The Senior Solution Architect role will lead delivery of our Finance Microsoft Dynamics 365 solution on large complex programmes or portfolio, drive deep technical and functional leadership within the practice to deliver quality, client-centric solutions.
Provides deep industry expertise to build and cultivate strong business relationships at a senior level. Champion’s innovation both within the firm and with clients, sharing Thought Leadership within the practice across the relevant Industry specialism.
Collaborating with the Global team to enhance the out of the box Dynamics functionality, living KPMG a unique selling point and also aresalable asset.
Takes a leading role in identifying development needs of
team members and provides coaching, mentoring or stretch assignments to support individuals achieve their full potential as well as promoting collaboration across team.
Leads delivery of our Finance Microsoft Dynamics 365 solution on large, complex programmes or portfolios, through the management of a team of professionals and possibly with the contribution of cross-functional / team specialists
Effectively manages commercial and contractual aspects of an engagement to achieve expected levels of quality and profitability
Executes projects to a level that meet member firm’s quality standards within a commercial context.
Manages scope and delivers timely and quality deliverables
Provides inputs / takes a lead in the creation of innovative and repeatable solutions that strengthen business performance and differentiate KPMG from our competition.
Responsible for ensuring our pre-sales engagements are delivered with the same rigour and attention to detail as our client engagements.
Identify business / project risk and mitigates as necessary, does not undertake work that does not fit with firm capabilities or Risk Management criteria
Deliver all consultancy according to the KPMG Methodology, ensuring that all software applications are implemented successfully according to the project plan
Holds review on completion of projects to identify lessons learned and enhance future quality and commercial planning
Works on CPD to maintain professional status / accreditation and keeping up to date with technical developments.
Role models Firm values and behaviours, actively promoting and supporting inclusive collaboration within the Practice
Demonstrates the ability to drive change through motivating and influencing team members.
Knowledge & Skills (including Qualifications)
Deep and broad knowledge of technical capabilities of Dynamics 365, including appropriate certification is essential.
Must also be able to show good knowledge of practices for Dynamics 365.
Deep knowledge of all core Finance concepts and processes including, Enterprise Structures, GL, AP, AR and reporting
Good understanding of Azure and cloud technologies
Broad understanding of software development lifecycle
In addition, specialism in one Industry or sector is essential
Understanding of one of the following is beneficial;- Manufacturing
Project Management and Accounting
Procurement & Sourcing
Trading & Logistics
Knowledge of best practices for working with offshore tams
Experience in Agile Methodology
Certification in TOGAF or Zachman Framework would be beneficial
Experience and Background :
Expertise in providing both out of the box and development solutions in a Microsoft Dynamics 365 environment
Extensive experience as an ERP consultant, ability to lead engagements and present to the C-Suite stakeholders ·
Experience with Dynamics 365 in a Solution Architect role
Experience of large scale ERP implementations Business requirement analysis with a focus on reducing development effort and simplifying delivery
Excellent presentation and demonstration skills
Business process mapping, modelling and documentation knowledge
Experience of mentoring junior and offshore staff