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Houston TX Full Time Posted: Saturday, 9 November 2019
 
 
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Requisition ID: 232774
Work Area: Consulting and Professional Services
Expected Travel: 0 - 100%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time

COMPANY DESCRIPTION

SAP started in 1972 as a team of five colleagues with a desire to do something new. Together, they changed enterprise software and reinvented how business was done. Today, as a market leader in enterprise application software, we remain true to our roots. That's why we engineer solutions to fuel innovation, foster equality and spread opportunity for our employees and customers across borders and cultures.
SAP values the entrepreneurial spirit, fostering creativity and building lasting relationships with our employees. We know that a diverse and inclusive workforce keeps us competitive and provides opportunities for all. We believe that together we can transform industries, grow economics, lift up societies and sustain our environment. Because it's the best-run businesses that make the world run better and improve people's lives.

LOCATION: Anywhere in US with weekly travel to clients' sites.

ROLE DESCRIPTION:

The S/4 HANA Finance Business Processes Consultant focused on the O&G/Utilities/Chemicals industries facilitates the implementation and support of the SAP S/4 HANA Financial Accounting and Managerial Accounting solutions to enhance the clients' business functionality and overall performance, while maintaining a high degree of customer satisfaction. In addition, the consultant will partner with the client to analyze and define business requirements, processes and objectives to scope project and deliverables for same. The consultant will implement, customize and test solutions on client system and develop client-specific enhancements to meet business requirements as needed; as well as assisting clients in achieving their Digital Transformation vision and Best-Run Business capability from their SAP and other IT investments. Our vision is to drive business value and ultimately successful outcomes by helping our customers understand how best to leverage, implement and sustain SAP solutions for the industries in which they operate.

This is a key leadership role, requiring deep knowledge and understanding of SAP technical & functional capabilities as well as business processes and industry best practices. The consultant provides comprehensive advice to our customers on long-term (Big Picture) and short-term (Quick-win) perspectives on their key strategic imperatives and recommends innovations which anticipate the future directions of both business and IT stakeholders. Excellent facilitation and communication skills are essential as is engaging with executive stakeholders, partners and SAP account teams.

  • Help our customers understand how SAP fits into their roadmap/digital transformation journey and what functionality should be leveraged to meet their business requirements.
  • Provide our customers key insight and direction related to industry trends, best practices, and world-class solutions.
  • Broad knowledge of the SAP IS-Oil Solution and/or the IS-Utilities Solution and deep industry expertise (ie Upstream O&G, Downstream O&G, Oil Field Services, Transmission/Distribution, etc.).
  • Deep product expertise/business experience in S/4HANA with specific focus on SAP Finance/Controlling/Accounting (exposure to S/4 HANA Finance and/or Central Finance preferred).
  • Ability to provide thought leadership and resolve complex issues in escalated projects.
  • Performance of feasibility studies, process design reviews and pre-sales support.

EXPECTATIONS AND TASKS:

  • Broad Industry/corporate process implementation knowledge across all related applications (SAP/non-SAP).
  • Facilitate collaborative architecture discussions with our customer, IT and business executives including the development of strategic roadmaps.
  • Facilitate communications between business and technology stakeholders to ensure desired business outcomes are met.
  • Assist in the development of the overall project plan (design workshops) as well as individual work plans; acting as liaison with client for troubleshooting (investigates, analyses, and solves software problems).
  • Act as a team lead/Business Processes Consultant and support respective manager(s) in people development tasks.
  • Identify and extract knowledge assets from S/4HANA projects and knowledge share with the internal Energy and Natural Resource (ENR) Consulting Practice.

WORK EXPERIENCE:

  • A minimum of 7 years SAP consulting experience in the Oil and Gas/Utilities/Chemicals Industry with at least 5 years in Finance and at least 2 end to end implementations.
  • Strong leadership skills - able to lead customer engagements at an executive level.
  • Has been in a team lead role on a major project and has provided mentoring/leadership to others.
  • Strong written, verbal communication and presentation skills; ability to present and discuss strategies and technical information in a manner that establishes rapport, persuades others, and establishes understanding for technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Overall knowledge of SAP S/4 HANA Finance solutions with strong knowledge of Financial Accounting and Managerial Accounting processes and best practices.
  • Expertise in the configuration and implementation of Financial Accounting (FI) and Managerial Accounting (CO) including the integration with other SAP solutions.
  • Experience with Central Finance, SAP S/4HANA, SAP Activate Methodology, and ABAP development/debugging a plus.

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATION/SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:

  • Bachelor's Degree - Master's degree preferred but not required.
  • Strong knowledge of the ENR Industry business processes and deep expertise in SAP Finance/Controlling/Accounting.
  • 100% Travel.
  • English: Fluent.

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A career at SAP can open many doors for you. If you're searching for a company that's dedicated to your ideas and individual growth, recognizes you for your unique contributions, fills you with a strong sense of purpose, and provides a fun, flexible and inclusive work environment - apply now.

SAP'S DIVERSITY COMMITMENT
To harness the power of innovation, SAP invests in the development of its diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to the company.

SAP is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with SAP and are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please send an e-mail with your request to Recruiting Operations Team. (Americas: (see below) or (see below), APJ: (see below), EMEA: C (see below) ). Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability:
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.
Additional Locations: Virtual - USA


Houston TX, United States of America
Finance
SAP
SAP
JS232774-EN_US
11/9/2019 6:48:46 AM

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