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Director/Senior Director, Business Solutions (D365)

Published5th January
Job Type
Job TypePermanent
ConsultantFergus Owens
SectorCommercial Real Estate Innovation
Salary175,000 - 225,000 / Year

Our client is seeking a Dynamics365 Finance Business Analyst to support an international roll out of D365 Finance and Operations. You will be working as part of a team to ensure that the functional capability of the solution is defined and consistent across different implementations. The successful candidate will be aligned to a project team focused on providing Functional Consultant and Business analysis services that will facilitate the delivery of a Microsoft Dynamics 365 F&O solution and HR365 in the US.

Key Skills Required

• Hands on functional consulting involvement in the implementation of Dynamics 365 Finance & Operations / Dynamics AX 2012
• Experience and/or a working knowledge of HR systems for large multinationals
• Experience performing Business Analysis to identify solution requirements using Microsoft Dynamics 365 Finance for core finance modules (Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, General Ledger, Projects, Fixed Assets, Banking, etc.)
• Microsoft DevOps and/or Jira
• Working experience in Agile project delivery methodologies.
• Be a strong team member in end-to-end task management, including project scoping, analysis and design, functional and technical documentation, configuration, testing, training and go-live support
• Requirements Gathering
• Gap Analysis
• Stakeholder Management
• Facilitating and leading workshops
• Business Process Improvement
• Process Mapping
• Good presentation and demonstration skills


• Work closely with the Functional Lead on the design and development of functional processes that enhance the use and capabilities of Microsoft Dynamics F&O and HR 365
• Effectively promote the functional capabilities of Dynamics within the organisation, aiding further adoption throughout the business
• Identify risks, mitigate and communicate as necessary
• Ensure updates to the Dynamics solution are communicated to relevant parties both formally and informally
• Identify functional capability development activities and help in defining how these will be delivered
• Engage in Business Analysis for the project during the discovery phase to establish and document business needs and benefits
• Assist Business Stakeholders and IT Business Partners in defining project objectives, scope and business justification
• Identify and agree analysis deliverables / format / timeframe for delivery
• Perform analysis using the most appropriate format for the project and project stage
• Document processes encompassing different business lines
• Elicit requirements within Waterfall or Agile methodologies; run workshops, face-to-face meetings, shadowing, process modelling
• Produce process maps using BPMN 2.0 notation in Visio
• Document functional and non-functional requirements clearly using appropriate format – BRD, FRD, Requirements Catalogue, User stories, DevOps PBIs
• Produce visualisations where applicable such as UML, Wireframes, ERDs, Pseudo Code and screen designs to capture upfront feedback before changes are made
• Maintain traceability of requirements throughout the project lifecycle and initial support phase
• Manage complex and challenging stakeholders
• Review solution designs and provide feedback to the project team
• In pre-deployment undertake ad-hoc testing to ensure the requirements and functionality are met. Document any bugs found
• Liaise with the training team to ensure current issues are designed out and that any necessary courses or supporting material are in place and correct for project rollout to end users
• Attend scrum stand-ups where necessary and provide feedback to the Developers
• Sanity test systems against agreed specifications and iron out ambiguities
• Support the Quality Assurance team; provide acceptance criteria, review test scripts and system testing, close out any questions raised
• UAT Support – produce and review UAT scripts, run UAT sessions, input into user guides
• Post deployment, act as liaison and monitor system uptake and provide support to operations
team / project sponsor to ensure the systems are being used as specified
• Carry out investigative analysis of new software and technologies when required
• Support any third party selection processes by providing the business requirements

Personal profile

• Proven track record as a Business Analyst for a large multinational
• Dynamics AX/365 essential
• Dynamics HR365 experience beneficial
• At least 2 years of recent experience performing the Business Analyst role across the full project lifecycle
• Strong documentation and communications skills
• Proactive, self-sets deadlines and actively follows up on outstanding actions
• A good listener but also asks probing questions to fully understand what’s needed
• Comfortable dealing with stakeholders of all levels and external parties
• Willing to work when necessary, to complete projects on schedule
• Demonstrable ability to communicate effectively and work under pressure
• A logical thinker who searches for new solutions to problems or the reuse of other solutions where necessary, understanding the difference and when discretion is required
• A natural forward planner who critically assesses their own performance
• Able to assess commercial impact of project decisions, from a position of detailed understanding of corporate strategy and objectives
• Keen for new experience, responsibility and accountability
• Has an aspiration to learn new skills and develop professional skills in Business Analysis.
• Willing to accept direction and constructive criticism
• Reliable, tolerant, and determined
• Well-presented and business like
• Able to get on with others and collaborates well across teams
• Has a good understanding of system data structures and reference data
• Financial accreditation beneficial

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Fergus Owens

Fergus Owens

+44 (0)20 3833 2249

LOCATION: Technology

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