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Dynamics AX Finance Senior Consultant

Dynamics AX Finance Senior Consultant

Job Locations 
US-TX-Houston
Category 
Accounting/Finance

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Overview

Professional Growth – Limitless Opportunity – Excellent Work Life Balance

Why get a job when you can build a career? At Rand Group, we don’t believe in limiting potential. We provide the opportunities you need to grow professionally and set your own pace.  Tenure doesn’t dictate advancement – ability and motivation do. Put professional success in your own hands, and enjoy the freedom to drive your career goals. Work for a company that is dedicated to their staff and the community around them, and experience fulfillment in a dynamic work environment.

We continue to experience unprecedented growth, and that leaves incredible opportunity for you on our Microsoft Dynamics AX team.

Who You Are:

An experienced Microsoft Dynamics AX professional with a background in finance, implementation management and the skills required to lead a team to deliver solutions as promised, with no surprises.

With a passion for solving business problems, you bring an analytical mindset and a dedication to quality to every part of your work. Your people skills allow you to both motivate your team and instill trust in the minds of our clients. You have a vested interest in using the latest technologies, and are constantly seeking to expand your knowledge base and stay ahead of the curve.

The Position:

The ERP Implementation Consultant – Senior AX Finance Consultant position combines the roles of finance module implementation manager and consultant in one. You will develop and lead teams of technical consultants, effectively manage resources and projects through financial requirements gathering and planning, and deliver solid implementations utilizing both your technical aptitude and management skills. You will have the opportunity to directly impact the success of our clients and the growth of the firm.

Duties will include but are never limited to:

  • Understanding the financial business requirements and how to convert them to solution design in order to help clients mitigate risks, reduce operational costs, and enhance revenue streams:
    • Leading the finance modules Envisioning Phase through business case development and review.
  • Leading the functional consultants through finance modules requirements gathering with the client:
    • Guiding the preparation of the finance modules functional requirement document deliverable
    • Reviewing the final deliverable for quality and accuracy
    • Participating in delivery of the functional requirements
  • Managing the following finance modules project aspects, including supervising the people and process and offering expertise throughout:
    • Configuration
    • Development
    • Testing documentation
  • Coordinating the finance modules training itinerary and outline with the client:
    • Supervising the preparation of training materials with staff for end users
  • Evaluating, analyzing and developing finance modules cut over procedures:
    • Coordinating deployment to production with the Dynamics AX client
  • Responsible for quality control of Dynamics AX finance modules implementations
  • Responsible for communicating project status, timeline and budget of finance modules to clients:
    • Supervising and guiding the preparation of status reports and other project management deliverables
  • Evaluating the impact on finance modules from change of business processes, which requires an understanding of major transactional processes:
    • Analyzing, evaluating and designing business processes around major transactional areas such as: finance cycle, procurement cycle, sales cycles, supply chain management, and inventory management and movement
  • Functional leadership, mentoring and training support for new and existing finance staff

Responsibilities

The Requirements:

  • 5+ years’ experience with Microsoft Dynamics AX implementations with finance experience relative to software design that includes:
    • International legal entity organizational structure
    • Complex multi-entity, multi-national, and shared chart of account design
    • Multi-currency transactional reporting and financial statement valuation
    • Transfer-pricing experience
    • Complex financial statement consolidation
      • Sub-consolidations
      • IFRS & GAAP consolidations
      • Experience with eliminations, purchase accounting, and goodwill
    • SEC reporting requirements
      • Sales and local tax reporting requirements
      • SOX compliance reporting
    • Financial statement closing cycle experience (relative)
  • Project Management
  • Account management
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Visio with an ability to visually describe and annotate business processes and flows as defined by the management team
  • Proficiency with MS Project with an ability to create a WBS, schedule resources, create a budget, update tasks
  • Expert level proficiency with MS Office suite, predominantly MS Word and MS Excel:
    • Ability to create and understand pivot charts and tables and connect to data sources

Qualifications

Preferred Educational Background:

  • Required:
    • Bachelor's Degree or higher education in Accounting
    • CPA or Chartered Accountant
  • Desired: Any combination of certifications or proficiency in Microsoft Dynamics AX modules including:
    • General Ledger
    • Fixed Assets
    • Multi-currency
    • Treasury management
    • Organization Administration