Business Applications, Infor Cloudsuite Financials Consultant

Grant Thornton LLP Chicago , IL 60602

Posted 3 months ago

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POSITION SUMMARY:

Performs advisory and implementation services to address business needs throughout the enterprise leveraging Infor application. Manages complex large scale implementations within our EAS&I practice. This role is expected to substantially focus on Infor Cloudsuite implementation work, but may also involve other ERP applications (Lawson, EBS, 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

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Information Technology, MIS or related field. A Master's degree is a plus.

  • 5 to 10 years of related work experience in Lawson / Infor with exposure to Cloud ERP in a similar consulting practice or function servicing cross-industry clients at a national level

  • 2 years of Project Management or direct management experience

  • Experience leading a project with various applications including ERP, HCM, finance, supply chain or similar

  • 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 Lawson / Infor Applications

  • 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 80%

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Business Applications, Infor Cloudsuite Financials Consultant

Grant Thornton LLP