Finance Product Implementation Consultant

Sopra Banking Software UK
From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Competitive salary + excellent benef
28 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Cassiopae UK, a division of Sopra Banking Software is recruiting a Product Implementation Consultant to join the existing asset finance systems consultancy team based in Reading.

Reporting into the Project Managers and also the Head of Professional Services you will be based from the UK office in Reading but with the necessity to travel to customer sites UK wide. As a Product Specialist you would be expected to take end-to-end responsibility for configuring the accounting module during an implementation project. A good understanding of accounting and accountancy systems is advantageous.

Key duties include:

  • Understand the business needs of the client and translate them into Cassiopae functionality.
  • Participate in requirements gathering workshops, analyse and document the results.
  • Map the requirements into functional specifications and technical design documents.
  • Configure the system according to the design (SQL scripting).
  • Test the system against design and requirements.
  • Participate in User Acceptance Testing and Go-Live.
  • Contribute to resolving support issues at second/third line.
  • Participate in team organisation, report progress, alert management to project issues.
  • Identify own training needs, agree development objectives and achieve them.
  • As a successful Product Implementation Consultant you would be expected to:

  • Throughout the implementation project, the consultant takes overall responsibility for obtaining correct accounting output from Cassiopae.
  • Accounting requirements and technical design are clearly documented in Excel.
  • Postings are in line with customer requirements and cover the full project scope without missing or unbalanced bookings.
  • Work is delivered on time and to quality according to project planning.
  • Issues are raised, communicated and resolved actively and promptly.
  • Individual and team development goals are defined and achieved.
  • The successful candidate will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience of software implementation projects.
  • Good understanding of accounting principles and practice.
  • Fluency in SQL required, knowledge of PL/SQL an advantage.
  • Other programming/scripting skills an advantage, especially Unix.
  • Experience in UK financial services industry an advantage, especially leasing.
  • The company:

    Sopra Banking Software provides IT processes, and system solutions to retail banking and asset finance customers. We have operated across Europe, the Middle East, Far East, and Africa for over 40 years. We provide the opportunity to learn and develop new skills and contribute to the advancement of your field - thinking ahead begins now. We are committed to helping you grow and share your expertise while developing a diverse and esteemed network of colleagues from around Europe.

    You'll also enjoy a competitive salary, pension scheme, and excellent benefits package.

    As part of our hiring process new employees will be required to pass a consumer credit check and DBS check If you have any concerns about this please raise them with the recruitment team.

    If your application is for any reason unsuccessful we may hold your CV on record for up to 6 months should any other suitable roles a rise.

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