Associate Architect, Anthology Finance/HCM/Payroll

ConsultingRemote, Canada


Associate Architect, CampusNexus® Finance, HR & Payroll  

Remote – Canada



The Opportunity: 

Anthology offers the largest EdTech ecosystem on a global scale, supporting over 150 million users in 80 countries. The company’s mission is to provide dynamic, data-informed experiences to the global education community so that learners and educators can achieve their goals.       


We believe in the power of a truly diverse and inclusive workforce. As we expand globally, we are committed to making diversity, inclusion, and belonging a foundational part of not only our hiring practices but who we are as a company.    


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The Associate Architect is responsible for supporting the overall solution design for Anthology’s Finance, HR & Payroll (CampusNexus Finance, HR & Payroll or CNF), which is based on Microsoft D365 Finance & Operations, at customer sites.  Associate Architects should be able to facilitate design decisions across development, configuration, integration, infrastructure, database, reporting, security, availability, storage, and change management. This role balances a project's business needs while meeting functional and non-functional requirements. In addition to their technical knowledge, associate architects need to have the ability to engage with business users and decision makers at all levels.     


Reports directly to a Senior Manager for administrative, coaching, and mentoring activities.  For client project work, the consultant will report to the project leadership (Project Manager, CNF Senior Director of Professional Services). 


Specific responsibilities will include: 

  • Participating in Solution Design Sessions and documentation based on industry best practices as well as identifying and implementing solutions to solve clients’ problems 
  • Guiding implementation team with configuration, functional design documentation, and user acceptance testing   
  • Accepting functional design documents from functional team and proposes potential solutions; may work with clients and/ or development team 
  • Working closely with Functional and Technical teams during implementation to ensure solutions and modifications are designed with integrity and documentation is adhered to 
  • Playing a vital role in translation between the functional and technical teams 
  • Following the use of the prescribed Anthology implementation methodology, understands the key activities and deliverables for the client engagement and internal projects 
  • Driving continuous process improvement in the implementation methodology and best practices 
  • This role requires approximately 50% travel 


The Candidate: 

Required skills/qualifications: 

  • Experience with Finance and Accounting processes including (but not limited to) GL, AR, AP, Budgeting, Cash Management, Payroll, Capital Assets 
  • At least 3 years working with project teams in software installation, configuration, customization, or implementation with D365/AX               
  • Ability to quickly learn new technologies in order to explain all Anthology products and services 
  • Software troubleshooting skills 
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and ability to converse effectively through teleconference meetings
  • Proven effective listening skills  
  • Demonstrated ability to work in team and matrixed environment 


Preferred skills/qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, MIS or related field
  • Successful completion of current Microsoft certification exams (MB-300/MB-310/MB-700) 
  • Consulting experience in Microsoft Dynamics 365 F&O application with focus on business process modeling and software implementation
  • Higher Education or Public Sector experience



This job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required. Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities at any time.      


Anthology is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression,protected military/veteran status, or any other legally protected factor.