Business Transformation Finance Project Manager, Associate
Company: Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group
Posted on: September 15, 2018
Discover your opportunity with Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), the 5th largest financial group in the world with total assets of over $2.4 trillion (as ranked by SNL Financial, April 2016) and 140,000 colleagues in nearly 50 countries. In the U.S., we're 13,000 strong, working together to positively impact every customer, organization, and community we serve. We achieve this by delivering on our values, putting people first, fostering long-term relationships built on honesty and mutual understanding, and inspiring the best in each other. This is all part of our inclusive, high-performing culture supported by Total Rewards that include our cash balance pension plan. Join a team that's working to fulfill its vision to be the world's most trusted financial group.
Job Summary:Reporting to the Business Transformation Leader (BTL), this position will provide program and project management services for assigned strategic initiatives in the Controllers & Tax Functions. This role will be responsible for planning, managing, developing, and implementing projects or initiatives needed to accomplish goals and business objectives. The candidate should have a strong understanding of core accounting and finance processes.
Supports leadership with project management of the projects within the Controllers and Tax Services project portfolio, which consists of multiple projects in support of strategic business initiatives and regulatory requirements.
Manages multiple projects as needed, including project plan development, coordination of project deliverables, testing, and implementation.
Assist the BTL in assessing and reporting on the execution of projects, including issue management, escalation, management communications, KPI tracking and reporting.
Collect and collate information to support summarized status and financial reporting and monitoring which go to the FMA Head of Project and Change Management, Financial Management function Leads, or other key stakeholders.
Liaise with other Finance groups (e.g., FP&A, Treasury, Finance Operations) IT, Risk, Operations, Legal, etc. for coordination on program and project reporting.
Assists with ongoing intake and prioritization of the portfolio, including resource planning.
Monitors project budgets and financials and proactively identifies budget risks.
Assist in managing the resolution of business or project issues, management communication, and tracking.
Supports the implementation and/or administration of project governance requirements.
Provides feedback for process improvement, lessons learned, and program enhancements.
Develop and deliver management and project-related presentations as needed.
- Must possess leadership skills and be very proactive in approach.
- Ability to quickly establish rapport, credibility, trust, and respect throughout the organization and be viewed as a team player.
- Ability to be an influential business support partner who can work with and garner support from cross-functional managers and staff.
- Strong presentation skills; ability to present to large groups.
- Ability to lead meetings, facilitate resolution of differing views.
- Ability to work independently and with all levels of management within and outside of finance and to negotiate matters on behalf of management.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.
We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and committed to leveraging the diverse backgrounds, perspectives and experience of our workforce to create opportunities for our colleagues and our business. We do not discriminate in employment decisions on the basis of any protected category.
A conviction is not an absolute bar to employment. Factors such as the age of the offense, evidence of rehabilitation, seriousness of violation, and job relatedness are considered in all employment decisions. Additionally, it's the bank's policy to only inquire into a candidate's criminal history after an offer has been made. Federal law prohibits banks from employing individuals who have been convicted of, or received a pretrial diversion for, certain offenses.
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