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SAP S/4 HANA Finance Senior Consultant

Date: Dec 23, 2021

Location: Aurora, IL, US, 60504

Company: Glanbia

Glanbia Business Services (GBS) - Vacancy
SAP S/4 HANA Finance Senior Consultant

An opportunity has arisen for an SAP S/4 HANA Finance Senior Consultant with Glanbia plc. This is a permanent position based in our Aurora, Illinois office and will report to the Finance Systems COE Lead.


While likely to be initially working remotely due to current restrictions, the base location of the role will be Aurora, Illinois, upon return to the workplace with a blended working arrangement available through our Smart working model which allows you a greater choice in how you work and live, giving you a better work-life balance.


Key Elements of the Role

  • Participate in relevant implementations and continuous improvement initiatives, including design, configuration, testing and implementation.
  • Participate in our S/4 HANA migration programme moving from our existing ECC 6.0 environment to a best in class SAP S/4 HANA system.
  • Provide SAP expert knowledge in the functional areas of Finance and Controlling to respond to business requirements, and position potential solutions (preferably in an S/4 HANA environment).
  • Assist with developing a digital finance transformation roadmap as it pertains to S/4 HANA and its associated functions.
  • Develop relationships with Business Key Users to drive the effectiveness of the SAP solution.
  • Acquire knowledge of emerging functionality / solutions, and contribute to their successful implementation within the businesses where appropriate.
  • Assist with the resolution of complex application support and maintenance issues where relevant.

What background and experience are we looking for?

  • At least six year’s SAP implementation and configuration experience – must have participated in at least one full implementation in the role of SAP FICO configuration consultant (S/4 or ECC).
  • Experience as an SAP FICO Consultant on an SAP S/4 HANA migration project (e.g. Brownfield or Bluefield migration) would be a distinct advantage.
  • Preference for hands on SAP configuration experience in either Finance or Controlling in an S/4 HANA SAP system.
  • Experience in any of the following SAP S/4 modules would also be desirable; New GL, New Fixed Assets, Margin Analysis, Predictive Accounting, Financial Planning & S/4 Group Reporting (for consolidation).
  • Strong cross-functional SAP knowledge e.g. integration experience with other SAP modules (SD, MM, PP).
  • Basic ABAP coding knowledge, while not essential would be an advantage.


Skills & experience

  • Experience in addressing key business issues with IT solutions.
  • Ability to display a high degree of professionalism in dealing with business managers and users.
  • Strong understanding of finance business processes and accounting practices.  Being a qualified accountant (e.g. CIMA, ACCA) would be advantageous.
  • Commercially focused, high levels of enthusiasm and energy.
  • Flexibility to undertake international travel where required.



  • The energy, enthusiasm and drive to make it happen.
  • A team player who has the ability to motivate others, making it fun while getting the job done.
  • Enjoys working in a fast-paced, innovative environment where the focus is on continuous improvement and the challenge to make it better.
  • Competence in Training is a plus
  • Excellent communications skills including listening skills a distinct advantage

Our Purpose & Values
At Glanbia we are dedicated to delivering better nutrition for every step of life’s journey. We differentiate ourselves by doing not only what is right for our business, but also what is good for our people and the communities in which we live and work. So if you’re looking to develop your career, stretch your ambitions and work for a company that has the ability to succeed on the world stage, ours is a journey you’ll want to share.


At Glanbia, we celebrate diversity, because we know that our individual strengths make us stronger together. We welcome and encourage interest from a wide variety of candidates, and we will give your application consideration, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, or disability status.

At Glanbia our culture will celebrate individuality, knowing that together we are more.

Nearest Major Market: Aurora
Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago