SAP Senior Architect - Finance and controlling
Permanent Employment - Oslo
As a SAP functional architect you will be lead responsible for SAP Finance and controlling to a selected customer portfolio in Norway. You will be subject matter expert for resolution of complex finance matters in close cooperation with both customer and SAP and act as lead advisor both for existing customers as well as in sales cases within the SAP Finance and controlling area. About Cognizant
Cognizant (Nasdaq-100:CTSH) is one of the world's leading professional services companies, transforming clients' business, operating and technology models for the digital era. Our unique industry-based, consultative approach helps clients envision, build and run more innovative and efficient businesses. Headquartered in the U.S., Cognizant is ranked 194 on the Fortune 500 and is consistently listed among the most admired companies in the world. Learn how Cognizant helps clients lead with digital at www.cognizant.com or follow us @Cognizant. About the Team / Business Unit
Cognizant is a SAP Certified partner with more than 12 500 resources covering all areas of SAP. To meet up with the accelerating digital development, Cognizant is constantly developing to be in front of the SAP technology and its integrations to digital solutions.
The Cognizant SAP team in Norway contains of 20+ SAP resources covering the different functional areas of SAP S/4 Hana and products such as Success Factors. The resource pool is located in Oslo, Stavanger and Kristiansand About You:
You will be the lead architect for the SAP Finance and Controlling area with the responsibility to guide Norwegian customers in the best use of SAP S/4 Hana and products as SAP Business Planning and Consolidation.
It is expected that you are skilled in SAP S/4 Hana configuration, that you know the financial structures and processes in S/4 Hana and its integrations to logistics processes, and that you use this knowledge to interact with the wider Cognizant SAP network to get the correct competence to resolve complex tasks and guide on the most effective SAP solutions.
Your Key Result Areas:
Required & nice to have Skills: Must Haves: Strong experience in SAP ECC and S/4 Hana Finance and controlling area with multiple implementation experience Ability to advise customer on SAP Best Practice and SAP solutions to meet company requirements, as well as legal requirements, for accounting. This also includes interacting with third parties such as SAP and customer's auditors Team worker and experience to work, interact, lead and develop global teams. The role currently does not require personal responsibility, but the ability to manage a team is expected, independent if it is through informal or formal management Nice to Have/ Your chance to grow Wider SAP experience and knowledge of SAP financial products such as SAP Business Planning and Consolidation Prior experience forging relationships at Decision Maker Level and C-Level University degree If you're comfortable with ambiguity, excited by change, and excel through autonomy, we'd love to hear from you! #becognizant
- Act as lead consultant within Finance and controlling and be functional lead for a global team of 5-6 finance consultants. The role is currently not defined with personell resonsibility, but a clear functional lead responsibility
- Interact with customers: guide and advise of changes in organizational structures, how to meet external and internal requirements within Finnace and cost controlling
- Be lead Finance consultant in implementation projects, larger enhancement projects or major upgrades
- Interact with customers as well as SAP how to meet legal requirements, analyse SAP notes, verify and test new functionality from SAP and guide the customer in implementation
- Develop SAP skills and follow market trends and how legislation develops