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Senior Executive Vendor Master Data

Date: 11-Jan-2021

Location: Noida, South Asia, IN

Company: British Council

Job Description

Role Profile

 

 

 

 

Job Title

SAP Master Data Senior Executive

Directorate or Region

BCMS

Department/Country

COE - India

Location of post

Noida- India

Pay Band

5

Reports to

Senior Manager-Finance master data

Duration of job

Indefinite

 

Purpose of job: 

Master Data Team is responsible for creating/maintaining SAP Financial master Data  keeping in line with SAP best practices and the business requirements. The Role holder will be responsible for setting up  Vendor Master, Business Partner, WBS, Profit Centre & Cost Centre in SAP as per requests received from the regions. He/she will ensure that mandatory information provided for creating Master Data is duly approved & report cases back to requesters in cases where information required is incomplete/incorrect

 

Equality, Diversity & Inclusion:

 

The British Council is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and welcomes applicants from all sections of the community. We work to ensure that people are not unjustifiably discriminated against on the basis of gender, including transgender, marital status, sexual identity, religion and belief, political opinion, race, work pattern, age, disability or HIV/AIDS status, socio-economic background, spent convictions, trade union activity or membership, on the basis of having or not having dependants, or any other irrelevant grounds.

 

Accountabilities, responsibilities and main duties:

  • Creation and maintenance of master data (for all regions) pertaining to Vendor/Business Partner/WBS/Cost Centre & Profit Centre.
  • Resolve finance requests / incidents (including complaints) relating to creation and maintenance of master data.
  • Support monthly reporting by extracting, validating and analysing data from SAP (R/3).
  • Perform quality audit of all Master Data and share findings with the team.
  • Initiate and implement process improvements for master data creation and maintenance
  • Lead on projects to enable transition of Vendor/Business Partner/GL/WBS/PC CC creation to the online Portal.
  • Resolve requests / incidents (including complaints) relating to creation and maintenance of master data.
  • Update ESG’s and knowledge articles pertaining to master data on a periodic basis.
  • All Regions Vendor confirmation in SAP.
  • Periodic Calls with Regions in respect to  issues resolution if any.
  • Handle country calls as a part of helpdesk queries related to Master Data creation issues
  • The role holder retains responsibility and ownership for the ultimate resolution of the issue / query regarding the request

 

Information Security

  • Ensure that their workforce are aware of the information security policies and comply with them
  • Ensures that the team complies to ISO 27001 and IGA related requirements
  • Send account opening requests effectively
  • Disable accounts immediately for leavers and Absconders /on long leaves
  • Document and monitor / review access levels of his/her team
  • Provide security awareness and education to team
  • Manage Records to ensure compliance to Freedom of information act
  • Ensure incidents of their respective functions are closed within SLAs

 

Key relationships:

 

  • Master data Governance Team
  • Global Business Process Owners
  • Finance Operations teams (including Controllers and FP&A)
  • Financial Governance teams
  • Corporate Finance teams
  • Transformation team
  • Business stakeholders in operational teams including Regions, Countries and SBUs

 

Other important features or requirements of the job

 

Please specify any passport/visa and/or nationality requirement.

Passport Required

Please indicate if any security or legal checks are required
for this role.

Yes – Background check required

         

                                                                                        

Person Specification

 

 

Essential

Desirable

 

Assessment stage

Behaviours

Connecting with others

Essential

 

Interview

Working together

Essential

 

Interview

Making it Happen

Essential

 

Interview

Shaping the future

Essential

Creating shared purpose

Essential

Being accountable

Essential

 

These behaviours will needed to be successfully carried out for the role, but will not be assessed for recruitment purposes.

Skills and Knowledge

Financial Accounting & Controlling Skills

Financial Accounting skills (Level 1) Basic understanding of double entry book-keeping including trial balance.  Able to prepare a journal and to reconcile a standing balance

IT Skills: SAP (Level 2)

Experience in creation and maintenance of master data (vendor master, business partner, PC. CC and WBS)

Able to navigate through the FABS menu, general knowledge of structure and some transaction screens.  Able to run basic queries

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Short listing
and/or Interview

Experience

Minimum of 2-3 years of relevant experience

 

 

 

 

 

Short listing
and / or Interview

Qualifications

Graduation, preferably in Commerce

 

Short listing