Business Consulting and Technology, Business Applications, Infor Cloud Consultant

Grant Thornton 10/31/2018 4:46:50 AM
JOB ID: 040166 Specialty:
New York City, New York




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Business Consulting & Technology, Technology Solutions, Infor/Lawson, Solution Architect

Grant Thornton’s Advisory professionals are progressive thinkers who create, protect, transform value today, so our clients have the opportunity to thrive and grow. Our advisory practice creates holistic solutions delivered by innovative, curious professionals who bring technical depth and industry insight to our clients.

Business consulting and technology transforms value. Our Business Consulting & Technology (BC&T) practice consists of Financial Management, Strategy & Performance Improvement, Technology Strategy & Management and Technology Solutions.

Position Summary:
Manage full life cycle implementations
Manage resources and budget on client projects
Manage teams in the identification of business requirements, functional design, process design (including scenario design, flow mapping), prototyping, testing, training, defining support procedures
Identify business opportunities to increase usability and profitability of information architecture
Experience with program leadership, governance and change enablement

Performs advisory and implementation services to address business needs throughout the enterprise leveraging INFOR ERP. Manages complex large scale implementations within our INFOR ERP practice. This role is expected to substantially focus on ERP and Cloud implementation work. Additionally, the role will require assistance in business development and practice development.


· Assist in full life cycle implementations including: planning, design, & build phases

· Responsible for documenting business requirements, system design and transformational goals

· Provide project oversite to ensure the configuration and unit test of SCM applications supports the Purchase to Pay (P2P) end to end solution

· Proactively monitor and enforce all data security requirements throughout the entire life cycle of the project

· Help to create training materials and quick reference guides to support user adoption

· Conduct training classes to prepare end users for deployment

· Provide post-production support

· Other general and administrative responsibilities include participation in meetings and preparation of minutes as appropriate

· Meet or exceed targeted billing hours (utilization)

· Assist practice leadership in creating proposals, budgets, and work plans. Participate in other business development activities as appropriate

· Interview campus and/or experienced candidates



Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Information Technology, MIS or related field. A Master’s degree is a plus.
6 to 10 years of related work experience in ERP with exposure to Cloud ERP in a similar consulting practice or function servicing cross-industry clients at a national level
Experience leading a project with various applications including ERP, HCM, finance, supply chain or similar
Experience managing complex full-life cycle technology projects
Proven experience with program leadership, governance and change enablement
Experience development of statements of work and/or client proposals
Must be able to scope out the effort and cost for an enterprise reporting solution
Ability to define how an enterprise information system will align with the organization’s business and strategic objectives
Must have eagerness to mentor junior staff
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· Excellent verbal and written communication skills

· Knowledge of software development lifecycles, key metrics and reports

· Experience with Enterprise Application Integration & back-end data connectivity applications

· Experience installing/configuring/implementing INFOR or other ERP Applications (e.g. SAP, Oracle) including GL, AP, AR, SCM, etc

· Proven ability delivering complex and time sensitive projects

· Strong leadership skills; able to conduct meetings and write technically oriented documents

· Able to work with clients to understand current state processes and define future state processes based on business objectives

· Prior experience managing resources and budgets on client projects

· Willingness/Ability to travel up to 85%


Founded in Chicago in 1924, Grant Thornton LLP (Grant Thornton) is the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd, one of the world’s leading organizations of independent audit, tax and advisory firms. Grant Thornton has revenue in excess of $1.56 billion and operates 58 offices across the United States with more than 565 partners and 8,000+ employees.

Grant Thornton works with a broad range of publicly and privately held companies, government agencies, financial institutions, and civic and religious organizations. Core industries served include consumer and industrial products, financial services, not-for-profit, private equity, and technology. Grant Thornton focuses on serving dynamic organizations that pursue growth holistically — whether through revenue improvement, leadership, mission fulfillment or innovation.

It is Grant Thornton’s policy to promote equal employment opportunities. All personnel decisions, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits and termination, are made without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Requisition ID: 040166

New York City, NY
New York City, New York