Exl Service

  • Finance Project Manager - Temp

    Job Location US-OR-Portland
    ID
    2018-5954
    Group
    EXL Consulting
    Type
    Contractor / Temps on Agency Payroll
  • Overview

    At EXL, we believe there is always a better way. We look deeper, we find it and make it happen. Our solutions integrate operations management services, analytics and technology platforms to deliver immediate results and long-term business impact.

     

    Ours is a company built on value and trust. Our core values are innovation, excellence, collaboration, integrity and trust. We take client service seriously; and our clients’ priorities drive our business focus. Their journey is our journey.

     

    EXL’s Finance Transformation practice focuses on 5 key areas, including, Finance Organizational Design, Process Optimization, Finance Systems Advisory, Compliance & Assurance, and Accounting Advisory Services.

    Responsibilities

     

    • Engage with and conduct reviews with senior business, IT, executives, stakeholder committees, the IT steering committee and other relevant bodies to validate and assess the project portfolio, execute change, and reprioritize to meet business needs as required
    • Ensure the oversight and coordination of dependencies across the projects and programs in the portfolio, and resolve or escalate conflicts
    • Maintain roadmap of project/initiative delivery. Manage prioritization, resourcing and scheduling of requests working with business and IT managers. Assist business line with IT facilitation of strategy. Drive vendor evaluation and selection for new solutions
    • Conduct regular meetings with the senior executive bodies to inform and alert them of any issues arising from the performance of the individual projects within the portfolio to assure the on-plan usage and consumption of resources and funding, and to highlight any variances
    • Lead reviews of any significant initiatives, projects or programs that are challenged and provide recommendations as to whether it should continue, be significantly changed, placed on hold or discontinued
    • Direct the creation and maintenance of the required project portfolio documentation and artifacts
    • Work with project teams to manage/oversee the full range of the project life cycle (initiate, plan, execute, close) for projects covering a portfolio of projects which focus on the business needs of a specific business line(s) or strategy. Deliver projects according to agreed-upon timeline, budget, and scope. Create strategies for risk mitigation, and formulate complex project/program plans and schedules

    Qualifications

    Desired Skill requirement

    • Strong O2C domain knowledge and experience, esp. in Cash Application
    • Excellent in reporting, data analysis and high-stake presentation skills
    • High-focused client and relationship management, with creative problem-solving ability
    • Excellent oral and written communication. Must be tactful, mature and flexible; able to get along well with diverse personalities when working towards high pressure resolution projects
    • Should have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment and withstand pressure
    • Self-driven individual with an eye for detail and analytical bent of mind
    • Go-getter and result-oriented with high personal accountability
    • Strong project management and people management skills
    • Experience in RPA will be an added advantage
    • Ability to operate at both the strategic and functional level to manage project expectations, perceptions, deliverables and resources
    • Possesses a high degree of political sensitivity, astuteness and the ability to effectively use the informal power structure of the organization to achieve success and clear obstacles for the portfolio
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Good understanding of Finance, Order to Cash would be an advantage

    Experience

    • Minimum 5 years of experience in a complex cash application environment, LTL Industry (less-than-truckload) experience will be an added advantage
    • Strong O2C domain knowledge; complete understanding of O2C cycle
    • Graduate in any stream, preferably Commerce/Accounts
    • ERP knowledge/experience in Oracle, OMS, NetSuite would be a plus

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