• Finance - IS-Retail / Fashion - Senior Consultant Jobs in United States Of America

  • SAP Labs Pvt Ltd
  • United States Of America, Usa
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  • 5 - 8 Years
  • Posted : above 1 month

Job Description:

The Finance - IS Retail / Fashion - Senior Consultant focused on Retail and/ or Fashion industries facilitates the implementation and support of the SAP Financial Accounting and Managerial Accounting solutions to enhance the clients business functionality and overall performance, while maintaining a high degree of customer satisfaction In addition, the consultant will partner with the client to analyze and define business requirements, processes and objectives to scope project and deliverables for same The consultant will implement, customize and test solutions on client system and develop client-specific enhancements to meet business requirements as needed; as well as assisting clients in achieving their Digital Transformation vision and Best-Run Business capability from their SAP and other IT investments Our vision is to drive business value and ultimately successful outcomes by helping our customers understand how best to leverage, implement and sustain SAP solutions for the industries in which they operate

This is a key leadership role, requiring deep knowledge and understanding of SAP technical & functional capabilities as well as business processes and industry best practices The consultant provides comprehensive advice to our customers on long-term (Big Picture) and short-term (Quick-win) perspectives on their key strategic imperatives and recommends innovations which anticipate the future directions of both business and IT stakeholders Excellent facilitation and communication skills are essential as is engaging with executive stakeholders, partners and SAP account teams

Key member of the SAP Consumer Industry Practice that helps define our clients core strategic road map and provides leadership in their transformation journey
Help our customers understand how SAP fits into their roadmap and what functionality should be leveraged to meet their business requirements
Provide our customers key insight and direction related to industry trends, best practices, and world-class solutions
Broad knowledge of the SAP IS-Retail / Fashion Management Solution and deep industry expertise
Deep product expertise/business experience in S4/HANA with specific focus on SAP Finance/Controlling/Accounting (exposure to SAP Simple Finance and/or Central Finance preferred)
Extensive functional and/or solution experience with the ability to facilitate, implement, and support SAPs products to enhance our clients business functionality and overall performance, while maintaining a high degree of customer satisfaction
Ability to provide thought leadership and resolve complex issues in escalated projects
Performance of feasibility studies / solution and process design reviews
Support of pre-sales activities (license and services)


Thought leader in the Retail/ Fashion Industry and deep knowledge of industry best practices
Broad Industry /corporate process implementation knowledge across all related applications (SAP/non-SAP)
Stay informed of the SAP roadmap, solutions, service offerings and market trends
Facilitate collaborative architecture discussions with our customer, IT and business executives
Development of 3-5 year strategic roadmaps encompassing the evolution of enterprise business solution portfolios from current to future state
Close alignment with the SAP Sales Team to help develop account plans and to assist in positioning the correct SAP products and services
Facilitate communications between business and technology stakeholders to ensure desired business outcomes are met
Analyze and map clients business requirements, processes and objectives; develop necessary product modifications to satisfy clients needs
Assist in the development of the overall project plan (scoping process) as well as individual work plans; acting as liaison with client for troubleshooting (investigates, analyses, and solves software problems)
Act as a team lead / Business Processes Consultant and support respective manager(s) in people development tasks
Ensure the value realization of SAP products is realized during the implementation/ transformation
Identify and extract knowledge assets from S/4HANA projects and knowledge share with the internal Consumer Industry Consulting Practice


A minimum of 5 years SAP consulting experience in the Retail / Fashion Industry with a focus on Finance/Controlling and at least 2 end to end implementations

Strong leadership skills - able to lead customer engagements at an executive level
Deep understanding of Retail / Fashion industry business processes
Has been in a team lead role on a major project and has provided mentoring/leadership to others
Experience in license and services pre-sales activities
Excellent interpersonal skills in areas such as teamwork, facilitation and negotiation
Strong written, verbal communication and presentation skills; ability to present and discuss strategies and technical information in a manner that establishes rapport, persuades others, and establishes understanding for technical and non-technical audiences
Overall knowledge of SAP Finance solutions with strong knowledge of Financial Accounting and Managerial Accounting processes and best practices
Expertise in the configuration and implementation of Financial Accounting (FI) and Managerial Accounting (CO)
Expertise in the integration of Finance with other SAP solutions
Proven experience in configuring, testing, and supporting SAP Finance solutions
Experience with Central Finance, SAP S/4HANA, SAP Activate Methodology, and ABAP development/debugging a plus


Bachelors Degree Masters degree preferred but not required
Strong knowledge of the Retail and/ or Fashion Industry business processes and deep expertise in SAP Finance/Controlling/Accounting
Hands-on SAP configuration experience required
100 PERCENT Travel
English Fluent



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Additional Locations Virtual - USA

Nearest Major Market Chicago
Job Segment Financial, ERP, Consulting, SAP, Testing, Finance, Technology

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Software Services, Internet/Dot com/ISP
Functional Area : IT Software : Software Products & Services
Role : ERP/CRM
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 22nd Jan 2020

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