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IT&D Solution Architect- SAC

Description


Role Purpose:

The IT System Owner (ISO) is part of the Global Delivery Hub in the IT Corporate Functions team, a team responsible for the delivery of Corporate Continuous Improvement (CI), medium-sized projects and Major Program. The role is responsible for the governance, development, integration, modification, operation, maintenance and disposal of a Global FP&A solution.

Scope of Responsibilities:

  • Global Template Management and Solution Delivery support
  • Addressing the operational interests of the business community (i.e., users who require access to the information system to satisfy mission, business, or operational requirements)
  • Lead the FP&A system from the IT side and work closely with the business counterparts in the markets and GBU
  • Support the development of a blueprint/process design to achieve a standardised planning solution within Reckitt
  • Govern and enforce the standardised solutions for projects, programmes and continuous improvement initiatives related to the FP&A solutions within Reckitt
  • Collective responsibility on maintaining the quality of the FP&A solution and strive to constantly improve user experience of the application
  • Support the Global FI Systems Lead in identifying opportunities to streamline, consolidate or simplify the FI Systems landscape
  • Work closely with Business-As-Usual (BAU) organisation for FP&A tool support across Reckitt
  • Advise and support the BRMs during the business case definition stage to ensure standardisation is maintained enforced from an Integration architecture viewpoint    
  • Drive data integrity between systems including developing new audits to capture data errors and ensure check and balance is operational across system. 
  • Collaborates with other IT stakeholders and own the technical/functional development activities

Skills/Experiences
Essential

  • 10-15 years in IT Finance domain in multiple FP&A systems/technologies and global implementations
  • Sound understanding of core financial concepts, including but not limited to, Financial statements, Financial reporting for organizations with a global footprint P&L, Balance Sheet, NWC (Net Working Capital) and other financial concepts
  • Sound understanding of overall financial planning processes, planning/forecasting cycles, planning methods, S&OP, etc.
  • Strong experience in one or more of the financial planning systems like SAP BPC, SAP Analytics Cloud (SAC)
  • Sound understanding of integrations of planning systems with other organizational systems (e.g. ERPs, other applications like power BI, AFO, SAP HANA, SAP BW, etc.)
  • Lead design workshops to gather requirements, fit/gap analysis, functional specifications and design
  • Plan / schedule project activities. Lead end-to-end testing process
  • Working with cross functional teams (Finance, IT, Supply) and 3rd party service providers (BAU)

Desirable

  •  Experience of working within FMCG, Personal Hygiene and Healthcare sector in their FP&A practice

Technical / Professional Qualifications:
Desirable

  • Understanding of Agile methodologies
  • MBA (preferably in Finance and/or IT)
  • Understanding the concepts for MuleSoft or other integration platforms 
  • Managing business stakeholders, Vendor Management


 

Equality

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, disability or medical condition; colour, ethnicity, race, citizenship, and national origin; religion; pregnancy, family status and caring responsibilities; sexual orientation; sex, gender identity, gender expression, and transgender identity; protected veteran status; size or any other basis protected by appropriate law. 

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