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SAP Analytics Cloud Planning Manager

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Job Description

Role Title: SAP Analytics Cloud Planning Manager

Location: London (Manchester or Birmingham considered)

Salary: Competitive salary and package dependent on experience

Career Level: 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:

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 roadmap we strive to bring leading thinking and delivery of cutting-edge solutions to our clients.  You will work on full lifecycle data journeys with clients from roadmap through to execution, delivering value to our clients through the latest features and benefits within SAP solution set.

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

In our team you will learn to:

  • Advise clients on their analytics transformation roadmaps driving value creation through the positioning of SAP enabled solutions as well as leading solutions from SAP partners.

  • Define and carve out solutions to solve client business problems that take advantage of SAP’s latest cloud enabled solutions.

  • Support clients to develop analytics transformation roadmaps, advising on operating model best practices, governance, performance management 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 Cloud Planning Consultant, you will:

  • Lead delivery of advice to clients on their financial planning journeys, helping them to develop business strategies in readiness for transformation.

  • Become the trusted advisor to the client, supporting them with the resolution of both functional and solution challenges.

  • Design and deliver SAP Analytics Cloud enabled solutions in accordance with the clients data roadmap and business drivers.

  • Manage sales origination, including working with other Accenture teams in identifying opportunities to grow a successful practice.


We are looking for experience in the following skills:

  • Robust Financial Planning & Analytics functional and technical skills developed ideally in S/4HANA transformations.

  • Functional understanding of Financial Planning business processes.

  • Understanding of the leading-edge planning features in SAP Analytics Cloud such as driver based planning.

  • Strong UX skills, proven ability to design & build dashboards and other advanced visualisation components in SAC.

  • Proven leadership experience gained in medium to large scale SAP enabled transformations.

  • At least three full lifecycle of client engagement experience gained with SAP Analytics Cloud.

  • 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 and manage 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 30 days of 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 centres. 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 01/05/2024

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



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