Cloud Accounting Consultant

Location:
Newcastle upon Tyne

ION enables its customers to sell faster and smarter, rapidly accelerate growth and outperform their competitors at every level.

Founded in 2016, ION is one of the UK's fastest-growing implementation partners, specializing in business and financial infrastructure. We utilize global leading technology solutions such as SageIntacct, Salesforce and FinancialForce to ensure we are always the first choice when it comes to cloud accounting and business transformation solutions. We are looking for a mid-level Implementation Consultant who can help provide digital solutions to our customers across the globe.

THE ROLE

We are looking for an energetic and talented financial software specialist to join our Newcastle-based delivery team. You should have a good understanding of accounts solutions and technologies, as well as how they can be used to transform businesses. Working within our team of specialists, you will undertake a structured training program that will enable you to become a consultant and implementor of cloud accounting solutions. Whilst doing this you will be involved in the delivery of significant client projects across multiple sectors.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

DELIVERY

  • Implement and support cloud accounting solutions and associated products.
  • Deliver valued implementation services to clients, ensuring objectives are met by the project management plans.
  • Help troubleshoot and resolve customer environment problems during UAT.
  • Show commercial awareness in decisions, actions, and communications.
  • Conduct stakeholder and end-user application training and provide appropriate documentation for follow up when required.
  • Oversight of application build, test, and deployment activities.
  • Demonstrate system functionality to prospects and clients.
  • Possess excellent customer service skills with accompanying communication and management skills.
  • Provide input to support Sales and Marketing functions as required.
  • Identify and communicate Business Development opportunities with new and existing clients.
  • Identify recommendations for additional services and products within and without the project scope.
  • Leverage prior accounting experience to support both the wider team and customers.

PROJECT MANAGEMENT

  • Identify and escalate risks and issues promptly to the Project Manager.
  • Manage Customer Expectations and be able to communicate the status of issues and impacts with relevant client sponsors and process owners.
  • Provide input to project plans for prospective and actual projects.
  • Monitor progress against plan and communicate to stakeholders.

EXPERIENCE

REQUIRED

  • Previous knowledge of Accountancy software products (e.g., Sage 50, Sage 200, FinancialForce, Netsuite).
  • Prior Implementation experience.

DESIRABLE

  • Minimum 2 years of experience as an implementation consultant with a focus on financial applications.
  • Salesforce knowledge
  • Understand client’s back-office accounting process and data requirements and assist in translating those requirements into the accounting solution.
  • Experience should demonstrate a deep understanding of finance especially AR, AP, GL, Fixed Assets, Tax, and revenue recognition.
  • International accounting knowledge is a bonus!
  • Business process design workshops, user documentation, data migration, application configuration, user acceptance testing, integration, and training.
  • Complete understanding of all phases of the implementation methodology life cycle.

BENEFITS

We offer a competitive salary, 25days holiday, flexi-hours, a child-care scheme, a fantastic work environment and your birthday off!

JOIN US

If you would like to join ION, then we would love for you to contact us.

0191 466 1231 / careers@ionhq.co.uk / www.ionhq.co.uk

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