Business Relationship Manager - Finance
Company: Software Guidance & Assistance
Posted on: December 2, 2018
Business Relationship Manager - Finance Software Guidance & Assistance, Inc., (SGA), is searching for a Business Relationship Manager for a right to hire assignment with one of our premier consulting clients in Metro Detroit, MI. In this role in the Program Management Office team you will have global responsibility for the strategy, execution and support of initiatives for the Finance and Accounting. This position is the liaison between the Information Technology and Finance, working to develop multi-year capability roadmaps, strategic plans and specific business cases for initiatives for these functions and then manages the execution of those initiatives according to the program management standards promulgated by the Technology PMO. The BRM role will both a deep knowledge in the functional area and technology acumen that supports solving business problems and enabling achievement of goals. The Business Relationship Manager - Finance is a Full time role reporting to the Director, Technology Programs with a preferred location of Southfield, Michigan. Paid relocation may be available for this position. Key Responsibilities: Participate in and report back on guilds, institutions, or other BRM networks and groups. Support and enforcement of IT PMO processes and systems. Oversight of project management of initiatives in the Finance, Treasury, Accounting, etc. spaces, providing communication back to business areas on their projects' status; project management for reasonable initiatives in the absence of project manager. Collaborate on development of strategic plans, roadmaps, business cases and prioritization of Finance system initiatives and tasks Liaison between IT and Finance for operational and other related technology issues. Lead portfolio planning and develop annual portfolio plan and estimates for each initiative (effort and dollars); support the cross prioritization of initiatives across functional areas. Represent business area(s) to technology at all levels of governance (sustain, projects, programs, cross-functional initiatives, etc.) Collaborate on evaluation of vendors and development of new systems requirements; Manage vendors providing technology services and systems to Marketing/BIC. Attend workshops, seminars, webinars, conferences, industry and other sources of technology-specific advancements, capabilities, and functionality that can specifically support, solve problems, or advance the cause of the business-area represented; build and maintain technology acumen. Additional responsibilities as identified. Qualifications/Requirements: Bachelor or Master's Degree in Information Systems or a related field is required; relevant experience may be considered in lieu of degree(s). A minimum of 8 years of experience with at least 5 years in Project Management, Business Relationship Management or Business Analysis. Experience in an established consulting firm as a consultant is a plus. Certification in Program Management such as a PMP is preferred. Certification or membership in Business Relationship Management or Business Analysis network, organization, or other preferred. Process and detail oriented with ability to grasp the big picture. The ideal candidate would be a creative and innovative person with a demonstrated track record of collaboration. Must be a polished presenter and have a good executive presence. Must work full-time; primarily out of the Southfield office is preferred. Travel, including International travel, up to 25% may be required. Good facility with general MS Office tools and Project Management tools is desired. SGA is a Certified Women's Business Enterprise (WBE) celebrating over thirty years of service to our national client base for both permanent placement and consulting opportunities. For consulting positions, we offer a variety of benefit options including but not limited to health & dental insurance, paid vacation, timely payment via direct deposit. SGA is an EEO employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.
Keywords: Software Guidance & Assistance, Southfield , Business Relationship Manager - Finance, Accounting, Auditing , Southfield, Michigan
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