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Project Manager - Accounting ERP
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Power Recruiting Group
Posted on Nov 15
Our Client is a leading consulting firm and reseller of cloud-based accounting and financial management software. The Company’s sophisticated systems solve the issues growing middle market companies face today. They also outsource back office accounting and finance processes, allowing our clients to focus on the core competencies of their business. They provide the people, processes, technology and office facilities to perform these functions, while allowing clients to collaborate interactively through an on-line portal.
Our Client was effectively born into the cloud and sits at the cutting edge of Software-as-a-Service financial applications and Professional Services. The firm has seen tremendous growth over the past four years. With the adoption of cloud-based technology on the rise they are expanding their partnerships to provide mid-market companies, non-profits, and churches with a complete financial and operational picture. The firm has recently been named to the Inc 5000 list of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies in addition to the Houston Business Journal’s top 100 fastest growing companies in Houston.
As a Project Manager within Professional Services, primary responsibilities include working directly with multiple partners and 3rd party vendors to independently lead, consolidate, and deliver multiple full lifecycle Accounting ERP software implementation projects simultaneously resulting in in-scope/on-budget/on-time delivery, high customer satisfaction, and successful customer adoption. The position requires consolidation of multiple 3rd party vendor plans into one implementation project plan and understanding and communicating changes and resulting downstream effects. Other responsibilities include working with sales to represent the value of our services and scope/price the work to be delivered, delivering training to our partners, providing product insights to product management, contributing to marketing initiatives, and improving our professional services delivery processes and tools.
Work with multiple partners and vendors simultaneously to successfully manage and implement the Accounting software following our prescriptive implementation methodology resulting in in-scope/on-budget/on-time delivery, high customer satisfaction, and successful customer adoption.
Deep knowledge of the Accounting ERP software including expertise implementing and using Accounting ERP software and staying current with the latest product features and enhancements.
Effective translation and documentation of customer requirements into configurable software solutions and business management processes.
Strong project management, consulting, communication, and leadership skills managing expectations and delivering high quality solutions on-time within scope and budget.
Teamwork and collaboration with Shared Services, Tech Services, Sales, Engineering, Support, and Customer Success to effectively coordinate project execution and completion hand-off.
Minimum of 5 years of experience managing and implementing ERP/financial applications, preferably in a consultant capacity for minimum of 2 years.
Strong project management, communication, customer leadership, and software delivery skills including the ability to proactively manage customer expectations, project plans, scope creep, budgets, multiple team resources, issues, and internal/external statuses.
Consulting and project management experience end-to-end through the entire software delivery lifecycle following a process-based methodology.
Advanced business analytics skills solving complex problems and interpreting customer requirements into deliverable solutions.
Knowledge of finance and accounting including basic accounting processes/principles.
Experience with supply chain concepts and typical business requirements for purchasing, selling, and managing both inventory and non-inventory products.
Detail-oriented with strong documentation skills.
Ability to successfully multi-task across multiple projects, customers, and internal activities.
Highly enthusiastic, proactive, positive-minded, customer focused, and service-oriented.
Ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a team environment.
Quick learner and self-starter.
Strong desire to get things right rather than get things done. Desire to go “above and beyond”.
Industry knowledge in the software and services verticals.
Programming/coding experience a nice-to-have for translating business requirements into technical solutions and being able to “speak the language” of technology.
PMP certification a nice-to-have.
Bachelor’s degree, preferably in business or accounting.
Position requires minimal, occasional travel (estimate 15-20%).
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