PwC Middle East

Consulting, SAP S4H Finance - Senior Manager/Director (KSA/UAE)

5 days left

Location
Riyadh
Salary
Not disclosed
Posted
27 Sep 2021
Closes
27 Oct 2021
Ref
245449WD
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Director

Description

At PwC, we measure success by our ability to create the value that our clients and our people are looking for. Our reputation lies in building lasting relationships with our clients and a focus on delivering value in all we do. We’re a network of firms in 158 countries with more than 236,000 people who are committed to delivering world-class capabilities and quality in assurance, tax and advisory services.

Established in the region for 40 years, PwC Middle East employs over 4,200 people across 12 countries. Complementing our depth of industry expertise and breadth of skills is our sound knowledge of local business environments across the Middle East region. Our tailored solutions help our clients meet the challenges and opportunities of doing business in the Middle East market and beyond.

Job Description & Summary

Within Consulting, you will be working with the Finance Transformation competency, which provides advisory services focused on CFO agenda like:
  • Finance operating model and finance transformation
  • Strategic planning, financial planning, budgeting and reporting
  • Corporate treasury and cash management
  • Public Financial Management, including Treasury Single Account, GFMIS and Cash to Accrual
  • Effective financial control, reporting and consolidation
  • Shared services finance and transactional efficiencies
  • Robotic Process Automation
  • Costing and Cost Optimization Opportunities
  • Leveraging Cloud / On Premise ERP, Treasury, EPM and Digital technologies
  • Supporting adoption of new accounting standards (eg. IFRS)

Within Consulting, you will be working with Finance Function Effectiveness competency, which provides advisory services focused on CFO agenda like:

  • Finance operating model and finance transformation
  • Strategic planning, financial planning, budgeting and reporting
  • Corporate treasury and cash management
  • Public Financial Management, including Treasury Single Account, GFMIS and Cash to Accrual
  • Effective financial control, reporting and consolidation
  • Shared services finance and transactional efficiencies
  • Robotic Process Automation
  • Costing and Cost Optimization Opportunities
  • Leveraging Cloud / On Premise ERP, Treasury, EPM and Digital technologies
  • Supporting adoption of new accounting standards (eg. IFRS)

Responsibilities

As a member of the Finance Transformation competency executive team (Senior manager or Director depending on skills, qualifications and years of experience), you’ll be responsible to lead a team of problem solvers with extensive consulting and industry experience, helping our clients solve their complex business issues from strategy to execution. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for SAP S4H Finance (S4H Finance, S4H Central Finance, S4H Group Reporting & Consolidation, S4H Integrated Business Planning – Finance) implementation programs
  • Work closely with PwC’s Enterprise Solutions core team in driving S4H CFO agenda and programs
  • Responsible for delivery of SAP ECC FICO enhancement programs with a focus on CFO agenda
  • Strong understanding of how SAP S4H Ariba, MM, PS / EAM, S&D, SuccessFactors Employee Central / Payroll and other modules integrate with S4H Finance
  • Develop PwC offering in the region of S4H Finance (FUTURE FIT Proposition)
  • Work closely with PwC’s Enterprise Solutions Go to Market and Sales teams in the region to identify S4H adoption and business case programs
  • Lead a team of SAP FICO experts in the region
  • Develop propositions and impart this knowledge to Managers, Assistant Managers, Consultants and Senior Consultant
  • Work with colleagues in all Middle Eastern offices on client work as well as with international teams (primarily UK and India) where appropriate.
  • Keep up to date with current trends from the region and from across the world

Experience

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting
  • MBA or Masters in Finance or CPA/ACCA is a plus
  • Years of Experience: 8-12 years of experience in SAP ECC FICO OR S4H Finance modules implementation
  • Prior Experience - Big 4, Accenture, IBM or Boutique SI (with focus on Business Consulting enabled by SAP rather than pureplay configuration work)
  • Minimum 3 years of experience within a professional services environment
  • Experience of at least 2 life cycle implementation programs on SAP ECC FICO / ECCS OR 1 life cycle implementation program on SAP S4H
  • Middle East experience - Previous experience within the Middle East is a plus but not mandatory
  • Proven IT skills in various digital platforms (Cloud and On Premise)
  • Language Skills: Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) in English. Arabic language skills are preferable but not mandatory.
  • The ability and willingness to travel within the Middle East where the project dictates
  • Strong capability to lead sales and manage delivery
  • Strong ability to manage large project/ consulting teams (5+)
  • Ability to understand client context (across a variety of problem areas), structure the issue and develop the fit-for-purpose solution
  • Should have a track record in relationship management and business development
  • Should have gained previous experience in managing staff and the ability to demonstrate leadership skills.

Travel Requirements

Not Specified

Available for Work Visa Sponsorship?

Yes

Government Clearance Required?

No

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