Oaktree Capital Management

  • Vice President, Project Management Office

    Job Locations US-CA-Los Angeles
    Job ID
    2019-1738
    Job Department
    Accounting
  • Responsibilities

    The position Vice President is within the Project Management Office (PMO) of the Finance Operations department. This person will serve as a manager within the PMO supervising direct reports and owning and delivering key initiatives across the finance organization.

    Responsibilities include:

    • Manages relationships with internal clients and stakeholders between Information Technology and the Finance organization;
    • Strategically organize and prioritize project initiatives across the Finance organization to support and align with objectives of the firm;
    • Formulating, defining and implementing improvements to business processes and operations to solve problems and enhance productivity/effectiveness;
    • Effectively manages and guides direct reports to facilitate successful implementations and foster professional growth;
    • Identifying opportunities for improving cross-departmental processes and operations and when necessary working with the business and technology teams to architect and implement appropriate solutions to fulfill business needs;
    • Managing cross-departmental process coordination and workflow;
    • Acting as a departmental resource by providing analysis, recommendations, consultation and advice for all projects;
    • Managing budget activities for key initiatives and developing cost benefit analysis for upcoming projects.

    Qualifications

    • Minimum 10 years Project Management experience, preferably within the financial services industry;
    • Experience in “Big 4” type organizations (or comparable), in consulting or audit;
    • Track record in project management and process improvement;
    • Experience managing direct reports;
    • A demonstrated ability conducting business analysis, leveraging key data and evaluating findings;
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Visio, Project, PowerPoint and Access.

    Personal Attributes

    • Relationship Building; works effectively with strong, diverse teams of people with multiple perspectives, talents, and backgrounds. He or she is known for doing what is best irrespective of politics and is comfortable with consensus building (at multiple levels) and soliciting constructive feedback; ability to elicit cooperation from a wide variety of participants including upper management, clients, other departments, and 3rd party providers.
    • Communication; strong interpersonal and verbal/written communication skills; ability to present complex material.
    • Independence & Collaboration; experience at working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment; must be able to drive work effectively with limited supervision (at times) while representing department and executive management interests and concerns.
    • Work Ethic; focus on continual development, performance, accountability and self-motivation.
    • Flexibility & Organization; adapt to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities; proven ability to multi-task and efficiently manage time across competing activities/resources; able to effectively prioritize, execute tasks, and thrive in a high-pressure fast paced environment.
    • Intellectual Curiosity; energized by learning new things and engaging across a wide range of issues; must have strong problem solving skills; adept at conducting research into project-related issues and products; displays a technical aptitude that lends itself to learning and mastering new technologies.
    • Driving Results; sets aggressive timelines and objectives to drive results, conveys a sense of urgency, and drives issues to closure; is a self-starter committed to achieving results and has a strong sense of ownership and follow-through.
    • Judgment; makes recommendations and decisions that balance a variety of factors.

    Education

    A Bachelor’s degree is required.

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