Project Manager - Audit Standards and Methodology Group

RSM US LLP - Minneapolis, MN

The Project Manager is accountable to the leadership of the national Audit Standards and Methodology Group (ASMG) for schedule, budget, and quality of ongoing complex projects, which may have many related projects managed within. The incumbent will apply broad, advanced project management principles and concepts to large projects, and contribute to innovation of new concepts and ideas, and continuous process improvement. Program duties may not always fall within a defined subproject. The individual must be able to identify activities as either in or out of scope as they relate to the program objectives. We are looking for a creative and dedicated individual who will fit with our collaborative culture.

Responsibilities and Duties:
Strategically manage projects for various stakeholders to ensure business needs are met with insight from leadership.
Define a program and/or project’s scope, goals, schedule, available resources and deliverables.
Ensure the business deliverables and goals for a particular project or program are met in a timely and efficient manner.
Manage program and project risks / issues. Recognize and determine the appropriate corrective action(s) to ensure projects are delivered on time and within budget and scope.
Work closely with project leads and leadership to operationally plan, devise and execute planning and project management cycles to support milestones determined by leadership to enable development within the ASMG.
Create and maintain connections with key stakeholders and/or teams to implement strategic initiatives that optimize current knowledge sharing platforms and overall interactions with clients.
Proactively seek for ways to drive efficiency and growth among various teams within the national office and the audit line of business.
Identify and execute appropriate communication methods to provide the appropriate stakeholders with the status of projects.
Consistently and accurately, review and maintain documentation to identify, evaluate, scope, plan, monitor, and follow up on active projects.
Provide effective guidance to employees and/or team members through planning appropriate resources, communicating performance expectations.
Effectively delegate to and leverage project team members to help meet business objectives.
Communicate performance expectations; provide real-time project feedback, coaching, training, developing, and providing career growth activities.
May serve as a career advisor to office services employees and/or mentor to other project team members
Partner with firm related resources, develop and assist leading execution of various LOB conferences and internal/external events.
Other duties as assigned

Basic Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in business related area or equivalent experience
5-8 years’ experience
Intermediate Microsoft Office skills
Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
Experience with MS Project, Workbench or related tool
Experience managing multiple projects of moderate to high risk
Ability to supervise, direct, and review the results of the program, projects, or assignments
Ability to lead by understanding team dynamics, and support, affect, and implement change
Ability to impact and influence a diverse population
Facilitate program discussions with senior management and business stakeholders
Ability to travel (up to 15%)

Preferred Qualifications:
Advanced Microsoft Office skills
PMP certification

You want your next step to be the right one. You've worked hard to get where you are today. And now you're ready to use your unique skills, talents and personality to achieve great things. RSM is a place where you are valued as an individual, mentored as a future leader, and recognized for your accomplishments and potential. Working directly with clients, key decision makers and business owners across various industries and geographies, you'll move quickly along the learning curve and our clients will benefit from your fresh perspective.

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