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The Lead Finance Project Manager – DRM will be an integral part of the leadership team involved with the planning, design and implementation of the Data Relationship Management (DRM) tool which will be used to maintain and manage changes in master data across the legacy Energy businesses. The leader will need to draw from experience or training in the areas of structure management, financial reporting, and developing and maintaining DRM.
The role will integrate closely with other team members that are implementing other Oracle / Hyperion tools (e.g. HFM / FDM, Essbase, and Planning) as part of the Financial Transformation Project. This is a newly created role and this individual will be paving new ground in our long term Hyperion strategy and our move toward Enterprise Standard compliant systems. The Lead Finance Project / Program Manager - DRM demonstrates accountability for functional, business, and broad company objectives.
In addition, you will:
Integrate and develop processes that meet business needs across the organization
Be involved in long-term planning
Contributes to the overall strategy and manages complex issues within functional areas of expertise
Be knowledgeable of systems and process to be able to provide assistance and respond to questions of others in broad organization
Serve as solution delivery expert for the design and implementation of assigned finance areas
Drive and be accountable for operational excellence of assigned program(s), with duties including project reviews, feasibility, cost benefit analysis, prioritization, initiation, execution and closure for all project work related to the program
Manage budgets and contracts associated with program(s) or initiative(s)
Manage activities of project team resources to support and deliver solutions relating to the program(s)
Maintain effective working relationships with peers and vendors to seamlessly integrate the program area into the overall strategic objectives and activities of the organization
Coordinate program support activities, including the development of internal and external communications, establishing roadmaps and benchmarks, and developing training plans
Lead the analysis, requirement development, design, documentation, implementation and maintenance of small to medium finance solutions for business processes
Support, advise, assist, guide and resolve problems for client leaders and users
Work as a business partner with client leaders and users to evaluate / improve business processes and arrive at mutual, cost effective solutions
Ensure conformance to finance standards and practices
Prepare and present project plans, status reports, cost / benefit studies and recommend funding and resources
Act as a change agent for business processes
Coordinate outsourced supplier efforts as required
Serve as a knowledge resource to the accounting user field to assist with questions on system functionality and processing complex transactions
Bridge knowledge gap between various financial systems and applications
Possess basic level of systems knowledge to be able to interact / converse with IT personnel
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
Minimum of 5 additional years of experience with financial and systems operations and their implementation into the business function
Additional Eligibility Qualifications
GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.
BS in Accounting, Finance, MIS, or business
Strong oral and written communication skills
Strong interpersonal, leadership, and problem solving skills
Quality and cost driven
Established project management and organizational abilities
Experience with computerized accounting systems and OLAP reporting tools, accounting principles and financial reports, systems analysis and design methodologies
Experience with Hyperion reporting tools
Experience in the Data Relationship Management application, working knowledge of HFM, FDM, and Oracle G/L components
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PLEASE NOTE: Schenectady, NY or Atlanta, GA are the preferred locations, however other U.S. locations may be considered.
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