Microsoft Dynamics AX Project Manager
Location:
Franklin, TN
Posted:
October 04, 2016
Position Type:
Full Time
Category:
Project Management
Reference:
12917_4
Job Summary

Crowe Horwath's Performance Manufacturing and Distribution practice has an exciting opportunity for a Microsoft Dynamics AX Project Manager to join our growing team.  The Microsoft Dynamics AX Project Manager will be focused on leading and/or architecting solutions for Dynamics AX opportunities, managing the project solution scope with customers, and providing project leadership and direction for Crowe Horwath and customer team members tasked with implementing the solution. The successful candidate will demonstrate a proven track record of managing and delivering full lifecycle ERP implementations.  

 

The Consultant will be expected to participate in team building events and develop internal team and customer relationships. Any non-customer time will be spent on personal investment, internal initiatives and administrative tasks


Qualifications

Benefits include:

  • Paid Time Off is granted on your first day of employment
  • 401k Match
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Life & Disability Insurances
  • Certification Reimbursement
  • Bonus Programs
  • Travel Rewards Program

 Job Responsibilities include:

  • Collaborate with customers to prepare a formal Project Charter outlining the objectives, detailed scope, resources, timeline, and budget for each new implementation.

  • Participate in operational review meetings with customers to translate business needs into functional requirements and business scenarios

  • Manage the effective transition of requirements to the delivery team ensuring a clear and complete understanding of the requirements

  • Manage the complete software development lifecycle for approved development activities with a focus on reducing cycle times between functional, technical, and QA resources

  • Manage project plan, budget, and resource schedule on a weekly basis

  • Prepare weekly status reports and facilitate weekly status review meeting with customer

  • Identify risks and formally manage risk mitigation plans in close collaboration with customer

  • Facilitate quality assurance reviews with customer on a regular basis and execute correction actions

  • Engage with project teams to gather assets, best practices and guidance from our customers in an effort to integrate and/or improve our methodologies and end customer experience

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Project Management Professional certification from PMI is preferred
  • Minimum of two years leading Microsoft Dynamics AX implementation projects
  • Experience working in core financials and operational business processes such as General Ledger, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Bank and Cash Management, Financial Reporting, Manufacturing Costing, Procurement, Sales, Inventory Management, Production, and Planning is a plus
  • AX Sure Step Methodology certification is preferred
  • AX certifications in Finance, Trade & Logistics, and/or Manufacturing are a plus
  • Experience in Manufacturing and/or Distribution industries is preferred   
  • Knowledge and/or experience servicing the following vertical industries is highly regarded:  Metals, Automotive, and Life Sciences
  • Ability to manage time, prioritize and communicate commitments is required
  • Demonstrated strong communication skills as evidenced by ability to articulate project status and risks to diverse audiences
  • Must have reputation and references with previous customer, contacts, and/or partners
  • Prior consulting organization experience preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications, including Project and Visio
  • Experience with Agile software development lifecycle methodology is a plus
  • Flexibility to travel up to 75% 

Locations: Atlanta, GA, Chicago, IL, Grand Rapids, MI, Indianapolis, IN, Nashville, TN


Company Overview

Crowe Horwath LLP (www.crowehorwath.com) is one of the largest public accounting and consulting firms in the United States. Under its core purpose of “Building Value with Values®,” Crowe uses its deep industry expertise to provide audit services to public and private entities while also helping clients reach their goals with tax, advisory, risk and performance services. With a total of more than 3,000 personnel, Crowe and its subsidiaries have offices coast to coast. The firm is recognized by many organizations as one of the country's best places to work. Crowe serves clients worldwide as an independent member of Crowe Horwath International, one of the largest global accounting networks in the world, consisting of more than 150 independent accounting and advisory services firms in more than 100 countries around the world.

A little about us:
Crowe Horwath LLP is a public accounting, consulting and technology firm dedicated to connecting specialized knowledge with innovative technology to bring value to our clients.

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