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Financial Systems Project Manager

| Austin
Financial Systems Project Manager​ – Austin, TX
 
Amherst is revolutionizing the way U.S. real estate is priced, managed and financed in order to unlock opportunities for all market participants. Driven by data, analytics and technology, Amherst has a 20-year history of anticipating where the next risks and opportunities are likely to emerge and designing actionable strategies for investors to capitalize on opportunities across residential real estate, commercial real estate and public securities. Amherst, along with its affiliates and subsidiaries, has more than 900 employees, $5 billion under management and approximately $15 billion under advisement and oversight. www.amherst.com.
 
A little more about this role:
  • Drive product development with a team of engineers (from concept to launch)
  • Oversee product-related projects/programs from design and development to production
  • Understand what our users need, and work with all the necessary team members to bring the product to life
  • Create prioritization system for features and tasks (e.g. Waterfall, RUP, Agile, Kanban)
  • Communicate with the Technical Development Team (e.g. analysts, software developers)
  • Translate between development and other Accounting and Finance departments
  • Help with development and QA of new product features, create product positioning and messaging to resonate with our audience
  • Help to define the expected user outcome and business value of the product
  • Oversee and help with the QA testing of the product (e.g. find and track bugs and liaise with the development team)
  • Keep customer focus, driving a vision, and ensuring the product meets the market needs
  • Package the features into product releases
  • Help with defining resources and schedules for project/program implementation
  • Help with defining requirements and plan project life cycle deployment
  • Plan and schedule project deliverable's, goals and milestones
What you’ll need to have
  • BA/BS in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Finance, Accounting or a related field
  • 3-5 years of Project Management and/or Business Analysis experience
  • Strong understanding of accounting principles
  • Experience with ERP systems preferred
  • Understanding of the technical architecture of software/web applications
  • Experience working with technical developers (e.g. engineers, software developers)
  • Experience conveying complex technical/design information in simple, digestible formats to non-technical employees/team members
What we offer:
 
Amherst is a privately held corporation located in West Austin with beautiful views of Lake Austin and the loop 360 bridge in a modern workspace with open floor plans.
  • A competitive compensation package, annual bonus, 401k match
  • Flexible PTO, 8 paid holidays
  • Employer paid benefits (medical, dental, vision, health savings account)
  • Professional career development and reimbursement
  • On-premise fitness center, locker rooms
  • Daily catered lunches, fully stocked kitchen with snacks/drinks
  • Relaxed casual environment and weekly/quarterly office events!
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
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    • PythonLanguages
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    • D3JSLibraries
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    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
    • MongoDBDatabases

Location

5001 Plaza on the Lake, Austin, TX 78746

An Insider's view of Amherst

What are some social events your company does?

Amherst is always participating in exciting events. From Dell Match Play to SXSW, Amherst engages in a variety of local events. We also host smaller events for employees such as summer BBQ's and happy hours. Nothing tops our holiday party, a true family celebration!

Nicole Giannetta

VP Corporate Affairs

What makes someone successful on your team?

Our team juggles many different deadlines, so being able to stay organized is key! It’s also helpful to be very detail oriented and comfortable in a fast paced environment, but most importantly, you need to have a solid sense of humor and to be able to laugh at yourself (and us).

Jordan Perras

Investor Services

What are Amherst Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Parking
Fitness Subsidies

Additional Perks + Benefits

Competitive compensation and bonus program. Flexible PTO. Health, vision, dental and long term disability coverage. Paid maternity/paternity leave. Attractive office space. Training certifications assistance. Daily catered lunch and stocked kitchens. Monthly birthday celebrations. Casual work environment with regular team-building outings. Breakfast Taco Thursday.

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