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Date: Jun 7, 2019

Location: Irvine, CA, US, 92617

Company: Irvine Company

We are master planners, community builders, real estate investors, and asset managers committed to a comprehensive master plan for The Irvine Ranch® drafted in the early 1960s. We plan and bring to life balanced, sustainable communities with a full range of housing, job and retail centers, schools, recreation, trails, parks, greenbelts and permanently preserved open spaces. Our vision — like our history on this precious land — is long-term. We invest our talent, energy and resources in the highest quality planning, design, and construction that will last for generations, and assure an unparalleled quality of life for those who live and work here.

Position Summary:

The Sr. SAP Solution Architect - Finance/Procure to Pay will be responsible for utilizing technical and business expertise to discern new opportunities within the SAP platform. The ideal candidate will work with multiple teams within the department to help align overall SAP initiatives while providing viable solutions for the business units. This is a contract opportunity with the potential of becoming a permanent position. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Sr. SAP Solution Architect is responsible for utilizing business and systems expertise to identify new or improved technology opportunities leveraging the company’s investment in its SAP platform.

  • Suggest technical improvements and optimization on SAP General ledger accounting, Project Systems, Accounts payables, Asset accounting, Bank accounting, and Purchasing.

  • Help define and align strategy that can be applied to significant SAP initiatives which follow the future company vision and technology roadmap.

  • Work to resolve technical issues through coordination between the business divisions and IT resources supporting SAP ECC   Lead research for procure-to-pay solutions to meet business needs and partner with the financial systems manager to complete new capabilities and enhancements to existing systems.

  • Document process flows, system diagrams, logical data models, road maps, gap analysis, and other artifacts as required.  

  • Drive the design and development of technology solutions which meet security, network, infrastructure/operations, and support requirements to provide the highest level of stakeholder satisfaction with a forward-thinking vision.

  • Partner with other application architects across the department to support the overall approved technology strategy and execution schedule.

Minimum Qualifications / Other Expectations:

  • 10+ years of solid IT experience with a minimum of 8 years of hands-on experience with SAP ECC project implementation and support

  • Full life cycle SAP implementation experience with one or more SAP process areas including General ledger accounting, Project Systems, Accounts payables, Asset accounting, Bank accounting, and Purchasing

  • Strong technical understanding of SAP infrastructure including SAP running on cloud infrastructure as well as On-Premise appliance

  • Strong critical thinking skills, including system and business analysis, problem analysis and resolution.  Must be able to understand technical concepts of the system

  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills and customer service attitude

  • Must be well organized and thorough. The ideal candidate sees every problem or issue as a potential opportunity; strive for continual process improvement and approach daily tasks with a positive attitude and deep desire to elevate the customer experience

  • A team player who can work with the business process owners, application owners, and other IT teams

Special Experience Desired:

  • SAP ECC upgrade to S/4HANA experience is a plus and desired

  • SAP S/4HANA project lead and solution architect experience

  • Progressive and collaborative approach towards continuous improvement

The Irvine Company is committed to providing equal opportunity in all of our employment practices, including selection, hiring, promotion, transfer, compensation, termination, and training, without regard to race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, pregnancy, age, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state, and local law. Reasonable accommodation is available for qualified individuals with disabilities, upon request.


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Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

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