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Dow Jones Analyst, Finance Projects in PRINCETON, New Jersey

Job Description:

The analyst for Special Projects will act as a Business Analyst/Jr. Project Manager in coordinating, planning, and management of projects for Global Finance Operations (GFO) shared services initiatives. Will work closely with the manager/project manager to create complete project plans, including action item lists, stakeholder registers, and risk registers, and gathering requirements. Coordinate meetings for requirements gathering, weekly status updates, and record all meeting minutes. Act as a liaison for IT projects assisting as a project coordinator for GFO end user applications that are affected, ensuring all testing and sign-off is met. Consistently update manager on project status, open risks, and any possible delays in delivery. Continuously implements Project Management best practices when working with projects and other teams.

Responsibilities

  • Practices Project Management process groups and knowledge areas

  • Evaluating business processes, anticipating requirements, uncovering areas for improvement, and developing and implementing solutions

  • Creating project plan and WBS with Project or Smartsheets

  • Risk management: identifying risks, delays, and adjusting for them

  • Ensuring solutions meet business needs and requirements

  • Creating and maintaining action items and user acceptance plans

  • Prioritizing initiatives based on business needs and requirements

  • Working closely with clients, technology team, and management staff.

  • Managing competing resources and priorities.

  • Monitoring deliverables and ensuring timely completion of projects

  • Provide detailed meeting minutes and next steps to working team and updates to stakeholders

Requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree in finance or related field.

  • At least 1-year corporate experience, preferably in project management.

  • Project management CAPM or PMP Certification is a plus.

  • Exceptional analytical and conceptual thinking skills.

  • Advanced technical skills.

  • Excellent documentation skills.

  • Experience creating detailed reports and giving presentations.

  • Competency in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, Visio, Outlook and/or G-Suite applications

  • A track record of following through on commitments.

  • Excellent planning, organizational, and time management skills.

  • A history of supporting successful projects.

  • Experience with Workday, SAP, Jira, G-suite a plus

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Business Area: FINANCE

Job Category: Finance Group

About Us

Since 1882, Dow Jones has been finding new ways to bring information to the world’s top business entities. Beginning as a niche news agency in an obscure Wall Street basement, Dow Jones has grown to be a worldwide news and information powerhouse, with prestigious brands including The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones Newswires, Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch and Financial News.

This longevity and success is due to a relentless pursuit of accuracy, depth and innovation, enhanced by the wisdom of past experience and a solid grasp on the future ahead. More than its individual brands, Dow Jones is a modern gateway to intelligence, with innovative technology, advanced data feeds, integrated solutions, expert research, award-winning journalism and customizable apps and delivery systems to bring the information that matters most to customers, when and where they need it, every day.

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Req ID: 25804

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