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SAP Application Specialist FICO

Posted 23 May 2024
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2 to 4 years
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English (Fluent)
Dutch (Fluent)

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The joy of being responsible for something important.. You can experience it too

If you like to do what you love, you’ll enjoy being a part of our IT team. You as a SAP application consultant FICO at Marel will be invaluable to our extensive growth and our focus of lowering our ecological footprint. Because of your solutions, the business is optimized and supported in its daily operations.

To be successful in this role, you are an experienced finance consultant and like the international character of the job. Besides a healthy interest in finance, you have a keen interest in other competences within the SAP area like SAP HR, LSMW, analytics, Sales and Services. You’ll be working together with a team of finance professionals to align and implement SAP finance and controlling globally. Your daily to-do list will look a lot like this:

  • Gather business needs and requirements and translating these business requirements into functional design
  • Develop, test, document, deliver and optimize SAP applications
  • Demonstrate, provide training, and guide testing activities and transfer to community
  • In case of cross application processes, you’ll work together with other Application Specialists to find and create the best solutions

What you'll be doing

Marel is working hard to optimize its global corporate IT and IT processes. One of the largest projects we’re working on is the global roll out and implementation of SAP s/4 HANA. You’ll be working together with a team of finance professionals to align and implement SAP finance and controlling globally. Because of the international character of the role, it’ll be preferable that you have go-live experience as well as knowledge about tax rules and regulations. Experience with Vertex or Meridian is a big advantage.

You’re gathering financial business information and translate requirements/processes into IT Solutions, which will support and optimize the business in its daily operations. The business consultant is responsible for the functional design, implementation, maintain and optimizing the software. In addition, business consultants will participate in other projects and daily operations.

Who are we?

Marel is a global leader in transforming the way food is processed. We are in the business of transformation, innovation and inspiration. We provide software, machinery, systems and solutions that help food processors gain a competitive edge and make the most of cutting-edge technology such as digitization, automation and robotics. As long as there are people on earth, Marel will be present because everyone needs to eat, right? Marel will outlive us all. Because of the extensive growth of Marel and the focus of lowering our ecological footprint, we will have to invest extensively in global efficiency through IT and IT processes. Next to our MES software Innova and our machine control software, we’re heavily investing in our corporate IT. One of the enormous tasks ahead is implementing a greenfield S/4 HANA platform and standardizing our SAP ERP solution globally. Within this implementation and continuous improvement of the SAP ERP software, there are several key focus areas like

  • Finance
  • Manufacturing processes and plant maintenance
  • Procurement - supply chain processes
  • Sales and Services
  • Warehouse management and Extended Warehouse management processes
  • And last but certainly not least security

What’s in it for you?

There’s nothing like the feeling you get when you do something worthwhile for a living. That said, coming home from work knowing you made a difference is just one of the great things you can experience at Marel. You can expect:

  • Freedom to take initiative and make a real impact in a growing global business
  • Recognition for your achievements
  • An environment of trust and respect
  • A global network of specialists
  • Opportunities to build your knowledge
  • Space to explore, fail and learn
  • Attractive benefits
  • A great culture with flexible working arrangements, career growth and development opportunities.

What kind of a person are you?

You’ve developed a keen interest and experience in financial processes and SAP development through business finance or accountancy. Also, you have a background in business controlling or accountancy and understand international tax laws and regulations. Furthermore, you’re;

  • Minimum a bachelor's degree in Business administration, computer science or equivalent
  • Understanding business processes and translation into IT architecture
  • Preferably, experienced inworking with related software solutions like Vertex or Meridian and Basware.
  • Someone with a solution and result driven mentality and ability, who’s getting excited working in a global environment with a local team.
  • You have experience in solving complex issues in the field of SAP FICO, preferably with SAP ECC
  • Experience with, or interest in S/4HANA is an advantage.
  • Experienced in working with SAFe and scrum.
  • Someone who’s analytical and structured.
  • Someone who has the ability to translate functional requirements into technical specifications.
  • Someone who’s a strong communicator with effective written and verbal skills

We are in the business of transformation, innovation and inspiration. We provide software, machinery, systems and solutions that help food processors gain a competitive edge and make the most of cutting edge technology such as digitization, automation and robotics. Driven by a passion for meeting the growing demand for quality protein, we create groundbreaking solutions that benefit the global population.

Engineering
Boxmeer
Active in 40 countries
1,800 employees
70% men - 30% women
Average age is 35 years