The Horizon Group
July 25, 2014
Job Type


Project Management - Senior Business Project Manager:


The Horizon Group has a great consulting job for a senior business project manager to work in an international bank in New York City. This assignment runs for 6 months. If you are interested in this consultant job, please apply online and one of our recruiters will contact you to see if you are a good fit.

Senior Business Project Manager job description:


The role is that of a business analyst focusing on the root cause remediation of issues existing in the Banking / Regulatory infrastructure


  • Root cause analysis of legacy issues impacting the Finance/Financial Control infrastructure and process efficiency.
  • Driving remediation of root cause issues through structured solution definition and management of business process and/or system changes including documentation, testing, and support.
  • Reviewing best in class processes and systems to deliver standard solutions by business and product

Job responsibilities:

  • Post graduate and/or professional qualifications
  • Accounting qualification
  • PMI 2 Certified
  • Six Sigma / LEAN Certified
  • Proven track record in delivery
  • Skilled at problem solving and solution generation through thorough root cause analysis
  • Strong team player with the ability to take ownership and deliver independently.
  •  Motivated self starter with ability to succeed with minimal supervision.
  •  Excellent knowledge of business process mapping techniques – i.e. LEAN
  •  Strong data mapping / data analysis skills
  • Strong analytical skills - Ability to assimilate information quickly and gain consensus from multiple stakeholders where required.
  •  Experience of driving change forward and liaising / coordinating with multiple functions
  •  Attention to accuracy, detail, presentation and timeliness of delivery
  • Strong presentation and documentation skills\
  •  Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Used to working to tight deadlines and flagging potential problems at an early stage


  • Investment Banking or Consultancy (min 5yrs)

  • Financial Control / Product Control / Finance experience (min 5yrs)

  • Business process mapping experience (min 5yrs)

  • Detailed understanding of basic accounting concepts: financial statements, reporting, cut-off, accounting principles, reconciliation platforms

  • Front to back knowledge of investment banking systems and processes – notably detailed understanding of sub-ledger, ledger, regulatory reporting and reconciliation systems. 


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