10 Feb 2014

Full-Time PROFESSIONAL SERVICES CONSULTANT

FreeBalance – Posted by FreeBalanceVientiane, Vientiane Capital, Laos

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Job Description

Professional Services Consultant

As a Professional Services Consultant at FreeBalance you will have the opportunity to contribute to our on-going success by delivering quality and timely professional services during the roll out of our products and solutions to our customers and partners for all project deployments. Drawing upon your product/solutions expertise and knowledge, you will also provide support to the Support Services, Product Management, and Sales teams, to serve as a subject matter expert for functional analysis, specification development and support for bid submissions.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Provide expertise and knowledge of multiple functional areas of expertise, with hands-on experience with FreeBalance products/solutions
  • Review and comply to government financial management system legislation, policies, operations and reporting requirements, all of which are necessary input to the business review and reengineering stage
  • Conduct business requirements review with the client and prepare requirements analyses and system/configuration design related to required government accounting functions
  • Demonstrate the configured FreeBalance software/solution to the client, illustrating the mapping between the process to the product with the FreeBalance technology
  • Prepare configuration blue print document(s) based on client meeting(s) and analyzed business processes
  • Develop acceptance test plans and conduct acceptance testing of the configured FreeBalance software/system with the client
  • Develop training material and deliver required product and user training courses, including ‘Train the Trainer’, to meet the client’s needs
  • Transfer knowledge to the client related to project management, change management and correct use of the FreeBalance products/solution as a “Super User” and “Operational User”
  • Demonstrate abilities to follow the Project Manager in developing project plans and work effort estimates, establishing/meeting financial budgets, utilizing resources effectively, establishing/tracking project progress and accomplishments, and timely project reporting
  • Develop functional specifications to enhance or create new modules and products
  • Evaluate RFPs and proposals for conformance with sound accounting, reporting and financial management practices, and provide level of effort and definition of the work for bid submissions
  • Provide input to product management on functional matters and future product requirements based on feedback from the client
  • Travel internationally as required

Education and Experience:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Commerce/Business Administration program specializing in Accounting and have a professional Accounting designation (e.g. CA/CGA/CMA or equivalent)
  • Public sector experience is considered an asset
  • Minimum 5+ years of experience in Financial ERP implementations with a strong focus on financial processes, procedures and documentation
  • PMP Certification considered an asset
  • Solid understanding of budgeting and accounting processes and procedures in the public sector
  • Demonstrated experience in implementing and deploying software applications, gathering and documenting client’s requirements, particularly for the development and implementation of software applications
  • Information Technology skills
  • Strong project management skills and ability to multi-task
  • Strong analytical skills and proven ability to identify and resolve problems
  • Demonstrated experience working with customers resulting in a positive and ongoing relationship
  • Proven ability to deliver effective training programs
  • Must read, write and speak Lao and English. Additional languages would be considered an asset

This is a full-time permanent position based in Vientiane, Laos.

How to Apply

To apply for this position, please send us your cover letter and resume, through:http://www.freebalance.com/company/job_application.html

 

Job Categories: CONSULTANT. Job Types: Full-Time.

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