Senior Consultant – SAP Analytics
SNG GrantThornton
, Gauteng
Permanent
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Posted 12 September 2019 - Closing Date 30 November 2019

Job Details

Job Description

FUNCTIONAL OUTPUTS

Business development
  • Builds and maintains strong relationships with internal stakeholders and external clients
  • Champions the use of Data Analytics for clients that use SAP
  • Contributes to new business proposals and other Data Analytics business development activities
  • Contributes to thought leadership on the use and advancement of Data Analytics
  • Contributes to the development of automated SAP Analytics solutions
Engagement delivery
  • Unpacks business problems and frames analytics driven solutions
  • Maps analytics solutions to SAP data requirements and facilitates the data acquisition process
  • Ensures data quality and manages the data reconciliation process
  • Supervises junior staff on SAP analytics execution
  • Generates impactful insights from analysis
  • Writes reports
Practice management
  • Contributes to the implementation of the Data Analytics strategy
  • Ensures adherence to firm’s quality and risk management processes
  • Keeps abreast of developments and innovation in the Data Analytics and SAP ERP spaces
  • Upskills junior Data Analytics staff on the use of SAP Analytics

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Relevant tertiary qualification (Bachelor`s Degree) with a major in Accounting or Auditing or Information Systems or Computer Science
  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience in extracting and working with data from SAP (ECC and S/4 HANA). SAP certification is advantageous
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in Data Analytics
  • Experience in Accounting or Auditing or Business Consulting is advantageous
  • Experience in using data visualisation tools such as MS Power BI or Tableau or Qlik is essential
  • Experience in scripting using analytics tools such as SQL or ACL or IDEA is advantageous

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS 

Client service

  • Develops and maintains a cross-organisational network to keep current with clients’ business changes
  • Establishes rapport with clients
  • Unpacks clients’ business issues, establishes root causes and designs practical solutions
  • Writes reports that are easy to understand
Process
  • Exhibits business acumen
  • Manages expectations and is able to deal with competing demands
  • Is detail orientated
  • Can deal with ambiguity and complexity
  • Manages assigned tasks
Technology
  • Understands the analytics / data visualisation tools landscape
  • Understands the role that technology can play in transforming the audit process and is able to impart this on others
  • Looks for opportunities to improve efficiency through technology