Specialized Consultant- Finance
Wolters Kluwer N.V. (AEX: WKL) is a global leader in information services and solutions for professionals in the health, tax and accounting, risk and compliance, finance and legal sectors. We help our customers make critical decisions every day by providing expert solutions that combine deep domain knowledge with specialized technology and services. Wolters Kluwer reported 2017 annual revenues of €4.4billion. The company, headquartered in Alphen aan den Rijn, the Netherlands, serves customers in over 180 countries, maintains operations in over 40 countries and employs 19,000 people worldwide. Wolters Kluwer shares are listed on Euronext Amsterdam (WKL) and are included in the AEX and Euronext 100 indices. For more information about our solutions and organization, visit www.wolterskluwer.com, follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.
In our specific business unit, Wolters Kluwer Governance, Risk and Compliance we possess deep insight into the industry, providing governance, risk and compliance programs and solutions to more than 15,000 financial services organizations worldwide. More than 400 in-house experts - former regulators and compliance officers, risk analysts, lawyers and financial industry specialists – embed their knowledge and expertise in every service or solution so that financial organizations can be confident they are managing their organization's Finance, Risk and Regulation needs effectively. Despite rapidly changing industry conditions, financial organizations can rest assured knowing that Wolters Kluwer is able to invest and quickly respond to market needs, with financial stability for the long term.
Qualifications and Skillset
-Master's degree in Economics, Business Economics, Business Engineering with a specialization in Banking and Finance
-Affinity with or interest in software (implementation) projects
-Fluency in English (written and oral) is mandatory, other languages such as German or French are a plus
-Ability and willingness to travel extensively and work on international projects.
-Excellent team player, customer minded with good communication and presentation skills
-Focused on finding solutions
-Ability to learn fast and work autonomously in an international environment
-Adaptable to change and at ease in a quickly evolving context
-Obsessed by quality and passionate about his/her work
-Committed to accuracy and completeness
As a Functional Consultant (Finance and/or Financial Risk Management) with strong expertise in the banking field, you will take responsibility for all the domain aspects of our customer projects during the software implementation and interfacing cycle. You will be responsible for the analysis of the customer’s requirements, the translation into (functional) specifications, the functional conception of the system, as well as the evaluation and follow-up of the implementation.
-You will participate in implementation projects by providing functional expertise through specialized workshops on our products
-You will contribute to pre-sales and marketing activities such as product demonstration, RFI, RFP as well as address business and regulatory issues raised during meetings
-You will be working on a project-based implementation at the client’s site, you will assist the customer in defining and analysing his requirements, translate the client’s requirements into functional specifications, implement and test our solutions and assure a constant follow-up and evaluation of the situation
-You will play an advisory role towards our clients. You will use your knowledge and expertise trough the different projects by advising on our standard and/or customized solutions
-You will be the first contact point of the customer for functional related (content) questions
-You will work closely together with the end user and give trainings in order to guarantee a smooth handover of the implemented software modules
-You will deliver input to your project manager regarding all project related items for your area (e.g. planning, progress, deliverables, risk & issues, …)
-You will participate in status meetings where you will report on progress made.