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Team Lead SAP Finance

About Umicore

Reducing harmful vehicle emissions. Giving new life to used metals. Powering the cars of the future. As a global materials and technology group, we apply our specialist knowledge to offer materials and solutions that are essential to everyday life. We aim to be a clear world leader in materials for clean mobility and recycling and have turned our sustainability approach into an even greater competitive advantage. With ambitions like this, imagine what you could do?

About Information Systems

A global organization. It’s not just those in our industrial sites and technical centers that are vital to Umicore’s growth. Across our support functions we ensure that we continue to grow and evolve – whether it’s by making sure our decisions are commercially viable, enhancing our reputation, building new customer relationships or finding the right people who can build on what we’ve already achieved. The variety of our work means we cannot stand still. We need to find new ways to do things, discover new solutions and develop new ideas. Which is where you come in.

What you will be doing

As Team Lead SAP Finance , you employ considerable SAP (and non SAP) Process & Application , Project Management and People leadership skills.

  • As trusted advisor in the area of Finance, you will be in charge of process & application analysis, making recommendations (can be a.o. process changes, application changes, analytics or automation) and subsequently implementing them from design to support. You will collaborate actively with our internal clients – both at corporate and at business unit level - and you are able to translate business requirements into solutions. Your main counterparts are the Finance Global Process Owner teams, the finance & accounting teams worldwide and the BU controllers.
  • As project manager, you take full lead and responsibility on project delivery, from business requirement definition, through solution proposal, project realization, deployment and Go Live, including a final assessment on results acquired.
  • As people manager, you will lead a team of IT people (internal and external). You will need as well to intensively cooperate with business colleagues globally and IT colleagues from other teams.
  • The projects will be both in Belgium and abroad. Work location based in Hoboken/Brussels.

    You will be part of the IT team, reporting to the Director Business Applications, and will interact with the business teams of Umicore (globally), and within the IS department (at global and local level).

    Who we are looking for

  • Master in information technology, applied economics or a related field
  • Confirmed Project Manager with Team Leadership skills
  • In depth functional knowledge of multiple SAP modules, including Finance (AP, AR, AA, …) and Controlling. Experience in Treasury is an asset
  • Minimum of 6 years of relevant experience (SAP Projects)
  • Excellent communication skills in English and Dutch and/or French
  • Mature, assertive and dynamic personality, with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Teammate and motivator within multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural teams
  • What we offer

    We aim to lead the way. Not just for our customers, but for our employees too. That is why we strive to create a collaborative environment in which we can all succeed, and a culture through which we can all share ideas, develop our expertise and advance our careers. We engage in building an inclusive work culture that offers equal opportunities for all employees irrespective of their diverse backgrounds. As you would expect from a world-leading organisation, we will also reward your contribution with a competitive salary and benefits. With all this and more, imagine what you could do?

    If our technologies can tackle some of the world’s most pressing challenges, IMAGINE WHAT YOU COULD DO

    Team Lead SAP Finance

    Umicore, Antwerp
    Finance, SAP Consultant
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