Careers @ TGO Consulting

Senior GP Business Consultant

Posted on: 15/07/2017
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Position: Full Time
Pay: TBD

As a Senior Great Plains Business Consultant, you will be responsible for providing professional and effective functional or technical consulting services throughout the project life cycle to assure the successful delivery of the agreed scope.  You will be hands on throughout the implementation of the business solution.

You will work as part of a collaborative team including Project Managers and Application Specialists to maintain a high level of business, systems, and product understanding.

We thank you for your submission however only qualified applicants will be contacted.

Candidates must be legally entitled to work in Canada. Local candidates only. No agencies please.

Should you require accommodation for any disability throughout any stage of the recruitment and selection process, please describe your requirements to when making an application and we will ensure any accommodation needs are met. Thank you.


  • Work on moderate to extremely complex projects at client sites
  • Analyze customers’ business requirements and business solution objectives
  • Provide Enterprise value added consulting services to clients based on project plans
  • Work closely with clients to further understand and anticipate their needs
  • Contribute to the overall planning of projects by recommending approaches, identifying resources, and developing timelines
  • Recommend alternatives and provides risk assessments based on areas of expertise
  • Anticipate changes required in project plans and processes and recommend alternative approaches to the Project Manager and clients
  • Identify potential opportunities for additional revenue generation
  • Work with the Project Manager to manage engagement scope and client expectations
  • Building positive client and peer relationships by developing an understanding of each customer’s business and project scope
  • Develop methods and techniques to improve the process of delivering solutions to customers and contribute to the Professional Services Group
  • Provide guidance, assistance, and training opportunities to team members and clients
  • Perform additional related duties as required


  • 5+ years of experience with progressive accounting roles; management experience required
  • Consulting experience required; project management experience an asset
  • 5 or more years of application software implementation experience with expertise in applying technology to meet client needs
  • B.A. / B.S. in a technical field, or equivalent work experience; advanced degree in a financial related field/consulting field is preferred
  • Understanding of core Microsoft technologies and Strategies
  • In-depth knowledge and experience with ERP systems (Microsoft Great Plains is mandatory)
  • A strong understanding of technical, cost, risk, and business implications of potential decisions on other projects and client needs, and the subsequent incorporation of these considerations into recommendations
  • Develop solutions that consider potential impacts on the client’s business position
  • Prepare documentation and complex reports in a clear and concise manner, as well as present information in a well-organized and efficient manner through both oral presentations and written communication
  • Demonstrates a proven ability to add value into all aspects of work plan, and always working to exceed customer expectations
  • Actively work to improve relationships with others by understanding their perspectives and issues, therefore working towards win-win solutions
  • Able to work with minimal direction but promotes an open flow of information so that all stakeholders are well informed
  • High degree of insight and analytical skills, always seeking to develop new or enhanced methods and techniques to resolve problems
  • Conceptually able to identify and see connections between situations that are not obviously related, while remaining focused on project objectives
  • Must have a vested interest in continuous learning with an insight into individual strengths and areas for personal improvement
  • Must be comfortable working from the client sites and willing to travel periodically (less than 20%)