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Finance Project Manager

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About the Opportunity

  • Project initiation, integration, scope management, resource management scheduling, communication, risk management and reporting ensuring alignment with initiative milestones
  • Work closely with Project Lead to develop project priorities and implement strategic priorities
  • Identify multiple work stream dependencies across the projects and maintain the project flow, adhering to milestone and timelines
  • Project manage the specific tasks and the associated PM responsibilities associated to it - project deliverables (project plans, final reports, presentations, briefing notes, etc.) of assigned project work streams
  • Work with Project Lead to implement the change management – releasing the communication, ensuring compliance to the internal framework and utilizing the existing material to cover the change management aspect of the project

Project tasks:

  • Create or support the creation of the project and plans
  • Create logical sequence for tasks per project stream, incl. interdependencies between tasks and projects; logistics to execute against the tasks
  • Source and assign appropriate resources
  • Schedule tasks in accordance with project requirements and available resources; follow up on deliverable & status reports
  • Schedule and facilitate meetings related to the project plan progressions (take notes & action plans).
  • Record and managed risks and issues, propose remedies, escalate if needed
  • Cost control and reporting (progress against budget, tracking and forecasting)
  • Facilitate polling/surveys as needed
  • Develop and support workflow diagrams

Project Coordination:

  • Work with various internal and external stakeholder discussion to ensure on time, budget and scope project delivery and stakeholder collaboration and buy-in
  • Chairing and facilitating meetings where appropriate and distribute minutes to all project team members
  • Work and follow-up/ manage the assigned vendor communications
  • Work with various teams across the organization and externally to plan and coordinate delivery efforts

Project Reporting:

  • Develop consolidated project reporting for the Project Lead for management / committee reporting
  • Prepare written and verbal reports (e.g., briefing notes) for internal and external stakeholders
  • Maintain and update project repository with documents and deliverables
  • Measurement of progress against plan (KPI report)
  • Updating stakeholders on PM actions – including risk and issue mitigations
  • Any other general project reports

About You

  • PMP or equivalent designation with at least 5-6 years of experience of managing transformation projects for complex environment
  • Previous experience implementing a multidimensional ERP system- management accounting and planning (budgeting and forecasting)
  • Work with ERP/ business information systems and excel – management accounting and planning (budgeting and forecasting)
  • Experience managing multiple ongoing projects/ work streams simultaneously
  • Proven experience working with multiple stakeholders - internal and external
  • Experience in coordinating multiple onsite teams in different time zones
  • Knowledge in IT solutions, network, hardware, and relevant technical conventions
  • Work with Agile methodologies is an advantage
  • Hands-on in developing reporting and deliverables
  • Ability to manage conflicting timelines and priorities
  • Collaborative and proactive
  • Structured and organized
  • Continuous improvement oriented
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Advanced Excel skills

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How to Apply

Click the “Apply Now” button and follow the instructions to submit your resume. Please note that we only accept documents in MS Word or Rich Text formats. When referencing this job, quote #303459.

You must currently reside within the Greater Toronto Area and be permitted to work in Canada to be considered for this opportunity. A recruiter will be in touch with you if your profile meets our client’s requirements for this role.

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