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Robert Half International Project Manager in NEWPORT NEWS, Virginia


Do you have project management experience? Are you looking for a position that offers you a flexible schedule? If you answered yes to both this position may be for you!

Robert Half Management Resources is looking for a Project Manager to assist our client in the government sector in a part time flexible opportunity. This position offers the ability to work from home as well as a flexible schedule of about 25-30 hours per week!

Do you have previous experience working independently and have a clear understanding of both business systems analysis and project management? In this Project Manager role, you will utilize your experience with operating and accounting functions and systems. The ideal candidate for this role is someone who can oversee financial projects and keep them on track. As the Project Manager, you will collaborate with Business Analysts on the detailed requirements documentation, which may comprise data mapping to accounting systems for accurate accounting and reporting of transactions. In addition to specifications accumulated from the accounting leadership team, the business requirements must feature input from top participants from other functional areas. This long-term temporary employment opportunity is based in the Newport News, Virginia area.

How you will make an impact

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

  • Creates and works on work plans, schedules, project estimates, resource plans and status reports, issue management and risk mitigation

  • In addition to managing project sponsor expectations and interpreting business drivers, you will work out changes, when necessary, to project scope, timing, or resources to ensure strategic solutions are delivered

  • Communicates business requirements and business process design to development team

  • Establishes appropriate governance approaches for the projects to ensure consistent and effective communication as well as issue resolution

  • Communicates with business users to define business requirements


  • Comfortable taking the lead in areas such as business and technical requirements analysis, documentation, modeling and testing methodologies & development

  • Able to rely on your discretion and act on it

  • Proficient in analyzing complex business problems, proposing effective solutions and understanding and applying business vision and direction

  • A track record of working with or in an accounting function with a key role in system projects preferred

  • Resourceful project management background

  • Candidates must have proven skills in project management software like Microsoft Project, SmartSheet or other similar applications

  • Strong familiarity with project management

  • Budgeting experience

  • Work flow coordination experience highly desired

  • General familiarity with Federal Grants preferred

  • Cross functional project management experience desired

  • Proven knowledge of Microsoft Excel

  • Well-founded grasp of Microsoft PowerPoint

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

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

  • Those who have a Project Management and/or Business Systems Analyst Certification are preferred

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Salary: $30.00 - $35.00 / Hourly


Date Posted: January 11, 2021

Employment Type: Temporary

Job Reference: 04310-0011666050

Staffing Area: Interim Project-Based Financial