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Principal BPC Consultant



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An exciting opportunity is now open for a Principal SAP BPC Consultant to join the Global Centrica Enterprise Data Platforms (SAP) team in Staines.

Reporting to the Head of Enterprise Data Platforms and in the context of a Global Green Field project, you will be providing support to the Global Strategic direction for Planning and Consolidation on S/4 HANA. You will be responsible for providing all technical aspects of business and operational support, Landscape assessment, Strategic inputs to Architecture teams.

The Role

As a Principal SAP BPC Consultant, you will be interfacing with different Business Units to understand their needs and translating them into solutions.

In this role, you will be focused on the development, delivery and Strategy of business intelligence solutions including: dashboards, scorecards, reports, user interfaces, and associated data structures using SAP BPC, SAP SCA Platforms, Embedded Planning on S/4 HANA, Microsoft technology, applications and tools.

Your main responsibilities will be:

  • Develop specifications for system changes and coordinate systems development lifecycle for SAP BPC 10.0 or above
  • Define and document business reporting requirements
  • Mentor and support more Junior consultants with required knowledge sharing and career growth within the organisation
  • Develop Dimensions, Applications and Appsets within Outlooksoft /SAP BPC environment
  • Support on Strategic inputs for consolidation and convergence of multiple BPC systems across Global Landscape
  • Analyze, design, test and develop system and support documentation and user training
  • Hands-on experience to maintain and manage data setup and configuration in BPC/BW as and when required
  • Assess impact of new software, upgrades and Landscape assessment on current procedures
  • Test and implement new software, including manage the upgrade process in accordance with all industry and company methodologies
  • Provide user support for financial systems and resolve user requirements
  • Develop and maintain good working relationships with the relevant stakeholders

The Person

You will have the following background and experience:

  • Ability to follow through and ensuring successful development of code in complex projects with tight deadlines.
  • Excellent Hands-on experience of systems used (BPC, BW) processes, functionality and technical components (where applicable)
  • EPM experience
  • Ideally you will have SAP HANA,S/4 Finance experience or as a minimum some training or certification in SAP HANA.
  • Ability to provide accurate estimates and timescales using Application Design and Development processes, templates and tools and deliver developments against agreed estimates
  • Ability to steer the discussions with Stakeholders and Suppliers independently
  • Awareness of Supplier management and Offshoring
  • Sound Finance Planning experience
  • Excellent communication, influencing and relationship building skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment as well as alone
  • Team skills - Builds & Maintains Relationships. Helps to achieve team goals
  • Service Focus – understand business criticality and focus on customer needs
  • Self-management – prioritise and action tasks. Delivery of work according to timescales without supervision

The Company

Centrica plc, a FTSE 100 company, has operations in UK, North America and Europe. With 30+ million customer-product relationships, Centrica's vision is to become the leading integrated supplier of energy and related services for its chosen markets and maximise value to shareholders. Centrica's brand names include British Gas, Direct Energy (North America). At Centrica, our purpose is to help people today and secure energy for tomorrow.

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To request an update on this role, or if you have any problems uploading your CV please email paula.martin@centrica.com typing ‘Update required: Principal BPC Consultant R9939245’ in the subject title.

Agencies: Centrica operate a preferred supplier arrangement, however if you wish to be considered at the next review session please submit a brief overview of your capability to PSL@centrica.com.