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Senior SAP FICO Solution Architect (up to £85k Basic)

Job Title: Senior SAP FICO Solution Architect (up to £85k Basic)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Start Date: ASAP
REF: CA/MON04647
Contact Name: Cristian Amanta
Contact Email:
Job Published: 17 days ago

Job Description

Senior SAP FICO Solution Architect (up to £85k base)

Location: Cambridge

Salary: up to £85,000 base (up to £120,000 package)

I am working with a Global Enterprise that is going through a large SAP Deployment. We are seeking an experienced SAP FI-CO Solution Architect with to be a lead architect in their SAP Transformation.

The ideal candidate will have a strong technical background in SAP; predominantly in FICO and would have completed at least one end to end implementation.


· Set strategic direction for SAP with IS-Finance and non-SAP components to be used to best fulfill business requirements, producing innovative technology solutions for implementation across the entire finance and controlling landscape

· Take a leadership role in engaging with internal customers; act in a trusted advisory and consulting role and represent systems and processes

· Use knowledge of business operations to understand information needs of the business unit and determine best technology to meet the needs.

· As a member of the Architecture Review Board work closely with other Enterprise Architects and Technical Architects in resolving complex enterprise IT architectural issues, mitigate risks, and optimize cost savings and efficiencies

· Develop near/mid-term/long-term roadmaps to address gaps and move company towards a future state SAP Finance and Controlling architecture to support future business growth and innovation

· Provide technical expertise in assigned business unit in the analysis, design, enhancement and implementation of business applications to support internal business functions.

· Analyse business processes, identify causes of problems and make recommendations for process improvements.

· Resolve complex design problems.

· Demonstrate an understanding of how improvements and changes in technology impact the organization.

· Manage mid-sized to large programs or components of a program.

· Monitor and report to management on program status, identify issues that may impede attainment of goals, recommend and implement corrective measures.

· Provide technical direction and training to more junior Business Solutions personnel.

· Experience with utilizing and configuring SAP FI and CO modules (at least 6 to 8 years) including General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Cost and Profit Centre Accounting, Profitability Analysis (COPA), and Banking and Cash Mgmt.

· Experience with SAP Treasury, Tax, DMEE development, Idoc resolution, and Workflow is a plus.

· Familiarity with general OTC, O2C and R2R functionality with an emphasis on how they interface into FICO

· Ability to work directly with customers to gather requirements and develop functional specifications.

· Work directly with ABAP developers on issue resolution and new functionality design

· Create and maintain technical and functional documentation

· Ability to interact with all levels of the business all the way up to and including the CFO


· Bachelors in Computer Science, related field or equivalent experience.

· 8+ years of experience in business systems and applications development and implementation.

· 6+ years SAP experience

· Thorough understanding of one or more transaction processing technologies.

· Thorough knowledge of the most commonly used business applications.

· Thorough knowledge in one or more functional areas of ERP system, transaction processing

· Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

· Strong interpersonal skills - must be able to work effectively as part of a project team and foster team cooperation.

· Stays current with rapidly changing technology and applies it to business needs.

· Must be able to effectively communicate technical information to both technical and non-technical personnel.

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