SAS

  • Consulting Operations Specialist

    Job Locations UK-Marlow
    Requisition ID
    20022632
    Job Category
    Consulting
    Travel Requirements
    None
  • Company Overview

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    SAS is the world’s largest privately owned software company and the 5th largest software company in the world. Consistently voted in the top 3 of the world’s best multinational workplaces, SAS is the leading vendor of business analytical software. Through innovative solutions, SAS helps customers at more than 70,000 sites improve performance and deliver value by making better decisions faster.

     

    Due to expansion we are seeking a Consulting Operations Specialist to join our Professional Services Operations team, responsible for the operational activities supporting project delivery. This includes the development, support and monitoring of processes and standards used by all consulting projects undertaken within the North EMEA region. Liaising with other SAS UK and Global departments in support of Professional Services, you will be responsible for the following:

    • Continued improvement and maintenance of the key internal systems and processes for time recording, contracting and invoicing and reporting
    • The provision of UK & Ireland project status and financial information to management
    • Assist in the monthly UK & Ireland invoicing processes and the approval of invoicing with Finance.
    • Professional Services monthly financial reporting – Revenue, Variance, Reserves, WIP, KPI’s, Forecasting, WINS and FYF reporting
    • Bad Debtor Management – Liaison with Finance, Delivery and Engagement Managers and Project Managers to resolve Consulting debt
    • On Hold project management – Liaison with Delivery and Engagement Managers and Project Owners to reduce number of at risk projects, and move to billable projects
    • To provide assistance to Project Managers and Project Owners in all aspects of internal processes pertaining to project delivery
    • To liaise with Global HQ on the latest Project Management Methodologies and ensure their correct usage in the delivery of projects in the UK and Ireland. 

    Location: Marlow

    Duration: please notice that this is a temporary position with the view to go permanent 

     

    As the successful candidate you will have experience in Project Management Office / Project Support Office / Project Administration, with a good appreciation of the financial elements of accruals, invoicing, and crediting.  Alternatively, you may have a background in Sales Administration or Finance, ideally within the software industry.  You will have excellent organisation skills, good leadership and negotiation skills, and be able to build strong working relationships, both internally and externally.

     

    Today, as always, we seek the best talent to build on our success and help our customers change the world. If you believe you have a great talent and the motivation to use it, we would like you to contact us.  For a more detailed job profile and a confidential discussion about the role, contact Susana Perez at Susana.perez@sas.com.

     

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