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Senior Solution Designer

Date: 20-Jan-2023

Location: Singapore, Singapore

Company: Singtel Group

At Singtel, we believe in the strength of a vibrant, diverse and inclusive workforce where backgrounds, perspectives and life experiences of our people help us innovate and create strong connections with our customers. We strive to ensure all our people practices are non-discriminatory and provide a fair, performance-based work culture that is diverse, inclusive and collaborative. 

Join us and experience what it’s like to be with an Employer of Choice*. Together, let’s create a brighter digital future for all. *Awarded at the HR Fest Awards 2020.

 

Domain Ownership:  Support 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 contribute to 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, SL) and SAP BPC.  Non SAP applications include Sungard AvantGard Treasury, Hyperion Reporting, SAS Activity Based Management, and external E-Banking systems.


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.  Managing expectations of senior stakeholders and maintaining a healthy and consistent pipeline of project and changes is a must.

Project Ownership:  Overall responsible for the design and delivery of Finance related projects in the Singtel group as required.  Review and approve all business requirements in projects and change requests.  Ensure projects are completed on time, scope, and within budget.  Ensure governance and adherence to project delivery standards.  Review new initiatives and solutions and eventually incorporate them into the global design of the financial systems. 

Team Management:  Manage a global team of high performing and motivated professionals (eg: Outsourced AMS Vendors).

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.

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor or higher degree in Computer Science or IT.
  • Minimum 8 years working experience in SAP Finance modules
  • Proven experience of working in an application implementation role within a project team environment
  • Technical bias with business awareness
  • Previous experience working as application support providing support to system owners
  • Financial Accounting knowledge
  • SAP Logistics module knowledge
  • Technical / ABAP knowledge
  • Demonstrated capability ensuring that end-to-end solution designs meet the needs of the client, provide for a quality technical solution, and comply with architectural directions and enterprise standards.