• Solution Expert Jobs in United Arab Emirates

  • United Arab Emirates, Uae

Job Description:

No two days are the same at Al-Futtaim, no matter what role you have Our work is driven by the desire to make a difference and to have a meaningful impact with the goal of enriching everyday lives Take our engaging and supportive work environment and couple it with a company culture that recognises and rewards quality performance, and what do you get The chance to push the limits every single day

As a humble family business that started on the banks of the Dubai Creek in the 1930s, Al-Futtaim has expanded to a presence in 31 countries, a portfolio of over 200 companies, and 42,000 employees Youll find us in industries ranging from automotive and retail, to finance and real estate, and connecting people with international names like Lexus, Ikea, Robinsons, and Adidas Our team is proudly multicultural and multinational because that kind of diverse representation gives us the global mindset to grow and impact the people, markets, and trends around us

Come join us to live well, work better, and be the best


Solution Experts are responsible for providing direction and guidance to support and deliver business solutions in their domain expertise aligned with IT strategy

It is also expected from solution experts to collaborate with other stakeholders to find the right fit and build consensus to support business case and benefits realisation

The SAP Treasury Specialist is responsible for leading the implementation of treasury and treasury related systems across relevant Al Futtaim entities The role will work closely with AFG Treasury and Finance professionals in implementing SAP Treasury and risk management solutions to satisfy their requirements

There will be a strong emphasis on translating business requirements into functional requirements using technology as a key enabler Although the primary focus of the role will be on treasury solutions there is an expectation that the SAP Treasury Specialist will identify integration points with the wider finance and business function to ensure that interdependencies are identified and considered when developing and implementing treasury solutions

Solution Management

Lead in designing, specifying and selecting information system solutions, considering functionality, data, security, integration, infrastructure and performance
Lead the organisation in exploiting technology and use knowledge of IT solutions to drive organisational change and support business process design improvements
Drive adoption of standard solutions across companies and geographies and minimise bespoke developments
Understand and support to software architecture design and support development team in developing solutions
Ensure compliance with IT Policies, Security Standards and strengthen internal controls Identify and manage key risks in your solution domain
Participate in RFI & RFP processes for sourcing software services and solutions for the business
Support in building TCO and business cases for IT solutions, considering infrastructure, licenses, development and support

Leadership & Team Management

Build a lean, skilled and fully engaged team; working with them to plan and prioritise their workloads
Develop team in line with target competencies
Motivate team members to maintain excellence in service delivery and have opportunities for professional development
Promote and fast-track your talent within EIT

Other Key Responsibilities

To liaise with relevant managers and stakeholders in IT to ensure full collaboration and understanding on critical topics and avoid any escalations
Contribute to the improvement of the solution demand & delivery practices, procedures, methodologies and tools through identification of and participation in improvement initiatives
Maintains and upgrades professional knowledge, management skills and domain expertise by using continuous learning & development tools


College or University degree in Finance/Accounting/IT or a related discipline

Minimum Experience and Knowledge

Minimum of (5) years of experience in the design, configuration, testing, debugging, delivery and support of SAP Treasury and Risk management processes, and full SAP project life cycles of significant size, scope and complexity
Intermediate to in-depth knowledge of SAP Finance is essential
SAP Finance certification will be a plus

Job-Specific/Technical Skills required to complete the tasks

Experience in end to end implementations of SAP Treasury Solution and integrate the same with SAP Finance ERP
The candidate should have expert functional and configuration knowledge in SAP S4 HANA solutions related to SAP Treasury and Risk Management (TRM), In-House Cash (IHC), Bank Communication Management (BCM) and Cash Management (CM)
In-depth working knowledge in Green field implementation, Roll-outs, Upgrades, Data Migration related to SAP Treasury Solutions mentioned above
Understand the business requirements and translate it into functional and technical specifications
Experience in designing and deploying Transaction Manager (incl Money Market, Facilities and Loans, FX, Derivatives, Trade Finance -Letters of Credit, Bank Guarantees), Risk Analyser (Credit Risk Analyser and Market Risk Analyser), Exposure Management and Hedge Management
Experience in designing and deploying Cash Pooling and Netting Solution and Central Payment Factory
Experience in designing and deploying solutions for various payments channels such as SWIFT and Host to Host Payments
Experience in designing and deploying reporting solution in Treasury function for limit utilisation reporting, facility utilisation reporting and exposure reporting
Understand dependency between SAP Treasury Solution and Integration with other SAP modules ie SAP Finance and Controlling and external applications such as SWIFT Service Bureau / SWIFT Network and Trade Finance solution
Strong business process knowledge in Treasury function where the functional organisation is divided into Front-Office, Middle-Office and Back Office
Proficient in design, deliver and manage the customized ABAP solutions (incl custom reports) and interfaces with 3rd party systems
Experience in conducting Super User and End User Trainings
Experience in creating and publishing end user training manuals
Good understanding in authorisation controls related to SAP Treasury solution

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Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Consumer Durables/FMCG, Retailing
Functional Area : Accounting/Tax/Company Secretary/Audit
Role : Other Accounting
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 18th Mar 2020

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