Senior Manager -- Technology Consulting

Job Locations US-VA-Reston
Job ID
2017-1994
Category
Consulting

Overview

Go Beyond the Ordinary. Join Wipfli LLP.

We are excited that you made the decision to consider joining Wipfli LLP. In doing so, you’ve decided to go beyond the ordinary public accounting and consulting firm. We hope that you find, in Wipfli LLP, the firm where you will meet all of your goals and aspirations in life and work. Guided by our mission statement, “To contribute to the success of our associates and clients”, we will contribute to your development of technical and soft skills, so you can ensure our clients are successful.

Since 1930, we have grown to be a thriving national firm, with a local presence, and subject matter experts of a large firm. We will help our associates and clients -- and perhaps you -- thrive. All along, the Wipfli Way has guided us in making our associates and clients successful, and creating a culture that values relationships.

As we begin our relationship with you, we look forward to learning how we can help turn your ideas into realities, and how you will turn the challenges of our clients into opportunities for their success. To further explore more about The Wipfli Way and all we have to offer, please go to our website www.wipfli.com to learn more.

 

Wipfli LLP is seeking candidates for the role of Senior Manager  for our Technology Consulting Group in our Reston, Virginia location. This professional will focus on leading a service delivery team - managing associates, engagements, and client relationships.

Responsibilities

  • Manage clients and engagements by providing proactive client management and planning along with leadership and accountability for engagements, ensuring high quality of delivery and satisfied clients
  • Serve as Project Manager/Business Analyst on engagements and lead engagements
  • Obtain service extensions with clients
  • Support business development efforts by participating in sales pursuits and proposal and engagement letter development. 
  • Provide quality control 
  • Ensure team Training and Education levels and assignments are set as appropriate 
  • Managing team utilization and resource optimization
  • Develop and nurture internal community of expertise and knowledge base around solution area
  • Serve as performance coach for associates and managers 
  • Participate community and trade associations
  • Lead continuous improvement efforts
  • Identify and lead strategic initiatives

Qualifications

  • Bachelors of Science Degree in Business or Technology required. Master’s degree optional.
  • Advanced leadership certification or education preferred
  • Minimum of 8 years total experience with 5 being in project and people leadership roles. Prior experience in consulting and management required.
  • Specific abilities required include: Implementation experience with Sage Intacct preferred and additional experience with Dynamics GP and/or Netsuite is ideal.
  • Ability to plan, prioritize, and organize work effectively
  • Ability to balance many projects simultaneously
  • Ability to work under pressure and time deadlines
  • Ability to analyze data and recommend solutions
  • Effectively explains information through formal presentations.
  • Creatively identifies and utilizes effective communication methods and channels.
  • Openly discusses real or potential problems with clients or project team members, hearing and understanding what a person tries to say as well as what they said.
  • Effectively articulates both the big picture and the details.
  • Uses relevant examples, analogies, and personal experiences to clarify ideas.
  • Diplomatically handles complex topics, varied audiences, difficult questions, continuous objections, and unexpected situations.
  • Actively seeks, discusses, and listens to information and ideas from others.
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Use of personal vehicle to travel on a daily basis is required. Occasional over-night travel required (1-2 times per month).

 

Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.

 

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

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