About the Business Manager Role: In this Business Manager role, you will be supporting the Programme Director in governance management, financial management, resource management, programme management and C-level stakeholder management and reporting for this massive data transformation project.
Drive financial discipline in project budgeting, forecasting and expenditure. Provide guidance on financial management policies, processes and standards and ensure all projects in the portfolio are compliant
Ensure financials (actual and forecast) are updated in clarity by Project Managers, in line with the stipulated operating rhythm
Deliver/drive Project Managers to deliver:
Detailed project financials including dedicated resource costs (business, function, ITO, external) per key deliverable
Quality forecasts; monitoring of actuals vs. forecast; accruals
Finalising financials at project closure
Drive 100% timesheet submissions. Monitor and report on timesheet submissions, recoveries and forecasts across the portfolio, ensuring team members understand the importance of these tasks and adhere to deadlines
Establish an effective resource allocation and escalation process, demonstrate capex and opex in projects
Manage, strengthen and guide the team on resource management (planning/forecasting, approvals, sourcing, allocations, capacity management, onboarding/offboarding)
Proactively identify and resolve potential resource issues/conflicts across the portfolio
Serve as a liaison between Projects, Finance and Technology Services, providing a consolidated view of the portfolio (resourcing, costs, etc.)
To succeed in this Business Manager role, you must have a strong track record in tackling accounting challenges and managing large scale IT Finance/Data Transformation projects.
A good bachelor's degree
Experience in managing large projects/budgets
Experience in massive data centre migration projects; IT finance transformation projects/shared services/relocation projects would be ideal
Strong knowledge of accounting principles and experience would be key
CFA or CA certified would be a bonus
Banking experience would be ideal
Experience in data analytics and quantitative analytics
Excellent communication and relationship building skills
This leading financial institution has diversified financial services and multiple business segments. This organisation offers diversity and growth for innovation for all employees which makes it a great place to work and being a part of.
If you are driven, determined and want to take the next step in your career, this is the role for you. Great career progression opportunities await the right person in this exciting Business Manager role.