SD Lead - Project Support - Wokingham
Lucy Stendall is recruiting for an SD Lead - Project Support to join a highly established research-based pharmaceutical company at their site based in Wokingham on a contract basis for 12 months initially. The main purpose of the role will be to - Support EMA Finance community with systems related projects, queries, training, and change requests - Act as main point of contact with IT to lead in decision making related to Sales & Distribution and associated flow of information to FI/CO - Exhibit deeper knowledge of OTC master data, VAT implications, plants abroad, pricing, and billing - Deliver robust user-testing of systems solutions and comply with validated environment requirements - Represent EMA Finance in cross-functional reviews of business process and systems solutions - Collaborate with EMA Financial Systems & Strategy team to mutually make decisions so SD integration with Finance is flawless - Work with Global Financial Systems & Strategy team to understand and adhere to system standards and execution protocols - Identify opportunities to maximise existing systems functionality and streamline related business processes - Ensure Financial and SOX Compliance by understanding responsibilities and accountability for internal controls - Support SAP Order To Cash systems and business processes in EMA SAP Fusion markets - Be main point of contact for Finance community across EMA region for all queries & reporting requests relating to SAP Fusion, SAP BI, and related interfaces - Work with Finance end users on issue resolution, diagnosing problems, identifying and documenting root causes, escalate to IT when appropriate - Develop UAT plans and perform testing in HP ALM for SAP Fusion implementation, SAP/BI enhancements, break fixes, and SAP role changes - Ensure finance documentation (job aids, desk top procedures, general information, batch jobs, etc) is kept up to date and centrally stored - Support standardisation of process improvement and sharing best practice across the organisation. In order to be considered for this role, you will be required to have the following qualifications, skills and experience: - Comprehensive understanding of billing (trade and inter-company) - Understanding of pricing conditions, customer master set-up, VAT in relation to billing, plants abroad, and calendars - Knowledge of SAP finance batch jobs and how it operates is essential - Proven experience in SAP SD/FI/CO implementations and production support, either as Business Power User, or Functional Analyst - Thorough knowledge and understanding of Finance core business processes - In-depth knowledge and understanding of integration points with OTC processes (Intercompany billing, Customer Billing, Customer Master, Pricing, Order Flow) - Proven knowledge of G/L, A/R, A/P, Cost Centre Accounting, Profit Centre Accounting, Profitability Analysis and Internal Orders, Procure to Pay processes, SAP Query - Proven experience of handling VAT related changes - Experience in interface support - Highly computer literate, Proficient use of Microsoft packages, with emphasis on Excel and Visio Please note that your CV should show exact dates of employment (month and year) and any gaps of a month or more should be explained. CK Group is an Equal Opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all who meet our selection criteria. If you do not hear back from us within 5 working days of your application for this role, it means that on this occasion you have not been shortlisted for the next stage of the recruitment campaign. Entitlement to work in the EEA is essential. Please quote reference CL41250 in all correspondence.