SAP Finance / Tax Consultant

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SAP Finance / Tax Consultant

Whitehall Resources are currently looking for a SAP Finance / Tax Consultant on a Hybrid basis for an initial 6 month contract.

*** OUTSIDE IR35 ***

The Functional Consultant -Tax will be specifically aligned to a capability associated with the Record to Report (R2R) Enterprise Process Owner (EPO) domains or in some cases a cross-domain capability.

During the global process design phase, you will support the development of the solution design for the Tax domain and support the IT Product Manager – Tax act in defining the integrated solution for your capability, ensuring integration between business process definition, SAP solution definition and SAP data objects definition.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Lead the IT solution that underpins the global standard process design for Tax capability / lead area including any integrations.
  • Accountable for matching the system design, adopting best practice, to the business capability requirements in Tax domain.
  • Work closely with the business process teams in the process design to ensure alignment with S/4HANA best practice and SAP standard functionality.
  • Able to represent Tax process domain on senior internal and external forums as required and support setting the strategic direction contributing any solution/technology opportunities.
  • Support the data team to ensure successful definition / migration / creation of data objects that support the global design across the application landscape.
  • Ensure effective prioritisation of activities in line with the overall deployment strategy and project imperatives in alignment with Business Technology Group portfolios and BAU services.
  • Accountable for the alignment of existing and new IT projects (i.e., those outside the Axial programme) with the overall solution design in Tax domain/capability area within the Axial programme
  • Work with the Architecture teams to ensure that the solution and data design align with the strategic view for IT applications.
  • Work with the Non-SAP systems and Integration teams to ensure effective delivery of integration requirements across the IT landscape, internal and external.
  • Ensure latest industry and SAP functionalities are proactively considered within Tax capability and the wider program, actively supporting the IT enterprise business partner in R2R domain area.
  • Work in partnership with programme partners to document and test the solution design in accordance with compliance standards.
  • Report on status of activity to plan and manage RAID items in your area, rolling up to the Enterprise domain.
  • Champion the design for Tax capability through the appropriate governance forums
  • Represent IT as an SME and leader at respective program and business data forums

Key Skills:

  • Strong understanding of the indirect tax business process in pharmaceutical settings and tax touch points in E2E supply chain
  • Analysis and interpretation of indirect tax (VAT,GST etc) requirements for domestic, free trade zones, exports and imports
  • E2E Design and configuration of External Global Tax Engine integration with S/4 HANA
  • Good understanding of various SAP data elements/data points to drive the right tax treatment from external engine
  • Good understanding digital compliance regulations like e-invoice, e-reporting
  • In depth knowledge of SAP S/4 landscape and Global Tax Engine concepts
  • Recognised SME in SAP and associated technologies and functionalities with a proven track record of delivering complex designs for a large business transformation project.
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully deliver IT change across multiple locations globally and/or Business Functions including ability to interpret and communicate technical information into business language.
  • Good stakeholder management and communication skills with Business and IT areas with a demonstrated capability to influence key partner groups.
  • Strong team player able to work across the program team and communicate in business and IT terms.

Desirable skills:

  • Certification in Tax with SAP S/4HANA
  • Knowledge of SAP Document and reporting compliance and Global Trade Service
  • Worked in a hybrid environment with a mix of internal and external resources in multiple geographical locations.
  • S/4HANA implementations for complex global organisations from Design to completion of Deployment

All of our opportunities require that applicants are eligible to work in the specified country/location, unless otherwise stated in the job description.

Whitehall Resources are an equal opportunities employer who value a diverse and inclusive working environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics.

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