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Product Owner in Finance Development Job
Requisition ID: 207584
Work Area: Finance
Expected Travel: 0 - 10%
Career Status: Management
Employment Type: Regular Full Time
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PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVES
S/4HANA Finance is an important piece of SAP’s flagship product and lies at the core of our vision of the Intelligent Enterprise, which brings together machine and human intelligence across all business functions to deliver value to our customers. S/4HANA Finance is built, in the first place, as a cloud product with quarterly release cycles and is also shipped as an On-Premise version once every year.
Line of Business (LoB) Finance is a global development organization responsible for delivering this next-generation Finance solution and works closely together with partners and customers to enable superior future-proof business models and finance processes.
We will build up a completely new team including all roles in our location SAP Labs Czech Republic in Brno, which will strongly collaborate with the other Finance teams around the globe, particularly with colleagues in Walldorf, Germany. The team will contribute to the development of financial accounting as well as financial consolidation topics in the ABAP backend of S/4HANA platform and UI5 frontend.
Line of Business Finance is responsible to fulfill SAP’s simplification story by SAP S/4HANA in the cloud and on premise. This next-generation set of financial accounting solutions is based on a simplified and renewed Financials technology stack that leverages the full potential of the SAP HANA platform. We are set up globally with teams in Walldorf, Potsdam, Shanghai, Palo Alto and Brno. Accounting is the backbone of S/4HANA and our vision is to become the world’s most innovative accounting solution in the cloud.
Within LoB Finance the Group Reporting unit is developing a solution used by large corporations around the world to generate consolidated financial results and to publish group related information to the stock market, management and investors. Our teams are based in Paris, Shanghai, Ratingen, and Walldorf. The Group Reporting solution comprises application parts residing within S/4HANA as well as components built on SAP Cloud Platform. Currently we’re seeking a senior developer to further strengthen one of our Brno scrum teams working in the S/4HANA Cloud environment.
Within our teams, we practice an agile and customer-oriented development approach. High customer orientation and focus on providing value to our clients is the main guiding principle for all development activities.
EXPECTATIONS AND TASKS
You will work in an innovative environment and will be part of building up a new team, with highly motivated colleagues. Your responsibility will be covering all stages and tasks within the entire development cycle as the Product Owner of the team:
• You will drive the requirements definition, planning and review meetings as part of the development process lifecycle.
• You will define and manage requirements to/from other teams in SAP, manage dependencies and communicate across the product line.
• You will contribute to the release planning and roadmap definition processes.
• You will lead the scrum team according to the Lean Management principles
• You will work with all development process contributors, e.g. Project Management, Architecture, Product Management, Scrum Masters, User Assistance and Dev Ops to establish and orchestrate a flawless development process.
• You will be responsible and accountable for the successful ongoing deliveries: On time, On scope and On quality of the development team.
• You will closely collaborate with other Product Owners and Chief Product Owners in Finance.
To deliver first class results, you handle your tasks with enthusiasm and personal commitment. You have the ambition of building future-proof products and using state of the art technologies.
EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS / SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES
• Very good bachelor or master degree in (business) informatics, natural sciences, or economics – or in a comparable field.
• A thought leader with strong execution skills.
• Drive innovation of new features and product directions.
• Excellent communication and presentation skills to customers, partners and internal stakeholders.
• Very high quality commitment.
• Excellent analytical abilities.
• Result-oriented working style.
• Good knowledge of financial business processes.
• Fluent in English (spoken and written).
• German is an advantage.
• Knowledge of SAP’s FI module, particularly accounting or consolidation related applications.
• Experience with SAP solutions.
• Experience with JIRA and agile software project development methodology.
• We are looking for candidates with at least 3 years of work experience.
WHAT YOU GET FROM US
Success is what you make it. At SAP, we help you make it your own. A career at SAP can open many doors for you. If you’re searching for a company that’s dedicated to your ideas and individual growth, recognizes you for your unique contributions, fills you with a strong sense of purpose, and provides a fun, flexible and inclusive work environment – apply now.
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