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
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.
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
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
Employment Type:Full Time, Permanent
Desired Candidate Profile
Doctorate:Doctorate Not Required
SAP Labs India Pvt. Ltd.
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 mySAP.com solutions. Headquartered in Bangalore, SAP India has offices in Mumbai and Delhi.
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