Specialized Consultant (Accounting & Finance Implementation)

Employer
Wolters Kluwer
Location
Annapolis, MD
Posted
Sep 13, 2021
Closes
Sep 20, 2021
Ref
96274769
Function
Accountant, Finance
Hours
Full Time
**Job Description Summary:**As the Functional Consultant (FC), you will work in a growing Professional Services environment in support of varying project sizes and scope, with a focus on banking compliance consulting. The FC will use WKs technology and implementation methodology to successfully implement WK solutions and allow clients to efficiently comply with business requirements and regulatory obligations. You will support the use of our enterprise banking suite which encompasses the entire operational chain of banking. This role has great growth potential.The FC will work under the supervision of the Project Manager and the Senior Functional Consultants (SFC) as part of the project team. The position can be based remotely from within the continental US.**Qualification Requirements (minimum):**+ Ability to **travel up to 15-20%** once travel stabilizes again+ Minimum 2 years in a bank accounting or regulatory environment (FED), or CPA, CFA certification or equivalent Graduate course study in a related area (Masters in Accounting/Finance/Economics or MBA),+ **Education** : Bachelor's degree in Accounting (preferred), Finance, or Economics | **CPA or CFA preferred** , or candidates for these industry designations+ Sound technical background or eagerness to learn about relational databases and query languages; Database and SQL (Reading and light writing)+ Ability to quickly adapt to and become proficient in new IT systems and processes+ Self-starter able to multitask and ability to juggle multiple priorities, and clearly report status to various stakeholders+ Interest in banking, financial services, and consulting; ability to run with projects and work independently+ **Must be authorized to work in the US Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities or Certifications:**+ Interest, experience and/or knowledge of the financial industry (accounting principles, financial instruments)+ Knowledge of Microsoft tools+ Customer and service-minded with excellent communication and presentation skills; A team player who is eager to learn and to work autonomously in an international environment; Adaptable to change and feeling at ease in a quickly evolving environment+ Experience and knowledge concerning software development practices such as Scrum and Agile+ Working understanding of system architecture components, such as networking and software+ Experience in software implementation projects; Experience in Cloud Services (AWS, Azure, Google, etc)**Responsibilities:**+ Participate in project based OneSumX product implementations, either at the customers location or remotely; Play an advisory role and work closely with customers to provide training and a smooth transition+ Assist the customer in defining and analyzing functional requirements, functional specifications, data requirements, mapping, testing, documentation, training, and Implementation+ Participate in presentations, workshops and status meetings; Take part in implementation projects+ Develop and maintain proficiency in the US GAAP and General Ledger products, services and markets; Maintain knowledge and awareness of current and upcoming accounting standards and their impact on the financial services industry;+ Contribute to pre-sales and marketing activities such as product demonstration, RFI, RFP as well as address business and regulatory issues raised during meetings.+ Define test scenarios, implement automated test cases and perform non regression analysis, analyze test results+ Contribute to the analysis of USGAAP requirements; Log tickets for defects and enhancements+ Help write design specifications in order for Product development to make the necessary changes to current & future modules: CECL calculations and accounting (+link to regulatory reports such as CALL report, FR Y-9C), Subledger, Hedge Accounting, Consolidation, Budgeting, Performance & Forecasting (BP) and other USGAAP initiatives.+ Analysis and development of Accounting policies using OSX for Finance to fit the needs of customers in the financial services industry+ Some clients are located internationally, and projects may also be part of a multi country implementation**Additional Information** :Wolters Kluwer offers a wide variety of competitive benefits and programs to help meet your needs and balance your work and personal life, including but not limited to: **Medical, Dental, & Vision Plans, 401(k), FSA/HSA, Commuter Benefits, Tuition Assistance Plan, Vacation and Sick Time, and Paid Parental Leave.** Full details of our benefits are available - EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITYWolters Kluwer U. S. Corporation and all of its subsidiaries, divisions and customer/business units is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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