Business Consultant II - SONIS

🇺🇸 Remote - US

🕑 Full-Time


💻 Consulting

🗓️ January 29th, 2023

For over four decades, the higher education experts at Jenzabar have been helping colleges and universities across the world thrive through multiple services. The Jenzabar culture is one that fosters an entrepreneurial environment, where employees are encouraged to be creative, work hard, and have a great time while doing so. We believe in open doors, asking tough questions, respecting each other, and surpassing our clients’ expectations every step of the way. It’s an enjoyable place to be, with casual dress and a relaxed atmosphere.

Mission Statement:
We believe everyone is a masterpiece with great work to do on Earth. Jenzabar’s mission is to create pathways to empower all to know who they are, what work they are destined to do, and how they can unlock their full potential – at home, at work, and in the world!

Position Summary
The Business Consultant will provide training and consulting services to Jenzabar clients on the implementation and use of Jenzabar’s software systems.  Responsibilities include learning Jenzabar software, gathering and reviewing client business practices, configuring software, training end users on the software and documenting training/consulting engagements.  The Consultant must be a proactive self-starting professional and able to travel. This position requires a solid understanding of Student Information Systems with a focus on AR, AP, Student Billing, General Ledger, Fixed Assets, Budget, Purchasing, and HR/Payroll. along with a general understanding of higher education regulations, requirements and policies associated with key student-based offices.

Essential Tasks
  • Consult with and train end users on optimal configuration and use of Jenzabar’s Student Information System
  • Basic to advanced knowledge of business processes as related to the Business Office including knowledge in the following areas:  AR, AP, Student Billing, General Ledger, Fixed Assets, Budget, Purchasing, and HR/Payroll
  • Perform assigned project tasks with minimal supervision 
  • Follow established methodology to meet project deliverables for all assigned tasks  
  • Work proactively and cooperatively in a team environment to accomplish project deliverables within defined schedule
  • Communicate information clearly, accurately, and timely to Jenzabar and client project team members
  • Gain a sound understanding and knowledge of the client's requirements
  • Understand the client’s business processes as they relate to the software
  • Exhibit excellent follow-up skills, including the development of detailed project documentation
  • Collaborate with Project Manager and other project team members in executing assigned projects
  • Stay abreast with industry trends and technologies
  • Solicit various viewpoints on potential implementation solutions
  • Share knowledge and insights
  • Other duties as assigned by management

Skills and Experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
  • 2-5 years’ experience in a finance or accounting office or equivalent consulting experience
  • Demonstrated understanding of finance and accounting standards, practices and reporting at an accredited institution of higher education
  • Experience with a Jenzabar SIS system
  • Ability to work independently
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to communicate well with others
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Comfort level with evolving and ever-changing technology
  • Ability to translate technical complex concepts to functional end users
  • Strong problem-solving and software troubleshooting skills required
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven effective listening skills
  • Ability to follow a project plan with attention to detail and follow through


Medical Insurance, Life Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Vacation, Paid Sick Days, Paid Holidays, 12 Weeks Paid Parental Leave, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, 401K, Educational Assistance 
Jenzabar does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, sex, gender, gender identity, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, genetics, genetic markers and carrier status, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, medical condition, marital status, sexual orientation, military service, veteran status, or any other status protected by state and federal laws.