Sr Project Manager (Tax & Accounting)

Our client is upgrading and replacing software systems with a large end-user population.

This is a long term contract with potential for permanent direct employment.


  • Accountable for the approval and sign-off of the program plan with customer representatives, such as portfolio managers, and all affected program stakeholders.
  • Accountable for management of scope for the program and gaining agreement and approval of scope changes with customer representatives and affected stakeholders.
  • Build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders and customer representatives.
  • Direct work planning and scheduling design work.
  • Manage, and track the program progress against the program plan.
  • Serve as the primary point of contact for all program-related issues and resolution of issues.
  • Coordinate and present proposals to agencies as necessary.
  • Identify and manage program risk and develops risk mitigation strategies, track to closure.
  • Ensure team leads adjust and revise estimates when necessary.
  • Anticipate issues and proactively address them. Resolve conflicts with sensitivity and tact.
  • Coordinate the establishment of program standards and program specific procedures with team leads.
  • Responsible for project compliance with standards and procedures.
  • Responsible for the capture and reporting of required program management metrics.
  • Responsible to tailor and baseline all program templates.
  • Develop and facilitate achievement of program service commitments and performance metrics.
  • Ensure that tasks provide value and support the strategic direction of the program and meet service commitments; conduct reviews with agencies.
  • Accountable for the final program management evaluation review with stakeholders for approval upon program completion.
  • Communicate effectively with customers and software / hardware suppliers supporting Commonwealth as appropriate.
  • Identify and track issues.
  • Balance workload with program members’ capacity.
  • Communicate to team members how their work assignments relate to and help achieve program objectives.
  • Plan program specific training and orientation needs.

Experience and Education:

  • 5 or more years of relevant experience
  • Taxation or accounting system and/or business experience, preferred
  • 4 year college degree, preferred or equivalent technical study

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