Financial Transformation Specialist

Newcastle upon Tyne, London

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

This is achieved through the implementation of the worlds most advanced enterprise cloud technologies and the tactical delivery of business transformation services.Established in 2016, ION is a FinancialForce and Sage implementation partner and a Salesforce registered consulting partner, specialising in energy, manufacturing, non-profit and fast-growth SME businesses.


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. You must be looking to make a name for yourself in a business and industry.Working within our team of specialists, you will undertake a structured training program which will enable you to become a consultant and implementor of Financial Transformation. Whilst doing this you will be involved in the delivery of significant client projects across many sectors. This is especially suitable for someone who has a strong interest in technology.



  • Implement and support cloud accounting solutions and associated products
  • Deliver valued implementation services to clients, ensuring objectives are met in accordance with 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 a superior customer service ethic 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


  • Identify and escalate risks and issues in a timely manner to the Project Manager
  • Manage Customer Expectations and be able to communicate 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



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


  • 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 an added 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.


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


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

0191 466 1231 / /

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