Job Description

SAP Analytics Cloud Planning Consultant 

Location: Birmingham, Manchester and Edinburgh

Career Level: Consultant

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.

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

As one of SAP’s Tier 1 global partners we understand the importance of data in our client’s transformation journeys.  Whether in the context of a S/4HANA transformation or as part of a data analytics roadmap we strive to bring leading thinking and delivery of cutting edge solutions to our clients.  You will work on full lifecycle analytics journeys with clients from roadmap through to execution, delivering value to our clients through the latest features and benefits within SAP Analytics Cloud and other SAP data platforms.

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 role for you. As part of our global team, you'll be working with cutting-edge technologies and will have the opportunity to develop a wide range of new skills on the job. 

In our team you will learn to:

  • Advise clients on the data and innovation elements of their SAP Enterprise Performance roadmaps driving value creation through the positioning of SAC enabled solutions.
  • Define and carve out solutions to solve client business problems that take advantage of SAP’s latest cloud enabled Analytics Solutions. 
  • Support clients to develop Planning and Analytics transformation roadmaps, advising on analytics operating model best practices, governance and hybrid technology architectures.
  • Drive the necessary solution sign-off with robust thinking based on client business objectives, industry imperatives, risk assessment, budget and technology options.

As a SAP Analytics Consultant, you will:

  • Play a critical client-facing role that interprets and translates client requirements into a solution that can be configured exploiting some of Accenture’s predefined assets and leading thinking.
  • Undertaking sales origination, including working with other Accenture teams in identifying opportunities to grow a successful practice.
  • Advise our clients how to organise for a transformed enterprise architecture that harness cloud based solutions to enable their digital business agenda
  • Design and deliver SAC Planning, SAP BPC and BW4HANA enabled solutions in accordance with the clients data roadmap and business drivers.


Qualifications

We are looking for experience in the following skills:

  • Robust Planning, Data and Analytics background developed in traditional SAP engagements.
  • Functional understanding of the Financial Planning business processes.
  • Strong UX skills, proven ability to design & build dashboards and other advanced visualisation components in SAC.
  • At least one full lifecycle of client engagement experience gained with SAP’s latest planning and Analytics platforms, including a combination of Native HANA, BW4HANA and SAP Analytics Cloud.
  • A SAP functional background in at least one functional area, understanding of the associated business processes as well as key business performance metrics.  
  • Experience within an industry vertical is desirable along with an understanding of how BI and Analytics can help clients within the industry to tackle their business challenges. 
  • Strong understanding of Agile and Scrum methodologies.

Set yourself apart:

  • Ability to demonstrate innovative thinking in front of our clients in to help them maximise the value of their investments in data.
  • A proven track record of analytics solution delivery experience from assisting clients with their initial thinking, through to definition of functional requirements, right through to delivery.
  • The ability to develop relationships with clients, through confidence in presenting challenging points of view and innovative solutions to their business challenges.

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, 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 www.accenture.com

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 31/08/2022

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

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Birmingham,Edinburgh,Manchester

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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