Role details

SAP Finance Consultant

Birmingham   •   £50,000 - £55,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • SAP Finance Consultant responsilbe for support and development of SAP modules
  • Strong SAP service background with experience of structured service delivery

About Our Client

My client is in the Public sector so experience of working within Local or Central government would be advantageous.

Job Description

The SAP Finance Consultant will be working with a team of Consultants responsible for the support and development across the SAP Finance landscape. The role will sit within the IT team however you will report directly into the SAP Financial Lead.

This role is an operational delivery role which involves working with SAP functional and technical teams based in the UK and India.

As a Consultant working within this function, you will ensure that this work stream delivers a quality service to both internal and external customers. This includes maintenance of relationships between internal and external customers and key senior SAP stakeholders with the client as appropriate.

The main responsibilities include:

  • Taking appropriate action to resolve operational incidents
  • Maintaining service tickets with appropriate information
  • Liaising with offshore team to support incident resolution
  • Ensuring BAU support targets and SLA's are met consistently
  • Providing support, advice and guidance to the client support team on SAP related issues
  • Working with CLIENT on defining and documenting business requirements
  • Liaising with the offshore team on solution design in accordance with business requirements producing detailed documented specifications
  • System integration testing
  • Providing support during UAT phases
  • Supporting cutover activities releases into the Production environment
  • Supporting CLIENT with future enhancements and value propositions

The successful candidate will have a strong SAP Service background, with experience of a structured Service Delivery processes working within Enterprise ECC6 as a minimum for the following modules

  • FI/CO
  • New GL
  • Budget / Forecasting
  • Assets
  • Funds Management
  • Plant Maintenance (PM)
  • Reports

The Successful Applicant

Essential experience/skills:

  • Customer facing SAP- certified Finance Consultant
  • Service delivery and business change management
  • Experience of working in an outsourced or offshored operating model
  • Highly experienced in SAP UK Finance with several years of experience gained through full project lifecycle delivery and support pack implementations
  • Experience of business change management
  • Experienced in the creation of Business Requirements and Functional Specification documents including estimation of effort
  • Experienced in the use of incident and change management systems
  • Managing and prioritising workload in accordance with SLA's/OLA's.
  • A working knowledge of the following SAP modules - ECC, SAP Accounts Receivable - (AR) and Accounts Payable - (AP)
  • ITIL awareness
  • Ability to identify and communicate practical solutions and service improvements
  • Ability to set standards and ensure compliance in line with industry best practice

Desired experience/skills:

  • Experience working in a local authority finance or environment and as part of an offshore working model
  • Knowledge of Enhancement Packs (EHP4-7) in the SAP FI/CO area
  • SAP Accounts Receivable - (AR) and Accounts Payable - (AP)
  • Experience of LSMW and SAP Query would be beneficial
  • ITIL V3 Certified (Foundation or higher )
  • ISO2000 awareness

Personal attributes/other requirements:

  • Good verbal and written communication skills and an ability to explain complex solutions to customers in a clear and concise manner
  • Demonstrates application of attention to detail
  • Team player
  • Desire to further develop knowledge

What's on Offer

Salary up to £55,000 plus benefits

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