ERP Implementation consultant

ERP Implementation consultant

Washington Frank | South West England, England, UK

Posted 3 days ago

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Description

The role

This exciting role comes with the opportunity for extensive customer-facing work across consulting, project management and potentially presales. You will be a Consultant with a strong business understanding and a passion for new technology, looking to join a friendly, professional and dynamic team.

As part of the Operations Team, you will join a team of experienced consultants to manage the implementation of the client's software for customers, interacting with multiple stakeholders and multidisciplinary teams to provide high-quality training, guidance and expertise. You will be a qualified or part qualified accountant with a track record of delivering successful ERP implementations and managing system integrations. Thriving at new challenges and working in a dynamic environment, you will be a team player in an environment where colleagues support each other.

Main responsibilities

  • Acquiring an in-depth knowledge of the client's product
  • Managing the implementation for new customers
  • Ensuring implementations follow best practices, helping customers streamline their business processes
  • Implementation project management
  • Driving implementation projects to deliver measurable business benefits as identified in the pre-sales process
  • Managing third-party relationships
  • Ensuring projects are delivered on time, within budget and within scope
  • Reporting to the Consulting Manager or a senior member of the Management Team, submitting weekly timesheets and 15Five feedback
  • Providing customer training, including alongside new starters and interns where required
  • Managing consulting team resources alongside the Head of Professional Services when planning projects
  • Running implementation workshops
  • Intermittent testing of new releases
  • Input into development priorities, in particular, in relation to UK-specific accounting requirements
  • Assistance with presales support

Essential qualifications and experience

  • Part qualified accountant (AAT, ACCA, ICAEW or CIMA)
  • 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
  • Strong understanding of fundamental business processes
  • Strong IT technical skills and understanding
  • Full UK driving licence

Desired qualifications and experience

  • Fully qualified accountant (AAT, ACCA, ICAEW or CIMA)
  • Experience in implementing ERP systems such as Unit4/Agresso, Microsoft, SAP, Sage 200, Netsuite and Oracle, whether as an external consultant or from the customer side
  • Practical experience in all 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
  • Strong understanding of basic business

Personal characteristics:

  • Self-motivated with the ability to motivate themselves and others
  • Service-minded and solution-focused
  • Responsible and reliable
  • Accurate and structured
  • Ability to work both independently and in teams
  • Flexibility and the willingness to learn
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Fluent written and spoken business English

Benefits and terms

  • Full-time role
  • Flexible working policy
  • Opportunity to join an ambitious scale-up organisation
  • Health insurance following successful completion of the probationary period
  • 26 days holiday, rising by 1 day per 2 years' service (up to a maximum of 5 extra days), not including bank holidays
  • An excellent culture with regular paid-for social events