly

Senior Project Manager- Finance

Your Responsibilities:
* Cross-departmentally Project Manage medium-high complexity system projects for Finance, such as:

o Implement Oracle Cloud Revenue Management for Finance

o Implement enterprise Tax system, integrated with Finance ERP

o New/upgrade Bank implementations related to Corp Cards, AR/AP payments

o PeopleSoft/PeopleTools upgrade

* Able to manage/lead projects with complex scope/budget and timeline requirements

* Ability to capture critical timelines and interdependencies that could pose risks to the projects

* Ability to work and communicate well with both Business and IT teams

* Able to work with IT/Business teams to get business commit, document requirements/business process as well as execution commit including defined resources/timelines.

* Ability to take control of meetings to ensure that the time is best used and that the timeline is adhered to

* Responsible for planning and defining scope of the projects with the ability to sequence items that are critical and have interdependencies among and between different business teams.

* Driving all team members to update and provide information about challenges, issues, risks and timeline details.

* Managing communication details around project status, timeline and milestones.

* Ability to handle conflicts and bring them to resolution in order to stick as closely to the timeline/budget as possible.

* Create a detailed work plan which identifies and sequences the activities needed to successfully complete the project

* Define the scope of the project in collaboration with senior management

* Review the project schedule with senior management and all other staff that will be affected by the project activities; revise the schedule as required

* Determine the objectives and measures upon which the project will be evaluated at its completion

* Lead the planning and implementation of project

* Facilitate the definition of project scope, goals and deliverables

* Constantly monitor and report on progress/risks of the project to all stakeholders

* Implement and manage project changes and interventions to achieve project outputs

* Able to mentor other project managers across IT Apps team and build a PM community with standards & best practices

* Able to manage prioritization & delivery of monthly build and operational support activities

* Demonstrates high curiosity to understand end to end process, why we are doing what we are doing, end goal, ask questions, provide recommendations, ROI etc

Your Qualifications

* 5-7 years or more of Project management experience handling Finance (Order to Cash) applications projects

* Experience handling Project budgets, resources as well as timeline

* Experience with Procure to Pay, Order to Cash, Record to report business processes

* Experience with at least one or more Finance ERP systems like Oracle Cloud (preferred), Oracle EBS, PeopleSoft, Workday Financials

* Experience leading cross-functional projects with applications like Salesforce, Workday etc

* Experience handling projects with multiple on-premise/SaaS technologies/integrations

* Experience working with implementation partners /system integrators/managed service providers

* Ability to build sound relationships and communicate expectations with users, team members & management

* Strong interpersonal skills, written and verbal communication, and facilitation skills

* Self-motivation and willingness to learn with a strong sense of accountability and a proven track record of delivering results

* Must work well under pressure, be sensitive to deadlines, be able to interact in a team environment, be able to adapt quickly to change, deep attention to details and possess excellent customer service skills

* Aptitude for implementing alternatives to execute projects and processes in a faster, more efficient or more cost-effective manner

* PMP/Agile certifications preferred

* Graduate degree in a related discipline

Senior Project Manager- Finance
Redwood City
$50-55/hourly


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