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Junior Project Manager

Company: Yoh, A Day & Zimmermann Company
Location: Canton
Posted on: January 15, 2021

Job Description:

Our client, an accounting firm in Alpharetta is currently seeking a Junior Project Manager for a 6 month+ contract opportunity.



***All applicants must be local to North Atlanta Metro Area***





As a project manager you will work directly with high level client-serving professionals (Partners / Principals, Executive Directors, Senior Managers and Managers) to drive project management and engagement coordination for the firms key account client-serving teams.



You will act as a chargeable team member and utilize the processes and tools of the service line (Advisory, Assurance, Tax and TAS) to effectively manage projects, activities and initiatives that drive efficiencies for the engagement team and reduce time to deliver services to clients, with a focus on maintaining the highest quality standards.



Project Managers interface regularly with engagement team members and external client personnel on large, complex multi-location engagements/accounts. Specific assigned activities may vary based on the needs of the engagement, account or service line.





Responsibilities:

* Coordinate and manage multi-location engagements

* Proactively contribute to engagement/account team meetings with strategic client and industry insights

* Proactively identify project risks and opportunities for improving processes

* Act as the knowledge manager for the engagement team, managing internal databases and/or portals designed to facilitate global team communications and coordination of go-to-market strategy

* Manage stakeholder expectations, project plans and communications, and provide status updates as needed to continuously move forward in the service delivery process

* Complete ownership of engagement economics (e.g., hours/budgets/estimates to complete, fees, billings, Work in Process spreadsheets), proactively collaborating with relevant team members (e.g. Financial Management Associate) to resolve any issues that may arise

* Act as a central point of contact for the assigned engagement(s)

* Gain in-depth knowledge about the services the engagement provides, and utilize that knowledge to recommend ways to improve the service offered

* Collaborate with the account team, business development and resource management teams as necessary to achieve team goals

* Coordinate risk management processes, such as engagement letters, client continuance, independence, family tree, pre-approval and other regulatory requirements



Qualifications

* A minimum of 1-2 junior years professional work experience

* Financial analytics, business development and project management experience

* Must have Bachelor's degree from accredited institution

* Strong excel skills (e.g. - pivot tables)

* Excellent verbal and written communication skills

* Ability to address all relevant information/data and develop practical approaches to solving problems

* Possess creative and curious approach to tackle complex challenges, leveraging internal tools and resources to achieve favorable results

* Results-oriented approach to drive improvements in engagement economics (financial systems, relationship management tools, revenue pipeline, sales cycle reports, risk assessments)

* Ability to effectively manage concurrent projects, and prioritize multiple tasks including multi-location coordination

* Competent at meeting tight deadlines, performing high-quality work and diligent follow up

* Adept at summarizing and concluding activities, applying appropriate documentation standards and lessons learned





Yoh, a Day & Zimmermann company, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. Visit https://www.yoh.com/applicants-with-disabilities to contact us if you are an individual with a disability and require accommodation in the application process.PandoLogic.Category: Executive, Keywords: Project Manager

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