Thursday, January 28, 2021

Business Analyst (Remote)

Business Analyst (Remote)

Salem, OR 97301

Remote Work Permitted:


Individuals in this position have demonstrated experience in the standard concepts, practices, and deliverables related to Business Analysis in support of software development projects. Understands how to gather and document requirements. Has a working knowledge of the software development lifecycle. Works under limited supervision with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Some familiarity with the use of standard market Testing tools. May require a bachelor's degree in a related area and at least 6 years or equivalent experience in the field or in a related area.

  • This effort will support the client's Human Resources as they use the Enterprise Workday system and continue to improve agency processes and User materials and training. A focus of this work will be ensuring that the agency is using Workday data, which is structured very differently than our legacy HR data, to meet current and forecasted data needs for agency systems and all agency reporting needs relying on HR data. The primary tasks the contractor will perform are as follows:

Candidate Shall:
  • Define and document business processes for agency functions that rely on Human Resources data.
  • Gather and document requirements for agency use of Human Resources data and design data interface workflows supporting that use by internal ODOT systems.
  • Gather and organize information about the problems to be solved or the procedures to be improved. Work with stakeholders to identify business requirements, processes and risks.
  • Analyze the data interface between ODOT and Workday HCM to identify issues and provide recommendations to improve data quality and stability.
  • Analyze Human Resources data available to ODOT to identify data issues and provide recommendation for corrections.
  • Analyze and identify opportunities for business process improvements.
  • Develop and recommend new systems, procedures, or organizational changes.
  • Define, implement and maintain business processes and procedures to meet business objectives.
  • Use best practices to carry out business process analysis, re-engineering, process measurements and change management activities.
  • Provide technical advice on processing technology, capability, risks, and associated costs.
Thanks and Regards,
Kulvinder Pal | Technical Recruiter
Phone: (412) 677-3071 | Ext: 535
1035 Boyce Rd, Pittsburgh, PA 15241, USA

Interim CFO - Contract - Work Remotely

Seeking an independent professional to serve as interim CFO, starting immediately (as in Feb 1.)

The client is a innovative, rapidly growing, small public manufacturing company with a market cap of ~$300M.

Interim CFO can work remotely anywhere in the U.S.

This will be a 3-4 month assignment while the firm conducts a search for a permanent CFO. The interim CFO may, if interested, be considered for the permanent position.


Strategy, Planning, and Management

  • Assess and evaluate financial performance of organization with regard to long-term operational goals, budgets and forecasts.
  • Provide insight and recommendations to both short-term and long-term growth plan of organization.
  • Identify, acquire and implement systems and software to provide critical financial and operational information.
  • Evaluate departments and make suggestions for automating processes and increasing working efficiency.
  • Communicate, engage and interact with Board of Directors, CEO, COO and Executive Leadership Team.
  • Create and establish yearly financial objectives that align with the company’s plan for growth and expansion.
  • Select and engage consultants, auditors and investors.
  • Participate in pivotal decisions as they relate to strategic initiatives and operational models.
  • Interact with and bring department into line with Board of Directors’ plans, initiatives and recommendations.


Financial Analysis, Budgeting, and Forecasting

  • Prepare and present monthly financial budgeting reports including monthly profit and loss by product lines / services, forecast vs. budget by product lines / services and weekly cash flow generation by product lines / services.
  • Review and analyze monthly financial results and provide recommendations.
  • Identify, develop and execute analysis of business initiatives, product launches and / or new service offerings.
  • Develop and maintain monthly / annual operating budget.
  • Supervise the creation of reports, software implementation, and tools for budgeting and forecasting.
  • Participate in weekly conference calls with Board of Directors, and Executive Leadership Team.
  • Review and ensure application of appropriate internal controls, SOX compliance, and financial procedures.
  • Ensure timeliness / accuracy of financial, and management reporting data for investors, and company’s Board of Directors.
  • Oversee the preparation, and communication of weekly, monthly, and annual financial statements.
  • Oversee the preparation, and timely filing of all local, state and federal tax returns.
  • Oversee preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements.
  • Review all month-end closing activities including general ledger accounts, balance sheet accounts, and overhead cost allocation.
  • Enhance, and implement financial, and accounting systems, processes, tools, and control systems.
  • Serve as a key point of contact for external auditors, and manage preparation, and support of all external audits.
  • Supervise, coordinate, and strategize methods of analysis used to attain team goals with Controller.


Financial Management

  • Manage cash flow planning process, and ensure funds availability.
  • Oversee cash, investments, and asset management area.
  • Explore new investment opportunities, and provide recommendations on potential returns and risks.
  • Maintain outstanding banking relationships, and strategic alliances with vendors, and business partners.
  • Utilize forward-looking models, and activity-based analyses to provide financial insight into the organization’s plans, and operating budgets.
  • Oversee weekly cash management, and Accounts Payables, sign checks, authorize large wires, and ACHs.
  • Supervise Accounts Receivables, and provide guidance relating to the collection process.


Financial Relations and Policies

  • Engage Board of Directors, and Executive Leadership Team to develop short / long term plans, projections, and budgets.
  • Represent company to institutions, investors, public auditors, and other officials as required.
  • Remain current on audit best practices as well as state, federal, and local laws regarding company operations.


Position Requirements

  • BS in Accounting or Finance.
  • CPA / CME / MBA preferred.
  • Five years minimum experience as a CFO in a medium / large publicly traded corporation.
  • Ten years or more total accounting or finance experience.
  • Outstanding knowledge, and understanding of GAAP, IFRS, SOX compliance, and SEC reporting.
  • Background coordinating with IT staff to manage, and / or upgrade accounting system.
  • “Hands On” ERP systems experience (e.g., SAP, ZoHo or HubSpot) experience preferred
  • Outstanding communication, and presentation skills.
  • Demonstrated leadership ability, confidence, and executive presence.
  • Excellent analytical, reasoning, and problem-solving skills.
  • Significant experience working with external auditors, internal controls, and compliance-related issues.  


Will Bachman

Managing Partner, Umbrex

Tel:   +1.917.386.3662

IT Project Manager - Contract - Raritan, NJ

Position Summary:

Job Title   : Project Manager I

Job Id        : ***3620

Duration  : 09 Months Contract

Location   : Raritan, NJ


The Project Manager will work with business and IT leadership to organize and deliver large, complex, cross-functional projects. He/she will quickly learn about Clients business, operations, infrastructure, systems, and software and applies his/her knowledge to effectively navigate through complexity and achieve results.  He/she anticipates, identifies and addresses critical inter-dependencies and delivers insights to project teams through proactive risk management, issue identification, resolution and contingency planning, ultimately guiding teams towards milestone achievement.  Project Manager must have strong critical thinking and decision making skills and the ability to influence without authority, infusing the project teams with a sense of urgency, ownership and accountability and culture of high performance.   Must have knowledge of fundamental project management processes, methodologies (waterfall and agile) and tools and techniques and ability to adapt them to the organization. Responsible for the oversight and management of specific projects, project workstreams or multiple projects with an emphasis on driving quality execution under the direction of the Responsible IT Lead or Project Sponsor. In this role, the Project Manager will have a naturally holistic view of a project and its critical path. They can coach teams at all levels on current and anticipated deliverables needed to keep the project on track. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Shape, organize and plan customer needs into viable projects with clear scope, timing, quality and cost parameters.  Delivers of moderate to large projects involving global, cross-functional, transformational requirements.
  • Assist the IT Lead or Project Sponsor in defining scope and schedule while focusing on regular and timely delivery of value;
  • Leverage traditional and agile project management tools and composes project plans including schedule, budget and product features, incorporating input across multiple functions and outside partners.  Outlines and tracks dependencies between functional areas. 
  • Runs regularly scheduled core team meetings, providing transparency around project progress (schedule, budget, resources and scope).  Sets agenda and documents meeting outcomes. Must have ability to identify key issues and potential challenges and proactively facilitate scenario planning to identify the best choice among alternatives. Ability to influence timely decisions and to take action reflective of business objectives.
  • Identifies and responds to issues related to project plan (schedule, budget, resources and scope), facilitating discussions between stakeholders and driving to a resolution.  Escalates issues when appropriate. Ability to recognize conflict and apply strategies to overcome it. Thinking in opportunities instead of barriers. Ability to negotiate win-win agreements.
  • Effectively manages project risk through routine project risk assessments and implementing appropriate risk avoidance and mitigation plans.
  • Effectively manages project communication by building a communication plan identifying how important information will be communicated to stakeholders throughout the project, determining who will be receiving the communication, how, when and how often information will be provided.
  • Drives the team from initiation through hypercare project stages.  Assures all deliverables are completed and documented properly in each phase according to Ortho PMO practices. Ability to keep project moving toward successful completion in face of aggressive schedules and unanticipated developments.
  • Ensures comprehensive change management plans are established and executed throughout the project.
  • Ensures proper system/solution documentation and artifacts are produced and knowledge transition to support teams is carried out.
  • Consistently and persistently follows-up with team members to ensure project deliverables and interim milestones are met.
  • Follows standard project SDLC processes to increase efficiency and effectiveness
  • Builds relationships and effectively communicates status and opportunities for improvement throughout the team and across multiple levels of the business. Ability to provide information regarding tasks, plans, schedule, and strategies to stakeholders.
  • Motivates the team to exceed expectations. Ability to encourage and enable people to work together as a team to accomplish the project.
  • Support project managers in executing the optimized portfolio strategy of GIS projects to optimize resources and budget and reach targets.
  • Performs other work related duties as assigned



  • Bachelor's degree is required
  • 5+ years of project management including schedule development required
  • 10+ years of experience working in IT or highly technical environment. 
  • At least 3 years experince working deploying regulated or validate software to external regulations (FDA CFR part 21 preferred)
  • Highly desirable – has at least 3 years' experience is assisting the management of IT solutions within Vendors Cloud offered solutions
  • Highly desirable – has at least 3 years' experience is assisting the management of IT solutions supporting or deploying IoT strategies.
  • Position requires demonstrated leadership role of technical projects and/or workstreams.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is strongly preferred.
  • Strong knowledge and experience in running Agile projects is required
  • Expertise using MS Project, Workfront or equivalent project management software required including best practices for creating schedules, updating schedules, and critical path analysis of highly complex schedules
  • Demonstrated successful delivery of moderate to large, global, cross-functional projects involving dispersed teams.
  • Experience in delivery of projects involving SAP is desired.
  • Familiarity with latest project management methodology (e.g. Agile) is preferred
  • Strong interpersonal, communication (written and oral) and presentation skills required.
  • Ability to take calculated risks and demonstrated ability to work effectively in cross functional team environment required
  • Ability to influence and present information to all levels of the organization including senior management required
  • Strong analytical capabilities, including quantitative and qualitative assessment skills, insight generation and critical thinking skills. 


Brian Pasam


Abacus Service Corporation

Phone: (248)788-6127