Argentina - Español

Senior Solution Specialist, SAP Accounting and Tax

Villeurbanne, France
Job Reference JR0071381
Professional Areas Digital Technology & Analytics
Function Information Technology
Years of Work Experience 0+
Start date 2023-09-14

Louis Dreyfus Company is a leading merchant and processor of agricultural goods. Our activities span the entire value chain from farm to fork, across a broad range of business lines, we leverage our global reach and extensive asset network to serve our customers and consumers around the world. Structured as a matrix organization of six geographical regions and ten platforms, Louis Dreyfus Company is active in over 100 countries and employs approximately 17,000 people globally.

To address the growing requirements for corporate reporting and analysis, LDC has initiated the implementation of an advanced BackOffice solution, leveraging SAP S/4, known as Project BOLD – BackOffice Louis Dreyfus.

By acquiring expertise aligned with LDC's core financial processes within our S/4 Hana solution, the role of the Senior Solution Specialist for Accounting And Tax is pivotal in facilitating change and playing a crucial part in our ambitious SAP Program.

Applicants are encouraged to consider joining the team if driven by the aspiration to make meaningful contributions, aspire to be a significant figure within the IT organization, and are eager to have a notable impact through their work.

Mission:

The role of the Senior Solution Specialist for Accounting & Tax is to ensure the effective implementation of business processes related to accounting and taxes within the company's back-office systems and trading tools.

In this role, the Senior Solution Specialist oversees the evolution of the solution, including managing enhancement requests and their prioritization in collaboration with the business. Additionally, they are actively involved in implementations that affect the solution, including managing dependencies with other solutions. External communication with solution development and potential modifications within the company is essential, along with acting as an internal consultant.

Key Responsibilities:

In this position, the Senior Solution Specialist's responsibilities encompass three main areas:

1. Solution Oversight:

  • Oversee accounting and tax solutions and their interaction within the finance and trading software ecosystem.
  • Design solutions based on business needs and collaborate on designing flows spanning various applications.
  • Maintain close collaboration with different departments.
  • Ensure continuous improvement of processes, including generating change requests.
  • Manage new requirements and ensure up-to-date documentation for the solution.
  • Oversee change management processes associated with the solution.

2. Expertise and Leadership:

  • Play a key role in the highest expertise team by offering proposals and information to support decision-making by solution’s Subject Matter Experts.
  • Translate business needs into solutions and manage business relationships to define priorities and business value.
  • Lead topics in Rollout, Ad-Hoc and other Projects.
  • Ensure effective communication and take ownership of measurable indicators (KPIs).
  • Collaborate, inform, and communicate with partner applications to ensure end-to-end design.
  • Develop action plans for continuous improvement and resolution of recurring incidents.

3. Support and Team Development:

  • Provide support to level 3 teams for complex matters.
  • Transfer knowledge to the support team to enhance their autonomy in handling the solution.
  • Provide guidance and mentor Solution Specialists within the team.

4. Others

  • Contribute to companywide initiatives as an integral member of the back-office team.
  • Work closely with various teams to implement company initiatives.
  • The role involves solution design, managing business relationships, and supporting improvements.

Experience

  • [Must] 3y experience in IT projects
  • [Must] Experience with SAP
  • [Plus] Experience working in International multi-cultural environment
  • [Plus] Experience working in a large IT company, team-oriented & collaborative environment

IT Skills

  • [Must] experienced in IT best practices
  • [Must] experienced in SAP FI Module
  • [Plus] experienced in SAP FI Tax
  • [Plus] experienced with test campaign executions & automation tool
  • [Plus] experienced with interface implementation
  • [Plus] Experience with JIRA and ServiceNow

Soft Skills

  • [Must] great relationship and ability to work with multiple teams
  • [Must] ability to learn fast and adapt to new solutions
  • [Must] ability to demonstrate Critical Thinking
  • [Must] Strong analysis, synthesis & communication capacity (written & oral)
  • [Must] Flexibility/adaptability in a quick changing background scenario & no uncomfortable feelings in front of ambiguity

Education

Master’s degree (or equivalent) in a related field

Languages

English (Fluent)

Additional

The job will be in France at Louis Dreyfus Company offices

A few international travels might be required in the frame of the mission

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Diversity & Inclusion

LDC is driven by a set of shared values and high ethical standards

Diversity is part of our DNA. LDC strives to create a diverse and inclusive work environment where people can thrive regardless of gender, sexuality, ethnicity or background.

Sustainability

Sustainable value is at the heart of our purpose as a company

We are passionate about creating fair and sustainable value, both for our business and for other value chain stakeholders: our people, our business partners, the communities we touch and the environment around us

 

 

What We Offer

We provide a dynamic and stimulating international environment, which will stretch and develop your abilities and channel your skills and expertise with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the largest and most solid private companies in the world.

We offer

  • Competitive salary and benefits

  • Flexible working

  • Access to Training and Development 

Diversity & Inclusion

LDC is driven by a set of shared values and high ethical standards, with diversity and inclusion being part of our DNA. LDC is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity, equity and inclusion.

LDC encourages diversity, supports local communities and environmental initiatives. We encourage people of all backgrounds to apply.

Sustainability

Sustainable value is at the heart of our purpose as a company.

We are passionate about creating fair and sustainable value, both for our business and for other value chain stakeholders: our people, our business partners, the communities we touch and the environment around us

Company Description

Louis Dreyfus Company is a leading merchant and processor of agricultural goods. Our activities span the entire value chain from farm to fork, across a broad range of business lines, we leverage our global reach and extensive asset network to serve our customers and consumers around the world. Structured as a matrix organization of six geographical regions and ten platforms, Louis Dreyfus Company is active in over 100 countries and employs approximately 17,000 people globally.

To address the growing requirements for corporate reporting and analysis, LDC has initiated the implementation of an advanced BackOffice solution, leveraging SAP S/4, known as Project BOLD – BackOffice Louis Dreyfus.

By acquiring expertise aligned with LDC's core financial processes within our S/4 Hana solution, the role of the Senior Solution Specialist for Accounting And Tax is pivotal in facilitating change and playing a crucial part in our ambitious SAP Program.

Applicants are encouraged to consider joining the team if driven by the aspiration to make meaningful contributions, aspire to be a significant figure within the IT organization, and are eager to have a notable impact through their work.


Job Description

Mission:

The role of the Senior Solution Specialist for Accounting & Tax is to ensure the effective implementation of business processes related to accounting and taxes within the company's back-office systems and trading tools.

In this role, the Senior Solution Specialist oversees the evolution of the solution, including managing enhancement requests and their prioritization in collaboration with the business. Additionally, they are actively involved in implementations that affect the solution, including managing dependencies with other solutions. External communication with solution development and potential modifications within the company is essential, along with acting as an internal consultant.

Key Responsibilities:

In this position, the Senior Solution Specialist's responsibilities encompass three main areas:

1. Solution Oversight:

  • Oversee accounting and tax solutions and their interaction within the finance and trading software ecosystem.
  • Design solutions based on business needs and collaborate on designing flows spanning various applications.
  • Maintain close collaboration with different departments.
  • Ensure continuous improvement of processes, including generating change requests.
  • Manage new requirements and ensure up-to-date documentation for the solution.
  • Oversee change management processes associated with the solution.

2. Expertise and Leadership:

  • Play a key role in the highest expertise team by offering proposals and information to support decision-making by solution’s Subject Matter Experts.
  • Translate business needs into solutions and manage business relationships to define priorities and business value.
  • Lead topics in Rollout, Ad-Hoc and other Projects.
  • Ensure effective communication and take ownership of measurable indicators (KPIs).
  • Collaborate, inform, and communicate with partner applications to ensure end-to-end design.
  • Develop action plans for continuous improvement and resolution of recurring incidents.

3. Support and Team Development:

  • Provide support to level 3 teams for complex matters.
  • Transfer knowledge to the support team to enhance their autonomy in handling the solution.
  • Provide guidance and mentor Solution Specialists within the team.

4. Others

  • Contribute to companywide initiatives as an integral member of the back-office team.
  • Work closely with various teams to implement company initiatives.
  • The role involves solution design, managing business relationships, and supporting improvements.

Experience

Experience

  • [Must] 3y experience in IT projects
  • [Must] Experience with SAP
  • [Plus] Experience working in International multi-cultural environment
  • [Plus] Experience working in a large IT company, team-oriented & collaborative environment

IT Skills

  • [Must] experienced in IT best practices
  • [Must] experienced in SAP FI Module
  • [Plus] experienced in SAP FI Tax
  • [Plus] experienced with test campaign executions & automation tool
  • [Plus] experienced with interface implementation
  • [Plus] Experience with JIRA and ServiceNow

Soft Skills

  • [Must] great relationship and ability to work with multiple teams
  • [Must] ability to learn fast and adapt to new solutions
  • [Must] ability to demonstrate Critical Thinking
  • [Must] Strong analysis, synthesis & communication capacity (written & oral)
  • [Must] Flexibility/adaptability in a quick changing background scenario & no uncomfortable feelings in front of ambiguity

Additional Information

Education

Master’s degree (or equivalent) in a related field

Languages

English (Fluent)

Additional

The job will be in France at Louis Dreyfus Company offices

A few international travels might be required in the frame of the mission

____________________________________________________________________

Diversity & Inclusion

LDC is driven by a set of shared values and high ethical standards

Diversity is part of our DNA. LDC strives to create a diverse and inclusive work environment where people can thrive regardless of gender, sexuality, ethnicity or background.

Sustainability

Sustainable value is at the heart of our purpose as a company

We are passionate about creating fair and sustainable value, both for our business and for other value chain stakeholders: our people, our business partners, the communities we touch and the environment around us

 

 

What We Offer

We provide a dynamic and stimulating international environment, which will stretch and develop your abilities and channel your skills and expertise with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the largest and most solid private companies in the world.

We offer

  • Competitive salary and benefits

  • Flexible working

  • Access to Training and Development 

Diversity & Inclusion

LDC is driven by a set of shared values and high ethical standards, with diversity and inclusion being part of our DNA. LDC is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity, equity and inclusion.

LDC encourages diversity, supports local communities and environmental initiatives. We encourage people of all backgrounds to apply.

Sustainability

Sustainable value is at the heart of our purpose as a company.

We are passionate about creating fair and sustainable value, both for our business and for other value chain stakeholders: our people, our business partners, the communities we touch and the environment around us