We’re currently actively looking for a Junior FPM Consultant for our Durban Office

Job Title: Junior FPM Consultant


Job Purpose

We are a division of one of South Africa’s leading technology and business services companies and are looking for a junior TM1(IBM Planning Analytics) consultant for our Durban Office.

Tm1 is a best-of-breed Forecasting, Budgeting and Financial Reporting package from IBM. Experience in Tm1 is not required, but it is essential that applicants have an accounting background, as well as extremely strong Excel skills.

The purpose of this role is to provide support for one of our key customers, assist senior developers, and progress towards consulting on new projects. Besides Tm1, we support a wide range of leading business intelligence and analytics tools. This role would suit a candidate who would like to ultimately expand their financial experience into the technology arena, and work for one of the largest Analytics consultancies in South Africa.

  • Provide support to one of our key customers
  • Assist senior developers
  • In the long term, progress into consultancy as well as other technologies

Education, Skills and Knowledge, Experience

  • An appropriate degree in Commerce or IT, with Accounting to a second-year level.
Skills / Knowledge
  • Exceptional Excel skills
  • Experience in Tm1 would be preferable, but not essential
  • Highly numerate
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Good analytical and troubleshooting ability
  • Must be a customer focused individual
  • The following skills would be an added advantage:
    • Experience in a BI tool
    • Some SQL skills
  • At least two years of Management and/or Financial accounting experience
  • Experience with large/complex Excel spreadsheets

You can download the position details here

To apply for this position, send a detailed curriculum vitae to hr@synergy.co.za with Durban TM1 Consultant in the subject line.


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