SAP FI/CO Consultant

at TALENT Software Services
Location Hopkins, MN
Date Posted May 14, 2019
Category Default
Job Type Contract to Hire


Are you an experienced SAP FI/CO Consultant with a desire to excel ? If so, then Talent Software Services may have the job for you!Our client is seeking an experienced SAP FI/CO Consultant to work on-site at their company in the Hopkins, MN.

Principal Accountabilities :

50% Solution Delivery
•In collaboration with Global IT, provides direction for the deployment of financial processes and controls in SAP deployment projects, sustain activities, process improvement initiatives and major ERP 
technical upgrades, when new processes, desired improvements or technology limitations avoid a natural alignment with the Finance Playbooks (including legal localizations).
•In collaboration with Global IT, evaluates the impact of removing existing deviations in the SAP instances identified in the Finance Playbooks.
•Assists the Global Process Managers (GPMs) in the process of approval of the proposed solutions/changes, within the Finance ERP Governance Council.
•Follows-up with the Global IT teams to ensure the proper implementation of the approved solutions/changes.
•Provides assistance to Finance Process Implementation Leads (PILs) and Business Process Owners (BPOs) when Finance users are significantly impacted by changes in the ERP solution.

40% Process Governance
•Partners with the Global Process Managers to understand target architecture and process objectives in their respective area.
•Partners with Global IT to ensure alignment with target architecture and accepted processes in all the ERP deployments, post-deployment changes, PI initiatives and major ERP technical upgrades. 
•Together with the GPMs, is responsible for the creation and maintenance of the Finance Playbooks for their area of expertise, which will reflect the Client's accepted Finance processes, their respective IT 
target solutions (even at configuration level) and existing exceptions/variations between SAP instances.
•Escalates risks of deviations from target architecture or process objectives to the Finance ERP Governance Council.
•Educates the PILs and BPOs on the Finance Playbooks, in order to help them to identify deviations from target architecture in their respective projects/enterprises.
•Partners with the Controls COE and Controls domain as necessary to ensure the compliance of the proposed solutions with Client standards

10% Other Responsibilities
•Follows the technology trends and utilizes this knowledge to propose innovative solutions and to find new improvement opportunities.
•Provides technical oversight and coaching to others when related to complex technical issues.
•Assists the PILs during critical phases i.e. ERP go-lives, PECs, etc.