The Group SAP Finance Specialist role has been created due to the need to better manage the financial areas of the Group SAP instances without relying solely on external resources through developing business ownership.
We are planning to embark on some significant strategic projects, including the delivery of a single group solution. A Group resource is required to ensure that we keep the markets supported through this change and aligned with the SAP strategy.
Whilst the SAP capability across the group has strengthened over recent years a gap exists in the FICO area.
This resource is also expected to provide significant support to group initiatives connected to audit and financial reporting.
Key Responsibilities, Accountabilities & Deliverables
The successful candidates will be responsible for assisting the markets in the design and structure of SAP ERP project solutions to meet Group and local Market requirements.
Gather and analyse Users' business and functional specifications for translation into a detailed design document (i.e. blueprint, workflow mapping, SDD)
Configuration of Advanced GL Determination and Financial Processes.
System configuration of defined Business Processes
Coordinate financial data management (i.e. Static and Transactional data).
Design test scripts and undertake system testing and support User Acceptance Testing (UAT) paying attention to versioning and transition from build and test to production phases.
Troubleshoot implementation issues and proactively identify and assess risk and escalate to the manager as required.
Provide alternatives where technical constraints impede project Business Processes as well as to provide solutions when Operational issues arise.
Project delivery and work stream managementExperience and Education/Qualifications
SAP Certified in FICO modules
Excellent communication, report writing are presentation skills are essential
Educated to Degree level
At least 4 years’ experience of SAP FICO in a business environment with large scale project experience
Business background ideally with accountancy qualification.
Very well organised - thrives in an environment with multiple concurrent projects/support issues.
Mobile – Able to work in the UK and Europe
Flexible – there will be significant European travel
Able to lead cross functional, cross border teams
Laptop & Phone
To be considered for this post please send your CV and a covering email outlining why you believe you are suitable for this position by 15th February 2016.Apply to this job