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Erkki Mikkola

Senior Managing Consultant

”Erkki has broad experience in ERP projects, services and architecture and is very good at creating efficient and scalable solutions”

Special skills

•Knowledge of ERP capabilities, integrations and integration platforms

•In depth financial process knowledge

•Both internal and external accounting experience

•Experience also in logistics and production

•Familiar with other commonly used enterprise tools like Dynamics CRM, Project Operations, Power Platform,  SAP, Hyperion, Basware, LIMS, Opuscapita, MES Systems and payroll

•Microsoft Licensing

•Knows the Finnish D365 market very well and is well connected to the key players

Strengths

  • Very quickly understands customer needs “Hits the ground running”

  • Can talk the same language from the CxO level to the team member

  • Ability to see the big picture and focus on the areas that make a difference

  • Deep understanding on Microsoft Evergreen ERP concept and how to best utilize it

  • Solution oriented and able to find a way to get the most out of the solution

  • Can envision a solution landscape that fits current needs and supports future development

  • ISV solution knowledge including Annata IDMS, Exflow and invoice workflowVery good problem solver. 

Relevant experience

  • Erkki has worked in multiple roles on the customer and supplier side

  • Experience in both discrete and process manufacturing including complex Biochemical production

  • Very familiar with Finance processes and has worked as a senior solution consultant focusing on the finance are and in the finance departments of companies

  • Solution architect in many different industries including manufacturing, retail and energy sector projects

  • Process development

  • Developed new approaches to ERP implementations to mitigate risks and to shorten time needed for implementations

Education

  • M.Sc (Econ.) Lappeenranta University of technology (1998 – 2005)• Department of Business administration • Major subject: corporate law • Secondary subjects: information technology, financing

  • Curtin University of technology Australia (2003) • Department of Business administration