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Job Ref:  204703309
Employer:  cv-library.co.uk
Job Type:  Permanent
Country:  United Kingdom
City:  Birmingham
Post Code:  B12
Salary:  £50000 - £55000/annum Benefits
24/10/2016 08:53
SAP FICO Consultant - Birmingham

About the role

An excellent opportunity has become available for a SAP Finance Consultant to be working with a team of consultants responsible for the support and development across the SAP Finance landscape.

The role fits within the IT Applications Technical Delivery Centre (TDC) reporting directly to the SAP Finance Lead.

It's an operational delivery role which involves working with SAP functional and technical teams based in the UK and India.

Our customer has upgraded the application to EHP7 and there is a now an emphasis on enhancing current processes and reviewing EHP7 functionality to support the new technology available. This role is required to lead in this area so it is essential to demonstrate an ability to support delivery of any new functionality.

It is also essential to provide a quality service to both internal and external customers, which includes maintenance of relationships between Service Birmingham and key Senior SAP stakeholders within our customer account.

About Capita | Service Birmingham

Capita Service Birmingham is part of Capita plc, the UK's leading provider of business process management and integrated professional support service solutions, with 68,000 staff across the UK, Europe, South Africa and India.

Service Birmingham is the partnership between Birmingham City Council and Capita. The agreement was set up in April 2006 to support Birmingham City Council in changing the way it works, using Information Communications Technology to pave the way

What you will do:

* Taking appropriate action to resolve operational incidents
* Maintaining service tickets with appropriate information
* Liaising with the offshore team to support incident resolution
* Ensuring BAU support targets and SLAs are met consistently
* Providing support, advice and guidance to the customer support team on SAP related issues
* Working with the customer to define and document business requirements
* Liaising with third party and offshore resources on solution design in accordance with business requirements and producing detailed documented specifications
* System integration testing
* Providing support during UAT testing phases
* Supporting cutover activities and releases into the Production environment
* Supporting the customer with future enhancements and value propositions

Your experience will include:

* Knowledge of EHP7 functionality and new technologies which should include an understanding of Persona's and Fiori
* Customer facing SAP Finance Consultant
* Highly experienced in SAP UK Finance with several years of experience gained through full project lifecycle delivery and support pack implementations
* Experienced in the creation of Business Requirements and Functional Specification documents including estimation of effort
* Experienced in the use of incident and change management systems
* Managing and prioritising workload in accordance with SLAs/OLAs.
* Ability to identify and communicate practical solutions and service improvements
* Ability to set standards and ensure compliance in line with industry best practice
* Good verbal and written communication skills and an ability to explain complex solutions to customers in a clear and concise manner
* Demonstrates application of attention to detail
* Team player with a 'can do' proactive attitude
* Desire to further develop knowledge

A strong SAP Service background is required for this role, within proven experience of structured service delivery processes and knowledge of EHP7 functionality:

* New GL
* Budget / Forecasting
* Assets
* Funds Management
* Plant Maintenance (PM)
* SAP Accounts Receivable - (AR) and Accounts Payable - (AP)
* Reports

Desired Skills/Experience

* Local Government sector knowledge and experience
* Experience working in a Public Sector finance environment and as part of an offshore working model
* Service delivery and business change management
* Knowledge of Enhancement Packs (EHP4-7) in the SAP Finance area
* SAP Accounts Receivable - (AR) and Accounts Payable - (AP)
* Experience of LSMW and SAP Query would be beneficial
* ITIL V3 Certified (Foundation or higher )
* ISO2000 awareness

What's in it for you?

At Capita, training and development aren't optional extras: they're how we do our job. We will motivate you to perform at your peak, recognising your achievements and rewarding them appropriately. As well as a generous basic salary we also give you holiday, company pension scheme as well as access to voluntary benefit options including; child care vouchers, share save scheme, life assurance, holiday buy and many more designed to suit your own personal lifestyle. All of this, in a professional but fun environment

What we hope you will do next

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