SAP Finance Lead - S4

Location: London, England Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + bonus/benefits
Sector: Consultancy Type: Permanent
Reference #: PR/051141_1525254902

SAP Finance Lead. (S4)

Consulting - London based.

Superb opportunity to join one of the major international consultancy players based from London. Successful applicant will have pre-existing S4 HANA experience but have unrivalled access to future projects and initiatives. Will also be subject to superb starting salary and conditions as well as excellent training opportunities.


  • Defines Finances Strategies, Governance and Finance Process Architecture based on best practices defined in SAP S4HANA
    Works closely with customer's Finance stakeholders to define end-to-end solution either for new installation or system conversion Programmes
  • Defines the strategic, conceptual and technical boundaries for the design of the SAP S4HANA Finance processes, supporting the accounting principles and localizations required by the customer.
  • Understands the as-is situation and goals of a customer holistically, is able to translate it into an adequate Finance roadmap design (processes, applications, systems, S4HANA new functionality, new implementation, migration and conversion).
  • Be actively involved in the definition, preparation, conception, realization and Go Live of S4Hana implementation projects
  • Drives knowledge management and innovation workshops based on experience with customers: S4HANA Finance data model,
  • Finance Process, Knowledge of different accounting principles and localizations, Finance Integration with other Processes and Components.
  • Documents successful approaches, tools etc. and makes them available to colleagues at SAP.
  • Lead Functional Stream.
  • Implement end to end solution
  • Improve consulting skills; improve application and implementation expertise in the product and industry.
  • Support pursuit management activities, participate in proposals preparation.


    The candidate should have :
  • At least 8 - 10 years of IT experience with min 5+ years of experience in similar role for SAP Implementation programmes in FICO, FSCM, BPC, Asset Management and Project Systems
  • Good knowledge of integration across SAP Logistics, Commercial Project Management and Portfolio Project Management modules
  • Experience to manage at least 5+ Functional consultants across various work streams in Offshore / Onsite model.
  • Should have delivered at least 3 SAP Programs in similar role preferably for SAP S/4 HANA or SAP Suite on HANA (SoH)


    The candidate should possess
  • Bachelor or Masters degree equivalent, preferably Finance or Business Administration
  • Extensive knowledge in the following areas: Financial accounting and closing operations, Cost Management, Profitability Analysis, New General Ledger, Migration to Simple Finance
  • Proficiency of solutions delivery in S/4 HANA, SAP or SoH for ERP requirements
  • Experience in cross module integrations
  • Strong knowledge in SAP Activate Methodology
  • Clear understanding of SAP's S4HANA roadmap
  • Experiences in large international SAP implementations / roll-outs
  • Profound understanding of Digital Transformation and its impact on SAP strategies
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Very good problem solving abilities
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, strong communication and presentation skills
  • Experiences working in an onsite / offshore environments