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‘Global Enterprise Systems (SAP) Design Architect’

Type Permanent

Salary Negotiable

Location Cork East

Ref # 5261A

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ROLE: ‘Global Enterprise Systems (SAP) Design Architect’

LOCATION: Cork / Hybrid




Our client who are a Globally-expanding organisation have approached Barden IT to assist them in their search for the key position of ‘Enterprise Systems (SAP) Design Architect’ located at their Finance CoE here in Cork (Hybrid working).

Reporting directly in to the ‘Enterprise Systems Finance Manager’ (dotted line to Group CIO (both US-based)) the successful person will be responsible for leading projects, including resource assumptions, testing strategy, acceptance criteria, risk management, transition to IT & Functional COE’s.

Our client is a globally diverse organization that offers opportunities to work on challenging projects that are key to the achievement of their strategic objectives.

You’ll be comfortable performing the role of ‘Trusted Advisor’ providing enterprise solution expertise & design approval by partnering with Global Stakeholders (Functional & IT Center of Excellence (COE), Enterprise Governance & Continuous Improvement (EGCI)).


This role offers a six-figure salary with a significant Bonus and Benefits package.



  • This role will focus on designing & interpreting architecture for SAP S/4Hana & Non-SAP data structures & interfaces to SAP.
  • You’ll take on the role of ‘Enterprise Systems Design Owner’ and be accountable for ensuring the integrity & sustainability of the Global Solution Design, for Record to Report & Global Consolidation.
  • You’ll also be accountable for maintaining enterprise solutions aligned to the org strategy.
  • Oversee Global Projects demonstrating adherence to governance, controls and best practices at all times.
  • Constantly assess business processes and key performance metrics in the RtR function i.e. Month End Financial Close process, S/4 Hana FI-Controlling, Financial Reporting, Management Reporting, Global Consolidations, Stock Transfer, Procurement, Order Management, Billing, Accounts Payable.




  • The successful candidate will have strong project delivery experience within a complex SAP environment.
  • You will be adept at leading teams Globally for researching & communicating solution roadmaps & impacts to global design to impacted stakeholders would be good.
  • If you have experience implementing systems such as S/4 Hana, SAP BPC ,SAP SAC -Planning, IBP, S/4 Hana, then all the better.
  • Expert knowledge of SAP FICO business processes – such as Financial Accounting, General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Inter-Company Transactions, Fixed Assets, Cash Management, Profit Center Accounting, Product Costing, Profitability Analysis, Project system, Results Analysis, Month End Close and others.
  • Strong knowledge in Financial Accounting, Localization and e-reporting compliance.
  • Other ‘nice-to-haves’ would be – SAP BPC Functional experience with knowledge in BPC Embedded, BW Integration & Analysis For Office Tools



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Working with Killian’s team
Having worked and trained with a number of international businesses, Killian moved into recruitment in 2011 and has held a number of leadership roles, both locally and nationally, since. Killian is a founding member of Barden's tech recruitment practice, is a subject matter expert in Cyber Security (Cloud, Network, Infra, O/t) & Senior Tech careers, is a qualified and active career coach and advises CIOs and tech leadership teams on attracting and retaining world class talent.

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