The Senior Program Manager manages the IT solutions for his/her designated business process area – in this case, the area of accounting, specifically overseeing the functions related to General Ledger, Accounting & Reporting, Partner Accounting, Retirement Plans and Tax. Working closely with the Accounting Directors responsible for these functions and the Accounting IT Portfolio Director, the Senior Program Manager has ownership and accountability for all aspects of their technology program – solution fit to business needs, user acceptance and adoption, security, technical soundness and robustness, ROI/cost, time to delivery, prioritization of features, etc. This role creates the technology roadmap for their area and submits budget requests for the needed projects to achieve the objectives for the area.
Qualification Requirements: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the Duties and Responsibilities (Duties) above satisfactorily and meet the requirements below. The requirements listed below are representative of the minimum knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job. If you need such an accommodation, please email firstname.lastname@example.org (current employees should contact Human Resources).
Other Skills and Abilities:
The following will also be required of the successful candidate:
Sidley Austin LLP is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.