PMx Senior SAP Finance & Controlling Consultant

Atlanta, Georgia
17 Nov 2016
22 Dec 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
The PMx Senior SAP Finance & Controlling Consultant will be working on multiple projects as a project leader or internal consultant. In this role, you will work on projects for components of the domain.

Essential Responsibilities

As the PMx Senior SAP Finance & Controlling Consultant, you will:
  • Participate in the domain technical and business discussions relative to future architect direction
  • Assist in the analysis, design and development of a road-map and implementation based upon a current vs. future state in a cohesive architecture viewpoint
  • Gather and analyze data and develop architectural requirements at project level
  • Participate in the EA (Enterprise Architecture) governance model
  • Support the development software and data delivery platforms that are service-oriented with reusable components that can be orchestrated together into different methods for different businesses
  • Research and evaluate emerging technology, industry and market trends to assist in project development and/or operational support activities


  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or in a "STEM" Major (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
  • Minimum of 8 years of professional experience in SAP
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience with SAP Finance & Controlling with background in delivery, deployment and change management
  • Ability and willingness to travel 30% of the time, as required
  • Ability and willingness to work out of an office located in Atlanta, GA

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.

Desired Characteristics

  • Master's Degree with 6 years of experience in SAP OR PhD with 3 years of experience in SAP
  • Deep understanding and working knowledge of SAP deployment cutovers spanning diverse teams and integrated systems
  • Experience with a large transformational effort is desired
  • Proven experience in leading global teams and working effectively in a matrix organization model
  • Strong communication skills, ability to develop partnership with cross functional teams and develop an inclusive & collaborative environment
  • Experience working with remote / global teams and ability to travel as needed to ensure success of the projects
  • Practical exposure to, and experienced in, IT Service Management with process oriented perspective
  • Experience with driving Agile delivery execution leveraging DevOps principles across a global team
  • Strong ability to guide and influence a highly matrixed and cross-functional team
  • Ability to manage and drive change across the organization
  • Be able to motivate the team and drive clear accountability & responsibility within the team
  • Excellent negotiating and influencing skills at all levels of the organization
  • Knowledge of ITIL is a benefit
  • SAP certification in Finance & Controlling is a benefit
  • Understands technical and business discussions relative to future architecture direction aligning with business goals
  • Understands concepts of setting and driving architecture direction
  • Familiar with elements of gathering architecture requirements
  • Understands architecture standards concepts to apply to project work
  • Extensive experience running large scale SAP rollouts in mid to large size enterprises
  • Strong hands on experience in SAP delivery methodologies including ASAP
  • Ability to understand end to end solutions extending beyond SAP modules
  • Strong business and systems acumen with clear thinking abilities to drive desired outcomes
  • Excellent project management skills with tools like MS Project, Smartsheet etc.
  • Expertise in data conversion tools like BackOffice, LSMWs etc.
  • Knowledge of Sap processes in Finance & Controlling as well in the customizing activities
  • Knowledge of Sabrix and customizing of the tool
  • Understand key cross-functional concepts that impact the organization; is aware of business priorities and organizational dynamics
  • Demonstrate knowledge of business' structure and the interplay of functions to support business goals; demonstrate knowledge of the business products, key processes, suppliers, customers and market / competitors
  • Coaches and mentors team members
  • Familiar with concepts of costing hardware and software components. Works to assure work is on-time and within budget
  • Delivers tasks on-time with alignment to architectural goals. Can identify and raise issues, risks and benefits
  • Participates in change initiatives by implementing new directions and providing appropriate information and feedback
  • Collaborates with project management on reporting project status, issues, risks and benefits
  • Meets with project leaders and software development Leaders to ensure progress towards architectural alignment with project goals and requirements
  • Ensures understanding of issues and presents clear rationale
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