Adaptive Planning consultant JD 2020 - Singapore or Malaysia (location TBD)

 

Shearwater group is a leading provider of Cloud based services and software solutions to businesses across Asia to Europe, with offices in Japan, China, Taiwan, Singapore, and even Europe.

We have won several awards and are leading partners in the region for Oracle NetSuite as well as Workday Adaptive Planning.

 

To power the expansion into south east asia, we are looking for a 
Adaptive Planning consultant JD 2020 - Malaysia (location TBD)
 
Starting ASAP - home office to start.

 

The ideal candidate will have financial/multi-dimensional modeling experience and possess the ability to quickly understand and decompose financial, business, and technical concepts.

At least the candidate will be able to learn all the above! The position is balanced between clients-facing meetings for requirements, solutioning and training, and implementing.

The team is geographically and nationally diverse. Depending on the project scope and size, teams will be formed and will operate under a project manager. The candidate will likely very quickly be in charge of smaller projects.

 

Key Areas of Responsibility:

Work with clients to understand their current planning process and take a consultative approach to move legacy models into Workday Adaptive Planning.

Leverage your expertise to recommend the best solution based on the client’s requirements, budget, and time frame; with the flexibility to adapt the scope as additional needs are identified.

Guide the customer through facilitated design sessions and configuration decisions based on best practices and an understanding of the customer’s unique business requirements at all stages of the project.

Regularly engage and support the client through all phases of the project, ensuring a smooth transfer from legacy systems to Workday Adaptive Planning.

Perform multiple tasks under limited direction, while regularly keeping the client, your project team and your Engagement Manager abreast of changes or progress related to the project.

Assist with sales activities by attending sales calls as an Workday Adaptive Planning subject matter expert.

Work with Solutions Architects to review Statements of Work (SOWs) to assure proper scoping, timelines, and resource allocations.

Actively participate in update training and internal opportunities to share one’s skills and learnings with others within the organization.

Maintain cutting-edge knowledge of product functionality with each new Workday release.

 

Skills and Qualifications:

BA or equivalent in Finance or Accounting.

Ideally some experience working on corporate performance,  BI or  ERP systems, corporate planning or finance.

Also possible is some Finance/Consulting work experience with a background in accounting, finance, consolidation, management reporting, planning and analysis, forecasting and budgeting.

Important is the ability to create and sustain a relationship with clients, inspiring confidence in themselves and the delivery team while driving to reference-ability.