Implementation Consultant- Accounting Software

Software Development • £55000 - £65000 per annum + Up to £65K OTE +car allowance+ bens

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Implementation Consultant- Accounting Software

Bristol based role with travel to UK customer sites (2-3 days per week). Salary up to £65 base, plus car allowance and comprehensive benefits.

My client is a leading Accounting Software provider with the market's most powerful financial management solution. Covering core financials, budgeting and forecasting to project accounting, they have a unified solution built from the ground up for the cloud. They are experiencing excellent growth and have a very exciting future ahead of them, so now is a great time to join.

Due to continued growth we are looking for an Implementation Consultant- Accounting Software with good business understanding and interest in new technology. You will implement Financial/Accounting Software for customers, where there are typically multiple stakeholders involved, system integrations and multi-disciplinary teams. The ideal Implementation Consultant- Accounting Software will have a track record of delivering successful Accounting Software implementations, either from the supplier side or from the customer side. You should be a qualified accountant and ideally worked or delivered into the further education or not for profit sectors.

As a colleague, you thrive on new challenges and enjoy working in a dynamic environment with a rapid pace. You are open, easygoing and a team player by supporting and helping your colleagues develop. You can motivate different types of people and have a pragmatic attitude.

Main responsibilities for the Implementation Consultant- Accounting Software:

  • Implement Financials/Accounting software for new customers
  • Ensuring implementations follow best practice, and helping customers streamline their business processes
  • Driving implementation projects to deliver measurable business benefits as identified in the pre-sales process
  • Ensure projects are delivered on time, within budget and within scope

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Running implementation workshops
  • Presales including completion of tenders and running solution workshops
  • Testing of new releases
  • Development of user documentation
  • Input into development priorities in relation to UK specific accounting requirements
  • Business focused input into marketing collateral and marketing campaigns
  • Running training courses

Requirements:

  • A good degree
  • Qualified Accountant (ACCA, ICAEW or CIMA)
  • Experience of implementing ERP systems such as Deltek/Maconomy, Microsoft AX, Netsuite, Oracle, Sage 200, SAP or Unit4/Agresso, whether as an external consultant or from the customer side
  • Experience of having implemented within the further education or not for profit sectors

Practical experience in one or more of the following business areas:

  • Management and financial accounting
  • Project management, project accounting, project billing
  • Multi-currency reporting, multi-company accounting and consolidation
  • Purchasing, stock accounting and ordering
  • Knowledge of HR and Payroll will be useful in the future
  • Good understanding of basic business processes
  • Good IT technical skills and understanding
  • Happy with an office-based role with UK travel to customer sites (2-3 days per week)

Personal characteristics:

  • Self-motivated with the ability to motivate themselves and others
  • Service-minded and solution focused
  • Responsible and reliable
  • Accurate and structured
  • Targeted and focused
  • Ability to work both independently and in teams
  • Flexible and have the willingness to learn
  • Good communication- and presentation skills
  • Good written English

We can offer:

  • The opportunity to work with the business system of the future
  • Exciting and professional challenges and opportunities for professional and personal development
  • A good and pleasant working environment with a lot of enthusiasm

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