SAP Functional CE ? Finance & Controlling Lead

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  • Bangalore
  • 10-12 lakh
  • 5-8 years
  • Views
  • 14 Nov 2016

  • IT/ Information Technology

  • IT/ Technology - Software/ Services
Job Description

Role Purpose Statement

The SAP Functional CE – F C Lead is the single point of accountability for the performance of the SAP F C Delivery team; for the implementation of all F C projects and the ongoing support and maintenance of SAP F C solutions globally. The SAP Functional CE – F C Lead is responsible for solution harmonization and solution architecture across F C Business and drives to a common and unified solution taking into consideration the various solutions and architecture in place at Bunge. He/She will help realize the Bunge value chain integration across Opcos and business segments. To do this, the SAP Functional CE – F C Lead will facilitate the deployment and future enhancement of Bunge’s SAP F C solution across all F C business units, while

Leveraging code and functionality across business units
Harmonizing and driving toward increased standardization of functionality and underlying code, where feasible given business capabilities, acceptance and appropriate value/benefits.
Assisting in design and development of new and enhanced functionalities as required by the business
Main Accountabilities
SAP F C Process ownership:

Responsible for the success, quality and delivery of solutions in the whole product lifecycle as defined in the portfolio. Contributes to the efficiency, effectiveness and improvement of F C processes
Work closely with Global and OpCo based SAP teams and ensure harmonization, reuse of solutions, sharing of resources and knowledge to ensure the value chain integration and realization of value are achieved

Solution Architecture design and development

Perform detailed analysis of F C business processes and requirements globally, define and architect the appropriate solutions. This is accomplished by reusing existing solutions and adapting them (if needed) for specific local needs or by designing custom solutions.
Ensure the solutions proposed do not jeopardize harmonization or alignment of all solutions or existing functionality, or that proposed designs will not negatively impact the system or business.
Identify opportunities for business process improvement; present these to GSS and SAP steering team management. Where approved, promote and drive implementation of these improvements into system configuration, and ultimately implementation into appropriate op co’s / business operations.
Help drive Bunge towards one global SAP Finance Controlling environment (SAP Simple Finance on HANA)

SAP F C Solution delivery and execution:

Provide direction to functional / development teams for solution realization and participate, as necessary, in coding, testing, documentation and maintenance support activities
Participate in project quality management tasks such as team, power user testing and quality reviews of specifications, design documents and code reviews
Ensure proper documentation of processes, solutions, test results and high quality user guides and manuals plus training delivery documented; user manuals kept current and the owner for all project and knowledge

People Management

Lead a global team of functional design specialists and technical resources located in various locations
Manage integration with other functional leads to ensure solutions delivered function in an integrated fashion and do not negatively impact Agri, food and ingredients, Industrial or F C solutions
Ensure sustainable resource development program to keep a talent pipeline available
Facilitate establishing of SAP Center of expertise
Build a core team of resources with extensive SAP F C solution and business expertise
Establish continuous user training and development capabilities for Bunge
Establish a continuous solution review and improvement process – involving key business stakeholders on a regular basis
Facilitate continuous process improvements
Ensure a robust and sustainable testing/validation process and capabilities are adopted
Knowledge, Skills and Experience
Strong Business Experience in F C business within Bunge and / or external (min 8-10 years) with recognize accounting degree and proficient in US GAAP

Strong Experience with full life cycle of SAP ECC and BI implementation phases from project preparation, realization, final preparation, go-live and post go-live support (min 8-10 years, focus on SAP modules: FI CO and FSCM

Experience with SAP Simple Finance including SAP Accounting powered by SAP HANA, SAP Cash Management, SAP Integrated Business Planning , Treasury and Financial Risk Management and Collaborative Finance Operations

Demonstrated knowledge of core business processes, enterprise information management, and value creation

Excellent Technical knowledge (overall good knowledge of developments, configuration and IT infrastructure concepts constraints)

Ability to work independently, organized and rigorous

Ability to work with a wide range of both business and SAP professionals / countries / nationalities

Extensive Knowledge of project management practices

Flexible and ready to travel extensively

Fluent in English plus other language(s)

Job Posted By

O.P. Chawla