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Finance SAP Implementation SME (m/f)

Tradition and Innovation

Since 1919 the AKG Group is a specialist in the field of heat transfer. Our group of companies is financially sound, innovative and expanding. With about 2,500 employees at 12 locations in Europe, the Americas and Asia we develop and produce heat exchangers for a multitude of application areas and branches.
AKG North America Inc., is the headquarters of the North American AKG companies. It is located in Mebane, North Carolina and responsible for overall administrative and management tasks for the whole US Group.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Evaluation, conception and implementation of new requirements from different departments in the Region
  • Support and further development (customization) of the SAP module FI and adjacent departments and interfaces in the Region
  • Experience in Project management (planning, implementation, testing and acceptance) of national and international projects
  • Training of employees (development of training material, implementation of training schedule, continue education of employees) of diverse groups
  • Responsible to analysis processes and continuing improvement and optimization of the Finance Processes in regards to SAP
  • Application support, problem management, implementation of the FI environment
  • Coordination and integration of external partners as well as quality assurance of external solutions
  • Collaboration of group-wide standards for upcoming national and international rollouts
  • Support for all locations in the Americas (USA, Mexico, Brazil)
  • Intensive coordination with the FI expert and the FI department at the headquarters in Germany
  • Reports to: Vice President of AKG North America, Inc.

Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree in business administration
  • Preferred CPA (Certified Public Accountant) or equivalent certification
  • Proficient Knowledge in US tax and US GAAP accounting principles like Sales & Use Tax, Property Tax, income Tax, depreciation
  • Technical knowledge in regards to consolidation topics
  • Proficient experience as a SAP FI consultant / customizer in a manufacturing company
  • Basic knowledge of international accounting standard and eager to learn tax and accounting standards of different countries
  • Proficient experience with the typical interfaces in the FI area (CO, BW, BCS, etc.)
  • Solid customizing know-how and implementation experience in the SAP FI environment
  • Committed, creative and solution-oriented way of working in remote teams of a global enterprise
  • Preferable experience in German Accounting Standards and German language and culture
  • Willingness to travel international (Europe, Mexico, Brazil) and national

Starting Date:

  • As available