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Robert Half Program Manager Non Tech 1 in Redmond, Washington

Description Are you an individual contributor exercising both business systems analysis and project management? Your expertise in accounting functions and systems will prove invaluable in this Project Manager position. The ideal candidate for this role is someone who can oversee financial projects and keep them on track. The Project Manager will work closely with Business Analysts to complete the detailed requirements documentation that may feature data mapping to accounting systems for correct accounting and reporting of transactions. These business requirements will need to incorporate specifications gathered from the accounting leadership team and input from key participants from other functional areas. This long-term contract / temporary employment opportunity is based in the Redmond, Washington area.

Your responsibilities in this role

  • Communicates business requirements and business process design to development team

  • Creates and handles project sponsor expectations and recognizes business drivers. When required, requests changes to project scope, timing, or resources to ensure strategic solutions are delivered

  • Works to prioritize concurrent project and support assignments and meets stakeholder expectations

  • Works closely with business users to describe and research business requirements

  • Manages work plans, schedules, project estimates, resource plans and status reports, issue management and risk mitigation

  • Launches governance approaches for the projects to result in consistent and clear communication as well as issue resolution Requirements - Experience in a range of project management software like Microsoft Project, SmartSheet or other similar applications

  • Experience working with or in an accounting function with a key role in system projects preferred

  • Comfortable taking the lead in areas such as business and technical requirements analysis, documentation, modeling and testing methodologies & development

  • Comprehensive knowledge of navigating basic office equipment and protocols

  • Ability to analyze complex business problems, propose effective solutions and understand and apply business vision and direction

  • Able to use and act upon independent judgement

  • Candidates with a Project Management and/or Business Systems Analyst Certification are preferred

  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing to executive management, team members, business and technology professionals

  • Strong project planning and management tasks, business systems support functions and project costing techniques

  • Bachelor'Microsoft degree in accounting or finance & Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification

Robert Half is the world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to opportunities at great companies. We offer contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions for finance and accounting, technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and customer support roles.

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Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.3195. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to contract/temporary professionals. Visit https://roberthalf.gobenefits.net/ for more information.

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