Project Manager in Corning, New York
Posted 11/19/21

AccruePartners values our contract and consulting employees. We offer a competitive benefits package to meet the diverse needs of all of our contractor and consulting employees and their family members. Here is a listing of what our company offers: 401(k) Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Employee Assistance Program, Medical and Prescription Drug, Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance. 



  • Fortune 500 manufacturing and technology organization with significant investment in R&D and Innovation
  • Rich history with over 150 years of significant growth and innovation
  • Expanding global footprint in North America, South America, Europe and Asia
  • Industry leader within all 8 divisions and leader in each
  • Known for growing talent internally and promoting internally



  • Culture: Highly collaborative, teamwork-oriented environment
  • Growth: Make an immediate impact in this high visibility role
  • Opportunity: Ability to drive change within organization with a focus on process improvement
  • Stability: Strong executive leadership team investing in its talent and elevating the global footprint







• Engaging with Finance Leadership (up through the CFO Staff) in a multi-national/multi-cultural environment to gain stakeholder alignment and present Project Status, Findings, and Results.

• End-to-End Project Management for Finance Transformation initiatives.

• Role includes Chartering, Resource Planning, Budgeting, Sponsor and Executive Committee Review, Planning, Execution, Stakeholder engagement, and Project Closure.

• Diverse array of projects from tactical to strategic including:

o Finance Transformations: SAP S/4 HANA Deployments, SAP Central Finance, Blackline, Khalix, Tax Engines, Power BI Analytics, Robotics, new functional process and technology introductions

o Finance Optimizations: Process improvements, PeopleSoft/SAP deployments, Shared Service integration's, ERP upgrades, Cost reductions, business process design and new functional process/technology introductions


Day to Day Responsibilities:

• Engage with Finance Stakeholders at all levels of the organization to seek inputs on requirements and to socialize status/influence results throughout Project Lifecycle

• Run effective and efficient project management processes to drive good work prioritization and resource allocation decisions

• Create project charters, project plans, resource plans, cost estimates

• Manage project resources to achieve project deliverables

• Review project spend budget and forecast variances to identify areas for action.

• Provide regular project updates to Sponsor, Steerage, and PMO’s

• Document and manage risks throughout the project lifecycle

• Escalate issues as appropriate to ensure timely and effective resolution

• Document and track activities, scope changes and lessons learned

• Ensure projects are delivered within timeline, budget and deliverables are met.

• May be asked to lead multi-million-dollar projects or multiple smaller scope projects depending on project portfolio and business needs



Required Education and Experience:

• Bachelor’s degree required. MBA or equivalent preferred with Finance concentration

• Previous experience in Finance Operations and/or Finance Transformation work including work in Shared Services Centers.

• Staffed and responsible for a work stream of tasks/deliverables on Finance-systems implementation

• Project Management work experiences (PMBOK, SDLC, Waterfall, Agile)

• Work with multiple groups and cross function team experiences.


Required Skills:

• Polish – Ability to interface at all levels within the organization and install confidence and trust

• Functional business experience (in Finance)

• Highly proficient with Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Microsoft Projects. Uses these tools to work more efficiently and reduce time.

• Problem Solving, Analytical skills, Exceptional Follow Through

• Demonstrates initiative and effectively manages self and team through a fast-paced environment

• Demonstrates Project Management skills and experiences

• Process Improvement Experience

• Ability to prioritize work to meet deliverables / timelines in an effective manner


Desired Skills:

• Strong Organization Skills, Process Rigor, Attention to Detail, Responsive

• Understanding of Shared Services Operations

• Understanding of Functional processes (Finance)

• Functional understanding of PeopleSoft and/or SAP systems

• Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification

• Green Belt certification

  • Employee Type: Contract
  • Location: Corning, New York
  • Category: Human Resources
  • Date Posted: 11/19/21
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