• Consultant II

    Job Locations US-VA-Reston
    Job ID
    2017-1965
    Category
    Consulting
  • Overview

    Create lasting, positive impact.

    By considering Wipfli LLP, you’ve decided to go beyond the ordinary public accounting and consulting firm. At Wipfli, we create positive impact and lifetime relationships by leading and working with an outward mindset. As a member of our team, you will be inspired to think freely and follow your passion, grow as a professional by developing your skills and commit to serving our clients and communities with honesty and integrity.

     

    Wipfli has a broad national footprint with offices coast to coast — and we’re still growing! As an associate, you’ll have access to skill development and career opportunities, whether you want to move up or transition into another area of specialty. For some positions, we have the flexibility and technology to work from anywhere; whether it’s in the office, at home or at the client site.

     

    Join a company focused on giving back to the greater good — at Wipfli, we’re committed to supporting the communities we do business in. To learn more about our volunteer efforts, who we are and what we do, visit wipfli.com.  

     

    Wipfli LLP is seeking energetic candidates for the role of Senior Accounting Software Implementation Consultant in our Kalispell, MT office. This professional will focus on leading a service delivery team through projects with various sized businesses in diverse industries. An ideal candidate will have background in implementing an accounting software and leading teams on project execution.

    Responsibilities

    • Plan, coordinate and oversee business process walkthroughs to document and analyze results and make recommendations where there are inefficiencies in processes or procedures
    • Communicate with the customer to understand and document system and business requirements using standard project deliverables
    • Demonstrate proficient knowledge and capabilities in the accounting software including the functional configuration, business processes, and technical architecture
    • Manage customer relationships throughout a project and be the first stop in the escalation path
    • Clearly communicate with superiors and subordinates on deadlines, tasks and escalation items
    • Provide regular written reports on project status and hold customer status meetings
    • Identify and manage project scope and risks
    • Work with Integrated third-party solution providers
    • Assist with solution design, review system testing, guide user acceptance testing, support user adoption, oversee training, and execute go live activities
    • Assist with more complex day-to-day support for live customers

     

     

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree, with a strong preference to accounting
    • 3+ years of relevant experience implementation accounting / ERP software
    • Experience leading small teams
    • Pursuit of any professional license is a plus but not a requirement
    • An educational understanding of financial accounting principles/processes
    • Strong written, verbal and computer skills including exposure to public speaking and/or giving presentations in front of various group sizes
    • Robust analytical and troubleshooting/problem solving skills
    • Ability to work both collaboratively and individually when necessary
    • Quick learning skills and ability to take initiative in a fast-paced environment
    • Demonstrated experience with multi-tasking and prioritization of tasks

     

    Wipfli supports Equal Pay for all.  In addition, in the State of Montana, we are committed to Equal Pay for Women in accordance with Executive Order 12-2016.  The pay range for this role is $69,000-$95,000.

     

    Our recruiting team will guide you through our evaluation and interviewing process. We will communicate an update on your status as soon as possible.

     

    The recruiting team member guiding you through this process will be Jerry Ollmann. Jerry joined Wipfli in 2007 and he is based in our Northern Region.  You can find him on LinkedIn here.

     

    Wipfli is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All candidates will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identify, citizenship status, veteran status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by federal, state, or local laws.

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