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SAP Application Specialist - Finance Lead

Ref #: ScoopAppSpeciFinLead
Alan Parker 07/01/2022
Location: Worthing Not Disclosed Worthing Worthing
Salary: £55,000 - £60,000 £
OTE: plus excellent benefits, bonuses, and opportunities
Type: Permanent
Specialisms: SAP, ISU and CRM
Date: 07/01/2022
SAP Application Specialist - Finance Lead

SAP Application Specialist - Finance Lead - Worthing, West Sussex/Work From Home

£55,000 to £60,000 plus excellent benefits, bonuses, and opportunities/Based in Worthing, West Sussex.

The SAP Application Specialist - Finance Lead Role Overview:

Our Client is going through an exciting IT transformation which is strategically changing the way it delivers IT support and services to its business and end users. To help support this strategic initiative, a new IT Application services unit has been introduced, which will become the delivery unit for our clients end users requiring IT support and services along with support, delivering strategic and tactical projects.

They are seeking a part-qualified accountancy professional with knowledge of IT. Service Management. The SAP Application Specialist - Finance Lead forms part of the Business Technology Services (BTS) team helping deliver the department's overall objectives in the short and long term. The role will be expected to liaise with the Solution Architecture, Service delivery and project delivery counterparts, to ensure that the applications are supported, and projects are delivered to the highest standards. The successful applicant will be the integral link between BTS and the Finance Department and manage a small team of direct reports. Ideally, previous experience with SAP, however experience with other ERP systems is accepted.

Responsibilities for the SAP Application Specialist - Finance Lead will include:

  • Implement new business application software, capturing end user requirements and configuring, testing and integrating as necessary.
  • Support new project implementation aligned with business objective and solution architecture.
  • Implement new releases of existing business application software, capturing end user requirements and configuring, testing and integrating as necessary.
  • Provide 2nd line support for business applications under role scope.
  • Produce specifications and designs for application and its components to meet defined business needs, retaining compatibility with enterprise and solution architectures.
  • Specify, design and maintain mechanisms for storage and access to both structured and unstructured information, in support of business information needs.
  • Design, create, test and document new and amended programme components, configuration, SQL, packages, code base and programs from supplied specifications in accordance with agreed standards.
  • Develop, implement and report the findings of suitable test schedules to measure and improve the quality of application solutions being deployed, to ensure that new and amended systems, configurations, packages, or services, together with any interfaces, perform as specified.

Core SAP Application Specialist - Finance Lead requirements:

  • Excellent technical knowledge and experience in Finance Modules.
  • Experience with Finance project implementation.
  • Ability to align the ideals of the Finance Department and the new Business Technology Service team.
  • Proven hands-on experience of Finance support, configuration and integration.
  • Experience of working in large scale and complex SAP environments.
  • A good working knowledge of SAP ISU and CRM as it interfaces into Finance.
  • Good functional knowledge of UK Financial Reporting Standards.
  • Qualified or part qualified accountant preferred.
  • Knowledge IT Service Management toolsets, including Knowledge Base & Configuration Management.
  • Excellent written and verbal communicate on skills, flexible and a proactive team player.

SAP Application Specialist - Finance Lead - Worthing, West Sussex

£55,000 to £60,000 plus excellent benefits and bonuses including pension; 25 days' annual leave (plus bank holidays); BUPA health cash plan; Free annual eye test; Flu vouchers; Cycle to Work scheme; Perkbox employee benefits, discounts, freebies' and more./Based in Worthing, West Sussex.

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