Job Description

SAP started in 1972 as a team of five colleagues with a desire to do something new. Together, they changed enterprise software and reinvented how business was done. Today, as a market leader in enterprise application software, we remain true to our roots. That’s why we engineer solutions to fuel innovation, foster equality and spread opportunity for our employees and customers across borders and cultures.

SAP values the entrepreneurial spirit, fostering creativity and building lasting relationships with our employees. We know that a diverse and inclusive workforce keeps us competitive and provides opportunities for all. We believe that together we can transform industries, grow economics, lift up societies and sustain our environment. Because it’s the best-run businesses that make the world run better and improve people’s lives.

Key Areas of Responsibility and Tasks

The Head of Finance Advisory is the overall leader co-ordinating all advisory services related to Finance Transformation in South East Asia The position requires a combination of strategic and practical experience. The lead needs to have capabilities in the following areas

  • Ability to act as a trusted advisor for a Chief Financial Officer and provide guidance on finance transformation
  • Deep knowledge of financial processes and best practices on how to optimize them
  • Strong understanding of the SAP suite, in particular S/4 Hana

The leader is expected to execute activities in the following areas:


  • Demonstrates thought leadership in digital finance and the benefits of digital for the CFO team
  • Oversees several opportunities and delivery of projects
  • Acts as a coach / buddy and role model for more junior colleagues
  • Coaches client executives and senior leadership
  • Actively participates in the global and APJ finance advisory community
  • Orchestrates several functional and advisory resources at each engagement

Advisory / Delivery

  • Responsible for own and project team capacity planning & team leadership
  • Evaluates and creates proposals on IT roadmaps, Enterprise Architecture, Finance Transformation, Shared Services etc.
  • Independently executes complex projects or programs
    • Involved in different areas and roles along the program
    • Manages diverse teams and expectations
    • Responsible for project success and results
  • Conducts value-based business cases for customers

Sales Support

  • Supports business development and license & services sales in alignment with SAP Service Strategy

Training and Knowledge Management

  • Contributes to a functional or business related community or practice, ideally leading such a work group or
  • Acts as a BTS Trainer
  • Drives Knowledge Management and Innovation activities
  • Acst as a Mentor for less experienced colleagues

Experiences & Language Requirements

Work Experience:

17 to 25 years’ consulting experience (or equivalent business expertise)

Specialized Expertise:

  • Expert in at least one industry (Business Expert)
  • Expert in Finance Transformation
  • Expert in - Digital- Business Transformation topics: Business Process Management, Business Process Governance and Business Process Optimization, , Enterprise Architecture, Organizational Change Management, Value Management, Project/Program Management, Innovation Management, Strategic Roadmap Design, Cloud Transformation, TCO, Digital Transformation, Internet of Things (IoT) etc.
  • Well versed in Value Management

Managerial Expertise

  • Functional coordination of large teams (internal, external, virtual)
  • Act as a coach for colleagues, partners & customers

SAP Specific Expertise

Overall SAP Corporate Strategy and SAP Product Strategy Knowledge

Knowledge of the latest SAP Strategy and their related pillars including the capability to discuss this with the customer

SAP Product Knowledge

Advanced knowledge of:

  • SAP Product Portfolio (on premise and cloud solutions, S/4HANA) / SAP standard solution and service offerings
  • SAP Next Generation solutions and services (e.g. S/4HANA, Fiori (Mobility, UX), Cloud)
  • Industry Solutions (in related industry area)
  • SAP Product Roadmap (in related industry area)
  • SAPs Reference Architecture (Business/ Industry specifics, Application Reference Architecture)

Methodologies & Standards (desired, not mandatory)

  • Transformation Management Framework
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