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Consulting, SAP S4H Finance - Senior Manager/Director

PricewaterhouseCoopers

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Ref: HP639-2184

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Line of Service
Advisory

Specialism
Finance

Management Level
Senior Manager

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

Requirements

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.

About the Company

At PwC Middle East, we’ve set out an ambitious purpose and strive to live it everyday: to solve important problems and build trust in society.

We’re a community of solvers that come together in unexpected ways to build trust and create sustained outcomes. We solve important problems, support one another as we grow, develop and build fulfilling careers.

PwC provides industry-focused services for public and private clients across Assurance and Audit, Deals, Consulting, Tax and Legal. We draw on our development legacy that brings together the collective experience of over 7,000 people in our region with offices across 12 countries to solve for tomorrow.

We’re striving to consistently deliver innovative work that builds trust and delivers sustained outcomes. And we’re proud of the strength that comes from all our different backgrounds and experiences and we value everyone’s uniqueness. We thrive in uncertainty, operate with integrity and leverage the diverse perspectives of our teams.

If you’re looking for a place that fuels your ambition to make a difference, that matches your curiosity with continuous learning opportunities and reimagines ways of working to enable you to lead a more balanced life, then you’re a future PwCer.

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