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Senior Implementation Consultant - Finance

Job Req: 1714
Company Entity: Anthology
Community: Consulting
Location: United States
Date Posted: Jul 27, 2022
Remote: Yes
Travel Requirements: 50% Travel

Job Description

Senior Implement Consultant - Finance

Remote – US

 

 

The Opportunity: 

Anthology offers the largest EdTech ecosystem on a global scale, supporting over 150 million users in 80 countries. Our mission is to provide dynamic, data-informed experiences to the global education community so that learners and educators can achieve their goals.   

  

 

We believe in the power of a truly diverse and inclusive workforce. As we expand globally, we are committed to making diversity, inclusion, and belonging a foundational part of not only our hiring practices but who we are as a company.  

  

 

For more information about Anthology and our career opportunities, please visit www.anthology.com. 

 

 

The Senior Implementation Consultant is responsible for leading the implementation and trainings for Anthology’s Finance, HR & Payroll (CampusNexus® Finance, HR & Payroll or CNF), which is based on Microsoft D365 Finance & Operations, at customer sites. This includes in-depth participation and/or conducting of Solution Design Sessions, configuring software, training key users on the software and writing status reports. The Senior Implementation Consultant will provide in-depth knowledge of the Microsoft Dynamics 365 application and evaluate the customer’s business processes against the standard CNF functionality with guidance from the Solution Architect.

 

 

This role reports directly to a Senior Manager for administrative, coaching, and mentoring activities.  For client project work, the consultant will report to the project leadership (Project Manager, CNF Sr. Director of PS)

 

 

Specific responsibilities will include:

  • Leading the implementation team through the full cycle of the implementation including business process requirements validation, configuration of the CNF application, key user training, user acceptance testing and go-live support
  • Collaborating with stakeholders throughout the customer’s organization to ensure a comprehensive set of requirements is gathered, that those requirements align to business objectives, while gaining full understanding of current business processes
  • Conducting project reviews to ensure compliance with project goals and operability of solution
  • Managing the quality of the deliverables throughout the project life cycle
  • Providing in-depth knowledge of the CNF application and evaluates the customer’s business processes against the standard CNF functionality
  • Following the use of the prescribed Anthology implementation methodology, understands the key activities and deliverables for the customer’s engagement
  • Driving continuous process improvement in the implementation methodology and best practices
  • Responsible for customer service escalations and for transition to Support Team
  • Promoting a culture of high performance and provides ideas and solutions as well as training opportunities for self and team to Senior Manager
  • This role requires approximately 50% travel

 

 

The Candidate: 

Required skills/qualifications: 

  • Experience with Finance and Accounting processes, including but not limited to; GL, AR, AP, Budgeting, Cash Management, Payroll, Capital Assets
  • 3+ years working with project teams in software installation, configuration, customization or implementation with Enterprise Accounting software package (D365/AX, SL, GP, etc.)
  • 2+ years of demonstrated experience conducting highly visible presentations, conducting formal classroom training and/or online/web cast training on software applications or in a technical field preferred. Understanding of Adult Learning practices and principles.
  • Ability to quickly learn new technologies in order to explain all CMC products and services.
  • Software troubleshooting skills required.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills. Solicits different viewpoints; shares knowledge and insights.
  • Proven effective listening skills required.
  • Ability to follow a project plan with attention to detail and follow-through.
  • Submits Time and Expense Reports each week according to company policy.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in team and matrixed environment.

 

 

Preferred skills/qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, MIS or related field
  • Successful completion of current Microsoft certification exams (MB-300/MB-310/MB-700)
  • Consulting experience in Microsoft Dynamics 365 F&O application with focus on business process modeling and software implementation
  • Higher Education or Public Sector experience

 

 

 

This job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required. Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities at any time.    

 

 

Anthology is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, protected military/veteran status, or any other legally protected factor. 

 

This position is not available for candidates residing in the following states: CO, CA, MA

 

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