Accenture Products SAP Finance Consulting Manager in United Kingdom

Role: SAP Finance Consulting Manager

Mobility: Up to 100%

Location: London

Closing date: 31/08/2019

Accenture is looking to recruit a SAP Finance Manager within our Technology Consulting practice to work within the UKI Products operating group.

With a specialist focus on S/4HANA Finance skills, applied to the ProductsIndustry, this role will work as an advisor to support our client account and lead project teams throughout the life cycle from sales and business development, through consulting and advisory engagements, to the design and delivery of solutions and services.

The successful candidate will bring deep technology expertise and industry domain knowledge to address client challenges. The role also requires a broad knowledge of how to architect solutions that leverages the new SAP digital platform to implement solutions for medium to large enterprises. They will be a leader who defines appropriate approaches and processes to ensure that team's work creates value for the client.

Accenture consulting practitioners fuse together the power of Accenture’s 5 businesses; Strategy, Consulting, Technology, Digital and Operations to bring an unmatched breadth and depth of offerings for our clients.

The role

There will never be a typical day at Accenture, but that’s why people love it here. The opportunities to make a difference to our clients are limitless in this ever-changing business landscape.

As a SAP Finance Manager, you’ll often be required to;

  • Advise clients on their S4/HANA Finance transformation roadmaps, helping them develop migration strategies to transition from their traditional SAP ECC platforms.

  • Drive value creation for our clients; creates and implements practical SAP solutions such as SAP S/4HANA Central Finance and SAP S/4HANA Finance Cloud platforms appropriately.

  • Brings the best skills from other parts of the business to our clients (internal and external), e.g. Accenture Technology colleagues, ensuring that a value based functional business focus in the development and/or implementation of solutions.

  • Play a critical client-facing role that interprets and translates client requirements into a solution that benefits from exploitation of some of Accenture’s predefined assets.

  • Define and carve out solutions to solve client business problems that take advantage of the latest SAP and Accenture Cloud Solutions to enable a digitally driven client business model.

  • Makes decisions and takes actions with an owner-mindset, undertaking sales origination, including working with other Accenture teams in identifying opportunities to grow a successful practice

  • Be able to motivate and lead a high performing team

Required Capabilities:

  • Experience in leading the requirements analysis and roadmap design for SAP S/4HANA Finance architecture.

  • Strong understanding of Agile and Scrum methodologies.

  • Deep SAP Finance Functional skills developed in classic SAP ECC based client facing engagements, coupled with an understanding of the transformational benefits that SAP S/4HANA can deliver.

  • Experience designing and implementing Finance solutions incorporating SAP and third party solution components.

  • Products industry (Consumer, Retail, Lifesciences, Manufacturing) experience is desirable but not essential.

  • Actively listens and guides the discussion to understand and translateclient requirements into solution definition, observing experience of standard finance process best practice.

  • Ability to effectively communicate the implications of complex technical concepts to senior, non-technical audiences.

  • Collaborate as a key member of the sales team to represent the solution offering to the client buyer and other internal Accenture groups.

  • Educated to a Bachelor’s Degree Level.

Aspirational qualities:

  • Confidence in presenting challenging points of view to client audiences.

  • Actively identifies, addresses and supports the career development and training needs of our people.

  • Experience in helping structure activities that play to a team's strengths and provide opportunities for others to grow.

  • Is a role model who demonstrates a positive and practical attitude in complex engagements, adapting quickly and helping others navigate change.

About Accenture

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialised skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions—underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network—Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com.

Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or gender identity or any other basis as protected by applicable law.

Closing Date for Applications 31/08/19

Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.