Senior Business Consultant– Accounting

Location: Barcelona, ES; Madrid, ES

Do you want to be an important contributor to SimCorp Dimension projects and part of a team of professionals with a proven history of delivering exciting projects? 

Location:  Spain

The position 

SimCorp is one of the world's leading investment management software providers globally to international financial institutions. SimCorp continuously enhances the portfolio of offerings to remain at the forefront of industry technology and trends. 

We are looking for a Senior business consultant to join our EMEA Consulting Services team which seeks for consulting excellency, efficiency in configuration and standardization, knowledge sharing and collaboration across divisions and market units. You will be part of the Accounting and Operations Service Line. This Service Line is responsible for the implementation of accounting solutions, and financial instruments in SimCorp Dimension and for our clients (following solutions in SimCorp Dimension®: Investment Accounting, Fund Accounting).

As part of your induction, you will be ‘hands-on’ in our software system and attend the three-week SimCorp Dimension Academy. 

Your responsibilities  

·        You will take over a range of tasks in a project team: Your primary mission consists in advising and assisting clients with the use of SimCorp Dimension in their daily operational work. You act as a facilitator between the end-users of financial institutions and their new financial system dealing with their specific business requirements and covering the complete value chain of asset management.  

  • You conduct workshops to explore client requirements working with clients and SimCorp’s team to assist capture, defining and suggesting the most adapted solution;

·        You build, deliver and test configuration work in aspects of SimCorp Dimension based on client requirements (mainly but not exclusively in fund accounting and accounting)

  • You advise on process improvements through better use of SimCorp Dimension and you contribute to improve and document best practices for implementations.

  • You follow the budget of your stream and coordinate the team you work with.

  • You constantly expand your knowledge of SimCorp Dimension and the clients’ business in order to ensure that clients get the optimal value/ outcome out of their SimCorp Dimension usage

  • You contribute to the knowledge sharing within service line projects and tasks

  • You work in close collaboration with the project manager and have key role in bringing projects to success

  • You identify opportunities to offer tailored services beyond the project scope to our customers in your role as a trusted advisor

  • You contribute to improving best practices for implementation processes and promote topics across projects

  • You actively participate in know-how exchange with colleagues on an international level

  • You will empower SimCorp to develop its activities in Spain and participate in sales cases.

Your qualifications  

  • You like to deep dive into business processes in investment management and enjoy modelling them in our software.  You have in-depth knowledge about the business of asset managers, fund managers, insurers or banks.  In addition, you bring with you:

    • Degree in economics, (economic) mathematics/computer science or similar qualification

  • Work experience as a Business Analyst or Consultant from asset managers, asset servicers, insurance or consulting firms (5 years minimum)

  • You are an expert with :

    • Investment accounting within Europe (IAS39, IFRS9, Spanish Gaap)

    • Fund accounting

    • Fiscality

    • Regulatory reporting (CNMV, Estados reservados)

  • Ideally, you are familiar with the implementation of software which is similar to SimCorp Dimension

  • Autonomous and innovative way of working

  • Team spirit and an ability to share your knowledge

  • Efficient communication and consulting skills and a high degree of commercial awareness, customer orientation and quality consciousness

  • Fluency in English, other languages are (French, Italian, German...) 

  • Team spirit and the ability to share your knowledge 

The perspectives

By working for SimCorp you will become an expert high in demand internationally. You will have some great opportunities to explore different career perspectives, e.g. in project management, more sales-oriented roles or management on an international level.

We offer a high-quality training program including a Services Academy with tailor-made training for our consultants as well as mentoring programs. In addition, you have the opportunity/possibility to obtain a certification in project management or as Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), Certified International Investment Analyst (CIIA) or Financial Risk Manager (FRM).

What makes working at SimCorp so special?

At SimCorp you work with highly skilled and team-oriented colleagues in a global enterprise: more than 50 nationalities in locations in more than 20 countries. Life balance is important to us: We offer individual flexibility, e.g. through home office and a sabbatical program. 

We maintain an informal way of communicating and take on our responsibilities with commitment, team spirit and humour. We also organize regular “Sim“ activities in the field of sports, wellness, social affairs and team building.

Interested?

Please contact Azeta GUITI, Recruitment EMEA, for further information. For a more complete understanding of SimCorp’s activities and corporate culture, see this video from our high management at http://www.simcorp.com/en/about/career/working-at-simcorp   

Please send us your application online stating the desired salary and earliest possible starting date.