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SAP P2P Senior Analyst, Technology

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a SAP P2P Senior Analyst role, who will be responsible for all activities from process mapping, designing, configuration, requirements gathering, writing functional specifications, end user training, documentation, on-going maintenance and enhancements for the Procure to Pay business processes. You will be a part of the SAP CoE team working closely with other application teams on both large and smaller sub projects, to provide a dynamic and flexible approach while promoting and adhering to good practice such as the ITIL process. The role will be working closely with a wide user community across multiple sites.


You will report into SAP Finance Manager 


Core responsibilities:

  • Propose and specify both configuration and ABAP solutions to proposed business change needs

  • Participate/Lead workshops to design/agree new SAP solutions.

  • Design SAP configuration, action, test and implement within a Project management framework

  • Working with external and internal development teams/suppliers to deliver ABAP solutions  

  • Ensure the availability and performance of SAP to agreed SLAs 

  • Be required to investigate business issues within SAP, acting as advisor and super user 

  • Focus on continuous improvement of processes and end user experience.

  • Support the delivery of training to SAP users across all UK sites.

  • Implementation of interfaces inbound and outbound to SAP.

  • Master data config e.g. Material Group, Account Assignment Categories, PO types.

  • Create/update application documentation and provide expert knowledge sharing within the SAP CoE team.

  • Proactive management of applications to improve monitoring and performance whilst reducing exceptions, faults and failures.

  • Update application documentation and provide expert knowledge sharing within the development team.

  • Provide SAP regression testing for other applications interfacing with SAP.

  • Contribute to the delivery of business and team KPIs.


About you:

  • Self-motivated

  • Strong team player but also able to work independentlyGood verbal and written communication skills

  • Good analytical/problem solving skills

  • Calm under pressure and can meet tight deadlines

  • Keen to develop and learn new skills

  • Keen to share knowledge with colleagues

  • Flexible, and must be prepared for travel to other PRH sites

  • Customer focussed - understanding the needs of the customer and keeping them in mind when taking actions or making decisions.


Experience & Skills we’re looking for:

  • Strong understanding of the P2P processes.

  • Extensive use of ERP systems experience, specifically SAP P2P, Inventory Management, Procurements and Reporting.

  • Knowledge of key finance functions is desirable as well as knowledge of double entry bookkeeping, P&L, Balance Sheet and ability to perform reconciliations.

  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications

  • Relevant experience in BTP Workflow Management  

  • Some experience in SAP Fiori 

  • Some experience in S/4 Hana 

  • Some experience in ABAP 


Salary: Competitive salary, dependent on how your skills and experience align to the role plus bonus and benefits.


If you are interested, please apply with your CV and Cover Letter. All CV's will be considered on rolling basis.


What you can expect from us:
Our employees are the heart of our business. We have a range of benefits to reflect our commitment to our employees, some of which are:
•    25 days paid holiday entitlement in year one, plus bank holidays
•    Medical cover
•    Life assurance
•    Cycle to Work scheme
•    Discounted gym membership
•    Personal Learning Allowance
•    Generous pension scheme
•    Summer working hours (role dependent) 
•    Volunteering policy and charity matching
•    Employee Assistance programme
•    Mentoring programme
•    Extended Parental Leave policy 
•    60% Discount on Company books
•    Each site has trained mental health first aiders 
•    We plant a tree for every new employee to our business 


Our creativity is inspired by different perspectives, so we want our culture to be one of belonging, where everyone feels welcome and where differences are celebrated.

We partner with The Book Trade Charity, who provide financial assistance for people looking to get into the publishing industry; you can find more information and talk directly here:

Please note, we are not able to accept agency CVs for this role. Any CVs sent speculatively will not be eligible for a fee.


Company: The Random House Group Limited 

Country: United Kingdom 

State/Region: Essex 

City: Colchester 

Postal Code: CO7 7DW 

Job ID: 165509

Date:  09-Sep-2021

Colchester, ESS, GB, CO7 7DW

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