SAP Record to Report Architect

at Valmont Industries, Inc.
Published February 16, 2024
Location Lincoln, NE
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


Remote Office Remote Office Nebraska 99999

Why Valmont

We're Here to Move the World Forward.

Valmont impacts millions of people around the world every day, yet they might not realize the many ways. Our technology is helping feed the growing population, supplying the world with more reliable energy and access to renewables, enhancing connectivity in remote and urban locations to create a sustainable future and so much more. Simply put, Valmont is advancing agricultural productivity and reimagining vital infrastructure to make life better.

Join a Fortune 1000 company that respects hard work, honors diversity and invests in our employees as we focus on creating the world of tomorrow, today. We are the modern workforce . Are you ready to move the world forward? Apply now.

The Senior Architect RTR (Record to Report) and CoE Lead will function as a key leader of the functional center of excellence as new technologies emerge and existing systems evolve to better serve Valmont's internal and external stakeholders. The key responsibility will be to help Valmont improve operational efficiency, maintain balance sheet integrity, cut time to close and safeguard compliance and regulatory requirements. Candidate will be responsible for defining and designing best in class processes for our Digital business platform on SAP S/4HANA, perform feasibility analysis and manage a team of record to report analysts.

Essential Functions:

  • This position reports into the Integration Director and will have direct reports

  • This role requires up to 25 to 50% travel (internationally/domestically), including overnight stays

  • Partner with business to analyze and solve complex financial problems

  • Drive new solutions, leveraging and, where needed, adapting existing methods and procedures

  • Understand and align with the strategic direction set by executives, clearly communicate team goals, deliverables, and keep the team updated on change

  • Coordinate process improvement discussions with business leaders

  • Interact with peers and/or management levels to define functional strategies

  • Collaborate with the Global Value Stream Owners and Solution Design Leads as they support RTR rollout and assess localization requirements of the ERP solution to in-scope business units

  • Support timely decision-making and manage escalations for financial decisions

  • Actively engage and educate business process owners on solution optimization, simplification, and standardization capabilities

  • Coordinate set up of functional center of excellence around RTR

  • Collaborate with relevant scrum, delivery, deployment, and project leadership teams to implement and deploy agile methodology

  • Work closely and collaborate with onshore and offshore scrum team members to ensure a prioritized and sufficient product backlog for the team

  • Participate in key Sprint planning, retrospectives, and other key ceremonies for global initiatives across technology platforms

  • Along with scrum team identify, monitor, and implement key agreed-upon improvements

  • Act as the IT Solution Architect for the implementation of SAP Finance Projects

  • Lead and /or participate in a team with other IT Solution Architect Analysts and Business Users

  • Developed & Designed WRICEF inventory, and worked on inbound/outbound interfaces and its functionalities

  • Expertise in multiple rollouts

Required Qualifications of Every Candidate (Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities):

  • Preferred Bachelor's with 7+ years of relevant experience or Associate's degree with 9+ years of relevant experience or 11+ years of relevant experience

  • Seven years of experience configuring, deploying, and managing ERP projects across RTR

  • Previous leadership role on ERP implementations

  • Accomplished Senior SAP FICO consultant with proven ability in S/4 HANA - RTR. Successful in Project Integration of varying sizes and delivering projects within client expectations, on time and within budget through improved productivity, performance, and cost control.

  • Cross-functional team leadership competencies span the entire SAP Business development, project delivery lifecycle, from initiation through product development and launch - from Conception, blueprint, realization to go-live and support. Managed large, complex projects, pulling distributed teams together to focus on execution and delivery.

  • SAP Experience

  • S/4 HANA Finance good working knowledge of end-to-end business processes

  • SAP FICO certified and multi-year global SAP Project implementation and management experience

  • Implementation experiences in North America, EMEA and APAC

  • Strong technical knowledge in FI Module such as General Ledger Accounting, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Bank Accounting

  • Worked as a Lead Role and successfully completed 6 SAP full life cycle implementations and multiple Rollout projects in SAP FI/CO module.

  • Worked on different phases of ACTIVATE methodology implementation from Business Requirement, Gap Analysis, Blueprint Design, Configuration and Testing

  • In depth understanding of Business Process relating to SAP Finance, Controlling and integration with SD & MM modules

  • Strong configuration experience in General Ledger (GL), New GL, Accounts Payable (AP), Accounts Receivable (AR), Fixed Assets (FA), Cost Centre Accounting (CCA), Project Systems (PS), and Internal Order (IO)

  • Knowledge on New GL concepts

  • Strong presenter, facilitator, trainer, and communicator building consensus with teams, stakeholders, executives, vendors, and clients

  • Experience in Discrete Manufacturing

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization

  • Strong influencing, facilitating, and consulting skills in working with stakeholders at all levels in the organization and across departments

Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications:

  • Master's degree

  • Knowledge of SAP S/4HANA 1809 or above

  • Strong understanding of Fixed Assets, Controlling, General Ledger, Month end closing, etc.




Valmont offers employees and their families a comprehensive Total Wellbeing benefit package to ensure their individual and family's overall wellness needs are met. Some offerings are dependent upon the role, work schedule, or location and can include the following:

  • Healthcare (medical, prescription drugs, dental and vision)

  • 401k retirement plan with company match

  • Paid time off

  • Employer paid life insurance

  • Employer paid short-term and long-term disability including maternity leave

  • Work Life Support

  • Tuition Reimbursement up to $5,250 per year

  • Voluntary programs like tobacco cessation, Type 2 diabetes reversal, one-on-one health coaching, mortgage services and more

Valmont does not discriminate against any employee or applicant in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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Valmont is here to modernize vital infrastructure and increase agricultural productivity, sustainably and reliably. We galvanize steel to last a century with minimal environmental impact. We modernize irrigation to feed a growing population by utilizing the latest technology. We harden the electrical grid to enable the delivery of reliable power to millions of homes around the world. And we help make communities everywhere safer, cleaner and more connected through our smart infrastructure technology.

Valmont serves two primary markets - agriculture and infrastructure - and seven diverse product lines: Utility, Lighting and Transportation, Telecom, Solar, Coatings, Irrigation and Ag Tech. We manufacture products in 85 facilities spread across six continents, and we do business in 100 different countries.

That's what Valmont does. We conserve resources and improve life, finding ways to make innovation and technology beneficial in the real world.

  • That's the value we add.