Wolters Kluwer Specialized Consultant (Accounting & Finance Implementation) in Boston, Massachusetts
As the Functional Consultant (FC), you will work in a growing Professional Services environment in support of varying project sizes and scope, with a focus on banking compliance consulting. The FC will use WK’s technology and implementation methodology to successfully implement WK solutions and allow clients to efficiently comply with business requirements and regulatory obligations. You will support the use of our enterprise banking suite which encompasses the entire operational chain of banking. This role has great growth potential.
The FC will work under the supervision of the Project Manager and the Senior Functional Consultants (SFC) as part of the project team. The position can be based remotely from within the continental US.
Participate in project based OneSumX product implementations, either at the customer’s location or remotely; Play an advisory role and work closely with customers to provide training and a smooth transition
Assist the customer in defining and analyzing functional requirements, functional specifications, data requirements, mapping, testing, documentation, training, and Implementation
Participate in presentations, workshops and status meetings; Take part in implementation projects
Develop and maintain proficiency in the US GAAP and General Ledger products, services and markets; Maintain knowledge and awareness of current and upcoming accounting standards and their impact on the financial services industry;
Contribute to pre-sales and marketing activities such as product demonstration, RFI, RFP as well as address business and regulatory issues raised during meetings.
Define test scenarios, implement automated test cases and perform non regression analysis, analyze test results
Contribute to the analysis of USGAAP requirements; Log tickets for defects and enhancements
Help write design specifications in order for Product development to make the necessary changes to current & future modules: CECL calculations and accounting (+link to regulatory reports such as CALL report, FR Y-9C…), Subledger, Hedge Accounting, Consolidation, Budgeting, Performance & Forecasting (BP&F) and other USGAAP initiatives.
Analysis and development of Accounting policies using OSX for Finance to fit the needs of customers in the financial services industry
Some clients are located internationally, and projects may also be part of a multi country implementation
Bachelor's degree in Accounting (preferred), Finance, or Economics
CPA or CFA preferred, or candidates for these industry designations
Minimum 2 years in a bank accounting or regulatory environment (FED), or CPA, CFA certification or equivalent Graduate course study in a related area (Master’s in Accounting/Finance/Economics or MBA),
Sound technical background or eagerness to learn about relational databases and query languages; Database and SQL (Reading and light writing)
Ability to quickly adapt to and become proficient in new IT systems and processes
Self-starter able to multitask and ability to juggle multiple priorities, and clearly report status to various stakeholders
Interest in banking, financial services, and consulting; ability to run with projects and work independently
Ability to travel up to 50% once travel stabilizes again
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities or Certifications:
Interest, experience and/or knowledge of the financial industry (accounting principles, financial instruments)
Knowledge of Microsoft tools
Customer and service-minded with excellent communication and presentation skills; A team player who is eager to learn and to work autonomously in an international environment; Adaptable to change and feeling at ease in a quickly evolving environment
Experience and knowledge concerning software development practices such as Scrum and Agile
Working understanding of system architecture components, such as networking and software
Experience in software implementation projects; Experience in Cloud Services (AWS, Azure, Google, etc)
Must be authorized to work in the US
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
Wolters Kluwer U. S. Corporation and all of its subsidiaries, divisions and customer/business units is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
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