Project Manager


Oakland, California

17 days ago

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Project Manager
Oakland, California

17 days ago

Job Description

Project Manager
6 Months (Possible Extensions)
Oakland CA
(REMOTE - Assignment will be remote but for the initial month the manager wants to meet once a week at Oakland GO to get up and running/acquainted with the project.)

(1) Prior experiences as a Project Manager, Accounting and/ or Sr. Business Analyst
(2) Proficiency in MS tools (excel)
(3) Strong written and verbal communication skills

Main area of responsibilities: Project manager for the Accounting organization for an ongoing financial audit. This includes:
  • Coordinate and follow up on audit deliverables among the various accounting teams to ensure completion of audit requests within the due dates.
  • Coordinate meetings to facilitate the identification of data request owners and/or leads;
  • Maintain a detailed data request list and status by teams;
  • Monitor progress against the due dates and provide periodic status reports;
  • Anticipate concerns and questions, and provide timely recommendations for solutions, including escalating issues in a timely manner.
  • Assist with drafting/formatting/consolidating audit responses from multiple teams, including performing general reviews of responses;
  • Maintain the audit calendar, and support periodic audit communications with the teams.
  • Provide suggestions and execute improvement plans on the audit process

Outside of managing audit deliverables, additional job duties may include ad hoc assistance with the accounting process and improvement efforts such as:
  • Benchmarking initiatives with other companies on best practices
  • Work with internal/external subject matter experts to gather data, analyze end-to-end business processes and information needs of varying complexity, and summarize findings
  • Prepare presentations to Accounting leadership teams, as appropriate.
  • SOX testing

Minimum Qualifications:
• Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Accounting, or Finance
• 3 years experience as a Project Manager, Accounting and/ or Sr. Business Analyst.

Desired Qualifications:
• Excellent project management and organizational skills
• Demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Proficient in Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.)
• Knowledge of SAP
• Certification as a Professional Project Manager (PMP)

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About Us: Established in 2004, SPECTRAFORCE® is one of the largest and fastest-growing diversity-owned staffing firms in the US. The growth of our company is a direct result of our global client service delivery model that is powered by our state-of-the-art A.I. proprietary talent acquisition platform, robust ISO 9001:2015/ISO 27001 certified processes, and strong and passionate client engaged teams. We have built our business by providing talent and project-based solutions, including Contingent, Permanent, and Statement of Work (SOW) services to over 140 clients in the US, Canada, Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, and India. Key industries that we service include Technology, Financial Services, Life Sciences, Healthcare, Telecom, Retail, Utilities and Transportation. SPECTRAFORCE is built on a concept of “human connection,” defined by our branding attitude of NEWJOBPHORIA®, which is the excitement of bringing joy and freedom to the work lifestyle so our people and clients can reach their highest potential. Learn more at:
Benefits: SPECTRAFORCE offers ACA compliant health benefits as well as dental, vision, accident, critical illness, voluntary life, and hospital indemnity insurances to eligible employees. Additional benefits offered to eligible employees include commuter benefits, 401K plan with matching, and a referral bonus program. SPECTRAFORCE provides unpaid leave as well as paid sick leave when required by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer: SPECTRAFORCE is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Please contact Human Resources at if you require reasonable accommodation. 
At SPECTRAFORCE, we are committed to maintaining a workplace that ensures fair compensation and wage transparency in adherence with all applicable state and local laws. This position’s starting pay is: $55.00/hr.

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