Armstrong World Industries IT Finance Project Specialist Job in Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Job: Information Technology

Primary Location: Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Relocation Offered: No

Employment Status: Full-Time

Travel: 5%

Do you want to work for a company that gives you opportunities to grow in a collaborative environment? How about working for a manufacturer with a rich history and even brighter future? Armstrong World Industries began over 150 years ago as a small cork-cutting shop in Pittsburgh, PA. From that small business, we became the leader in ceiling, wall and suspension system solutions that contribute to better, more inspiring buildings that make a difference in the lives of people where they work, play, learn, heal and live. At Armstrong World Industries you'll have the opportunity to make the most of your potential. Come build your future with us!

Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (AWI) has a job opportunity for an IT Finance Project Specialist to be located at our Lancaster, PA campus. The IT Finance Project Specialist is an individual contributor responsible for participating in or overseeing a variety of analytical and technical assignments, problems diagnosis and solutions, documentation, implementation, administration, support and maintenance on a variety of project management components in an information technology applications environment. The role is broadly split between providing day to day operational support for existing application services to users of those services and project-based work leading to the development and deployment of new application services and business process improvements.

Key Responsibilities of the IT Finance Project Specialist:

  • Supporting the development and management of relationships with vendors in concert with Enterprise Project Manager, Business Relationship Manager (BRM) and Service Delivery Manager (SDM)

  • Participating in the development, implementation and maintenance of best-practice standards, policies, procedures, and associated training plans to ensure optimal daily

  • Establishing/maintaining lines of communication keeping all parties informed of project updates, incidents, problems, and resolution

  • Contributing to IT budgets (expense and capital) and estimates

  • Contributing to the development of tactics, planning and execution of initiatives to support IT projects

  • Supporting, researching, analyzing, developing and documenting new and existing processes, procedures and solutions to meet business needs

Required Qualifications for the IT Finance Project Specialist:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Computer Science, Engineering or related field

  • Knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office products with primary focus on MS Excel

  • 2+ years related experience

Desired Qualifications for the IT Finance Project Specialist:

  • Certification in a process discipline (ITIL, PMI, Six Sigma)

Why Armstrong World Industries?

Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (AWI) is a leader in the design and manufacture of innovative commercial and residential ceiling, wall and suspension system solutions. At home, at work, in healthcare facilities, classrooms, stores, or restaurants, Armstrong World Industries offers interior solutions that help to enhance comfort, save time, improve building efficiency and overall performance, and create beautiful spaces. We built our business on trust and integrity. It set us apart then, and it sets us apart now, along with our ability to collaborate with and innovate for the people we’re here to serve – our customers, our shareholders, our communities and our employees.

Benefits Package

  • Standard benefit package offerings: Medical, dental, prescription drugs, life insurance

  • Long term disability coverage

  • Vacation and sick time

  • Product discount programs

  • 401k Match

About the Location (Lancaster, PA):

Located in South Central Pennsylvania, Lancaster is ideally situated for easy access to major metropolitan cities such as Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington DC and New York City. Lancaster offers a vibrant arts and entertainment community with wonderful historic sites, B&Bs, museums, world class shopping, entertainment venues and restaurants.

*Equal Opportunity Employer: *AWI is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Veterans

Notice to Staffing Agencies, Placement Services, and Professional Recruiters

Armstrong World Industries, Inc. has an internal Staffing Department. Recruiters are hereby specifically directed NOT to contact AWI employees directly in an attempt to present candidates.

AWI will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate. Any unsolicited resumes sent to AWI, including unsolicited resumes sent to an AWI mailing address, fax machine or email address, directly to AWI employees, or to AWI's resume database will be considered AWI property. AWI will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume. AWI will consider any candidate for whom a Recruiter has submitted an unsolicited resume to have been referred by the Recruiter free of any charges or fees.

*AWI will not pay a fee to any Recruiter that does not have a signed AWI contract in place specific to the position for which the resume was submitted. *

Recruiting vendor agreements will only be valid if in writing and signed by AWI's Corporate Talent Acquisition Manager or his or her designee. No other AWI employee is authorized to bind AWI to any agreement regarding the placement of candidates by Recruiters. By submitting a candidate to AWI, recruiters agree to be bound and comply with this policy.