Senior Consultant – SAP BW/4 HANA

  • Full Time
  • London

Website EY

 Location:  London

Other locations:  Anywhere in Country
Salary: Competitive
Date:  Nov 23, 2022

Job description

Requisition ID:  947067

Technology Advisory – Senior Consultant – SAP BW/4 HANA 

The Advisory Service Line has a global network of over 23,000 professionals with over 4,000 advisors in the UK & Ireland (UK&I). We provide Performance Improvement, Risk and IT Risk & Assurance services to our customers.

The Advisory line is organized around three markets, Energy and Assets (E&A), Government and Public Sector (GPS) and Products and Services (P&S).

EY Technology sits within the Advisory Performance Improvement team and aims to be recognised as a leading provider of differentiated technology consulting services harnessing new disruptive technology, alliances and talented people to solve our client’s issues. We are looking for talented people who can help us achieve this!

The opportunity

Having undergone a paradigm shift in recent years, SAP offers an innovative high-performance real-time platform and solutions which meet the needs of end-to-end digitised enterprises. Our EY SAP team is focused on working with our clients to leverage these SAP innovations and create business value.


We are looking for technology-minded, business-focused and creative senior consultants with a passion for bringing context to SAP innovations and ability to demonstrate how it can help transform our clients’ day to day operations. We are looking for people who have been there and done it, who want to keep close to the technology and who want to deliver solutions that have optimum impact on their clients.

Your key responsibilities

  • In your role as an EY Senior Consultant you will have responsibility for designing & delivering key aspects of our technology projects within our client base. You will be expected to:
  • Manage a work stream within a BW project team on a client-facing engagement, working effectively across the full lifecycle delivery of a large, complex technology programme
  • Deliver technology solutions in line with leading practices
  • Engage and collaborate with clients’ stakeholders across all levels of the organisation
  • Build excellent client relationships
  • Work as part of a high performing team, mentoring junior members of staff


Skills and attributes for success

You will have knowledge and experience of the following:

  • SAP BW/4HANA Application Specialist certified or equivalent experience
  • Able to position the features and limitations of SAP BW/4 HANA
  • Understanding of leading practices for configuring SAP BW/4HANA
  • Strong functional process knowledge and an ability to contextualise technology solutions to business users and articulate business value
  • Full understanding of the features and limitations of SAP’s wider Business Intelligence stack
  • Full lifecycle project delivery experience including
    • Workshop planning and delivery
    • Requirements & backlog definition
    • Report & user experience design
    • Data Model Design
    • Creation of Functional & Technical specifications
    • System configuration
    • Build, Test & Deploy phases
  • Hands-on delivery experience within a major SAP programme using either BW on HANA or BW/4 HANA including;
    • Data Extraction from SAP & Non-SAP sources & delta handling
    • Operational Data Provisioning & SDA
    • BW4 Data Flow Modelling including advanced DSOs, Composite Providers & InfoSources,
    • Complex transformations & AMDPs
    • HANA Modelling & Optimisation
    • User Management, Security and authorisations
    • Environment and transport management
    • System monitoring, administration & Process Chains
    • Performance optimization
    • SAP BW/4 Data Lifecycle Management & Dynamic Tiering
    • Migration methodology (In-Place, Shell & Remote Conversions)
    • BEx query design experience including complex key figures & user exit variables
    • Experience developing reporting solutions in one of more of the SAP front-end tools including SAC, WEBI or, Design Studio
  • Expert understanding of LSA++ Architecture & BW/4 HANA best practices
  • Exposure to DWC and experience developing prototypes or PoC in data warehouse cloud
  • Awareness and experience of the SAP Business Technology Platform


To qualify for the role you must have

  • Demonstrable ability to manage work streams
  • Understanding of the full life cycle of SAC implementations
  • Experience working with waterfall and agile delivery methodologies
  • Experience delivering business intelligence & reporting projects
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to build ‘Trusted Adviser’ relationships
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Willingness to travel as required in relation to working at Client Sites on specific engagements


Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Experience using BPC, IP or SAP Analytics Cloud
  • Experience in complex BW project delivery
  • An understanding of the SAP BI roadmap and industry trends
  • Functional understanding of core modules within current SAP source systems
  • Exposure to a specific industry would be advantageous


What we look for

You will be comfortable working as part of a multi-disciplinary team, where you operate collaboratively with clients to help them digitize their business processes utilizing the latest SAP technology. You will add value by contextualizing, designing and delivering solutions within your domain expertise, you are expected to continuously develop your skills and product knowledge, staying up-to-date with SAP’s innovations and leveraging this to provide insight and creative solutions.

What working at EY offers 
We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. Plus, we offer:

  • Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around
  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you


About EY
As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we’re using the finance products, expertise and systems we’ve developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime. And with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we’ll make our ambition to be the best employer by 2020 a reality.

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

Join us in building a better working world.

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