Overview

Position Purpose

The purpose of the Project Leader, Finance position is to provide effective leadership of key finance projects and to prepare economic and financial forecasts for use in the development of financial decisions.

Major Tasks, Responsibilities and Key Accountabilities

  • 40%- PROJECT CONTROL – Develops an effective plan for controlling project scope, schedule and cost, and monitors project execution to ensure that the plan is being followed. Creates and effectively coordinates documentation to explain changes or potential changes to the baseline and ensures the approved changes are implemented.
  • 30%- PROJECT COMMUNICATIONS – Develops an effective plan for communicating project information to the project team and to the project stakeholders. Develops written status reports and scorecards and creates/presents project review documents to senior leadership.
  • 10%- PROJECT RISK ASSESSMENT – Leads the definition of project risks and the required mitigation approaches. Monitors project activities for the occurrence of risks and takes timely action to escalate or mitigate the risk. Advises project team members and stakeholders of actions required or completed.
  • 10%- PROJECT LESSONS LEARNED – At the completion of a project or project phase, captures key lessons learned and communicates to peer Project Leaders. Effectively applies lessons learned in subsequent projects.
  • 10%- PROJECT ENVIRONMENT – Shares responsibility with the project leadership for providing a good working environment. Ensures teams are staffed, duties and responsibilities are understood by everyone and that an inclusive environment is maintained.

Nature and Scope

  • Reports to Sr Finance Manager.
  • This role has no direct reports.

Environmental Job Requirements

Environment:

  • Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.

Travel: 

  • Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be eighteen years of age or older.
  • Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.

Education Required:

  • The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a bachelor’s degree program or equivalent degree in a field of study related to the job.

Years of Relevant Work Experience:

  • 3 years

Physical Requirements:

  • Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions, there may be a need to move or lift light articles.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Statistics, Analytics, Business, Information Systems or related field is preferred.
  • Two years of experience in corporate finance, accounting, banking, or other related financial services is preferred

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:

  • Ability to perform detailed analyses as well as create executive summaries of the analyses.
  • Ability to present and defend own work and work of others to senior leadership.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to influence the decisions of individuals that you do not supervise.

Benefits

  • Paid parental leave to bond with your new addition
  • 401(K) savings plan with company match
  • Merit increases and performance bonuses
  • On-the-spot recognition and rewards for a job well done

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