SAP Business Enterprise Sen/Prin Consultant for the Industry Energy and Natural Resources(Finance F Job in Virtual - Germany, Germany

Requisition ID: 189234

Work Area: Consulting and Professional Services

Location: Virtual - Germany

Expected Travel: 0 - 70%

Career Status: Professional

Employment Type: Regular Full Time


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For Business Transformation Services which is the management consulting unit of SAP we are looking for a Senior / Principal Business Enterprise Consultant being assigned to the industry Energy and Natural Resources with a focus on Finance Processes. The consultant will be working with our clients and supporting them on their finance transformation by creating business cases, finance roadmaps and advising them on the SAP Financial Accounting and Managerial Accounting solutions of SAP to enhance their business functionality and overall performance. In addition, the consultant will partner with the client to analyze and define business requirements, processes and objectives to scope project and deliverables and help them to achieve their Digital Transformation vision. Our vision is to drive business value and ultimately successful outcomes by helping our customers understand how best to leverage, implement and sustain SAP solutions for the industries in which they operate.

This key role is requiring deep knowledge and understanding of SAP solution capabilities (S/4 HANA and S/4 HANA Finance) as well as business processes and industry best practices. The consultant provides comprehensive advice to our customers on long-term (Big Picture) and short-term (Quick-win) perspectives on their key strategic imperatives and recommends innovations which anticipate the future directions of both business and IT stakeholders. Excellent facilitation and communication skills are essential as the consultant is engaging with executive stakeholders, partners and SAP account teams.


  • Help to define our client’s core strategic finance road map and provides leadership in their finance transformation journey.

  • Help our customers understand how SAP finance solutions based on S/4 Hana fit into their roadmap and what functionality should be leveraged to meet their business requirements.

  • Provide our customers key insight and direction related to industry trends, best practices, and world-class solutions.

  • Broad knowledge of industry specific SAP solutions and deep industry expertise (i.e. Upstream O&G, Downstream O&G, Oil Field Services).

  • Deep product expertise/business experience in S4/HANA with specific focus on SAP Finance/Controlling/Accounting (exposure to S/4HANA Finance preferred).

  • Ability to facilitate finance workshops with the business of our clients and provide thought leadership.

  • Performance of feasibility studies / solution / finance roadmaps and process design reviews.

  • Support of pre-sales activities (license and services).


  • Excellent knowledge in the industry of Energy & Natural Resources (e.g. Oil and Gas / Utilities Industry) as well as industry best practices.

  • Stay informed of the SAP roadmap, solutions, service offerings and market trends.

  • Facilitate collaborative architecture discussions with our customer, IT and business executives.

  • Development of 3-5 year strategic roadmaps encompassing the evolution of enterprise business solution portfolios from current to future state.

  • Close alignment with the SAP Sales Team to help develop account plans and to assist in positioning the correct SAP products and services.

  • Facilitate communications between business and technology stakeholders to ensure desired business outcomes are met.

  • Analyze and map clients’ business requirements, processes and objectives.

  • Ensure the value realization of SAP products during the finance transformation.

  • Identify and extract knowledge assets from S/4HANA projects and knowledge share with the internal Energy and Natural Resource (ENR) Consulting Practice.


  • Former SAP full cycle-implementation expertise

  • Bachelor’s Degree – Master’s degree preferred but not required.

  • Deep application expertise in SAP Finance/Controlling/Accounting, Universal Journal, JVA and PSA/PRA. Central Finance experience.

  • Strong knowledge of the Oil and Gas / Utilities Industry business processes

  • 50 - 80% Travel.

  • Fluent in German and English is a must


  • A minimum of 5 years SAP consulting experience in the Oil and Gas / Utilities industries in the area of Finance

  • Good leadership skills - able to lead customer engagements at an executive level.

  • Deep understanding of Oil and Gas/ Utilities industry business processes

  • Experience in co-leading a finance transformation.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills in areas such as teamwork, facilitation and negotiation.

  • Strong written, verbal communication and presentation skills; ability to present and discuss strategies and technical information in a manner that establishes rapport, persuades others, and establishes understanding for technical and non-technical audiences.

  • Overall knowledge of SAP Finance solutions with strong knowledge of Financial Accounting and Managerial Accounting processes and best practices.

  • Experience in SAP S/4HANA Roadmap, Finance SAP Activate Methodology.


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