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Senior Consultant S/4 Finance - Central Finance - F/M Job

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Date: May 27, 2019

City: Paris, 75, FR

Company: SAP

Requisition ID:203502
Work Area: Consulting and Professional Services
Expected Travel: 0 - 50%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time


As market leader in enterprise application software, SAP helps companies of all sizes and industries innovate through simplification. From the back office to the boardroom, warehouse to storefront, on premise to cloud, desktop to mobile device – SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition. SAP applications and services enable customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably.

Our Digital Business Services Organization is looking for a Business Processes Senior Consultant who will be focused on S/4 Finance and Central Finance. Global Consulting Delivery is the global services delivery organization in Digital Business Services, a division also including the Delivery Management and the solution support teams.

Our objective is the following: Be the trusted partner of all customers globally on their journey to innovation, simplification, HANA and Cloud. Ensure the delivery of the highest excellence with services for on-Premise, in the Cloud and hybrid. Drive innovation and customer adoption in line with SAP’s Strategy.



  • Delivery Phase: strong Application specific solution consulting in the Finance area (creation of business blueprint, Implementation based on a blue print, creation of test cases, test scheduling and execution, key user training, go live support, and post go live support)
  • Support of pre-sales activities for licenses and services in innovation related areas for Finance (S4/HANA Finance, Central Finance, IFRS, Revenue Recognition…) as well as an ability to support on RFP (cost estimation, Value proposition, …).
  • Build profitable relationships with new and existing customers to allow the business for the team to grow
  • Support in critical or strategic projects
  • Performance of feasibility studies / solution reviews
  • Take the role of lead architect in implementations or in pre-sales activities taking responsibility of the solution design throughout the engagement
  • Take/share responsibility as a sub project team leader
  • Assist in the development of the overall project plan (scoping process) as well as individual work plans; acting as liaison with client for troubleshooting (investigates, analyses, and solves software problems)
  • Analyze and map clients’ business requirements, processes and objectives; develop necessary product modifications to satisfy clients’ needs.
  • Support the internal Finance Consulting Practice with pre-sales support, spot consulting and internal projects and commit to/help shape the success of customers, partners, colleagues, and SAP


Functional Experience

  • Minimum 8 years consulting experience in SAP Finance applications
  • Initial exposure to S4/HANA or SAP Central Finance would be ideal
  • Expert in at least one topic of SAP Finance area (preferably FI/Accounting) and good knowledge in at least one more (Controlling, Treasury etc…)
  • Has experience with multiple full cycle implementations in different industries
  • Good understanding of industry specific business processes (if applicable)
  • Understands how to carry out feasibility studies, scoping and initial planning, Quality Assurance projects and other activities that go beyond core implantation
  • Understands the Business Process Library approach and is contributing to it, working from a model company and identifying / driving fit-gap based implementations or fit to standard when it comes to Cloud projects


Managerial Experience

  • Takes responsibility from time to time as a sub project team leader
  • Acts as a coach for colleagues
  • Proactive in generating additional business and expanding the SAP Services footprint


Other Skills & Experience / Perequisites

  • Excellent communication skills with application related (finance) focus with the ability to impart ideas in both functional/technical in a user-friendly language
  • Proactive in learning and highly motivated to take ownership of personal career
  • Ability to handle multiple projects
  • Good Team player and ability to lead a team on projects
  • Shares experiences, ideas and solutions freely
  • Willingness to travel sometimes or take international project responsibility
  • Fluent in French & English, any additional languages are welcome


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