Senior Accounting Project Manager in Lincoln, RI at Amica

Date Posted: 11/19/2018

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Job Description

Location: Lincoln, RI (Accounting)

Are you looking for a job in a growing industry with new products, new markets and new technology?

With locations across the country, Amica Mutual Insurance Company offers opportunities to join this dynamic field with a financially strong and respected insurance provider. Amica, based in Lincoln, RI, is a national writer of auto, home, marine and umbrella insurance. Amica Life Insurance Company, a wholly owned subsidiary, offers a full line of life insurance products.

We are recognized as a leader in customer service and credit this success to our 3,800 employees in 44 offices across the country. Our benefits package includes high-quality medical, dental and vision coverage, short-term and long-term disability insurance and more.

Our office in Lincoln, RI is seeking a Senior Accounting Project Manager who will manage the planning, organization and implementation of multiple Accounting Department projects. This includes expertise in multiple application areas and multiple project management and change management methodologies.

Job Functions and Responsibilities:

• Responsible for the successful and timely delivery of Accounting Department projects (or phases of large projects), ensuring optimum levels of integrity, efficiency, performance, and reliability using appropriate tools and approved processes.
• Facilitates project initiation including definition of scope, objectives, and cost estimates.
• Manages project scope using the Change Control Process and other project management techniques.
• Plays a lead role in change management efforts and manages resource control.
• Provides appropriate communication, including status, throughout the project lifecycle to all affected parties including Accounting Department leadership.
• Manages project financial budget where applicable
• Provides leadership and mentoring in both technical and non-technical aspects to the Accounting Systems Team
• Provides input regarding team performance appraisal process as needed.
• Conducts lessons learned discussions following project completion.
• Attends training and/or industry seminars as appropriate, to stay abreast of current technologies, trends and directions.
• May be called upon to handle other duties as required.

Job Requirements:

• Bachelor’s degree in Business or Information Technology
• A minimum of 10 years’ work experience
• Excellent analytical skills
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Proficient in the MS Office suite including MS Project, Project Management practices, methodologies and tools
• PMP certification preferred
• Experience with multiple project and change management methodologies a plus

Equal Opportunity Policy: All qualified applicants who are authorized to work in the United States will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, sex, color, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability or sexual orientation. The Age Discrimination in Employment Act prohibits discrimination on the basis of age with respect to individuals who are 40 years of age or older. Employees are subject to the provisions of the Workers' Compensation Act.