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Chick-fil-A Project Management Lead, Finance in Atlanta, Georgia


The Financial Analytics & Automation Team strives to drive financial and process transformation to ensure Chick-fil-A’s financial health for years to come. This team aims to steward the gap between ideation, art-of-the-possible and meaningful insights. The Project Management Lead role provides overall leadership of project management activities to support the execution of key Financial Services initiatives. This includes establishment of templates, tools and best practices to be used within the department. This role will both serve as a project manager on significant Financial Services/Financial Strategy initiatives and coordinate the use of any external project management resources as needed to support the overall plan. This role requires a high level of autonomy, communication, collaboration, facilitation and organizational planning skills to meet shared objectives for the department.


  • Serve as a project manager for significant Financial Services/Financial Strategy Team initiatives

  • Facilitate use of project management tools and systems

  • Ensure creation of project charters for Financial Services initiatives, as well as manage progress towards stated goals

  • Navigate project scope, risk and issue resolution

  • Adapt work as required to meet project deadlines

  • Translate initiatives into actionable strategies to drive results

  • Lead project planning sessions from start to finish

  • Act as a coordinator to influence outcomes across internal, external and cross-functional teams

  • Manage relationships with external project management resources

  • Conduct project reviews and create status reports for Financial Services leadership

  • Create project management templates, tools and resources to be used across Financial Services

  • Serve as liaison to the Enterprise Project Management team to ensure organization-wide strategic alignment

  • Crosstrain as back-up for Financial Services Planning/Budgeting project management efforts

  • Provide and present strategic recommendations on projects and team processes

Minimum Qualifications

  • Strong organizational and planning skills

  • Financial acumen

  • Experience facilitating and managing multiple deadlines and business partners

  • Proven capacity in building relationships within diverse organizational areas

  • Self-motivation with high level of initiative

  • Demonstrates eagerness to learn and assume responsibility

  • Ability to deal with ambiguity and change in a dynamic business environment

  • Detail orientation with problem-solver mindset

  • Excellent communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills

  • Project management/scrum master certification

Minimum Years of Experience


Travel Requirements


Required Level of Education

Bachelor's Degree

Job FunctionAccounting/Financial Services

Position TypeExperienced Professionals


Requisition ID2021-9208