Consulting and Professional Services

S/4HANA Cloud Senior Finance Consultant

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As an enabler of the Intelligent Enterprise in the Experience Economy, the SAP Intelligent Delivery Group organization helps our customers to run at their best. Our services, support, and tools guide, simplify, and accelerate our customers journey towards becoming intelligent enterprises with SAP’s digital platform, intelligent suite, and intelligent technologies. Together with our customers and partners, we drive differentiating innovation and create exceptional business outcomes.

As a central part of SAP IDG, the Intelligent Delivery Group is implementing end-to-end solutions with our customers by translating their aspirations into business solutions. We strengthen the relationship with our customers and strive for long-term engagements.


Within the S/4HANA Cloud team, we work as a global organisation to support our customers across their full lifecycle. Our purpose is to apply knowledge to empower our customers and ecosystem to achieve their business outcomes.




As a Finance Consultant within IDG S/4HANA Cloud you will guide our customers to success with their cloud transformation.  The role requires deep understanding of the S/4HANA Cloud business processes across functional borders, as well as a service-oriented attitude with the aim to achieve customer success.

The candidate will be at the core of the S/4HANA Cloud organisation, implementing strategic services and acting as functional Subject Matter Expert across all customer deployments. The Finance Consultant role is critical for our customers and SAP’s success and is accountable for the overall services and support engagement and successful delivery of IDG services.




Required skills

  • Cloud mindset with focus on ensuring continuous adoption, customer success and references for S/4HANA Cloud customers. Ability to articulate solution capabilities, value, and differences from other deployment options.
  • Expertise in the configuration and implementation of Financial Accounting (FI), Controlling (CO), Profitability Analysis (COPA), Material Ledger (ML), and Asset Accounting (AA) – emphasis on generalist knowledge / business experience and the ability to deep dive if required
  • Holistic overview of the SAP product and service portfolio (S/4HANA, SAP ECC, Business Suite, or R/3)
  • Strong knowledge of ERP Architecture and Integration
  • Ability to conduct complex and interactive customer workshops
  • Has performed at least one feasibility study
  • Responsible for high quality delivery in all assigned S/4HANA Cloud engagements. Able to collaborate with stakeholders across the partner ecosystem to deliver customer success.
  • Manage relationships with internal and external project stakeholders to provide visibility of progress, risks, and issues.
  • Close cooperation with all product and solution related teams to guide the customer as one SAP.
  • Adaptability and flexibility to manage deadline pressure, ambiguity, and change.


Preferred skills

  • SAP Finance & Accounting Solution Architect design experience a plus
  • Delivery experience in agile methodology (e.g., SAP Activate)
  • Experience in Change and Value Management
  • Cross industry experience
  • Nice to have:
    • Experience in Cloud solutions (Roadmaps, Security, Integration)
    • Extensibility with SAP HANA Cloud Platform (APIs, OData, RESTFUL)



  • 10+ years of professional experience with demonstrated knowledge of at least one industry/ solution segment.
  • 10+ years of ERP and SAP product delivery experience
  • 10+ years customer facing experience within a consulting capacity.
  • Deep product expertise/ business experience with specific focus on Financial Accounting. Strong knowledge of Finance and Controlling processes and best practices.
  • Delivery experience with SaaS cloud solutions and agile methodology (e.g., SAP Activate).
  • Knowledge of the SAP product and service portfolio including differences in deployment methodology.
  • SAP Finance Architect design experience a plus.



Tokyo, Japan


Employment Type:

Regular Full Time



30-90% Travel expected.



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 Requisition ID:328403 | Work Area: Consulting and Professional Services | Expected Travel: 0 - 10% | Career Status: Professional | Employment Type: Regular Full Time  | Additional Locations: 

Requisition ID:  328403
Posted Date:  May 15, 2022
Work Area:  Consulting and Professional Services
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Regular Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 10%

Tokyo, Tokyo, JP, 100-0004

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