Finance Project Manager

Scope of Position:

Are you a Finance Professional with a real passion for Project Management?

  • You will be responsible for end to end Project Management including Chartering, Resource Planning, Budgeting, Sponsor and Executive Committee Review, Planning, Execution and Project Closure.
  • Diverse array of projects from tactical to strategic including cost reductions, operational improvements, PeopleSoft/SAP deployments, Shared Service integration’s, ERP upgrades, business process design and new functional process/technology introductions.

Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Run effective and efficient project management processes to drive good work prioritization and resource allocation decisions. Leading project resources to achieve project deliverables
  • Craft project charters, project plans, resource plans, cost estimates
  • Reviews project spend budget and forecast variances to identify areas for action.
  • Provide regular project updates to Sponsor, Steerage, and PMO’s and raise issues as appropriate to ensure timely and effective resolution
  • Document and track activities, scope changes and lessons learned
  • Ensure projects are delivered within timeline, budget and deliverables are met.
  • May be asked to lead multi-million dollar projects or multiple smaller scope projects depending on portfolio and business needs

Travel Requirements: 25-50% domestic/international travel possible depending on project(s) assigned.

Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree required. MBA or equivalent preferred.
  • Project management work experiences.
  • Work with multiple groups and cross function team experiences.

Required Skills:

  • Demonstrate Project Management skills and experiences
  • Operational Improvement Experience
  • Functional business experience (Finance, Procurement, HR, IT…)
  • Highly proficient with Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, and/or Project. Uses these tools to work more efficiently and reduce time.
  • Problem Solving, Analytical skills, Extraordinary Follow Through
  • Demonstrates initiative and effectively handles self and team through a demanding environment
  • Multi-Tasking – Ability to manage multiple priorities/activities

Desired Skills:

  • Understanding of Shared Services Operations and Functional processes (Finance, HR, Procurement, etc.)
  • Functional understanding of PeopleSoft and/or SAP systems
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification
  • Green Belt certification
  • Strong Organization Skills, Process Rigor, Attention to Detail, Responsive

Soft Skills:

  • Excellent written and oral presentation skills needed to brief high level management
  • Leadership skills to engage business leadership and use talent in a matrix organization
  • Additional Leadership Skills: Influencing, Motivating, Change Champion, Adaptable,
  • Sense of urgency and creativity to handle project issues and adapt plan to meet objectives
  • Flexibility to adapt to changing environment; be a change agent to help others through change
  • Cross-cultural Sensitivity
  • Customer Focus with emphasis on exceptional project delivery
  • Highly Collaborative


North Carolina

If this could be of interest , please let us know

Larry Janis, Email:

Managing Partner I Integrated Search Solutions Group

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