EY Advisory Services Senior - Performance Improvement - Technology Enablement - SAP EPM Senior in United States

Advisory Services Senior - Performance Improvement - Technology Enablement - SAP EPM Senior

Advisory

Requisition # UNI00BKY

Post Date Jun 06, 2018

Job Summary:

Within Advisory Services our SAP team works collaboratively with our clients to manage engagements and lead teams in all aspects of design and delivery of information solutions. The needs of our clients are driven by global trends such as big data, cloud computing and the increased complexity of data structures. In order to reinforce our SAP team, we are currently seeking experienced professionals to support client engagement teams and to work with a wide variety of clients to deliver professional services. Our focus will be on helping our clients to achieve the following key benefits:

  • An optimal applications portfolio and governance structure that aligns with IT strategy and business architecture

  • Improvement in application performance driving higher customer (internal and external) satisfaction

  • Cost reduction and better investment decisions for applications infrastructure and services

  • Reduction in complexity and improvement in agility for applications to support changing business needs and risk mitigation

We currently have a career opportunity for a Senior. The successful Senior will work with and through the EY Area offices to assist clients with a variety of needs. The goal is to support our Area offices as they build their individual practices and work to facilitate their clients' efforts to make their business units more effective and efficient. To meet that objective, our service offering includes, among others, the analysis of specific business requirements that will translate into sound technology architecture, infrastructure designs and vendor selection.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support Advisory Services by providing business development assistance, and as needed, managing project teams through agreed upon phases of the SAP project governance, requirements definition, vendor selection, risk analysis, customization, testing and training

  • Assist in developing applicable methodologies, tools, approaches, points of view, thought leadership and accelerators to differentiate EY in the ERP advisory market specifically for SAP BPC initiatives. These are shared with all EY market facing organizations to provide consistency and common platforms with which to go to market

  • Demonstrate the ability to independently lead different workstreams within SAP BPC implementations

  • Possess strong technical experience in various modules of BPC such as Reporting and Logic implementation

  • Participate in defining and translating customer business requirements into technical solutions within SAP BPC and providing technical leadership and individual contribution to the architecture and design of these solutions

  • Participate in the overall architecture, design and technical oversight of complex business initiatives in customer advisory engagements

  • Interface with the account team, customer and customer executive management to define requirements, recommend solutions and ultimately implement per cost, scope and schedule

  • Provide advisory support on complex tasks and project supervision. Participates in customer engagement planning and supporting sales efforts. Review and influence existing customer strategic goals. Collect, prioritize and document customer requirements with the customer.

  • Articulate alternatives in terms of cost, benefit, and risk where multiple solutions exist. Assist the Project Manager in the creation of technical project plans, and assists in assembling teams for customer engagements. Develop long-term relationships and networks both internally and externally

To qualify, candidates must have:

  • a bachelor's degree and approximately 2 years of related work experience; or a graduate degree and approximately 1-2 years of related work experience

  • a degree in computer science, engineering, accounting, finance or a related field (MBA or MS degree preferred)

  • approximately 1-2 years of experience working with SAP BPC Standard implementations. Any experience with SAP BPC Embedded or SAP BPC Optimized for S/4 HANA is a plus

  • Hands-on reporting experience using either of EPM Addin or Analysis for Office(AO)

  • Experience in implementing logics using either of logic scripts, BADIs or FOX formulas is preferable

  • Basic proficiency in BW data modeling is required.

  • Functional knowledge of Financial Planning or Consolidation is considered a plus

  • Knowledge of integration of SAP BPC with other SAP modules like ECC, BW is a plus

  • prior consulting industry experience preferred

  • strong written and verbal communication, presentation, client service and technical writing skills, coupled with a strong interest in further developing and integrating enterprise business processes with technology skills

  • ability and comfort level researching client inquiries and emerging issues, including regulations, industry practices, and new technologies

  • knowledge of leading practices, benchmarking, peer company environments and prior advisory experience relevant to industry specific finance and technology functions

  • ability and comfort level researching client inquiries and emerging issues, including regulations, industry practices, and new technologies

  • knowledge of leading practices, benchmarking, peer company environments and prior advisory experience relevant to industry specific finance and technology functions

  • prior advisory industry experience preferred

  • SAP Certification/s highly preferred

  • must also be willing and able to travel 70-90% of a work schedule