• Temporary ERP Implementation Coordinator

    Job Locations US-MA-Boston
    Posted Date 1 week ago(12/4/2018 8:54 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-1271
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Capacity Building
    Type
    TSNE MissionWorks
    Location : Name
    TSNE MissionWorks
  • Overview

    TSNE MissionWorks (formerly Third Sector New England) (www.tsne.org) is a management support organization that partners every year with hundreds of nonprofits, foundations, community-based groups, and others working for social change. Our mission is to provide information and services to build the knowledge, power, and effectiveness of individuals, organizations, and groups that engage people in community and public life. The ultimate intention of our work is to create a more just and democratic society.

     

    We assist a wide range of organizations in the social sector with a mix of management support and capacity building services in consulting, financial and grants management, business administration, human resources, compensation and benefits administration, professional development training and research in nonprofit fields of practice.

     

    As a leading voice and capacity builder in the nonprofit sector, TSNE MissionWorks is committed to learning and building our practices and values around diversity, inclusion and equity, and working in a culturally proficient way with our staff and the organizations and communities we serve. We actively cultivate a work environment that values the experiences of individuals in an open-minded and collaborative atmosphere.

    Responsibilities

    The ERP Implementation Coordinator will support the Information Systems and Accounting departments as they jointly plan for, transition to, and implement a new ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) system. The individual will need to be flexible as they will take direction from both departments and the time needed to address tasks will vary greatly from part time to full time. This is a temporary position which will end after the system is implemented.

     

    Essential Job Functions

     

    Coordination

    • Take Microsoft Project Management training and be responsible for updating the software with the ERP work plan;
    • Coordinate follow-up on internal tasks and deadlines relating to the ERP;
    • Coordinate training of TSNE staff and FS users;
    • Schedule all ERP meetings, prepare and send information to participants;

     

    Documentation

    • Attend and document all ERP-related meetings and trainings;
    • Document decisions made, follow-up items, assignments of tasks;
    • Document ERP standards, protocols, processes with screen shots;
    • Document to be and as is documents and workflows;
    • Develop internal training materials for TSNE staff on best practices and use of ERP;
    • Develop external training materials for TSNE Internal departments and Fiscal Sponsor projects on best practices and use of ERP;
    • Create and maintain working documents folder and archive on I drive.

     

    Other

    • Help clean up data, vendors and customers for transfer to new ERP;
    • Help populate dimension value of new Chart of Accounts (COA);
    • Help map the old COA to new COA;
    • Participate in preparing historical data for transfer into ERP;
    • Help pull reports & compare data to insure data moved accurately between systems;
    • Complete other tasks as assigned by the Director of Data and Business Intelligence & Controller.

    Qualifications

    We will consider exceptional candidates who demonstrate a strong combination of the specific qualifications and skills described below.

     

    • Minimum of 1 to 3 years of non-profit accounting experience in a complex organization;
    • BA/BS degree in accounting or business or equivalent experience required;
    • Strong analytical, research and troubleshooting skills;
    • Proficiency using accounting software and spreadsheets;
    • Ability to pay close and accurate attention to details;
    • Ability to juggle multiple tasks and priorities;
    • Strong communication skills;
    • Commitment to the work of social and economic justice organizations;
    • Ability to work effectively with people of different cultural backgrounds.

     

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT

     

    The physical demands described here are representative of those for this position. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions.

     

    Work is performed in an office environment and in close proximity to other workers.

     

    While performing the duties of this position, the employee is required to:

    • Talk, hear and see in the normal range with or without correction.
    • Use hands or fingers, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls.
    • Move, Traverse; sit (usually for longer periods of time); reach with hands and arms; occasionally Ascend/Descend; and position self (to), move.
    • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
    • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
    • Job is not subject to significant occupational or environmental hazards.
    • Likelihood of personal injury would be relatively slight.
    • Environmental and work hazards are not present to a measurable degree.

    TSNE MissionWorks envisions a society grounded in the principles of social and economic justice. As such, we strive to achieve excellence through a diverse and inclusive workplace that honors the unique talents and lived experiences of each person. Our vision and values are reflected in all our employment-related decisions, including hiring practices. Accordingly, TSNE MissionWorks actively seeks people who bring diverse backgrounds and perspectives to join us in our work.

     

    As an EOE/AA employer, TSNE MissionWorks will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin or ancestry, age, sexual orientation, gender identification, genetic information, veteran or disability status or any other factor prohibited by law.  

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