SAP S4HANA Finance Architect Job in Mexico City, Mexico

Requisition ID: 152146

Work Area: Customer Service and Support

Expected Travel: 0 - 70%

Career Status: Professional

Employment Type: Regular Full Time

COMPANY DESCRIPTION

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.

PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVES

To address customer requirements in financial areas for cross industries. As SAP Consultant, will have to support current and upcoming SAP projects as well as key customers on their implementations of innovation products, mainly in S/4 HANA. Build competencies to deliver S4Hana Solutions to Customers.

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS / SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

  • Certifications in S/4HANA Finance or S/4HANA Architecture are a must

  • Knowledge of Finances processes of SAP Model Company for Enterprise Foundation and Multi country

  • Knowledge in Finance solutions to address the need for cost sensitive Finance operations versus supporting innovation in the age of digital transformation

  • Knowledge in the different S4HANA transition scenarios and limitations while deploying on cloud and on premise

  • Stays abreast with newest S4HANA Finance developments driving the Digital Transformation as well as the new Finance regulation trends and changes; uses this knowledge in order to drive the SAP innovation story with customer engagements

  • Design Thinking / Digital Strategy / Digital Transformation / S4HANA Strategy

  • Finance Business Process Knowledge (New GL, New Asset, Controlling, etc.) & S4HANA data model alignment / S4HANA Transformation Roadmap

  • As Is and To-Be Finance Processes Architecture / Cloud Architecture / EA Strategy & Modeling / Finance Processes Architecture and S4HANA Roadmap

  • SAP Activate / SAP Solution Manager 7.2

  • S4HANA Finance Strategy Creation / Finance Migration and Conversion Planning / Roadmap Finance Consulting / S4HANA Finance Technical Architecture / S4HANA Finance Technical Conception

  • S4HANA Finance Solution Architecture / Transition to S/4 HANA and Cloud / S4HANA Simplification list

  • SAP Value Assurance / SAP Build Design Support / SAP Build Design Execution

  • SAP Model Company / World Template Multi Country /SAP Finance Fiori Apps

  • SAP S4HANA Central Finance / S4HANA Cash Management / S4HANA Accounting and Financial Close mandatory, desirably S4HANA Credit Management / S4HANA Treasure and Risk Management

  • Experience on FI: FI-AR, AP, GL and New GL, AA; Month/year end closing activities and Configuration of SAP FI integration with some SD, PP or MM modules.

  • Experience on CO: PC, ML, PA, OM, CCA; Reporting and Period end Closing Process

  • Knowledge and Experience on S/4 HANA Finance is must

  • Knowledge in SAP HANA, SAP BW and/or SAP BPC is a plus

  • IFRS15, IFRS16 is a plus

  • Well-developed customer focus

  • Good Presentation, Negotiation and Communication skills

  • Ready to travel for assignments (short term and long term)

KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY AND TASKS

  • Acts as a Senior Trusted Advisor to the customer’s Finance department, covering the entire company of a big/complex, multinational Finance Processes end-to-end.

  • Defines Finances Strategies, Governance and Finance Process Architecture based on state-of-the art of S4HANA Finance technology

  • Define the best S4HANA Finance strategy for customers, either new installation, conversion depending on the requirements and complexity of customer environment. Support consulting and license presales opportunities. Architect solution/implementation approach (Requirements, Scope, Estimation)

  • Defines the strategic, conceptual and technical boundaries for the design of the SAP S4HANA Finance processes, supporting the accounting principles and localizations required by the customer. Is able to address the organization as well as the procedures of customers’ Finance departments with a focus on high efficiency, stability and performance.

  • Understands the as-is situation and goals of a customer holistically, is able to translate it into an adequate Finance roadmap design (processes, applications, systems, S4HANA new functionality, new implementation, migration and conversion) as well as the appropriate operating concept based on SAP’s offerings, with a clear focus on Customer Success and S4HANA Finance Innovations.

  • Develops and executes Innovation Roadmaps for customers, designs business processes with the customer and feeds them into the IT implementation. Helps customers to implement a state-of-the-art S4HANA Finance-Innovation Roadmap.

  • Operationalizes the customers’ Finance Strategies, identifies relevant components, approaches, input required, etc. in order to derive the best possible technical / operations Finance solution for the customer, S4HANA Finance solutions such as Central Finance, Cash Management, Credit Management, Accounting and Financial Close, Treasury and Risk Management in public and private cloud as well as OnPremise scenarios. Is challenging existing approaches/concepts, in order to generate a state-of-the-art and future-ready outcome.

  • Takes a step back if required and re-defines the concept to come to the best solution (agility in solution design)

  • Clarifies existing expectations with customer’s Finance technical / operations experts and stakeholders; creates an approach which integrates diverse points of views and which drives success from a Finance operation perspective. Collaborates with customer and SAP teams for the best possible implementation and best digital transformation.

  • Be actively involved in the definition, preparation, conception, realization and Go Live of S4Hana implementation projects

  • Drives knowledge management and innovation activities based on this experience with customers: S4HANA Finance data model, Finance Process, Knowledge of different accounting principles and localizations, Finance Integration with other Processes and Components. Documents successful approaches, tools etc. and makes them available to colleagues at SAP.

  • Collaborates and co-innovates with the Finance development teams and Fiori development team

WORK EXPERIENCE

Minimum of 5 years Job experience in SAP, with a minimum of 4 years of SAP FICO experience. Full life cycle SAP implementations and at least one S/4HANA full project participation (new implementation, system conversion or landscape transformation assignment)

Education

  • University degree

  • Minimum Job Experience: 10-12 Years in Finance areas

  • Thereof in a relevant position at SAP: 5-8 Years

  • Simple Finance or S4HANA certifications

  • Fluency in English and spanish

SAP'S DIVERSITY COMMITMENT

To harness the power of innovation, SAP invests in the development of its diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to the company.

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