SAP S/4 HANA Finance Consultant (Expression of Interest)

Johannesburg

Description
Line of Service

Advisory

Industry/Sector

Not Applicable

Specialism

SAP

Management Level

Senior Manager

Job Description & Summary

A career within SAP Consulting services, will provide you with the opportunity to help our clients maximise the value of their SAP investment with offerings that address sales, finance, supply chain, engineering, and human capital. We provide comprehensive consulting, system integration and implementation services across multiple SAP applications, products and technologies. Simply put, we focus on delivering business led, technology enabled change for our clients including industry specific enterprise resource planning and the latest in mobile, analytics and cloud solutions.

 

To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.

 

As a Senior Manager, you’ll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:

 

Encourage everyone to have a voice and invite opinion from all, including quieter members of the team.
Deal effectively with ambiguous and unstructured problems and situations.
Initiate open and candid coaching conversations at all levels.
Move easily between big picture thinking and managing relevant detail.
Anticipate stakeholder needs, and develop and discuss potential solutions, even before the stakeholder realises they are required.
Contribute technical knowledge in area of specialism.
Contribute to an environment where people and technology thrive together to accomplish more than they could apart.
Navigate the complexities of cross-border and/or diverse teams and engagements.
Initiate and lead open conversations with teams, clients and stakeholders to build trust.
Uphold the firm’s code of ethics and business conduct.
 

 

 

 

JOB OVERVIEW

 

SAP professionals design, implement and deploy SAP solutions to achieve defined business goals. Maintain skills in SAP applications process design and configuration; SAP application design, development, integration, testing and deployment; and SAP application technical architecture.

 

PURPOSE OF THE ROLE

The purpose of this role is to help support PwC SAP finance transformation opportunities, in a pipeline progression Pre Sales, Sales and SAP Delivery capacity.

 

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES

Successful client delivery as a SME and SAP Finance Functional Lead

Solution development at PwC

Grow and develop the SAP Finance delivery capability

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

SAP professionals design, implement and deploy SAP solutions to achieve defined business goals. Maintain skills in SAP applications process design and configuration; SAP application design, development, integration, testing and deployment; and SAP application technical architecture.
SAP-Financials Accounting and Operations professionals design, implement, deploy and support SAP financial solutions for finance, accounting, cost controls, executive controls, treasury, investment management, funds management and real estate management. This responsibility includes interacting with clients at all levels to understand the business requirements to conclude the blue print, configuration, testing, migration, support and continuous enhancements of the General Ledger, Controlling, Project Systems and Funds Management.
A professional at this position level within PwC has the following responsibilities: Identifies, assesses and solves complex business problems for area of responsibility, where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors.
Closely follows the strategic direction set by senior management when establishing near term goals.
Interacts with senior management at a client and/or within PwC on matters where they may need to gain acceptance on an alternate approach.
Have some latitude in decision-making acts independently to determine methods and procedures on new assignments. Decisions have a major day to day impact on area of responsibility.
Manages or contribute as a team member to large – medium sized teams and/or work efforts (if in an individual contributor role) at a client or within PwC. Teams may be distributed on shore and off shore.
Manage interactions and delivery with third parties contributing to the overall solution,
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Financial / Accounting Degree or Diploma should form the foundation of a FI / CO consultant in the SAP environment. Basic knowledge and financial background is a key requirement.
Experience in SAP/SAP-Financial Accounting for experienced hires.
SAP FI or CO certification is preferred, but not required should the candidate have sufficient experience in the FI / CO domain.
Deep understanding and skills in Accounting or financial principles
Ability to meet travel requirements, when applicable
EXPERIENCE

10 to 15 years as a SAP Finance Functional Lead
KEY KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS

Proven ability to build, manage and foster a team-oriented environment
Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment  Desire to work in an information systems environment
Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
Excellent leadership and management skills for experienced hires at a management level in the organization
Education(if blank, degree and/or field of study not specified)

Degrees/Field of Study required:

 

Degrees/Field of Study preferred:

Certifications(if blank, certifications not specified)

 

Desired Languages(If blank, desired languages not specified)

 

Travel Requirements

 

Available for Work Visa Sponsorship?

 

Government Clearance Required?

 

Job Posting End Date

February 5, 2021