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SAP Functional Architect (Accounting to Reporting)

  • Location
  • Job type Permanent
  • Reference BBBH120685
  • Salary £80000 - £100000.00 per annum + + Bonus and Benefits
  • Specialisation SAP
  • Posted July 26, 2021


SAP Functional Architect (Accounting to Reporting)

ATR


We are achieving an unprecedented transformation in the growth of our businesses, rethinking the way we engage with customers and partners, and how the world's trade flows across our global network. We are offering you a unique opportunity to help shape that journey and the future organization. As a part of this process, you will have an opportunity to participate with global finance transformation program while leading our ATR architecture that will set the direction of the future SAP S4hane based Finance solution for this large global organization. As SAP Functional Architect, you will be a key driver in building our digital core global ERP S4HANA platform.

We are on multi-year program to revamp its technology and digital solutions footprint and as part of new strategy, SAP will act as the 'digital core' for company's finance processes enabled by SAP's latest cloud and S4HANA offerings. We currently ECC based SAP finance solutions running for Ocean and logistics divisions and plan is to subsume these solutions within revamped green field S4HANA implementations. SAP engineering team owns solution template, design and drives the SAP solution roadmap within Transport & Logistics. SAP Architect role offers an exciting opportunity to shape the vision and implementation of ATR solutions for the group.
We offer
As a company, we are committed to growing our people. We will provide you with opportunities that broaden your knowledge and strengthen your professional & technical skills.
* We operate in a fast-paced environment utilizing modern technologies and bias toward action
* We value customer outcomes and are passionate about using technology to solve problems
* We are a diverse team with colleagues from different backgrounds and cultures
* We offer the freedom, and responsibility, to shape the setup and the processes we use in our community
* We support continuous learning, including through conferences, workshops and meetups
Key responsibilities
* Responsible for Solution design for the SAP ATR (Accounting to Reporting) solution across the business units
* Work in an agile team with ATR product owners, SAP developers/engineers and scrum master in executing on prioritized backlog
* Ensuring no architecture bottlenecks impacting delivery of solution
* Quality assurance of the solution from design to delivery
* Compliance to Enterprise architecture guidelines and product roadmap
* Hands on solution design for the ATR products like financial accounting, cost and tax & legal compliance, payment & bank communication, travel expenses management, treasury management, consolidation, internal & external reporting
* Managing the Product backlog, including prioritization of needs, creation of backlog items and mapping out dependencies in collaboration with users and customers
* Work closely with development teams in Agile way of working; contribute to the planning, execution and review of each sprint and work with the team to refine and improve the development process.
* Evaluating product progress accountable for each stage of the development process and the final product. Inspect and evaluate product progress at each iteration, determine whether final product is acceptable. Performance of product in general, includes example value delivery, user satisfaction, performance of the support process, compliance, cost, stability of the product and deployment/roll-out performance.
* To be successful, you need to perform stakeholder management related to your product(s)
* Contribute to developing product and agile practices across the company

We are looking for
* Experience working as SAP ATR functional architect with large scale SAP transformation program environments
* At least 10 years' experience in SAP as ATR architect.
* In depth domain knowledge in the Accounting to Reporting (ATR) area.
* Experience in implementing large and complex SAP Projects, and designing architecture to meet business requirements.
* Experience in working with ATR business process/activity owners in understanding business requirement and solution design
* Experience in developing SAP roadmap for ATR Line of business
* Experience with S4HANA implementation is must
* Expert experience across multiple SAP FI/CO modules - General Ledger, Tax, A/A, A/P, FI-CA, Asset Accounting, Travel Expense Management, Master Data Governance and Migration, Banking & Treasury, Revenue Recognition (RAR) Controlling and BPC modules
* Experience of working with SAP MM, SD, HR, TM modules integration with FICO
* Experience in external tax calculation engines (Thomson Reuters, Vertex) is advantage
* Experience of working with SAP BRIM setup
* Experience in working with Agile, Scrum and waterfall delivery models
* Certification in SAP FI/CO or FICA preferred
* Proven experience with managing complex stakeholders and ability to influence without authority
* Good problem solving & communication skills
* Bachelor's Degree in IT related discipline
* Collaborative mindset across business functions

SAP Functional Architect (Accounting to Reporting)

ATR

SAP Functional Architect (Accounting to Reporting)

ATR

SAP Functional Architect (Accounting to Reporting)

ATR