• Senior Business Analyst (SAP Finance)

    Location UK-London, Finchley (Global Headquarters)
    Job ID
    2018-3286
    Position Type
    Permanent Full-Time
    Category/Function
    Information Technology
    Brand
    Pentland Brands
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    Building a family of brands, for the world to love, generation after generation

     

    Pentland is the name behind some of the world’s best sports, outdoor and fashion brands.

     

    We own Berghaus, Canterbury of New Zealand, Speedo, Boxfresh, Ellesse, KangaROOS, Mitre, Prostar and Red or Dead. We are also the global licensee for Lacoste Chaussures and Ted Baker footwear, the UK licensee for Kickers, and are shareholders in other companies such as Hunter, Butterfly Twists, Heidi Klein and Tracksmith.

     

    We’re a third-generation, family-owned business – and we retain strong family values. We care about people, and that’s what drives our day-to-day work. Last year the Great Place to Work® Institute recognised Pentland Brands the 11th Best Workplace in the UK and the 16th Best Workplace in Europe. Our global headquarters is in the UK and we employ 2,000 people across 20 countries around the world.

     

    We believe that doing business the right way, with respect for people and the environment, is essential for ensuring our long-term sustainability - generation after generation. The Pentland values are at the heart of what we do and how we interact with the world around us.

     

    For further information, please visit www.pentland.com.

     

    As Senior Business Applications Analyst you will:

     

    Work closely with all of Pentland Brands globally to deliver technology and business processes that enable the businesses to achieve their vision and strategies. You will delve into business processes, suggest continuous improvements and/or new initiatives that you will then design, build, test and deliver to the end-user. This is a multi-faceted role that has many opportunities to explore new applications whilst growing the core competency within SAP.

    The Finance SBAA role provides insight and recommendations of how to improve and grow as brands through the use of technology. The SBAA advises and leads project teams through the project life cycle to deliver high standard solutions that address technological improvement, business process improvements and change management in their functional area.

     

    Responsibilities:

    • Provide an excellent support to the business in the day-to-day running of the operational business systems across Finance application.
    • Supervising the implementation of changes to the system, including those which have a multi-brand and global impact.
    • Ensuring a high-quality service and platform through coordinated, robust and multi-brand / global testing, and documentation.
    • Involvement in the investigation and planning of training requirements for business users, and team members.
    • Ensuring procedures related to identification, changes, testing, documentation, approval and communication of any modification to the system are followed.

     

     

     

     What you need to have

    • Extensive experience and knowledge of SAP FICO modules aspects of the project life cycle
    • Experience of project planning and project management methods
    • Good understanding of the business drivers for which their application is providing support
    • Ability to design and configure Finance processes in SAP
    • A good appreciation of the processes and issues in other application areas, especially where that area overlaps with their own. (e.g.: SD, MM, BI, eCommerce)
    • Ability to design and set-up Integration with other systems (e.g. Concur, WMS, Hyperion, eCommerce etc.) from a FI/CO functional perspective
    • Designing detailed business and technical specifications for programming and other resources, both in house and 3rd party

     

     

     What we need to see in you 

    • A good team contributor, working with the other members of the Systems of Record team to set up people and projects for success.
    • Pro-active in approach and keen to suggest new and innovative solutions.
    • Exceptionally well organised and able to prioritise, communicate and manage expectations with various levels of stakeholders.
    • Able to work independently, with a confident, assertive and customer focussed outlook.
    • Able to combine a flexible approach with a desire to “go the extra mile”.
    • Committed to having a continuous improvement mind-set that spans people, processes, technologies and own self.
    • Able to work with ambiguity and flexible to accommodate multiple changes in priority.
    • Able to deliver quality work and to commit to and meet deadlines.
    • Able to demonstrate positive attitude - go the extra mile, committed, willing to take on challenges and has a can-do mind-set.
    • Able to demonstrate energy, drive, enthusiasm, determination and passion.
    • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, including ability to conduct formal and informal presentations and workshops with the ability to communicate across all levels of the business.
    • Willing to work in different time zones and travel when needed within projects.
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     This overview gives you a feel for what you’ll be doing day to day but it’s not an A to Z.

     

     www.pentland.com                                     https://careers-pentland.icims.com/                                    

     

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