Director, Data Program Management & Strategy in Charlotte, North Carolina
Posted 01/11/22


  • Top 25 U.S. digital financial services company committed to developing award-winning technology and services.
  • Named one of the top three fastest-growing banking brands in the U.S. in 2020.
  • Offers a full suite of products including mortgage lending, personal lending, and a variety of deposit and other banking products (savings, money-market, and checking accounts, certificates of deposit (CDs), and individual retirement accounts (IRAs)), self-directed and investment-advisory services, and capital for equity sponsors and middle-market companies.
  • Where permitted by applicable law, must have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine by date of hire to be considered.


  • Fast paced, highly collaborative, teamwork-oriented environment
  • Make an immediate impact in this high visibility role
  • Base salary of $160-180k with bonus potential and excellent benefits package
  • Top-notch leadership committed to developing people


  • Act as a change agent and program manager driving the CFO Group's data driven transformation
  • Own and maintain the finance data strategy and roadmap, taking lead in developing processes for intake, evaluation and prioritization of data and analytics demands of the program
  • Develop and manage the finance data program's project plan in alignment with the data strategy and roadmap and other transformation initiatives both within and outside of finance
  • Monitor the resourcing and progress of individual workstreams delivering on the data strategy as well as dependencies between them
  • Further drive the adoption of Agile framework and related best practices within day-to-day management of the development activities, as well as overall program planning
  • Drive an overall cadence of communication between product owners, technologies and stakeholders on program coordination and execution
  • Drive tracking and resolution of program risks, issues, actions and decisions and ongoing reporting around those to the stakeholders
  • Monitor program financials and ensure transparency and timely risk and opportunity identification through reporting
  • Drive the delivery of executive-level presentations and communications to keep finance and technology leadership, key stakeholders and governance bodies informed of the scope, approach, benefits, status, risks, and opportunities of the finance data program
  • Partner with business and technology leaders and SMEs to define, measure and report on KPIs to measure operational performance and project success
  • Collaborate with finance and technology leadership and SMEs to develop and execute change management plans


  • Bachelor's degree
  • 7+ years of experience in program management, project management and/or change management, of which at least 3-4 years must be driving large scale cross-organizational programs within an Agile framework
  • Proven track record of successfully implementing change within an organization
  • Good understanding of key finance, accounting, and treasury processes (e.g., financial close and consolidation; financial planning and forecasting; financial, management and regulatory reporting; treasury operations and cash management; asset and liability management; capital markets)
  • Proven problem-solving skills, with a breadth of perspective and ability to "connect the dots" even in areas outside one’s primary subject matter expertise, and ability to reach beyond immediate sphere of influence to pull in stakeholders and drive expedient resolution
  • Excellent organizational skills with an ability to juggle competing priorities in a dynamic environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including ability to develop executive-level presentations
  • Strong skills as a consultant, influencer, conflict manager and negotiator; demonstrated ability to motivate teams and influence outcomes without direct reporting authority
  • Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment, making trade-off decisions where necessary to best benefit the organization
  • Ability to proactively identify and manage risks
  • Prior banking industry experience preferred
  • PMP or similar project management certification preferred



  • Employee Type: Direct Hire
  • Location: Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Category: Information Technology
  • Date Posted: 01/11/22
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