Finance SAP MI & BI Analyst/Specialist Recruitment at Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC)

Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) is the pioneer and a leader in the oil and gas industry in Nigeria. We invest heavily in our employees, which is reflected in our industry-leading development programmes.

Position Title: Finance SAP MI & BI Analyst/Specialist

Ref. ID: 93086BR
Locations: Lagos & Port Harcourt

Purpose

  • Support the functional lead and team in providing specialist expertise to Finance business area, and to take full advantage of SAP implementation. The job location for this role applies to Port Harcourt and Lagos.

Accountabilities

  • Guide the Business on the best way to apply SAP in the management of relevant business processes in such a way as to realise the planned benefit in SAP implementation
  • Ability to interact and assist users with different level of SAP Skills
  • Assess potential impact of organisation changes on SAP use
  • Participate in the development and review of training materials and support training delivery on best endeavour basis to increase SAP user effectiveness in FICO areas of the business
  • Actively promote efficient use of SAP and monitor its business impact in their areas of the business with a view to realising the identified benefits
  • Evaluates proposed changes and improvement initiatives in corporate context
  • Monthly Management Information Reports/Dashboards preparation for various stakeholders
  • Ensure SAP FICO BW HANA solutions are fit for purpose and updated timely to meet business requirements
  • Standardization and automation of MI reports using Macros and Visual Basic
  • Collaborate with other stakeholders to ensure quality master and transaction data are available in SAP ECC and BW
  • Developing aggressive training plans to block identified competence gaps among end users.
  • Maintaining adequate classrooms for training across Shell Companies in Nigeria (SEPCiN) locations; Individual is required to develop the training to grow SAP competence of SAP end users.

Challenges:

  • Expertise knowledge of native SAP IS-Oil or EP SAP Blueprint designs within own function/business area
  • Guide the Business on the best way to apply SAP in the management of relevant business processes in such a way as to realise the planned benefit in SAP implementation
  • To be able to interact and assist users with different level of SAP Skills
  • Evaluates proposed changes and improvement initiatives in corporate context.
  • An experienced and competent professional in diver’s areas of Change Management & Training.
  • Keen to be a change & process improvement champion for the business, an energetic professional with cross Upstream discipline experience preferably with SAP and Change management exposure, Project Mgt. Effective communication, influencing and leadership skills.

Requirements
Competence:

  • A competent SAP professional with deep understanding of EP SAP Blueprint design for own business area (FI-CO and BW) is a MUST

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Professional Accounting partial qualification such as ACA, ACCA, CIMA (will be an added advantage)
  • SAP Finance certification and working knowledge of other modules integration is an added advantage

Experience
Essential:

  • An experienced and competent professional in diverse (finance and reporting) areas of E&P business with at least 6-11 years’ work experience
  • A competent SAP professional with deep understanding of SAP IS-Oil design for own business area (FI-CO and BW) is a MUST

Desirable:

  • SAP Finance certification and working knowledge of other modules integration is an added advantage.
  • Robust SAP FICO ECC and BW Reporting and change management experience and logical aptitude and problem-solving skills

Knowledge and Skills
Essential:

  • Expertise knowledge of native SAP IS-Oil or EP SAP Blueprint designs within own function/business area (Finance)
  • Certification in any SAP module is a PLUS
  • Solid experience in PowerPoint, MS Excel and keen interest in MI solution development using macros and Visual Basic
  • Change Management, training and capacity deployment

Desirable:

  • A sound, general understanding of Upstream business, excellent inter-personal skills, coaching and mentoring skills, the drive, determination and the ability to work independently and a highly positive attitude to the business

Qualities and Attributes
Candidates should:

  • Have excellent inter-personal skills, support and mentoring skills, drive, determination and the ability to work independently and a highly positive attitude to the business.
  • Be excellent team players with demonstrated ability to contribute positively to team dynamics, with a balanced focus on delivery, development and personal life.
  • Have high ethical standards, integrity, a personal culture of maintaining confidentiality of sensitive information and of compliance to organizational policies and procedures.
  • Respect and appreciation for colleagues working in a multi-cultural, multi-location and multi time zone working environment. Manage conflicts & align priorities of global/regional/local process owner requirements. Able to effectively function in a matrix organization

Application Deadline: 24th November, 2018.

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Note

  • Interested applicants should not apply for more than one of the six advertised Finance and Contracting & Procurement Roles. Submitting more than one application will lead to automatic disqualification of all the applicant’s applications.
  • Kindly note that all fields are mandatory in the online applications forms.

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