PwC Microsoft D365 ERP Functional Consultant in Irvine, California
Industry/Sector: Not Applicable
Time Type: Full time
Travel Requirements: Up to 60%
A career in our Microsoft Dynamics team will provide the opportunity to help our clients transform their technology landscape across Front, Back and Mid-Office functions leveraging Microsoft Dynamics. We focus on contributing to PwC’s value proposition of “strategy led and technology enabled”, by aligning our Consulting Solutions’ industry focus with the Microsoft technologies such as Dynamics 365, Azure, Power Platform and Power BI.
To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.
As a Senior Associate, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:
Use feedback and reflection to develop self awareness, personal strengths and address development areas.
Delegate to others to provide stretch opportunities, coaching them to deliver results.
Demonstrate critical thinking and the ability to bring order to unstructured problems.
Use a broad range of tools and techniques to extract insights from current industry or sector trends.
Review your work and that of others for quality, accuracy and relevance.
Know how and when to use tools available for a given situation and can explain the reasons for this choice.
Seek and embrace opportunities which give exposure to different situations, environments and perspectives.
Use straightforward communication, in a structured way, when influencing and connecting with others.
Able to read situations and modify behavior to build quality relationships.
Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.
Job Requirements and Preferences :
Basic Qualifications :
Minimum Degree Required :
Minimum Years of Experience :
Required Knowledge and Skills :
Proven success leveraging Dynamics 365 CRM or ERP (D365, 2013, 2011 or 4.0 systems/core, external components and architecture), as well as other Microsoft solution offerings. Experience with configuration and customization of Microsoft Dynamics 365 products.
Preferred Qualifications :
Additional Educational Preferences :
Individuals who have obtained the preferred skills and certifications but lack a Bachelor’s degree may be considered if they have demonstrated three years of specialized training and/or progressively responsible work experience for each missing year of college-level training in addition to the three years of Microsoft Dynamics CRM or ERP experience required.
Certification(s) Preferred :
One or more certifications within Dynamics CRM or ERP (D365, 2013/2011/4.0/Online)
Preferred Knowledge/Skills :
Demonstrates thorough abilities and/or a proven record of success as a Microsoft Dynamics 365 Functional Consultant in a client-facing role for a top tier consulting organization.
Demonstrates thorough abilities and/or a proven record of success with leading efforts to understand, assess, consult, design, and implement D365 applications-based solutions, including the following areas:
Interacting with prospects and clients to understand key requirements across Sales, Services, Marketing and Support;
Successfully demonstrating D365 solution capabilities to the client and provide examples to ascertain business requirements; advising on complex D365 business cases and propose solutions based on D365, 3rd parties and customizations;
Conducting business process analysis and creating detailed process flows using a diagramming tool such as Visio;
Conducting fit and gap analysis to assess how well the solution meets requirements and assess whether requirements are complete and comprehensive using fit and gap analysis templates;
Creating functional requirements documents based on templates and presenting them to Stakeholders as well as Business Leads and Subject Matter Experts for signoff;
Developing project plans and creating estimations for tasks as well as coordinate and manage the project tasks on time and under budget, manage the projects on a day to day basis, document meetings carefully, maintain repository of content;
Helping the team through the life cycle of an implementation providing key inputs during design, migrating data from external systems, conducting and supporting solution testing, building test cases, assisting with functional, system and user acceptance testing, and conducting and supporting user and administrator training; and,
Assisting sales and pre-sales teams to prepare proposals, participate in client presentations and support business development and the sale of professional services when necessary.
Demonstrates thorough abilities and/or a proven record of success utilizing D365 in a functional capacity, which includes the following areas:
Leveraging extensive functional knowledge of the CRM or ERP space, preferably in an Industry Vertical and preferred knowledge of competitive CRM or ERP solutions
Performing key contributions to the lifecycle stages of a Dynamics 365 Solution (Assessment, Design, Development, Deployment, Testing, Operations and Diagnostics), leveraging CRM or ERP capabilities;
Utilizing Microsoft BI suite, MS SQL Server and SSRS reporting services to manage the reporting lifecycle (Report Design, Creation, Publishing, Subscription, Alerts);
Leveraging project management skills to lead engagements through completion particularly the functional aspects while collaborating closely with the customers, technical architects, and developers; and,
Interacting and utilizing effectively written and verbal business communication skills with clients and firm staff and/or management in a professional services business environment, emphasizing the development and delivery of presentations to business users, and use of MS Visio as a diagramming tool.
Demonstrates a thorough-level of abilities with, and/or a proven record of success as both an individual contributor and team member, identifying and addressing client needs: actively participating in client discussions and meetings; communicating a broad range of Firm services; and, managing engagements, including preparing concise, accurate documents and maintaining project economics while maintaining flexibility for unanticipated issues.
Demonstrates thorough abilities and/or a proven record of success as a team leader understanding personal and team roles; contributing to a positive working environment by building relationships with team members; proactively seeking guidance, clarification and feedback; providing guidance, clarification and feedback to less-experienced staff.
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