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Finance Project Manager

  • Location: London
  • Sector: Finance
  • Salary: £600 - £650 per day + DOE
  • Job type: Contract/Interim/Temporary
  • Date posted: 24/11/2020
  • Job reference: TAN

LMA Recruitment is currently partnering with a leading bank in London looking for a Finance Project Manager to join the team on an interim basis, paying between £600-650 a day.


  • Lead and manage the Finance Sub-Workstream within the business.
  • Responsible for managing a project from business case formation through to production implementation. This includes scoping, planning, executing, resourcing and monitoring assigned project(s) to keep on schedule and on budget.
  • Monitor projects on an ongoing basis, evaluating progress and quality, managing issue resolution process, and taking corrective action as necessary.
  • Develop a strong partnership with the Business Owner and Vertical Lead to ensure successful delivery of project(s).
  • Demonstrate strong communication skills with all levels of stakeholders, including Executives. Able to prepare/present to senior-level executives with an appropriate level of information/duration.
  • Effectively manage the project to scope/schedule/budget and challenge respective stakeholders as needed.
  • Manage the relationship between technology and the business at the project level.
  • Analyze project risks, issues, costs, and benefits and make relevant recommendations to business and IT leadership. Provide and implement action plans to mitigate risk when applicable.
  • Develop detailed project plans to manage the end-to-end project activities, interdependencies and execution approach.
  • Define purpose, clear roles, tasks, milestones, budgets, and measures of success.
  • Manage financial delivery and issue management processes, escalating issues and variances to budgets where necessary.
  • Plan and maintain project financial data monthly.
  • Build and foster a collaborative working environment amongst project team members.
  • Working knowledge of audit and regulatory practices; ensures projects they lead are 100% compliant with business standards.


  • Relevant accounting qualification (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) and Prince II (desirable).
  • Experience in Forecasting, Planning and Analysis methodologies.
  • Strong understanding of Tax, Transfer Pricing and Accounting policies and processes
  • Knowledge of Governance/Control Framework designed & Implemented.
  • Comprehensive understanding of end to end Balance Sheet Controls.
  • Experience in the integration of accounting and core banking systems requirements with the general ledger
  • Candidate must have 'big bank' experience.
  • 8+years of experience in large scale change efforts including change management aspects of delivery.
  • Demonstrates leadership skills - must be able to motivate, influence and manage conflict resolution across geographies.
  • Demonstrate advanced knowledge of plan development and execution, scope planning, schedule management, cost estimating and control, quality planning assurance, organizational planning, project communications, risk identification/ response control and management.
  • Demonstrate strong knowledge of project management methodologies and tools (Waterfall, Agile), resource management practices and organizational change management techniques.

If you feel you are the right immediately available Finance Project Manager then please apple here!

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