Public Sector Accounting Software Consultant

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Job Summary

GCR seeks a Public Sector Accounting Software Consultant with functional experience in at least two of the following business areas:  General Ledger, Accounts Receivable, Cash Management (CM), or Accounts Payable (AP), ideally in a Public Sector environment to:

-Implement GCR products and technology to meet customer needs.  Apply GCR methodology, company procedures, and leading practices.  Demonstrate expertise to deliver functional and technical solutions on complex customer engagements.
-Analyze business needs to help ensure GCR’s solution meets the customer’s objectives by combining product knowledge and business acumen.  Recommend and justify enhancements to GCR products to meet very complex customer needs.
-Exercise creativity and independent judgment in developing methods, techniques, and evaluation criteria to deliver functional and technical expertise on a wide range of business and technology solutions.
-Lead teams on challenging projects and work on significant and unique issues.  As a thought leader and trusted advisor, effectively influence difficult decisions at the leadership-level of customer organizations.  Enable business development efforts by providing subject matter expertise.

As an Accounting Software Consultant, you are primarily responsible for capturing, analyzing and estimating customer business requirements and translating them into solution that fit within the customer’s business environment, GCR product functionality, and business objectives.

You will lead complex functional/process analysis and facilitate workshops with senior customer resources and subject matter experts.  Capture and understand client’s business requirements and specific system, application, or process designs.

You will also be involved in the bid process in mapping the client requirements to the base product functionality to determine the product’s fit.  Lead the complex functional analysis and review the solution overview, functional designs, technical designs, configuration within the project.  You are an overall contributor to deliver a fully-functioning solution to the client.

You will work with business analysts for the requirements, management for the estimations and high-level planning, functional architects, technical architects, designers, developers, product team, and test teams for the solution implementation during the entire phase of a project implementation.

You will lead teams of designers and developers throughout the implementation life cycles to produce analysis and designs for new and ongoing projects demonstrating:

-In-depth knowledge of functional domains
-In depth knowledge of the overall architecture of GCR products
-Expertise in application of GCR’s Business Revenue Implementation Management (BRIM) methodology
-Expertise in supporting Testing, Defects Analysis, and fixes in coordination with product development and support
-Demonstrate extensive knowledge of the GCR solution and keep abreast with the product roadmap


The ABRM functional consultant must be able to perform the following tasks:

-Participate and manage the delivery of a the GCR revenue management suite during implementation projects
-Organize and Conduct formal workshops with the client displaying knowledge of the application and the business environment in defining the customer’s needs
-Influence the design maximizing the adoption of the GCR solution
-Configure the application according to the design decision
-Design and test the integration with other systems
-Assist software developers with the creation of detailed design specifications for product extensions
-Support the data migration process from a functional point of view
-Take the lead on understanding new products or new features
-Participate in the sales phase and support customer qualification and project scope definition
-Define implementation roadmaps and produce project estimates with project managers

Skills and Experience

-Education level/Qualifications: University degree in relevant field (e.g. Finance, Accounting)
-At least 3 years of professional experience in implementation projects as finance functional consultant
-CPA license preferred
-Experience implementing and configuring software
-Strong knowledge of financial processes
-Ability to understand, articulate and address business issues, business drivers and needs
-Ability to plan and conduct design sessions
-Ability to influence direction of senior management in design sessions
-Very good presentation and communication skills
-Viewed by customers as a trusted adviser
-Fluent in English
-Ability to travel at least 25%
-GCR is open to part-time or semi-retired candidates for this role

About GCR
GCR Inc. offers our employees a competitive compensation package. Among the benefits are paid time off, paid holidays, company matching 401(k), health and dental plans, company paid short term disability and life insurance.
GCR Inc.’s corporate headquarters are in New Orleans, Louisiana with additional offices in Covington, LA., Baton Rouge, LA, Windsor, CT and Indianapolis, IN.
GCR Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, GCR Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
GCR Inc. expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of GCR Inc.’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

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