FO Solution Architect

KPMG International Cooperative

FO Solution Architect

£62200

KPMG International Cooperative, Edinburgh

  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Onsite working

Posted 1 week ago, 4 Jul | Get your application in now before you're too late!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: 9a0378b445fe474bb08e526bb4f9251d

Full Job Description

  • The Solution Architect will lead the delivery of our Finance Microsoft Dynamics 365 solution

  • Be a champion for both technical and functional leading practice with the Finance Solution.

  • Have an exceptional understanding of Dynamics 365 technical and functional capabilities

  • Collaborate with the Global team 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 Methodology, ensuring that all software applications are implemented successfully according to the project plan.

  • Meet and exceed customer expectations of business knowledge, skills and behaviour.

  • Identify business / project risk 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.

  • Represent KPMG in a professional and positive manner at all times.

    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.

  • In particular deep knowledge of all core Finance concepts and processes including, Enterprise Structures, GL, AP, AR and reporting.

  • Good understanding of Azure and cloud technologies

  • Broad understanding of software development lifecycle,

  • In addition understanding of one of the following is beneficial :

  • Manufacturing

  • Human Resources

  • Project Management and Accounting

  • Procurement & Sourcing

  • Trade & Logistics

  • Knowledge of best practices for working with offshore teams

  • Experience of Agile Methodology

  • Certification in TOGAF or Zachman Framework would be beneficial

  • Degree Qualification


  • Experience and Background
  • Expertise in providing both out of the box and development solutions in a Microsoft Dynamics 365 environment; Extensive experience as an ERP consultant

  • Ability to lead engagements and present to the C-Suite stakeholders.

  • Experience with Dynamics 365 in a Solution Architect role

  • Experience of large scale ERP implementations

  • Adept at Business Requirement Analysis with a focus on reducing development effort and simplifying delivery

  • Pre-sales experience

  • Excellent presentation and demonstration skills

  • Business process mapping, modelling and documentation knowledge Experience of mentoring junior and offshore staff

    KPMG is part of a global network of firms that offers Audit, Tax & Pensions, Consulting, Deal Advisory and Technology services.


  • Through the talent of over 16,000 colleagues, we bring our creativity and insight to our clients' most critical challenges.

    With offices across the UK, we work with everyone from small start-ups and individuals to major multinationals, in virtually every industry imaginable.

    Our work is often complex, yet our vision is simple : to be the clear choice for our clients, for our people and for the communities we work in.