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Job Details

Location
Sydney CBD
Salary
$900 per day, Benefits: + Super
Job Type
Contract
Ref
BH-165125
Contact
Andrew McPherson
Contact email
Email Andrew
Posted
about 1 month ago
Our client is a leading insurance group and employer of choice.  They are currently undergoing a major transformation program and as such require a Project Manager with an accounting and finance background and ideally insurance knowledge to deliver the finance stream of the project.  

Reporting into the Program Manager you will work with Finance Business Analysts & SME's to deliver a detailed Implementation Plan including business implementation and verification steps, and manage business implementation activities. Specifically you will focus on:
  • Successful delivery of Finance changes to agreed scope, time, cost and quality including
  • End to end management of the finance stream in accordance with Project Governance and Methodologies, Project Competencies and Change management Framework.
  • Establish and manage effective project operations to deliver quality outcomes.
  • Control, manage and report issues, risks, dependencies and changes in scope.
  • Prepare project budget and stage gate approvals
  • Track and report project financials for the finance stream in line with the program
  • Develop and manage engagement with IT teams as required
  • Lead, develop and coach teams to meet project deliverables
  • Apply and adhere to the Bank’s methodologies, tools and standards.
This role sits on a large multi-year program and will be 6 month rolling daily rate contract likely to go on for up to 2 years

Required skills and experience:
  • CA or CPA qualification (highly desirable)
  • Experience in financial services industry (ideally insurance, wealth management or banking required)
  • Recent experience in working in large, complex financial services organisations.
  • Minimum 3 years work experience as a Project Manager working within medium to large projects
  • Hands on experience managing testing and implementation
  • Experience in core Finance system change including General Ledger, Data Warehouse, & Reporting tools.
  • Knowledge and experience with all Microsoft Office applications including Visio and Project
  • Exposure to Agile project delivery and tools
  • Experience in leading and supervising business analysts/project resources.

if you have the required experience and would like to apply please include a copy of your resume in Word format