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GP Consultant

SQL Reporting, Sharepoint, Business Portal, Core and Dirtribution series, Project Accounting, Canadian Payroll, Report Writer, Crystal Reports, most Dynamics GP modules

Desired Positions

Implementation Consultant, Business Analyst, Senior Consultant / Team Leader, Support Consultant, Reporting / Business Intelligence Consultant, Technical Consultant, Technical Support, Database Administrator

Work Preferences

Desired Salary
USD 70 - 90 per hour  
Desired Job Type
Any Type  
Can Travel for Work
Highest Education Level
Current Location
Alberta - Edmonton, Canada  
Will Consider Relocation to;
British Columbia
Australia, Bermuda, Brazil, British Indian Ocean Territory, British Virgin Islands, Cape Verde, Cayman Islands, Christmas Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Cyprus, Denmark, Egypt, Fiji, Finland, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Greenland, Heard Island and McDonald Islands, Holy See (Vatican City), Hong Kong (SAR), Ireland, Italy, Jamaica, Netherlands, Netherlands Antilles, New Zealand, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Saudi Arabia, Solomon Islands, South Africa, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, The Bahamas, Trinidad and Tobago, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, United States Minor Outlying Islands, Venezuela, Virgin Islands
Residency / Visa
Authorized to work in this location

Skills and Experience

Category Yrs. Exp. Last Used
Dynamics GP Great Plains Development / Technical Customisation Tools 10 2010  
    Development Suite 10 2010  
    Dexterity 5 2010  
    eConnect (EAI) 3 2008  
    Integration Manager 5 2009  
    MSSQL Server 10 2010  
    Visual Basic 3 2010  
  Field Service Contract Administration 2 2008  
    Returns Management 1 2008  
    Service Call Management 1 2008  
  Financials Bank Reconciliation 6 2010  
    Collections Management 2 2010  
    Fixed Asset Management 8 2010  
    General Ledger 10 2010  
    Intercompany 4 2009  
    Multi-Currency 7 2010  
    Multi-Dimensional Analysis 2 2007  
    National Accounts 3 2009  
    Payables Management 10 2010  
    Receivables Management 10 2010  
  Human Resources and Payroll Direct Deposit for Payroll 10 2009  
    eEmployee 1 2008  
    eTimeSheets for Payroll 1 2008  
    Human Resources 7 2010  
    Payroll for Canada 10 2010  
    Payroll for USA 3 2009  
  Inventory and Order Processing Bill Of Materials 7 2010  
    Extended Pricing 8 2010  
    Inventory Control 10 2010  
    Invoicing 3 2008  
    Purchase Order Processing 10 2010  
    Returns Management 9 2009  
    Sales Order Processing 10 2010  
  Manufacturing Manufacturing Bill of Materials 2 2008  
  Net Series eExpense 2 2008  
  Project Accounting Personal Data Keeper 2 2008  
    Project Accounting 6 2010  
    PS Time and Expense 2 2008  
  Reporting and Business Intelligence Crystal Reports 8 2009  
    FRx Professional 7 2010  
Small Business Accounting Banking Banking 1 2009  
  Financials Financials 1 2009  
  Fixed Assets Fixed Assets 1 2009  
  Foundation Services Foundation Services 1 2009  
  Purchasing Purchasing 1 2009  
  US Payroll US Payroll 2 2009  

Employment History

Job Title
Financial Software Consultant
Computing - Consulting / Professional Services
05/1999 to Current

Independent Financial Software Consultant                                                               03/04 to Present

·         Owner of Geoson Solutions

·         Certified Microsoft Business Management Solutions Specialist

·         Implementation, Customization & Training of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software.

·         Microsoft SharePoint implementation & development.

·         Setup and Maintenance of MS SQL Servers.

·         Analyze business processes and implement or Project Manage best business practices.

·         Last seven Clients;

o   Heavy Truck Manufacturer                                                                                                                       Edmonton, Alberta.                  

·         Contract August 2008 – February 2010

·         Complete analysis of current Business Practices, recommend applicable business practice changes, and implement approved changes.

·         ERP Project Management, consulting support and customized development.

Ø  Modules; GL, AP, AR, Inventory POP, Payroll, Analytical Accounting.

·         Implement & Configure SQL Reporting Services (SRS).

·         Developed and implemented over twenty SRS reports.

o   International Software Vendor                                                                                                                              Hamilton, Bermuda.                  

·         Contract May 2009 – October 2009

·         Implement Microsoft Office SharePoint Server (MOSS) for internal company use including;

Ø  Install and Implement main site

Ø  Setup and design of seven departments (through sub sites)

Ø  Integrate ERP software with SharePoint through the use of Office Data Connections (ODC)

Ø  Create basic key performance indicators (KPIs) from the ODCs

Ø  Instruct and train users on SharePoint object use with Microsoft Office. 

·         Implement SQL Reporting Services Tech support process using SharePoint Workflow processes.

·         Project Manager and Lead developer for HR auditing tool for employee tracking (Government requirement)

·         Microsoft Dynamics GP (ERP) consulting support.

·         Implement & Configure SQL Reporting Services (SRS).


o   Federal Crown Corporation                                                                                                                       Ottawa, Ontario

·         Contract December 2007 to August 2008

·         Commitment to pay IT Project Management and development lead using MS-SQL and VBA.

·         ERP software administration and technical support.

·         Modules; GL, AP, AR, Inventory POP, SOP, Payroll, HR, Project Accounting.

·         Scoped RDIMS (Content Management Software) integration with ERP software.

Ø  Compared RDIMS system with SharePoint DMS to help determine which system would provide published ERP documents.

Ø  RDIMS system was chosen because software reflected client’s Information Software Strategy. 

·         Completed analyses of current business processes with financial liaison and recommended process changes from an IT perspective. 

o   Oil/Gas Monitoring Company                                                                                                                  Edmonton, Alberta.                  

·         Contract August 2007 to September 2007

·         Completed analysis and implemented process change recommendations for client’s ERP Field Service processes.

·         Part of implementation team (QA) of MS SharePoint / MS Project Server.

Ø  Created and Administered Sub site for MS Project Server integration.

·         ERP report customization & technical support.

o   International Transport Company                                                                                                             Saskatoon, Sask.

·         Contract July 2007

·         ERP Project accounting implementation and technical support.

o   International Software Company                                                                                                              Edmonton, Alberta                  

·         Eighteen month contract

·         On call Microsoft Dynamics GP consultant.

·         ERP Fixed Assets process analysis and implementation.

·         Completed ERP analysis to facilitate upgrading of ERP software and ‘unplugging’ customized legacy applications.

Senior Database Administrator (Promotion)                                                               03/04 to 09/06

Programming & Network Specialist                                                                           12/02 to 03/04

Isotechnika Inc.                                                                                                                                                                                              Edmonton, Alberta.

·                     Managed IT department for corporate head office.

·                     Support, Administration, and customization of Microsoft Dynamics GP system.

·                     Support and Administration of MS SQL Server (2000 and 2005) database servers.

·                     MS SharePoint implementation, development & administration.

Ø  Designed, Implemented, and Administered MS SharePoint site.

Ø  Part of Selection committee to choose Document Management System and Championed project.

Ø  Used InfoPath in conjunction with document libraries to create a document database and document workflow.

Ø  Created web services using VB Studio that interacted with InfoPath and SharePoint software.

Ø  As one of the first clients to successfully implement and customize SharePoint 2003, Microsoft completed a white paper on our successful project.

Ø  Part of Redmond Alpha release of SharePoint 2007.

·                     Network Administrator and Backup Administrator for servers.

·                     Administration of Oracle (9I & 10 g) database servers.

·                     Building Management resource for Corporate Head Office.

·                     Assistant to Director of Information Technology.

Financial Customization Consultant                                                                           01/02 to 12/02

Joe Software.                                                                                                                                                                                                   Edmonton, Alberta.

·                     Design & Implement Microsoft Dynamics GP customizations for clients.

·         Provide Computer hardware & software Technical Support for JoeSoftware and SWCS Consulting clients.

·                     Instruct clients and resellers in use of MS Dynamics GP accounting system.

Direct Sales & Installation Rep                                                                                                                                               08/01 to 01/02

Shaw Communications                                                                                                                                                                                   Edmonton, Alberta.

·         Direct internet an cable sales to customers

·         Installation of Shaw High speed internet and networks in consumer homes

·         Installation of Digital Cable in consumer homes. Career summary (Continued)

Computer Installation Tech (Contract)                                                                                                                       07/01 to 08/01

E.D.S. Systemhouse                                                                                                                                                                            Edmonton, Alberta.

·         Upgrade user end office software packages.

·         Upgrade server operating systems.

Account Executive & Payroll Trainer (promotion)                                                                 12/00 to 04/01

Support Analyst & Payroll Trainer      (promotion)                                                                 06/00 to 12/00

Support Analyst                                                                                                                                                                                               05/99 to 06/00

Intellisol International (Opus Software).                                                                                                                     Edmonton, Alberta.

·         Maintained & coordinated a Canadian wide reseller channel.

·         Trained employees, clients, and resellers on Intellisol’s Canadian payroll (became Microsoft Dynamics Canadian Payroll) software.

·         Installation & Configuration of Great Plains Dynamics software – with Intellisol software package on clients’ networks.

·         Customization of Great Plains Dynamics software for client.

·         Payroll helpdesk support for Canada (User, Developer, and Reseller Support), Australia (Developer and Reseller Support), and the United Kingdom (Developer and Reseller Support)


Completed Institution Degree / Qualification
1999 CDI Programming & Network Specialist  

Work Related Training & Certification

Completed Institution Training / Certification
2008 Microsoft GP 10.0 Financials  
2002 Microsoft GP Report Writer  
2005 CDI XML Programming  
2003 Microsoft MS-SQL Certificate (Courses 2071, 2072, 2073)  
2006 CTC Train Canada Oracle 9i - Technical  
2009 Microsoft GP 10.0 Installationation & Configuration