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SAP BPC Consultant Job

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SAP BPC Consultant Job

SAP BPC Consultant Job

Date: Jul 13, 2018

City: Pittsburgh, PA, US, 15222

Company: SAP

Requisition ID: 162076
Work Area: Consulting and Professional Services
Expected Travel: 0 - 70%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time

COMPANY DESCRIPTION

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.

THE OPPORTUNITY

SAP BPC (Business Planning & Consolidations) Consultant will be a member of our Solution Delivery Center (SDC) organization. The SAP Solution Delivery Centre (SDC) is responsible for driving customer success as ONE SAP by maximizing the adoption of SAP products across industries with accelerated ‘time-to-value', leveraging global scale and expertise through integrated right shore delivery, focusing on remote, factory services and outcome-based solutions that utilize robust processes and practices. Our team drives value and continuous improvement for our customers using operationally sound processes and basic quality system fundamentals. Providing our consultant’s training, certification, and skill expansion opportunities are key priorities our organization’s success and long-term employee career growth within the SDC.

We are growing a Pittsburgh based near-shore center to expand our delivery capabilities within the North American region. Our desire is to provide SAP’s customers access to the best global network of consultants with expertise in SAP’s latest technologies. The Pittsburgh near shore center will be a sophisticated Service & Knowledge organization providing unique capabilities to SAP’s customers in North America and around the globe.

EXPECTATIONS AND TASKS 

As the SAP BPC Consultant, you will:

  • Acts as a Senior Trusted Advisor to the customer, covering the entire company of a big/complex, multinational Consolidation Processes end-to-end
  • Define the best Financial Planning and / or Consolidation strategy for customers
  • Support consulting and license presales opportunities. Architect solution/implementation approach (Requirements, Scope, Estimation)
  • Defines the strategic, conceptual and technical boundaries for the design of the Planning and / or Consolidation processes, supporting the accounting principles and localizations required by the customer, with a focus on high efficiency, stability and performance.
  • Understands the as-is situation and goals of a customer holistically, can translate it into an adequate roadmap design (processes, applications, systems, S4HANA new functionality, new implementation, migration and conversion) as well as the appropriate operating concept based on SAP’s offerings, with a clear focus on Customer Success and S4HANA Innovations.
  • Develops and executes Innovation Roadmaps for customers, designs business processes with the customer and feeds them into the IT implementation. Helps customers to implement a state-of-the-art Innovation Roadmap.
  • Be actively involved in the definition, preparation, conception, realization and Go Live of BPC Consolidation implementation projects
  • Act as a trusted adviser to the customer on technical matters
  • Manage customer expectations and avoid any escalations
  • Able to set up development guidelines and methodologies
  • Support pre-sales activities
  • Work on projects executed across geographies and cultures
  • Work closely together with others and share expertise to ensure product success
  • Constantly improve own work methods to gain state-of-the-art agile software engineering Skills
  • Enhance skills beyond own core functional focus and work on other tasks for the benefit of the team
  • Must be able to simultaneously help multiple customers, work extended hours, and travel to customer locations as required

WORK EXPERIENCE

  • A minimum of three years of SAP consulting experience
  • Recent graduate of an accredited university with a Bachelors or Master’s degree in a relevant STEM field including: Information Systems, Engineering, Computer Science or other relevant degree
  • Must be able to work as a team player, yet can work independently
  • Analytical, results-driven and have a solution oriented approach
  • Possess exceptional interpersonal and communication skills including verbal, written presentation and listening
  • Must be open to travel

Technical Skills

At least 4 years of experience in:

  • 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
  • NetWeaver background with HANA expertise and knowledge of BW/4HANA a plus
  • BPC on HANA
  • BPC for S/4HANA
  • BPC Standard Model
  • BPC Embedded Model
  • Business Objects Financial Consolidation – BFC
  • SEM Business Consolidation System - BCS
  • Disclosure Management – DM
  • Certifications in BPC are a must
  • Preferably experience with software solutions for the following topics:  ◦BPC Planning
  • Business Objects Cloud for Planning / SAC
  • Profitability and Cost Management – PCM
  • Strategy Management – SSM
  • Commercial Project Management – CPM
  • Other Enterprise Performance Management – EPM Solutions
  • Knowledge in the different Planning and Consolidation scenarios while deploying on cloud and on premise
  • As Is and To-Be Planning and / or Consolidation Processes Architecture / Cloud Architecture / EA Strategy & Modeling / S4HANA Roadmap
  • SAP Activate / SAP Solution Manager 7.2
  • Design Thinking / Digital Strategy / Digital Transformation / S/4HANA Strategy

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS / SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

  • Bachelors or Master’s degree in: Information Systems, Engineering, Computer Science or similar degree.
  • 5+ years previous experience working across a range of SAP implementations, and Analytics projects
  • Experience of working in large landscapes/environments/customers

**MUST BE LOCATED IN PITTSBURGH, PA**

 

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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: 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.

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