Finance Systems Manager (SAP)

Metamorphic Search
West London, London
22 Jul 2017
21 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

The SAP Finance Systems Manager manages the day to day system operations supporting the finance department and delivers a range of system improvement initiatives.

Role description

• Finance system solution design for SAP finance systems initiatives and working closely with IT & External Consultants to deliver changes
• Lead on providing end user training and system support for SAP FI/CO
• Support the finance team with the delivery of all financial reporting deadlines by assisting with report writing, system interrogation queries and other business requirements
• Manage the daily support, maintenance and continuous improvement of SAP environment
• Supporting SAP Portal, BW/BPC, suggesting performance enhancements and data checking
• Manage and satisfy Sarbanes-Oxley Act ("SOX") and other audit controls

Personal Skills

• Ability to build relationships across multiple European user sites
• Demonstrable ability to communicate technical issues effectively to non-technical peers
• Understand and interpret business needs and translate those into a technical solution

Business Skills

• SOX IT compliance exposure
• Prior Business Process Owner (BPO) experience
• Strong knowledge of BW information cubes and information objects
• Background in financial reporting and consolidation

Systems Skills

• Advanced Excel
• SAP FI/CO and BW
• Integration points between SD & MM

Experience Required

• 6+ year’s deep SAP FI/CO experience
• 2+ years as a SAP Business Analyst
• Strong SAP Portal experience
• 2+ complete life-cycle implementations
• Experience with BW is a must
• Experience gained working in the finance function
• Knowledge of SAP ERP and the integration points between Finance, Controlling and other modules of SAP
• Knowledge of SAP ERP FI/CO configuration
• SAP support and training experience
• SAP BPC development experience an advantage