Finance SAP roll-out support manager

Interim Management Mission

Pictogramme entreprise

Business area

Group organization with a presence in many European countries.

Type of business

Importance of Purchase to Pay (P2P) activities.

Company size

International companies.

Pictrogramme travail

Country, city

Paris, Ile-de-France.

Type of mission

Interim management mission.


Member of the head office finance team.


We present you this challenging Interim Management mission in the field of finance for one of our international clients.
In this mission, the manager was involved in a global SAP roll-out program in different countries and subsidiaries of the group.
As a Finance SAP roll-out support manager (W/M), he assisted the key end-users in their various challenges as a member of the Finance team at headquarters.
To succeed in this mission, the manager had to have already experienced an ERP deployment within a previous international Group and be ready to share his expertise with various teams & cultures.


It is a group organization with a presence in many European countries.
It is a financial organization with European shared services supporting both accounting and purchasing. It works with Purchase to Pay (P2P) activities.


Member of the head office finance team.
Reporting directly to the Business VP Finance.
Within a matrix organization: Finance, Information & Technology, Sourcing, Supply-Chain, Sales & Customer.

The main objective is to optimize the existing processes within the different functions and teams involved.

His missions include the following activities:

-Optimize SAP S4 HANA deployment processes;
-Improve interactions between shared services and end users;
-Coordinate communication and scheduling between IT and Finance teams;
-Ensure Go-lives are well prepared and properly executed ;
-Harmonize work processes within the user teams.

The manager must both (*) participate in the preparation of the different waves of SAP go-live and then (*) help the post go-live companies to master the new Group tools and processes.

While supporting the different teams, he/she identifies best practices and implements them within the Group. Existing experience in Purchase to Pay (P2P) processes will be a plus for this mission.


Financial professional.
Approximately 15 years of experience.
Relevant experience in SAP ERP implementation at group level.
Working at a multinational level.

Key skills
Fluency in English.
Hands-on approach and pragmatic attitude.
Able to relate and communicate with different teams and cultures.
Proactive and results oriented.