If you join our consultancy team, you’ll be in great company. We have been implementing world class planning and reporting solutions for over 20 years. Our client base includes organisations from all sectors, including small, medium and large enterprises.
Our mission is to mentor and collaborate with our clients to ensure successful projects are delivered on time and within budget. We combine industry knowledge and technical know-how to streamline business planning processes and provide robust and actionable data.
As an expert planning consultant in the project management team, you will be involved in managing all aspects of project lifecycle, from working day-to-day with our clients building best-in-class planning models through to helping sustain ongoing business relationships.
There is great opportunity to work independently, managing your own workload day to day. As such, you should have displayed a level of autonomy in your previous employment to be fully suited to this role.
The role will require a high level of travel. Whilst we endeavour to keep travel to a sensible level for all our employees, you should expect certain periods where overnight stays away from home are required.
You may also be involved in other areas of the company when not directly involved in client projects. This can range from business development activities to client support and training.
- Deliver high-quality solutions within expected timeframes and budget. Having the ability to own the delivery of the business requirements – with a full and thorough understanding of the expected benefits to the client.
- Build relationships with client personnel at appropriate levels. Monitor progress, manage risk and ensure key stakeholders are kept informed about progress and expected outcomes. Manage expectations of client service delivery.
- Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills with the ability to exercise mature judgement and structured decision-making – don’t be afraid to ask for help if you need it.
- Demonstrate in-depth technical capabilities and professional knowledge. Ability to quickly interpret client needs and recommend the appropriate solution.
- Ability to work independently and manage multiple assignments and/or responsibilities in a fast-paced environment.
- 1+ years’ experience of model building using CPM tools (such as Adaptive Insights, IBM Planning Analytics (TM1), Oracle Essbase (PBCS), Anaplan)
- Commercial awareness and understanding that clients’ success is our number one goal
- Attention to detail
- Excellent Microsoft Excel skills
- Good understanding of modern IT solutions (cloud, Software as a Service)
- Strong numerical and analytical skills (finance)
- Excellent interpersonal skills
- Team-working skills
- Good problem-solving abilities
- Excellent communicator with strong presentation skills
- A high level of professional maturity
- Finance trained or background working in finance
- Experience building financial planning solutions (profit and loss, balance sheet and cash flow)
- Understanding of ERP (General Ledger) systems and data integration with CPM solutions
- Passion for solving problems and working with new people – embracing change