SAP AP Solution Architect

Short Description

Nokia is hiring an SAP AP Solution Architect who can Manage and coordinate changes for unit and regression testing with integration partners.

Job Description

The role is responsible for the design, configure and implement SAP finance (AP) solutions and the functional maintenance of the enabling ERP applications.

Main Responsibilities:
  • Participate in SAP AP implementation activities and act as a liaison with business process owners to validate requirements for changes to processes and recommend ERP related best practices.
  • Participate in user sessions for requirements gathering, analysis, documentation, configuration, unit testing, and UAT.
  • Act as a functional subject matter expert of the Purchase to Pay process; including supplier on-boarding, purchase requisitioning, sourcing, contracts, and payables.
  • Develop functional specifications for the development of reports, forms, configurations, interfaces, conversion, enhancements and workflows in FI-AP areas.
  • Manage and coordinate changes for unit and regression testing with integration partners.
  • Collaborate with other functional and technical teams on business needs, information, applications, and long-term plans while helping to ensure integration with strategic plans.
  • Develop test scenarios and scripts, perform unit testing, coordinate user acceptance testing to resolve and close defects.
  • Develop work instructions and job aids for end-user training.
  • Manage business process mapping, process re-engineering and gap analysis. Recommend opportunities for streamlining, consolidating and optimizing processes.
  • Assist with solution strategies for business requirements, enhancement requests, and defect fixes. Identify, develop and deliver business and technical solutions.
  • Work independently while managing multiple priorities in a global environment; interacting with and influencing business partners at all levels.
  • Support the development of standardized/centralized analytical reporting.
  • Support the identification, prioritization, and implementation of the new platform and process capabilities.
  • Support change management and training relative to new processes or platforms; coordinate user testing and acceptance.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • A minimum of 7 years of SAP FI-AP implementation experience working in big and complex transformations with at least 2 full life cycle implementations.
  • At least one S/4 Hana End-End implementation experience
  • Bachelors‚?? degree from an accredited college/university; MBA or MIS from an accredited college/university is preferred
  • Experience in designing and configuring SAP FI-AP solutions
  • Ability to network within the IT and business environment
  • Building effective teams and holding them accountable for results
  • Integrity and Trust, Customer Focus, Problem Solving, Drive for Results
  • Interpersonal communication and collaboration skills
  • A highly motivated individual, and a team player who adapts to a dynamic work environment
  • Corresponding SAP certifications
  • Deep knowledge of SAP FI, GL accounting, FI-AP, Credit and Deduction Management, Accounts Payables including VIM/ReadSoft/OpenText, Banking, electronic Payment files and integrations with banks (for ex: SEPA, WIRE etc.), experience with DMEE structures and Concur integration.
  • Ability to travel at a short notice

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience working on third party integrations and EDI integrations.
  • Good understanding of integration points to SD and MM.
  • Good understanding on Fiori apps, role design for Fiori apps
  • Nice to have a basic ABAP debugging experience.

SAP AP Solution Architect
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