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Director, Finance Project Manager - ERP Implementation

Company: Everest Re Group
Location: Warren
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Title:Director, Finance Project Manager - ERP ImplementationCompany:Everest Global Services, Inc.Job Category:OperationsJob Description:Job DescriptionEverest Global Services, a member of Everest Re Group, Ltd., is seeking a Finance Project Manager, ERP implementation within its Corporate Finance Department in our Warren, NJ headquarters. - This position will report to the Program Manager and VP, Deputy Controller.The Project Manager would be accountable for delivering the full value realization of the ERP implementation through day-to-day project management. This role is responsible for leading the ERP implementation from a Finance Department perspective from the planning phase where the business case is approved, and funding is secured through implementation and closure where the business benefits are delivered. Throughout this journey, the Project Manager will address obstacles that impact the successful implementation of the business objectives. The Project Manager should ensure that key stakeholders are working together on shared deliverables and that the Program Manager, sponsors and senior management are constantly informed of the initiative's progress to plan.Responsibilities include but are not limited to:Drive project delivery from inception to production release including scope definition, goals, requirements, development, user testing and release phases.Manage stakeholder expectations to ensure ownership and success. Facilitate smooth working relationships between business and IT team with effective and efficient communication to ensure accurate and timely project delivery. Proactively identify, track, and mitigate risks, issues, and dependencies. Ensure the overall success of the project by being accountable for all aspects of the project and providing overall project transparency. Manage multiple deliverables simultaneously. Provide high level executive reports and detailed updates on a continuous basis.Coordinate with internal resources and (offshore & onshore) vendors for flawless execution.Integrates workstream milestones into overall program schedule, tracks, and provides reporting at a tactical and executive level.Facilitates continuous communication and dialogue between teams where dependencies and integration points, or the potential for such, exist.Skills:Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.Ability to communicate clearly to stakeholders and executive management.Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.Detail oriented and highly organized.Inherent desire to work with management to improve/change processes to be future ready.Excellent critical thinking skills.Strong ability to assess, manage and minimize risk.Solid understanding of financial processes.Leadership skills and ability to motivate and develop staff.Outcome orientation.Vendor Management.Work Experience & Qualifications:Bachelor's Degree (or equivalent degree) in Accounting.Current PMP and CDM certifications preferred.At least 7 years of experience delivering projects in P&C Insurance/Financial Services industry applying agile principles, practices and theory in an agile transformation environment. Prior ERP implementation experience necessary.Experienced Finance Transformation a plus.Insurance/ reinsurance industry experience a plus.Type:RegularTime Type:Full timePrimary Location:Warren, NJAdditional Locations:Everest is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or creed, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, genetics, physical or mental disability, age, marital status, civil union status, family or parental status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. -As part of this commitment, Everest will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact Everest Talent Acquisition at 1-908-604-3000.Job InfoType: Full timeLocation: Warren, NJ

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