VP SAP CoE - Charlotte - 15800BR

Moody's is an essential component of the global capital markets, providing credit ratings, research, tools and analysis that contribute to transparent and integrated financial markets. Moody's Corporation (NYSE: MCO) is the parent company of Moody's Investors Service, which provides credit ratings and research covering debt instruments and securities, and Moody's Analytics, which offers leading-edge software, advisory services and research for credit and economic analysis and financial risk management. The Corporation, which reported revenue of $4.4 billion in 2018, employs approximately 13,100 people worldwide and maintains a presence in 42 countries. Further information is available at www.moodys.com.
Responsibilities of this role include partnering with shared services stakeholders in creating tactical (Quick-win) and strategic (Big Picture) technology roadmaps charting the deployment of the SAP solutions and other IT investments to achieve their Digital Transformation vision. Provide comprehensive technical advice to stakeholders on their key strategic imperatives and recommend innovations which anticipate the future directions of both business and IT. Responsible for all operational management activities of the SAP Center of Excellence. Excellent facilitation and communication skills are essential as is engaging with executive stakeholders and integration partners.
  • Define and implement a SAP COE inclusive of defining key roles and activities including recruiting and hiring to support the implementation and operational support lifecycles of SAP S/4HANA landscape.
  • Lead the generation of a solution roadmap for SAP platforms in alignment with business direction, taking into account cost and prioritization. Develop 3-5 year strategic roadmaps encompassing the evolution of enterprise business solution portfolios from current to future state. Ability to determine strategic direction not just tactical.
  • Analyse and map clients’ business requirements, processes and objectives; develop necessary product modifications to satisfy stakeholder vision.
  • Generate a vision, establish direction and motivate members, create an atmosphere of trust, leverage diverse views, coach staff, and encourage improvement and innovation.
  • Own oversight of SAP platform, including but not limited to: designing solutions, demand management, ensuring quality and consistency across the platform, defining requirements, operating in accordance to OLAs and SLAs, managing budgets, and leading gap-analysis.
  • Review performance of the SAP applications landscape to determine operating costs, productivity levels and upgrade requirements.
  • Lead/Oversee the integration of Finance with other SAP solutions and integration with non-Finance applications including Order-to-Cash.
  • Demonstrate flexibility to adjust to multiple demands, shifting priorities, ambiguity and rapid change as well as the ability to deal efficiently with escalations and difficult situations/people under pressure
  • Demonstrate ability to understand and integrate cultural differences and lead virtual cross-cultural and cross-border teams supervision.

Qualifications

Required

  • Bachelor’ s degree in information technology related discipline or equivalent from accredited college or university (or an equivalent combination of education and experience)
  • 10+ years of direct IT management experience in a Fortune 500 (Banking Experience preferred)
  • A minimum of 8 years SAP experience with at least 5 years in Finance
  • Experience with SAP S/4HANA a plus ABAP development
  • Deep understanding of the SAP technical stack
  • Experience running an SAP COE, with deep understanding of technical, functional and business
  • Good working knowledge of Integrations involved with Cloud SaaS product offerings for Financials, HR and CRM systems.
  • Strong working knowledge of relational databases, ETL and Cloud Platform tools.
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