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Senior Sap Finance Control Consultant

Company: Tech Providers, Inc
Location: Alpharetta
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

Innovative Medical Device Manufacturer is looking for a SAP FICO Lead to partner with the Director of Global Applications in the identification and delivery of targeted capabilities that enable our company to bring innovative health care solutions to market.This individual will take a proactive role in the development and execution of projects and plans which result in high-value capabilities aligned to business priorities. The incumbent is accountable for coordinating and managing large initiatives, as well as the delivery and support of the Finance related IT Portfolio and serves as a primary interface to several finance functional areas (Finance, Accounting, Tax, Business Analysis) globally.The individual will play a role in understanding business operations and strategies, gathering business requirements, performing use case analysis, providing functional support for IT applications and services, configuring S4 Hana finance capabilities, supporting functional and user acceptance testing, and providing project management and coordination with the goal of delivering expected business outcomes.A key requirement of this position is the ability to provide expert-level functional and technical expertise for the finance portfolio and to ensure that projects deliver the desired business objectives and align with the overall enterprise strategy. The Lead must proactively identify issues with project plans, resourcing, and funding, while driving solutions to address them. Additional responsibilities include creating resource workplans, effort-level and budgetary estimates, business cases, and status reports, and executing all projects within approved timelines and budgets. Additionally, this person will coordinate and participate in the daily support activities with technology partners to ensure timely resolution of all incidents. Continuous Improvement is expected to leverage existing investments and deliver insights to business stakeholders thru collaboration and reviewing current and future business priorities and needs.Hybrid- Primarily Remote with occasional in-office visits.Principal Accountabilities

  • Serve as a primary liaison between IT and multiple Finance business areas
  • Develop collaborative partnerships with Finance stakeholders, identify opportunities to shape and realize the potential of IT and data analytics to achieve business outcomes
  • Provide functional knowledge of current and future business processes and functional/technical config expertise in the IT services/applications that support them.
  • Support the improvement of business processes through adoption of IT best practices and harmonization
  • Understand current and future business processes and establish strategies and requirements to align IT application and service capabilities with these processes
  • Provide daily incident support, knowledge transfer, and training on business facing applications along with our technology partners
  • Work with business stakeholders to document and analyze business requirements, identify and recommend solutions, and create relevant business cases informed by the overall IT strategy.
  • Provide project management, coordination, and oversight for key projects; including the creation of project work plans, resource plans, contingency plans, risk assessments, and test plans.
  • Plan and execute approved projects within budget/timeline and track benefit realization.
  • Maximize the value of ERP and other investments by driving adoption of best practices, recommending standardized solutions to address specific requirements, and shaping the future solutions blueprints
  • Collaborate with the larger IT organization and vendors for solution delivery.
  • Advise leadership on appropriate action, including contingency planning and countermeasures
  • Develop test cases for new and redesigned processes Qualifications and Experience
    --- Bachelor's degree in related field (Finance, Accounting, Business, Computer Science, Information Systems); an MBA is a plus
    --- 10+ years Information Technology Experience
    --- 7+ years of experience working in a Finance IT role with SAP Finance
    --- Functional and SAP technical knowledge and experience across a range of financial business processes with an emphasis in Core financial processes (AP/AR/GL), Product Costing, Tax Solutions, Asset Accounting, Project Systems, Financial Performance Management (EPM/FPM), Legal/Statutory Reporting, and related payments and banking systems
    --- Large-scale/Global implementation experience with SAP S4 Finance. BPC experience is desirable.
    --- Strong understanding of financial solutions and industry direction including Financial Reporting & Analytics
    --- Global Pharmaceutical, Medical Device, Health Care Technology experience strongly desired
    --- Ability to develop and articulate business vision, roadmaps and value proposition
    • Ability to interact at the highest levels of the organization and engage stakeholders appropriately
    • Able to establish collaborative relationships with business and IT leaders, as well as technology subject matter experts
    • Demonstrated capability to lead business requirements gathering and solution analysis, business case development, and cost/benefit analysis.
    • Ability to organize and lead technical projects, cross functional teams, and external vendors.
    • Experience working in a global organization across the full range of SDLC business processes: requirements, design, configuration, development, testing, and deployment
    • Experience providing functional and technical training and support
    • Excellent troubleshooting /problem resolution skills
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate to both leadership and business users
    • Proven ability working directly with clients to identify and resolve technical incidentsPreferred:
      • Global Pharmaceutical, Medical Device, Health Care Technology experience strongly desired

Keywords: Tech Providers, Inc, Alpharetta , Senior Sap Finance Control Consultant, IT / Software / Systems , Alpharetta, Georgia

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