Crowe Horwath LLP

  • Microsoft Dynamics AX Financials Consultant

    Location US-IL-Chicago | US-TN-Franklin | US-IN-Indianapolis | US-MI-Grand Rapids
  • Company Overview

    Your Journey at Crowe Starts Here:

    At Crowe Horwath LLP, you have the opportunity to deliver creative solutions to today’s complex business issues. Crowe’s accounting, consulting, and technology personnel are recognized for their expertise and understanding of process frameworks and enabling technologies, along with their dedication to delivering measurable results that help clients build business value. Our focus on emerging technology solutions along with our dedication to career growth and exceptional client value has resulted in a firm that is routinely recognized as a “Best Place to Work.” We are 75 years strong and still growing. Come grow with us!

    Position Summary

    Crowe Horwath's Performance Manufacturing and Distribution practice has an exciting opportunity for a Microsoft Dynamics AX Financials Consultant to join our growing team.  The Microsoft Dynamics AX Financials Consultant will be focused on leading and/or architecting solutions for Dynamics AX opportunities, managing the project solution scope with customers, assisting project management to deliver the solution, and providing the application functionality leadership and direction for customer team members tasked with implementing the solution.  The successful candidate will demonstrate a deep overall knowledge of Dynamics AX and possess a proven track record of successfully delivering complex, full lifecycle ERP implementations.   The Consultant will also collaborate with other Crowe Horwath team members to assist in development of new solutions which solve business challenges facing the customers and industries we service. 


    The Consultant will be expected to participate in team building events and develop internal team and client relationships. Any non-client time will be spent on personal investment, internal initiatives and administrative tasks.



    Responsibilities include:

    • Deep understanding of the Microsoft Dynamics AX platform
    • Possess skills to architect solutions that deliver results for our clients
    • Interface with customer project stakeholders, including C-level management and directors, to elicit business and functional requirements
    • Function as a subject matter expert for application design, feature optimization, availability, scalability, user experience, visualization and data integrity
    • Develop functional specification designs including definition of functional requirements and business scenarios
    • Drive the effective transition of requirements to delivery and development consultants, ensuring a clear and complete understanding of the requirements for a successful delivery to end customer
    • Participate and/ or lead quality management reviews including designs, prototypes and other stages of project to ensure requirements are fulfilled
    • Engage with project teams to gather assets, best practices and guidance from our customers in an effort to integrate and/or improve our methodologies and end customer experience


    • Over two years of Microsoft Dynamics AX implementation experience
    • Extensive experience working in core financials and logistical business processes such as General Ledger, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Bank and Cash Management, Financial Reporting, Manufacturing Costing, Procurement, and Sales and Inventory Management
    • Experience in Manufacturing and/or Distribution industries is preferred   
    • Knowledge and/or experience servicing or designing solutions for the following vertical industries:  Metals, Food & Beverage, Automotive highly regarded
    • Experience working with and/or implementing complimentary third party solutions to AX
    • AX certifications in Finance preferred
    • AX certifications in Human Resources, Accounting, and Trade and Logistics a plus
    • CPA and CFA certifications are a plus
    • Must have reputation and references with previous clients, contacts, and/or partners
    • Must be able to manage time, prioritize and communicate commitments
    • Must have strong client and internal communication skills with experience working in highly collaborative teams
    • Must be able to produce specific examples of work product (functional requirements, design, output, test plans, etc.)
    • Bachelor’s degree required
    • Prior consulting organization experience preferred
    • Flexibility to travel up to 75%

    About the Team:


    The Performance Consulting team at Crowe provides extensive, industry-focused experience to help organizations improve their performance through a portfolio of innovative technology solutions. Above all, Crowe’s Performance Consulting team is frequently singled out by clients for their high professional standards, industry expertise, innovative technology solutions and hands-on approach to client service.Learn more about our Performance Consulting team.


    Our Benefits:

    At Crowe, we know that great people is what makes a great firm. We value our people and offer employees a comprehensive benefits package. Learn more about what working at Crowe can mean for you.


    How You Can Grow:

    We will cultivate your talent in an inclusive culture that values diversity. You will have the chance to meet on a consistent basis with your Career Coach who will guide you in your career goals and aspirations.Learn more about where talent can prosper.

    Visit Crowe Careers to find out how you can grow your career and make an impact every single day.




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