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Manager, Business Solutions, SAP Finance Systems

Tapestry

North Bergen, NJ, US

Explore the possibilities across our global house of brands.

Defined by inclusivity rather than exclusivity, Tapestry embraces the exploration of individuality and invests in helping you grow personally and professionally. Every individual in our global house has the opportunity to make an impact, learn and be part of our growing and unique story.

At Tapestry, we have the freedom to express ourselves and run with our best ideas across Coach, Kate Spade New York, and Stuart Weitzman. We share a profound belief in both our individual and collective potential, and know that with hard work and dedication, anything is possible.

Primary Purpose: This role will report to the Sr. Director, Supply Chain and Finance Solutions and will work primarily with the Business and IT organizations to deliver continuous improvement initiatives. The Manager, Business Solutions, SAP Finance Systems will play a key role in connecting IT to the Business, identifying optimal technology solutions, and managing projects from planning to delivery in North America, Asia and Europe.

 

 

The successful individual will leverage their proficiency in Finance Systems and Project Management to:

  • Lead mission-critical program and project initiatives in areas of Finance Systems and Integrations
  • Operate as a subject matter expert for SAP S4 FICO and other Finance Systems in the portfolio, be a point of contact for integration with upstream and downstream processes such as MM, SD and WM
  • Partner with stakeholders to translate business requirements into systems solutions
  • Develop functional and technical designs, configurations, guide developers, conduct system testing and coordinate user testing/training
  • Operationalize solution through hyper-care and transition to support teams
  • Actively seek out and drive continuous improvement opportunities across business processes and system solutions
  • Manage projects including resource allocations, financials/budgets, work plans, issue & risk management and status reporting
  • Ensure adherence to global design, technical architecture, standards, audit and change management.


The accomplished individual will possess:

  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience, and 8+ years of experience in SAP FICO as a project manager or functional expert
  • Ability to drive process and system transformation to deliver end-to-end Finance solutions
  • Experience operating in a global SAP environment including collaboration with international teams and offshore models is preferred
  • In depth knowledge of end-to-end RTR business processes including areas such as General Accounting, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Bank Integrations, Fixed Assets, Foreign Exchange Revaluation, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), Travel & Expenses, Treasury, Reporting, and Data Integration
  • Experience integrating SAP with external Tax, Travel, Purchasing and Treasury systems such as Vertex, Concur, Ariba, and Kyriba
  • Has a global mindset, can operate independently, but report effectively

Our Competencies for All Employees

  • Drive for Results: Can be counted on to exceed goals successfully; is constantly and consistently one of the top performers; very bottom-line oriented; steadfastly pushes self and others for results.
  • Customer Focus: Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; gets first-hand customer information and uses it for improvements in products and services; acts with customers in mind; establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect.
  • Creativity: Comes up with a lot of new and unique ideas; easily makes connections among previously unrelated notions; tends to be seen as original and value-added in brainstorming settings.
  • Interpersonal Savvy: Relates well to all kinds of people, up, down, and sideways, inside and outside the organization; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact; can diffuse even high-tension situations comfortably.
  • Learning on the Fly: Learns quickly when facing new problems; a relentless and versatile learner; open to change; analyzes both successes and failures for clues to improvement; experiments and will try anything to find solutions; enjoys the challenge of unfamiliar tasks; quickly grasps the essence and the underlying structure of anything.
  • Perseverance: Pursues everything with energy, drive, and a need to finish; seldom gives up before finishing, especially in the face of resistance or setbacks.
  • Dealing with Ambiguity: Can effectively cope with change; can shift gears comfortably; can decide and act without having the total picture; isn’t upset when things are up in the air; doesn’t have to finish things before moving on; can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty.

Our Competencies for All People Managers

  • Strategic Agility: Sees ahead clearly; can anticipate future consequences and trends accurately; has broad knowledge and perspective; is future oriented; can articulately paint credible pictures and visions of possibilities and likelihoods; can create competitive and breakthrough strategies and plans.
  • Building Effective Teams: Blends people into teams when needed; creates strong morale and spirit in their team; shares wins and successes; fosters open dialogue; lets people finish and be responsible for their work; defines success in terms of the whole team; creates a feeling of belonging in the team.
  • Managerial Courage: Doesn’t hold back anything that needs to be said; provides current, direct, complete, and “actionable” positive and corrective feedback to others; lets people know where they stand; faces up to people problems on any person or situation (not including direct reports) quickly and directly; is not afraid to take negative action when necessary.

Tapestry, Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and we pride ourselves on hiring and developing the best people. All employment decisions (including recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, transfer, training, discipline and termination) are based on the applicant’s or employee’s qualifications as they relate to the requirements of the position under consideration. These decisions are made without regard to age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic characteristics, race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, national origin, alienage, citizenship, disability, marital status, military status, pregnancy, or any other legally-recognized protected basis prohibited by applicable law. #LI-CE1 Visit Tapestry, Inc. at http://www.tapestry.com/

Req ID:  87209


Nearest Major Market: New York City
Nearest Secondary Market: Newark

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