BDO

  • Microsoft Dynamics 365 / AX Solution Architect

    Job Locations CA-ON-Toronto | CA-AB-Calgary | CA-BC-Vancouver
    Posted Date 1 month ago(12/10/2018 11:59 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-6888
    # Positions
    1
    Job Type
    Full Time
    Years of Experience
    7
    Job Industry
    Computer Hardware and Networking, Computer Software, Management Consulting, Technology Services
  • Job Description (EN)

    About BDO

    BDO. Because relationships matter.

     

    There are many world-class accounting firms. Far fewer that offer a culture so rich in professional opportunity, personal fulfillment, and long-term growth. At BDO, we understand that exceptional service to our clients begins – and ends – with exceptional regard for our people. Because at its core, our business is not about numbers or spreadsheets, dollars or cents, but about people working with, for, and in service of others. In short, because relationships matter.

     

    BDO Canada LLP’s Advisory Services Solutions group is a full service Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software reseller and ERP business services provider. BDO specializes in Manufacturing & Distribution, Energy & Natural Resources, Retail, Financial Services, and Not for Profit industry solutions providing clients with the pivotal support they require in reaching industry best-in-class performance levels. BDO specializes in providing Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations / AX value-added business solutions that are aligned with companies’ goals and expectations.

     

    Overview

     

    We are currently seeking an experienced Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations / AX Solution Architect to join our GTA IT Solutions practice. At the opportunity stage the Solution Architect works with prospects to understand business requirements, advises BDO’s leadership and business development teams on the best solution, and prepares and delivers presentations and demonstrations of the proposed solution.  At the delivery stage the Solution Architect works with implementation teams to ensure that the overall solution architecture is sound and the proposed design will meet the requirements and expectations set during the selection process.  Finally, the Solution Architect will help to set the technical direction for the practice and help to mentor the more senior consultants

     

    Responsibilities

    • As a technical leader, own the architecture of enterprise-level business solutions and lead other team members in the area of design, implementation, and quality assurance.
    • Drive project initiatives by collaborating with the rest of the delivery team to ensure that solution development milestones and deadlines are met.
    • Support of presales activities with sales teams
    • Technical documentation and knowledge transfer internally and externally
    • Support client testing and QA activities
    • Conduct design and peer reviews including individual & team unit testing
    • Proactively works with Project Manager to manage scope deviations and technical issues
    • Work with the project team to review problems, define and test solutions
    • Exercise leadership through superior technical and domain knowledge
    • Participation in the preparation of technical design documentation and create implementation instructions to support application deployments
    • Evaluate and introduce new tools and techniques to the development team
    • Stay up to date on both current and future development technologies

     

    Qualifications

    • Minimum 7 years D365FO / AX Functional Consulting/Solution Architecting experience
    • Broad knowledge of D365FO / AX functional capabilities across multiple modules
    • Minimum of 6 full project lifecycles, from initial sales engagement through to go live, at 3 of which with a budget of over $1M
    • Experience working in one or more target industries - Manufacturing & Distribution, Energy & Natural Resources, Retail, Financial Services and/or Not for Profit organizations
    • Post-secondary education in a relevant business discipline (B.Com., CPA, etc.) preferred
    • Task Management and Project Coordination Skills
    • Coaching and/or mentoring experience
    • Exceptional presentation skills for internal/external purposes
    • Ability to thrive in a virtual, collaborative organization and atmosphere
    • Effective time management skills and communication skills
    • Ability to listen and effectively communicate orally and in writing with clients and colleagues at different levels of the organization
    • Ability to multi-task effectively while delivering quality work with attention to detail
    • Excellent time management skills with the ability to manage multiple projects involving a variety of resources with defined deadlines/schedules
    • Able to adapt quickly to changing client requirements
    • Enjoy working in a self-teaching, learning organization
    • Ability to build strong relationships with clients and team members

     

    Why Work for BDO?

    • BDO is the 5th largest accounting and advisory firm in the world
    • At BDO, we consider our people to be our most valuable asset; we offer the opportunity to grow and develop in an innovative and collaborative environment
    • We offer an unmatched degree of flexibility to help you professionally and personally succeed
    • We provide competitive salaries, a flexible benefits package and a matching RRSP option
    • Opportunity to work with like-minded individuals to support career development
    • BDO is actively involved in our communities by supporting local charity initiatives, FCC’s “Drive Away Hunger”, Children’s Miracle Network and United Way  

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