SAP Project Management Lead - SystemsAccountants

Applying for SAP Project Management Lead

Our client in the manufacturing industry is seeking a dynamic individual to join their expanding Finance team as the Finance Systems Project Lead. In this pivotal role, you will play a crucial part in the implementation and management of enterprise systems, driving the company’s profitable growth. Working closely with cross-functional teams, you will lead the development and deployment of SAP solutions across all aspects of our business operations.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead the planning and execution of SAP implementation projects across various business functions including Finance, Retail, Operations, Supply Chain, Sales, and Marketing.
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders to align Finance and IT strategies with overall business objectives.
  • Conduct thorough business process analyses to identify opportunities for leveraging enterprise platforms and industry-standard processes to optimize business functions.
  • Guide internal teams in SAP project execution, user support, and continuous improvement efforts.
  • Identify and address gaps in standard processes, exploring solutions such as interfacing with other software platforms or developing custom programs.
  • Provide training and support to end users to ensure seamless business operations.
  • Work closely with software and service partners to deliver technical solutions and resolve issues.
  • Drive the documentation of processes in alignment with the client’s business model and terminology.
  • Promote the adoption of standardized ways of working, methods, and tools across the organization.
  • Stay updated on the latest developments and offerings in enterprise systems.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in information technology, computer science, management information systems, business, finance, or a related field.
  • Over 10 years of experience in implementing and managing SAP solutions.
  • Minimum of 2 years of people management experience.
  • Proficiency in S4 HANA.
  • Strong understanding of financial business processes and their integration with SAP systems.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing projects and teams.
  • Experience in Materials Management (MM), Production Planning (PP), Sales & Distribution (SD), and/or Plant Maintenance (PM) is desirable.
  • Familiarity with 3rd party financial systems such as travel and expense management, month-end close automation, SEC reporting, and FP&A is advantageous.
  • Ability to think strategically, execute tactically, and collaborate effectively across teams and levels.
  • Proven ability to act decisively and work effectively in fast-paced environments.
  • Resourceful with a track record of achieving results with small teams.
  • Estimated 25% travel within the US depending on project needs.

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