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  • Posted: Mar 27, 2024
    Deadline: Apr 11, 2024
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    KPMG is a professional service company, being one of the Big Four auditors, along with Deloitte, EY and PwC. Seated in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, KPMG employs 174,000 people and has three lines of services: audit, tax, and advisory.
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    Microsoft Dynamics 365 Solution Architect

    Key roles and responsibilities:

    The main purpose of the role is to expand and build on KPMG’s local capability to deliver end-to-end Microsoft D365 implementations and to support sales teams to secure new opportunities. This role will be based in the Nairobi regional office, primarily serving clients in East Africa, and as the need arises, the larger Africa region.

    Engagements Management:

    • Support business development and sales initiatives with Microsoft D365 technical solutioning needs.
    • Provide support on the technical delivery (documentation, configuration, and solution architecture) of Microsoft D365 implementations.
    • Provide technical knowledge, leadership, direction, and training to the engagement team to produce quality deliverables on time and on budget.
    • Build and promote strong client relationships by understanding client needs and proposing digital initiatives to serve their needs.
    • Provide and facilitate the involvement of subject matter experts for the key components of the strategy during the formulation stage.
    • Presentation to project committee or board of directors (where relevant) on the project status, recommendations, and action plans.
    • Manage engagement risk.

    Business Development:

    • Develop and maintain relationships with decision-makers at key clients.
    • Identify transformation opportunities based on a thorough understanding of Microsoft Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations in different sectors.
    • Contribute to business development and proposal development efforts.
    • Facilitation of CxO events to create awareness of how we can transform our customers' businesses using KPMG Powered Enterprise (powered by Microsoft D365).
    • Contribute towards meeting the expected revenue numbers as agreed with the leadership.
    • Manage the opportunity lifecycle in the pipeline (proposals preparations, delivery, billings, etc.).

    Academic/Professional qualifications and Experience:

    • Bachelor’s degree in IT or a related degree from a recognized University.
    • Minimum 8 years of experience in implementing and leading Microsoft ERP/CRM projects.
    • Technical Microsoft D365 technical and architecture certifications (functional consultant will be an added advantage).
    • Solid finance background will be a good advantage.
    • D365 implementation experience including the following modules and areas:
      • General Ledger
      • Accounts Receivable
      • Accounts Payable
      • Cash and Bank Management
      • Budgeting
      • Project Management and Accounting
      • Fixed Assets
      • Financial Reports
    • Demonstrable experience of at least three end-to-end implementations.
    • Financial Consolidation and elimination experience.
    • Experience with electronic banking file needs.
    • In-depth knowledge in financial workflow or journal approval.
    • Techno-functional experience will be an added advantage.
    • Team/engagement management skills.
    • Strong technical, analytical, and problem-solving skills.
    • Strong understanding of corporate governance and the regulatory environment.
    • Demonstrated track record of quality work, project management, and productive team interactions.
    • Willingness to travel moderately.

    Personal attributes:

    • Demonstrate commercial awareness with sound knowledge of matters affecting the market.
    • Demonstrate curiosity around innovation, managing emerging technologies, driving business performance through technology.
    • Enthusiastic approach to work, well-developed management, and supervisory skills.
    • Entrepreneurial mindset and ability to identify opportunities and develop high-quality proposals.
    • Focus on staff development and providing guidance and technical advice where necessary.
    • Displays curiosity and innovation and possesses well-developed problem-solving abilities and strong analytical skills.
    • Socially confident, and able to create a strong presence with clients and the KPMG team.
    • Excellent report-writing, presentation, and project management skills.
    • The ideal candidate must be able to provide support to various management and leadership levels, as well as work well independently.

    We offer:

    • An exciting opportunity to work with a Big 4 firm on cutting-edge clients across Africa.
    • Continuous learning and development.
    • Exposure to multi-disciplinary client service teams.
    • Unrivalled space to grow and be innovative.
    • Opportunity for international travel.

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