SAP Business Cloud Consultant (Senior / Principal) - S/4HANA Cloud Accounting Job in Walldorf/St. Leon-Rot, Germany

Requisition ID: 162250

Work Area: Consulting and Professional Services

Location: Walldorf/St. Leon-Rot (any other location in Germany possible)

Expected Travel: 0 - 70%

Career Status: Professional

Employment Type: Regular Full Time

COMPANY DESCRIPTION

SAP’s vision is to help the world run better and improve people’s lives.

As the cloud company powered by SAP HANA®, SAP is a market leader in enterprise application software, helping companies of all sizes and industries run better. SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively. SAP applications and services enable our customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably.

At SAP, we believe in the power of collaboration and empower our employees to perform at their best in an environment that encourages free and open expression of ideas. You’ll work alongside creative thinkers who share your interests, while turning big ideas into reality for our customers. With innovative job training, mentors to help you grow, and the flexibility to balance your work and personal life, you’ll be able to get more out of your career. It’s no wonder that some of the sharpest minds from around the world are working for a company that is consistently recognized as a global top employer.

Now it’s your turn to take the next step and help make the world Run Simple.

PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVES

Innovations with S/4HANA Cloud are delivered quarterly allowing our customers to consume them rapidly. With a rolling 4-quarter roadmap publically available, we provide the transparency to our customers and ecosystem to ensure planning consistency. We constantly co-innovate with customers and partners on new innovations and are vetting our plans to ensure the value creation is in the driver seat. This is especially important as in the cloud one of the key KPI´s is TTV – total time to value.

The S/4HANA Cloud Consultant will act as trusted partner to our customers on their journey to the cloud, from scoping and planning of the initial deployment to continuous value engineering. The Consultant role requires deep understanding of the cloud business model, the ERP processes across functional borders, as well as a service-oriented attitude with the aim to achieve customer delight.

The Consultant role will be at the core of our customers and of SAPs success and is primarily a strategic relationship function, accountable for the overall services and support engagement and successful delivery of DBS services.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS

Overall

  • Live and breathe the cloud business model and the subsequent implications in regards to the implementation & post-implementation service business

  • Ensure customer success, satisfaction, and reference ability for S/4HANA Cloud customers

  • Articulate the S/4HANA Cloud business capabilities and value, differentiate S/4HANA Cloud and On-Premise solutions

  • Define methodology, tools and processes to ensure successful customer adoption

  • Deliver agile services in a fast changing environment

  • Support the industrialization of the implementation process

  • Understand and practice value-based “fit to standard” delivery approach

  • Position and Deliver transition roadmaps between on-prem and Cloud solutions

  • Drive the adoption of the value based innovation roadmap and guide the customer in their journey

Operational Management

  • ‘Customer for life’ should be the north star in any customer related activities

  • Change management skills to manage and actively drive expectations during the customer lifecycle

  • Responsible for high quality delivery in all assigned S/4HANA Cloud customers

  • Ensure in time & quality delivery, revenue consumption and profitability management

  • Drive the Digital Business Service strategy for S/4HANA Cloud

Cooperation and Coordination

  • Ensure close cooperation with all product and solution related teams in SAP – Sales & Pre-sales, Solution management, Product group, Development and Operations

  • Autonomy and collaboration up to C-level both internally and externally

EDUCATION AND COMPETENCIES / SKILLS

  • Good command of German and English are a must

Product Expertise

  • Holistic overview of the SAP product and service portfolio (S/4HANA, SAP ECC, Business Suite, or R/3)

  • Strong knowledge of ERP Architecture and Integration

  • Deep product expertise/business experience with specific focus on SAP Finance/Controlling/Accounting. Strong knowledge of Financial Accounting processes and best practices.

  • SAP Finance & Accounting Solution Architect design experience a plus

  • Expertise in the configuration and implementation of Financial Accounting (FI), Controlling (CO), Profitability Analysis (COPA), Material Ledger (ML), and Asset Accounting (AA)

  • Ability to conduct complex and interactive customer workshops

  • Delivery experience in agile methodology (e.g. SAP Activate)

  • Experience in Change and Value Management

  • Consulting delivery skills (hands-on & project management)

  • Adaptability and flexibility to manage deadline pressure, ambiguity and change

  • Cross industry experience

  • Strong writing, mentoring, decision making, communication, and meeting facilitation skills; ability to utilize a combination of formal authority and persuasion skill sets.

  • Exceptional leadership, organizational and interpersonal skills; the ability to work well with people from different disciplines with varying degrees of technical experience; competence in clear concise and tactful communication with senior executive management, clients, peers and team members.

  • Good to have:

  • Experience in Cloud solutions (Roadmaps, Security, Integration)

  • Extensibility with SAP HANA Cloud Platform (APIs, OData, RESTFUL)

Professional Experience

  • 12 years of professional experience; demonstrated knowledge / expertise of at least one industry / solution segment

  • 10 years of ERP and related experience with minimum 7 years of SAP product delivery experience

  • 10 years customer facing experience of which a minimum of 7 years was in a consulting capacity

SAP'S DIVERSITY COMMITMENT

To harness the power of innovation, SAP invests in the development of its diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to the company.

SAP is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical, sensory and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with SAP and are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please contact us at Careers.Germany@sap.com . Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis.