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John Smith
Data Scientist, USA
Cloud-Ready Data
Digital Transformation
Data Governance

Remote, USA

IT Project Manager, Finance

Meeting your future team:

Collibra’s Corporate IT team is building a Business Innovation Office (BIO) to be a true business partner with all cross-functional departments within Collibra. The BIO team will bring core PMO best practices and governance as well as a strategic focus to ensure the enterprise achieves scalability, productivity, and growth via cloud-based, SaaS technologies. As a key member of the BIO PMO, the Finance IT Project Manager will have the opportunity to partner with key business owners at Collibra to manage high-visibility Finance-related IT projects and broker solutions that fulfill business needs and technical requirements. Being a trusted IT/business liaison, creating high-quality deliverables, and delivering solutions through a defined project lifecycle are central to this position. 

We’re disruptive. We work hard, but try not to take ourselves too seriously. We are highly adaptable and constantly evolving. We have high expectations, and a career at Collibra means challenging yourself and your teammates to always be better together.

The successful candidate is a high-energy, self-starter with an established, documented competence in the project management space who thrives in a fast-paced and highly collaborative environment. Thinks strategically and analytically, acts tactically, and possesses a strong ability to conceptualize, develop, drive, coordinate and manage projects of all sizes and scope. Enjoys tackling new initiatives and writing the playbook on how to do things right.

IT Project Manager's at Collibra are responsible for:

  • Build collaborative relationships with Collibra Finance stakeholders along with key stakeholders from Sales, Marketing, Legal, Product, et al to deliver Finance-related IT projects that meet the business’ need for scale, ease-of-use, and value
  • Lead IT implementation, optimization, and/or integration projects from vision to release for Collibra’s SaaS/cloud-based business systems (e.g., NetSuite, Salesforce, Workday and all other related systems that touch Finance)
  • Manage IT project lifecycle from requirements definition to build/config, test, train, deploy and training phases
  • Own project scope, workplan, risk management, communications, and deliverables
  • Assist stakeholders in defining business cases, charters and budgets
  • Facilitate current and future state Finance processes to identify functional gaps, reduce risk, and improve internal controls and segregation of duties 
  • Prepare test plans and test scripts, and coordinate UAT and issue/bug tracking
  • Create documentation for end user training and support
  • Proactively capture, mitigate and escalate issues and risks in a timely manner
  • Complete project post-mortems to reconcile to projected business case ROIs
  • Partner with Procurement, InfoSec and business stakeholders in RFPs and ensure vendor quotes, contracts, SOWs are properly reviewed and scoped
  • Assist in aligning and prioritizing projects within a combined IT Project Roadmap

You Have:

  • At least 6-10 years’ work experience in IT Project Management required with a focus on ERP and Finance-related projects
  • Experience with Project Management frameworks (e.g., PMBOK) and Agile, Waterfall, SDLC methodologies for managing SaaS platform projects (e.g., NetSuite, Workday, Salesforce Sales Cloud, Salesforce CPQ, etc.)
  • Bachelor’s or advanced degree in Business Administration/related field required
  • Finance background preferred
  • Project Management (PMP) Certification preferred
  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM) preferred
  • Management consulting experience is a big plus

You Are:

  • Proven experience in managing multiple large-scale projects with a focus on Finance systems (NetSuite ERP)
  • Strong Finance acumen and familiar with core Finance functions, controls, and global/GAAP standards that inform Business Process Mapping and Business Problem Analysis
  • Cross-functional facilitation skills to proactively drive decisions and advocate for change
  • Unify global stakeholders and 3rd-parties and foster collaboration
  • Manage and motivate teams with empathy and persuasive skills
  • Comfortable bringing structure and clarity to ambiguous situations
  • Liaise between business and technical teams to “translate” or bridge the gap and drive mutually agreeable decisions
  • Clearly communicate project task owners and accountability
  • Business Process Mapping, Business Problem Analysis, Requirements Definition and leading Regression and User Acceptance Testing
  • Experience applying standard Project Management frameworks (e.g., PMBOK) and Software Development Lifecycle methodologies (e.g., Agile, Waterfall etc.)
  • Comfortable in a high-growth and fast-paced environment and leading change in forward-thinking, global enterprise

Measuring Success:

  • Within your first month, you will absorb fundamental knowledge about Collibra processes/tools and start building team & cross-functional relationships 
  • Within your third month, you will operationally manage the team, take ownership of escalations, collaborate on and achieve quarterly OKRs (Objectives & Key Results).
  • Within your sixth month, you will manage the team, take ownership of employee engagement, drive  cross-functional initiatives, and assist in developing strategy around continuous improvements.   

Benefits at Collibra:

We strive to provide all Collibrians with competitive and cost-efficient benefits that are aligned to our company values. As a high-growth company, our goal is to offer flexibility and choice with our benefits programs to support the evolving needs of our changing workforce. The specific offerings will differ slightly by region but our {Be}well benefit programs encompass the following strategic pillars:

  • {Be}Healthy: Healthcare for yourself and eligible dependents (inclusive of partners/domestic partners), mental health resources and care, tax-advantaged accounts, income protection, discount programs and more! Additionally, we encourage employees to treat their whole self by offering a bi-monthly calendar of events and programming dedicated to our {Be}well initiatives which focus on wellbeing areas including emotional, professional & social, financial, physical, allyship & belonging and giving back.
  • {Be}With Family: We offer multiple types of leave so that you can spend time with loved ones, including parental leave, caregiver leave and our annual family day. These are all complementary to our culture in which we value output over hours!
  • {Be}Kind: Collibra For Good, Unconscious Bias & Allyship training, Diversity Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Strategy, Environmental Social Governance (ESG) strategy, racial equity awareness programs and Collibra-led fundraisers.
  • {Be}Unplugged: Our paid time off programs include vacation, holidays, sick time and compassionate/bereavement leave. We also offer remote-friendly meditation sessions and cooking lessons – all of which you’re actively encouraged to use!
  • {Be}Informed: Competitive compensation, bonus potential, private company equity, merit reviews and promotion cycles, company pension, discounts programs, access to LinkedIn Learning, employee referral program, employee rewards & recognition, development programs and more!
  • {Be}Together: Community and belonging with our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) and personal interest groups, ERG-driven events, speaker series, and celebrations, a dedicated DEI council, the virtual Collibra cafe, trivia, bingo games and much more! 

When in-person (office) life resumes, we look forward to more snacks, catered lunches, team offsites and social events (think holiday gift exchange, fundraising events, happy hours, celebrations and more)!

Equal Opportunity:

At Collibra, we’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer – which ties directly to our core value, “open, direct, and kind.” We realize the key to creating a company with a world-class culture and employee experience comes from who we hire and creating a workplace that celebrates everyone. 

With this, we proudly consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, sex, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, HIV status, registered domestic partner status, caregiver status, marital status, veteran or military status, citizenship status or any other legally protected category.