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Ref: 122673 - Senior Architect, Solution - FICO (1-Year Direct Contract)

Date: 19-Feb-2021

Location: Singapore, Singapore

Company: Singtel Group

Realise your full potential with Asia's leading communications group. While we take pride in our 140-year heritage, our philosophy is to always look forward and evolve. Today, we are a leader in cutting-edge ICT innovation and digital advances, powered by a vast network of offices in countries and territories across Asia Pacific, the Middle East, Europe and the USA. Come be a part of our dynamic organisation as we create the infocomms landscape of the future.



The Singtel Group is Asia's leading communications group providing a diverse range of services including fixed, mobile, data, internet, TV, infocomms technology (ICT) and digital solutions. The successful applicant will be joining Group IT as a Senior Architect, Solution based in Singapore. 


Key Responsibilities:


Change Requests
Drive the delivery and completion of change requests in the SAP FICO area.  Person is expected to work together with outsourced vendors to review and approve solutions to regular change requests.  For major change requests (eg: new initiatives, products, implementation), the person is expected to provide high level solution design and then review and approve the detailed solution design proposed by the outsourced vendor. 


Domain Ownership
Together with the SAP solution architects, be responsible for the overall strategy of Financial Systems (SAP and non-SAP) in the SingTel group (SingTel/NCS/Optus).  The candidate must possess the vision and hands on experience to formalize, standardize, govern, and evolve the architecture design, standards, and processes in SAP Finance modules with the objective to deliver best practice, relevant, timely, dependable, and cost effective solutions to the Finance business stakeholders. The SAP modules in scope are mainly SAP FICO (CO-PA, CCA, PCA, PS, AP, AR, AM, GL, RE-FX, SPL). Version 1909 environment, and RE-FX module to address IFRS16 regulations are preferred.


Client Facing
Be the strategic interface and global single point of contact between IT and Finance business stakeholders of the SingTel Group so that stakeholders have clear and direct access to IT.  The candidate must possess the consulting skills and industry experience to work with the stakeholders to understand business requirement and recommend industry best practice solutions.


Operational Excellence
Ensure issues and changes in financial systems are addressed within expected SLAs.  Ensure continuous improvements to the systems and processes through proactive review and optimization initiatives with the business.  Recommend and implement major improvements that have significant benefit to IT or the business.


The ideal candidate should possess:

  • Tertiary qualifications in business or IT
  • Experience in S4HANA environment and SAP Fiori
  • Minimum 10 years working experience as an SAP FICO consultant in large projects (or a combination of 6 years consulting and 4 years’ end user support experience)
  • SAP FICO Certification in ECC
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, in dealing with various multi-discipline groups and teams
  • Must be decisive, action oriented, results focused and able to work independently is a must
  • Show an ability to win the trust and respect of individuals and the group
  • Possess the ability to exercise independent and effective judgment based on previous background and experience
  • Preparedness to express and share knowledge and views on a continual basis
  • Emphasise collaboration and the development of win/win partnerships – strong team player
  • Work well under pressure and to tight deadlines

If this description is exciting and you feel that you have the necessary skills and experience to make a difference, then please follow the link to apply. For more information on this and other opportunities please refer to our careers portal under https://groupcareers.singtel.com.


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