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Business Transformation Consultant/Architect, Advisory Services, Finance Solutions Job

Business Transformation Consultant/Architect, Advisory Services, Finance Solutions Job

Business Transformation Consultant/Architect, Advisory Services, Finance Solutions Job

Date: Aug 10, 2018

City: Houston, TX, US, 77098

Company: SAP

Requisition ID: 162285
Work Area: Consulting and Professional Services
Expected Travel: 0 - 100%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time


As market leader in enterprise application software, SAP helps companies of all sizes and industries innovate through simplification. From the back office to the boardroom, warehouse to storefront, on premise to cloud, desktop to mobile device – SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition. SAP applications and services enable customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably.

SAP Business Transformation Senior/Principal Consultant, Finance Solutions

Location:  Anywhere in US or Canada

Travel: Up to 100% travel is required

Business Transformation Services (BTS) is the Digital Transformation strategic advisory arm of SAP’s Service & Support organization. We assist clients in achieving their Digital Transformation vision and Best-Run Business capability from their SAP and other IT investments. Our team draws on insights and experience from thousands of SAP customers. BTS works with customers at the program level and more broadly at the enterprise level to measure, mobilize, and deliver strategic business outcomes. Our vision is to drive business value and successful outcomes by helping our customers understand how best to leverage, implement and optimize SAP solutions for the industries in which they operate.

The BTS Transformation Consultant will lead innovation and digital transformation initiatives for SAP’s largest and most important customers.

The responsibilities of this role include creating strategic and tactical roadmaps that trace deployment of SAP digital solutions to quantifiable business value drivers and compelling business cases to help guide our customer’s strategic decision making activities as well as ensuring the realization of the identified value during the customer’s transformation journey.

The BTS Transformation Consultant is a key role in customer’s transformation to a digital enterprise and cloud strategy, requiring knowledge and understanding of the SAP solutions and platform, i.p. specifically S/4HANA and central Finance (cFIN), as well as core business processes and best practices related to Finance. At a minimum, a solid understanding of SAP’s ECC suite and industry solutions is required. 

The Transformation Consultant will provide comprehensive advice to our customers regarding long-term (Big Picture) and short-term (Quick-win) opportunities for their key strategic imperatives and will recommend innovations which anticipate the future direction of both business and IT stakeholders.

Excellent C-level facilitation and communication skills are essential as is the ability to effectively engage with executive stakeholders, partners and SAP account teams.  Other key competencies of this role include the ability to:

  • Facilitate collaborative business process and solution architecture discussions with our customer’s business and IT executives specifically within the Finance Line of Business
  • Develop 3-5 year strategic roadmaps for areas encompassing the evolution of enterprise business solution portfolios from current to future state.
  • Define and influence transition states toward joint business outcomes building on SAP solution value
  • Support business model innovation and business process re-design/optimization based customer’s business needs and enable by SAP’s solution and technology capabilities
  • Leverage industry and SAP best practice, reference architectures as well as model companies



  • Proven innovation and business transformation skills/experience
  • Excellent C-level/business and IT executive communication skills
  • Proven S/4HANA, Simple Finance/Logistics and/or ECC Finance and Controlling experience required
  • Central Finance knowledge highly desired
  • 7-10 years Big 5 advisory services experience a big plus
  • 5-7 years of industry (Oil & Gas OR A&D OR Manufacturing OR Retail) experience and consulting experience
  • Strong leadership skills - able to lead customer engagements at an executive level
  • Excellent interpersonal skills in areas such as teamwork, facilitation and negotiation
  • Strong written, verbal communication and presentation skills; ability to present and discuss strategies and technical information in a manner that establishes rapport, persuades others, and establishes understanding for technical and non-technical audiences
  • Ability to estimate the financial impact of various solution architecture alternatives
  • Relevant SAP and enterprise architecture certifications such as TOGAF, Open CA, IASA are valued




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: or , APJ: , EMEA: ). Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

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.

Additional Locations: Virtual - USA


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