Senior SAP Finance Expert - West Midlands

Location: West Midlands, England Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Sector: Manufacturing Type: Permanent
Reference #: PR/048104_1528282662

A global manufacturing business are seeking an experienced SAP Finance Consultant with exposure to R2R/RTR to help shape the global template and execute the greenfield deployment of S/4 HANA.

Functional Consultant:


Key contributor to deliver in Europe - plus integration to modules globally:

  • Key contributor to the successful implementation of S/4 HANA R2R modules for the EU deployment of a global single instance ERP
  • Provide functional expertise, hands-on delivery, customization, guidance, presentation, and mentoring/coaching on the products in scope
  • Multifaceted product expertise/experience in S/4HANA with specific focus on SAP Finance/Controlling/Accounting/Costing/Profitability Analysis; exposure to SAP S/4HANA Finance
  • General knowledge of upcoming changes in SAP FICO with the SAP S/4HANA roadmap, coupled with an eagerness to learn and grow expertise in the latest SAP technologies
  • Produce functional and technical specifications based on business requirements and the toolkit available in the global template.
  • Configuration and integration to other modules.
  • Provide knowledge transfer and support testing teams, perform defect resolution throughout all test phases, technical and business cutover (planning and execution) and post go-live.
  • Provide continuous feedback on project status and offer constructive options to ensure project continues to meet original expectations
  • Provide matrix level leadership to junior team members and become actively involved in team development and onboarding.

Desired Experience:

  • Desired - Experience in at least one full implementation/migration project in SAP S/4HANA, ideally within a manufacturing environment
  • Minimum 5-10 years' experience in Global/European SAP Enterprise Resource Planning Finance implementations. Full Life Cycle SAP Financial Accounting and Controlling (FICO) implementation experience.
  • Strong Leadership and mentoring skills in the deployment of Financial Accounting / Controlling (FI/CO) to global manufacturing companies.
  • Strong hands on experience in and knowledge of design, configuration and testing of core Financial Accounting (FI) and Managerial Accounting (CO)
  • Strong experience in and knowledge of key integration points with SAP FICO and other SAP modules, including COPA, ML, New GL, SD, MM, PP, PS
  • Strong experience and knowledge of Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Product Costing/Actual Costing/Material Ledger, Cost Center Accounting, Internal Orders, Profit Center also important
  • Highest standards of accuracy and precision; highly organized
  • Experience deploying a global Chart of Accounts for multi-national companies with regard for operating, local statutory requirements and group consolidation.

Skills & Behaviours:

  • Action-oriented and committed to always delivering on promises
  • Calm and considered when working in a fast-paced, pressurised environment.
  • Strong business acumen and understanding of complex global businesses and the challenges this brings
  • Team player
  • Open and honest
  • Flexible and adaptable