Dynamics AX Finance Senior Consultant

About Oakton

Oakton is one of Australia’s leading Digital Consulting, Business and Technology Services companies, with over 1,000 employees and offices Australia wide and in Hyderabad India.

We are a full service digital advisory incorporating consulting services, data analytics, and business applications. We have the ability to provide holistic, end-to-end technology solutions as a wholly owned subsidiary of Dimension Data.

Dimension Data operates in 58 countries and is part of the NTT Group, the world’s 3rd largest telecommunications company.

Company Culture

At Oakton, we believe that how you think about the problem is more important than the problem itself. Our employees are driven to think in new ways and contribute to innovative solutions for our clients. We see things others don't.

You’ll have a variety of challenging and meaningful engagements from day one, and be supported as you drive your career, with the chance to cross-train in the latest technologies. When you join Oakton, you join a vibrant team, where company culture is a true enabler for success. An admirable reputation for innovative thinking and an agile approach ensures we are in demand from a range of organisations across multiple industries. 

In return for your skills and your commitment to our values, you will be rewarded with:

  • Industry leading benefits including Income Protection & Crisis Insurance
  • Excellent opportunities for growth and development
  • Unparalleled IT industry positioning
  • A talented, supportive and focused team


About the Role

We presently have an opening for a Microsoft Dynamics AX/365 Finance Senior Functional consultant to work on complex projects that are delivering solutions which will be used by millions of people everyday. In this role you will be responsible for the successful delivery of our digital projects and can expect to work closely with and use the latest industry standards and techniques to ensure we produce robust, secure and innovative solutions.

If you join our team we’ll give you the chance to work with some of the best and brightest on industry leading projects. You’ll have variety and be supported in your career development from day one. In addition you’ll have the chance to cross-train into the latest technologies.

As a Microsoft Dynamics AX/365 Finance Senior Functional consultant you will be responsible for the delivery of professional consulting services to scope, build and implement Microsoft Dynamics 365 solutions for the enterprise. You will actively participate in Pre-Sales functions, solution architecture and delivery.


Responsibilities Include:

  • Participates in every aspect of the implementation from analyzing the customer’s business requirements to configuring Microsoft Dynamics AX/365 Finance applications to meet the customer’s needs.
  • Collaborates with stakeholders throughout the organisation to ensure that a full understanding of current business processes is gained and a comprehensive set of requirements are aligned to business objectives.
  • Provides expert knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics AX/365 Finance and evaluates the customer’s business processes against the standard application functionality.
  • Demonstrates experience in the use of agile frameworks and the prescribed Microsoft Dynamics implementation methodology, Sure Step; understands the key activities and deliverables for the client engagement and internal projects.
  • Is responsible for documenting the business requirements which express what actions a solution must take and what outcome is expected.
  • Is responsible for configuring and customising Microsoft Dynamics Finance to achieve the customer’s business requirements.
  • Facilitates the customer’s decision-making process and develops the functional design documents that will drive the development process (if modifications / customisations are required, either to processes or to the Microsoft Dynamics application.)
  • Is responsible for conducting acceptance testing and training customer resources to successfully use and maintain Microsoft Dynamics AX ERP.
  • Provide mentorship to junior consultants

To be successful in this role you will require the following skills / experience:

  • Experience in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations
    • Business analysis
    • Process design
    • Gap fit analysis
    • Functional design & documentation
    • System configuration
    • Troubleshooting, support and training
  • Experience in Microsoft Dynamics AX2012 and AX2009
    • Business analysis
    • Process design
    • Gap fit analysis
    • Functional design & documentation
    • System configuration
    • Troubleshooting, support and training
  • Significant Experience in Microsoft Dynamics Finance modules
    • Implementing GL, AP, AR
    • Designing and implementing complex CoA and hierarchies
    • Working with complex business structures
  • Experience in client facing roles
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Understanding of the core functionality and features across the Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations suite
  • Understand business/organisation context of business solutions
  • Able to contribute in a number of areas outside of specialty
  • Can adapt and apply existing techniques and methodologies to new uses
  • Exceptional communication skills both written and verbal
  • Able to communicate and present to senior stakeholders at all levels
  • An accounting background is highly desirable