Microsoft Dynamics 365 Lead Finance Consultant - EMEA


About the Position

PowerObjects is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants receive consideration for employment regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, or status with regard to public assistance.

PowerObjects, an HCL Technologies Company is seeking a Microsoft Dynamics 365 F&O Lead Finance Consultant to join their award-winning and growing team. The Microsoft Dynamics 365 Finance Consultant will work with the client business users to gather requirements and with PowerObjects internal team of architects, consultants, developers, and testers for the solution delivery. The ideal candidate will have worked on Microsoft Dynamics 365 Finance and AX implementation projects and will have good knowledge of implementation life cycles from end-to-end. This person will be a confident communicator and a good co-ordinator whilst being able to handle stakeholders at all levels within an organisation. They will have experience of managing teams of consultants and will be used to owning elements of the functional design and delivery.

Essential Functions

  • Evaluate and understand business processes and prepare detailed business requirements and process maps
  • Analyse client requirements and objectives to determine how software can best meet clients’ requirement and objectives
  • Convert Customer requirements to functional specifications and functional design documents
  • Configure, test, and demonstrate all aspects and processes within D365 SCM
  • Participate in handling System Acceptance Testing, System Integration Testing, End User Training, UAT, Cutover and Go Live
  • Participate in the definition and configuration of data migration activities for the respective modules and understanding of the underlying data entities that make up the SCM modules
  • Participate in the development of functional design documentation and technical specifications, unit and system test scripts, and deployment plans, perform SIT testing
  • Conduct functional testing of modifications and sub-processes during iterations
  • Design and develop D365 Finance solutions for clients making best use of Standard functionality in each respective module
  • Work closely with clients and other team members to define, design, and align the business application to the business requirements
  • Manage and deliver small projects independently and can work productively un-monitored
  • Lead other consultants in delivering according to client expectations; take ownership of successful completion of deliverables and projects
  • Facilitate functional sessions and weekly status meetings with clients, including the ability to drive a client to decisions
  • Own project deliverables (status reports, documentation, test plans); take personal ownership of the success of deliverables and projects
  • Provide weekly status reporting to Solution Architect, Technical Architect and Project Management

Required Skills and Experience

  • Solid Finance background and preferably D365 Finance and AX 2012 functional experience
  • Experience on at least 3-4 end to end implementation projects and awareness of typical implementation methodologies for Dynamics projects
  • Experience working on key Finance module areas, such as: Fixed Assets, Budgeting, Financials and Accounting, Cost Accounting
  • Excellent communication skills along with good analysis and documentation skills
  • A positive and can-do approach
  • Experience working in a collaborative environment
  • Exhibit PowerObjects’ Guiding Principles
  • Advanced use of Microsoft Project, Excel, Word, and Visio
  • Ability to work remotely and on customer site; regular travel expected
  • Appropriate Microsoft Dynamics 365 certifications
  • Experience using DevOps for tracking deliverables, risks, and issues
  • Complete knowledge on various supply chain module enquiry tools and reports
  • Have led a team to deliver a project module solution and deliverable