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Lead Architect SAP FICO

Company: McKesson Corp.
Location: Fort Worth
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

McKesson requires new employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 as defined by the CDC, subject to applicable, verified accommodation requests.Current Need We are recruiting for an SAP Solutions Architect -Finance to join our team. - As a MT knowledge leader for the Finance business processes and supporting SAP and related McKesson IT technologies, provide technical thought leadership in support of McKesson business objectives.This is an exciting, hands-on role in the Dallas, TX or Alpharetta, GA areas.Partner and advise the business to define optimal solutions that effectively and efficiently enhance McKesson business processes, while raising business partner satisfaction.Help McKesson with their strategic and operational goals across current disparate system landscapeConsult with McKesson development teas to define, design and execute solutions that meet business and technical service requirementsPartner with application, architecture, and cross-functional delivery teams to develop software service roadmaps, incorporating both current SAP and SAP partner capabilities to meet customer service needsLeverage your consulting, business process and industry experience to better match McKesson technical offerings to emerging McKesson business problems and challengesPosition Description Serve as Solution Architect for Finance, where you will clearly demonstrate value as a business process and application expert responsible for designing IT solutions that deliver business competitive advantage and solve specific business challenges.Consult with customers to fully understand business scenarios with focus on understanding of changes to impacted business processesPartner with customer to develop business requirements and to explore available options to drive business value through agile delivery of technology solutionsProvide estimation to customers on rough cost and timeline to realize solutionDevelop technical solution design based upon business requirements and customer direction, in alignment with established technical standardsEnsure solution designs support McKesson Technology IT strategy and direction, established technical standards, and industry best practicesEffectively support Application and Infrastructure delivery teams to build high quality solution to ensure actual solution remains aligned with business and technical requirements.Be part of an Agile Delivery Team and in that role engage early and ongoing with customers to clearly understand business opportunity or problemsMentor and teach others on SAP Finance technology and solution design, actively work with team members to build technical skills and business process knowledge.Look for opportunities to leverage existing service capabilities to meet business needsPromote opportunities to align related requests into integrated solutionsCapture and document clear business-centric requirements/features/user stories and align on business requirements and user acceptance criteria.Develop strong working relationship with Account Management and key customer stakeholders with a focus on building trust in Solution Management and McKesson IT in generalSupport continual service improvement, achieve service value improvement performance targets, and demonstrate a commitment for continuous process improvement: support the identification of process improvement opportunities; be able to incorporate new technology capabilities that may support process improvementsDevelop and mature successful partnerships with key McKesson IT counterparts to facilitate collaborative, integrated approach to solutions and strategic planning and focus of driving alignmentPromote knowledge of key McKesson business models and supporting technical solutions within McKesson ITPromote customer orientationPromote creative problem solving and challenging of status quoMinimum Requirements Typically requires 10 years of relevant experienceCritical Skills Expert-level knowledge of SAP Finance and Controlling modules, e.g. AR, AP, GL, CCA, PCA, CO-PA, PS, IM, AM, and BPC, including solid configuration or hands on development knowledge6+ years professional experience -supporting Order to Cash, Procure to Pay and Record to Report business processes. Corporate functions like Treasury, Indirect spend, Planning and Reporting is also needed.6+ years in a similar solutions-based consultation-type role, e.g., architect, strategist, consultant, designer in an SAP implementation environment.Solid experience working on integrations with 3rd party application like Blackline, Rimilia, Serrala, SAP add-ons like Concur, Ariba and cloud applications in generalDemonstrated experience mentoring other team membersDemonstrated prior experience effectively collaborating with customers and cross-functional teams to deliver superior business outcomesExperience working with Portfolio Management in business case preparation, funding, resource estimation and schedulingExperience with multiple project lifecycle implementations, and demonstrated knowledge of best practices for Finance implementations at large and multi-national companiesAdditional Knowledge & Skills Proven ability to learn and ramp up knowledge in new processes and new technologies.Strong understanding of one or more core McKesson applications notably SAP SD, MM (Fulfillment/Logistics), BPC, Hyperion, Blackline, Ariba, Concur, Paymetric, Vertex, Getpaid, ImageNow, or SAP CRMExperience with SAP S4 HANA implementationsExperience working with integration tools like MuleSoft, Go Anywhere is a plusExperience working in a multi-ERP landscapeWorking experience in Pharmaceutical and/or Wholesale Distribution industry is a plusExpertise or background in other related Finance process areas such as Invoicing, Revenue Recognition (SAP ECC), Accounts Payable, Fixed Assets.6+ years of experience with EDW, BW, BOBJ, or related reporting toolsProven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment - e.g. ability to assess a specific business scenario and develop an appropriate technical approach to support the desired business outcomesExpert experience in understanding and documenting customer requirements and to refine to user stories and acceptance criteria.Project management experience and skills within a Scrum/ Agile framework.Knowledge of best practices in data architecture and managementBusiness case development experienceDemonstrated leadership capability, including team lead or management rolesExcellent relationship management skills demonstrating mature confidence and integrity; -Proven track record building and maintaining productive customer relationshipsSolid strategic thinking with results orientationSuperior collaboration and communication (oral and written) skills, as well as excellent level influencing skillsDemonstrated business process knowledge including experience in business process modeling, improvement, and change impact analysis, e.g. Six Sigma or BPML.Successful prior demonstration of productive business partner and supplier interactions and relationshipsAbility to work in a team environment, analyze issues, -and synthesize feedback from all levels within the business and technical environmentsAbility to manage multiple priorities in a complex business and technical environmentAbility to quickly adapt to changes and have agile mindset with focus on business value delivery.EducationBachelor's degree or equivalent experienceMcKesson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.Qualified applicants will not be disqualified from consideration for employment based upon criminal history.McKesson is committed to being an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers including job seekers with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to Resumes or CVs submitted to this email box will not be accepted.Current employees must apply through the internal career site.Join us at McKesson!SummaryLocation: Dallas/Fort Worth Metro; Atlanta MetroType: Full time

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