National Wildlife Federation
  • Finance & Accounting
  • Reston, VA, USA
  • Full Time

Founded in 1936, the National Wildlife Federation has grown into America's largest and most trusted grassroots conservation organization with 51 state/territorial affiliates and more than six million members and supporters, including hunters, anglers, gardeners, birders, hikers, campers, paddlers, etc. The mission of the National Wildlife Federation is to unite all Americans to ensure wildlife thrive in our rapidly changing world. The organization's programs focus on conserving wildlife, restoring habitat and waterways, expanding outdoor opportunities, connecting children with nature, and addressing the causes and consequences of climate change.  To support our mission, we seek a Finance HRMS Project Manager/Application Specialist to join our team in Reston, VA.

The Finance HRMS Project Manager/Application Specialist's primary responsibilities will be to lead projects to support new and installed systems and provide functional application support for the Finance and HRMS systems. This will include communicating and coordinating with application vendors, consultants and contractors and internal Systems and Technology, Finance and Human Resources staff. The position provides functional application support for 300 end users and 25 ERP system users. The ideal candidate will be a well-rounded generalist, with a solid understanding of Finance and HRMS business processes and best practices.

In this role you will:

  • Lead Finance and HRMS projects. Work with Application vendors, consultants, and internal technical staff.
  • Serve as the in-house expert for all Finance and HRMS applications and tools: responsible for implementation, processing, problem resolution, and applying industry best practices.
  • Coordinate system maintenance for ERP system and supporting products
  • Be the primary contact for all support issues
  • Help internal departments improve their processes
  • Provide End User Training
  • Document system processes

Qualifications:

  • BS or BS in IT, Computer Science, or related field or commensurate related experience.  
  • 4+ years of hands on experience in supporting ERP applications (preferably Infor/Lawson).
  • 4+ years of project management experience
  • Experience leading at least one major ERP implementation or upgrade
  • Some exposure to reporting tools and solutions
  • A proven ability to exercise discretional independent judgment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Comfortable proposing and/or learning new systems as opportunities arise
  • Ability to advocate for better business processes and ways of getting work done efficiently
  • Familiarity with cloud application concepts and support
  • The employee's actions are expected to reflect the staff values of the National Wildlife Federation: collaboration, mindfulness, empowerment, inclusivity, and mission focus.

The National Wildlife Federation offers excellent benefits, competitive compensation, and a family-friendly, flexible work environment.  We are committed to building a diverse team and strongly encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply.  If you meet more than 75% of the qualifications of this description, we encourage you to submit an application.  A background check will be conducted on the selected candidate.

Interested candidates should submit both a cover letter and resume. 

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