IntroductionAs an Application Package Specialist, you'll help clients in the selection, implementation, and production support of application packaged solutions. You'll gain in-depth consulting skills, business knowledge, and packaged solution expertise to effectively integrate packaged technology into the clients' business environment. Join us and start your path as a key player to achieve client expected business results and become the expert you want to be.Your Role and Responsibilities**SAP Consultant - Finance and Controlling**IBM Services is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants that design, build, and run foundational systems and services that is the backbone of the world's economy.IBM Services partners with the world's leading companies in over 170 countries to build smarter businesses by reimagining and reinventing through technology, with its outcome-focused methodologies, industry-leading portfolio and world class research and operations expertise leading to results-driven innovation and enduring excellence.As an experienced SAP consultant at IBM Global Business Services, you will deliver innovative client support through proactive SAP landscape optimisation and resolving issues, challenges and problems.You will leverage your subject matter expertise and experience to ensure successful services support delivery and client success.We will give you access to unique career opportunities, and a vast and diverse network of talented SAP professionals.As a key member of our SAP functional team you will get the chance to participate in new and existing IBM SAP services solutions, developed with the latest technology and tools.At IBM you'll find your role has a very unique look, combining both strong technical and business skills.You will use your extensive knowledge of the SAP Finance & Controlling to take a key role in providing support and project services to a newly signed IBM client in Perth.**What skills will I need?**+ Strong presentation skills+ Client Relationship and engagement+ Willing to take on challenges in new areas at new clients+ Team lead or project management aspirations in combination with a strong drive to further develop as a functional consultant+ A drive to expand your network in the SAP community+ Ambition, excellent leadership skills and a talent for building successful client relationships will be highly valued.+ Excellent communication skills**What experience will I need?**+ More than 7 years' experience working in a Finance domain with a focus on SAP based solutions+ Significant experience in SAP FICO with at least 3 full (design to go live) implementations of SAP FICO integrated with other SAP modules+ Significant experience configuring General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Banking, Taxation (GST + Extended Withholding tax), Asset Management, Fixed Asset Accounting, Inter-company Accounting+ Experience in Cost Centre Accounting, Profit Centre Accounting, Product Costing, Profitability Analysis, Project Systems, Results Analysis, Unsettled Costs, Month/Year End Closing, Overhead assessment and settlement+ Detailed understanding of integration requirements with other SAP modules: PM, MM, SD etc.+ Experience working with ALE/IDOCs and interfaces with SAP+ Ability to manage SAP FICO requirements/incidents independently+ Monitor SAP KPI's on a daily basis and ensure compliance to agreed SLAs+ Provide though leadership for any new client business requirements or changes in the existing processes.+ Prepare functional specifications and provide to the ABAP team for any required changes in the existing SAP environment or for new functionality+ Coordinate and work closely with other cross-functional team members both on/offshore+ Experience in conducting client workshops to understand and document new or changed business requirements**Essential requirement**+ Be an Australian citizen or Permanent ResidentIdeally tertiary qualified, you are a proven SAP Consultant and a phenomenal communicator with extensive and relevant experience in the industry.IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.If you are ready to start your next challenge with a career at IBM - click 'Apply' today. To find out more, head to www.ibm.com.au/careersRequired Technical and Professional ExpertiseSee abovePreferred Technical and Professional ExpertiseSee aboveAs aboveAbout Business UnitIBM Services is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants that design, build, and run foundational systems and services that is the backbone of the world's economy. IBM Services partners with the world's leading companies in over 170 countries to build smarter businesses by reimagining and reinventing through technology, with its outcome-focused methodologies, industry-leading portfolio and world class research and operations expertise leading to results-driven innovation and enduring excellence.Your Life @ IBMWhat matters to you when you're looking for your next career challenge?Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities - where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust - where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.About IBMIBM's greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.Location StatementFor additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.Being You @ IBMIBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.