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SAP Functional Lead - Finance

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Date: Aug 16, 2019

Location: Plano, TX, US

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 51740 


At NTT DATA Services, we know that with the right people on board, anything is possible. The quality, integrity, and commitment of our employees are key factors in our company’s growth, market presence and our ability to help our clients stay a step ahead of the competition. By hiring the best people and helping them grow both professionally and personally, we ensure a bright future for NTT DATA Services and for the people who work here.


NTT DATA Services currently seeks a SAP Functional Lead - Finance to join our team in Plano, Texas (US-TX), United States (US).



Located in Dallas TX or Remote and NO Travel.

Overview; SAP FICO

Works with Practice teams to turn ideas into action for development of solutions, tools & accelerators.  Leads the functional design & management of new & existing solutions, tools & accelerators.  Leads the creation & presentation of estimates for overall cost, skill, effort & timeline for new & existing solutions, tools & accelerators from a functional perspective.  Collaborates with & collates the overall estimation process for functional, technical & platform areas to ensure a complete & cohesive estimate with supporting ROI and on-going maintenance requirements.  Works with project managers to plan, execute, test, pilot and rollout solutions, tools & accelerators.  Identifies & builds project teams via matrix support organizations to ensure appropriate skills & experience are represented for success.  Monitors project progress & status to ensure quality, on-time, on-budget delivery.  Ensures compliance with standards, processes & Best Practices as established.  Works with appropriate internal groups to gather use cases and reference material to be maintained in a collateral repository.  Maintains portfolio inventory of solutions, tools & accelerators.  Collaborates with peers to create roadmaps & plans.  Demonstrates solutions to external clients from C-level to end user with a focus on Financial and Controlling.   


Basic Qualifications;

- 8 plus  years of experience with SAP FICO , hands-on & leadership, in all aspects of Finance & Controlling.  Conversant across all modules & integration points at a high level.
- 2
plus years of experience leading project initiatives & teams from idea generation to deployment.


Other highly preferred skills;

Expertise in integration both across modules and with bolt-on & external software. 
Experienced with generation of estimates for cost, skills, resources, timeline.
Experienced & comfortable with working with geographically dispersed teams & in a matrix organization.
Comfortable with ambiguity & generating estimates based on high level requirements & assumptions.
Takes initiative to stay abreast of new technology and offers in the SAP space.  Working knowledge of S/4HANA a must, with hands-on experience a plus. 
Proven experience with development of solutions, tools and/or accelerators to address industry & functional requirements &/or to improve efficiency. 
Extensive generation experience with requirements documents, functional design specifications, testing plans, training plans, deployment plans & on-going support.
Conversant with & able to apply the software development lifecycle (SDLC) and information technology infrastructure library (ITIL) standards.



 Nice to have;

- Experienced with creation of SOWs

- Experienced with SAP S/4HANA Best Practices

- Experienced with S/4HANA DEMO21 is a plus

- Familiar with SAP PartnerEdge website and content    




This position is only available to those interested in direct staff employment opportunities with NTT DATA, Inc. or its subsidiaries.  Please note, 1099 or corp-2-corp contractors or the equivalent will NOT be considered. We offer a full comprehensive benefits package that starts from your first day of employment.                                                                                


About NTT DATA Services


NTT DATA Services partners with clients to navigate and simplify the modern complexities of business and technology, delivering the insights, solutions and outcomes that matter most. We deliver tangible business results by combining deep industry expertise with applied innovations in digital, cloud and automation across a comprehensive portfolio of consulting, applications, infrastructure and business process services.


NTT DATA Services, headquartered in Plano, Texas, is a division of NTT DATA Corporation, a top 10 global business and IT services provider with 118,000+ professionals in more than 50 countries, and NTT Group, a partner to 88 percent of the Fortune 100. Visit to learn more.


NTT DATA, Inc. (the “Company”) is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business needs.  The Company will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other class protected by law.  To comply with applicable laws ensuring equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability, the Company will make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability who is an applicant or an employee unless undue hardship to the Company would result.




Nearest Major Market: Plano
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas

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