Accounting/Financial/Insurance

Sap Consultant

Full Time Permanent

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The SAP Centre of Excellence (CoE) is responsible to develop and maintain the SAP application for OVF in Europe. The application development also includes the development of common operational processes aligned with SAP best business practice for lean and efficient solutions. The SAP application mainly serves the European Finance operation (local and central) incl P2P across the whole organisation.

Role:

Support the business through the day-to-day management of the SAP platform applications together with any solution development under project work identified. This role operates in a fast-paced environment with regular collaboration with both internal and external stakeholders.

The FI/CO senior consultant has a variety of aspects. The role owner will deal with helpdesk, maintenance, development, access security, training and other items. This role expects a generalist approach, not limited to a certain function or work area.

The responsibility includes not only the SAP configuration but also support of other applications which are used to support the maintenance of Finance processes or integration and compliance of processes and requirements. Applications are Winshuttle, or SAP Enable now.

The role owner will work in a highly functional team with the aim to work with and for the team.

As the captive automotive finance organisation for Opel and Vauxhall, we are wholly owned by Stellantis and BNP Paribas Personal Finance. With a team of around 1000 across 12 European countries, and strong shareholder support, we offer a wide range of career opportunities. What makes us unique is the ability to work in a European-wide environment in a collaborative culture.

We offer ongoing internal & external training which gives you the opportunity to enhance the skills that you already have or learn something new. We support professional qualifications where suitable, in addition to online training courses to help your development. We are committed to offering a fair, balanced work environment, with equal opportunity and respect for all.

This role will offer you:

* Work internationally

* To work on a wide range of SAP activities used or newly implemented for OVF. The position is not limited to a very specific function (specialist) but can be extended to yours and OVF’s interests.

* The opportunity to work with SAP partner tools (integrated) or external like Winshuttle

* Work in a highly integrated and experienced team

* Work international and develop solutions which will work generally for all supported countries

For the areas of SAP, FI/CO, AM, ECCS, P2P, Interfaces, Workflows and SAP Access Security:

* Provide 2nd/3rd line support for incidents reported to the service desk in line with SLA

* Design & deliver technical/functional common solutions (configuration) against specifications and blueprints in accordance with agreed standards and procedures

* Coordinate SAP system developments with external and internal business partners, such as consultant, outsourcing partners and other teams

* Complete unit and integration testing of developments in line with agreed processes ensuring completion within allocated timescales.

* Deliver regular release items (problems and requests) understanding business requirements and completing the design, build, testing, and deployment of functional components

* Complete detailed solution documentation for functional solutions

* Support the acceptance and implementation of new functional solutions into the production environment ensuring relevant support documentation is available

* Develop and deliver release notes/training documentation and key user training for all new or enhanced application functionality.

* Run and review daily/monthly control checks and interpret and analyse errors and correction solution

Third party tools: Winshuttle, Enable Now, JiVS, DSR etc.

Provide 3rd line support for incidents reported to the service desk in line with SLA

Experience required

Extensive SAP configuration experience

SAP FI/CO certificate respectively documentation of relevant SAP training courses and working experience

SAP access security (PFCG) – junior skills

Winshuttle experience

Experience on Finance business processes – accounting skills are a plus

Work experience in internationally operating environment

Several years of work experience with SAP FI/CO and SAP Security

Solid SAP configuration skills and understanding of the SAP concept (especially data dictionary/table concept) – SAP Version ECC 6.05 with SAP module FI, EC-CS, CO, PO, AM, SAP Archiving

Experienced in SAP report creation

Ability to develop and maintain SAP access security via PFCG – understand access security concepts and requirements such as four eye principle, confidentiality principles etc.

Good business English skills in speaking and writing

Familiar with MS Excel, MS PowerPoint

Analytical skills including the ability to manage and organize data, draw valid conclusions of data through analysis

Communication skills and usage of communication tools for remote communication and working

Ability to communicate methodologies and conclusions to finance managers, SAP users, external partners, CoE team and other business teams

Problem solving skills and ability to prioritize

Ability to work independently and responsibly (autonomous work)

Experience with Winshuttle

General programming knowledge or familiar with SQL scripts

Experience with using SAP Enable Now

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