EY SAP - Senior Manager - Financial Service Organization - Consulting in Des Moines, Iowa
SAP - Senior Manager - Financial Service Organization - Consulting
Requisition # UNI00HKR
Post Date May 17, 2021
EY is the only professional services firm with a separate business unit (“FSO”) that is dedicated to the financial services marketplace. Our FSO teams have been at the forefront of every event that has reshaped and redefined the financial services industry. If you have a passion for rallying together to solve the most complex challenges in the financial services industry, come join our dynamic FSO team!
We live in a new digital world with exciting new technologies and challenges. Financial institutions are going through a seismic change in their business that also provides significant opportunities through a deep finance, risk and technology transformation. Large institutions in Banking, Insurance and Capital Markets are re-evaluating the way they conduct business and are undergoing strategic initiatives to enhance their operations to better serve their clients and address the high bar set by the regulator.
At EY, we pride ourselves on being a trusted advisor to the key stakeholders in the financial services industry. Our vision and flawless execution have driven a substantial growth in our organization. As a result, we are currently looking to expand our team by bringing on board new leaders with the commitment and drive to help our clients succeed. Due to the tremendous growth of the SAP platform, we need individuals versed in the technology that have relevant experience and a well-rounded skillset based on previous successful implementation lifecycles. This is an opportunity with tremendous growth potential for very motivated individuals that observe a strong work ethic. EY is working hard to turn our customers’ SAP platform deployments into end-to-end change enablers that bring the true meaning of digital to bear. Instead of delivering isolated technology solutions, we are passionate about helping our clients develop new business processes which complement and leverage their technology ecosystem, helping them to realize far-reaching organizational benefits.
Your Key Responsibilities
As a Senior Manager in our SAP Financial Services practice, you are expected to be able to lead a multi-discipline team through an SAP implementation cycle. You will be a key resource in the delivery of the SAP system and business integration, including interfacing with and advising client leadership personnel. You will be entrusted to deliver cohesive, comprehensive solutions on-time and on-budget to the utmost satisfaction of our clients. You will be working with your EY leadership to develop and sell new implementation opportunities and assist with the development of junior resources.
Skills and attributes for success
You will have previous experience with SAP ERP applications, ideally S/4 HANA, and will be experienced in areas such as financials, procure to pay, planning and consolidation or data modelling. You will have experience leading teams through complex implementations and exhibit the ability to think creatively to resolve business process design issues. You will possess excellent communication skills, an inclination to bond with the customer, and a track record of providing an outstanding service delivery experience.
To qualify for the role you must have
8+ years of work experience, including 5+ years of system implementation execution, system implementation design, and/or lean / six-sigma operational improvement
A minimum of 2 years of relevant experience at a financial services company or comparable industry experience
Previous exposure to SAP ECC or S/4 HANA
At least 3-5 years hands-on experience with at least one SAP module/application such as FICO, AP, AR, BPC, HANA modelling, BI, Bank Analyzer
Previous exposure to process design and mapping, with a strong understanding of deployment methodologies (ideally agile)
Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills
Successful experience with a Big-4, High-profile SAP client, or key role during an SAP implementation
Willingness and ability to travel up to 70-100%
Ideally, you’ll also have
Post-graduate / Graduate degree in computer science, engineering, accounting, finance or a related field
Extensive exposure to requirements gathering and fit-gap analyses
Strong knowledge of record-to-report processes
Experience in data modelling and reporting engagements
Experience developing sales opportunities
What we look for
- Strong team work, work ethic, commitment to continuous improvement and a relentless commitment to EY values.
What working at EY offers
We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, both pension and 401(k) plans, a minimum of 15 days of vacation plus ten observed holidays and three paid personal days, and a range of programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:
The opportunity to manage a portfolio of talent within a designated service line
A collaborative environment where everyone works together to create a better working world
Excellent training and development prospects, both through established programs and on-the-job training
An excellent team of senior colleagues, dedicated to managing and varying your workload
As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we hire and develop the most passionate people in their field to help build a better working world. This starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. So that whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.
Build your legacy with us. If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.
EY provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.
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