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Sourcing & Supply Chain Senior Associate (Anaplan)

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Grant Thornton LLP
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Chicago, IL 60684
Job Description

Grant Thornton is seeking a Sourcing & Supply Chain Consulting (Anaplan) Senior Associate to join the team.

POSITION SUMMARY: As today’s organizations grow, processes and operating models that were once successful can become cumbersome and inefficient. The rapid pace of change in technology, customer expectations, staffing and other business factors can lead to stagnating profit growth and insufficient ROI. The key is to get the most from limited resources. Our deep industry experience and knowledge of organizational and operational functions and priorities can help clients develop and implement strategies that achieve the transformation they need. As an Anaplan-focused Senior Associate within the Supply Chain Practice, you will help organizations proactively shape and implement their overall supply chain strategy and supporting initiatives. Specific to client interaction, you will play a key role in the delivery of supply chain engagements and work with chief supply chain officers, chief operating officers, chief financial officers, and other senior client leaders to demonstrate your supply chain subject matter expertise as we seek to help them implement supply chain solutions in support of their broader supply chain strategy and goal of creating value. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES FOR ANAPLAN MODEL BUILDERS:

+ Lead initial project scoping, use case prioritization, and connected planning roadmap development

+ Support requirements gathering, functional design, prototyping, and testing of customer solutions

+ Translate technical model design into elegant Anaplan multi-dimensional models based on leading practices

+ Support data integration and migration

+ Develop process and model documentation

+ Lead User testing, training, and deployment

+ Independently resolve technical issues through analysis, debugging, research, and investigation

+ Maintain a good working relationship with clients and work effectively with client management and staff at all levels to manage expectations, ensure satisfaction, and become a trusted business advisor.

+ Build on client relationships by building, maintaining, and utilizing networks of client relationships and industry involvement and communicating our value proposition.

+ Proactively identify issues on your engagement and communicate recommended solutions to your engagement manager.

+ Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications – External

+ Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Finance, Industrial Engineering, Supply Chain, Information Systems or related field required.

+ 2+ years of relevant experience implementing one or more Supply Chain Planning or EPM technologies

+ 1+ year experience building models with Anaplan

+ Certified Anaplan Model Builder or higher

+ Proficient in multi-dimensional modeling and data analytics

+ Working knowledge of enterprise planning functions across finance, supply chain, and commercial across one or more industries

+ Ability to work independently, manage small engagements or parts of large engagements

+ Strong oral and written communication skills, including presentation skills (MS Visio, MS PowerPoint)

+ Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills with the ability to exercise mature judgment

+ Travel percentage: up to 80% in any given week, approximately 40-50% on average

About Us

At Grant Thornton, we believe in making business more personal and building trust into every result – for our clients and you. Here, we go beyond your expectations of a career in professional services by offering a career path with more: more opportunity, more flexibility, and more support. It’s what makes us different, and we think being different makes us better.

About the Team

The team you’re about to join is ready to help you thrive. Here’s how: • Whether it’s your work location, weekly schedule or unlimited flex time off, we empower you with the options to work in the way that best serves your clients and your life. • Here, you are supported to prioritize your overall well-being through work-life integration options that work best for your and those in your household. • We understand that your needs, responsibilities and experiences are different – and we think that’s a good thing. That’s why we support you with personalized and comprehensive benefits that recognize and empower all the identities, roles and aspirations that make you, well, you. See how at • When it comes to inclusion, we are committed to doing more than checking boxes. Explore all the ways we’re taking action for diversity, equity & inclusion at Here’s what you can expect next: If you apply and are selected to interview, a Grant Thornton team member will reach out to you to schedule a time to connect. We encourage you to also check out other roles that may be a good fit for you or get to know us a little bit better at Additional Details: Grant Thornton requires personnel to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to visit/enter firm offices, to visit/enter client or prospective client sites or facilities, or to attend in-person firm or client-sponsored events, subject to any medical, religious or other accommodations under the law. Personnel who are not fully vaccinated and who do not have an approved accommodation will be required to work remotely and will not be permitted to work on-site or to attend in-person events and functions until further notice. Grant Thornton collects, uses and maintains vaccination-related data in accordance with its Privacy Policy, Personnel Privacy Notice, and applicable laws and regulations. It is the policy of Grant Thornton to promote equal employment opportunities. All personnel decisions (including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, working conditions, promotion, transfer, compensation, benefits, evaluations, and termination) are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital or civil union status, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, citizenship status, veteran status, disability, handicap, genetic predisposition or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. Consistent with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and applicable state and local laws, it is the policy of Grant Thornton LLP to provide reasonable accommodation when requested by a qualified applicant or employee with a disability, unless such accommodation would cause an undue hardship. The policy regarding requests for reasonable accommodation applies to all aspects of employment, including the application process. To make an accommodation request, please contact For Los Angeles Applicants only: We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with Criminal Histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

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