SAP FICO Consultant/Solution Innovator

United Kingdom

G3G deliver a variety of SAP applications, solutions, and services to empower organisations to work more efficiently and use business insight more effectively, allowing them to stay ahead of the competition. We enable our customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably.

We are constantly investing in the latest technology innovations offered by SAP such as S/4HANA, Signavio, Simple Finance, Fiori and the Cloud propositions. Our vision is to ensure that all our consultants have access to up-to-date environments to keep their skills fresh and current, they can then confidently guide our clients down a sensible and pragmatic journey to the perfect enterprise.

 

Overview

We are looking for a client-facing FICO consultant to work with our clients to understand their business issues and processes and to define pragmatic cost-effective solutions that will deliver value to their organisations. You will also participate in various stages of project delivery and completion, which may also include support. You
would be required to perform various tasks inherent within the SAP FICO function and to ensure alignment of all SAP solutions, with respect to finance modules and integration, against our clients’ strategic goals and objectives.

It would be a distinct advantage if you possessed a finance background through accounting and had finance qualifications with one of the recognised professional bodies within the industry (i.e. CPA, CMA, CA, CGA, AICPA).

The ideal candidate will be someone with a positive can-do, get-the-job-done attitude who wants to develop their understanding of the latest trends in SAP technology and business and can articulate finance issues in finance language to finance people.

 

About the role

This role is based in the United Kingdom-based. We work on a hybrid model of office, home, and client on-site as required to meet G3G’s business objectives.

You will be reporting to the Head of Support for your line management and HR needs and indirectly to the finance community of practice under our UK Solution Architect.

If you are an innovator with problem-solving skills that are results-driven and are looking for an opportunity to use the experience you have gained and take a lead in adding to the growth of G3G, we would love to hear from you.

 

How to apply

Please apply via contactuk@g3g.com with the subject: Vacancy: SAP FICO Consultant/Solution Innovator, by 29 February 2024.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide consulting expertise across the whole breadth of financial modules plus the integration points with the other non-financial modules of SAP.
  • Provide guidance on business processes based upon a sound understanding of key functions within finance.
  • Provide business application support to existing live clients in line with agreed service levels.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve FICO problems/failures for both external and internal clients updating ticket logging systems in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Understand current G3G “golden” SAP template finance solution and participate actively in expanding and refining the solution for existing and future clients.
  • Design, develop, and lead workshops across the lifecycle from requirement gathering through to confirmation of final solutions.
  • Design, develop, and deliver end-user training.
  • Maintain up-to-date documentation of implemented solutions (both project and support).
  • Actively share knowledge with G3G consultants and continuously promote new innovative ideas that enhance G3G’s business.

Experience and Essential Skills

Experience

Experience is an important component for an organisation like G3G that is seeking to rapidly grow and expand its overall business. Leading growth requires a “hands-on” approach to identifying business requirements, formulating solutions, and implementing with the objective of achieving client success outcomes.

  • Deep knowledge of SAP technologies: have a thorough understanding of SAP’s products and technologies, including SAP S/4HANA, SAP Cloud Platform, and other relevant solutions. Be able to assess the latest SAP financial products and provide solutions to clients based on their needs.
  • Experience with cloud computing: The demand for cloud-based solutions is increasing in the market. Experience in delivering financial solutions in conjunction with cloud-based technologies.
  • Industry-specific experience: Different industries have unique requirements and regulations. Have experience working in various industries, including manufacturing, retail, healthcare, and services. Be able to provide solutions that meet specific industry requirements.
  • Strong communication skills: Be able to communicate confidently and effectively with stakeholders, clients, and team members.
  • Continuous learning: To remain relevant in the market, one must be committed to continuous learning. This includes keeping up with the latest technologies and trends in the SAP ecosystem.

 

Essential Skills
  • Minimum of 5 years practical SAP FICO experience in both ECC and S/4HANA.
  • Been involved in at least 2 SAP projects.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to deal with internal and external clients.
  • SAP FICO implementation and support skills encompassing as a minimum, a majority of the following
    elements:

    • FI – General Ledger (including New GL), Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Asset Accounting,
      Banking, Financial Supply Chain Management.
    • CO – Cost & Profit Centres, Internal Orders, Planning, Budgeting, Product Costing, Profitability Analysis.
    • Project systems.
    • Key points of integration between finance and other modules: SD billing including revenue recognition,
      MM procurement and inventory management, HR and Payroll, Production Planning.

 

Desirable
  • Educated to degree level.
  • An SAP FICO certification and professional accounting qualification.
  • Experience with S/4HANA Public or Private Cloud editions.
  • Good knowledge of VIM/OpenText.
  • Experience in Document and Reporting Compliance (ACR).
  • Good understanding of SAP landscape and architecture.
  • Been involved in at least 2 major SAP implementations.

 

How to apply

Please apply via contactuk@g3g.com with the subject: Vacancy: SAP FICO Consultant/Solution Innovator, by 29 February 2024.