KPMG

D365 F&O Finance Consultant

Recruiter
KPMG
Location
Aberdeen; Birmingham; Bristol; Cambridge; Cardiff; Edinburgh; Gatwick; Gibraltar; Glasgow; Leeds
Salary
Competitive salary and a broad range of employee benefits
Posted
18 Mar 2024
Closes
18 Apr 2024
Ref
103923
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Aberdeen; Birmingham; Bristol; Cambridge; Cardiff; Edinburgh; Gatwick; Gibraltar; Glasgow; Leeds; Leeds Broadgate; Liverpool; London; Manchester; Milton Keynes; Newcastle upon Tyne; Norwich; Nottingham; Plymouth; Reading; Sheffield; South Coast - Southampton; Watford

Job description

Dynamics 365 F&O Finance Consultant

The Microsoft Business Solutions (MBS) business unit at KPMG is looking for a Dynamics 365 F&O Consultant with some demonstrable experience across different phases of large-scale, enterprise Dynamics FO projects, combined with a good practical understanding of Finance processes and procedures. With a hands-on approach you will be involved in end-to-end implementations along with the interfacing and integration of Dynamics 365 products to the wider Microsoft platform.

The Dynamics FO Consultant is a core team member of KPMG customer delivery, with the successful applicant being involved in business processes and solution design as well as hands-on configuration and customisation of MS Dynamics FO solutions working with both onshore and offshore delivery teams.

This role is an important element of KPMG Microsoft Business Solutions’ delivery of Microsoft Dynamics 365 FO. You will be provided with a combination of on-the-job and structured product training working with more senior colleagues, to help grow your skills and further develop your career. It is a dynamic and exciting opportunity to join a rapidly growing business area within an established and market-leading global Big 4 firm.

Responsibilities

  • Involvement in full end-to-end implementations and all phases of project life cycles, using your knowledge of Dynamics 365 FO finance capabilities, working closely with client teams and business stakeholders
  • Involvement with D365FO interfaces and Integrations
  • Assist with the gathering and documentation of functional requirements and completion of gap/fit analysis
  • Contribute to and create solution design documents
  • Communicate effectively with fellow team members to ensure that the solution being delivered meets the client’s requirements
  • Understanding impact of scope (creep) and application of change control processes
  • Delivery of end-user training to clients and colleagues where applicable
  • Provide on-site support and assistance to clients throughout the various project phases
  • Perform pre-Sales activities as required
  • Understanding of product roadmap and the content of future releases of D365 FO in functional areas
  • Demonstrate ability for upselling and understanding of additional company capabilities
  • Partake in practice development activities and contribute to the creation and/or delivery of these to fellow colleagues
  • Promotes the Values of our company
  • Ensure timely completion of internal processes and mandatory training
  • Carry out additional duties as may occur from time to time as instructed and agreed by Directors
  • Represent KPMG MBS in a professional and positive manner at all times

Requirements:

Qualifications and Skills

  • Proven experience in consulting and good presentation skills
  • A proven track record of successful D365 F&O implementations within medium to large client companies, ideally across several business verticals.
  • Ability to facilitate meetings and workshops, and to present to customers, colleagues and project stakeholders
  • Experience in the following areas of an implementation project life cycle
  • Requirements analysis and documentation
  • Business process mapping and modelling
  • Standard product configuration
  • Development testing and UAT
  • Data migration
  • Cut-over activities
  • Go-live support
  • Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance & Operations (D365FO) or AX2012 implementation experience including the following modules / functional areas
  • General ledger
  • Accounts receivable
  • Accounts payable
  • Cash and bank management
  • Budgeting
  • Project management and accounting
  • Fixed assets
  • Asset management and leasing
  • Financial reports
  • Knowledge of financial consolidation and elimination process
  • Experience with electronic banking file needs
  • Knowledge in Financial workflow and/or journal approval
  • Multi-legal entries experience desirable but not essential
  • Multi-currency experience desirable but not essential
  • Experience with D365 F&O interfaces and Integrations
  • Ability to develop a clear understanding of clients’ needs and incorporate them into a solution
  • Solid Finance background (ACA/ACCA/CIMA part qualified; qualified is desirable but not essential)
  • Good knowledge of accounting processes, principles, functionality & systems
  • Experience in supporting pre-sales activities
  • Microsoft Dynamics FO Finance certifications, ideally most current version, is desirable
  • Awareness of Power Platform capabilities and Business Intelligence (BI) is preferred
  • Practical experience using LCS and Azure DevOps
  • Good MS Office skills (primarily Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; Visio is a plus)
  • Knowledge of Power Platform capabilities and Business Intelligence (BI)

Soft Skills:

  • Confident in own ability and demonstrates this to clients and colleagues
  • Works independently as well as in a team environment
  • Good, clear communication skills
  • Acts with professional demeanour
  • Ability to manage time and prioritise multiple tasks accordingly
  • Thinks clearly and responds calmly when under pressure
  • Good problem-solving capabilities
  • Client centric approach with emphasis on client satisfaction
  • Willingness to learn and incorporate new technologies and software into their skillset
  • Confidence to reach out to more senior colleagues for guidance and advice

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