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Senior Consultant in Finance - Global Consulting Delivery



Accounting & Finance
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Posted on Tuesday, October 31, 2023

Company Description

IFS is a billion-dollar revenue company with 5000+ employees on all continents. We deliver award-winning enterprise software solutions through the use of embedded digital innovation and a single cloud-based platform to help businesses be their best when it really matters–at the Moment of Service™.

At IFS, we're flexible, we're innovative, and we're focused not only on how we can engage with our customers, but on how we can make a real change and have a worldwide impact. We help solve some of society's greatest challenges, fostering a better future through our agility, collaboration, and trust.
We celebrate diversity and accept that there are so many different perspectives in this world. As a truly international company serving people from around the globe, we realize that our success is tantamount to the respect we have for those different points of view.

By joining our team, you will have the opportunity to be part of a global, diverse environment; you will be joining a winning team with a commitment to sustainability; and a company where we get things done so that you can make a positive impact on the world.

We're looking for innovative and original thinkers to work in an environment where you can
#MakeYourMoment so that we can help others make theirs.

If you want to change the status quo, we'll help you make your moment. Join Team Purple. Join IFS.

Job Description

The Global Consulting Delivery (GCD) organization of IFS is on the lookout for dynamic and open-minded individuals to join as Senior Consultants in Finance. You will be part of a global team dedicated to design, develop and support tailor-made solutions to specific business requirements of IFS customers.

As a Senior Consultant, you will be at the forefront of Consulting projects working directly with IFS customers on Cutting Edge Industry Solutions in industries such as Aerospace and Defense, Energy Utilities and Resources, Construction and Engineering, Manufacturing, Services Industries & Telecommunications. Furthermore, you will have the opportunity to work collaboratively with geographically distributed teams around the globe which will give you international exposure to project implementation and commercial execution.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Identify and bridge the gap between the Customer’s business requirements and IFS Products.
  • Listen and dare to challenge in order to understand the Customer’s real needs and advise the Customer in their usage of IFS Products.
  • Understand the Customer’s industry characteristics and the Customer specific requirements.
  • Involve in different phases of the project life cycle that address the Customer’s key requirements including conducting Customer training.
  • Act as a subject matter expert (SME) in a specific area towards Customer and Partner.
  • Actively guide the Customers for improvements in their business through a better understanding of the Customer solution.
  • Contribute to continuous improvement of existing IFS Products, processes and methodology.



  • An academic background with a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Finance, Accounting or a professional qualification in CIMA, ACCA or equivalent.
  • 3-5 years experience in a Finance Business Applications related industry.
  • Strong problem-solving, analytical skills and strategic thinking.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including stakeholder management, negotiation and influencing skills.
  • Excellent Communication and Presentation skills.
  • Fluent in English and local language.
  • Ability to travel nationally and internationally where required.


  • Experience delivering ERP/IT projects in a relevant industry setting, preferably in a similar role.
  • Knowledge of IFS products is advantageous.
  • Experience in business process mapping.
  • Experience in a customer-facing role.
  • Experience of data analysis and problem-solving.

We expect you to continuously upskill and learn to stay relevant as an expert who shares knowledge and experience with customers and colleagues. This includes staying updated within your field of expertise, technology as well as the industry segments in which IFS operates.

Additional Information

Interviews and selections are being made continuously. If you are interested, apply as soon as possible.

As a step in our recruitment process, all final candidates will undergo a background check, to get us an understanding of our future employees.

We respectfully decline all offers of recruitment and/or advertising assistance.

IFS Fact
IFS develops and delivers enterprise software for customers around the world who manufacture and distribute goods, build and maintain assets, and manage service-focused operations. The industry expertise of our people and solutions, together with a commitment to delivering value to every one of our customers, has made IFS a recognized leader and the most recommended supplier in our sector. Our team of 4,000 employees and growing ecosystem of partners support more than 10,000 customers around the world challenge the status quo and realize their competitive advantage. Learn more about how our enterprise software solutions can help your business today at ifs.com.