Financial Management Group - Project Management Office, CPA preferred

  • Competitive
  • Jacksonville Beach, FL, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Macquarie
  • 24 Sep 16

Financial Management Group - Project Management Office, CPA preferred

Project Management Office (PMO)

Macquarie Group (Macquarie) is a global provider of banking, financial, advisory, investment and funds management services operating in 27 countries. Macquarie is seeking a PMO Executive to support its Financial Management Group (FMG) across the Americas in relation to the management and implementation of projects on behalf of the Finance, Tax and Treasury divisions.

PMO support is mainly envisaged for Trading businesses including Energy and Credit Markets. Support will also be needed for Tax Reporting (provision and compliance) initiatives.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Drive operational excellence strategy across the Americas Financial Management Group, leading to capacity savings
  • Leverage business analytics and problem definition for new projects
  • Lead compilation of project and communication plans at inception of project
  • Engage stakeholders to determine communication strategy throughout life of project
  • Provide project milestone updates to senior stakeholders
  • Organize development of test strategies as part of project execution through partnership with Technology team
  • Provide dashboard updates to senior management for all projects on the go
  • Perform deep dive in various areas, drawing on SME knowledge, to arrive at plan for determining strategy for resolving issues

About You:
  • Bachelors Degree, in accounting and/or finance. CPA or PMP qualification is preferred.
  • Minimum 10 years experience in a project management office within large organisation
  • Strong background in Financial Accounting and Reporting Services (essential), inclusive of public accounting firm experience
  • Experience working with Microsoft Project, Visio and PowerPoint
  • Detail-oriented with good intuitive reasoning skills
  • Strong communication, analytical, organizational, and research skills
  • Good interpersonal skills, capable of working effectively in cross-functional and cross-border teams
  • Financial Services industry experience preferred
  • Ability to influence others outside of direct remit
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize
  • Strong cross functional communication skills

About us:

The Financial Management Group (FMG) provides financial, tax and treasury services to all areas of Macquarie. The group is focused on providing strategic analysis and advice to Macquarie's businesses and senior management, managing Macquarie's funding, liquidity and capital position, ensuring Macquarie continues to meet regulatory and compliance obligations and managing Macquarie's corporate communications and investor relations.

The group is focused on three key outcomes:
  • managing the Macquarie balance sheet and profit & loss optimally and strategically
  • adding value to Macquarie's senior management and its businesses by providing advice and analysis that is strategic, timely, accurate and comprehensive
  • ensuring Macquarie continues to meet the obligations within its regulatory and compliance framework

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or protected veteran status. Macquarie takes affirmative action in support of its policy to hire and advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

Advertised: 31 May 2016 Eastern Standard Time
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