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SAP Finance Team Lead

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Job ID 2023-9920 Location Bengaluru, India Date Posted Jan. 19, 2024 Category IT

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Job Description

Job Overview:

  • You are responsible for building and leading a team of IT professionals who will be designing, developing, implementing, and maintaining SAP Finance solutions. Role is pivotal in driving the strategic roadmap and operational performance of SAP Finance initiatives and services. Maintain a balance between technical proficiency, team leadership and a good understanding of SAP Finance products.
  • You will have robust DevOps project management and delivery skills, with a verifiable history of delivering complex software projects.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with Arm businesses to create, implement and lead SAP Finance solutions, products, and services.
  • Deliver SAP change initiatives.
  • Hire & Lead a technical SAP team developing and supporting SAP products and services.
  • Transform SAP products and services to stay lockstep with advances in technologies and changes to the business environment.
  • Maintain and/or improve SAP products and services through continuous improvement using a best-practice approach.

Required Skills and Experience:

Deep technical knowledge of the following gained from prior experience in a SAP Finance & Procurement role, in a SAP Fiori based landscape, including robust understanding of:

  • SAP FI modules including General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Asset Accounting, and Bank Accounting.
  • SAP CO modules such as Cost Element Accounting, Cost Centre Accounting, Internal Orders, Activity-Based Costing, Product Cost Controlling, and Profitability Analysis.
  • SAP Revenue Accounting and Reporting (RAR) functionalities, including revenue recognition, contract management, and revenue reporting.
  • SAP Group Reporting (GR) functionalities, including but not limited to group accounting and consolidation.

In addition, non-technical skills should include:

  • Proficiency in delivering via DevOps (CI/CD), Waterfall and Agile practices and frameworks such as PRINCE2, Scrum or Kanban, including highly accurate estimation of development tasks.
  • Knowledge of software quality assurance methodologies and the ability to implement processes that ensure the SAP team's outputs meet the Arm standards.
  • Assessing team workloads, prioritising tasks, and allocating resources efficiently and effectively to maintain a balanced delivery schedule.
  • Contribution to and monitoring of key performance indicators to evaluate the team's progress and productivity. Make informed and timely decisions, considering the team's input and potential impact on wider initiatives.
  • Ability to set a clear vision for the team, outlining goals and expectations. Conveying ideas, expectations, and feedback, both in one-on-one and group settings.
  • Understand team strengths and weaknesses and handle interpersonal dynamics with sensitivity. Delegate tasks, matching team members' skills and career aspirations with initiative priority and overall business needs.
  • Professional growth of team members through regular mentoring, coaching, and feedback. Comfortable raising issues and concern, especially in understanding that saying "I don't know" is acceptable.

“Nice To Have”:

  • Any relevant SAP technical certifications, such as SAP Certified Application Associate - SAP FICO!
  • Knowledge of international financial reporting standards (IFRS 15) and American standards (ASC 606) for revenue recognition, and how they are implemented in SAP RAR.
  • End-to-end knowledge of procurement processes and standard practices within SAP Ariba for Ariba Network, Ariba Sourcing, Ariba Contract Management, Ariba Procurement, and Ariba Supplier Risk and Performance Management.

In Return:

Arm’s hybrid approach to working is centred around flexibility, where we split our time between the office and other locations to get our work done. Within that framework, we empower groups and teams to determine their own particular hybrid working pattern, depending on the work and the team’s needs. Details of what this means for each role will be shared upon application. In some cases, the flexibility we can offer is limited by local legal, regulatory, tax, or other considerations, and where this is the case, we will collaborate with you to find the best solution. Please talk to us to find out more about what this could look like for you.

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Accommodations at Arm

At Arm, we want our people to Do Great Things. If you need support or an accommodation to Be Your Brilliant Self during the recruitment process, please email accommodations@arm.com. To note, by sending us the requested information, you consent to its use by Arm to arrange for appropriate accommodations. All accommodation requests will be treated with confidentiality, and information concerning these requests will only be disclosed as necessary to provide the accommodation. Although this is not an exhaustive list, examples of support include breaks between interviews, having documents read aloud or office accessibility. Please email us about anything we can do to accommodate you during the recruitment process.

Hybrid Working at Arm

Arm’s hybrid approach to working is centred around flexibility, where we split our time between the office and other locations to get our work done. Within that framework, we empower groups and teams to determine their own particular hybrid working pattern, depending on the work and the team’s needs. Details of what this means for each role will be shared upon application. In some cases, the flexibility we can offer is limited by local legal, regulatory, tax, or other considerations, and where this is the case, we will collaborate with you to find the best solution. Please talk to us to find out more about what this could look like for you.

Equal Opportunities at Arm

Arm is an equal opportunity employer, committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal opportunities are available to all applicants and colleagues. We are a diverse organization of dedicated and innovative individuals, and don’t discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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