• Project Manager - Finance and Accounting

    Location US-NC-Raleigh
    Posting date 2 months ago(2/15/2018 4:34 AM)
    Job ID
    Finance, Project Management
  • Company description

    At Red Hat, we connect an innovative community of customers, partners, and contributors to deliver an open source stack of trusted, high-performing solutions. We offer cloud, Linux, middleware, storage, and virtualization technologies, together with award-winning global customer support, consulting, and implementation services. Red Hat is a rapidly growing company supporting more than 90% of Fortune 500 companies.

    Job summary

    The Red Hat Finance Project Management Office is looking for a Project Manager for Payroll, Accounting, and Finance projects to join us in Raleigh, NC. In this role, you will be responsible for end-to-end project and program management of multiple cross-functional projects at a regional or global level.

    Primary job responsibilities

    • Simultaneously manage multiple business projects from inception to delivery, across diverse geographic locations with coordination of resources, tasks, and deliverables
    • Meet agreed upon scope, cost, schedule, and quality measures, develop project plan and guide project milestones
    • Facilitate all checkpoint and health-check activities throughout the life cycle of projects
    • Exercise good judgment in identifying issues and risks, facilitating problem-solving, and recommending solutions
    • Engage the proper teams and work to coordinate business change management for project initiation and delivery
    • Communicate to executives, sponsors, and other cross-functional teams the project or program status, risks, and issues
    • Think through new problems, and actively develop plans for issues not addressed by established procedure

    Required skills

    • 3-5 years of project management experience plus Project Management Professional (PMP) qualification, or 7+ years of project management experience; experience with payroll system implementations, finance, and accounting projects is a plus
    • 5+ years of non-project related business experience; experience in payroll, accounting, or finance is a plus
    • Experience managing cross-functional global project teams
    • Excellent relationship building and negotiation skills with clients and team members
    • Proven ability to deliver medium to large-size projects or multi-project programs successfully within set parameters
    • Background in preparing business cases, including business value, capital, and expense analysis and return on investment
    • Good verbal and written communication skills; good presentation skills
    • Good problem-solving and conflict resolution skills and change management skills
    • Skilled with office applications and project management tools
    • Bachelor's degree

    Red Hat is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer. We review applications for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, uniformed services, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

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