SAP FS-CD Consultant

Posted 25 January 2023
Salary Negotiable
Job type Contract
Contact NameDaniel Mapstone

Job description

Trust in Soda are partnered with a leading transformation agency as they support one Denmark's leading Insurance business

We are looking to onboard an experienced SAP FS-CD consultant to join on a long-term project

Location: Copenhagen

Rate: 600EUR/DAY

Length: 12months

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Facilitates the implementation and support of SAP functionality and overall performance, while maintaining a high degree of customer satisfaction.
  • Manages one or more small to medium-sized projects; plans, organizes, and implements project plans; manages activities of project teams; works in a matrix environment with IT Application Services and the business units; recommends and monitors development and implementation to ensure that projects support strategic goals, meet the needs of the business unit, and are integrated smoothly within time, budget, resource commitment, and standards maintained on all project activities, system implementations, upgrades, and releases
  • Works with the business unit to develop business requirements, project deliverables, cost/benefit requirements, specifications, business architectural models, and use-case scenario specifications; applies project management processes/tools to manage and track all projects; communicates issues, concerns, risks, and other project information as needed
  • Participates in project kickoff meetings; communicates individual roles and expectations, and ensures that all project team members have the tools and training to perform effectively
  • Assists in the development and ensures compliance of policies/procedures for the PMO, project sponsors, and all other stakeholders; assists in establishing guidelines to ensure adherence to policies/procedures by all stakeholders
  • Meets regularly with project sponsors to provide updates, acquire business decisions, and validate scope and direction; conducts formal reviews with business sponsors at the project's completion to confirm acceptance and satisfaction
  • Ensures that all changes in the processes/procedures are documented and communicated to project sponsors and other affected departments before implementation
  • Initiates and maintains all records related to projects, such as scope change control documentation, cost-change control documentation, and revised requirement documents (essentially all documents throughout the life of the project/development)
  • Develops and maintains productive working relationships with project sponsors, vendors, and key clients

  • Participates in business strategic planning and decision-making at the division level and may be involved to some extent in visionary strategic planning and decision-making for the organization
  • Directs functional research and innovation across integrated teams to include business and technology resources
  • Provides design recommendations for integrated solutions including development approach, solution integration and platform utilization
  • Provides functional business leadership and vision, and leads the development of standards and decisions regarding changes to systems/applications

System Knowledge and Project Experience

  • 8-12 years of prior implementation of SAP solutions
  • Prior implementation of a sub-ledger preferred; experience with configuration of a standard accounting solution - preferably on an SAP platform (e.g. SAP Bank Analyzer, FSCD, FPSL, Accounting for Insurance Contracts)
  • Alternatively, SAP FS-CD, SAP FS-RI or SAP S/4 Hana FI (with focus on technical subledger)
  • Engaged participation in the agile project delivery (sprint planning, JIRA, retrospective, etc.)
  • Understanding of end-to-end system landscape (source, master data, general ledger, consolidation) and how the data flows from the source to produce the required bookings, reports and interfaces
  • Ability to understand implementation design for new solutions and to specify requirements to developers for change requests
  • Knowledge of SQL as well as familiarity with scripting or programming languages

Business and Accounting Understanding

  • Worked on projects in the financial services industry (insurance companies, banks, fintechs, insurtechs)
  • Worked in at least one of the following areas: financial accounting, financial controlling, risk management, regulatory/statutory compliance
  • Willing to dig into financial reporting (e.g. US-GAAP or US Statutory)
  • Evaluates potential solutions to ensure requirements are aligned with the accounting standards and can be implemented/configured in the SAP FSCD and FPSL landscape
  • Solid grasp of insurance accounting business requirements and ability to document and communicate them effectively to product owner(s), business customers and team members is a plus