ITS Expert- SHIFT Finance

Barcelona, Catalunya, es
Company: Sanofi
Category: Community and Social Service Occupations
Published on 2021-07-27 10:03:53
The ITS Finance expert for Shift Project is responsible for ITS for the design and the deployment of a single technical solution and standardized processes for the Group A2R/P2P/CI2C standards in a single SAP solution for all businesses on all geographies.

He/she will bring his/her expertise of existing business processes / SAP solutions in legacy systems, best practices and possible improvements, together with the ITS regional network of experts.

He/she will organize and deliver for his/her stream solution design and all project deliverables under the ITS responsibility (SAP solutions design, implementation in the systems, all related documentation).

Main Duties and Responsibilities

In the context of the Shift Program, the main duties of the ITS Finance expert in Shift Project are

Design of the Solution

  • Provide his expertise of existing business processes / SAP solutions in legacy systems.
  • Collect and consolidate from ITS regional network of experts the knowledge of as-is , best practices and possible improvements.
  • Contribute with the Business team to the definition of the global design of the solution based on industry best practices, GBU & Global Support Functions business needs.
  • Propose adequate SAP solutions minimizing gaps with the SAP standard functionalities by challenging business requirements and specify for customizing and development the agreed solutions.
  • Perform impact analysis for application changes for SAP and satellites applications.
  • Collect and consolidate impacts for legacy systems
  • Contribute to the design of transversal streams: master data management, migration strategy, analytics, authorizations and process controls.
  • Collect and consolidate all information on required for Infrastructure and application landscape definition.
  • Deliver all design deliverables defined by the program and under ITS responsibility (e.g. specifications, .)
  • Develop him/herself on the new capabilities provided by SAP S4HANA on his/her perimeter
  • Development and testing

  • Organize, complete, unit-test and document the configuration of the system
  • Contribute with the development team to the specific developments
  • Organize, document and execute integration and system tests.
  • Contribute to user acceptance tests and finalize the solution (address defects identified).
  • Use properly the documentation and testing tools as defined by ITS quality department.
  • Complete all deliverables defined by the program and under ITS responsibility (e.g. test protocols, test reports.)
  • Migration and go-live

  • Contribute to migration activities related to the stream
  • Document and execute cut-over activities related to the stream
  • Insure go-live support and hypercare activities
  • Roll-out strategy and roadmap

  • Contribute to the definition of the roll-out strategy .Contribute to the definition of the implementation roadmap
  • Requirements

    Educational Background

  • Post-graduate studies (4/5 years) Master in Finance, Master in Supply chain, Master in Science, Master in IT or Engineering
  • Professional Experience

  • Demonstrate a good track record in SAP design and customizing of finance and controlling modules (modules: FI-AP, AR, AA, GL, CO-PA, CO-PC, CO-PCA, CO-CCA, CO-OM, PS) and their integration with order to cash and purchasing processes preferably in a Pharmaceutical / Consumer Products industry.
  • Very good general understanding of finance business processes, in particular Procurement to Pay (P2P), Account to Report (A2R), Customer Invoice to Cash (CI2C) and Indirect Tax.
  • Operational experience in any of the above areas would be a plus.
  • Experience of SAP projects in complex and international environments.
  • At ease with Microsoft Office tools, and in general with IS tools.
  • Tracked worked experience of minimum 8 years with proofed experience in major IT consulting firms.
  • Major Skills and Competencies

  • Team player, service-oriented
  • Dynamic, results driven
  • Analytical and synthetic, able to formalize solutions, good writing skills
  • Active listener, able to challenge requirements
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Able to convince
  • Rigorous, autonomous
  • Accountability and Reliability
  • Main Interactions

    Main Interfaces/Relationships

  • Internal Business (Finance/SBS, Procurement, Tax, Supply Chain),
  • ITS partners and contributors (Application teams, ITS/IS, factories)
  • External consulting firms
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