SAP Planning and Consolidation Consultant

5 - 10 Years
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Job Description

SAP Planning and Consolidation Consultant

Purpose and Objective

The SAP Planning and Consolidation Consultant is an experienced consultant who can effectively implement solutions for Planning and Consolidation projects. The role is a customer-facing role requiring an understanding of SAP Customers business and IT strategy with in-depth knowledge of SAP Planning and Consolidation solutions, capabilities and expertise, and use an outcome-based approach to provide SAP customers with the best solutions using SAP BPC on both BW & S4HANA, SAP Analytics Cloud (Planning & Reporting).

Expectations and Tasks

Translate business goals and requirements into SAP solutions through participation in blueprint workshops, facilitating decisions on best practice solutions, guiding configuration and providing Go-Live support

Participate in the design, implementation and support of planning & consolidation solutions

Natural ability to look for solution gaps and provide technical recommendations

Ability to interact with both business and technical stakeholders of clients to provide a sound technical solution

Can conduct and lead planning & consolidation related discussions with customers

Establish SAP as a "Strategic Trusted Advisor" by building a long-term relationship with customers

Support licenses and services sales as well as demand generation

Participate in team knowledge sharing - mentoring, white papers, presentations, etc.

Skills and Competencies
Technical Skills

Experience in driving Planning & Consolidation use cases across Business and IT groups

Experience implementating BPC 10.x or BPC 11, BPC embedded and SAP Analytics Cloud

Good understanding of technologies like HANA, BW4HANA, SAP Analytics Cloud, S4HANA, Cloud solutions

Understanding of Business Analytics and Cloud offerings

Understanding and experience in business and IT strategy with knowledge and skills in various SAP planning & consolidation solutions and capabilities

Ability to contribute to Business Analytics best practices / lessons learned

Has played lead consulting roles in SAP medium to large engagements across various industries

Ability to solve complex customer problems with hands on knowledge & experience

Knowledge in one or more of the following SAP skills:

HANA modelling and scripting experience including ability to write complex stored procedures and HANA views using SQL. High level knowledge of various replication methods to HANA and various reporting techniques on top of HANA views

Knowledge of SEM BCS

Knowledge of SAP BW or SAP BO or both.

Soft skills

Strong business acumen, analytical skills, and executive presence

Ability to operate across organizational boundaries and influence across all management levels both internally and externally

Excellent interpersonal skills, strong verbal and written communication skills.

Ability to travel globally for client facing engagements

Work Experience

Bachelor's degree in computer science

Prior customer-facing consulting experience in SAP engagements in Planning & Consolidation

Total of 5-10 years' experience, out of which at least 5 years in SAP domain.

End to end project experience in BPC Embedded, BPC Standard, SAC Planning, BW-IP

Ability to consult effectively on multiple Planning & Consolidation aspects of an SAP engagement:

Strong Functional Knowledge in the area of Financial & non-Financial planning Processes and Consolidation

Planning (BPC 10.x NW, BPC 11 NW, BW-IP, BPC optimized for S4HANA and SAC Planning)

Consolidation (BPC 10.x NW, BPC 11 NW, Real time consolidation and Group Reporting)

Reporting and Visualization (EPM Add-in, Analysis for Office, SAC)

Advanced Analytics (SAP Predictive Analytics, Text Analytics etc.)

Data Warehousing Platform (SAP BW, SAP BW4HANA, SAP HANA)

Data Management (SAP HANA)

Scripting (FOX, Script Logic)

8+ Years' Experience in at least one of the below Planning & Consolidation topics: Experience with Planning & Consolidation solutions using BPC 11, BPC optimized for S4HANA and SAC Planning

Experience with gathering business requirements related to planning & consolidation

Experience designing and implementing reporting and visualization using Analysis for Office, EPM-Add in or SAP Analytics Cloud

Experience with designing security for BW, BPC

Experience with BW on HANA modelling or native HANA modelling

Experience with Data Integration in traditional and Hadoop environments

Nice To Have

Prior experience of BW or BW-IP

Experience working with Predictive Analytics and any other planning tools apart from BPC

Experience with TPM

Salary: Not Disclosed by Recruiter

Industry:IT-Software / Software Services

Functional Area:IT Software - ERP, CRM

Role:Outside Consultant

Employment Type:Full Time, Permanent


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Doctorate:Doctorate Not Required

Company Profile

SAP Labs India Pvt. Ltd.

Established in 1996, SAP India is a wholly owned subsidiary of SAP AG. SAP is a recognized leader in providing collaborative e-business solutions for all types of industries, for every market, around the world.

SAP India is a part of SAP Asia Pacific and is responsible for the sales of SAP solutions, implementation, post-implementation support, and training and certification of customers and partners. SAP India's mission is to enable companies to access the global market by offering them a wide rage of Web-enabled solutions.

For more than five years, SAP India has been delivering solutions to hundreds of successful companies. Today, SAP India is one of the fastest growing SAP subsidiaries with more than 200 customers using solutions. Headquartered in Bangalore, SAP India has offices in Mumbai and Delhi.
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