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SAP FICO Solution Architect

GE Aviation
Closing date
17 Jul 2024

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SC, None / Undisclosed
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Job Description Summary
SAP Finance Consultant accountable for implementing Technical changes to the SAP system based on business requirements to ensure compliance with all financial and Sarbannes Oxley requirements.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities
  • Provide Technical SAP support/advice/guidance (Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Financial Planning & Analysis) to the finance team.
  • Be the focal for all aspects of SoX and other Financial Audit related activities from an SAP Wales perspective.
  • Work on opportunities to eliminate waste, simplify process and implement fixes within SAP FICO
  • Review existing designs for all critical and major processes including interfaces to other systems
  • Review defects and work with internal controllership teams and business teams to come up with Remediation plans.
  • Support discussions (Technical and functional) with internal and external audit teams.
  • Provide various data extract and artifacts from SAP to the auditors on need basis.
  • Deliver Projects on time and on budget

Role Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university with substantial Technical experience in the SAP Finance Module
  • Experience within a multinational business including experience of US GAAP and SOx
  • Prior Experience of working on SOD (Segregation of Duty conflict) removal and providing best practices on how to align various finance functions to meet required controls
  • Strong communication skills, with the ability to have a detailed conversation with finance team functionally and transform these into technical requirements.
  • Experience in Implementing technical requirements in SAP through working with ABAP teams for any customisation efforts.
  • Experience with user access, roles & responsibilities management in SAP FI
  • Prior experience of working with auditors internal at advance levels and external on SAP financial controls, best practices and implementation of such controls.
  • Strong Project Management Skills
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver projects on time and on budget

Desired Characteristics
  • Professional accounting qualification (ACA, ACCA, CIMA, CIPFA etc.)
  • Previous experience within an Audit role, post or qualification
  • Knowledge of best practice governance, risk management and compliance in a large enterprise
  • Good Understanding of SOx(Sarbanes Oxley) controls
  • Experience with IT Governance, IT Risk, IT Audit, IT Operations or related fields

Flexible Working

GE supports and encourages flexible working arrangements, where possible, and recognises the benefits to employees of having a positive work-life balance.

Total Reward

At GE Aerospace we understand the importance of Total Reward. Our flexible benefits plan, called FlexChoice, gives you freedom, choice and flexibility in the way you receive your benefits, as well as giving you the opportunity to make savings where possible.

As a new joiner to GE we are pleased to be able to offer you the following as default in your benefit fund, which you then can tailor to meet your individual needs;
  • Non-contributory Pension
  • Performance related bonus
  • Life Assurance
  • Group income protection
  • Private medical cover
  • Holiday Hourly equivalent of 26 days + public holidays, with flexible option to buy or sell

Equal Opportunities

GE Aerospace Wales is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, colour, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or other characteristics protected by law.

GE Aerospace Wales is a Disability Confident Committed employer, and welcomes applications from disabled candidates. We are dedicated to ensuring our recruitment processes are accessible to all. Should you require any adjustments to our recruitment processes or would like to ask us a question please contact .

Security Clearance

Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) clearance is required and must be maintained for this role. Please note that in the event that BPSS clearance cannot be obtained, you may not be eligible for the role and/or any offer of employment may be withdrawn on grounds of national security. Please see the link below for further details regarding the requirements for BPSS clearance: BPSS

Right to Work

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, under the applicable UK immigration rules as may be in place from time to time, it may be that candidates who do not currently have the right to work in the UK may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled candidate who does not require sponsorship is available to take up the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.


Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No


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