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SAP Finance Lead Specialist

Job Description

Job Description

Reporting to the Finance Transformation Director, this role will take an active part in the Finance Transformation and be a key subject matter expert for Finance on SAP use, enhancement and transformation. Mainly the role will:

  • Define and deliver, working with key stakeholders, the single ERP integration strategy for Finance and the future roadmap.

  • Understand and articulate the configuration of SAP and how it is used for Finance processes at CUP&A

  • Provide finance leadership and vision, together with the Finance systems manager, for future improvements and enhancements and implementations into our overseas branches who are currently outside the SAP ECC landscape.

  • Ensure that adequate controls and integrity checks are in place within Finance to ensure systems are operating as expected and the right people have the right levels of access and are adequately trained.

    The Finance function relies on a number of systems to provide input into the financial records and this role would be expected to assess how to optimise the processes surrounding them. The primary focus is the SAP suite however there are several linked non-SAP solutions.

Candidate Description

You will be an experienced senior finance professional, likely to have a professional qualification and/or degree. Experienced in working with SAP, you will have a strong track record in developing and implementing finance systems and in improving finance processes.

Our organisation is experiencing a huge amount of change and you must be comfortable with this, able to shift priorities and solve problems pragmatically, implementing new solutions and managing projects, alongside BAU.

As a key member of the Finance team, you will coach and influence others at all levels, able to interpret for non-technical staff and manage others directly and within a matrix structure.

Application Description

Cambridge University Printing House, Shaftesbury Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, UK, CB2 8BS Loading…

Employer Description

We are Cambridge University Press & Assessment, a world-leading academic publisher and assessment organisation, and a proud part of the University of Cambridge.

Within our Finance organisation, we have identified the need for a Finance SAP Lead Specialist, and this is accelerated by the transformation activity generated by our integration., Cambridge University Press & Assessment is committed to being a place where anyone can enjoy a successful career, where it's safe to speak up, and where we learn continuously to improve together. We welcome applications from all candidates, regardless of demographic characteristics (age, disability, educational attainment, ethnicity, gender, marital status, neurodiversity, religion, sex, and sexual identity), cultural, or social class/background.

We believe that diversity of thought, background, and approach create better outcomes. More importantly, fostering an inclusive culture is the right thing to do, and it's part of how we achieve our purpose: to contribute to society through the pursuit of education, learning and research at the highest international levels of excellence. Ensuring that anyone, no matter who they are, feels they belong here is an essential part of who we are and the contribution we make to society, and to our planet.

To enable an environment which our people can thrive in, our customers benefit from, and where work complements life, we empower everyone to manage their time and capacity, and to prioritise their wellbeing. That's why from day one everyone at Cambridge University Press & Assessment can discuss flexible working options to find the best solution for them and their role.