Lead Consultant, Program Management, Risk Advisory

  • Competitive
  • Charlotte, NC, USA Charlotte NC US
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP
  • 27 May 18 2018-05-27

Lead Consultant, Program Management, Risk Advisory

Overview
As a national top 20 CPA and advisory firm, we have deep industry experience, comprehensive accounting and advisory services expertise. We have a strong commitment to provide insight and value to our national and international clients.  In joining DHG, you will not only receive valuable, diverse experiences but you will have opportunities to add significant value to your own professional portfolio.   

Responsibilties
• Works cross-functionally with key business partners to help establish strategic goals and objectives, project objectives and set expectations on functional scope
• Facilitates meetings with project stakeholders to determine project and application requirements
• Drive out functional requirements and business rules
• Design business process to articulate functional specifications and standardize the organization's workflows
• Support development of project plans, project implementation and post-implementation support
• Manage stakeholder needs and expectations, and communicate effectively for ongoing project transparency
• Attend meetings to ensure project roadmap is on track and resources are properly aligned
• Prioritize functional scope and work with delivery teams to establish work plans and release schedules
• Responsible for project reporting, defect management, risk monitoring and issue remediation
• Coordinates with Manager, Senior Manager, or Partner on all phases of the engagement, including execution of the project deliverables, communications with the project team, staffing requirements, job planning and scheduling
• Promptly brings to the attention of the Manager, Senior Manager, Project Manager, or Partner any issues or questions that could potentially result in alterations to the project parameters, costs or deadlines
• Identifies further areas of value-add to create opportunities for future projects
• Proven experience in a lead role with the ability to mentor/coach team 
• Attention to detail and proven analytical skills
• Able to work in fast-paced, changing environment
• Proficient verbal and written English communication skills; ability to communicate effectively with senior management
• Professional demeanor towards duties and responsibilities, particularly with regard to independence, professional ethics and the exercise of professional judgment
• Must be reliable and able to meet deadlines
• Strong organizational, time management and interpersonal skills
• Ability to perform multiple tasks concurrently with ease and professionalism
• Must be highly organized
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Qualifications
• BA or BS in a relevant field required
• 5+ years of project management experience required
• 5+ years of business analysis and/or process design required
• 5+  years of financial services experience required
• Large, enterprise-scale project experience preferred
• System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) experience required; Agile delivery experience preferred
• JIRA and/or VersionOne experience preferred