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Enterprise Financial Systems Implementations Analyst, CoE

Posted: 25 Jun 2021 Closes: 25 Jul 2021
London, United Kingdom Competitive
Permanent & Full-time 834288482

Company Description

Publicis Groupe is a global leader in marketing, communication and business transformation. Present in 108 countries and employing more than80,000 people, Publicis Groupe offers a full range of services and expertise across digital, technology, creative, corporate communications, media strategy, planning and buying and healthcare communications.

Re:Sources, the Publicis Groupe shared services function, was created to centralise the finance, administrative, legal, tax, IT, procurements and property functions of Publicis Groupe companies.

Job Description

Working within theEnterpriseFinancial Systems team, your cross-border remit will see you work in close partnership with theBusiness Transformations Leads, offshore technical teams, project managers and finance colleagues to deliverAltairEcoSystem, a bespokeSAPplatform, and other EPRimplementations acrossEMEA &APACtoprestigiousGroupeBrands.

This is an exciting opportunity tomanageproject delivery of the Publicis Groupe'simplementationsstrategyfortheEMEA &APAC Region. You will ensureall aspects of the integration lifecycleare completed on time and successfully managethe brands' operational change.

Youwill be experienced inSAP, Excel, managing large volumes of dataand have a strong finance background. Previous experience in data conversion in SAPimplementation projectsis important.Experience inPowerPointand MS Projects is also helpful.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Liaise with the SystemsLead, Global MDM team, financial leads and any other relevant teamto understandand manage the delivery of theimplementation project.
  • Gathering Organisational requirements from the Brands and managing their expectations with regards to delivery. Liaise with the Brands to identify and understand critical requirements and enhancements.
  • Liaise with the Global MDM team with regards to thesetupof new companies, manage confidential information within Altair, including security administration; creating and maintaining clients, brands and vendors and other data.
  • Manage Data conversion strategy and transfer of the financial balances (Data).
  • Leading the User Acceptance Testing for each Organisational Change or Implementation.
  • Organising the trainingof key users within the Brands.
  • Project management and administration, including the creation of clear, bespoke project plans andoperational analysis.
  • Develop and record the processes for any Organisational Change or Implementation in Altair, liaising with other regional SystemSupportteams to share knowledge and develop a global approach.
  • Build relationships with a variety of stakeholders, including, but not limited to, the Brands, Altair Core Teams, Altair MDM teams, internalSystem Supportand IT teams, andSystem Supportteams from other regions.
  • Travel to other countries where necessary.

Qualifications

Essential Applications and Skills
  • SAP implementation, data cleansing and conversion experience.
  • StrongFinance backgroundincluding reconciliations
  • Abilitytomanagelarge sets of data in Excel.
Important, but not essential
  • Experience in advertising or other marketing firms would be beneficial.
  • Knowledge of how agencies and media companies work is a plus.
Strengths and Attributes
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, as well as strong problem-solving abilities and an aptitude for learning new technologies.
  • Desire to work in fast-paced environment to ensure that applications meet or exceed specifications in a scalable and secure environment and against tight commercial deadlines.
  • Strong organisational and prioritisation skills.
  • Self-motivated, creative and strong sense of accountability.
  • Self-starteraccustomed to working on own initiative.
  • Strong communication skills and a successful track record of dealings withalllevelsofmanagement.
  • Evidence of working effectively within a team and a willingness to support the team is an absolute requirement.
  • Ability to learn rapidly from written material.
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