SAP Finance and Real Estate Functional Analyst

  • Bucharest
  • Solution consultant
  • Bucharest
  • Solution consultant

Solution consultant

SAP Finance and Real Estate Functional Analyst

  • Bucharest
  • Solution consultant

About us

We’re AD/01, the tech studio that builds the future of food retail. Whether it’s in-store aisles, online baskets, or behind-the-scenes operations, we innovate the daily food experiences for farmers and families, grandmas and greengrocers, and pickers and packers alike.

We’re part of the Ahold Delhaize network, one of the world’s largest global food retail groups and a leader in both supermarkets and e-commerce. With 19 strong local brands in Europe, the United States, and Indonesia, we create a meaningful difference for our customers, our people, and the world around us. And we’re looking for the freshest minds excited to create the recipe for change.

The studio that builds the future of food retail.

Why do it with us?

We make sure you have all the tools and support you need.
We're a welcoming group of code crunching comrades.
We tap into the extensive capabilities of our Ahold Delhaize network.

What does this mean for you?

Your new role and environment

At AD/01, we make sure your time at work is well-spent. In a dynamic and driven environment, you will try what’s new, problem-solve, and learn by doing. And you will have ownership over your work, enjoying both freedom and responsibility on your plate. With the right tools and support, you will be able to build your skills and broaden your horizons, working with people as smart and encouraging as you.

As part of the Ahold Delhaize network, you will have the chance to collaborate with colleagues from across the globe. You will also have access to our resources for growth and development – think talks, courses, demos, and topic forums. Because we’re looking for people who are never finished learning and we will do everything we can to help you stay ahead.

As a SAP FI & RE Functional Analyst, your main mission is to understand, analyse, translate and guide business requirements into part of (or entire) automated system SAP solutions and to coordinate the deployment of the solution.

You make sure the IT solutions for the business are well delivered with minimum issues while continuously taking the business values into account in the solution delivery process. By ensuring our business operations are working seamlessly, you have a direct impact on the company's performance and results.

The SAP FI & RE Functional Analyst is part of the Regional (Belgium, Central & Southeastern Europe) IT Supply Organization which offers IT services in multiple countries (Belgium, Luxembourg, Romania, Greece, Serbia, Czech Republic). As a SAP FI & RE Functional Analyst you will act as a liaison between the Centre of Excellence SAP Supply Chain organization and the Supply Chain departments of the different Operating Companies in scope, in collaboration with the local IT Demand organization.

The position will require travelling (Europe) depending on the nature and the duration of the assigned projects/work.

You will report to the Head of Tech for Finance HR and Business Support.

 

About the culture in the CoE IT Supply Chain:

  • The team is characterized by a friendly atmosphere and international orientation
  • The team members are all committed to realize the dedicated (release) plannings
  • Team members are passionate and offer extensive support to each other shares knowledge and seeks opportunities for cross-functional working and collaboration.  

Key responsibilities of your role

  • Translates Business needs into advanced capabilities and best practices based on best-in-class standard packages. 
  • Allow for localization and enhancements of the package justified by a business case enabling better business capabilities. 
  • Create corresponding functional requirements as an input to application design. 
  • Propose solutions, configure the system and write detailed functional specification of WRICEFs. 
  • Coordinate the execution of projects with the development teams located abroad in order to make sure the technical developments match the functional requirements of the systems and ensure quality is respected (Conduct functional Unit Tests and String Tests). 
  • Support Integration Tests and UAT. 
  • Deliver best-in-class, operable and sustainable Business Solutions with an optimal balance and integration between the different elements: Applications, Infrastructure, Data, Business Processes, Business Organization, and IT Organization. 
  • Deliver Multi-Format, Multi-Channel, Multi-Country, Multi-Business Model solutions. 
  • Support the Change Management team (Communication, Organization transformation, providing the application training content for end users, ...). 
  • Provide day to day functional support, application administration & troubleshooting (L3) for all European Operating Companies in scope, in the context of the overall Operational Support Organization in place, in liaison with the vendor support organization. 
  • Partner with peers when integrating functionalities across applications and/or modules. 
  • Build and maintain internal (managers mainly) and external relationships with regard to the own domain of expertise in order to have an optimal cooperation with all relevant stakeholders, as well as a contribution to desired strategy of the department. 
  • Proactively identify and propose business process and/or system enhancements to provide additional Business capabilities with a clear Business Case in collaboration with the vendor. 
  • Regularly question “ways of working” and existing work processes and investigate alternatives to work on application systems in order to contribute to and support continuous improvement efforts and the client / user experience of the developments. 
  • Works self-directed and independently; act as subject matter mentor to more junior members. 
  • Lead and supervise the work assigned to the team’s internal and external resources. 
  • Follow applicable Standards, Procedures, Guidelines and Methodologies in the implementation and/or maintenance of the SAP Retail platform. 
  • Support the definition and development of the regional roadmap, leveraging the knowledge and insights of the legacy processes and data architectures. 
  • Monitor & analyze technology trends in own area which could provide a benefit & improve capability for the business and support Strategy or Regional Roadmap. 

What's in it for you

We offer flexible hours and a hybrid working model, allowing you to work both from home and at the office. We provide competitive benefits to support health, well-being and your professional growth. This includes: a significant budget on benefit platform and a yearly bonus. At AD01 we welcome everyone, just the way you are, and encourage individual growth with valuable opportunities and a worldwide across-brand network.

Requirements

  • Mandatory prior experience with a minimum of 5 years experience and knowledge in implementing SAP from design to GO-Live stage
  • Excellent working knowledge of SAP business processes associated with vendors, invoice matching, corrections, approval, etc. 
  • Expert knowledge of the functional SAP areas is essential:

  1. Specific SAP Modules expertise: 
  • FI: Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, General Ledger Accounting, Tax Accounting, Asset Management, Payments .

    FX-RE:  Master Data, Contracts, RE Periodic Postings & CO settlements, Lease Accounting (IFRS16)

  • At least 5 full SAP implementations (analysis, functional specifications, customizing, unit testing, UAT, move to production, support).

     

    2. SAP Support environment: 

  • Release management. 
  • Transports and authorization concept   

 

  • Customer-focused; possesses client relationship management skills. Intensive contacts with the business to ensure deep business understanding/business consulting
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills in English

 

So-called ‘soft skills’ are just as important as their ‘hard’ cousins. For example, we believe that a good deal of flexibility and a can-do attitude will serve you well. We also highly value:

  • Open and outgoing personality, able to make spontaneous contacts with business and IT colleagues from different countries, and able to cope with different cultural backgrounds.
  • Be stress-resistant, reliable and have a true hands-on mentality.

Got appetite for this job? Apply now.

Valentin Cismaru

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