Planning Principal Consultant
  • Postions:2
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Location: UK Based
  • Working Hours: 40

Job Description

Simpson Associates are actively looking to recruit a Planning Principal Consultant to join their consulting team based in York. The role of the Principal Consultant requires you to perform the following functions:-

  • To work with the customer to identify and prioritise business requirements documenting these and specifying solutions to these in functional specifications.
  • To provide project control documents in line with Prince 2 methodology, working with and supported by our project office.
  • To be the primary contact between the customer and Simpsons Associates.
  • To provide estimates, project plans and to issue and receive work packages enabling a controlled well run project.
  • To be responsible for the quality of the solution and able to identify and mitigate issues at the earliest opportunity.
  • To design and manage component testing, user acceptance testing and handover to Simpsons support.
  • To manage consultants throughout the project and to provide guidance, mentoring and leadership to them.
  • To be a technical expert in your field, in terms of both technology and finance knowledge.
  • To carry out development on projects alongside other project members.
  • To be creative and proactive in solving problems, whilst remaining re-assuring in front of our customers.

You will be joining a services team of over twenty strong from experienced principal consultants, project managers, finance professionals to graduate recruits.

Candidate Experience

You will have experience of multi-dimensional planning applications. You will be a qualified accountant or with significant finance knowledge and able to work confidently with finance Departments across a wide range of industries. You may be working in industry in a finance department with a strong interest in systems development or you may be working in a consultancy already.

We require demonstrable ability to design and deliver financial planning or reporting applications. We require strong skills in IBM TM1 Planning and/or BOARD MIT software and will consider exceptional candidates from another similar technology.

Salary and Benefits

Simpson Associates is a long standing IBM and BOARD partner and has been developing systems for industry for over fifteen years. We offer a competitive salary and a range of employee benefits, training and development.

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