IT Project Manager

  • location: Walnut Creek, CA
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $70 - $78 per hour

job description

IT Project Manager

The IT lead will be responsible for successful delivery of projects related to the new Accounting rules around CECL. This is a critical role, and is required to work closely in a matrix management fashion across all aspects of Finance Technology; PMO and Controllers Business unit

The ideal candidate would have the following skills

- Good understanding of Banking and Financial instrument accounting

- Strong understanding and implementation of financial systems in a banking organization

- Proven PM capabilities to execute projects on time, within budget and to scope.

- Effective communicator and adapts style and messaging to the audience

- Knowledge of PeopleSoft Financials or related ERP Software experience

- Comfortable navigating dynamic environments, ambiguity and being a catalyst to drive decisions

- Ability to effectively uncover, align and manage stakeholders needs and expectations

- Action oriented - escalates and resolves issues in a timely manner

- Understands financial planning, project budgeting, and expense tracking to successfully manage project budgets to completion

- Working knowledge of complex technology systems implementations, with ability to effectively communicate with technology and business partners

Major Responsibilities

80%- Design Support of Critical finance system implementations

10%- Help design system support strategy and identify efficiencies

10%- Finance technology management project prioritization, resourcing, reporting and communication

Qualifications

- 8+ Years of IT experience, with at least 4+ years as a Senior Technical Project Manager leading large-scale technology implementations.

- PM experience leading projects over $5MM, full lifecycle from design to development and implementation.

- PM experience leading large projects that span 2+ years in duration.

- PM experience leading projects that involve large Vendor-software implementations.

- PM experience leading projects that follow formalized lifecycle development methodology.

- Excellent communication skills, verbal and written.

- Excellent leadership skills, with ability to track, monitor, and drive project activities

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