IBM SAP and Accounting Expert - Oil & Gas (f/m) in DEU, Germany

Job Description

IBM is a global Systems Integrator and SAP partner providing innovative and differentiated service offerings to both existing and new SAP customers and have a balanced portfolio of SAP Implementation Projects and Programmes.

As we are growing our client base in Oil & Gas area, we are looking for SAP JVA Consultants who excel at delivering best-of-breed SAP focused solutions to clients in Germany and Europe. You’ll be part of an award winning SAP Consulting team, benefiting from world-wide knowledge sharing and leading edge technology.

You will get the chance to participate in new and existing implementations, developed with the latest technology and tools (including S/4HANA). You will be in charge of producing robust Functional and Process designs for SAP Finance based solutions. You will be particularly involved in the design or redesign of Financial Management and Control processes of our national and international oil & gas clients, communicating on CFO level and recommending the best possible SAP solutions to complex business issues.


Responsible for Implementation of new IFRS/Accounting guidelines in Upstream division

Guiding the client in Accounting system implementation (SAP harmonization, - implementation, - upgrades in all finance modules (e.g. JVA, FI, CA, AA)

Drive Harmonization and Standardization on Accounting, SAP or Finance process topics related to Upstream

Make business decisions regarding the customization of the SAP JVA module in order to attain competitiveness in terms of process effectiveness & cost efficiency/legal requirements

Analysis of Upstream Finance relevant SAP enhancement (JVA module) and decide on implementation of new structures and new processes

Integrate JVA Upstream Finance SAP processes with Purchasing, Inventory Management and Plant Maintenance processes

Review Data Migration from legacy systems to new SAP system

Functional & technical demand specification with respect to JVA module

Modelling and integration of required functional JVA processes in SAP with responsibility for the implementation.

We are looking for candidates who can both demonstrate a proven track record of SAP JVA implementation experience and background in oil & gas industry.

In addition to the detailed requirements you will have proven full-cycle experience SAP Finance projects and possess:

University degree Masters/Diploma in Finance or business subject

Extensive SAP Finance design, configuration and implementation experience, having successfully executed at least 2 full life cycle implementations

Minimum of 5 years related experience with extensive knowledge of Joint Venture (and E&P) Accounting and Finance

in-depth SAP JVA module knowledge and experience in Upstream Industry

Excellent knowledge of Upstream business with regards to SAP and Joint Venture E2E processes

Knowledge of Joint Venture Agreements and International Accounting standards especially SAP JVA module, SAP FI/CO

Excellent project management, organization, presentation and team work skills

Locations: Hamburg, Berlin, Köln, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt/Main, Ehningen bei Stuttgart, München und Chemnitz.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

University degree

Extensive SAP Finance design, configuration and implementation experience, having successfully executed at least 2 full life cycle implementations

Minimum of 5 years related experience

Excellent communication and leadership skills

German and English language

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

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