As a Package Consultant at IBM, get ready to tackle numerous mission-critical company directives. Our team takes on the challenge of designing, developing and re-engineering highly complex application components and integrating software packages using various tools. You will use a mix of consultative skills, business knowledge, and technical expertise to effectively integrate packaged technology into our clients' business environment and achieve business results.
Your Role and Responsibilities
IBM Global Business Services (GBS) helps our clients fundamentally redesign experiences to create new sources of value, digitally reinvent their operations for great efficiency and transform their entire enterprises through cognitive. We invite you to consider joining IBM's global reach, outcome-focused methodologies, domain skills and deep industry expertise that are helping transform the way we live and work.
IBM's state-of-the-art Client Innovation Centre (CIC) (http://www-935.ibm.com/services/ca/en/gbs/application-management/nova-scotia-services-centre/index.html) opened in Nova Scotia in March 2013 and is the first of its kind in Canada. The Centre weaves together IBM's business insights and industry-leading software portfolio and is ideally suited for any client that needs flexible access to emerging or niche skills that may not be cost effective to grow internally. In addition, our focus on our team is unparalleled as demonstrated by the following:
The CIC NS is one of IBM's highest performing delivery centres worldwide - for retention, client satisfaction and utilization. Our employees are empowered to stay and grow within IBM.
More than 100 of our employees received promotion in 2015 alone. Structured career development programs are helping us grow our future leaders from within.
We are very focused on continuous skill development - staff training is our third largest annual Centre investment. Employees are immersed in a culture of learning and constant growth.
Investment in key partnership with universities, government and private sector groups which has resulted in IBM having a key influencing role in Nova Scotia's ICT industry, especially in talent development.
You have a solid business background in your field, hands-on experience in consulting, and SAP R/3 implementation experience in the areas of FI and CO. Working in this core area of our business you will be instrumental in helping us to continue to be recognized as the premiere SAP implementer in Canada.
Your responsibilities will include:
Conducting Fit/Gap analysis and business /process modeling
Gathering requirements from functional business owners
Assessing the business and application requirements
Designing robust business processes considering accepted industry practices
Configuring and testing the software
Driving the development of functional and systems specifications
Writing and maintaining necessary documentation
Actively performing knowledge transfer to client team members
Communicate and work with people of all levels in a team environment
Provide support to deployment as necessary
General Skills & Experience:
Experience working in financial accounting, management accounting and / or financial performance management
Strong leadership qualifications and experience
Strong interpersonal and negotiation skills; confident and credible working with VP level clients (senior positions).
Manage and lead the on-site and off-site Finance Support Teams (4 resources) and Finance Project Teams (3 resources)
Provide status updates on operational activities, incidents, service requests and minor enhancements
Monitor and manage team activities and provide action plans
Perform problem management tasks and communicate escalation procedures
Create a sense of community among peers
Understand the existing skill set versus the client's requirements and develop a training strategy
Assist team members with highly complex and diversified issues
Apply best practices and propose world class solutions to improve customer satisfaction and enhance overall delivery quality
Harvest reusable assets
Contribute to the incremental revenue by identifying additional opportunities and assisting in proposal development
Strong Financial configuration skills in SAP versions 4.6C and above. Preferred applicants will be certified in version 4.6c or above
Experience with the integration points between FICO and other modules
Knowledge of "best practices" built into the SAP software
Knowledge of SOX compliance parameters would be an asset
Experience using the ASAP implementation methodology
Knowledge in Inventory Costing
Knowledge in Treasury Consultant
Must have Federal Government Clearance
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
Minimum 5 years SAP implementation project experience with FI and/or CO
Must be eligible or have in hand - Enhanced Security Clearance
Must have the ability to work in Canada without sponsorship.
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Location StatementThis role will involve working with technology that is covered by Export Regulations sanctions. If you are a Foreign National from any of the following US sanctioned countries (Cuba, Iran, North Korea, and Syria) on a work permit, you are not eligible for employment in this position.
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