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Our relationships with our customers and team members are guided by the core principles behind our name: Vision, Focus and Passion. These three words keep us thinking about the future and growing as consultants, Salesforce and FinancialForce implementation experts, colleagues, and partners. We embrace challenges. We love solving problems. And we have a great time working with new organizations and complex engagements.

Engagement Manager

At VFP Consulting, we believe in hiring great people, not just great resumés.  We create value for our clients through exceptional service:  providing knowledgeable recommendations, identifying and mitigating risk, and challenging the status quo.

 

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT AT VFP

You’ve got an extraordinary opportunity to join a small, successful and ambitious company on the rise, and to help shape our future.  Perhaps you’ve thrived in this kind of environment before, or maybe you’re with a larger firm and looking for a change of scenery.  We’re offering a chance to directly influence the evolution of our business with your talent, take your career to the next level, and have fun doing it.

 

WHAT THE ROLE LOOKS LIKE 

As an Engagement Manager working directly with customers, you’re an advisor building strong and trusted relationships.  You’ll deliver end-to-end consulting services using FinancialForce PSA to support our customers’ business needs.  Typical projects involve requirement gathering workshops, documentation, data migration, system configuration, testing, integration, training and project management.  You’ll have a chance to own it all.

 

Our customers are located throughout the U.S. and many have global offices.  At VFP, you’ll get to work remotely from anywhere in the continental U.S. and travel to customer locations as required.  On average you should expect to travel 30% of the time to support projects.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Get involved from the start using sound project management methodology to plan engagements through deployment
  • Add value to our customers through solid business requirement workshops
  • Guide our customers on recommended business practices for professional services organizations
  • Assist the project teams in configuring FinancialForce per the customer’s requirements
  • Guide customers through user acceptance testing, using creative thinking to tackle unforeseen business problems
  • Own all change order and scope change requests from start to finish with both the internal VFP teams as well as the customer executive leadership team
  • Manage projects, including standard project management duties such as reporting, in addition to being the face of VFP to the customer during the engagement
  • Develop mitigation and remediation strategies to manage risks and issues
  • Be fully accountable for the satisfaction of customers
  • Manage large, diverse and geographically dispersed project teams

 

REQUIREMENTS AND SKILLS

  • 6+ years of experience working in a professional consulting organization, implementing CRM, SFA, ERP and/or PSA applications, ideally in a SaaS environment
  • Management experience in a professional services environment is highly preferred
  • Experience with Salesforce and/or FinancialForce is highly desirable, and Salesforce certifications are a definite asset
  • Post-secondary education in computer science, business administration, or equivalent experience
  • Project management training and experience is essential, and PMP certification is a plus
  • Proven technical acumen and the desire to continue learning new technology is a must in order to earn the trust of our customers and to competently articulate solutions
  • Demonstrated ability to think critically to solve business problems
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, including communication, presentation and customer management

 

WHAT WE OFFER

  • Generous compensation package, including bonus plan, benefits and perks
  • Work remotely from home anywhere in the continental US and travel as needed
  • Flexible schedule, and high autonomy to manage your workload
  • Extraordinary teammates who are accountable, love what they do and support one another
  • Leaders who support your growth and stand behind you
  • Challenging work, and the chance to learn something new each day
  • Support for achieving Salesforce certifications, as well as continuing education outside of work
  • Team meetups throughout the year, and our annual Partner’s Club trip for our top performers
  • A culture that knows how to unwind and celebrate success 

We’re looking for smart people with great attitudes and experience to join our highly regarded firm and further their career in the Salesforce ecosystem.  If you’re interested in learning more, we’d love to talk to you.    

Current postings

Senior Project Manager

Our Project Managers are responsible for driving the delivery of FinancialForce and Salesforce solutions. The Project Manager will plan and lead implementation projects from winning the deal through the close of the engagement. The Project Manager may manage multiple projects with many different moving parts, multiple vendors, and complex application scenarios simultaneously.

Senior Consultant, Sales Cloud

As a Senior Consultant working directly with clients, you’re an advisor building strong and trusted relationships. You’ll deliver end-to-end consulting services on the Salesforce platform using Salesforce cloud solutions and FinancialForce to support our customers’ business needs.

Solution Architect

As a Technical/Solution Architect, you’ll work with our internal teams, clients, and technical partners to scope, design and execute the technical aspects of our projects which will include participation in the pre-sales effort. As a client facing consultant, you will help our consultants design and construct a complete end-to-end solution for our clients.

Senior Consultant, ERP

As a Senior Consultant working directly with clients, you’re an advisor building strong and trusted relationships. You’ll deliver end-to-end consulting services on the Salesforce platform using FinancialForce FFA to support our customers’ business needs.

Senior Consultant, PSA

As a Senior Consultant working directly with clients, you’re an advisor building strong and trusted relationships. You’ll deliver end-to-end consulting services on the Salesforce platform using FinancialForce PSA to support our customers’ business needs.

Engagement Manager

As an Engagement Manager working directly with customers, you’re an advisor building strong and trusted relationships. You’ll deliver end-to-end consulting services using FinancialForce PSA to support our customers’ business needs. Typical projects involve requirement gathering workshops, documentation, data migration, system configuration, testing, integration, training and project management. You’ll have a chance to own it all.

Raul Acosta

Sales Director

As an agile, focused and collaborative team player Raul strives to consistently take a holistic approach and make an impact with each networking experience and partnership forged.

 

With 15+ years of experience in sales strategy, application sales, and relationship management, he excels at solving complex business challenges through data-driven insights, superior customer service, and relevant Salesforce expertise.

 

As a former trusted advisor at Certinia and Salesforce, Raul has successfully implemented strategies that drive revenue, align business units, engage target audiences, strengthen brand image, maximize productivity, develop people, transform processes, and improve overall customer experience, showcasing his commitment to clients, partners, and colleagues.

Michael Kelly

Engagement Director & Head of Project Management

Michael, with a background in project financial management and analysis, has spent over a decade in various project management roles. Leading clients, project teams, and fellow project managers, he ensures successful project deliveries and implementations. Michael’s PMP Certification enables him to stay current with the latest industry standards and project management practices.

 

Passionate about his field and role, Michael finds fulfillment in successful projects, tangible results, and meeting client needs.

 

Throughout his experience in engagement management Michael has successfully led over 25 clients, projects, and go-lives. He has overseen a project budget portfolio of $25 million per year, managing 21 separate project engagement efforts concurrently for his client base. In his career, Michael has hired, trained, and personally managed a team of over 50 project managers.

 

He has also contributed to the development and training of new agile project methodologies in multiple companies.

 

Currently, at VFP, Michael has played a crucial role in implementing the new agile methodology across all active projects for their client base in 2023.

Greg Plaisance

Managing Consultant

Throughout his career at VFP, Greg has progressed from the role of Consultant to Senior Consultant and currently serves as a Managing Consultant.

 

With 15 years of experience in the financial services industry, Greg possesses a diverse skill set that spans Retail Banking, Post Audit, and Consulting. He holds 3 Salesforce certifications and 2 Certinia certifications, showcasing his expertise in areas such as Accounting, Revenue Recognition, Billing, and leadership strategy. Greg’s extensive background equips him with a deep understanding of financial processes, enabling him to offer valuable insights and guidance to clients within the industry.

 

Passionate about process improvement, efficiency, and leadership he helps companies by managing the systems that support their core objectives, allowing them to focus on their key goals.

 

Greg aims to build VFP into a premier consulting firm that is highly sought-after by both clients and professionals as a desirable place to work.

Kristin Hubbard

Managing Consultant

Kristin, a seasoned Salesforce and Certinia professional since 2011 specializes in Financial Management, specifically focusing on areas such as Billing, Revenue, and Accounting.

 

With a degree in Accounting, Kristin began her career as a Billing Specialist, where she actively contributed to the implementation of Salesforce and Certinia, showcasing her problem-solving skills and passion for process improvement.

 

Recognizing her abilities, she transitioned to the role of Certinia Administrator, playing a crucial role in the system’s global rollout. Later, as a Business Systems Manager, she assumed responsibility for the entire Salesforce platform. Motivated by her love for the job and a desire to help multiple organizations, Kristin pursued consulting, specializing in Certinia ERP and leading consultant teams for approximately eight years.

 

Since 2018, she has played a vital role in planning and executing the Florida Dreamin event. Recognized as a Salesforce MVP in 2023, she holds 7 Salesforce and 1 Certinia certification, demonstrating her expertise and dedication to growth.

 

Kristin understands the value of embracing technology and streamlining processes to reduce costs and enhance profitability. With expertise in Salesforce and Certinia, she guides organizations to implement efficient systems, optimize operations, and achieve financial success.

Ty alibhai

Managing Consultant

Ty is a seasoned consulting leader who has focused his experience over the last 15 years on the Salesforce platform and solutions in its ecosystem. He brings 20+ years of business knowledge, consulting experience, and a knack for successful Salesforce and Certinia implementations in the quote-to-cash space. Ty has successfully implemented technology solutions such as Salesforce and Certinia to over 100+ customers over his career and has led/managed consultant teams of 5-10 people.

 

Graduating from UC Berkeley’s Haas Business School and with a strong background in Computer Science, he launched his career in technology consulting. He focused his career on the Salesforce platform after experiencing success at Salesforce in the early 2000s and growing that knowledge with consulting partners the latter half of his career. His knowledge spans multiple industries, solutions, and market segments from SMB to Enterprise level experience.

 

As part of his role at VFP, he effectively manages a team of consultants, empowering them to achieve their career objectives. He also leads project teams and ensures the seamless adoption of technology, thereby driving client success at VFP.

 

Driven by a strong desire to make a positive impact on customers’ lives by simplifying their experience with new systems he excels as a leader, mentoring consultants and guiding project teams to successful outcomes.

Nick Anderson

Managing Consultant

A global Salesforce and Certinia consulting and implementation leader, Nick is an expert in his field with more than 8 years of experience on the platform, specializing in Quote to Cash and Professional Services Automation best practices.

 

With a focus on mid-market and enterprise accounts, Nick brings a deep knowledge of best practices to all aspects of client projects including change management, business process documentation & improvement, system configuration, revenue recognition and managed services.

 

With an extensive background in International Business and PSA solutions, Nick is the driving force behind the VFP consultants, helping the team tap into their full potential in order to deliver excellent results.

 

Never one to back down from a challenge, Nick embraces his ever-changing environment and encourages customers to do the same as a way to drive further success down the road. He stresses the importance of clear communication and building strong working relationships in order to effectively articulate a vision for the future of a business.

 

Using his own years of consulting experience as a touchstone, Nick’s focus is on developing talent and ushering in customer success for the VFP team across the board.

Doug Johnston

Chief Operating Officer

Building scalable large-capacity teams in enterprise environments for more than 20 years, Doug is creating a culture at VFP focused on growth, sustainability and loyalty.

 

With a belief that customer focused delivery and execution, matched with vision and operational excellence, is what makes a company and an engagement successful, he brings a unique approach to delivery and management.

 

Doug joined VFP with a goal to grow the team and scale the operation – which is now doubling year over year, based on a passion for people matched with a deep sense of purpose.

Stephanie Taylor

Chief Executive Officer

A sought-after enterprise management consultant with a 13-year history working with global Fortune 500 companies, Stephanie has deep and well-recognized expertise in the quote-to-cash, ERP, and financials space.

 

Focused on partnerships and long-term line of business growth at VFP, her passion for great consulting and business process is driving incredible growth for the company as well as VFP customers.

 

Ask Stephanie what she does and you’ll hear “all the things” – meaning taking care of the team, the company, and her many Salesforce and Certinia friends, partners, and colleagues.