Senior Consultant, Cognos/TM1

Baker Tilly Virchow Krause - Tysons, VA3.2

Full-timeEstimated: $110,000 - $150,000 a year
Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP (Baker Tilly) is a nationally recognized, full-service accounting and advisory firm whose specialized professionals connect with clients and their businesses through refreshing candor and clear industry insight. With approximately 2,700 employees across the United States, Baker Tilly is ranked as one of the 15 largest accounting and advisory firms in the country. Headquartered in Chicago, Baker Tilly is an independent member of Baker Tilly International, a worldwide network of independent accounting and business advisory firms in 147 territories, with over 33,000 professionals. The combined worldwide revenue of independent member firms is $3.4 billion.

Due to the growth of our Business Information Systems Practice we are currently recruiting for experienced Cognos TM1/Consolidation/Planning Senior Consultant to join our Tysons Corner, VA office. As a part of Baker Tilly, you will find that our global brand and entrepreneurial environment will give you the support you need to apply your industry and technical experience to build your career across a wide range of services to meet our client’s important needs. As a member of our team, you will also contribute to some of the most important activities in our firm which include operating and growing the business, serving the client, developing the best people, and shaping our culture.

Baker Tilly professionals in our Business Information Systems practice provide experienced system design and implementation, business process reengineering, user acceptance facilitation, data conversion, go-live support, system integration, 3rd party software integration, training and overall project management services. The goal of our skilled team is to help our clients align their business system technology with their organization’s overall business strategy.

As a member of our team, you will help lead the firm’s efforts in expanding our commercial market presence and provide business process, packaged software and technology consulting offerings to leading companies and organizations throughout the region and across the country. In addition, you will work with a select group of professionals in an entrepreneurial environment to provide Consulting services to include

Software Selection, Development, Customization and Implementation
Diagnostic Review and Assessment
Enterprise Application Integration
Business Process Reengineering
Reporting and Analytics
In this role you will deliver consulting services involving Financial Consolidations, Budgeting and Forecasting solutions to multiple Baker Tilly clients. The position will require everything from business development & project scoping to solutions architecture, software installation, configuration and development. Baker Tilly works with some of the leading organizations of world to implement successful budgeting and forecasting solutions. During your tenure with Baker Tilly you will gain deep experience in business process, industry and technical aspects of these solutions. Additional exposure to Business Intelligence and ERP solutions is also likely.

It’s an exciting time to join Baker Tilly!

Utilize application expertise, business knowledge, database skills and OLAP skills to successfully delivery financial consolidation and planning solutions to Baker Tilly clients
Work with our clients to develop an overall solution vision and effectively communicate initiatives within the entire project team
Work with our clients to design the hierarchal structure of the planning solutions
Work with our clients to design and create planning input sheets
Work with our clients to identify new areas within the business where the planning software can be utilized to better drive business results
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Finance, Accounting, Computer Science, MIS or Business Administration or related field
Minimum of four(4) years related experience; previous experience working with external clients; solution development using the Cognos toolsets strongly preferred
Extensive experience with IBM Cognos TM1 (Applix) tools including IBM Cognos TM1 Web and IBM Cognos TM1 Executive Viewer; Cognos Enterprise Planning; Cognos Business Intelligence tools; financial reporting & analysis; OLAP database/modeling skills
Minimum of two years experience implementing IBM Cognos TM1Experience implementing Budgeting & Forecasting solutions using Cognos TM1
Experience implementing Financial Consolidation solutions
Ability to provide exceptional client service, demonstrate commitment to continuous learning in order to stay current regarding applicable strategies, see the "big picture" as well as the details, display appropriate ethical knowledge and commitment, and exhibit a sense of urgency and commitment to quality and the timely completion of projects
Demonstrated management, analytical, organization, interpersonal, project management, communication skills, and highly developed
Must be able to travel and work non-traditional hours as need due to client engagements