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Jr. Project Manager

  • Location: Alpharetta, Georgia, 30009
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 month ago

Terrific Contract Opportunity!

Come work for this global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services to be a part of building a better working world for customers and communities.

Position: Project Manager

Location: Alpharetta Georgia 30009

Term: 6 months

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and manage multi-location engagements.
  • Proactively contribute to engagement/account team meetings with strategic client and industry insights.
  • Proactively identify project risks and opportunities for improving processes.
  • Act as the knowledge manager for the engagement team, managing internal databases and/or portals designed to facilitate global team communications and coordination of go-to-market strategy.
  • Manage stakeholder expectations, project plans and communications, and provide status updates as needed to continuously move forward in the service delivery process.
  • Complete ownership of engagement economics (e.g., hours/budgets/estimates to complete, fees, billings, Work in Process spreadsheets), proactively collaborating with relevant team members (e.g. Financial Management Associate) to resolve any issues that may arise.
  • Develop strong working relationships with external client personnel, anticipating client needs and communicating with account team leadership.
  • Act as a central point of contact for the assigned engagement(s).
  • Gain in-depth knowledge about the services the engagement provides, and utilize that knowledge to recommend ways to improve the service offered.
  • Collaborate with the account team, business development and resource management teams as necessary to achieve team goals.
  • Coordinate risk management processes, such as engagement letters, client continuance, independence, family tree, pre-approval and other regulatory requirements.
  • Gain a strong knowledge of the service line and the engagement, and organization structure, key personnel and firm policies/procedures.

Is this a good fit? (Requirements):

  • Minimum of 1-2 junior years professional work experience.
  • Financial analytics, business development and project management experience.
  • Must have Bachelor's degree from accredited institution.
  • Strong data analytics and excel skills (e.g. - pivot tables).
  • Strong organizational, analytical, mathematical, project management and customer service skills
  • Good attention to detail.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent listening, influencing, interpersonal and presentation skills.
  • Ability to address all relevant information/data and develop practical approaches to solving problems.
  • Possess creative and curious approach to tackle complex challenges, leveraging internal tools and resources to achieve favorable results.
  • Results-oriented approach to drive improvements in engagement economics (financial systems, relationship management tools, revenue pipeline, sales cycle reports, and risk assessments).

Even better if you have:

  • Prior direct client service.

If this sounds like the perfect fit, apply today!