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SAP Finance Solutions Manager in Houston, TX at Search Services

Date Posted: 1/10/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Houston, TX
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    1/10/2019

Job Description

SUMMARY:

A global organization based in Houston, TX is seeking a SAP Finance Solution Manager will oversee the technology needs, specifically regarding finance relevant business areas for a direct hire role.  

DESCRIPTION:

Business Solutions Manager will support IT systems, supervise other employees in IT&S, and assist with project management through all project phases from development to installation.  They will act as liaison between Finance business users, vendors, and consultants. This role is crucial to business continuity and success. Also, they are required to take a proactive approach to mentoring and training those under their supervision.

Provide advice and guidance on SAP best practice tool capabilities that can bring additional value to the Finance business areas.  

Troubleshooting and resolving business process and/or technical issues as it relates to business financial systems deployed.  

Collaborate with business to identify areas for ongoing improvement initiatives

Provide leadership and guidance to design, develop and deploy finance enhancements / initiatives, includes configuration and prototyping of SAP Finance solutions

REQUIREMENTS:  

BE or BS Degree in one of the following subject areas: Computer Science, Business Administration, Finance, Information Technology or related field preferred

Finance relevant Functional/technical proficiency with at least 5+ full life cycle SAP implementations and 10+ years of industry and/or consulting experience

At least 10 years of hands-on Finance experience working with SAP, including S/4 HANA

At least 5 years as a Finance Lead, or related managerial role

Strong Finance Planning and Consolidations expertise in addition to core Finance business areas which includes A/R, A/P, GL, COPA, Fixed Assets, and Investment Management

Demonstrated proficiency in at least one of the following areas: application architecture, solutions architecture, software systems architecture, data architecture, or SDLC, and is comfortable with complex heterogeneous systems

Act in alignment with business user needs and system functionality to contribute to organizational policy

Utilize in-depth SAP Finance technical and business knowledge to design and implement optimal and fit for purpose solutions to meet the business needs while protecting the corporation's assets

Collaborate and coordinate tasks with internal and external technical resources.

Take a consultative approach to develop, present and explain the value and vision of proposed architectures and solutions to a wide audience

Manage IT staff by recruiting, training and coaching employees, communicating job expectations and appraising their performance