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Finance Transformation Project Manager

Company: Axelon Services Corporation
Location: New York
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Global Financial Firm located in NEW YORK, NY has an immediate contract opportunity for an experienced Finance Transformation Project Manager

"This role is currently on a Hybrid Schedule.
You will need to have reliable internet, computer and android or iphone for remote access into the client systems during remote work.
We will be expected in the office weekly 1-3 days depending on the team requirement.

****Video/ f2f interviews are required prior to all offers.

Pay rate range: $88 .00 - $103 .00 Negotiable based upon years of experience

Job Purpose:

The GFT Finance Transformation Project Manager for the Books & Records Program will be responsible for the planning and executing the implementation and integration of Greenfield Oracle application estate into existing systems on behalf of finance. Responsibly stretches across all aspects of planning, stakeholder management with multiple IT teams and execution of the plan. This role will need to assist with the implementation of a governance model to provide transparency and clear decision-making amongst peers and executives across the bank. This role will need to engage and collaborate closely with the Finance Transformation leadership across the Controllers organization, Finance Transformation Office and Global Operations and Technology.

Key Responsibilities:
" Oversees all technology components of diverse, moderately complex IT projects, including project planning, execution, timing, functionality, quality and cost.
" Supports planning, directing and coordination of day-to-day activities of running a program or portfolio of programs.
" Leads the identification and drive resolution of issues, including those outside established programs of work.
" Directs the communication of status, issue, and risk disposition to all stakeholders, including senior management, on a timely basis.
" Directs the identification of risks which impact program delivery and ensure mitigation strategies are developed and executed when necessary.
" Escalates program risks to the Program Director, or Program Sponsor, when appropriate.
" Develops detailed IT work plans, schedules, project estimates, resource plans and status reports.
" Applies in-depth understanding of concepts and procedures within own area and basic knowledge of other areas to resolve issues that have impact beyond own area.
" Demonstrates a comprehensive understanding of how areas of IT project leadership collectively integrate to contribute to achieving business goals.
" Persuades and influences others through communication and diplomacy skills.
" Assesses creation and signoff of program plan and Client, benefits management plan, stakeholder management plan, acceptance plan, and central program issue log.
" Oversees program plans meet business needs as described in the program initiation documents.
" Ensures all stakeholders are identified and included in scope definition activities and understand the program schedule and key milestones.
" Works with Program Sponsor to ensure business case cost benefit analysis is in line with business objectives.
" Ensures all areas of the program are appropriately staffed.
" Monitors program commitment from those assigning resources.

Desired Knowledge/Experience:
" 6+ years of Program or Project management experience, working within a technology delivery function with experience in organizing, analyzing and visualizing enterprise data to enable data-driven decision making and actions.
" 3 + years financial services experience in Finance, Credit/Market Risk or Global Markets is required. Relevant experience in regulatory project is good to have
" Business Analysis/Project Management experience required
" Primarily, the individual needs strong skills in business analysis, program management/planning, presentations and communication.
" The individual should have highly proficient skills in Microsoft PowerPoint and Excel (including Pivot tables), and MS project and JIRA
" Must have the ability to learn quickly, work in a fast-paced, environment, take initiative/ownership and take on various assignments/roles.
" Must have good negotiation, influencing and stakeholder management skills.
" Promotes and uses rigorous internal quality assurance and control processes
" Must have experience working in highly regulated Financial Services institutions

" Bachelor s/University degree or equivalent experience, potentially Masters degree

As a bank with a brain and a soul, Client creates economic value that is systemically responsible and, in our clients best interests. As a financial institution that touches every region of the world and every sector that shapes daily life, our Enterprise Operations & Technology teams are charged with a mission that rivals any large tech company. Our technology solutions are the foundation of everything we do. We keep the bank safe and provide the technical tools our workers need to be successful. We design our digital architecture and ensure our platforms provide a first-class customer experience. Our teams manage risk, resources, and program management. We focus on enterprise resiliency and business continuity. We develop, coordinate, and execute strategic operational plans. Essentially, Enterprise Operations & Technology re-engineers client and partner processes to deliver excellence through secure, reliable, and controlled services.
Global Functions Technology is a diverse organization within Enterprise Operations & Technology comprised of more than 15,000 talented professionals with some of the brightest minds all working together to realize Client s Vision of growth and economic progress. As a group, we partner with the Finance, Risk, Compliance, and Human Resources teams to drive the delivery of innovative technology solutions using common data, analytics, and platforms. Our technology operates in real-time environments, capturing and managing market, transaction, and accounting data, as well as the data from millions of customers daily. Our solutions cover all products and geographies in which Client does business. We are the backbone for reporting across the bank, satisfying our regulatory commitments, enabling our businesses to be nimbler and helping to Client customer assets through highly effective controls.
Our commitment to diversity includes a workforce that represents the clients we serve globally from all walks of life, backgrounds, and origins. We foster an environment where the best people want to work. We value and demand respect for others, promote individuals based on merit, and ensure opportunities for personal development are widely available to all. Ideal candidates are innovators and Leaders with well-rounded backgrounds who bring their authentic selves to work and complement our culture of delivering results with pride.

Keywords: Axelon Services Corporation, New York , Finance Transformation Project Manager, Accounting, Auditing , New York, New York

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