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Robert Half International Project Manager in CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa


A company in the Cedar Rapids, Iowa area is in urgent need of a Project Manager. Apply through Robert Half Management Resources. In this role, candidates will have a say in accounting functions and systems and should possess a true enthusiasm for keeping financial projects on schedule and creating successful outcomes. The Project Manager will join forces with a team of Business Analysts in order to complete detailed requirements documentation, a responsibility that may involve data mapping to accounting systems for proper accounting and reporting of transactions. You'll need to bring a knack for cross-functional collaboration, as this role will require you to incorporate input and feedback from the accounting leadership team and from key participants in other functional areas. Offered on a long-term duration, this is a temporary position. Act now and apply today!

Your responsibilities

  • Launches governance approaches for the projects to result in consistent and clear communication as well as issue resolution

  • Creates and handles project sponsor expectations and recognizes business drivers. When required, requests changes to project scope, timing, or resources to ensure strategic solutions are delivered

  • Coordinates priorities of concurrent project and support assignments, while meeting stakeholder expectations

  • Takes the lead on work plans, schedules, project estimates, resource plans and status reports, issue management and risk mitigation

  • Joins forces with development team to identify business requirements and business process design

  • Describes and analyzes business requirements so that business users clearly understand them


  • This role would be best suited for candidates with precedent accounting experience in a key role in system projects

  • Ability to rely on your discretion and act on it

  • Capable of interacting both orally and in writing to executive management, team members, business and technology professionals

  • Past experience with Microsoft Project, SmartSheet or other similar project management software applications

  • Proven experience with business and technical requirements analysis, documentation, modeling and testing methodologies & development

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance & Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification

  • Complex problem solving skills are a must. Candidate must be able to analyze complex business problems, propose effective solutions and understand and apply business vision and direction

  • Command of finance

  • Comprehensive knowledge of project management

  • Resourceful project management background

  • Having a Project Management and/or Business Systems Analyst Certification is a bonus

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Salary: $33.25 - $38.50 / Hourly


Date Posted: February 8, 2021

Employment Type: Temporary

Job Reference: 01500-0011697769

Staffing Area: Interim Project-Based Financial