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Engineering Manager, Record-to-Report (SAP), Business Support Domain, Group Digital

Helsingborg, Skåne County - Prozkoumat lokalitu IT a digitální řešení Plný úvazek

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Working at IKEA is a unique opportunity to contribute to our vision to create a better everyday life for the many people. We are inspired by our past and we apply our culture and values in our day-to-day work to create a unique offer and amazing ways of meeting our customers.

While inspiring from the past, we need to look for the future. We are in the middle of a huge transformation of our brand, quoting our CEO Jesper Brodin we need to “Change everything (almost!)” where Digital will be an enabler in serving our customers and empower our co-workers.

At IKEA we have a high focus on diversity. We believe everyone has the right to be treated fairly and be given equal opportunities, regardless of their age, gender identity, sexual orientation, physical ability, ethnicity, race, nationality, religion or any other dimension of their identity. The power of IKEA stays in the IKEA incredible people: humble, supportive and absolutely committed to lead home-furnishing retail into the future.


This is the great opportunity to lead a technology transformation for Ingka Finance globally from legacy outsourced landscape into S4HANA. You will be a major part of building and growing agile development teams and the culture, balancing direction and autonomy. You will do this with an emphasis on empowered teams and delivery to agreed commitments, along with strong leadership skills.

As an Engineering Manager for Record-to-Report, you have proven technical skills to roll up your sleeves and provide in-depth SAP technical competence as well as to manage a team of highly skilled engineers including both internal and external colleagues (contractors and 3rd party vendors) to deliver technology transformation to S4HANA.

As Finance is on transformation journey with SAP as technical enabler, we see following knowledges and experiences key:

• Formal qualifications in Technology/Computer science or any engineering equivalent

• SAP Best Practices with technical implementation, Retail consumer industry experience with good supply chain business process understanding.

• Strong demonstrated technical competence with 10+ years of experience:

- SAP Finance, Asset Management, Closing, SAP Bank Integrations, Inventory Reconciliation

- SAP Account Receivables & SAP Accounts Payable

- S/4-HANA (Core)

- SAP Analytical capabilities

- Authorizations, Roles related to Finance & good understanding of Internal Control

• Experience as a manager of engineering team and strong leadership skills.

• Understanding of SAP S4HANA Simplifications across SAP Domains FI, MM, SD, PP etc.

• Willingness to challenge typical ways of working in connection to SAP and together with Team explore new possibilities in Ways of Working with Agile Methodology as a backbone.

• Experience in leading full life cycle SAP transformations in the roles of SAP Domain Architect or similar.

You will:

• Manage stakeholders and work closely with the assigned Product Owner and all groups within the Digital Technology organization, act as single point of contact for all technology aspects for Record-to-Report area.

• Be accountable for all parts of the technology development lifecycle in your area following DevOps principles, govern the design, implementation and ownership of new functional solutions and ongoing operational support of these solutions to Group Digital quality standards.

• Be responsible for giving input to the roadmap for Record-to-Report to achieve the Digital Technology strategy.

• Lead and motivate a team of passionate engineers in Record-to-Report capability, through technical direction and people skills, including both internal and external colleagues (contractors and vendors).

• Manage agreements, technical resources, vendor contracts and capacity plans within budget and time frame to ensure service assets and cost are correct.

• Continually review and analyze technology trends and opportunities with the objective of improving the areas capability.


In this role you will report to the Product Engineering Manager for the Business Support domain and the home office for this role will be South of Sweden.

There could be travel globally to meet you’ your stakeholders, teams and partners. We believe a healthy and flexible life balance is important, so together we will strive to create a work environment where you feel in control of your life balance, can be yourself, grow and excel in both your personal and professional life.

Feel free to connect with vefa.andersson@ingka.com for questions regarding the recruitment process.

We will review candidates continuously. Please note that there is a certain delay regarding the recruitment process during the summer weeks. We look forward to hearing from you!