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Associate Accounting Product Area Consultant


Company Overview:

Veracross is a PE-backed leading provider of a SaaS-based school information system (SIS) platform for independent schools. Designed specifically to meet the unique needs of independent schools, Veracross combines the power of a truly integrated database with personalized, data-driven communication tools. To date, we have configured and deployed our system at over 250 leading private K-12 schools in over 20 countries through a powerful, leveraged, and elegant architecture unique in our industry.

Role Summary:

An Accounting Product Area Consultant has a dual focus, the primary tasking is leading successful implementation projects within the Business modules product area with a focus on more complex and demanding projects. These projects are executed on time and on budget, while fostering trusting relationships with client business offices. Secondarily, an Accounting Product Area Consultant uses their expertise in the subject area to improve organization process and procedure surrounding the implementation of and support for the Veracross Business modules.

Job responsibilities:

  • Deliver direct Accounting platform consulting and organizational change management to large complex Business Offices. This multi-month implementation consulting consists of:
    • Platform transition options consulting: Discovery-infused platform setup options presented, demoed, revised, and finally agreed upon.
    • Alongside the Veracross Lead Project manager, develop Business Office implementation project plans based off the Accounting module configuration.
    • Orchestrate successful Business Office change management, where tailored configurations are office-tested, revised, approved, and deployed.
    • Business Office workflow consulting: Model and document the ways the school's Business Office will use the Veracross Accounting Module across their first operational year.
    • Develop and orchestrate tailored Accounting support handoffs
  • Deliver Chart of Accounts restructure and mapping consulting to clients who have purchased these services.
  • Work closely with more seniors Accounting Product Area Consultants and the Accounting Consulting Practice Lead for mentorship while coming up to speed on the Veracross Product and the implementation and consulting process.
  • Contribute toward internal documentation and process standard production, guiding best practice Accounting module installation and training.
  • Lead direct training engagements for strategic and high-complexity Accounting offices.
  • Develop and maintain Accounting module product feedback that emerges from direct consultations
  • Achieve consultations success on time, and on budget

Requirements:

  • 4-year college degree or equivalent experience
  • Accounting degree, coursework, or relevant experience in a business office setting
  • Experience in an independent school business office preferred but not required
  • Experience with the Veracross Accounting Software, and or directly leading Veracross implementations a plus
  • A solid understanding of the fundamental accounting equation; the general journal; the chart of accounts; general ledger reporting (balance sheet, trial balance, profit & loss statements); fiscal period and fiscal year closing; budgeting; reconciliations; and sub-ledger processing (e.g. accounts payable, accounts receivable, cash processing, purchases journal, fixed assets, cost accounting)
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills to include comfort with public speaking, presentation delivery, etc.
  • Experience in Project Management, ideally in implementing software solutions.
  • Ability to make complex decisions and recommendations under limited direction and using a high degree of initiative and independent judgement
  • Ability to learn complex, enterprise level software systems at a level that supports teaching others
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Problem-solving skills with ability to perform root cause analysis
  • Ability to travel up to 15% of the time

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required.

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401 Edgewater Place

Suite 360

Wakefield, MA 01880

866.492.3463