Software Implementation Consultant - Cash Application

West Midlands Permanent £60,000 - £69,000
  • Chance to join an established software company expanding it's presence in the UK
  • Flexible working

About Our Client

Client is an American enterprise software company that develops cloud-based services designed to automate and control the entire financial close process.

Job Description

  • Engages with a diverse portfolio of customers and delivers implementation projects of multiple, concurrent, complex and/or enterprise-level projects with minimal supervision.
  • Provides advisement on industry best practices for use in the configuration of the BlackLine suite of products
  • Works with Project Manager(s) to drive and manage all project phases and milestones to completion within budget, scope, schedule, and customer satisfaction.
  • Contributes to and maintains documentation throughout the implementation to include - timecard entries, data requirements, and issue trackers and risk mitigation plans, etc.
  • Utilizes business acumen, Accounting/Finance Industry knowledge, and product knowledge to serve as a trusted advisor and become an application expert to address client use cases and business challenges.
  • Collaborates with all key stakeholders regarding project progress and next steps in a real time manner.
  • Provides training and guidance to customers throughout the project.
  • Collaborates and contributes to team goals and successes, including development of new processes, partnering cross-org to assist with product development, identifying implementation process improvements, and delivering training across the teams and subject matter expertise
  • Elicits, documents, interprets and translates client business requirements to be used for application configuration and project delivery.
  • Assesses, troubleshoots, and tests BlackLine products during the implementation cycle.
  • Performs additional tasks and responsibilities as assigned

The Successful Applicant

Technical/Specialized Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience
  • At least 3 years of experience in Consulting Services, Client Services and/or Professional Services environment
  • Demonstrated experience in contributing to team implementation projects
  • Experience in a client-facing role
  • Experience in a high revenue producing environment (e.g. billing of time and materials)
  • Demonstrated experience communicating and presenting to a diverse set of people across groups and organizational levels
  • Expert knowledge of accounting terminology and processes (e.g. month-end close process)
  • Knowledge of MS Office, MS Project, Salesforce, Accounting software
  • Excellent communication skills, strong organizational skills, and attention to detail
  • Demonstrated strong technical problem-solving skills
  • Effective problem-solving and critical thinking skills
  • Strong client relationship skills
  • Ability to prioritize with competing priorities
  • Ability to navigate ambiguous or difficult situations or personalities
  • Must be proactive and have a sense of urgency
  • Ability to interact and collaborate with all levels of staff across the organization in both internal support groups and external client stakeholders

Preferred Qualifications

  • Four plus years of experience in Accounts Receivable / Cash Application processes
  • Four years of experience with enterprise ERP products (Oracle, SAP, JD Edwards, …)
  • Accounting degree/CPA preferred
  • Software background preferred
  • Technology background/experience preferred

What's on Offer

  • Chance to join an established software company expanding it's presence in the UK
  • Flexible working
Michael Tordoff
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+44 207 269 2323

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Michael Tordoff
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+44 207 269 2323
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