Project Manager, Finance

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Toronto

SickKids Foundation



ABOUT US

SickKids Foundation, with over 50 years of philanthropic impact in 2023, is Canada’s largest charitable funder of child health research, learning and care, raising over $200 million last year. As a national charity, SickKids Foundation invests in national and international initiatives to benefit children in Canada and around the world. As the fundraising partner to The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), we are aligned in supporting Precision Child Health (PCH), the future of tailoring medicine to each child’s unique traits so SickKids can diagnose faster, treat smarter, and predict better.

We are driven by our core values of integrity, collaboration, excellence, innovation, and inclusion, with goals of delivering an unmatched donor experience, investing in our people and culture, driving innovative and sustainable fundraising, and leading in digital charity.
SickKids Foundation is committed to an inclusive culture by embedding equity, diversity and inclusion in everything we do. We aim to build awareness and skills in this area, both internally and with our partners. Our commitment extends to creating a safe, positive work environment. For details on our Equity, Diversity & Inclusion commitment, please click here.

We’re committed to attracting and retaining passionate individuals to help create a healthier future. That’s why SickKids Foundation is looking for a new Project Manager, Finance.
Help us create healthier futures as a Project Manager, Finance.



Position Status: Temporary Full-Time, 12-month Contract


Available: Immediately



Description of the Position:


Reporting to the Associate Director, Financial Analysis & Systems, the Project Manager will act as a trusted advisor to key stakeholders and play a pivotal role in successfully transitioning from Financial Edge to cloud-based financial system. Your responsibilities include planning, mapping, configuring, and assist in implementing and finalize aligning the business requirements and collaborating with the Functional Business Leads. You will also define project objectives and oversee quality control throughout its life cycle. The Project Manager will actively engage with the system, configure settings, troubleshoot issues, and provide ongoing support post-implementation. The role requires excellent communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills to maximize the benefits of IT system investments.



Required Skills


You will:

  • Work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders to provide timely input into project timelines, resource allocation and identification and resolution of issues.
  • Direct and manage project development from start to finish, including identifying and managing project dependencies and critical paths, ensuring internal general controls are considered throughout project life cycle.
  • Assist in design and improving the software to align with the strategic direction of the organization.
  • Plan, schedule, and track project timelines, deliverables, and milestones.
  • Demonstrate strong leadership skills to manage projects issues effectively, collaborating with finance and business teams to devise appropriate plans.
  • Take ownership of project schedules and resourcing, raise and monitor risks and issues, resolve conflicts promptly, escalate when necessary and ensure timely delivery of quality deliverables.
  • Identify and resolve issues and conflicts within the project team, proactively manage changes in scope, identify potential crises, and create contingency plans.
  • Identify and operationalize opportunities to effectively utilize the new system functionality.
  • Assist in configuring, development and implement enhancements for new software features.
  • Delegate tasks to appropriate personnel, coach, mentor, motivate and supervise internal team members and influence them to ensure accountability for assigned work.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Qualifications:


While we know that for any job posting no one candidate will possess the qualifications being sought in equal measure, below is an outline of the qualifications we believe are important for a candidate to bring to the position or for the successful candidate to develop while in the role:


  • University degree or college diploma in the field of business administration, management information systems or equivalent practical experience.
  • 7+ years’ experience as a technology lead, implementing financial solutions.
  • 5+ years’ experience managing a team and leading the design efforts for complex projects.
  • Minimum of 2 full system implementations for financial/ERP systems.
  • PMP Certification an asset.
  • Competent and proficient understanding of business application platforms
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, particularly facilitating problem solving with a group of individuals from diverse disciplines and varying knowledge levels.
  • Organized, detail-oriented with exceptional follow-through.
  • Able to multi-task and constantly reprioritize work in a complex, service-oriented environment.


We’re looking for a passionate individual who is interested in moving the dial and making a difference. We are an environment that looks to attract hardworking and committed people; people who want to challenge themselves and grow with a globally recognized brand that continues to change the world. If this describes you, consider joining our team. We look forward to reviewing your application.



Total Compensation Package:



Hiring Salary Range: $80,051.00 – $100,065.00; with the ability to progress to a maximum of $115,076.00. To ensure fair and equitable pay at SickKids Foundation, placement on the salary

range will be based on your years of experience, skills, and qualifications relevant to the Project Manager, Finance.

To help you lead in the fight for kids’ health and to support your health, wellness, and career growth, in addition to competitive compensation, we offer a comprehensive benefit package (includes a flex benefit plan).



Hours: 35-hour work week, flexible work options available



Date Posted: March 25, 2024



Available: Internal and External Candidates



Deadline: April 5, 2024



Please apply on-line by visiting our website: www.sickkidsfoundation.com

SickKids Foundation is committed to its people and the talents, capabilities, and perspectives they bring to our mission. We live that commitment by being open and accessible to all, by valuing and respecting every individual, and by equally supporting every employee. As an organization proud to have joined the BlackNorth Initiative’s CEO pledge, we uphold our commitment by inviting and encouraging individuals from diverse lived experiences from Black, Indigenous, communities of colour, people with disabilities, 2SLGBTQIA+ community and all candidates who may contribute to the further diversification of the Foundation’s community.



Candidates who require accommodation during the recruitment process should contact the Human Resources Department at: HR@sickkidsfoundation.com


Required Experience



You will:

  • Work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders to provide timely input into project timelines, resource allocation and identification and resolution of issues.
  • Direct and manage project development from start to finish, including identifying and managing project dependencies and critical paths, ensuring internal general controls are considered throughout project life cycle.
  • Assist in design and improving the software to align with the strategic direction of the organization.
  • Plan, schedule, and track project timelines, deliverables, and milestones.
  • Demonstrate strong leadership skills to manage projects issues effectively, collaborating with finance and business teams to devise appropriate plans.
  • Take ownership of project schedules and resourcing, raise and monitor risks and issues, resolve conflicts promptly, escalate when necessary and ensure timely delivery of quality deliverables.
  • Identify and resolve issues and conflicts within the project team, proactively manage changes in scope, identify potential crises, and create contingency plans.
  • Identify and operationalize opportunities to effectively utilize the new system functionality.
  • Assist in configuring, development and implement enhancements for new software features.
  • Delegate tasks to appropriate personnel, coach, mentor, motivate and supervise internal team members and influence them to ensure accountability for assigned work.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Qualifications:


While we know that for any job posting no one candidate will possess the qualifications being sought in equal measure, below is an outline of the qualifications we believe are important for a candidate to bring to the position or for the successful candidate to develop while in the role:


  • University degree or college diploma in the field of business administration, management information systems or equivalent practical experience.
  • 7+ years’ experience as a technology lead, implementing financial solutions.
  • 5+ years’ experience managing a team and leading the design efforts for complex projects.
  • Minimum of 2 full system implementations for financial/ERP systems.
  • PMP Certification an asset.
  • Competent and proficient understanding of business application platforms
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, particularly facilitating problem solving with a group of individuals from diverse disciplines and varying knowledge levels.
  • Organized, detail-oriented with exceptional follow-through.
  • Able to multi-task and constantly reprioritize work in a complex, service-oriented environment.


We’re looking for a passionate individual who is interested in moving the dial and making a difference. We are an environment that looks to attract hardworking and committed people; people who want to challenge themselves and grow with a globally recognized brand that continues to change the world. If this describes you, consider joining our team. We look forward to reviewing your application.



Total Compensation Package:



Hiring Salary Range: $80,051.00 – $100,065.00; with the ability to progress to a maximum of $115,076.00. To ensure fair and equitable pay at SickKids Foundation, placement on the salary

range will be based on your years of experience, skills, and qualifications relevant to the Project Manager, Finance.

To help you lead in the fight for kids’ health and to support your health, wellness, and career growth, in addition to competitive compensation, we offer a comprehensive benefit package (includes a flex benefit plan).



Hours: 35-hour work week, flexible work options available



Date Posted: March 25, 2024



Available: Internal and External Candidates



Deadline: April 5, 2024



Please apply on-line by visiting our website: www.sickkidsfoundation.com

SickKids Foundation is committed to its people and the talents, capabilities, and perspectives they bring to our mission. We live that commitment by being open and accessible to all, by valuing and respecting every individual, and by equally supporting every employee. As an organization proud to have joined the BlackNorth Initiative’s CEO pledge, we uphold our commitment by inviting and encouraging individuals from diverse lived experiences from Black, Indigenous, communities of colour, people with disabilities, 2SLGBTQIA+ community and all candidates who may contribute to the further diversification of the Foundation’s community.



Candidates who require accommodation during the recruitment process should contact the Human Resources Department at: HR@sickkidsfoundation.com


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