IT Project Manager (Finance Systems Development)

  • Location: Jersey City , New Jersey
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #160288

firstPRO is seeking a qualified IT Project Manager (Finance Systems Development) for our client, a large distributor based out of New Jersey. They are seeking someone that will be responsible for working with newly acquired companies to transition them to the corporate IT infrastructure associated with planned financial application projects.


IT Project Manager (Finance Systems Development)

Job Details

  • Compensation: Up to $70/hour with benefits (Health, Dental, Vision), Weekly pay
  • 100% Remote
  • Type: Contract
  • Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM


Job Responsibilities

  • Oversees projects with the goal of achieving project success in the areas of Scope, Schedule, Budget and realized Benefits
  • Identifies project options, develops business cases, and secures required approvals
  • Leads requirements gathering and planning process, working closely with key stakeholders
  • Defines the appropriate project scope, aligned to corporate strategies
  • Identifies and manages critical paths, being mindful of upstream and downstream dependencies
  • Ensures coordination with other key initiatives, and addresses and resolves project conflicts
  • Develops project plans, key milestone schedules, and cost/benefit analysis
  • Manages project financials including budgeting, forecasting, and tracks actuals
  • Reviews actuals versus planned budget throughout project lifecycle to identify variances and recommends corrective action
  • Tracks and manages the project schedule and its dependencies
  • Facilitates PMO level reviews of the project status and health
  • Ensures issues and risks are managed, mitigated, and communicated to senior leadership
  • Applies change management process and tools to create a strategy to support adoption of the changes required for our change initiatives
  • Understands and manages the scope of small and medium sized projects, considering business requirements, budget, resources, and capabilities
  • Works with IT and Business partners to identify and schedule all the work for end-to-end deployment required to fulfill the project requirements
  • Ensures project milestones are accomplished and overall committed timelines are met
  • Communicates updates on major milestones and keeps all stakeholders informed of progress and issues
  • Identifies and manages proposed changes to projects, working with business stakeholders and project managers to ensure appropriate processes and communications are followed
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned


Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, or IT
  • 5+ years of Project management experience
  • 3+ years of experience in technical IT role (SQL Development, DBA, Programmer, Application Support, System Administrator)
  • Experience managing projects related to finance and accounting applications (ERP, Financial Management, AP, AR)
  • Familiarity with a broad range of Technologies (Applications e.g. ERP, Finance& Accounting, Logistics)
  • Experience with Concur, Billtrust, or Oracle Financial Management a plus
  • Expert knowledge and experience using agile development methodologies to deliver code updates
  • PMP certification preferred

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