Sap Specialist


Main Goal The SAP FI/CO consultant is an important part of the SAP Finance Team in which quality support is provided to the Finance teams. He/she is supporting the SAP Finance team with the execution of service requests from the business, (pro)actively liaising with the customer to find the best solution for their needs. Furthermore, the SAP FI/CO consultant will be responsible for the execution of specific tracks in the projects that are set up and coordinated by the SAP Finance Manager. Within that track the consultant is owner of the timelines, coordination and customer interaction, under supervision of the direct Manager. In addition, the SAP FI/CO consultant acts as an advisor and sparring partner to the finance departments to maintain and optimize the SAP Finance module in our business. Responsibilities SAP FI/CO Expert (75%): Expert for SAP FI/CO (50% FI, 50% CO) o Prioritize and handle business support requests (2nd/3rd Level Support, Change Management) to solve business issues in a timely manner and supporting the continuity of the finance departments; o Be involved in solution design and SAP customizing by asking the right questions to understand the customer’s problem, design the most suitable solution and coordinate implementation of the changes needed; o Acting as a SAP Finance IT consultant and/or IT sparring partner for the business, sharing your knowledge and experience to help them create the best SAP Finance processes in SAP; o Support the continuous development / improvement of the SAP FI solution by looking for opportunities to challenge the status quo and think outside of the box, translated to concrete alterations for the system and/or the processes; o Monitor cross module / application alignment by investigating the effect of changes on other systems, understanding end to end processes (SD and MM as well as other applications); o Support the SAP Finance Team manager in day-to-day business requests. Project Member (25%): Team Member (Subject Matter Expert for SAP FI) in Business/IT Projects o Define and implement project deliverables in time and scope; o Provide Feedback and consultation to the customer and/or the Finance Manager in regards to SAP FI topics; o Provide workshops/training if needed for implementation; o Coordinate the execution of project activities with IT and business colleagues. Knowledge, Experience & Skills The candidate has experience as SAP FI/CO Consultant (minimum 5 years): Customizing SAP FI/CO o FI-GL, FI-AR, FI-AP, FI-AA, FI-BL o CO-PA, EC-PCA, CO-OM o PS Basic Finance Process Knowledge (IFRS, Accounting principles etc.) Experience in small/medium IT projects High degree of Customer and Service Orientation Very good communication skills Ideally already experience S/4 HANA transition projects English fluent must, German preferred Occasionally travels (1 per Months) to German Branch Office Personal competencies Collaboration Customer focus Strong communication skills Analytical thinking Drive to change Performance drive Learning agility Organizational awareness Quality oriented Process management Attitude The ideal candidate is an expert in his/her field of SAP FI/CO and knows how to transfer and use that knowledge for the benefit of the customer. He/she likes to interact with the customer and is motivated by solving the customer’s problems and providing in their needs without losing an independent professional outlook. The SAP FI/CO consultant enjoys working in an international environment where they work with different customers within the EMEA region, requiring cultural and organizational sensitivity. He/she feels comfortable challenging the status quo and thinking outside of the box to spot new opportunities and solutions. At the same time, the candidate needs to have patience and a drive to move forward to manage the time it takes to get all stakeholders aligned. He/she is a good communicator and has team spirit and has an ambition to learn and grow in the team.
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Job Type
Retail & Consumer Goods
Data & Advanced Analytics

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Talk to Rosita Akkerman, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Amsterdam
Hays Amsterdam, H.J.E. Wenckebachweg 210

Telephone: 0646891657

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