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Products Technology Consulting - SAP Finance Consultant

Job Location: Location Negotiable

Job Number: 00694837


- Job description

Join Accenture Consulting and you’ll work alongside fellow industry experts to lead transformational projects and define cutting edge solutions, solving our client’s most complex issues. And because our clients span the full range of industries - Including 94 of the Fortune 100 - you’ll have the opportunity to pursue your passion, hone your expertise and deepen your knowledge.

Products Technology Consulting 

In our SAP Business Group, we focus on helping our clients to tackle the full breadth of their retail challenges. Based on deep collaboration and understanding of client needs, we deliver solutions that help clients measure, analyse and optimize business performance across the entire enterprise, integrating best of breed technology from our extensive network of alliance companies.

Products Technology Consulting - SAP Finance Consultant 

As a Technology Consulting practitioner, you’ll work with clients to improve the lives of consumers. You’ll affect what people purchase, where they shop and what they drive, and have the opportunity to help create a more connected experience for travellers and influence how physicians, patients and pharma companies work together. Join Accenture Consulting’s New IT Transformation team and embark on a fast-paced, dynamic and rewarding career path where no two days are ever the same.  Our culture is focused on providing you with the tools and opportunities to develop your consulting and industry expertise.


As a Technology Consultant, responsibilities will include:

  • Defining solution overviews for retail clients
  • Working on a project delivery team or its sub-team in architecting and defining SAP Retail based solutions to our clients’ problems
  • Identifying technology and business trends in the South African and international retail markets and how this affects Finance
  • Delivering advisory services in support of technology enabled business change, e.g.: package & third-party integrator selection, application studies, solution architecture studies and/or program diagnostics and recovery.
  • Present ideas and solutions to senior internal and external stakeholders
  • Decomposing key business problems to identify value areas and structure and implement complex technology solutions for the client
  • Creating innovative and differentiated offerings, staying relevant and in sync with market demand
  • Developing your deep skills as a Technology Consulting practitioner to ensure market and client relevance.
  • Growing market share by leveraging relationships, winning work, and being integral to delivery of on-shore consulting engagements. Sell and develop business opportunities on an individual basis or as a part of a team
  • Coaching and mentoring junior members of the Products Technology Consulting practice to grow and develop our capability


Demonstrated experience to include:

  • 3-5 years in a SAP Finance Consulting role
  • Experience working with the SAP Finance and other SAP technologies
  • 2-3 years of technical or functional experience with demonstrated IT Transformation experience in customer-facing roles.
  • Scoping and delivering technology innovation services
  • Multiple delivery methodologies & operating models that support multi-speed IT
  • Digital Integration solutions and offerings
  • Experience with multiple Digital Technology Architectures and trends
  • Industry experience in Retail

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 3-5 years of experience working on technology projects – experience gathering requirements, building solutions from a front end or back end perspective
  • SAP Finance training or certification desired
  • Design thinking training or certification desired
  • TOGAF training or certification desired
  • Involvement in pre-sales and integrating between the client and technology
  • Ability to travel when required

  • Communication skills - an ability to articulate and clearly communicate complex problems and solutions in a simple, logical and impactful manner,
  • Well-developed analytical skills and the ability to provide clarity to complex issues and synthesize large amounts of information,
  • The ability to develop creative and breakthrough solutions,
  • Demonstrated blend of business and technical experience
  • Understanding of the latest technology and business trends in shaping the client’s future and customer experience,
  • An awareness of key methodologies, approaches and market trends in the industry,
  • Self-motivating, adaptable, able to prioritize and also able to inspire and motivate others,
  • Strong interpersonal, team building, organizational and motivational skills.

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