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PwC SAP Risk & Regulatory Manager in Florham Park, New Jersey

Specialty/Competency: SAP

Industry/Sector: Not Applicable

Time Type: Full time

Travel Requirements: Up to 20%

A career in our SAP Risk Assurance practice, within Information Technology Risk Assurance services, will allow you to develop and apply strategies that help clients leverage enterprise technologies so they can get a higher return on their investment, mitigate risks, streamline processes, and find operational inefficiencies. We assist clients in understanding and challenging their current risk profiles and develop strategies to build digital confidence by embracing opportunities to stay competitive through building trust and resilience into their technology systems. We cover a wide range of disciplines, including risk evaluation, operational and strategic Information Technology processes, project governance, application implementation, data integrity, cyber security, and accounting/audit.

Implementing a new enterprise resource planning system can be a huge investment for our clients and they don’t always see the results. Our team helps companies get the most of their SAP systems by identifying processes and control weaknesses and recommending improvements in areas including programme governance, design validation, data management, training and testing. You’ll assist on implementing end to end testing for all business critical processes and developing the necessary tools to assist our clients in the successful implementation of their SAP systems across all divisions.

To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.

As a Manager, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:

  • Develop new skills outside of comfort zone.

  • Act to resolve issues which prevent the team working effectively.

  • Coach others, recognise their strengths, and encourage them to take ownership of their personal development.

  • Analyse complex ideas or proposals and build a range of meaningful recommendations.

  • Use multiple sources of information including broader stakeholder views to develop solutions and recommendations.

  • Address sub-standard work or work that does not meet firm's/client's expectations.

  • Use data and insights to inform conclusions and support decision-making.

  • Develop a point of view on key global trends, and how they impact clients.

  • Manage a variety of viewpoints to build consensus and create positive outcomes for all parties.

  • Simplify complex messages, highlighting and summarising key points.

  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.

Job Requirements and Preferences :

Basic Qualifications :

Minimum Degree Required :

Bachelor Degree

Minimum Years of Experience :

5 year(s) of SAP controls auditing, consulting and/or implementing.

Preferred Qualifications :

Preferred Fields of Study :

Accounting, Accounting & Finance, Business Administration/Management, Accounting & Technology, Finance, Finance & Technology, Economics and Finance & Technology, Economics and Finance, Computer and Information Science & Accounting, Computer and Information Science

Preferred Knowledge/Skills :

Demonstrates knowledge of, and/or success in managerial roles involving, designing, and implementing security and controls as it relates to multiple versions of the SAP application product suite (core financial, supply chain, human capital management, and/or industry specific modules). Emphasis on understanding of the following areas:

  • Possessing experience with SAP role design across functional and technical (e.g. - BASIS) domain areas;

  • Demonstrating a background with SAP GRC design, implementation experience including Access Control and Process Control;

  • Possessing experience with business process risk & control design, implementation across finance, supply chain and human resource business cycles;

  • Possessing experience identifying key risks and controls, knowledge of Sarbanes Oxley readiness, controls optimization, as well as configuration of controls around security, business process and within the SAP GRC modules;

  • Managing and understanding SDLC for SAP product implementations, and configurations - e.g. security and control, and/or optimizations of business process controls and application security;

  • Possessing experience with security, Controls and GRC Access Control;

  • Possessing experience leading 3+ end to end SAP Security implementations and controls integration projects;

  • Possessing experience leading design, build, test and deployment phases in projects;

  • Possessing experience in leading/managing teams;

  • Possessing experience in leading security/GRC design workshops with client stakeholders;

  • Possessing experience in designing security for HANA, SAP Business Objects, SAP Cloud Analytics;

  • Possessing experience in configuring and implementing GRC Access Control Modules - ARA, EAM, ARM, BRM; and,

  • Possessing experience with business process risk & control design.

Demonstrates knowledge of, and/or success in identifying and obtaining new service opportunities and taking opportunities through the sales cycle, including:

  • Identifying relevant risk mitigation around contracting, client acceptance and engagement scoping;

  • Defining resource requirements, budgets, and billing and collection;

  • Leading deliverable review and quality assurance over engagement team support;

  • Identifying and addressing client needs, including developing and sustaining client relationships;

  • Leading teams to establish direction and coach staff, and encourage improvement and innovation; and,

  • Possessing prior success in roles managing in a professional services firm or large enterprise as a consultant, auditor or business process specialist is preferred.

Demonstrates abilities and success with managing large engagements that involve oversight of and coordination with staff and managers as they perform design of controls, application security, or analytic monitoring emphasizing the following areas:

  • Leading client projects, understanding a client's business and technology in order to identify, and pursue additional consulting opportunities;

  • Understanding clients' business, industry and/or technologies and leveraging project management skills including developing project plans, budgets, and deliverables schedules;

  • Working directly with systems integrators in developing business requirements and business controls in SAP-related and SAP GRC-related implementations;

  • Promoting and creating a positive environment, monitoring team workloads to meet client deadlines; and,

  • Respecting the work-life quality of team members including providing candid, meaningful feedback in a timely manner and keeping leadership informed of progress.

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