CIT Group Inc.

Associate Project Manager - Accounting-Finance

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Finance - Project Management


Founded in 1908, CIT (NYSE: CIT) is a financial holding company with more than $65 billion in assets. Its principal bank subsidiary, CIT Bank, N.A., (Member FDIC, Equal Housing Lender) has more than $30 billion of deposits and more than $40 billion of assets. It provides financing, leasing and advisory services principally to middle market companies across a wide variety of industries primarily in North America, and equipment financing and leasing solutions to the transportation sector. It also offers products and services to consumers through its Internet bank franchise and a network of retail branches in Southern California, operating as OneWest Bank, a division of CIT Bank, N.A.


The Associate Project Manager will perform various functions:


  • Understand a project’s scope and create documents for project requirements
  • Conduct project meetings to communicate individual roles, project expectations, and ensure that all project team members have the tools and training required to perform effectively
  • Monitor projects on a regular basis, evaluating progress and quality, and managing issue resolution process to ensure corrective actions are taken
  • Maintain the quality of all project document/data to assure the integrity of a project
  • Work with the project manager to report analyzed data and communicate results
  • Optimize utilization of talents through specific development and mobility programs
  • Manage the project estimating activities
  • Adhere to standardized format guidelines
  • Develop additional tools and refine processes to help all projects run effectively
  • Work with resource managers to implement resource strategies for specific organizations
  • Develop and implement sourcing schedule to ensure workforce coverage
  • Coordinate schedule of activities related to the project
  • Help to record achievements, expenses, and measures for success
  • Monitor all project related logistics for proper facilitation of payments
  • Analyze and discuss the potential risk or benefit involved in using the specified technology solution to address the project requirements.


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting; CPA preferred
  • Strong project management skills, including resource and time management ability 
  • 2+ years of experience in the stewardship of programs or projects
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Must be proficient in various computer applications (strong Excel and PowerPoint), database software
  • Self-directed, ability to work under pressure and still complete projects within set deadline.
  • Collaborative team player, and willingness to go above and beyond
  • PMP certifications a plus


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