Project Manager

Overview

Baker Tilly US, LLP (Baker Tilly) is a leading advisory, tax and assurance firm whose specialized professionals guide clients through an ever-changing business world, helping them win now and anticipate tomorrow. Headquartered in Chicago, Baker Tilly, and its affiliated entities, have operations in North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Baker Tilly is an independent member of Baker Tilly International, a worldwide network of independent accounting and business advisory firms in 146 territories, with 36,000 professionals. The combined worldwide revenue of independent member firms is $3.9 billion. Visit bakertilly.com or join the conversation on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter.

It’s an exciting time to join Baker Tilly!

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Baker Tilly is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable federal, state or local law.

Responsibilities

As we continue to navigate the impact of COVID-19, you may encounter a longer job application, interview experience and/or a deferred offer of employment for this position.

Baker Tilly has an incredible career opportunity for an Project Manager to join our growing Enterprise Transformation Digital Services Team.

Baker Tilly professionals on our Digital Team provide management consulting services to mid and large size companies. This division is focused specifically in BI and Data Analytics, Data Warehousing, Data Management, and Power BI or Tableau. All supporting the need to define the businesses strategy and bring light and understanding to the vast amounts of data that companies maintain.

You will enjoy this role if you:

  • Have experience leading multiple engagements
  • Working with key stakeholders, defining and aligning expectations
  • Have managed large budgets and worked across cross functional teams
  • Worked with critical information, are detail oriented, while focusing on staying on time and on budget
  • Are a creative thinker, pushing the envelope on your learning capabilities and find solutions from limited information

Qualifications

What you will do:

  • Manage and develop project approach and plans, start from conceptual / foundational understanding and facilitate the organization through definition of the plans and approach
  • Execute plan(s) and associated activities including leading critical phases of implementation (design, build, test, deploy).
  • Elicit requirements using interviews, document analysis, requirements workshops, surveys, site visits, business process descriptions, use cases, scenarios, business analysis, task and workflow analysis.
  • Critically evaluate information gathered from multiple sources, reconcile conflicts, decompose high-level information into details, abstract up from low-level information to a general understanding, and distinguish user requests from the underlying true needs.
  • Lead the identification of risks and, collaboratively with stakeholders, develop mitigation approaches.
  • Gather and analyze detailed information about the process design and the impact on the roles and the organizations affected.
  • Measure effectiveness of plans and make adjustments where necessary.
  • Manage and implement multiple projects through delegation, coordination, communication, and organization. Coordinate deployment of projects included staffing resources, deadlines, and end user expectations.
  • Ensure that all projects are properly documented, which includes a business case, business requirements, and implementation plan, maintaining document requirements for project managers and business owners.
  • Document, obtain approval, and track all changes in project scope. Close all project documentation and archive appropriate records.
  • Evaluate and establish strategy to analyze problems and provide workable solutions. Track and report progress and forecast final delivery targets.

Successful candidates will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business, finance, engineering, computer science, management information systems, or related field.
  • Minimum of six (6) years of related experience. Previous related consulting experience highly preferred; a minimum of two (2) years of supervisory responsibilities highly preferred
  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience building and executing change management strategies
  • Demonstrated competency in strategic thinking that results in new ideas that drive the business forward
  • Demonstrated experience leading a team with thorough proven facilitation and transformation/change management experience
  • Experience managing senior-level client relationships and comfortable working across an organization
  • Demonstrated management, analytical, organization, interpersonal, project management, communication skills, and highly developed Microsoft Suite skills (Word, Excel) required.
  • Ability to lead and supervise others, provide exceptional client service, demonstrate commitment to continuous learning in order to stay current regarding applicable strategies, see the "big picture" as well as the details, display appropriate ethical knowledge and commitment, and exhibit a sense of urgency and commitment to quality and the timely completion of projects.
  • Must be willing to travel as needed and work non-traditional hours as needed for client engagements
  • The ability to prioritize, be attentive to details, maintain confidentiality, and provide exceptional client service is required. Demonstrated communication and interpersonal skills, organizational, analytical, problem-solving and computer skills required.
  • A sense of urgency and a commitment to timely completion of projects. Attention to detail along with a commitment to quality and confidentiality.

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