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Products Technology Consulting - SAP Finance (Retail) Consultant

Job Location: Location Negotiable

Job Number: 00701991


- 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.


We are looking for a SAP Finance Consultant to join our Products team.

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 

  • 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  
  • 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

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.

  • 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
 Preferred skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Understanding of the latest technology and business trends in shaping the client’s future and customer experience
  • Working knowledge of SAP Finance
  • Design thinking
  • Demonstrated a blend of business and technical experience.
  • In depth or high-level knowledge of system integration
  • An ability to articulate and clearly communicate complex problems and solutions in a simple and logical manner
  • Experience working through organizational change, developing and implementing creative solutions
  • Well-developed analytical skills and the ability to provide clarity to complex issues and synthesize large amounts of information
  • Insights on key methodologies, approaches and market trends in the industry
  • An ability to inspire teams to deliver to a high standard in a suitable timeframe
  • Experience understanding team strengths, and the ability to coach and develop others
  • Passion for technology trends e.g. Internet of Things, Mobility, Cloud Integration, Analytics, Big Data
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Story telling ability to easily communicate vision, approach or solutions to colleagues and clients
  • We offer a transparent approach career progression, with a focus on your strengths and continuous coaching from senior colleagues.
  • You’ll benefit from working alongside Accenture experts who are solving some of the biggest industry challenges with innovative thinking and cutting-edge tools. Flexible work arrangements and a range of benefits.
  • You'll have access to leading-edge technology that will give you the opportunity to deepen your existing skills even as you help create the latest business trends.
  • Competitive rewards linked to fast-paced progression.
  • You’ll also have opportunities to make a difference to the communities in which we work and live.

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