MCGLADREY & PULLEN LLP RSM US LLP Technology Solutions Associate in CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa

The Technology Solutions Associate's primary role is generating quotes for hardware and software product sales opportunities for RSM's Technology clients ($100M or less). The opportunities will come from internal consultants, sales staff and directly from the client. Product knowledge and overall understanding of IT is required. This role will ensure quoted products will meet client requirements and work properly in the client's environment. They will ensure timely completion of duties and quality of quotes. Work with team to ensure knowledge transfer and cross-training. Work with vendors to develop relationships and learn about all potential pricing options and special promotions to ensure the best pricing.Quoting duties may include but are not limited to:Develop a thorough knowledge of computer software and hardware and a variety of internet applications, networks and operating systemsDesign updated and efficient computer systems and networks to optimize the role of technology on business sustainabilityTranslate requirements created by functional consultant into the architecture for that solution and describing it through architecture and design artifactsCreate client facing product quotes for opportunities identifiedResearch product pricingResearch technical compatibility issuesResearch product availability and substitution alternativesReview feedback from clients and consultants in order to access possible improvements to existing products and also the need for new productsProvide input, creative solutions and ideas to the management team and IT consultants on product offeringsProvide Purchasing with information on new orders and any changes to existing ordersRelationship Management duties may include but are not limited to:Work with vendors to develop relationships and learn pricing programsDevelop strong product knowledge as well as obtain product certifications when requiredBasic Qualification:Bachelor degree or equivalent experience in Technology preferred1-5 years of technology experienceAdvanced understanding of computers and computer systemsAbility to work within a team atmosphereProficient in Microsoft OfficeExcellent verbal and written communication skillsExperience working within Microsoft DynamicsPreferred Qualifications:Experience working within Microsoft Dynamics AXYou want your next step to be the right one. You've worked hard to get where you are today. And now you're ready to use your unique skills, talents and personality to achieve great things. RSM is a place where you are valued as an individual, mentored as a future leader, and recognized for your accomplishments and potential. Working directly with clients, key decision makers and business owners across various industries and geographies, you'll move quickly along the learning curve and our clients will benefit from your fresh perspective.Experience RSM US. Experience the power of being understood.Job ID req4714Line of Business: Internal Client ServiceSubFunction: Finance/AccountingJob Type: Full TimeReq #: req4714Location: 201 First Street, S.E., Suite 800, Cedar Rapids, IA USRegion: NationalJob Category: FinanceEmployment Type: ExperiencedDegree Required: BachelorTravel: YesRSM is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.