Project Manager, Controllers - GAO - FP&A, VP Project Manager, Controllers - GAO - FP&A, VP …

State Street Corporation
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 01 Apr 20
State Street Corporation
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 01 Apr 20
State Street Corporation
Project Manager, Controllers - GAO - FP&A, VP
Drive end-to-end program/project management activities for a portfolio of projects aligning to Global Accounting Office, Controllers and / FP&A business areas. Primary objectives of this role are to plan the project activities and drive delivery and post-deploy support in order to achieve the target business outcomes while helping ensure project costs, timeliness and resourcing are aligned.

  • Program/Project Management - including the pre-execution phase of planning with our business and technology partners
  • Issue Identification and Resolution - proactive and prompt identification, resolution and where necessary, escalation of critical issues impacting the program/project.
  • Detailed understanding of Financial Industry and / or State Street financial processes inclusive of period-end close, P&L creation, Client Profitability and accounting control functions.
  • Financial Management - ownership for the planning/definition of the financials required to deliver program/project work. This ownership includes forecast management and working with the business to ensure project spend is optimized.
  • Establish Program/Project Management Office capabilities that help influence visibility and transparency of program/project outcomes, risks, issues and challenges.
  • Communications with Senior Leaders - candidate must be able to communicate to senior level leaders
  • Influence Management - candidate must be able to collaborate with key stakeholders to influence decisions in a timely manner.
  • Drive to deliver on-time, on-benefit results
    Additionally, the candidate may be asked to:
  • Lead internal FRIBS work to strengthen our program/project management and risk management capabilities for the full team. This will require idea management and moving an idea into a framework into execution by our FRIBS team.
  • Maintain strong risk management practices inclusive of risk identification (self-identified) and risk remediation.
  • Manage/own end-to-end ownership responsibilities for internal FRIBS initiatives and support of our improvements to our standardized program/project management methodology.
  • Align to our core values and leadership principles
  • Value continuous learning and skill-building
  • Passionate about working in teams and strengthening team effectiveness, camaraderie and output.

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience
  • Proven multi years experience developing and delivering end user systems and process training
  • Ability to influence in a matrixed environment and drive results for senior business leaders
  • Ability to translate complex topics into simplified training material suitable for business end users
  • Preference for experience in one or more of the following areas: finance, risk, treasury
  • Excellent written, oral and interpersonal skills
  • Strong sensitivity and work experience dealing with global audiences
  • Ability to drive consensus across multiple subject matter experts
  • Polished and professional
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Able to handle multiple priorities
Company Overview

From technology and product innovation to corporate responsibility and community development, we're making our mark on the financial services industry. For more than two centuries, we've been helping our clients safeguard and steward the investments of millions of people - strengthening markets, building communities and creating opportunities for growth.

We owe that longevity to the commitment, expertise and creativity of our employees. Our continued success depends on our ability to attract and develop the best talent in the industry. That's why we're keenly focused on employee development, corporate citizenship and inclusion.

For us, success comes in the mark we make as an organization - for the industry, our clients, our communities and each other.