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Finance Programs Manager

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    Trade / Retail

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Job Description

Leads projects or large sub project towers within a Finance program combining extensive hands-on experience with change management and techniques for problem-solving with a strong drive for results. Designs specific project / tower plans and drives change initiatives and activities for projects and manages project delivery resources/team providing project guidance and direction to achieve project goals. Key Responsibilities

  • Manages the day-to-day execution of activities over Finance programs/projects. Leads project delivery resources/team providing project guidance and direction to achieve project goals.

  • Drives and executes change initiatives and activities for projects or large sub project towers utilizing project management disciplines ensuring successful project delivery that is in line with the broader goals and objectives of the program. Identifies organizational change management impacts.

  • Design specific project / tower plans including timelines, business cases, and resources ensuring design signoff by management to the program.

  • Ensures regulatory and compliance policy is adhered to in the projects and related operational risks are explicitly considered and managed in their implementation.

  • Produces effective progress reports and communication mechanisms for the project / tower to keep management appraised of the status, major risks and issues, scope changes, budgets, and milestone achievements or misses. Reports on metrics to measure all project benefits, quality, and customer satisfaction.

  • Identifies matters regarding resources and timelines and formally captures and communicates to management in order to seek support on any changes.

  • Adheres to the governance structure. Ensures accountability and enables the predictability of the outcomes of processes under scope.

  • Collaborates with cross functional teams to manage and communicate interdependencies where applicable. Leads and develops an effective team through communication, performance management, development plans and rewards and recognition.

  • Drives technology implementation and coordinate effective testing, go-live and stabilization independently or as part of a wider transformation.

  • Performs other duties as assigned. Supervisory Responsibilities Provides formal supervision to individual employees within single functional or operational area. Approves subordinate's recommendations for staff recruitment, selection, promotion, advancement, corrective action and termination. Effectively recommends same for direct reports to next level management for review and approval. Plans and monitors appropriate staffing levels and utilization of labor, including overtime. Prepares and delivers performance appraisal for staff. Mentors and coaches team members to further develop competencies. Leads by example and models behaviors that are consistent with the company's values. Responsible for identifying training needs, tracking performance, coaching, and motivating team members.

Candidate Description

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.,

  • Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) from 4-year college or university in Accounting, Finance, or related field. MBA is a plus. Minimum 6-8 years of related experience with 3 years of direct experience from a reputable firm.

  • Strong program management experience preferred. CERTIFICATES and/or LICENSES


  • Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret the most complex business documents. Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive issues. Ability to write reports, manuals, speeches and articles using distinctive style. Ability to make effective and persuasive presentations on complex topics to employees, clients, top management and/or public groups. Ability to motivate and negotiate effectively with key employees, top management, and client groups to take desired action. FINANCIAL KNOWLEDGE

  • Requires in-depth knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to calculate complex figures. Ability to forecast and prepare budgets. Conducts financial/business analysis including the preparation of reports. REASONING ABILITY

  • Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret complex documents. Ability to solve problems involving several options in situations. Requires advanced analytical and quantitative skills. OTHER SKILLS and/or ABILITIES

  • Strong computer skills, including specific knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc.).

  • Strong solutions-oriented skills.

  • Broad Solution Architecture knowledge and skills.