SAP SAP EPM / BPC Senior/Principal Consultant (NYC) Job in Chicago, Illinois
Requisition ID: 187643
Work Area: Consulting and Professional Services
Expected Travel: 0 - 100%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time
SAP started in 1972 as a team of five colleagues with a desire to do something new. Together, they changed enterprise software and reinvented how business was done. Today, as a market leader in enterprise application software, we remain true to our roots. That’s why we engineer solutions to fuel innovation, foster equality and spread opportunity for our employees and customers across borders and cultures.
SAP values the entrepreneurial spirit, fostering creativity and building lasting relationships with our employees. We know that a diverse and inclusive workforce keeps us competitive and provides opportunities for all. We believe that together we can transform industries, grow economics, lift up societies and sustain our environment. Because it’s the best-run businesses that make the world run better and improve people’s lives.
The SAP EPM initiative:
Have you considered joining (or returning to) to the largest EPM consulting practice in the world? SAP has experienced non-stop demand for our EPM products driven by our commitment to innovation and we are eager to talk to the best-of-the-best practitioners who can help us continue to grow and keep pace with the drumbeat of consulting opportunities.
EPM is poised to reach a new level of customer excitement now that these products are squarely hitting all the key themes of HANA, Mobility, and Cloud. Additional product releases/updates this year and early next year will introduce even more interest in using SAP Consulting as a guiding hand for strategy and implementations.
We need to add consultants who can thrive in this fast-changing environment and continue our tradition of driving customer success. Apply today!
PURPOSE and OBJECTIVES
An EPM Principal must demonstrate expertise in a minimum of two of the following areas: 1) business process knowledge; 2) functional expertise of SAP EPM product suite 3) technical expertise of SAP EPM products.
Principal Consultants are engaged on projects to provide architectural leadership, resolution of critical implementation issues and to perform design reviews. This consultant is expected to demonstrate leadership skills and drive internal initiatives (e.g. leads trainings, engages with development/ramp-up teams, and architects or champions best practices and implementation methodologies). The consultant proactively engages in practice development activities by actively sharing their knowledge with colleagues via internal forums and collaboration tools.
Assume primary responsibility for solving customers’ issues by providing specific functional and solution knowledge transfer, instruction and assistance; analyze business requirement objectives for solution enhancements
Assist in rapid, strategic and mission-critical implementation environments, providing expert product and solution knowledge so that high-value benefits can be realized
Maintain cutting-edge knowledge and understanding of SAP technologies, business processes and solutions, keeping current with release levels, industry issues, and market trends.
Work collaboratively and in alignment with Client Partners, Account Executives, Solution Engineers and product experts to ensure appropriate content within integrated solution demonstrations and the appropriate presentation of such to customers and prospects; provide expertise in sales support, conferences, etc.
Seek to expand areas of subject matter expertise – either through the pursuit of deeper product/solution/process knowledge or through the acquisition of broader knowledge, encompassing cross-application areas
Demonstrates leadership by showing initiative and promotes practice development by sharing information with colleagues (e.g. collaboration site moderation, white papers, webinars, practice conference calls and social media participation)
7 years EPM/BPC project experience
Demonstrated scoping, design and solution implementation experience
Proficient in BPC System Administration and System Performance Tuning
Product issue troubleshooting and Root Cause Analysis
Proficient in SAP BW Modeling, SAP BW BEx Query
Experience working with Analysis for Office
Fox Formula knowledge
NetWeaver background with HANA expertise and knowledge of BW/4HANA a plus
Working knowledge and experience with BPC Standard, Embedded, and Optimized a plus
Knowledge or experience with SAP Analytics Cloud a plus
Integrated Business Planning for Finance and/or BW/BI-IP expertise preferred
Superior written and verbal skills
C-level communication and presentation skills
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and/or Business Administration (Finance, Accounting, Engineering) required.
Combination of business and technical education is preferred.
MBA or master’s degree in related discipline is also preferred.
CPA is a plus.
Up to 100% travel is required
WHAT YOU GET FROM US
Success is what you make it. At SAP, we help you make it your own.
A career at SAP can open many doors for you. If you’re searching for a company that’s dedicated to your ideas and individual growth, recognizes you for your unique contributions, fills you with a strong sense of purpose, and provides a fun, flexible and inclusive work environment – apply now.
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 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 send an e-mail with your request to Recruiting Operations Team. (Americas: Careers.NorthAmerica@sap.com or Careers.LatinAmerica@sap.com , APJ: Careers.APJ@sap.com , EMEA: C at mailto:Careers@sap.com email@example.com at mailto:Careers@sap.com ). Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.
EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability:
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.
Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.
Additional Locations: Virtual - USA