Solution Engineer - Acorn International Acorn Systems
The Acorn Solution Engineer provides business, functional and technical expertise regarding all aspects of an Acorn engagement, whether it is services only or services and software. The successful candidate must be able to quickly understand and assess our clients' business issues and requirements, understand all aspects of our best practices costing/profit improvement methodologies, master our implementation/engagement process and software, and be skilled at presenting our solution and business/functional fit to prospects. He/She will be expected to discuss business needs and provide recommendations to high level executives, while providing engagement overviews and software demonstrations of Acorns solution.
It is imperative that the candidate have the leadership and communication skills to demonstrate value in order for the client to move forward in a business relationship with Acorn.
You will have the opportunity to work with many companies and partners of all sizes, in many different and exciting industries, in many diverse geographies. You will have the opportunity to develop an in-depth understanding of key performance indicators and operational factors as well as their effect on the profitability of our client companies.
Knowledge of cost accounting, Activity Based Costing/Management, Profitability Modeling and Optimization, and business process modeling is a requirement.
An understanding of current technology and its application. Technical familiarity with Microsoft SQL Server 2005/2008 and other relevant core technologies (e.g., SharePoint, Windows Server, Business Scorecard Manager, etc.).
Experience or deep familiarity in financial applications, ERP implementations, BI solutions or CPM.
Excellent verbal, written, presentation and English communication skills are required.
Must have excellent problem solving and analytical skills as well as attention to detail.
Ability to take direction and work as part of a global team, and learn and work autonomously with minimal direction.
Must be willing to travel 50 or more, including work in the Latin America, Europe-Middle East-and Africa (EMEA), and Asia-Pacific regions.
Degree/Major: BA in Accounting/Finance or BS in Computer Science or Information Systems. Additionally, a MBA is preferred.
Minimum 5 years of related experience is required. Previous experience either inside an end-user-customer with a costing-profitability management system, or as a practitioner in this space, is a big plus.
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