Finance Solution Architect - SAP FICO

Edenhouse Solutions ltd
Competitive salary with excellent benefits
17 Jul 2017
22 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Job TitleFinance Solution Architect - SAP FICO
BasedBirmingham, Manchester or Farnborough

About Us
Edenhouse Solutions is a privately owned business dedicated to delivering fully integrated end-to-end business solutions for both new and existing SAP customers. We provide a complete service of enterprise solutions from Licence, Implementation Services, Managed Services, through to Support and Maintenance. Our customers cover a diverse range of industry sectors including Defence, Consumer Products, Retail, Distribution, Manufacturing, Finance, Public Sector, Publishing, Services, Utilities and Chemicals.

A passion for quality and delivery excellence is part of the culture at Edenhouse and core to everything we do, which also drives us to ensure our focus is totally client facing and value added. Our business model means we couple project delivery with long term repeatable revenue from our clients which has provided a stable platform for strong year on year growth.

The Role
Working within the Sales function, the Finance Solutions Architect is responsible for the overall design of a solution, mapping a customer's business requirements onto an effective systems/technical solution. This activity to begin within the pre-sales environment and continues through to the successful delivery of the solution.

The Main Aim of the Finance Solution Architect is to support the sales team's goal of winning commercially viable Nett New Customer projects to Edenhouse as well as supporting the construction of compelling proposals for all of Edenhouse customers.

Key Tasks
Construction of SAP Architectural Designs including Solution Designs / Blueprints and Functional Specifications, based on business requirements documents, data models, etc.
Work on projects during the design, development, test and implementation phases in accordance with the context provided by the Project Manager.
Work effectively with other departments as and when required.
Provide technical and functional expertise for system design, testing, implementation and support.

Desired Skills and Experience
We are looking for an in-depth experience across SAP FICO. The Solution Architect role is not to QA what the functional consultants have identified but to ensure there are no gaps in the interconnections between the workstreams. Ultimately we want the Finance Solution Architect to be able to tell us that we have a fully integrated solution that will address the customer's needs and satisfy the user community.

Substantial experience of SAP Architectural design & development across SAP.
Working knowledge of structured software development methodology.
Experience of working in a complex landscape with multiple systems.
Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills.
Ability to understand business requirements and provide creative technical solutions that work within the technical boundaries
Strong problem solving and analytical skills with the ability to clearly communicate and share solutions with fellow team members
Experience with the full software development life cycle, including design, testing, deployment, and documentation activities.

About You
Credible and self-motivated
Strong team player but also able to work independently
Good verbal and written communication skills
Good analytical/ problem solving skills
Calm under pressure and can meet tight deadlines
Strong client interaction skills, able to empathise with client, building trust
Keen to develop and learn new skills and share knowledge with colleagues
Experience of the pre-sales cycle desirable
Experience gained in varied industry sectors desirable