SAP Implementation Finance Leader

Temporary
Essex
Essex
£450 - £500 Per Day
Accountancy & Finance
13373

Are you a strategic and results-driven SAP Implementation Finance specialist who is looking for their next high-profile project? A blue-chip organisation based in Essex are looking for a driven finance leader to oversee all aspects of a SAP implementation project within the finance domain.

The successful candidate will be responsible for leading a team of finance professionals, collaborating with cross-functional stakeholders, and ensuring the successful integration of SAP finance modules into their existing systems and processes.

This assignment is expected to take up to nine-months but has plenty of scope to be extended past this.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead the planning, design, and implementation of SAP finance modules, including General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Asset Accounting, Cost Center Accounting, and Profit Center Accounting.
  • Develop and execute a comprehensive implementation strategy, timeline, and budget in alignment with organizational goals and objectives.
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders, including finance, IT, and business leaders, to gather requirements, define business processes, and identify opportunities for process improvements.
  • Provide strategic guidance and leadership to the project team, including project managers, business analysts, and consultants, to ensure alignment with project goals and objectives.
  • Manage project risks, issues, and dependencies, and implement mitigation strategies to ensure project success.
  • Lead change management efforts to drive user adoption and acceptance of new processes and systems.
  • Develop and deliver training programs and materials to support end-user training and enablement.
  • Monitor project progress, track key performance indicators (KPIs), and provide regular updates to senior leadership.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant regulatory requirements and internal controls throughout the implementation process.
  • Drive post-implementation reviews and continuous improvement efforts to optimize system performance and user satisfaction.

Requirements:

  • Extensive experience leading SAP implementation projects within the finance domain, including hands-on experience with SAP finance modules (e.g., SAP S/4HANA Finance).
  • Proven track record of successful project delivery, including project planning, execution, and stakeholder management.
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to inspire and motivate cross-functional teams.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively engage and influence stakeholders at all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment, with a strong sense of urgency and drive for results.

Benefits:

  • £450 - £500 per day
  • Opportunity to lead a high-impact SAP implementation project and make a significant contribution to the organization's success.
  • Exposure to cutting-edge technology and best practices in finance and enterprise resource planning (ERP).
  • Potential for career advancement and professional growth within the organization.
James Lassey

Associate Director

+44 (0)1371 832 922