D365 Finance and Operations Senior Technical Architect

Full Time
Senior Management
Published on 14/07/2023

Job Description



KPMG's Microsoft Business Solutions team is a Microsoft Gold Partner and leader in Microsoft software implementations for medium to large organisations, providing our clients with the ability to keep up with the ever-changing digital world by implementing Microsoft’s M365, Azure, Microsoft’s Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and Customer Engagement (CE) software from the Microsoft Dynamics 365 (D365) software line.

Role Overview

KPMG Microsoft Business Solutions is looking for talented Microsoft Dynamics365 F&O Senior Technical Architects, eager to work in a fast-paced environment. Due to expansion, this fantastic opportunity has arisen. This role will allow you, as a Dynamics365 Senior Technical Architect, to work with the world-famous Microsoft Dynamics platform on some of the best D365F&O projects. This is a dynamic and exciting opportunity to join a growing new business area within a market leading firm.

Main Responsibilities

  • The Senior Technical Architect will lead the delivery of our Microsoft Dynamics 365 FO solutions
  • Be a champion for technical solutions across the Microsoft platform, driving the adoption of new features and technology
  • Have an exceptional understanding of Dynamics 365 technical capabilities
  • Lead the design and development of sector specific templates to enhance the out of the box Dynamics 365 functionality, giving KPMG a unique selling point and also a resalable asset
  • Be responsible for ensuring our pre-sales engagements are delivered with the same rigour and attention to detail as our client engagements
  • Define training needs within the team and coach other team members
  • Deliver all consultancy according to the KPMG Project Methodology, ensuring that all software applications are implemented successfully according to the project plan.
  • Be responsible for setting up Azure DevOps as required by the DevOps principles
  • Be responsible for ensuring that the DevOps practices are being followed.
  • Responsible for the overall Integration architecture of the system including requirements gathering, integration strategy, integration designs, coordinating testing, implementation and support.
  • Responsible for the overall environments architecture of the D365 Implementation Project environments including requirements gathering, environments strategy, implementation and support.
  • Be a role model and a reference point to the team members. Participate in forums and knowledge sharing activities
  • Conducting technical interviews
  • Meet and exceed customer expectations of business knowledge, skills and behaviour.
  • Identify technical risks and mitigate or communicate as necessary.
  • Ensure progress updates are communicated to relevant parties both formally and informally.
  • Identify practice development activities and help in defining how these will be delivered
  • Carry out additional duties as may occur from time to time as instructed and agreed by Directors.
  • In all activities, ensure timely completion of internal processes and mandatory training.
  • Always represent KPMG in a professional and positive manner.
  • The Employee is required to follow KPMG’s Information Security Policies (ISP and ISMP) at all times.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Deep and broad knowledge of technical capabilities of Dynamics 365, including appropriate certification. Must be able to show good knowledge of practices for Dynamics 365
  • A Microsoft Dynamics 365 F&O Core Certification together with a Microsoft Dynamics 365 F&O Technical Certification and a Microsoft Dynamics 365 F&O Functional Certification would be considered as an asset.
  • Understanding of Azure and cloud technologies
  • Broad understanding of software development lifecycle, development management, release management, data migrations, cut-over planning and early live support.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of capabilities of the supporting software in the Microsoft stack (certification is a positive), including:
  • Azure SQL / SQL Server / Common Data Services (CDS)
  • Power Platform
  • Azure services such as Logic Apps
  • Dynamics 365 products such as Customer Engagement Plan and HR
  • Azure DevOps
  • Lifecycle Services
  • Knowledge of best practices for working with offshore teams and on multi-national projects.
  • Experience of Agile Methodology
  • Proven skills in Data modelling, data governance, data quality management and related business processes.
  • A relevant degree within a computational or business discipline
  • Minimum 9+ years’ experience working with Microsoft Dynamics AX and Microsoft Dynamics 365 F&O.
  • Expertise in providing both out of the box and development solutions in a Microsoft Dynamics 365 environment; Ability to technically lead engagements and present to the C-Suite stakeholders.
  • Functional experience in standard Microsoft Dynamics 365 FO modules
  • Experience of large-scale ERP implementations
  • Experience with data migration, reporting and interfacing strategies
  • Adept at Business Requirement Analysis with a focus on reducing development effort and simplifying delivery
  • Experience in master data management and data governance delivery would be considered as an asset.
  • Excellent presentation and demonstration skills
  • Business process mapping, modelling and documentation knowledge
  • Experience of mentoring junior and offshore staff

Microsoft Business Solutions Overview

At KPMG MBS, your long-term future is every bit as important to us as it is to you. That’s why our aim is to give you experiences that will stay with you for a lifetime. Whether it’s great training and development, mobility opportunities or corporate responsibility volunteering activities – you’ll gain a wealth of experiences on which to build a rewarding career. We’re a firm that encourages you to be yourself, values your contribution, and inspires you to act as a role model, always focused on doing the right thing for each other, our clients, and our communities.

This sets out all the different ways you’ll be rewarded at KPMG MBS. Among other things, you can benefit from honest conversations about your career as well as a range of other rewards. In all these ways and more, we have created an environment that can bring out the best in you.

#Bethechange and #makethechange. Join our talented, successful team and make the leap into the future.

For this exciting opportunity we have put together a great package that combines a competitive salary with a bundle of extras including allowances, business travel allowances, certifications to support you in your career growth, private insurance, and medical insurance for you and your family.

Don’t worry, we know that relocation can be a challenge, which is why we have an extremely supportive onboarding team to help you throughout this process! - We provide relocation support for you and your family.  We’re looking forward to meeting you and seeing you grow.

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