Dynamics AX/365 Functional Analyst-Finance & Financial Reporting



  • Information Technology
  • Job Code: 9D843631103
  • Posted: October 03, 2017

David Aplin Group, one of Canada's Best Managed Companies, has partnered with our client to recruit for a Dynamics AX/365 Functional Analyst – Finance & Financial Reporting.

Reporting directly to the Director of Business Applications, this position’s primary objective is to consult & support the Financial operations team during the implementation of the new ERP platform.

The Role:

  • Responsible for the day-to-day support of Microsoft Dynamics 365 after retail proof of concept complete
  • Reviewing and partnering with Finance/Retail Team to resolve any production support issues that may arise
  • Understand the overall processes throughout the Finance/Retail function and provide Functional and Technical expertise of     Dynamics 365 to ensure the team is efficiently and effectively implementing sound solutions
  • Responsible for implementing enhancements, configuration changes, reports and integrations within 365 to meet     business objectives
  • Conduct system / user testing to mitigate risks associated with implementation/enhancements of systems and processes
  • Generate and update system and process documentation as needed
  • Partner with the business units to develop an understanding of their business processes, assess end user needs and     evaluate proposed system related projects
  • Utilize expertise of application features to recommend solutions that meet business requirements and resolve questions related to process changes impacting applications.
  • Provide ongoing system support, make decisions that best resolves product related issues and appropriately escalate issues   that require IT and/or business unit management involvement.
  • Document high level and detailed accounting functional requirements, functional designs, including business process flow charts, current state, future state, gaps, training materials, and end user documentation
  • Create test plans for implemented software and provide training on software changes when appropriate
  • Test the accuracy and completeness of all enhancements and customizations of Dynamics 365
  • Special projects and related duties as required
The Ideal Candidate:

  • College diploma or university degree in accounting, business administration, or related field
  • An accounting designation would be a strong asset
  • 5 plus years as a Functional Lead or Business Systems Analyst of which at least 3 years working directly with Dynamics 365/AX 2012 Financials
  • Minimum of 2 years Retail POS experience with Dynamics AX 2012
  • Participation in at least 2 full-cycle implementations of Dynamics AX 2012
  • Functional implementation, optimization & support experience for a large Retail/Distribution Organization spread across     US/Canada
  • Strong analytical, customer service and problem solving abilities
  • Experience working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills and demonstrated success in working with cross-functional teams

If you are interested in this position and meet the above criteria, please click the Apply button to send your resume in confidence directly to Deb Dodd, Partner - Aplin Information Technology. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.#LI-EDM


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Deborah Dodd

Information Technology



  • 780.229.2013
  • ddodd@aplin.com

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