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Solution Manager, Finance


Houston, US

Country/Region:  US
Job Area:  Strategy & Business Development
Business Unit:  Business Processes

Neste ERP Center of Excellence (ERP CoE) is a global team responsible for developing the integrated ERP landscape and supporting business needs and strategies for a rapidly growing international company.


We are looking for a Solution Manager, in the area of Finance to join the ERP Center of Excellence Team based in Houston, Texas.


We have a small team of experts in the ERP Center of Excellence working with a broad range of functions within the business to capture and manage business requirements and formulate these to be part of the functional specification. We are looking for somebody with an open mind, the ability to take initiatives, share their views and challenge opinions. We offer you a chance to get to know the challenging E2E processes in the finance and controlling area which includes supporting and developing Neste’s integrated ERP environment. 


Your main responsibilities in creating a sustainable future are

  • Support the business network by leading the key user network in your own area, support end users (through key users), business SMEs, and other relevant parties

  • Work closely with business stakeholders to capture and manage business requirements and strengthen their awareness and ownership of the process

  • Drive developments per business requirements together with our partners

  • Participate in ERP development projects as needed


In addition, you will also work in close cooperation with process owners, system key users and end users bringing technical solutions and system knowledge to daily support and development work. You will report to Yeny Parada, Team Lead - ERP Center of Excellence  - Houston, TX 


The best combination to succeed in this role

  • At least 5 years relevant work experience, e.g. in consulting/IT implementation/business development in the field of energy or commodities trading

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher from a relevant field such as business or technical

  • Excellent collaboration skills in cross-functional and intercultural environment with external parties

  • Strong and clear ownership of the activities you take and issues you manage

  • Willingness to learn new skills and competencies on a continuous basis

  • Fluent communication skills in english


We also value

  • Previous work experience with E2E processes and ERP system landscape

  • Understanding of commodity market exposures, transactions (physical and derivatives), pricing elements, contractual topics

  • Knowledge in SAP Finance, VIM or Controlling modules

  • Previous experience with SAP IS-OIL

  • Strong understanding of other SAP modules (SD, MM, FSCM)

  • Previous experience of different roles in ERP projects

  • Experience working with globally distributed teams


The recruitment process will include interviews and aptitude assessment. 


In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification “Form I-9” upon hire.  This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. 


Join us in creating a healthier planet for our children.


Our success is based on our people who are the driving force behind Neste’s transformation to become a global leader in renewable and circular solutions. We are also committed to carbon neutral production by 2035. The passion that we have for creating a healthier planet for our children is what makes us unique.


We have set high standards for biodiversity, human rights and supply chain. We have consistently been included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices and the Global 100 list of the world’s most sustainable companies. 


To carry out our strategy and business growth, our values guide our work. We support, develop and take care of the wellbeing of our people to enable them to grow, innovate and build our future. 


We care. We have courage. We cooperate. 


At Neste we want our people to feel good and do good. We provide clear and transparent targets, development opportunities, empowering leadership as well as rewards based on role and responsibilities. 


The world is going through changes. At Neste our strategy reflects the understanding and mindset that we can be in charge of these changes to serve our purpose: to create a healthier planet for our children.


In the end, it is the people who make the company. We are Neste.


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