sap fico senior consultant

South East London

Job Summary:
   A majorleading SAP Consulting Partner are currently seeking experienced SAP FICO / COPA consultant who will be responsible for leading, planning and execution during the delivery of an SAP implementation.
This is an excellent opportunity to work for a leading global Consulting organisation and one of the worlds foremost providers of consulting, technology, outsourcing and local professional services.
Main Purpose of Role A SAP FICO / COPA consultant responsible for leading design and configuration streams within complex SAP solution implementations and optimisation projects.
You will have a strong foundation as a FICO Consultant, in conjunction with specialism in profitability accounting and the SAP Profitability Analysis module.
Experience of working with customers with multiple products and large customer base with geographical spread across various regions of the world is preferred.
The candidate should combine their deep understand of the SAP product and relevant components with the ability to undertake business process design, identify key change management impacts and potential business benefits, and be able to focus on optimisation and exploitation opportunities in clients with established SAP solutions as well as Greenfield implementation projects.
The role is wider than delivery excellence the candidate will have the opportunity to contribute directly in helping to deliver the team
    *level and SAP practice strategy by developing capability and collateral in their area, engaging in the sales cycle and developing internal and external networks in order to achieve balanced scorecard objectives and deliver growth in the SAP practice.
Key Responsibilities Day to day activities include:
   Lead consultant for process design and gap analysis to standard SAP functionality within the business blueprint project phase, including influencing of key business stakeholders.
Configuration lead in SAP including management of system testing, legacy data mapping and integration to other modules and legacy applications.
Expected to be able to design and configure SAP Profitability Analysis covering all areas of the integration from the Supply Chain side.
Good integration knowledge of the following areas is a must:
    *Sales & Distribution pricing conditions to COPA Profitability segments
    *Project Systems and settlement of Project WBS Costs to COPA Profitability segments
    *Handling of production variances from Production Planning and its settlement to Profitability segments
    *Handling of overhead under / over absorption and its settlement to Profitability segments
    *Should be able to exploit and implement user exits wherever required
    *Should be able to implement both account based and costing based COPA
    *Should be able to come up with quick reconciliation between Financial Accounting and COPA Highly desirable the following:
    *Writing of Report Painter reports
    *Extraction process to BW and reporting in BW for COPA
    *Knowledge of SAP CO
    *PA Accelerator, powered by HANA.
Skills and Experience The key requirements for the candidate are as follow:
    *Ideally three full cycle Profitability Analysis implementations.
    *Excellent consulting skills are a pre
    *requisite, with strong client facing consulting capability (this is a high contact role with our clients).
Customer and business focused with a business benefits and process optimisation focus
    *To be able and willing to work as a senior FICO lead to suit business demands
    *Proactive and willing to teach others and contribute to our overall internal capability within the Finance practice and overall finance areas.
    *Articulate, and can provide written documentation to a professional standard.
    *Desire to continue to specialise in the Profitability Analysis module
    *Experience of SAP Package based implementations
    *Ability to travel extensively throughout the UK & Europe & work away from home (100% mobility required).
    *A recognised accountancy qualification is a distinct advantage.
The Salary offered to the SAP FICO / COPA consultant will be dependent on experience and grading in the interview process.
The SAP FICO / COPA consultant must be fully mobile and can live anywhere in the UK but must have full rights to work in the UK without requiring work permit sponsorship.
Our clients will require you to provide documentary proof, prior to joining the Company that you are entitled to live and work in the UK.