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Program Manager - Financial Applications

Yelp, San Francisco, CA

Connecting people with great local businesses


Yelp’s Financial Systems team is a key member of the Engineering organization responsible for management of the company’s financial, billing and planning applications. This team works with the Finance organization to define and execute the vision and strategy. It’s on us to support major company-wide initiatives while providing guidance and creative, innovative solutions.

Yelp is looking for a Program Manager to lead various initiatives for our team. You will develop programs to support the organization's strategic direction, as well as create and manage long term goals. You will also be in charge of developing budgets and operating plans and writing funding proposals. Ideally, you have prior experience in both program and team management, and you’re excited about growing with Yelp.

What You Will Do:

  • Manage status meeting minutes, content, logistics, notes and documentation. Provide program level status updates, key call outs, upcoming milestones, etc.
  • Collaborate across teams and departments to prioritize attribution roadmap and release schedule. Conduct readiness review and overall status updates.
  • Manage scope based on available budget and resource capacity.
  • Determine the scheduling tool and format, schedule milestones and development roles and responsibilities.
  • Integrate change management, QA and development plans into one centralized Master Project Plan across all releases. Manage project plan, track and communicate progress of tasks and deliverables.
  • Manage issues and risks using Propel for tracking and resolution. Monitor and assess issues, and document and assign accountability and development. Manage resolution strategies that will guide the deployment and business alignment teams.
  • Collect, socialize, negotiate and manage forecast and budget. Secure budget guidance and approvals with management.
  • Manage vendor relationships, SOW submissions, budget accruals and closing POs. Maintain resource roster.

We Are Looking For:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in business or related field required. Experience in financial principles.
  • 5+ years experience in program management. Experience or knowledge of project management a plus.
  • Experience managing people, teams and expectations across multiple departments and levels of the company.
  • A confident and inspiring people manager.
  • Experience
  • Advanced skills  in Powerpoint, Excel and Word.
Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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