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Robert Half M&A Project Manager in Bedford, Massachusetts

Description Project professionals are preferred for Robert Half's open Project Manager position. Are you an individual contributor exercising both business systems analysis and project management? Expertise in accounting functions and systems is a requirement for this Project Manager role. If you love overseeing financial projects and keeping them on track, this role is well suited for you. The Project Manager and Business Analysts will join forces to complete the detailed requirements documentation, which may incorporate data mapping to accounting systems to ensure exact 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 contract / temporary employment opportunity is based in the Bedford, Massachusetts area.

What you get to do every single day

  • Comes up with appropriate governance approaches for the projects to result in consistent communication as well as issue resolution

  • Communicates with business users to define business requirements

  • Organizes priorities of concurrent project and support assignments, in addition to meeting stakeholder expectations

  • Manages project sponsor expectations and deciphers business drivers, as well as recommends changes, when necessary, to project scope, timing, or resources to deliver strategic solutions

  • Communicates with the development team to identify and explain business requirements and business process design

  • Creates and works on work plans, schedules, project estimates, resource plans and status reports, issue management and risk mitigation Requirements - Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance & Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification

  • A qualified candidate would be able to analyze complex business problems, propose effective solutions and understand and apply business vision and direction

  • Project management experience required

  • Deep understanding of due diligence

  • Mergers & Acquisitions (M& A) experience

  • Strong project planning and management tasks, business systems support functions and project costing techniques

  • Ability to apply independent judgement and act on it

  • Ensure executive management, team members, business and technology professionals get the information they need by communicating both orally and in writing

  • Proficiency in accounting functions in system projects is preferred in aspiring candidates

  • It's a bonus if you have a Project Management and/or Business Systems Analyst Certification

  • Experience working with Microsoft Project, SmartSheet or other similar project management software applications

  • Candidates should have know-how in business and technical requirements analysis, documentation, modeling and testing methodologies & development

Robert Half is the world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to opportunities at great companies. We offer contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions for finance and accounting, technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and customer support roles.

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Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.3195. Robert Half will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to temporary professionals. Visit for more information.

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