Senior Functional Dynamics AX Consultant

  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full-time

Company Description

Hitachi Solutions is a core IT Company of the Hitachi Group, which employs over 330,000 people worldwide. Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, Hitachi Solutions' reach extends to group companies in Japan and abroad, working with a worldwide network of alliance partners. Through systems integration, we strive to provide ideal solutions and products to customers in a diverse set of countries and regions including Asia, North America and Europe. Using a portfolio of management consulting, implementation, and support services, we help our clients compete with the largest global enterprises leveraging powerful, affordable, and easy to use industry solutions built on Microsoft technologies. Our vision is to help you achieve your vision through superior products, prices, and people.

Job Description

The main areas of responsibility for a Senior Functional AX Consultant at Hitachi Solutions are:

  • Developing long lasting and high-quality business relationships with clients by instilling
    trust and confidence
  • Working directly with clients to understand their business processes and
    determining project deliverables
  • Utilising specialist knowledge of Finance/ Project Accounting/ Distribution & Trade/ HR processes and the Microsoft Dynamics product to support the development and expansion of Dynamics AX
  • Utilising specialist knowledge of the services, retail, finance, manufacturing or public sector industries
  • Providing AX demonstrations
  • Developing original approaches to improve or replace existing processes and
    procedures
  • Designing bespoke AX solutions
  • Writing functional specifications for clients of high complexity and quality, including complex   integrations or significant module changes
  • Acting as the translation point between functional and technical teams so that solutions can be developed
  • Effectively managing small work streams to stay within scope, meet or exceed project schedule and remain within the approved budget
  • Guiding Project Managers and keeping them informed
  • Leading System Acceptance Testing and preparing clients for User Acceptance Testing
  • Delivering end user training
  • Helping to prepare our Managed Services team for the transition to support
  • Sharing knowledge with other project team members or other Hitachi Solutions functional
    consultants.  

Additional Information

Successful candidates will typically have:

  • 2 – 6 years’ experience working in a Business Analyst or Functional Finance/ Project Accounting/ Distribution & Trade/ HR consulting role
  • Working knowledge of best practices in their area of specialism
  • An industry specialism(s)
  • A logical approach to problem solving and structured approach to introducing change into operational systems

  • 2 full life cycle implementations

  • A strong knowledge of methodologies around ERP implementations 

  • Stakeholder management skills

  • Excellent documentation and communication skills