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SAP Consultant - Financial Shared Services

United Kingdom
Job Description
We are beginning the global role out of SAP S/4 HANA and require a SAP FICO specialist to help with the role out for our UK team. The role will report to the Financial Controller and help the team co-ordinate the design,  testing and implementation of SAP S/4 HANA from the prior ERP system. Co-ordinate the data migration testing and ensure that training and support is provided post implementation.
Different thinking for a Different world
Northrop Grumman is involved in a range of future game-changing defence and security programmes. Whether this is as a partner in the F-35 Lightning II providing the aircraft with much of its situational awareness and communications, as a leading specialist in large intelligence datasets, as a pre-eminent provider of High Altitude Long Endurance unmanned aircraft systems, or as the ‘go to’ provider for truly open system architectures for battlespace networks, communications, and command and control, Northrop Grumman has an unparalleled reputation as an innovator
How you will make a difference
The main responsibilities will be to:


  • Challenge the project team to explore the full functionality of S/4 HANA and ensure that business requirements are being met by the SAP solution.
  • Identify whether user requirements are “must haves” or whether customisation makes sense.
  • Ensure that test scripts are developed to test all the functionality of the new system. Involvement in pre-UAT to confirm that design is as expected.
  • Co-ordinate the testing and ensure the testing cycle continues and issues are reported and resolved so that testing can continue.
  • Regularly engage with the SAP project team to track UAT issues and ensure that these are resolved and consideration given to other impacted areas.
  • Support the implementation of new functional solutions into the production environment ensuring relevant support documentation is provided and help to investigate and resolve post implementation issues.

Subject Matter Expert for SAP FI and CO Modules

Specific knowledge of SAP FICO modules including:

  • General Ledger
  • Integrated Planning
  • Accounts Payable and outgoing payment processing
  • Accounts Receivable
  • Project Accounting
  • Asset Accounting
  • Default Account Assignment Configuration
  • Product Cost Controlling
  • Timekeeping
  • Inventory Management
  • Report writing/queries
  • S/4HANA FICO structure
  • Good understanding of integration with other SAP modules.
  • Experience of systems development and project management methodologies
Prior experience of SAP deployments
Project management experience
S/4 HANA Experience is Preferred
 Additional Information:
  • Candidates must be willing and able to hold UK Government Security Clearance
  • Looking for flexibility? Speak to us at application stage about what may be possible?