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Manager Project

Location:
Lumberton Township, New Jersey, United States
Posted:
August 29, 2018

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LARRY PEDANA

*** ******** *****

Columbus, NJ ***22

Cell 732-***-****

Email – ac6uva@r.postjobfree.com

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Cenlar, FSB, Ewing, NJ November 2015-June 2018

EPMO Supervisor (February 2017 – June 2018)

Manage EPMO Project Managers (8) and Project Coordinators (5)

Oversee major company initiatives and ensure proper staffing

Develop standardized reporting within EPMO to provide insight to company leadership on active project, pending projects and future projects.

Collaborate with our Financial Planning Department, Corporate Accounting Department and Business Development to monitor project budgets, expenditures and any overages.

Chair the Project Advisory Group which reviews new project requests, change requests on active projects and prioritizes projects according to the company’s business plan

Point of communication and escalation to the various business units to ensure project deliverables are met and resources are allocated properly.

Project Manager November 2015 – January 2017)

Manage approved and assigned corporate projects; ensure scope of project is clearly defined, documented and understood by project team

Act as liaison between internal organizational groups for small/large scale projects; work with vendors and external clients to ensure projects are completed to specification

Create project plans with the project team, identify dependencies, assign resources, and maintain/track throughout the lifecycle of the project

Minimize exposure and risks on project through identification of risks early; provide timely recommendations for mitigation

Prepare accurate and timely project level reporting; deliver to senior management and other stakeholders

Provide relevant test scenarios for the testing team; work with test team to develop system integration test scripts and ensure the testing results correspond to the business expectations

Support end users and support desk personnel on advanced product and usage issues

Develop training material and facilitate in learning sessions Deloitte, Princeton, NJ March 2015-November 2015

Business Analyst/Deployment Manager

Identify, assess, and document business requirements, recommending business priorities and advising business on options, risks and costs versus benefits of various solutions

Compile all elicitation results and analyze requirements to help determine the best solution

Conduct research to determine if solutions to business requirements currently exist within or outside the business, and if not, whether new solutions are feasible

Facilitate the solution design with the architecture & development team

Contribute a business or process perspective during design reviews

Help analyze impact of proposed solution on existing technology platforms

Identify and communicate risks to delivering solutions on time

Validate that the solution design meets business and functional requirements

Develop specifications, functional impacts and prototypes to further illustrate the business need.

Provide input to the development of formal business cases, when applicable

Provide relevant test scenarios for the testing team; work with test team to develop system integration test scripts and ensure the testing results correspond to the business expectations

Support defect triage process

Support end users and support desk personnel on advanced product and usage issues

Develop training material and facilitate in learning sessions SS&C Technologies, Inc., Cranford, NJ November 2007-September 2014 Product Manager/Project Manager/Business Analyst (September 2013-September 2014)

Oversee system projects including enhancements or the development of new systems with the assistance of both internal and external resources.

Work with the business teams to gather requirements, make recommendations, and create design specifications.

Act as a liaison with the IT Development Team ensuring proper design.

Prioritize tasks and resource assignment with development team ensuring workflow and projects are completed as required.

Create product specifications, testing plans, and manage release cycles with QA team.

Perform and oversee various levels of the UAT process, from enhancement/bug testing to overall product review.

Collaborate testing efforts with the Business once initial development has passed internal QA process.

Maintain Client Web Portals and initial customizations.

Implement standards and procedures to provide problem determination and resolution.

Develop, document and implement all necessary controls, policies and procedures consistent with legal and regulatory compliance requirements, including SAS70 certification.

Data extraction via SQL into various platforms for data manipulation and various reporting platforms.

Maintained, developed, and monitored EDI transmissions within API protocols

Responsible for maintaining client revenue projections and billing for software licensing. Accounting Systems Manager/Business Analyst/Project Manager (November 2007-September 2013)

Responsible for daily support of the accounting software (Investran).

Partnered with business unit to ensure all reporting requirements were met and data was accurate for distribution (Audit Financials, Capital Statements, Tax reporting, SEC reporting).

Oversaw and approved client implementations – ranging from CRM to completed Financial Packages.

Converted client data from Investran to TheNextRound via data extracts and import templates.

Trained and assisted with end user training on all systems.

Ensured proper fund structures based on Private Equity, Hedge Fund, or hybrid.

Performed problem and escalation management for user troubles, application issues and application service interruptions. The Lightstone Group, Lakewood, NJ February 2006-June 2007 Project Manager

Oversaw corporate systems projects including the implementation of new systems with the assistance of both internal and external resources.

Led corporate reviews with both internal and external audits as it relates to the Accounting function; making recommendations to gain efficiencies and economies as well as resolving any issues.

Trained and assisted with end user training on all systems.

Implemented standards and procedures to provide problem determination and resolution.

Developed, documented and implemented all necessary controls, policies and procedures consistent with legal and regulatory compliance requirements, including Sarbanes-Oxley.

Performed problem and escalation management for user troubles, application issues and application service interruptions.

Maintained defect tracking systems; providing procedure and imposing process structure and discipline. USA Today, Bridgewater, NJ/McLean, VA December 1991-December 2005 Project Manager (February 2000-December 2005)

Responsible for LAWSON AR software implementation, documentation, and training for company.

Ensured Sarbanes-Oxley compliance and company internal controls.

Tested, documented, and installed software updates related to AS400.

Rolled out software to regional offices, conducted training, and supported personnel.

Created queries and reports using Crystal Reports and SQL. Assistant Controller/Systems Administrator (December 1991-January 2000)

Managed accounting department – A/P, Data Entry, A/R, Customer Service.

Monthly/yearly closings, bank reconciliation’s, and accruals.

Prepared and monitored budgets, purchasing, and statistical analysis.

Supported and troubleshot hardware and software issues including email, network printing, file sharing, communications, network connectivity, and security issues.

Maintained and upgraded hardware and software on all laptops and desktops. EXPERIENCE WHILE IN COLLEGE

Phelps Dodge, Elizabeth, NJ July 1988-December 1991 Accountant

Responsible for weekly payroll.

Job costing and scheduling of production jobs.

Monthly/yearly closings.

Prepared budgets and monitored expenses.

First Investors Corp., Woodbridge, NJ February 1987-June 1988 Rollover Clerk/Team Leader

Responsible for processing account transfers.

Trained new employees on procedures.

Oversaw clerks in department.

EDUCATION

Middlesex County College, Edison, NJ

A.A.S., Accounting, May 1989

Thomas Edison State College, Trenton, NJ

12 credits remaining for B.S.

TECHNICAL/COMPUTER SKILLS

Investran, The Next Round, AvidXchange, LAWSON 7.2, SQL Server, Crystal Reports, Internet Explorer, MS Office, MS Access, IBM OS/400, Windows, MS-DOS, SAS70, SAE16, API, EDI, SDLC, Agile



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