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Senior Solution Architect - SAP FICO

Date: Oct 11, 2018

Location: Bangalore, India, IN

Company: HARMAN International

Requisition Id : 111728 

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A Career at HARMAN

We are ONE HARMAN. We are greater than the sum of our divisions or brands. We proudly talk about our many iconic brands and describe how our technologies are transforming the car, the workplace and everywhere in between.  We work hard. We create useful, playful, beautiful things. We strive for excellence and we aim to win as a team. No matter the position, every employee at HARMAN is expected to demonstrate our core competencies:  leadership, change-orientation, collaboration, judgment and a results-driven mindset.  At HARMAN, we expect brilliance.  You can expect a career full of brilliant possibilities. 


Position Summary:

This person is responsible for developing and supporting the operations of the SAP FICO Module.  This person will also act as a subject matter expert on projects that require changes or enhancements related to SAP FICO. Besides projects, the Architect will also perform 2nd level support for all our business units in SAP FICO area. This person will use best practices and experience to improve our SAP landscape and processes


Supervisory Responsibilities:

Ability to manage vendor teams in projects

Job Responsibilities:

  • Analysis, design and transfer of business requirements into an SAP ECC7 landscape
  • Working on implementations, interfaces, configuration, upgrades and addons in FICO area
  • Development of system architecture, landscape designs, process documentations and organization of training courses
  • Review project requests describing user needs to estimate time and cost required to accomplish project
  • Work as part of a project team to coordinate development and determine project scope and limitations
  • Work with business stakeholders and 3rd party vendors to implement and test system changes or corrections
  • Provide Level 3 support of Harman Financial applications and troubleshoot issues
  • Identify and evaluate industry trends to serve as a source of information and advice for upper management

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor Degree or equivalent in Computers, Information Technology, or related field
  • 7+ years of experience in SAP Financials configuration with responsibility within a global, multicultural, multi-location organization
  • Knowledge and practical experience in SAP FICO and all sub-modules (i.e.FI, AA, CC, PS etc.) within New G/L Environment
  • Familiarity with Open Text, BCM, FSCM, Treasury management tools and applications
  • Expertise in Project Management methodologies
  • Excellent analytical, organizational and problem solving skills, including the proven ability to adapt to a dynamic project environment and manage multiple projects
  • Demonstrated experience of increasing responsibilities within a global, multicultural, multi-location organization
  • Proven ability to manage key stakeholder interests, simultaneously managing conflicting priorities and business interests
  • Experience with outsourcing, contracts, in handling vendor teams and managing virtual teams
  • Excellent communication skills, strong interpersonal and relationship management skills with excellent conflict resolution and negotiation skills
  • Business fluent in English
  • Willingness to travel


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in SAP HANA
  • SAP FICO Certified Consultant
  • Experience working in Agile Teams / Methodologies



Leadership: Demonstrate character, clarity, courage and commitment to high-performance

  • Build environment of trust, high performance and engagement by establishing clear goals and a commitment to feedback, development and recognition


Change Orientation: Champion a better, faster and simpler way of doing things

  • Apply original thinking and continuous improvement to processes, products, systems or services and manage change to better serve customer needs


Collaboration:  Connect, engage and communicate with others

  • Encourage open expression of ideas; communicate effectively at all levels and build strong relationships


Judgment: Make sound decisions

  • Demonstrate critical thinking to take appropriate risk and make sound and timely decisions


Results-Driven: Deliver extraordinary results

  • Take initiative to achieve superior, quality results against internal or external standards of excellence


Eligibility Requirements:

  • Willingness to travel up to 20%
  • Willingness to work in an office located in Bangalore, India.

HARMAN ( designs and engineers connected products and solutions for automakers, consumers, and enterprises worldwide, including connected car systems, audio and visual products, enterprise automation solutions; and services supporting the Internet of Things.  With leading brands including AKG®, Harman Kardon®, Infinity®, JBL®, Lexicon®, Mark Levinson® and Revel®, HARMAN is admired by audiophiles, musicians and the entertainment venues where they perform around the world. More than 25 million automobiles on the road today are equipped with HARMAN audio and connected car systems. Our software services power billions of mobile devices and systems that are connected, integrated and secure across all platforms, from work and home to car and mobile. HARMAN has a workforce of approximately 30,000 people across the Americas, Europe, and Asia. In March 2017, HARMAN became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics. HARMAN is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or Protected Veterans status.  HARMAN offers a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Looking for a challenge where your experience is valued? Come see what you can achieve as a leader with HARMAN!  (

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