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SAP S/4HANA Functional Senior Consultant (Finance & Controlling)

Location:  Amsterdam
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  9 Jun 2024

Job description

Requisition ID:  1486140

Do you want to be a front-line participant in complex Digital transformations and do you have a passion for SAP? Are you looking for a position at the intersection of business administration and IT? And do you want to make an active contribution to the growth of our SAP Practice through surprising and innovative solutions that we realize for and with our customers? Then EY Consulting has the right challenge for you!


That starts with a culture where you get training, opportunities and creative freedom to continuously improve yourself and EY.



The opportunity - What future are you building towards?

As an S/4HANA Functional Consultant, your primary focus is to drive technology-enabled business transformation by leveraging leading industry practices within your functional area. This involves understanding our customers' requirements and objectives, ensuring clarity and transparency in communication, hands-on configuration of the S/4HANA system, and guiding the IT transformation process

You will have frequent customer contact and are also the point of contact for them. You are the SAP expert for the customer, can answer their functional questions well and know how to channel the more technical questions well. Finally, there is also the challenge of developing yourself further within the extensive SAP portfolio, keeping a close eye on developments and working with them hands-on.


Our team - Do great minds always think alike?

Within the SAP department, we continuously work on innovative solutions that allow our clients to stay ahead of the competition. We are part of a team of experts with extensive business, functional and technological knowledge and an understanding of the complexity in different sectors in which we implement SAP solutions. When you join us, you will have the opportunity to develop yourself in the field of SAP products and learn more about the unique EY methodology. This is based on best practices in implementing SAP systems.


Responsibilities – How can you make a lasting impact in a rapidly changing world?

  • Leading the client workshops based on industry best practices and S/4 HANA capabilities;
  • Translating business requirements into S/4HANA design;
  • Drawing up the business (and technical) blueprint regarding S/4HANA design;
  • Advising the client on improvement actions within the client's field of work (by means of interviews and workshops);
  • Designing and implementing process improvements through the project cycle (design, build, test, training, go-live, post go-live support);
  • Ensure the alignment between IT and business regarding S/4HANA transformation;
  • Hands-on configuration of S/4HANA on premise (or cloud);
  • Delivering S/4HANA ('train-the-trainer') training session for project members;
  • Performing and supporting test work on S/4HANA;
  • Supporting role of the Project leader in the form of PMO during the transformation.




Job requirements – Where do you start if you want to change the world?

  • Completed Bachelor or Masters education, e.g. Business Economics, Computer Science, Information Management, or Business Administration;
  • Minimum of 3 to 5 years of relevant work experience in industry or consultancy;
  • Experience in at least 2 full life-cycle S/4 HANA implementation projects;
  • Knowledge of SAP related products and market developments;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in Dutch and English;
  • Strong business knowledge in Finance domain (accounting, controlling, reporting);
  • Proven knowledge and experience in SAP S/4 modules (FI/CO, Central Finance, Treasury and Cash Reporting);
  • An independent, proactive and flexible work attitude;
  • Very good analytical and critical skills;
  • Furthermore, you do not mind having to travel (internationally) regularly;


It's an advantage if you have:

  • Hands-on experience with the Digital Core S/4HANA Enterprise Management;
  • Experience with SAP Activate;
  • Skills to work well in a team and have ambitions to grow into a professional within our leading organization;
  • Skills to independently identify (follow-up) assignments with existing customers;
  • Skills and sense of responsibility to supervise more junior colleagues and to support them professionally.


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What we offer – Is everything that counts being counted?

  • Vitality: the choice is yours. An online session with an external vitality coach, practical tips on topics such as nutrition, energy, sleep, and mindset, a discount at Healthcity, and/or a voucher card to rent a padel court;
  • Flexible working: you decide where and when you work in consultation with your team;
  • At home, at the office, at the client's location, or from another European country (up to 20 working days per year);
  • Home office arrangement: to optimize your home office, EY provides the following resources for you: an office chair, a sit/stand desk, an external monitor, a desk lamp, a (Bluetooth) headset, and a large external keyboard;
  • Laptop and smartphone: you are entitled to a laptop and smartphone with a business subscription;
  • Salary: in addition to your fixed salary, depending on EY's financial performance, you may be eligible for a bonus. You are also entitled to an expense allowance and an internet allowance;
  • Time off: you are entitled to 29 vacation days per year when full-time employed and you have the option to purchase additional days;
  • Sabbatical: the option to take unpaid leave after consultation;
  • Birth leave: EY will pay 100% of the birth leave; in the case of additional birth leave, EY will pay 70% of the salary;
  • Training and education: EY believes it's important to provide everyone with the opportunity for continuous development. Therefore, we offer various soft and hard skills training programs, external courses, and the possibility to enroll in additional education. For example, you can obtain an MBA to broaden your skills in leadership, business, and tech;
  • Mobility: contribute directly to our ambition to reduce EY's carbon footprint to zero by 2025. With the new scheme, you can choose from diverse sustainable options through the EY My Daily Travel app or online platform. This includes lease bicycles, electric shared scooters, electric shared cars, flexible lease cars, and various subscriptions for public transport. You can also track your CO2 footprint using the app;
  • Bicycle arrangement: finance the purchase cost of your new bicycle through a monthly deduction from your gross salary (the purchase cost is spread over 12 months) or from your non-statutory holiday entitlement;
  • Pension scheme: you will start building a pension capital immediately upon joining EY. Each month, a premium is allocated to your pension account with our pension provider. You also have the option to voluntarily contribute additional funds to your pension.

To learn more about working at EY, please visit the following link: What it's like to work here | EY - Netherlands

The office

Our office in Amsterdam is located in the Zuidas, a bustling area where many businesses are situated. In our Cross Towers, Anouchka and Lucia welcome up to 1.000 people every day upon arrival. Haven't had breakfast yet? Taib will make his special smoothie for you or simply a delicious cappuccino. During the lunch break, the team of Hans and Mehdi will be ready with a fresh lunch for you. For a breathtaking view of Amsterdam, head to the 22nd floor. Collaborating takes on a new meaning with the Wavespace. This high-tech environment brings clients and colleagues together virtually from all over the world!

Recruitment procedure – How can you prepare for a long life together?

In principle, the selection process consists of 2 interview rounds and an (online) assessment.


Due to laws and regulations, and because EY (and in some cases its clients) has high demands on the reliability and integrity of its employees, every new employee will be screened. Depending on your rank the pre-employment screening could contain the following: Certificate of Conduct (in Dutch: VOG) or - if requesting a Dutch VOG is not possible - Criminal Background Check of the country you are currently living or have lived during the last five years, integrity questionnaire, verification of ID, diploma’s and/or work experience and consultation of the Dutch insolvency registry. 

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