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Senior SAP Finance (FICO) Specialist

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

We keep the BBC’s services on-air 24 hours a day, seven days a week. That means everything from transmission for TV and radio - enabling us to reach 97% of adults in the UK every week including the cameras, mixing desks, email and business systems for our world-class programme makers and staff.

It is this technology that connects our colleagues and our viewers to our content. To support the BBC, now and in the future, our priorities are to make sure we’re flexible, efficient and can take advantage of all the digital developments happening in broadcasting.

Our objectives are to:

  • Deliver agreed portfolio priorities to plan
  • Delivery on our major projects
  • Be a strategic partner with the rest of the BBC
  • Make real the Engineering Operating model
  • Build the capability we need to deliver the Engineering Vision

Role Responsibility

This role sits within Business Systems which sets the technology strategy and delivers and supports solutions to optimise running of all the BBC’s business critical functions including HR, Finance, Procurement, Legal and Workplace.

The purpose of this role is to ensure that the overall performance of SAP Finance applications meets business requirements. The role will provide detailed system expertise, technical support and knowledge to both service delivery and business change functions ensuring dependencies and relationships between all associated systems are understood, maintained and can be communicated effectively to relevant stakeholders.

Are you the right candidate?

  • Detailed Knowledge of SAP FICO
  • Detailed Integration Knowledge with SAP MM/SD/BW/HR
  • Financial background – Accountancy or demonstrable finance related experience
  • Experience in managing a complex technical systems/environment
  • Experienced in managing conflicting demands in situations of pressure where priorities are rapidly changing
  • Experience of having to communicate clearly with a range of people at different levels of the organisation and explain and discuss technical issues using a range of styles, tools and techniques
  • Authoritative knowledge of security policies and statutory requirements relevant to the role
  • Experience in working with 3rd party suppliers
  • Experience of providing a high quality service in a demanding customer service environment

Package Description

Permanent

Grade 9 (Proposed Band D)

The BBC CPF Job title for this role is Principal Systems Engineer (please see appendix for full details about this role)

About the BBC

We don’t focus simply on what we do – we also care how we do it. Our values and the way we behave are important to us. Please make sure you’ve read about our values and behaviours in the document attached below. You’ll be asked questions relating to them as part of your application for this role.

The BBC is committed to building a culturally diverse workforce and therefore strongly encourages applications from underrepresented groups.  We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of their background.

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