What you’ll be doing...

At Verizon, we innovate constantly to help the biggest names in business do business – quicker and smarter. It takes vision. It takes focus. And we apply both every bit as much to the way we do business too. The brightest minds, the latest technologies and pioneering processes are combining to enhance this critical business function within our Digital Finance Center of Excellence (COE). We’re finding new ways to add value and provide strategic support; specifically leveraging disruptive technology for Finance. This is the kind of work we do. And you can be part of it.

Project Manager in the Digital Finance Center of Excellence will support the integration of technology within the business, support the project management of developing best practices to drive consistency and adoption of emerging tools such as Natural Language Processing (NLP) and other cognitive technologies. Desired candidate will have a strong balance of Agile knowledge as well as the business acumen to support the communication and implementation of the Digital Finance program. Listed below are additional responsibilities:

  • Assist with large-scale, complex, high-profile projects (duration >1 year, budget >$2 million) delivering COE program enhancements and deliverables - significant impact on Verizon Finance and IT landscape.
  • Responsibility and decision authority focused comprehensively on plan, coordination, communication, status and budget tracking/responsibility of these projects (end to end development and deployment).
  • Coordinate aspects of project lifecycle relating to implementation of disruptive technology and tools, such as Natural Language Processing (NLP – Seal) and others.
  • Flexible collaboration, complex solution/commitment development and central contact point of multiple internal and external (e.g. IT, Finance, leadership level) and different level of stakeholder groups with various requirements and intersections to align/define the long-term strategy, decide on the project prioritization to fulfill the strategic goals.
  • Support the intake of potential use cases throughout the business, partner with stakeholder groups inside and outside of Finance, to identify high-value opportunities for tool adoption; assist users with intake form entry, review submissions, make recommendations and drive decisions toward ideal prioritization to expedite value-add to Verizon.
  • Responsible for day to day activity within Verizon and facilitation of program management.
  • Assist and partner with IT, vendors, and business partners on infrastructure reviews and decisions.
  • Assist program leadership in establishing and evaluating infrastructure capacity management approach, in conjunction with IT.
  • Work with stakeholder community to promote compliance with standards, guidelines, leading practices, security, and risk management in accordance with guidelines and processes.
  • Support the communication and implementation strategy throughout the Verizon community to ensure the Digital Finance program is well received.
  • Track and communicate benefits to Verizon Stakeholders/Executives.
  • Compliance to Verizon-wide policies and procedures or direct impact on the re-design of existing policies and procedures.

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Four or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience managing multiple projects and deliverables.

Even better if you have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in either Finance, Accounting, or IT background with experience in reporting and systems delivery.
  • Strong understanding of Financial systems and accounting principles, especially AR, Credit, Collections.
  • Proven past success with management of a large Agile program implementations
  • Experience in a management role with ability to manage and status multiple concurrent projects and deliverables
  • Ability to perform in a high volume, fast paced changing environment with good time management skills and the ability to work independently, accurately, and with a high degree of organization
  • Excellent PowerPoint skills with the ability to synthesize complex ideas into visual presentations suitable for executive consumption.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills and the capability to interact effectively with team members and internal customers.
  • Knowledge of Robotic Process Automation (RPA) capabilities from a business value proposition standpoint.
  • Experience in agile project facilitation, delivery, SCRUM role, as well as SDLC.
  • Reporting and systems delivery experience.
  • Experience leading and managing teams through large programs and/or products.
  • Ability to complete complex projects applying independent judgment and a high level of outcome ownership.
  • Ability to perform in a high volume, fast paced changing environment using time management skills.

When you join Verizon...

You’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America’s fastest and most reliable network, we’re leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.

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