IT Project Manager in Grand Rapids, MI

$80K - $100K(Ladders Estimates)

BDO Seidman LLP   •  

Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Industry: Legal & Accounting


5 - 7 years

Posted 88 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Job Summary

BDO's Core Purpose is Helping People Thrive Every Day. Our Core Values reflect how we manage our work, our relationships and ourselves. As an employee of the firm, you will live true to our Core Values of people first, being exceptional every day in every way, embracing change, feeling empowered through knowledge and choosing accountability. Our Core Values are the standards by which we conduct ourselves day in and day out, both internally and externally.

The IT Project Manager is responsible for the Management and completion of projects within the information technology department.



- High school diploma or GED, required

- Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience, preferred


- Six (6) more years IT experience, required

- Experience as an IT Project Manager, Business Systems Analyst, Software Systems Analyst, Business Process Analyst, Technology Support Analyst, or Software Developer, required

- Experience using a standard project management methodology, required

- Experience leading and directing the work of others in a project-oriented capacity, preferred

- Experience with the concepts of Project Programs and Portfolios, preferred

- Familiar with a web-based applications environment, preferred

- Familiar with relational database concepts, preferred

- Previous experience working in a professional services firm, preferred


- Project Management Professional (PMP) or similar certification, preferred


- Experience with a project planning application, preferred

- Experience managing projects in connection with any of the following, preferred: PeopleSoft Financials, PeopleSoft Enterprise Services Automation, PeopleSoft HRMS, Hyperion, Microsoft Dynamics CRM, Microsoft SharePoint

Other Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

- Excellent interpersonal and customer relationship skills

- Ability to manage multiple complex tasks in a fast-paced environment

- Ability to work independently and in a self-directed capacity

- A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected

- Strong team-building skills

- Demonstrated problem solving skills

- Ability to effectively organize and delegate complex tasks

- Ability to develop project plans and accomplish goals based on experience, educated assumptions and limited information

- Ability to adapt rapidly to new developments

- Familiarity with project ROI techniques (cost/benefit, NPV, IRR, Earned Value metrics)

- Ability to facilitate meetings efficiently and effectively

- Ability to develop project documentation using diagrams and prose

- Ability to develop project plans and related documentation using diagrams and prose based on customer collaboration

- Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Valid Through: 2019-8-20