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  • Westborough, Massachusetts, AAFCPAs is seeking a high-energy Senior Associate, Business Process & IT Consulting team member, fully competent, highly ethical, driven to ensure a positive client experience for the firm’s distinct but integrated Business & IT Consulting Practice. This rapidly growing practice area of the firm strengthens the link between IT and finance for our clients, which reduces risk significantly and eases the technology burden. AAF’s Business & IT Advisors earn the role of trusted business advisor with solutions such as: business process improvement and internal controls, ERP and financial package selection, IT audits, technology risk assessments, IT strategy development, privacy assessment, data analytics, and fraud detection, leveraging Cloud services, and outsourcing strategies. The Senior Associate, Business & IT Consulting is responsible for providing primarily data analytics and robotic process automation solutions and secondarily, audit support and attest and advisory solutions for diverse organizations, for very small companies (5 employees) through sophisticated midmarket organizations (~3,000 employees). The Senior Associate will be responsible for assisting the director of IT security and data analytics in planning and managing engagements, discussing KBQs and KPIs with clients during discovery sessions, creating data models and visualizations using different DA tools, creating RPA solutions using scripting and BOT technologies, conducting fieldwork, discussing findings and observations during client exit meetings, reviewing staff work papers, and preparing written audit reports. The position will also include client service assistance such as advice on internal control approaches, best practices and advising clients in solving critical business issues. The Senior Associate, Business & IT Consulting will also build and maintain new and existing client relationships and should also be capable of conducting internal audit engagements independently and leading an engagement team. RESPONSIBILITIES Run client engagements from start to finish, which includes planning, executing, directing, and completing Data Analytics and RPA solutions,  information systems audits, and business process control reviews, and managing to budget. Audit Support / Data Analytics Data analytics, large volumes of data, data extraction. Robotic Process Automation for internal and external projects. IT Risk Assessment in support of financial statement audit. SOC report assessment. Attest and Advisory Engagements SSAE 18 Examinations (SOC 1) (Formerly SAS 70) SOC 2 and 3. Controls assessment (Business and IT General Controls) IT Strategy, Auditing, Security, Privacy, Governance, and Risk Assessment SOX 404 Internal Audit Maintain a good working relationship with clients to enhance customer satisfaction and work with client management and staff at all levels to perform audit services. Gain a comprehensive understanding of client operations, processes, and business objectives and utilize that knowledge on engagements. Minimal travel is required outside of route 495.   This role reports to the Director of IT Security and Data Analytics of AAFCPAs’ Business & IT Consulting Practice. Competitive salary plus annual bonus potential. In addition, we offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes subsidized medical and dental, 401(k) savings plan, life insurance, and short-term and long-term disability, plus more. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines. Bachelor's degree in Data Analytics, or Information Technology. Two or more years of working experience with Data Analytics tools like Power BI, Tableau. Two or more tears working experience with RPA tools and bot technology. Two or more years of IT experience in a similar practice or function with a reputable firm (big 4 is a plus). Excellent analytical, organizational, and project management skills. Strong computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite applications. Experience with Exceptional client service and communication skills with a demonstrated ability to develop and maintain outstanding client relationships. Ability to manage multiple engagements and competing priorities in a rapidly growing, fast-paced, interactive, results-based team environment. Excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills. Certification in any of the Data Analytics tools a plus. ATTRIBUTES Honesty and Integrity – Displays the highest standards of and ethical conduct personally and professionally and contributes to maintaining the ethics and values of the firm Accountability – accepts responsibility for starting, controlling, and concluding job tasks and assignments; accepts responsibility for behavior Business acumen Ability to exercise discretion and good judgment Professional confidence and reliability A “can-do” attitude and willingness to do whatever is necessary to get the job done Highest standards of quality with a sense of urgency Exceptionally well organized and detail-oriented Proven time management and prioritization skills Customer service focus Comfortable working autonomously Naturally team-oriented and a team player Proactive, flexible, and the ability to multi-task. Willing and able to roll up sleeves and pitch in wherever needed Able to handle tight deadlines, multiple priorities, and stressful situations Drive – wants to make a difference and contribute positively to our future success
  • New York, New York, Columbia Engineering invites applications for two open-rank faculty positions in the Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research. One position is for candidates with research interests in financial engineering and related areas, including blockchain economics, information design, financial technology, financial econometrics, machine learning in finance, and energy finance. The second position is open to candidates with research interests in all areas of operations research, broadly defined, including optimization, applied probability, data/business analytics, high-dimensional statistics, and their applications. Candidates with research interests in data-driven decision-making, computational aspects of operations research, and FinTech are especially encouraged to apply. Appointments will be made at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor, depending on the qualifications of the applicant. Candidates must have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree by the time of appointment.  Successful candidates are expected to build a strong methodological research record and to contribute to the department’s educational programs. Columbia encourages multi-disciplinary research and collaborations across academic units on the campus. The Department is particularly interested in qualified candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the university community. The candidate will benefit from interactions with various faculty from the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, the Data Science Institute, the Columbia Business School, and the School of Arts and Science. For additional information and to apply, please see: http://engineering.columbia.edu/faculty-job-opportunities or apply.interfolio.com/94663. Applications should be submitted electronically and include the following: curriculum-vitae including a list of publications, a description of research accomplishments, a statement of research and teaching interests and plans, contact information for three experts who can provide letters of recommendation, and up to three pre/reprints of scholarly work. Applicants are encouraged to submit a statement that discusses their contributions to diversity initiatives. All applications received by November 19, 2021 will receive full consideration. We will meet candidates who apply early during the INFORMS 2021 Annual Meeting. Inquiries should be directed to facultysearch@ieor.columbia.edu. Applicants can consult ieor.columbia.edu for more information about the department. Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer -- Disability/ Veteran
  • Carcavelos, Portugal, Management of Information Systems /Business Analytics Professor (all ranks) at Nova School of Business and Economics Position : Assistant, Associate or Full (tenure track) Professor in the field of Information Systems or Business Analytics Starting date : September 1, 2022 Institution : Nova School of Business and Economics (Universidade Nova de Lisboa) Location : Lisbon, Portugal Position description : Nova School of Business and Economics (Nova SBE), a triple-accredited institution (AACSB, EQUIS, and AMBA), announces the opening of positions at the Assistant, Associate or Full (tenure track) Professor level in Management of Information Systems and Business Analytics, starting on September 1, 2022. Applicants should have, or soon be completing, a Ph.D. degree in Management of Information Systems, Business Analytics, Operations, Computer Science (or a related discipline) and a solid research record and strong commitment towards research. Candidates need to demonstrate their ability to publish in leading international business peer-reviewed journals, such as MIS Quarterly, Information Systems Research, and Management Science. Selected applicants are also expected to contribute to teaching in the areas of Management of Information Systems, Big Data Analytics, Data Management, Privacy, or other related areas. Compensation is competitive with top universities in Europe. School description : Nova SBE offers programs in management, economics, and finance at the undergraduate, master, MBA, and doctorate levels, as well as executive education. The school provides an international research environment and consistently ranks among the top business schools in Europe. To support the development of a research-oriented career, Nova SBE provides a very balanced teaching workload, compensation, research-supporting incentives that are competitive with top business schools in Europe. English is the working language of the school and knowledge of Portuguese is not a requirement. Nova SBE’s campus is in Lisbon at the Carcavelos Beach. Lisbon is consistently ranked among the cities with the best quality of life and offers an outstanding combination of the relatively low cost of living, exceptional lifestyle, and an extensive set of cultural and leisure opportunities. Application details: Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, teaching statement and job market paper. Candidates who submit their application package by October 23, 2021 will be given priority and considered for an interview during annual INFORMS conference. The general application deadline is November 30, 2021. The applications will be accepted online and submitted HERE (Qualtrics form). Referees’ can send recommendation letters directly to faculty.recruitment@novasbe.pt General details about working at NovaSBE to be found: JOIN OUR SCHOOL > Appointment of Professor of Management > Brochure Additional information can be obtained from: Faculty Recruitment Department ( faculty.recruitment@novasbe.pt ) Prof. Rodrigo Belo ( rodrigo.belo@novasbe.pt ) Prof. Utku Serhatli ( utku.serhatli@novasbe.pt ) The conditions of employment comply with the terms of Regulation no 409/2018 of 20 June, and the Labour Code, approved by Law no 7/2009 of 12 February, with subsequent amendments ("Labour Code"). Salary is subject to training and experience and may vary depending on the category (Assistant, Associate or Full) and career stage and based on a full-time contract of 35 hours. Favourable tax agreements may apply to non-Portuguese applicants. NovaSBE has attractive employment conditions, which include a holiday and Christmas allowance and a generous number of vacation days.
  • Carcavelos, Portugal, Operations Management / Management of Information Systems Professor (all ranks) at Nova School of Business and Economics Position : Assistant, Associate or Full (tenure track) Professor in the field of Operations Management or Information Systems Starting date : September 1, 2022 Institution : Nova School of Business and Economics (Universidade Nova de Lisboa) Location : Lisbon, Portugal Position description : Nova School of Business and Economics (Nova SBE), a triple-accredited institution (AACSB, EQUIS, and AMBA), announces the opening of positions at the Assistant, Associate or Full (tenure track) Professor level in Operations Management or Management of Information Systems, starting on September 1, 2022. Applicants should have, or soon be completing, a Ph.D. degree in Operations Management, Supply Chain Management, Management of Information Systems (or a related discipline) and a solid research record and strong commitment towards research. Candidates need to demonstrate their ability to publish in leading international business peer-reviewed journals, such as Management Science, Manufacturing and Systems Operations Management, Production and Operations Management, and Operations Research. Selected applicants are also expected to contribute to teaching in the areas of Operations Management, such as Supply Chain Management, Service Operations (e.g. Health Care, Retail, etc), Project Management, Business Analytics, Management of Information Systems, Big Data Analytics, or other related areas. Compensation is competitive with top universities in Europe. School description : Nova SBE offers programs in management, economics, and finance at the undergraduate, master, MBA, and doctorate levels, as well as executive education. The school provides an international research environment and consistently ranks among the top business schools in Europe. To support the development of a research-oriented career, Nova SBE provides a very balanced teaching workload, compensation, research-supporting incentives that are competitive with top business schools in Europe. English is the working language of the school and knowledge of Portuguese is not a requirement. Nova SBE’s campus is in Lisbon at the Carcavelos Beach. Lisbon is consistently ranked among the cities with the best quality of life and offers an outstanding combination of the relatively low cost of living, exceptional lifestyle, and an extensive set of cultural and leisure opportunities. Application details: Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, teaching statement and job market paper. Candidates who submit their application package by October 23, 2021 will be given priority and considered for an interview during annual INFORMS conference. The general application deadline is November 30, 2021. The applications will be accepted online and submitted HERE (Qualtrics form). JOIN OUR SCHOOL  > Appointment of Professor of Management > Brochure  Additional information can be obtained from: Faculty Recruitment Department ( faculty.recruitment@novasbe.pt ) Prof. Utku Serhatli ( utku.serhatli@novasbe.pt ) Prof. Rodrigo Belo ( rodrigo.belo@novasbe.pt ) The conditions of employment comply with the terms of Regulation no 409/2018 of 20 June, and the Labour Code, approved by Law no 7/2009 of 12 February, with subsequent amendments ("Labour Code"). Salary is subject to training and experience and may vary depending on the category (Assistant, Associate or Full) and career stage and based on a full-time contract of 35 hours. Favourable tax agreements may apply to non-Portuguese applicants. NovaSBE has attractive employment conditions, which include a holiday and Christmas allowance and a generous number of vacation days.
  • Santa Clara, California, Silicon Valley Power City of Santa Clara, CA Electric Program Manager Annual salary range: $162,348.00 to $210,084.00 Application deadline: Friday, October 8, 2021. The City of Santa Clara’s Silicon Valley Power (SVP) is recruiting for two Electric Program Manager Positions within Utility. These positions require similar analytic and organizational management skills that are enhanced with specialized skill and knowledge concentrations. The Electric Program Manager is an “at will” management position responsible for managing multi-million-dollar customer-focused programs and projects in one of the following areas: Clean Transportation/Electric Vehicles Concentration Silicon Valley Power is seeking a visionary innovative professional to promote and coordinate electric-powered transportation for the City of Santa Clara and its community by de-carbonizing mobility and monitoring legislative regulations in addition to reporting and compliance. The ideal candidate will serve as a liaison to various City Departments as it prepares to electrify its fleet of city vehicles and ensures a positive customer experience while planning and managing capital improvements projects. The ideal candidate will be responsible for focusing on the deployment of customer facing programs, including EV incentives and infrastructure throughout the City of Santa Clara, in addition to managing value streams for EV infrastructure, including monetization of City-owned chargers, enhancing Low Carbon Fuel Standard revenue streams and encourage community EV adoption and EV demand. The ideal candidate should have the ability to establish a vision and leverage funding sources for EV infrastructure and adoption from the California Energy Commission, Bay Area Air Quality Management District, Federal Grant initiatives, Green House Gas reduction activities, as well as other entities. Systems Support Concentration Silicon Valley Power is seeking a dynamic professional to perform and manage work related to cybersecurity and technology solutions. This position will work with a diverse field of technical areas and will need to communicate with all levels of staff. Furthermore, the Program Manager will develop and manage contracts to meet the security and technology needs of SVP. Prior Information Technology (IT) experience is required. Prior cybersecurity, Microsoft 365, information/data infrastructure management, and matrixed project team management experience are desired. Ideal Candidate The ideal candidate will be a proven professional who enjoys working in an environment of growth and expansion. Individuals should be solution-oriented and enjoy contributing to a collaborative culture and influencing progress. Strong candidates will be equally adept at managing technical operations as well as staff. The ideal candidate should also: Have experience with utility processes and practices, either with an investor owned, municipal electric utility, or similar industry background. Have experience managing large complex capital projects and utilization of capital project management software programs for a private or public entity. Experience in public works and contracting is desirable. Possess skill and interest in providing positive leadership with staff. Have the ability to communicate with internal and external partners effectively. Minimum Qualifications Education and experience requirements for the Electric Program Manager include: A bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Economics, Public or Business Administration, Environmental Sciences, Finance or a closely related field, and three (3) years of experience in managing and coordinating City or customer related programs, project management, or building facilities management. An advanced degree in Engineering, Public or Business Administration, Environmental Sciences or related field is desirable. Project Management Professional (PMP) certification from Project Management Institute (PMI) or an equivalent certification from accredited program is desirable. To apply online please visit:  https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/CPSHRRS/jobs/3223114/electric-program-manager For more information contact: Maricarmen Peoples CPS HR Consulting 916-263-1401 To view an online brochure for this position visit:  https://online.flipbuilder.com/kper/lnbc/mobile/index.html Silicon Valley Power website:  www.siliconvalleypower.com Silicon Valley Power is an equal opportunity employer.

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