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  • Job reference: 915756
  • Location: France
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Project Management, IT & Telecoms
  • Date posted: 13/09/2017

My client, an oil & gas operating company, are urgently recruiting a SAP FI-CO Lead for a contract opportunity based in Pau.

The Contractor will participate in the UNISOL roll out project. The UNISOL system is a based on a single-designed architecture and contains the Business Template solution for the client affiliates. The UNISOL template is already designed and built but evolving as the client rolls out to affiliates. The Contractor is not expected to perform the coding of the system as it is done by an integrator. To that effect, the Contractor will provide expert advice and produce deliverables during the roll-out activities and will work alongside a métier representative for Finance.

In order to contribute to the UNISOL roll-out project and to perform a full implementation of the UNISOL solution in an affiliate, the tasks to be performed are:
 To prepare Gap Analysis missions with affiliate audit tools;
 To prepare Gap Analysis missions presentations and questionnaires;
 To prepare Gap Analysis missions;
 To adapt migration strategy to each affiliate roll-out;
 To adapt cleaning strategy to each affiliate roll-out;
 To follow-up the cleaning strategy with the affiliate;
 To produce localization and mapping files with affiliate input
 To produce business input for Gap Analysis sheets and render an opinion on solutions proposed by the integrator;
 To adapt Template documentation as it evolves with each implementation project;
 To adapt test scenarios to affiliate specifics;
 To perform tests for template scenarios;
 To train affiliate representatives for Business Acceptance Tests in UNISOL Template (finance) processes;
 To follow-up tests results and issues;
 To adapt training material to affiliate roll-out;
 To perform training sessions;
 To perform data migration verifications during tests and actual cutover; Report and treat discrepancies with the integrator; A reconciliation report is to be produced in each step;
 To post-go live support on reported issues;
 To improve project roll out tools.

 Gap Analysis;
 Localization and mapping files with affiliates input;
 Business input for Gap Analysis sheets;
 Template documentation;
 Test scenarios to affiliates specifics;
 Training material to affiliate roll-out;
 Reconciliation report at each step;
 Daily, weekly and monthly reports;
 Final report.

The SERVICE is based in the COMPANY's premises in Pau, with possible trips to affiliates.

Technical requirements
 Technical expertise: o Experience: + 10 years experience in FI, CO and Joint Venture Accounting, including AA, AR, AP, GL, NEW GL, TR, CO, PS. o Expert knowledge in Supply Chain and Plant Maintenance and their integration with the Finance modules; o Expert in Full complex SAP implementations; o Expert knowledge in BW; o Data Migration strategy design and implementation: extractions, transformation, upload.
 Business & Change Management Expertise o Experience working in the oil & gas industry is appreciated; o Capacity of understanding business needs and requirements and communicating with the COMPANY's terms (Business and not SAP language); o Capacity of creating and delivering effective training sessions.
 Project Management and Methodology: o Project Management and ASAP Methodology knowledge: Project planning, Blueprint, Migration, Tests and Support;
 Others o Fluency in French & in English; o Technical data management: excel, access, sql.

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