About HSO

HSO are a leading Microsoft Dynamics Gold partner who were founded in 1987 specialising in sectors such as Retail, Rental, Manufacturing, Professional Services and Local Government. With a head count of over 280 employees in the UK, winning multiple awards such as 2020 Microsoft Partner of the Year, Best Tech company 2021 and Top 3 Large Companies to work for 2021 our reputation in the Dynamics Market is higher than ever.

Prioritising customer satisfaction, our expertise and pragmatic approach to each customer’s business needs enable us to provide a 100% reference-able solution, supported by award winning 24-hour support. Our recruitment moto has always been – ‘We don’t want good people to just join us, we want them to stay with us’. Ensuring our employees are challenged, supported and engaged in our wider family is key to our continued success – we have a designated Learning and Development Team who are continuously offering the best training on the market, combined with an Engagement Team who are creative in ways we can have social activities virtually. From online chess tournaments, to coffee mornings, to Netflix and book clubs, virtual singing classes, online yoga – the list is endless!

Job Purpose

To deliver application consultancy, implementation services, presales, training and support to customers, prospective customers and operational processes as required.

Key Responsibilities

  • Deliver and implement the Financial modules of Dynamics AX
  • Deliver high quality business and software application services to clients
  • The creation of high quality and sustainable client solutions
  • Deliver all consultancy according to our Project Methodology, ensuring that all software applications are implemented successfully according to the project plan
  • Meet customer expectations of business knowledge, skills and behaviour
  • Identify business/project risk and mitigate or communicate as necessary
  • Communicate progress updates to relevant parties both formally and informally
  • Achieve above-minimum levels of chargeable utilisation and charge-out rates
  • Participate in pre-sales activities as requested
  • To carry out additional duties as may occur from time to time as instructed and agreed by Consultant Director
  • In all activities, ensure timely completion of internal process and requirements as per the Company Handbook and operate in such a manner as to conform to the Company’s Quality System.
  • Represent HSO in a professional and positive manner at all times
  • Adhere to health and safety policy, and other requirements relating to care of equipment
  • Ensure that all Microsoft Certifications and Accreditations required to fulfil this role within HSO are met as determined by you and the Consultant Director

Experience and Skills

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  • Expertise in providing financial consultancy in an AX environment; 5 + years as an ERP consultant, 3+ years in AX Financials
  • Accounting qualification – an accounting qualification is preferable (eg. ACCA, CIMA, ICAEW, ICAS, CIPFA)
  • A financial background in early part of career
  • Experience with Dynamics AX in a Lead Financials Consulting role
  • Experience of at least two ERP implementations – large projects preferred
  • Adept at Business Requirement Analysis
  • Pre-sales experience
  • Excellent presentation and demonstration skills
  • Project Management experience
  • Business process mapping, modelling and documentation knowledge

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  • Educated to degree level, preferably in an IT or Accounting related field
  • Experience of Stock, Manufacturing, and Project Accounting

Key Competencies

  • Commercial and budget awareness
  • Client facing
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Planning and organising
  • Decision-making
  • Influencing and leading
  • Delegation
  • Teamwork
  • Negotiation
  • Conflict Management
  • Flexibility


Based where appropriate whether on client site or in the office or working from home.  Travel will be extensive to various locations.  It will be a requirement to spend some time in the office in order to develop relationships in-house with the rest of HSO, as well as keeping abreast of the developments of the business and understanding the company’s approach to the market.

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