Compass Group

Sap Finance Consultant

Compass Group
Birmingham, UK
20 Sep 2023
03 Oct 2023
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant
About the Role

What you'll be doing:

Compass Group Plc (Compass) is a £20 billion turnover, global organisation, and the world’s leading provider of food and support services. With operations across seven key business areas (Foodservice; Support Services; Business & Industry; Healthcare & Seniors; Education; Sports & Leisure; and Defence, Offshore & Remote), Compass serves customers in offices and factories; schools and universities; hospitals and senior living communities; major sports and cultural venues; and remote mining camps and offshore platforms.

The Business Solutions team are responsible for design, build, and system test across a suite of enterprise applications to shape solutions that can support our business and add value to the services we provide.

The SAP Finance Consultant will work with other Digital and Technology (D&T) teams and with the support of strategic partners has responsibility for providing the design, development, and implementation of strategic Finance solutions across the Compass UK & Ireland business sectors predominantly in the SAP space.

Compass UK & Ireland are embarking on a journey to migrate their ECC6 system a new strategic SAP S/4 HANA system and the SAP Finance Consultant will take a leading role in this project.

More about the role:

To work with our Business Partnering and Architecture teams to manage the demand pipeline and capital investments determining business readiness, rationale, priorities and ROITo undertake technical impact assessments, analysis work, design, technical specification, configuration, and unit testing within the Finance and Controlling functional areasTo work with our external development partners to deliver new Finance functionality. This will include core Finance processes, bank processing, inbound/outbound data integration between SAP ECC6 and other SAAS based applications.To provide SAP Finance technical capabilities to our Product Support teamWork collaboratively with other D&T project teams to deliver quality solutionsTo provide SAP technical expertise to projects migrating legacy finance systems to SAPDevelop product roadmaps and services to support decommissions, enhancements, and any rationalisation that deliver UK&I or sector wide valueWhat we’ll give:

We ensure you're rewarded for all your hard work, which is why we offer a comprehensive benefits package which includes but is not limited to:

Contributory pension schemeGrow your career with our Career Pathways and MyLearning programmesQuick access for you and your immediate family to a Digital GP, and wider healthcare benefitsExclusive travel discounts with TUI, Expedia, and many moreSave money on your food shop with discounts on Tesco, Sainsbury's, Morrisons and many moreUp to 44% off cinema tickets to enjoy your favourite blockbusterReceive Wow Points every time you spend and use them on a wide range of brandsUn-wind with us with free wellness, mindfulness and exercise classesYou can share all discounts and offers with your friends and familiesWho you are:

Compass looking for an experienced SAP Finance professional with a minimum of 5 years SAP experience. You’ll have excellent time management and prioritisation skills as there is a high volume of work requests. You’ll engage with a variety of stakeholders and be involved in ongoing process improvements, so the ability to adapt to change is important.

Must be able to demonstrate strong ‘subject matter expertise’ & a maturity in approach when engaging with and supporting the D&T Leadership team & the wider business in general.The job holder must have excellent communication, listening and negotiation skills in order to articulate ideas and thoughts clearly through various means, including written and oral communications with all levels of the organisation.Possess excellent organisational & analytical skills with an ability to work independently.A ‘can do' attitude with a proven ability to work at pace and drive change in an organisation.Ability to work on their own, to meet project timelines and drive out resolutions to problems.Demonstrate good problem-solving abilities with the necessary urgency and responsiveness to incidents, problems and their resolutionAn organised working practice with a mature and calm approach to all user situationsAbility to write clear procedures including technical and user documentationEssential Skills

A sound knowledge of Finance business processesExtensive experience in SAP Finance and Controlling configuration in ECC6 and or S/4 HANA
  • 5 years SAP FICO experience across 2 or more project life cycles
  • Core SAP Finance skills across but not limited to AP, AR, GL, AA;
  • MM, HR integration skills;
  • SAP Finance certification

  • Desirable Skills

    Knowledge of SAP S/4 HANA;Knowledge of MM and SD modulesExperience of building interfaces to/from SAP and understanding of BAPI’s, function modules and iDocsFor further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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