Project Manager, Financial Systems

Project Manager, Financial Systems

by Brian Borsa|January 12, 2011
  • Contract
  • St. Louis, MO
  • Reference: STLphilippians1


Leads and directs multiple Finance projects through the project lifecycle, with primary focus on

analyzing, identifying, and then delivering projects for the Corporate Finance organization.

Facilitates and drives out cross-functional and cross-divisional decisions from key stakeholders.

Develops project charters and related project management work products, ensures that projects

meet customer requirements and corporate strategies. Manages projects within the constraints

of time, cost, scope and quality.


Principle Duties and Responsibilities


1. Works with stakeholders and leaders to understand impact of organizational changes,

identifies needs and response strategies required to support the reorganization, and

develops project proposals address identified needs and strategies.

2. Manages complex projects through the project lifecycle, including developing charters,

plans, schedules, and budgets; allocating resources; monitoring performance against

schedule, budget, and quality targets; managing changes, issues and risks; and providing

regular communication to program management and other areas within the organization.

3. Establishes and maintains effective communication with other project managers, crossfunctional

project teams, and internal/ external customers in order to identify key plan tasks

and due dates.

4. Provides guidance in the application toolset required to code, test and troubleshoot

applications for new development and on-going support, and direct the activities of all

technical resources on the project.

5. Ensures business partners’ expectations are met, gain understanding when desired

outcomes are not feasible and provide alternative solutions to meet objective(s).

6. Conducts feasibility studies and perform cost/benefit analysis for IT projects .

7. Establishes and maintains best practices and consistent project management policies and

guidelines in line with IT project management methodologies.

8. Maintain regular and predictable attendance.

9. Perform other duties as assigned.


Job Specifications



Required: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience


• PMP Certification

• ITIL Certification

• Master’s degree

• LOMA certification


Experience and Skills



• 8+ years formal project management experience.

• Knowledge of corporate financial and budgeting systems.

• Advanced project management skills. Demonstrates ability to evaluate project objectives

and scope for feasibility, understanding, scheduling, and ensure projects meet budget

and plan criteria.

• Advanced ability to translate business needs and problems into technical solutions.

• Knowledge of finance and/or accounting principles, standards and rules.

• Advanced analytical and problem-solving skills.

• Advanced interpersonal skills; demonstrating an ability to lead and mentor others.

• Advanced oral and written communication skills, demonstrating the ability to convey

business terminology that is meaningful and well received by the customer.

• Ability to work well within and manage a team, including those in different time zones.

• Ability to manage multiple projects and/or sub-teams simultaneously, including the ability

to delegate key areas of responsibility.

• Ability to adapt to new methods, work under tight deadlines and stressful conditions.

• Ability to multi-task.


• Excellent risk management skills

• Strong communication skills, with ability to effectively target communications to a wide

range of audiences, senior executives to individual contributors.

• Strong stakeholder engagement and management skills.


Technical Skills

• Microsoft Project, Microsoft Project Server, Microsoft Office Suite


erm of Engagement

• 12 months, with option to extend if needed

• Reports to Executive Director Project Execution Office




To apply for this job email your details to brian@cycle3it.com

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