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Project Manager - Financial Systems in Smyrna, GA at Genesys Talent LLC

Date Posted: 3/6/2019

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Job Description

We have an immediate need for an experienced Financial Systems Project Manager for a contract to hire role in Smyrna, GA.  This position offers career growth and advancement opportunities, along with the opportunity to work on exciting new projects with innovative technologies.  In this role you will be leading projects that focus on the company's financial systems, and prior experience implementing financial systems is required.  
Required Experience:
  • 5+ years in Project management
  • 3+ years managing Financial Systems projects
  • 3+ years gathering and documenting requirements
  • Must have Project Management experience implementing financial systems (SAP or Oracle is preferred)
  • Must have strong IT Project management experience (SDLC) 
  • Must have experience gathering requirements and working with multiple teams 
  • Must have experience presenting to upper level management 
 JOB DESCRIPTIONAs the Financial Systems Project Manager, you will be responsible for managing financial systems projects within the Corporate Services Portfolio. Prior experience includes initiating projects, gathering requirements, strong delivery management, maintaining project schedule. Partnering with Finance and Operation Leaders in the organization to ensure success.
Responsibilities of the Project Manager:
  • Manages multiple projects simultaneously and independently
  • Providing updates to the Sr. Program /Portfolio Manager
  • Elicits and documents the business requirements
  • Creates and maintains the work plans 
  • Identifies project risks/issues and manages mitigation plans
  • Communicates project status to directly to stakeholders
  • Adhere to the PMO governance (controls)
  • Managing the project budget
  • Managing risks and issues and taking corrective measurements
  • Coordinating the projects and their interdependencies
  • Managing and utilizing resources across projects
  • Managing stakeholders’ communication
  • Maintain the project documentation and ensure traceability with deliverables

Strong practical experience in project management, which was gained through managing financial system projects end to end. He or she must have the following:
  • Good knowledge and handling of project management methodology and techniques
  • Good understanding of the requirements and traceability through delivery 
  • Ability to work positively with a wide range of technical and business stakeholders 
  • Strong leadership and management skills
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • The ability to find innovative ways to resolve problems

Certifications Required:
  • Formal project management training 

Nice to Have:
  • Distribution Industry Experience
  • Product Management Experience

Education: 
  • Bachelor's Degree - Information Systems, Computer Science, Business Administration