Job Description

SAP Digital Finance Senior Manager

Location: Birmingham, Manchester or Edinburgh

Career Level:  Senior Manager

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. With our thought leadership and culture of innovation, we apply industry expertise, diverse skill sets and next-generation technology to each business challenge.

We believe in inclusion and diversity and supporting the whole person. Our core values comprise of Stewardship, Best People, Client Value Creation, One Global Network, Respect for the Individual and Integrity. Year after year, Accenture is recognized worldwide not just for business performance but for inclusion and diversity too.

“Across the globe, one thing is universally true of the people of Accenture: We care deeply about what we do and the impact we have with our clients and with the communities in which we work and live. It is personal to all of us.” – Julie Sweet, Accenture CEO

As a Team:

We are one of the world’s leading providers of SAP consulting services. You’ll work on innovative projects with colleagues to drive collaboration from strategy through to implementation. You will be using the latest SAP technologies, drawing from your own accounting, finance process and SAP Finance (FICO, S4 Finance etc.) experience to help clients solve specific business problems or aid in driving their strategic agenda forward.  

You'll learn, grow and advance in an innovative culture that thrives on shared success, diverse ways of thinking and enables boundaryless opportunities that can drive your career in new and exciting ways

If you’re looking for a challenging career working in a vibrant environment with access to training and a global network of experts, this could be the leadership role for you. As part of our global team, you'll be working with cutting-edge SAP technologies and will have the opportunity to develop a wide range of new skills on the job. 

In our Team you will learn:

  • How to provide solutions to real world problems across a variety of industries, whilst referencing past deliveries of end to end SAP Finance implementations.
  • Gain experience across a variety of challenging scenarios addressing customer problems; such as system integration, business transformation, process optimization, application rationalisation or application management.
  • How to bring additional value to clients by utilizing Accenture’s Industry-wide best practices and proprietary tools / accelerators.
  • Gain insight into Accenture’s integrative operating model by working alongside other parts of our company (Strategy & Consulting, Operations, Interactive) to achieve the best outcome for our clients.

As a SAP Digital Finance Senior Manager, you will:

  • Be a trusted advisor to senior leadership
  • Help clients start the process of modernizing their finance functions by consulting with internal and external teams to set their SAP Finance strategy and goals, then prioritizing your team’s workflow
  • Provide guidance on finance business processes, from process design through to process execution.
  • Provide expert advice on SAP Finance functionality in relation to the finance processes in scope.
  • Lead conversations with senior finance stakeholders to understand as-is environment and advise on strategic and tactical roadmap with suitable solutions.
  • Autonomously work with your client counterpart to shape and deliver transformation programmes
  • Encourage innovation from team members; support their ideas and career goals
  • Grow the practice by actively driving the new business proposal process
  • Stay on top of SAP roadmap and innovations influencing the CFO ecosystem


We are looking for experience in the following skills:

  • Strong experience leading SAP projects and/or teams
  • Strong understanding of finance business processes and accounting practices.
  • Strong SAP Finance skills: SAP FICO, S4 Finance or Central Finance.
  • Implementation and delivery experience, which should include multiple S4 full project lifecycles.
  • Proven experience in agile delivery methods, change management, test strategy and execution, cutover planning and execution.
  • Additional desirable skills: Group Reporting, Product Costing, Profitability Analysis (COPA), FSCM and Banking Integration, Opentext (VIM), Joint Venture Accounting (JVA), Project Systems (PS), Asset Accounting (AA), period end close (SAP FCC), financial reporting and consolidation, tax.
  • Integration experience with other SAP modules (SD, MM, PP) is also beneficial.

Set yourself apart:

  • Track record of business, practice, and people development
  • Ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment.
  • Mastery of excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills, with excellent leadership skills.
  • Proven history of hands-on delivery in major IT transformation programmes and success in contributing within a team environment.

What’s in it for you:

At Accenture in addition to a competitive basic salary, you will also have an extensive benefits package which includes 25 days’ vacation per year, gym subsidy, private medical insurance and 3 extra days leave per year for charitable work of your choice!

Flexibility and mobility are required to deliver this role as there will be requirements to spend time onsite with our clients and partners to enable delivery of the first-class services we are known for.

About Accenture

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. We combine unmatched experience and specialized capabilities across more than 40 industries — powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. With 509,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture brings continuous innovation to help clients improve their performance and create lasting value across their enterprises. Visit us at

Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or gender identity, or any other basis as protected by applicable law.

Closing Date for Applications 31/04/2021

Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.



All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, colour, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected applicable law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

COVID-19 update:  The safety and well-being of our candidates, our people and their families continues to be a top priority. Until travel restrictions change, interviews will continue to be conducted virtually. 

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