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DATE ADDED: Fri 05/07/2019

SAP Project Accountant

Greater Manchester, UK

JOB TYPE: Permanent

SALARY: £45000 - £55000/annum

SAP Project Accountant (Functional Specialist)

Fantastic Salary and Career Prospects, Benefits, Free Parking Annual Bonus

Global Organisation based in South Manchester

The SAP Project Accountant will provide expert business process capability to the organisation, being a functional expert in their designated area of focus, implementing best practice for specific level 2 Core Finance related processes.

Experience required as follows:

* Strong accounting skills and good understanding of finance core processes

* You will either be ACCA/CIMA/ACA Qualified or Qualified by Experience

* Good understanding of SAP Finance Master Data and SAP authorisation principles

* SAP Technical knowledge Configuration experience

* Ability to interact and integrate with the wider SAP landscape

* Proactive mindset to look to overall process optimisation

* Attention to detail to enable content to progressively assist the business users

* Ability to work closely with key finance stakeholders and propose solutions as part of issue resolution

* Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills

* Focus on delivering customer service and quality solutions

* Logical approach to developing solutions to complex business issues

* Comfortable engaging with stakeholders of all levels

* Self-starter with a high level of self-motivation to drive activities to closure

* Strong communication and presentation skills: the ability to communicate technical information to non-technical individuals; and the ability to present to a range of audiences in a clear, concise, appropriate manner

* Genuine interest in system automation, technology and business process improvement

* Strong relationship building skills

* Experience of a SAP ERP implementation would be advantageous

* The ability to identify, communicate and resolve/mitigate risks, issues and assumptions

Duties will include -

* Act as Tier two support, being a functional expert in designated area of focus

* Provide business process capability as a functional expert for Tier two related processes

* Act as second line support for incidents raised by the ERP Service Desk and the internal IT team

* To be part of a "Resolver Group" on a functional basis, acting as the initial point of technical support for the system

* SAP configuration knowledge plus a good understanding of SAP Master Data and SAP authorisation principles

* To act as part of the functional team taking a responsibility for standard changes to support the Business Analyst

* To carry out activities to prevent the over-use of 3rd line support.

* Where necessary manage the interaction with the AMS provider regarding specific incidents and changes

* Supporting with system change requests for SAP Systems Assets working closely with BA's/Experts to develop robust requirements in line with any legal/policy changes.

* Role authorization management including defect resolution and change management

* Processing of SAP Core Finance and related applications

* Handling of all operational day-to-day support activities for security/authorisations including ticket resolution and issue escalation

* Performing control reviews and risk assessments

* Managing internal and external audit request for security related topics

* Actively seeking continuous improvement opportunities and supporting improvement initiatives to internal processes, procedures and standards

Our client is a diverse organisation with lots of plans for expansion moving forward. For further information about this permanent opportunity please forward your CV for immediate consideration
Role: SAP Project Accountant
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Greater Manchester,

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