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Dynamics AX Project Accounting Lead Consultant

Apply Later Job ID 2103451 Date posted 05/04/2016
Location: Oakland, California

Description

Dynamics AX Project Accounting Lead Consultant
Summary of Position:

  • Will be part of one or multiple teams that will use problem solving skills to develop and implement Dynamics AX solutions for Tribridge customers utilizing Tribridge Methodology.
  • The majority of time will be spent executing tasks related to customer solution delivery.
  • Ensures that all activities are carried out in an efficient, cost-effective manner.
  • Will act as a bridge between all departments within the Enterprise practice, including Sales, Customer Support, and Partners. 
  • Serves as an internal subject matter expert and supports all company activities including but not limited to system implementations, integrations, and process consultations.
  • Play a project management role for smaller customers and projects. 
  • Will be expected to participate in team building and to develop team and customer relationships.
  • Will proactively look for ways to keep all time productive and will use non-customer time for personal training, internal projects and administrative tasks.
  • Will be expected to be a Peer Partner to newly hired team members.
  • Reports to the Practice Manager or a senior team member.

Key Responsibilities:

Functional

  • Utilizes applicable Tribridge Methodology phases, activities and tasks to deliver quality work products for clearly defined projects in one of the following areas – Analysis, Design, Testing, Implementation, Support and Maintenance.
  • Understands customer needs. Perform gap analysis between package functionality and customer requirements.
  • Understands documentation standards, and be able to create all standard project documentation.
  • Responds promptly and professionally to customer requests or inquiries seeking guidance from Project or Practice Management as appropriate
  • QA’s project efforts and documentation to ensure project decisions/deliverables are sound
  • Trains users on new processes and product
  • May be expected to perform project management duties on smaller, less complex projects (develop project plans, manage budget/actual and scope of work, approval of project-related T&E)
  • Provides excellent service to internal and external customers. Keeps customers up-to-date on the progress of the service they are receiving and changes that may effect them.
  • Prioritizes customer issues and addresses most pressing concerns
  • Utilizes both formal and informal channels to facilitate the progress of work. Interprets and integrates multifaceted information from varied sources on a range of complex issues.
  • Actively establishes relationships with all levels within the customer organization
  • Maintains continuous, open, consistent professional communication with customers, peers and management. Openly listens to others and checks understanding.
  • Continues to acquire and apply new knowledge and learning

Technical

  • Demonstrates proficiency in practice technology. Understands business process and relates knowledge to product functionality.
  • Defines business requirements for technical solutions or alternatives. Can identify and help design customizations, workaround, or enhancements required to meet customer needs.
  • Leads project teams through design workshops and pilot environments
  • Develops data conversion and testing strategies
  • May perform product demonstrations


Minimum Requirements – Education, Skill & Abilities:

  • Bachelors’ Degree in Accounting, Business, MIS or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Deep functional knowledge in AX 2012 Project Management & Accounting Module
  • Demonstrated experience & understanding of revenue recognition for fixed price and/or time & material projects
  • Minimum 3 years experience implementing Microsoft Dynamics AX required 
  • Minimum 5 years consulting experience required
  • Intermediate experience with core accounting business processes
  • Experience with the 2 most recent versions of Dynamics AX
  • Deep functional knowledge of the GL, AR, AP or production modules
  • Minimum 1 year experience working in a virtual environment
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications
  • Excellent communication and relationship building skills
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Valid Driver’s Licence required

Preferred Requirements– Education, Skill & Abilities:

  • Master’s Degree or higher in Business, MIS
  • AX 2012 Project Management & Accounting Certified
  • CPA a plus
  • Large Consulting/Big Four consulting experience
  • Minimum of 2 complete implementations of Dynamics AX preferred 
  • Experience with other Dynamics solutions (GP, SL, NAV, CRM) a plus
  • Experience implementing other Tier 1 ERP solutions (JD Edwards, SAP, Oracle, PeopleSoft, IFS) a plus     

Working Environment:

  • Office/Home Environment or Customer Site
  • Up to 80 % travel dependent on practice and geography of project assignment.  May include overnight or additional driving time. 100% travel can be expected in smaller defined timeframes.
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