Senior Manager, SAP BPC

Aflac   •  

Columbus, GA

Industry: Finance & Insurance


8 - 10 years

Posted 59 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Job Summary

This role will be responsible for five major SAP solutions – BPC 10.1, BW 7.4, HANA 1.0, Analytics Cloud (BI) and PaPM. Role will also be responsible for delivering IT and business solutions to business groups – Budget, Planning, Allocations and Financial Reporting. Role will play a big part in the 3-year IT roadmap which involves HANA 1.0 to 2.0 migration, BW 7.4 to 7.5 migration and HANA S4 migration.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities

Manage and effectively lead a team of IT resources, both onshore and offshore

Develop and align IT architecture and roadmap to the business roadmap to focus on future-state vs. current-state

Drive automation and eliminate inefficiencies

Deliver self-service solutions

Seek new IT solutions and business opportunities

Provide SAP BPC functional and technical expertise

Manage and lead highly complex and highly visible projects for regulatory changes, business activities (M&A) and technology upgrades and integration

Liaise between the business partners and IT to provide technical solutions

Establish a world-class Production Support services

Manage IT budget and spend

Manage vendor relationship

Performs other duties as required


Education & Experience

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or IT related field and eight to ten years of professional level of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Five or more years of management experience

SAP BPC/BW platform knowledge (BPC 10.1, BW 7.5)

Demonstrated experience in managing complex projects

Job Knowledge & Skills

Strong project management knowledge and hands on project management experience

Advanced SAP HANA technical knowledge

Advanced SAP BPC 10.1 and BW 7.5 technical and functional knowledge

Strong business knowledge and full understanding of Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A)

Strong business knowledge of financial consolidation (US GAAP and STAT) and financial reporting (10K/10Q, FAB)

SAP Financial Modules

PS Query

Business Cost Benefit Analysis



Business Definition Requirements

Microsoft Office

Business Processes

Prepare Flowcharts


Business Case Preparation

Develop Functional Specifications

Develop Requirements Definition

Data Entity-Relationship (ER) Diagramming

BW extraction

Data modeling

Business Cost Benefit Analysis

SQL, HANA, HANA modeling, AMDP

Crystal, Foxcode, Analysis for Office, Bex Query, ABAP

Business Definition Requirements

Microsoft Office

Business Processes, Planning Functions

Prepare Flowcharts


Business Case Preparation

Develop Functional Specifications

Develop Requirements Definition

Data Entity-Relationship (ER) Diagramming

BPC Embedded including Planning Functions etc.

BW Security (Analysis Authorization)

Tiered landscape architecture

Master & transaction data extension


Performance tuning

Portals & Dashboards

SAPGUI, addons and various presentation layer tools & techniques

OLAP tools and techniques

Prepare Flowcharts


Information lifecycle management

Develop Functional Specifications

Develop Requirements Definition

Data Entity-Relationship (ER) Diagramming

Core Competencies

Action Oriented, Customer Focus, Adaptability, Listening, Ethics and Values, Integrity and Trust

Core Competencies

Drive For Results, Building Effective Teams, Developing Direct Reports, Hiring and Staffing, Informing, Motivating Others

Functional Competencies

Business Acumen, Innovation Management, Drive For Results, Intellectual Horsepower, Timely Decision Making, Functional/Technical Skills, Priority Setting, Process Management

The Benefits

Aflac is known for treating our employees exceptionally well. As one of the leaders in the insurance industry, we are able to offer one of the most comprehensive health benefits packages available in corporate America, including free coverage from one of our pioneering insurance products, the Aflac Cancer policy. Our employees also enjoy a host of other benefits, including advancement opportunities, opportunities for continued education and professional development, merit increases and performance bonuses, profit-sharing 401(k), stock purchase plans, and many more.