ERP Implementation Analyst
Do you love the fast energy of a hyper growth company? Do you want the opportunity to make a real difference every day by making a personal contribution to company success?
Marketing Evolution has been recognized by Forrester as the industry leader in marketing optimization due to our big-data, person-centric, decision-making SaaS platform. This platform enables our customers to analyze the impact of their media, message and marketing mix while in-flight, and to optimize while in-flight, thereby driving demonstrably improved campaign performance. Our customers – including many Fortune 500 brands – choose Marketing Evolution because they recognize the value of moving beyond the aggregated and backward-looking limitations of marketing mix and attribution models. If you love the excitement of being part of a company that is taking off like a rocket ship, we want you with your hands on the controls.
We are looking for an experienced ERP Implementation Analyst with project management expertise to drive the launch of our new ERP system. This position will be responsible for managing and coordinating all phases of the project including: pre-implementation accounting and business process improvements; researching and evaluating potential ERP systems options; solution design, system implementation, testing, documentation, and training; system launch and post-launch knowledge transfer and support.
As an integral part of ensuring project success the ERP Implementation analyst will provide leadership in managing tactical project objectives and setting measurable milestones. This position is expected to be a project leader providing company stakeholders with solution definition, knowledge transfer, change management and process re-engineering.
Serve as the primary point of contact for stakeholders during all phases of the implementation project to achieve defined success.
Perform business requirements analyses, including business process mapping, streamlining and optimization of current workflows. Lead internal teams through process design and decision making to create the best work processes for the organization.
Translate business requirements into functional specifications that can be understood by all stakeholders. Document the criteria required to evaluate potential solutions and provide recommendations.
Manage project plan milestones by facilitating timely exchanges of required information, tracking resource allocation, measuring goal achievement, evaluating project timelines, and assessing project risks. Manage workload to stay in scope of project charter objectives.
Partner and communicate with vendor experts and internal cross functional departments to deliver system implementation on time and on budget. Effectively work with company stakeholders and across divisions and functions to ensure project deliverables are met and long-term processes are developed, accepted, and adopted across the business.
Investigate issues and escalate implementation concerns, inefficiencies, and product enhancement opportunities (technical and non-technical); monitor improvements to ensure successful execution.
Develop and execute comprehensive solution testing methodologies including: end-user, integration, platform / system, and performance testing.
Prepare and present regular stakeholder management updates ensuring all interested parties are aligned and decisions are made swiftly. Update internal implementation tracking systems in a timely and accurate manner for cross-departmental visibility and reporting.
Support the transfer of knowledge to accounting and finance teams to ensure on-going success once go-live is achieved.
Demonstrated project management skills – ability to manage the entire life cycle of a project from designing, data mapping, testing, and training.
2 to 5 years of full lifecycle ERP Implementation experience working for a SaaS software development company, start-up IT, tech solutions, subscription/bookings based, or related company.
Education: Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems or Accounting. PMP Certification a plus.
Strong Accounting background with knowledge of GAAP
Knowledge of and experience with General Ledgers (ideally in the SaaS environment)
Highly technical, analytical, and methodical. Ability to create and execute a comprehensive system testing methodology.
Experience implementing process improvements in financial systems and/or experience with an ERP implementation project.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to interact effectively and work collaboratively with individuals at all levels of the organization as well as with cross functional teams.
Prefer computer skills and knowledge of office software packages that includes Microsoft, Google Docs, JIRA, Outlook, and Concur. QuickBooks a plus.
Metrics for Success:
All employees have annual career growth goals based on their position and core skills/development areas; all Media team members receive performance reviews bi-annually
Ability to recognize and implement strategies or processes to improve efficiency, while maintaining flawless project execution
Marketing Evolution Cultural Values
We seek candidates who are excited to work at a company with the following cultural values:
Disrupt the norm: Cherish the opportunity to find better ways to do things, regardless of how disruptive or initially painful it might be.
Dissent then execute: Raise issues and fixes in the planning stage, but when it’s time to execute, execute diligently and without reservation.
Test and learn: When developing new processes or features, link it to a hypothesis, and evaluate that hypothesis without bias.
Nothing is impossible: Imagine what’s possible and then have the discipline to execute it. One without the other is not valuable.
Defect is treasure: Every mistake is an opportunity for the organization to learn and make improvements.
Share success: Given how hard it is to promote change in our industry, celebrate each success along the way.
Marketing Evolution Company Overview
“It’s our people that set us apart.”
Marketing Evolution is the top company in measuring and optimizing advertising, a place where innovative marketing minds, advanced data science, and visionary technology meet. We offer software and strategic consulting services to help leading marketers plan, measure, and continuously improve their performance and unlock ROI.
With an impressive list of blue-chip customers like Best Buy, Citibank, Warner Bros and more, the company has a stable base and amazing growth. We are growing at double-digit rates and recently raised capital to accelerate growth to triple digits.
Marketing Evolution has been called a Goldilocks company. At about 140 people, it’s not too small. It’s not too big. One person truly can make a difference. You can make a difference.
Marketing Evolution sits at the top of their field.
The independent firm Forrester named Marketing Evolution a “Leader”
The Advertising Research Foundation awarded Marketing Evolution the Big Data Gold Medal Award for its work with Warner Brothers
The CEB Marketing Leadership Council announced a new round of Best Practices case studies based Citibank’s work with Marketing Evolution’s software