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Consulting - Senior Associate - MS Great Plains Consultant Job

We have an immediate opening for a Microsoft Dynamics Great Plains Consultant. The Microsoft Dynamics GP Consultant is a client facing role who is responsible for reviewing the business needs, designing appropriate solutions and implementing recommended accounting packages for clients. The successful candidate must demonstrate willingness to go the extra mile for the team's success. They will be a problem solver, creative thinker, fast learner, be detail oriented and interested in learning McGladrey business. This position is an excellent opportunity for someone who started out in Finance or Accounting and is attracted to technology. This is a fulltime role based in Boston, MA. The right candidate for the role would have the following skills:

Position Description

- Lead Microsoft Dynamics GP implementation and changes to existing systems and integrating new systems into our client's infrastructure.
- Have experience in financial systems implementation and optimization including maintenance, troubleshooting, and upgrades of client's ERP systems.
- Focused primarily Microsoft Dynamics GP, but also interact with several other accounting systems.
- Establish, coordinate and maintain data integrity procedures, processes and policies.
- Study manual accounting processes and procedures and make recommendations to our client's as to how to automate.
- Coordinate with client lead users and client engineering teams to test and implement new or modified programs as needed.
- Implement process improvements with systematic solutions and train end users on how to effectively use financial systems features and applications.
- Take a hands-on approach to troubleshooting and data cleanup as necessary.
- Prior work experience in the accounting field and knowledge of general accounting principles is preferred.


- 5+ years experience with accounting software implementation within a mid-market client account base preferred.
- 5+ years of experience in the following financial applications/services: Microsoft Dynamics GP or other similar mid-market accounting package.
- 5+ years in project management specifically within a technology field, preferable deploying software applications as a consultant at client locations.
- Accounting service / bookkeeping background required.
- Must be extremely detail orientated.
- Strong conceptual, analytic and problem solving skills.
- Strong project and time management skills.
- Good written and verbal communication skills.
- Ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines, and work on multiple projects simultaneously
- Must be a team player and be able to effectively interact with staff at all levels of the firm.
- Experience with relational databases is a plus specifically, SQL, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle
- Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, and Access.
- BS/BA in Accounting.


You’re one of a kind. So is McGladrey. Imagine what we will achieve together.

You want your next step to be the right one. You've worked hard to get where you are today. And now you're ready to use your unique skills, talents and personality to achieve great things. McGladrey is a place where you are valued as an individual, mentored as a future leader, and recognized for your accomplishments and potential. Working directly with clients, key decision makers and business owners across various industries and geographies, you'll move quickly along the learning curve and our clients will benefit from your fresh perspective.

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McGladrey is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.

Location Street Address: 80 City Square
City: Boston
State: MA
Region: Northeast Region
Position Type: Full Time
Job Type: Experienced
Degree Required: Bachelor
Travel Required: No
Relocation Eligible: No
Sponsor candidates who are not eligible to work in US: No
Requisition ID: NGMC10305


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