Technology & Transformation, JD Edwards Financials Consultant

$120,000 - $175,000 yearly
  • The Resume Review - Recruiting Department
  • Chicago, IL, USA
  • Mar 26, 2021
Full time Information Technology

Job Description

Job description

 

This company is one of the world’s leading organizations of independent audit, tax and advisory firms. We’ve never been a typical professional services firm. We put people first, and that is what sets us apart.
The marketplace is evolving. Customer and employee expectations are changing. What worked yesterday may not work as well tomorrow. This company’s Advisory professionals help companies stay ahead of the game with bold thinking, big ideas and progressive strategies.
 
Technology Transformation: 
When organizations want to unlock better performance, improve employee and customer engagement and deliver new technology-enabled products and services, technology transformation is key. The challenge is to transform and innovate amid the ongoing operational and competitive challenges that face every organization. This company understands this challenge and applies deep technology, data, cloud and automation experience with fresh strategic thinking to find the best path to clients’ goals. With the right practical approach, clients can make the moves that will help them achieve their technology transformation vision.

POSITION SUMMARY:
Performs advisory and implementation services to address business needs throughout the enterprise leveraging JD Edwards.  Manages complex large scale implementations within our Oracle practice.  This role is expected to substantially focus on JD Edwards implementation work, but may also involve other Oracle applications (Cloud, NetSuite, PeopleSoft, etc.).  Additionally, the role will require assistance in business development and practice development.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Assist in full life cycle implementations including: planning, design, & build phases
  • Responsible for documenting business requirements, system design and transformational goals
  • Configure applications and conduct iterative unit testing
  • Help to create training materials and quick reference guides to support user adoption 
  • Conduct training classes to prepare end users for deployment
  • Provide post-production support
  • Manage full life cycle implementations
  • Manage resources and budget on client projects
  • Manage teams in the identification of business requirements, functional design, process design (including scenario design, flow mapping), prototyping, testing, training, defining support procedures
  • Identify business opportunities to increase usability and profitability of information architecture
  • Experience with program leadership, governance and change enablement
  • Other general and administrative responsibilities include participation in meetings and preparation of minutes as appropriate 
  • Meet or exceed targeted billing hours (utilization)
  • Assist practice leadership in creating proposals, budgets, and work plans. Participate in other business development activities as appropriate
  • Interview campus and/or experienced candidates
  • Other duties as assigned
 

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Information Technology, MIS or related field.  A Master’s degree is a plus.
  • At least 4 years of related work experience in Oracle with exposure to JD Edwards in a similar consulting practice or function servicing cross-industry clients at a national level
  • Experience with at least two full lifecycle implementations
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of software development lifecycles, key metrics and reports
  • Experience with Enterprise Application Integration & back-end data connectivity applications
  • Experience installing/configuring/implementing Oracle ERP Applications including GL, AP, AR, SCM, etc
  • Proven ability delivering complex and time sensitive projects
  • Strong leadership skills; able to conduct meetings and  write technically oriented documents
  • Able to work with clients to understand current state processes and define future state processes based on business objectives
  • Experience managing complex full-life cycle technology projects
  • Proven experience with program leadership, governance and change enablement
  • Prior experience managing resources and budgets on client projects
  • Experience development of statements of work and/or client proposals
  • Must be able to scope out the effort and cost for an enterprise reporting solution
  • Ability to define how an enterprise information system will align with the organization’s business and strategic objectives
  • Must have eagerness to mentor junior staff
  • Willingness/Ability to travel up to 100%