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SAP FI/CO Senior Consultant (In-house) – Amer Sports


Amer Sports is a sporting goods company with internationally recognised brands including Salomon, Wilson, Atomic, Arc’teryx, Suunto and Peak Performance. The company’s technically advanced sports equipment, footwear and apparel improve performance and increase the enjoyment of sports and outdoor activities. The Group’s business is balanced by its broad portfolio of sports and products and a presence in all major markets.

This is a global Amer Sports IT position, reporting to the Manager SAP Financials in Munich, Germany and working closely with the Global SAP teams. The main focus will be Australia and APAC countries including Hong Kong, Japan (Tokyo), Korea (Seoul) and Malaysia (KL).

Key responsibility

The SAP Financial Controller will consult the Finance and Accounting functions inside the Amer Sports group and is responsible for the transformation of business processes into IT solutions in the form of projects and change requests.

Qualifications / Skills

  • Relevant Business Administration and/or Finance background.
  • Very strong knowledge in SAP Finance and Controlling modules.
  • A sound understanding of business processes covered by the SAP modules or applications, particularly the integration to SAP SD and SAP SCM.
  • Excellent communications skills to drive discussions with all internal and external Finance and Controlling stakeholders, globally
  • Planning & organising skills, ability to prioritise own tasks in a fast-changing international environment.
  • Knowledge of financial reporting in SAP BI and/or in Read Soft applications is an advantage, but not mandatory.
  • Provides 2nd level support for daily operations.
  • Occasional travels are required, in Asia and Worldwide.

SAP technical expertise

  • Finance
    • FI-GL General Ledger Accounting (Classical GL)
    • Tax accounting
    • FI-AR Accounts Receivable
    • FI-AP Accounts Payable
    • FI-AA Asset Accounting
    • Bank Accounting
  • Controlling
    • CO-OM Overhead Management: Cost Center, Internal Order)
    • EC-PCA Profit Center Accounting
  • Additional
    • Intercompany Accounting
    • Consolidation and Group reporting (Hyperion or others)
    • Invoice process automation (Read Soft)

Soft skills

  • Team player: Ability to work in a virtual team and to collaborate: Promote information sharing and team spirit, contribute to collective efficiency.
  • Customer oriented: Understand and integrate the needs of internal/external clients, in order to respond adequately in line with the interests of the company.
  • Creativity and innovation: Explore, make new ideas come to life, striving ceaselessly to improve. Be creative in order to master the role in innovation projects regardless of their level of responsibility.
  • Organiser: Ability to handle topics in the interface to the sales and logistic functions.

Required work experience

  • Equivalent experience in SAP with a focus on FI/CO.
  • International project experience (In-house or consulting), preference to work experience in global structures.


The position requires a university degree or comparable education & experience.


Strong English language communication skills required, additional Asian languages for the countries in scope are an advantage, especially Japanese.


Moorabbin, Melbourne


Please send your CV and cover letter letting us know why you feel you would be suitable for this role and forward to jaustin@sriexecutive.com by Tuesday December 31st 2019

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Tagged as: Accounting, Amer Sports, Business Administration, Consumer Goods, FI/Co, Finance, IT, Melbourne, SAP, SAP Finance, Senior Consultant, Sporting Goods

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