Senior SAP FI Consultant

Location: Durban, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
Job # 3824424
Date Posted: 22-05-2014
Our client, a well established company, is looking for a Senior SAP FI Consultant for a permanent role or 1 year contract based in Durban. This is a wonderful company to work for - a very exciting workplace with excellent benefits, and flexible working hours! Occasional local and national travel may be required.

The purpose of this job is to use business analysis skills for the purpose of requirements gathering. To carry out the detailed design, configuration and implementation of business processes within the SAP R/3 environment. To troubleshoot and provide the customer with practical, smart, innovative business process and systems solutions.

Candidates must have a good business understanding and appreciation. Needs to be an expert in at least one functional area and have extensive systems implementation experience. A good understanding of SAP's functional integration is needed

Required Outputs:
  • Use ASAP methodology and tools on projects
  • Competent at requirements gathering using Business Analysis techniques
  • Prepare and contribute to process design workshops
  • Compilation of Design and Functional Specifications
  • Experience in configuration of SAP FI is essential,
  • Experience in configuration of SAP CO and/or SAP CML will be advantageous
  • Maintain the SAP system and provide support
  • Demonstrate and gain acceptance from customer
  • Prepare documentation and complete administrative tasks
  • Assist in technical preparation of business process procedures, test scenarios, end-user documentation and user manuals
  • Effective handover of work to the knowledge management end-user training division
  • Apply knowledge gained from each project experience to execute future tasks for projects
  • Interact with SAP project manager
  • Perform any required administrative tasks during the project
  • Set timelines and deliver on own and team projects
  • Influence the team agenda to integrate own projects
  • Ability to work effectively in teams
  • Ability to take the lead on a project, work independently on own projects and deliver the project from start to finish
  • Ability to interact effectively with customers
  • Build and maintain effective customer relationships
  • Effective Business writing and communication skills
  • Meet audit requirements
  • Contribute to financial goals
  • Ensure work outputs are timely and of the highest quality
  • Continually develop core skills and business knowledge
Minimum Requirements:
  • 3 year academic/financial/professional IT degree or diploma equivalent to an NQF5/6
  • SAP certification in FI/CO
  • SAP CML (Consumer and Mortgage Loans) is critical
  • Solid Accounting background
  • Minimum of 6 Years in SAP FI configuration
  • Strong business analysis skills
  • Good reading, writing and verbal skills, and a good command of the English language is essential.
  • Project Management skills
  • Accounting qualification
Candidates must be South African citizens or in possession of a valid work permit.  Should you comply with the above criteria, kindly apply online, and be sure to upload your latest CV, indicate availability and expected salary.
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