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Title:  Solution Architect,D&T,SAP Controlling (CO)

Requisition ID:  38164
Date:  Jun 4, 2022

Bangalore, Karnataka, IN

Department:  Digtl & Transfrmtion



Working at West means having an opportunity to work by the side of our patients and customers, our global team members and the communities in which we operate – which all help contribute to a Healthier World.


At West, we are by the side of patients. The work we do impacts patients’ lives each and every day – our products are a critical part of healthcare delivery and we are proud of the role we play to improve patient health. We work by the side of our team members. We come together as one global team to deliver for our customers and help them address their challenges. We are a diverse, close-knit community of professionals, where everyone has a voice and opportunity to learn and grow through mutual trust and respect. With a 95 year plus history, we have a track record for success, which includes reported sales of $2.14B in 2020. We serve by the side of our community. Giving back is in our DNA—our team members across more than 50 sites globally are involved with hundreds of charities that have special meaning to them through our West Without Borders team member-led giving program.


Job Summary:

The Solution Architect, D&T, SAP CONTROLLING (CO) requires in-depth knowledge and experience and is accountable for collaborating with the D&T team in various locations to define, deliver and support IT enabled business solutions for the Financial Management- FICO. This role will also help define strategic direction, determine business needs and design & deliver technical solutions for Finance.  Solution Architect, D&T, SAP CO, S4HANA has primary accountability for the delivery of financial systems, system enhancement and production support in alignment with West D&T and company policies and procedures. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Partner with S4HANA application and other teams to define, determine business needs and design & deliver technical financial solutions through system configuration. This includes interpreting any issues and recommending solutions or best practices.
• Spearhead the mapping of business requirements to optimal technical solutions.
• Provide technical delivery of functionality to meet defined business requirements.
• Provide system support and maintenance in alignment with standards and process set within the ERP Services Delivery model, West policies and procedures as well as Regulatory requirements including but not limited to Sarbanes-Oxley and FDA GMP.
• Create and maintain system lifecycle documents in accordance with West policies and procedures, including creation and maintenance of SOPs, SOIs and Job Aids.
• Work within and participates in the Change Control process.
• Perform other duties as assigned based on business needs.


Education and Experience:

• 3-5 years of related work experience in in SAP Controlling (CO) 
• Bachelor’s degree with M.B.A (Finance), Chartered Accountant – C.A, CFA - Chartered Financial Analyst, CMA -Cost Management Accounting (Final) or other related field or equivalent experience.
•  Preferred but not required: Agile & Scrum Certification, ITIL


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• Excellent SAP skills – system functionality and technical understanding must be up to date on latest SAP S4HANA / FSCM release
• SAP CO – Cost Element Accounting, Cost Centre Accounting, Internal Orders, Product Costing, Material Ledger, CO-PA, Profit Centre Accounting, management reporting using CO, COPA, Product Costing.
• Ability to independently deal with design and problem solving of complex scenarios in product costing including Make to Stock and Make to Order scenarios, excellent working knowledge of Results Analysis and Revenue Recognition.
• Working knowledge of Controlling integration with other modules like Production, Finance, Project Systems and Plant Maintenance.
• Good knowledge of SAP FI processes like General Ledger, Accounts Receivable/Payable, Asset Accounting will be highly preferred.  Skills in SAP Project System and/or SAP Financial Supply Chain (FSCM) will be an added advantage.
• Ability to visualize, design and deliver management insight reports using non-SAP platforms/tools by partnering with the technical teams
• Ability to work in a virtual environment in a global organization and to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
• Ability to work autonomously in a fast-paced & complex environment with a self-motivated work ethic; utilize sound judgment with an ability to manage multiple priorities with a sense of urgency.
• Able to comply with the company’s safety and quality policy at all times


Physical and Travel Requirements

• 15% travel, including global travel
• Occasional on-call work required
• Prefer 11 am – 8pm India time. Willingness to work outside of these hours as needed.








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