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SAP Finance Data Lead

  • Location
  • Job type Contract
  • Reference BBBH121831
  • Salary £700 - £750 per day + Inside IR35
  • Specialisation SAP
  • Posted August 23, 2021

I am currently looking for an experienced SAP Finance Data Lead to join our customer on an initial 12 month contract.

This is a majority remote contract, with some travel in to Central London. The role will fall Inside IR35.

The successful candidate will:

  • Lead the programme to success with well planned and executed data activities for mock data cycles and cutover.
  • Manage the data teams, optimising the team to perform.
  • Manage dependencies on key stakeholders inside and outside the programme team.
  • Articulate issues in a business context and be able to form realistic options for a senior finance audience.
  • Clearly and accurately report progress, resolving issues where possible and escalating appropriately to the correct governance.
  • Support business cutover discussions and help define the right approach for data freezes with business stakeholders and the programme team.
  • Identify and support resolution of any skills gaps within the data teams.

Previous experience:

  • Extensive Finance data conversion experience (systems and process), Enterprise scale, SAP/HANA and ideally Oracle.
  • Excellent communication skills, constructively engaging with team and business (written and verbal).
  • Experience of leading and managing multidisciplinary teams under pressure.
  • Able to work at pace, producing accurate quality deliverables on time.
  • Work collaboratively with peers in the programme and senior stakeholders in the business to overcome issues.
  • Qualified Accountant (CIMA/ACCA).
  • Management of Microsoft Project plans, use of excel, production of PPT slide presentations, reports