SAP FICO Team Lead / Consultant

SAP FICO Team Lead / Consultant – German Speaking. Location: Austria, 40% Remote (Work From Home) – Flexible Start Date From April 2024 Onwards. Permanent (in-house) Job. Salary: €87,000 – €123,000 gross per annum + Benefits + Relocation Support. END-CLIENT!

Our end-client based in the beautiful country of Austria is seeking a senior SAP FICO (SAP Finance & Controlling) Team Leader/Consultant to manage their growing team.  In this role you will take responsibility for 6 direct reports and 8 functional reports; in total you will manage 14 people globally.  This role is a combination of Team Leading and hands-on SAP FI Functional Consulting with the primary focus on Team Leading; the idea is that in addition to managing the team you will also be expected to assist with SAP FI/CO/TR Functional Consulting work from time to time when the need arises such as when people are ill or on holiday etc.

The company delivers successful and innovative solutions to customers all over the world.  They are passionate about what they do when it comes to future engineering technologies and are at the forefront with their unique industry solutions.  This is a fantastic opportunity to join a great international company and work with global SAP Teams utilizing the very latest technologies like S/4HANA.  They are an inclusive company with a policy of equality and equal opportunities and do not discriminate against applicants on the basis of gender, ethnic origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability or other protected characteristics. They promote diversity and equal opportunities and only value your qualifications, experience and skills that are relevant to the advertised position.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Leading the global SAP FICO team
  • Hands-on Functional Consulting in SAP FI/CO/TR when the need arises
  • Responsibility for mapping the requirements-based business processes and corresponding data structures in the SAP FI (Finance), CO (Controlling) and TR (Treasury) modules.
  • Collection, analysis and coordination of requirements from the departments as well as their implementation in SAP
  • Identification of process optimization potential in the system and initiation of any necessary changes (including project planning and budgeting)
  • Management of or participation in the relevant projects

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Must have a senior level profile of around 10 years experience in SAP FICO Functional Consulting and confident handling of databases
  • Must have good SAP team leading experience
  • Experience in internal and external accounting and the application of IFRS principles
  • Experience in project management as well as process modelling and requirements
  • Conceptual, analytical and methodical working methods
  • Ability to cooperate, service orientation, communication and assertiveness
  • Willingness to travel up to 25% per year

Nice to have but not mandatory:

  • Knowledge of SAP FI-NewGL is nice to have
  • Experience of SAP S/4HANA is nice to have


  • Must have a minimum of B2 level German language skills


  • The salary on offer is negotiable and subject to your level of skills, knowledge and experience and ranges from €87,000 to €123,000 gross per annum.


  • Relocation support: visa sponsorship, flights, accommodation costs for the first 3 months
  • Talent & Leadership Programs
  • Flexible working time model
  • Home office option (40% per week)
  • Various employee discounts
  • Subsidized company restaurant
  • Parking & public accessibility
  • Bike leasing
  • Mobile phone
  • Health insurance
  • 25 days holiday per annum


  • The start date is very flexible.  You can start any time from February 2024 Onwards


  • You can work 40% remotely from home but you must live in Austria.
  • You must come in to the office in Graz 60% per week.
  • You can live anywhere in Austria
  • If you do not live in Austria, you must relocate to Austria.  The company can support you with relocation
  • You can NOT work remotely from another country.


  • Sponsorship for an Austrian work permit is only possible if you have a minimum of B2 level German language skills.

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