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IBM SAP FERC S/4HANA Finance Managing Consultant in Phoenix, Arizona


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Your Role and Responsibilities

The SAP HANA S/4 Finance consultant should have an excellent knowledge of S/4HANA Finance solutions with a strong utilities background. The consultant is expected to provide business process guidance on SAP requirements and design across the financial functions, this will include Chart of Accounts (COA), Planning & Budgeting, Financial, Managerial and FERC (Federal Energy Regulatory Commission) Accounting & Reporting, Asset Accounting, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable and Employee Expenses. The consultant should be aware of the S/4HANA roadmap differences between releases and new innovations. Familiarity with new cloud offerings from SAP is a plus. The role will also require strong oral and written communication skills.

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Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • At least 4 years of experience in Finance and Controlling with minimum 4 end-to-end implementations from project preparation to go-live

  • At least 2 years of implementation or migration experience with SAP S/4HANA

  • At least 2 years of experience working with financial processes, accounting and regulatory reporting in US electric utilities as well as the related SAP applications.

  • At least 2 years of experience working with and implementing of the FERC module.

  • At least 1 year of experience working with cost flows and joint venture accounting.

  • At least 3 years of solid SAP business process knowledge and business process blue printing experience

  • At least 3 years of consulting experience

  • Experience integrating SAP with Utility specific third party solutions like PowerPlan.

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Should be well aware of the S/4HANA roadmap and new innovations that are brought in in each of the S/4HANA releases.

  • Experience with joint venture accounting and billing.

  • Ability to work with a wide range of client leadership in financial and managerial accounting, regulatory, supply chain management, asset management, and customer service.

  • Understand cost flows from generation, transmission, distribution, and back office activities to FERC accounts and joint owner billing.

About Business Unit

IBM Services is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants that design, build, and run foundational systems and services that is the backbone of the world's economy. IBM Services partners with the world's leading companies in over 170 countries to build smarter businesses by reimagining and reinventing through technology, with its outcome-focused methodologies, industry-leading portfolio and world class research and operations expertise leading to results-driven innovation and enduring excellence.

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