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11/07 Lavanya
Senior Manager at Northstar Consulting

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SAP FI Lead - Retail (7-10 yrs)

Mumbai/Thane Job Code: 1123934

SAP FI Lead


- REPORTING TO: SAP Application Head

- LOCATION: Mumbai / Thane

- EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION: MBA (Finance) / C.A. with 60% & above throughout

- EXPERIENCE (IN YRS): 10+ years

DESIRED CANDIDATE PROFILE :

- SAP FI Configuration /process knowledge.

- Preferably 1 end-to-end implementation of SAP FI and SAP-certified

- Min 4-5 years of SAP FI support experience preferably in retail /logistics company with preferably min 3 years of domain experience

- Sound knowledge of business process & best practices around book-keeping, accounts, financial statements, closure of books, depreciation, asset management, treasury, accounting standards, GAAP, IFRS, SOX, Indian direct/indirect duties /taxes, etc.

- Knowledge of SDLC, ISO /CMM, ITIL, and software testing certifications /knowledge shall be an added advantage

- Should be ready to work in a non-IT, end-user retail company

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED :

- Hands-on SAP processes for min 4 years

- Strength in the understanding of business processes /functionalities around book-keeping, accounts, financial statements, closure of books, depreciation, asset management, treasury, accounting standards, GAAP, IFRS, SOX, Indian direct/indirect duties /taxes, etc.

- Ability to plan, coordinate, and direct the work of cross-department teams engaged in various professional, technical, and support functions and to do requirement study with function.

- Quick at understanding the business issues, pain points, and challenges of org.

- Knowledgeable on implementation + project + support-related processes, issue tracking & management

- Effective resource & time management

- Knowledge of Best practices in function

- Reviews and edits requirements, specifications, business processes, and recommendations related to the proposed solution.

- Leads testing efforts.

- Ensures issues are identified, tracked, reported on, and resolved in a timely manner during testing.

- Communicates needed changes to the development team.

- Assists in the enforcement of project deadlines and schedules during project execution.

- Manages resources (external & internal) and partners in accordance with project schedule & SLAs.

- Delivers informative, well-organized presentations and can communicate difficult/sensitive information tactfully.

- Should possess Good Technical Understanding and preferably Retail background - understanding of warehouse /logistics / c&f is an added plus.

PROFESSIONAL QUALITIES :

- Communicates effectively with users to identify needs and evaluate alternative business solutions.

- Manages user expectations effectively.

- Proactively seeks opportunities to serve in leadership roles.

- Believes in Teamwork and facilitates effective team interaction.

- Able to lead the team and is a self-starter and can drive projects.

- Develops relationships with user departments that foster ties.

- Understands the "human" side of the change management process.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES :

- Primary POC (point of contact) - for enhancements in & around SAP FI /AA /AM /TRM.

- Drive & manages maintenance & support, enhancements & projects effectively towards completion in time, meeting SLAs, using resources judiciously & effectively, and high productivity. Plan implementations with the least calculated risks with mitigation /rollback /alternative plans. Apprising all stakeholders especially reporting head regularly & escalating (if necessary).

- Maintains all proper documents related to the project in accepted formats as per known standards

- Handing over of the enhancement /project to the support team with KT

- Leads maintenance & support, enhancement & project team related to above-associated business processes

- Training team and end-users

- Suggest best practices /improvements to function and implements them with stakeholders' buy-in

- Effective testing of changes

- Does business process study with the help of the business team. Reviews and edits requirements, specifications, business processes, and recommendations related to the proposed solution. Draft RFP and RFQs, evaluate partners & various solutions offerings from vendors.

- Leads testing efforts.

- Ensures issues are identified, tracked, reported on, and resolved in a timely manner during testing.

- Communicates needed changes to the development team.

- Able to manage teams effectively and with better productivity

- Plans effectively, sets priorities and manages several complex projects simultaneously while working to meet project deadlines.

- Manages resources in accordance with project schedule.

COMPENSATION :

- Comparable with the Industry

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