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Functional Consultant - SAP Ariba

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions underpinned by the worlds largest delivery network Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With approximately 469,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com.

People in our Client Delivery & Operations career track drive delivery and capability excellence through the design, development and/or delivery of a solution, service, capability or offering. They grow into delivery-focused roles, and can progress within their current role, laterally or upward.

Job Description:

The Functional Consultant SAP Ariba is responsible for planning, analyzing, defining, and supporting the delivery of functional and technical capabilities for specific Ariba or Coupa applications / areas, delivered for Accenture Operation client(s).

Functional Consultant will work independently, as a part of technology mobilization team, in addition to supporting the Lead Architect with the overall solution, defining and validating requirements, completing impact assessments and functional designs, and supporting various testing phases.

Functional Consultant Lead will be in close contact / relationship with Architect Lead, Client Process Owner(s) and Technical teams, Accenture Operations Service Delivery Team, to provide advice on application configuration supporting relevant process requirements.

In addition, all team members will be responsible for coaching / training other team members to develop stronger functional and technical skills for applications which they are aligned to support.

Key Responsibilities:

+ Understand specific business needs of the business customer

+ Act as the application functional expert by providing expertise in the business process supported by the application(s)

+ Work collaboratively with the customer to develop Business Requirements

+ Provide detailed definition on how the applications will support business requirements

+ Conduct impact analyses of business requirements on the system

+ Analyze, determine, and document system requirements

+ Ensure the software supports business requirements

+ Promote customer satisfaction and build strong customer relationships

+ Coordinate the design and development of work estimates

+ Organize and prepare work effectively to facilitate proactive resolution of problems, rather than reactive

+ Work with team members to enhance their business and functional knowledge

+ Communicate accurate status of project deliverables, risk and issues

+ Demonstrate and promote client service attitude within and across teams

+ Manage expectations of team's internal and external customers

+ Support in workshop material creation and review following Accenture and/or teams standards

+ Support design deliverables creation and reviews following Accenture and/or teams standards

+ Support test planning and participate within test execution and reviews as required

+ Support creation and review production technical cutover deliverables as required

Basic Qualifications:

+ Minimum of 2 years implementation experience with Procurement or Supply Chain

+ Minimum of 2 years experience with business and functional requirements analysis

+ Minimum of 2 complete implementation cycles of Ariba, Coupa, or another leading Source to Pay platform

Preferred Qualifications:

+ Bachelors degree

+ Strong problem solving, analysis, and design skills

+ Ability to communicate effectively with business and technical resources across all levels of a clients organization

+ Ability to work with large geographically distributed teams with diverse competencies, skills, and abilities

+ Ability to work under pressure

+ Ariba or Coupa Certification

+ Operational work experience within Sourcing, Procurement, or Supply Chain team

+ Experience implementing systems using any of the Agile methodologies

+ Familiarity with the business process outsourcing model

+ Experience with solution cost models and the sales process

Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Accenture is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe that no one should be discriminated against because of their differences, such as age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity and expression, religion or sexual orientation. Our rich diversity makes us more innovative, more competitive and more creative, which helps us better serve our clients and our communities.

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

For details, view a copy of the Accenture Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Policy Statement

Requesting An Accommodation

Accenture is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for persons with disabilities or religious observances, including reasonable accommodation when needed. If you are hired by Accenture and require accommodation to perform the essential functions of your role, you will be asked to participate in our reasonable accommodation process. Accommodations made to facilitate the recruiting process are not a guarantee of future or continued accommodations once hired.

If you would like to be considered for employment opportunities with Accenture and have accommodation needs for a disability or religious observance, please call us toll free at 1 (877) 889-9009, send us an email or speak with your recruiter.

Other Employment Statements

Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

The Company will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Additionally, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the Company's legal duty to furnish information.


Posted: 2020-11-25 Expires: 2021-01-24

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