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Senior SAP FI/CO Consultant ( with German)

Location:  Wrocław
Other locations:  Anywhere in Country
Salary: Competitive
Date:  27 Feb 2024

Job description

Requisition ID:  1458252

Senior SAP FI/CO Consultant ( with German)


Let us introduce you the job offer by EY GDS Poland – a member of the global integrated service delivery center network by EY.

We are looking for a Senior SAP FI/CO Consultant to join our EY GDS Consulting Services team to navigate clients through IT transformation journeys by implementation cutting – edge IT solutions dedicated to the biggest market players.


The opportunity


As a member of our team, you’ll have a chance to extend your knowledge & experience by working on the interesting projects with the newest technologies and approaches. You’ll support clients in choosing the most suitable business solution and take part in implementations of SAP systems in Record to Report areas. 


Your key responsibilities


You’ll be helping clients to successfully go through IT transformations in order to implement new solutions offered by SAP, i.e.:  S/4Hana, Central Finance, VIM, FPSL, Group Reporting, Accrual Engine, RE-FX. 

You will be asked to support clients in  greenfield and brownfield implementations using various methodologies i.e. Agile.  Your responsibility will be also to manage the quality of implementation projects.


Skills and attributes for success


  • You have great communication and problem-solving skills
  • You are open to work with international customers
  • You are perfect at keeping project timelines


To qualify for the role, you must have


  • At least 3 years of relevant experience in SAP FICO implementation and/or configuration in areas such as AP, AR,  GL, Cost Center, Fixed Assets, PEC etc., including roles of leading consultant 
  • You’ll successfully take part in implementation of SAP systems (Including S4 Finance)   
  • You’ll enthusiastically enhance your core SAP technology knowledge and experience   
  • You’ll be willing to travel on business   
  • Experience in data migration   
  • Knowledge about system enhancements   
  • Strong team work skills 
  • Project Stream and Team leading experience will be an advantage   
  • Experience in standard project tasks: Business analysis, Task planning, Team management, Team members mentoring   
  • Excellent English verbal and written communication,  
  • Higher Education Degree
  • German speaking skill is required
  • Be a qualified accountant or have a strong Finance background
  • Holds SAP certifications
  • An understanding of the SAP roadmap and industry trends
  • Excellent communication and Client collaboration skills
  • Exposure to different market sectors would be advantageous


Skills and attributes for success. Must have skills (at least 40% from the below list):


  • Enterprise structure design / Finance Master data
  • General Ledger
  • Accounts Receivable
  • Accounts Payable
  • Asset Accounting
  • Product Costing
  • Statutory reporting
  • Tax
  • Treasury
  • Profitability Analysis / Management Reporting
  • Strong cross functional understanding with PP, MM, SD.


Ideally, you’ll also have knowledge and experience of the following:


  • SAP software solutions – Underpinned with strong functional process knowledge and an ability to contextualize technology and deliver business value
  • System integration skills
  • Experience developing systems requirements, designing and prototyping, testing, training, defining support procedures, and implementing practical business solutions under inter-dependent project deadlines.
  • Testing skills for strategy development and oversight of execution
  • Solution architecture skills
  • SAP Project Systems
  • SAP Group Reporting
  • SAP Central Finance
  • SAP Analytics, Performance Management and Reporting
  • SAP Financial planning solutions – BPC and/or SAC for Planning
  • Hands-on expertise with any of the SAP Treasury core components (i.e. Cash management, Transaction manager, In-house cash, Risk analyzers, Liquidity planner, Hedge management and accounting, SWIFT integration, BCM, integration with financial accounting and other applications).
  • SAP Portfolio and Project Management
  • SAP Vendor Invoice Management
  • SAP Success Factors
  • SAP Ariba
  • SAP Concur
  • SAP Business Technology Platform (BTP) 
  • Have experience of supporting pre-sales engagements and responding to RFP’s etc


Responsibilities across typical phases of an SAP project:


Analyze Phase:

  • Ability to understand client business model / requirements / pain points
  • Ability to understand big picture vision of the transformation program and prepare a plan to drive the day-to-day execution of the project.


Design Phase:

  • Ability to explain best practices to clients.
  • Ability to respectfully challenge clients and convince them on their mindset of customizing everything in SAP.
  • Ability to conduct workshops across all finance processes and articulate messages extremely clearly.
  • Ability to convince clients to make key design decisions (eg: one common chart of accounts OR decentralized chart of accounts)
  • Ability to provide SAP or non-SAP solutions to unique problems / business scenarios based on your experience with other companies in same or other industries.
  • Ability to prepare deliverables such as blueprint documentations, change impact assessment, Fit/Gap analysis, etc. and obtain sign-offs


Build Phase:

  • Ability to educate clients on SAP configuration needs for them to provide SPRO values
  • Ability to perform configurations in SAP
  • Ability to write Functional design documents for add-on requirements in SAP. Ability to communicate with developers to build as desired.
  • Ability to assist in Unit Testing and perform SIT.


Test Phase:

  • Ability to write test scripts and test scenarios with co-operation of key finance business users.
  • Ability to obtain sign offs for Test scripts.
  • Ability to facilitate UAT.
  • Ability to identify defects and liaise with developers to resolve and re-test them.


Training Phase:

  • Ability to prepare easy to understand and self-explanatory training materials
  • Ability to conduct mass user training (TTT / EUT). Ability to handle large crowds.
  • Ability to be confident, concise, and articulate in training.


Data Migration:

  • Ability to create a data strategy for master data and transactional data (eg: how should the cost centers be transformed, what happens to AR open items, etc.)
  • Ability to assist business users in data cleansing and data transformation.



  • Ability to assist and advice business users for cutover activities.


Post Go-live:

  • Ability to provide 1st level support up until 1st month end close.


What we offer


EY Global Delivery Services (GDS) is a dynamic and truly global delivery network. We work across ten locations –  Argentina, China, Hungary, India, the Philippines, Poland, Sri Lanka, Mexico, Spain and the United Kingdom – and with teams from all EY service lines, geographies and sectors, playing a vital role in the delivery of the EY growth strategy. From accountants to coders to advisory consultants, we offer a wide variety of fulfilling career opportunities that span all business disciplines. In GDS, you will collaborate with EY teams on exciting projects and work with well-known brands from across the globe. We’ll introduce you to an ever-expanding ecosystem of people, learning, skills and insights that will stay with you throughout your career


  • Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next. 
  • Success as defined by youWe’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way. 
  • Transformative leadershipWe’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs. 
  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs. 


About EY

EY | Building a better working world


EY exists to build a better working world, helping to create long-term value for clients, people and society and build trust in the capital markets. 

Enabled by data and technology, diverse EY teams in over 150 countries provide trust through assurance and help clients grow, transform and operate. 

Working across assurance, consulting, law, strategy, tax and transactions, EY teams ask better questions to find new answers for the complex issues facing our world today.


If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build. 

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