Senior Manager (SAP)

Ekurhuleni (East Rand) employment-hr
PURPOSE We provide control design and implementation services during process change and software implementation projects, helping their clients get the most out of their SAP systems. The SAP Senior Manager will take a risk-based approach to business processes, systems integrity, and authorisations to fully understand an organisation’s risk and control tolerance, and balance that against established organisational control objectives and integrity techniques. Responsibilities Demonstrate in-depth understanding of process risks and controls which mitigate risk and help ensure related process objectives Design and evaluate complex business and technology risks, internal controls which mitigate risks, and related opportunities for internal control improvement Understand and provide advice on project, business and information technology management processes to mitigate risks Actively participate in decision making within the engagement and the team. Understanding the broader impact of those decisions. Build and nurture positive working relationships with clients with the intention to exceed their expectations. Business Development – Manage and grow appointed client portfolio, identify and build relationships with key decision-makers within clients Produce proposals that demonstrate the Company’s ability to meet their business needs to Clients Facilitate use of technology-based tools or methodologies to review, design and/or implement products and services Participate in and actively support mentoring / coaching / people development relationships within practice Supervision of junior team mates, reviewing their work, providing support and sharing knowledge. Working as part of team, conducting reviews of clients’ SAP systems, analyzing company’s business processes, finding system exceptions, etc. Advising on management information requirements in the context of the business risks. SAP systems review – testing of controls, highlighting of potential systems risks and recommending solutions. Preparation of management letters (reports) as well as presentations highlighting the results of our reviews and the impact of our results on their business. Project management abilities and experience. Engagement planning and management. Manage budgets and timelines on assignments to improve engagement profitability. Education, Skills & Experience Minimum of completed B-degree (B.Com or BSc.) from a recognised University CISA an advantage (not essential) SAP Module Certification in the following modules preferable: SAP MM; SAP Finance; SAP Logistics; SAP GRC (Access and Process Control) Experience in ERP systems audit and assurance Manager (7+ years) Controls implementation experience in SAP Strong background in and experience in one or (preferably more) of the following is required: Access control software, such as SAP GRC Security and authorisation implementation or auditing techniques SAP control analysis and/or implementation in medium to large client environments Specific experience of SAP processes and controls, primarily in one or more of the following processes – procurement, sales, finance, costing, materials management and production Analysis of master data or set up of management of master data Data Migration and/or Data Governance Major SAP project management or project assurance Post SAP system implementation reviews Experience in and understanding of business and process risk, as well as designing and implementing controls to mitigate those risks A good understanding of general financial and business issues Working experience with SAP systems (this could be as a user / functional consultant / implementation consultant Ability to track down process / system errors to root cause and advise on improvements / solutions