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Data Analyst

Employer: Olsen Consulting

Location: Remote, Canada

Olsen Consulting specializes in the implementation and optimization of enterprise resource management systems for our clients across Canada and the United States. We strive to bring our clients forward into the future by helping them automate their business processes. Our mission is to help our clients capitalize on their systems and data through expertise, creativity, and excellence. Our business is optimizing our clients' businesses.  To do this, we are actively cultivating a highly integrated team that strategically leverages their talents and capabilities to solve problems and streamline processes.  

 

We are looking for a Data Analyst to help grow our quickly expanding team. If you are a data analyst with strong people and problem-solving skills, solid data analysis experience, and an unwavering desire to learn then we want you! 

As our Data Analyst, you will: 

 

  • Create meaningful products whose scope ranges from automating day-to-day tasks to driving the strategic direction of a business. 

  • Apply advanced analytical methods and theory on big data sets to efficiently solve challenging problems  

  • Develop ETL pipelines to conduct end-to-end analysis according to client specification and needs 

  • Leverage multiple data sources and programming languages to create reporting and performance monitoring tools and dashboards  

  • Develop and maintain reports, dashboards, reporting tools and other structures 

  • Derive meaningful, communicable insights from the data and tell a story with it 

  • Clearly demonstrate your technical expertise to audiences of all levels and across multiple disciplinary areas through presentations and client demos.  

  • Perform internal research and development with the goal of being a leader in the development, update, and management of the data and information field 

  • Trouble-shoot/resolve data errors, omissions, conflicts, or inconsistencies 

  • Collaborate with industry partners to collectively tackle inefficiencies, identify high-value gaps, and develop elegant solutions in construction technology.  

  • Play an integral role in the development and success of Olsen - we are quickly growing and expanding into other opportunities. 

  • Have the opportunity to revolutionize the construction technology industry with future projects in blockchain, ML and AI 

Job Duties/Requirements: 

 

  • Experience with data management and databases 

  • Comfortable with technology and ERP systems 

  • Highly analytical and able to derive meaning from statistical data 

  • A team player, with a desire to thrive in an innovative, fast-paced work environment. 

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills. 

  • Great problem-solving and decision-making skills. 

  • High level of integrity, ability to handle the confidentiality of highly sensitive information. 

  • Handle multiple projects and deadlines with competing priorities across multiple clients. 

  • A commitment to learning and professional development. 

Education/Experience: 

 

  • Bachelor's degree or diploma in Computer Science, Mathematics, Economics, Business, Information Technology or equivalent work experience in a related field 

  • Experience with Excel, Power BI, SQL, VBA, or other relevant programs/languages. 

Benefits of working at Olsen Consulting: 

 

  • Team environment committed to excellence 

  • Work from anywhere and set up your own hours 

  • Work on compatible projects to ensure your success 

  • Excellent career growth opportunities 

  • Benefits plan 

  • Paid sick/personal days 

  • Competitive salaries 

  • Open and honest communication 

  • Positive work environment 

  • Overtime banking 

  • Additional holidays 

How to apply:

Please send resume and cover letter to Olsen Consulting HR Coordinator, Lisa Callaghan

To: lisa@olsenconsulting.ca

Subject line: "Application: Data Analyst_First Name_Last Name"

Successful candidates will be contacted for an interview.

*Lisa can be contacted via email lisa@olsenconsulting.ca or phone 1-587-323-9862  

 

Accountant & ERP Implementation Consultant

Employer: Olsen Consulting

Location: Remote, Canada

Olsen Consulting specializes in the implementation and optimization of enterprise resource management systems for our clients across Canada and the United States. We strive to bring our clients forward into the future by helping them automate their business processes. Our mission is to help our clients capitalize on their systems and data through expertise, creativity, and excellence. Our business is optimizing our clients' businesses.  To do this, we want to cultivate a team of people who know how to leverage their talents and capabilities to solve problems and streamline processes. 

  

We are Looking for an Accountant & ERP Implementation Consultant to join our team. If you are good at assisting in maintaining financial records and analyzing data, with a solid accounting background then we want you on our team. 

 

Note: This position will be divided between 50% internal and 50% external responsibilities.  

Internal Accounting Responsibilities: 

  • Manage all internal financial policies and our full-cycle accounting system. Streamline processes where necessary, ensuring there are adequate checks and balances at every stage. 

  • Analyzing and interpreting statistical and accounting information to allow for reliable decision-making at the business level. 

  • Assist with the identification of process improvement areas across Accounting. 

  • Responsible for the maintenance of new and existing policies, procedures, and controls, to ultimately create time savings, efficiencies and synergies across all business units.  

  • Prepares accurate and timely monthly and year-end financial statements.   

  • Assist with audit file preparation, financial statements and work with auditors. 

  • Special projects:  

  • Working with external consultants to implement an ESOP. 

  • Preparing and applying for SR&ED claims. 

  • Work collaboratively with the Olsen Consulting team to complete an internal Dynamics 365 implementation by Jan 1, 2022. 

 

External Accounting & ERP Implementation Consultant duties: 

  • Financial analysis and Accounting engagements with clients. 

  • Prepare reconciliations for clients. 

  • Future travel opportunities to client sites in Canada and the US to complete ERP Implementations. 

  • Manage clients' needs and expectations to provide effective solutions and deliver exceptional client satisfaction. 

  • Ensure that the facilitation and implementation of the change management process is seamless. 

  • Assist clients with financial data migration and best practices in accordance with relevant standards. 

  • Recognize gaps and assist clients during User Acceptance Testing. 

  • Support clients in the training and adoption of these new systems. 

  • Collaborate directly with decision-makers to gather and analyze business requirements. 

  • Demonstrate the ability to align business processes and communicate with all levels of an organization with professionalism and best practice expertise. 

  • Write functional specifications for enhancements, integrations, and reports. 

  • Demonstrate the ability to align business processes and communicate with all levels of an organization with professionalism and best practice expertise. 

   

Job Requirements:  

  • CPA designation and 3-5+ years of accounting/finance experience 

  • Strong business acumen and decision-making experience, is coachable  

  • Experience managing full-cycle accounting systems and policies  

  • Comfortable with technology   

  • Highly analytical and able to derive meaning from statistical data  

  • Experience with data management and databases  

  • Experience working with Excel  

  • A naturally curious leader with a track record for implementing process improvements, a natural problem solver  

  • A team player, with a desire to work in an innovative, fast-paced work environment  

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills  

  • Excellent relationship-building skills, ability to provide exceptional consulting services to our team and clients  

  • Excellent time management skills  

  • High level of integrity, ability to handle the confidentiality of highly sensitive information  

  • A strong desire to continually grow through learning and professional development  

   

Education/Experience:  

  

  • Bachelor's degree or diploma in Accounting, Information Technology, Business Administration, or equivalent work experience in a related field (IT, Accounting, mathematics)  

  • CPA Designation is Required  

  • Background in Accounting and IT 

How to apply:

Please send resume and cover letter to Olsen Consulting HR Coordinator, Lisa Callaghan

To: lisa@olsenconsulting.ca

Subject line: "Application: CPA_First Name_Last Name"

Successful candidates will be contacted for an interview.

*Lisa can be contacted via email lisa@olsenconsulting.ca or phone 1-587-323-9862  

 

Microsoft Azure, Security and Networking Specialist

Employer: Olsen Consulting

Location: Remote, Canada

Position: MS Azure, Security and Networking Specialist

Term: 3-month contract, with the opportunity to move to  permanent, full-time for the right candidate

We are Olsen Consulting, an entrepreneurial team specialized in the implementation and optimization of enterprise resource management systems for our clients across Canada and the United States. Olsen Consulting strives to bring our clients forward into the future by helping them automate their business processes. Our mission is to help our clients capitalize on their systems and data through expertise, creativity, and excellence while leveraging and magnifying our talent. Our business is optimizing our clients' businesses.  To do this, we want to cultivate a team of people who know how to leverage their talents and capabilities to solve problems and streamline processes. We are looking for a MS Azure, Security and Networking Specialist who is self-motivated, driven, an innovative problem solver and will have a direct impact on the success of our business. The chosen candidate will focus on Olsen Consulting’s internal Azure network and security configurations. This is a 3-month contract, remote position with the opportunity to move to a permanent, full-time position for the right candidate. At the end of the 3 months, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to move to client work.

Benefits of working at Olsen Consulting:

  • Work on a team committed to excellence.

  • Fast-paced, positive and innovative work environment.

  • We’re a remote company, which means you can work from anywhere and set your own hours.

  • Excellent career progression opportunities.

  • We’re committed to professional growth.

  • Open and honest communication.

  • Benefits plan.

  • Paid sick/personal days.

  • Competitive salaries.

  • Banking overtime.

As our MS Azure, Security and Networking Specialist, you will:

  • Finalize Olsen Consulting’s internal Azure network and security setup.

  • Keep up to date with technology trends.

  • Responsible for preparing technical design documentation and providing knowledge transfer to other team members.

  • Responsible for networking, compute, storage, databases, security and automation.

  • Implement best practices.

  • Define cloud strategy.

  • Define the technological and security parameters related to Microsoft Office 365 and Azure;

  • Responsible for supporting the technical architecture of the MS Azure Platform including services such as:

    • Platform as a Service

    • Database as a Service

    • Application Service Management

    • Azure Firewall

    • Platform Performance and Security

  • SQL Management Capabilities including Maintenance Plans, Database Migrations, Database Service Setup, Backup and Recovery.

  • Monitor and review IT system logs, server security and special services on servers; identify errors and make modifications to monitoring performance metrics to enable proactive maintenance.

  • Perform cost analysis and cost management.

With future opportunities to:

  • Help migrate clients to the cloud,

  • Build robust solution designs that align with business requirements and goals.

  • Connect technology with measurable business value.

  • Perform technical research and development to enable innovation within the client’s IT infrastructure.

  • Lead the deployment of Azure solutions for clients

  • Maintain a close working relationship with clients, as a "Trusted Advisor". Set clear expectations, challenge assumptions, solicit feedback, and take ownership of project deliverables.

Education:

  • Bachelor's degree or diploma in Computer Science, Information Technology, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering or Related Discipline or equivalent work experience in a related field.

Required qualifications:

  • 5+ years of Information Technology field experience

  • 3+ hands-on experience in implementing and/or maintaining highly complex cloud environments

  • Experience implementing Azure

  • Strong experience in designing architectures integrating SaaS, IaaS, PaaS and DaaS concepts

  • Solid working knowledge of Microsoft Technology stack, Microsoft cloud technologies and network topologies.

  • General technical understanding of cloud platforms and supporting technologies.

  • Knowledge of cloud foundational components such as identity and access management (IAM) software-defined networking, security, governance, and compliance.

  • Understanding of cloud automation and orchestration tools and techniques including git, Azure DevOps, ARM or equivalent.

  • A team player, with a desire to work in an innovative, fast-paced work environment.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Great problem-solving and decision-making skills.

  • High level of integrity.

  • Ability to handle and maintain the confidentiality of highly sensitive information.

  • Ability to handle multiple projects and competing priorities across a variety of clients.

  • A strong desire to continually grow your expertise through learning and professional development.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Azure Security Engineer Associate Certification

  • CISSP Certification

  • SSCP Certification

  • Strong experience in Azure DevOps, API, Python, Powershell

  • Database experience with SQL

  • Extensive experience working in Agile environments

  • Experience migrating on-premise environments to the cloud

How to apply:

Please send resume and cover letter to Olsen Consulting HR Coordinator, Lisa Callaghan

To: lisa@olsenconsulting.ca

Subject line: "Application: MS Azure_First Name_Last Name"

Successful candidates will be contacted for an interview.

*Lisa can be contacted via email lisa@olsenconsulting.ca or phone 1-587-323-9862 

 

We are always in the market for good talent.

We look forward to receiving your CV and cover letter.