SAP ByDesign Functional Consultant - SystemsAccountants

Applying for SAP ByDesign Functional Consultant

SAP Business ByDesign Functional Consultant

London (hybrid)

3+ months contract

SystemsAccountants are currently working on behalf of our client based in London currently undergoing a major Finance Systems transformation piece having recently gone-live with the SAP Business ByDesign ERP. They are now looking for a SAP ByDesign expert to join their finance team, working with stakeholders across the business to understand their requirements and optimise their SAP ByDesign usage accordingly. The successful candidate will have a business and strategy orientated perspective, combined with a strong technical understanding of SAP ByDesign to enable the organisation to optimise the capabilities of the ERP system.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Conduct a thorough analysis of the current landscape of the SAP ByD implementation and set-up, identifying discrepancies in the alignment of technical aspects with business requirements.
  • Collaborating with the key finance stakeholders to understand the core finance processes and translate this into the SAP Business ByDesign ERP.
  • Provide systems knowledge and valuable insights into the capabilities of the SAP ByD platform and effective processes.
  • Propose and implement changes to align SAP ByD with the business needs.
  • Champion the needs and priorities of the business in meetings and discussions with the Partner.
  • Assist in the integration of SAP ByDesign with 3rd party systems, including the newly implemented SAP Analytics Cloud BI system.
  • Optimise SAP ByDesign to streamline financial processes and operations.

Role Requirements

  • At least 3 years of experience working on SAP Business ByDesign projects.
  • Strong Finance background with a part or full Accountancy qualification (ACCA, ACA, CIMA, FCMA etc.)
  • Strong background in financial reporting.
  • Project Management skills.
  • Strong communication skills and ability to communicate effectively with non-technical stakeholders.
  • Experience with the SAP Analytics Cloud would be beneficial, or knowledge of other planning and consolidation tools.
  • Experience working in the financial sector would be beneficial.

SystemsAccountants is a leading global Finance Systems, Analytics and Transformation recruitment company. We provide permanent & contractor recruitment solutions to enable clients to implement, support, develop & optimise Finance, ERP and Analytics systems. The SAP Business ByDesign recruitment team focuses exclusively on recruitment needs within the UK SAP ByD space, so if you’re currently on the market for a new SAP ByD role, then please get in touch with our team at

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