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IT S4 HANA Procure to Pay and Ariba Analyst

Bengaluru, Karnataka, India Req #60
Thursday, August 1, 2019
Building on our heritage and fueled by innovation, we create immersive media experiences that enrich life. We focus on technologies that enable the future of media, and build teams that are highly customer centric.  We need exceptionally talented, bright, and driven people. If you want to be part of a team that works towards continuously raising the bar, this is your chance to make history!

Who We Are:

MediaKind is the new identity for Ericsson’s Media Solutions business.

Backed by Ericsson’s pioneering heritage and strong foundations – all fueled by deep
innovation, we have a single goal in mind: to enable our customers to create and deliver immersive media experiences that enrich life.

We provide end-to-end video products for our customers, ranging from media platforms video decoding. Our 1600+ employees are based in 29 locations all over the world such as France, the UK, India, China, Israel, United States and more. We welcome pioneers and entrepreneurs who want to be heard. Your individual voice will be amplified; after all, we are media kind of people.

Job Summary:

MediaKind is seeking an S4 HANA Procure to Pay (P2P) and Ariba Analyst to join the IT Business Applications team that supports MediaKind Business worldwide.


This role will provide you the opportunity to sharpen your technical, analytical and business skills.

Key aspects of the S4 HANA Procure to Pay & Ariba Analyst role:

- This hands-on role expects the candidate to apply functional and technical knowledge of SAP S4 HANA Procure to Pay and Ariba tools, systems and processes.

- Day to day support of SAP S4 HANA and Ariba.

- Participate in solution design activities (e.g. requirements gathering, system analysis and design).

-Provide insight and expertise into the solution configuration based on previous work experience.

- Provide guidance and best practices around P2P solutions including Purchasing, Supply Chain, direct and indirect procurement and related elements.

- Develop and lead implementations for successful delivery of P2P and Ariba solutions for MediaKind Business Platform, IT landscape.

- Participate in testing activities, troubleshooting any errors found in the solution configuration.

- Identify and recommend appropriate continuous improvement opportunities.

- Play role in the deployment of solutions across non-production and production environments. Work with large data sets, analyze the data to understand the underlying business implications, engage in discussions on what the data means, summarize findings with an actionable approach

- Capacity to work independently and lead others

- Ability to analyze key business drivers, then translate the findings into insights and actions, and their implications in the overall business

- Understand and work with key financial metrics for value quantification (ROI, IRR, breakeven)

- Analyze monthly reports and identify areas of opportunity

- Desire to work on topics that touch various functions within the company

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

- Must have experience with SAP S4 HANA and Ariba product integration on Cloud platform.

- SAP S4 HANA experience a must.

- Ariba experience a must.

- Must have prior implementation experience with Purchasing or Supply Chain.

- Solid Procure to Pay process knowledge and technical acumen with leading P2P tools.

- Extensive experience in SAP modules Material Management, Warehouse Management, Inventory Management

- Experience needed in the areas of SAP Requisitioning, Purchase orders, agreements, release strategy, workflow, Goods receipts, material and service masters, material classification, Pricing conditions, MRP, and Transportation Management.

- Minimum 2-3 full life cycle global implementations (prior experience defining/implementing worldwide solutions across multiple legal entities in a highly complex systems and project
environment) including hands-on design and configuration

- Experience with SAP Analytics Cloud solutions is a plus

- Support bidirectional system to system changes that could impact business customers on reporting of order data or business processes.

- Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology or Finance or Accounting with a strong focus on analytics

Preferred Skills:

- Strong business process knowledge and ability to map business requirements to standard SAP processes with minimal or no customization

- Experience with SAP implementation methodologies and SAP Solution Manager is preferred.

- Hi-Tech industry experience is a plus.

- Formal Project Management training, Six Sigma is a plus

- Good understanding and experience of modern software development methodologies.

- Advanced understanding of software test methodologies, and experience with testing automation tools is a plus

- Demonstrated leadership skills to lead a team and achieve results.

- Sound analytical and problem-solving skills, Excellent consulting skills, Demonstrated leader, Self-confident

- Excellent oral and written communication skills of complex and technical concepts. Demonstrates strong command of the English language

- High internal drive/self-initiative; Ability to work with ambiguous and incomplete information; Resourceful

- Strong relationship building and influencing skills; Able to mediate opposing viewpoints; Work well in a team environment

- 4+ years of experience in Finance, Technology, or Consulting

 Our Story:

Technology is constantly advancing, becoming faster, smarter and more efficient – uniting billions of people all over the world and allowing us to consume more media with greater ease, every day.

We understand the power of media and how it is evolving. It runs in our DNA. It’s our passion.

With our pioneering heritage and strong foundations – all fueled by deep innovation, we
have a single goal in mind: to enable our customers to create and deliver immersive media experiences.

We are uniquely positioned to help shape and lead the future of global media
technology. Our award-winning technologies, established industry heritage and forward-thinking experts equip organizations with the end-to-end technology solutions needed to embrace media of all kinds.

We are opening the eyes of humankind, enabling people to be involved in inspiring
stories, iconic moments, and world-changing events – on any screen. We are media technology innovators – imagining the unimaginable and driving the human entertainment experience forward for everyone, everywhere.

We are MediaKind

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Equal Employment Opportunities:

MediaKind embraces our employees’ differences to use our diversity in a positive andconstructive way. We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all
employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, national origin, ethnic background, age, disability, political opinion, social status, veteran status, union membership or genetics.

MediaKind complies with applicable country, state and all local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location across the world in which the company has facilities. In addition, MediaKind supports the UN Guiding Principles for Business and Human Rights and the United Nations Global Compact. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, training, and development.

At MediaKind, we celebrate Diversity. We build and thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, customers and extended communities. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

Other details

  • Job Function 89 IT
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Travel Required No
  • Required Education Bachelor’s Degree
  • Bengaluru, Karnataka, India