Job Openings Project Manager

About the job Project Manager

Job Description:

·       Provide support by developing and maintaining all performance dashboards and preparing reports to be submitted to project team. 

·       Maintain financial controls and systems for recording, monitoring, forecasting and budgeting of all project expenditures. 

·       Analyze project actuals versus forecast. 

·       Prepare monthly accruals and analyze against payments. 

·       Analyze all data and project deliverables to ensure adherence to all timeframe requirements. 

·       Develop, and Maintain policies and procedures. 

·       Coach, mentor, or train others where needed on financial topics related to their role. 

·       Communicate to senior leadership in language and information they request, enabling them to take action as needed. 

·       Be able to jump in to assist other areas of the PMO when needed. 

 

Mandatory Skills: 

  • Excel Skills advanced skills and experience with Microsoft Excel (Pivots, look-ups, graphs, formatting) , Microsoft Project skills + PowerPoint (Microsoft)
  • Must understand financial aspect of Programs, Projects, and Agile in a business context and be able to explain same to non-financial resources -Be able to help with other teams (budget, forecasting)
  • Fast learner with new tools (Friendly reports)
  • Must be able to work with all levels of the organization, from scrum teams to senior leadership  - Communication Skills (at any level of the business) + problem solver + team player
  • Strong sense of urgency, organizational skills and attention to detail with creative approach to solving issues 
  • Proven ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic, deadline-driven environment 
  • Demonstrated ability to work with and challenge business contacts to interpret issues and properly apply finance and accounting principles in reporting and forecasting 
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to synthesize large amounts of data 
  • Must be able to examine detailed information but tailor messages to audiences with different levels of knowledge and requiring different levels of detail  

 

Nice to have 

  • Familiarity with mortgage and banking industry, or even better Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac experience. 
  • Familiarity with working in an Agile environment. Some knowledge of SAFe (Scaled Agile Framework) practices. Use of Jira. 
  • Working knowledge of SharePoint, Microsoft OneNote, Tableau (run reports), and Planview 
  • Familiarity with General Ledger postings 
  • Work with Program and Project Managers, or within a PMO, to ensure financial information (resource forecasts and non-resource costs) are accurate, and completed as per deadlines from enterprise 

 

Education/Experience: 

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Computer Science or a related field. 
  • PMP Certification preferred but not required.  



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