Business Analyst - SAP S/4Hana | Al Futtaim Automotive | Finance

Date: 16 Jun 2024

Location: AE

Company: Al Futtaim Private Company LLC

Job Requisition ID: [[160458]] 

Established in the 1930s as a trading business, Al-Futtaim Group today is one of the most diversified and progressive, privately held regional businesses headquartered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Structured into five operating divisions; automotive, financial services, real estate, retail and healthcare; employing more than 35,000 employees across more than 20 countries in the Middle East, Asia and Africa, Al-Futtaim Group partners with over 200 of the world's most admired and innovative brands. Al-Futtaim Group’s entrepreneurship and relentless customer focus enables the organization to continue to grow and expand; responding to the changing needs of our customers within the societies in which we operate. 

By upholding our values of respect, excellence, collaboration and integrity; Al-Futtaim Group continues to enrich the lives and aspirations of our customers each and every day


Overview of the role:

We are seeking a skilled Business Analyst with expertise in SAP ERP Projects especially S/4HANA to join our team. As a Business Analyst, you will play a crucial role in analyzing business processes and requirements and translating them into effective solutions within the SAP S/4HANA platform. You will collaborate with cross-functional teams, including stakeholders from various departments, to gather and document business needs, perform gap analysis, and propose innovative solutions to enhance business operations.


What you will do:

  • Collaborate with business stakeholders to understand and document business requirements, processes, and objectives.
  • Analyze existing business processes and systems to identify areas for improvement and optimization.
  • Conduct gap analysis to identify functional and technical requirements for SAP S/4HANA implementation or enhancements.
  • Design and configure SAP S/4HANA solutions to meet business needs, ensuring alignment with best practices and industry standards.
  • Collaborate with technical teams to develop functional specifications, enable performance of system testing, and support the implementation of SAP S/4HANA solutions.
  • Provide a robust training framework and support to end-users during and post-implementation.
  • Ensure compliance with company policies, procedures, and regulatory requirements.
  • Stay up to date with SAP S/4HANA capabilities, advancements and provide recommendations for continuous improvement.

Required Skills to be successful:

  • SAP Savvy
  • Process Understanding Expertise
  • Stakeholder management skills
  • Understanding of ERP migration journey

About the Team:

You will be reporting to Program Manager 


What equips you for the role:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, Information Systems, or a related field.
  • Proven experience as a Business Analyst, preferably with expertise in SAP S/4HANA.
  • Strong understanding of business processes and operations, particularly in finance, supply chain, and manufacturing domains.
  • Proficiency in SAP S/4HANA modules and functionalities, including but not limited to Sales & Distribution, Materials Management, Finance and Reporting.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to translate complex business requirements into practical solutions.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams and stakeholders.
  • Ability to work independently, manage multiple priorities, and meet deadlines.
  • SAP S/4HANA certification is a plus.


About Al-Futtaim Automotive
A major division of the UAE-based Al-Futtaim Group of companies, Al-Futtaim Automotive is an industry leader with presence in 10 countries across the Middle East, Asia and Africa.
Our core business activities at Al-Futtaim Automotive include distribution, manufacturing, leasing and aftersales, and we are firmly established as the regional representative of some of the world’s most iconic automotive brands: Toyota, Lexus, Honda, Jeep, Chrysler, Dodge, Volvo and RAM.
We are driven by a customer-centric approach, constantly pushing the boundaries on innovation, quality standards, and value-added service across our vast universe of customers - right from motoring enthusiasts to fleet operators to contractors. Our mission is to become the leader in custom-made mobility solutions by delivering nothing less than world-class omni-channel experiences. 
We channel our local expertise and global trust to deliver one of the most comprehensive portfolios of mobility products and solutions, from passenger cars to SUVs, electric vehicles to high-performance motorbikes, commercial vehicles to industrial & construction equipment.
What keeps the company moving forward is a 9000-member strong team, with inspiring possibilities for growth, throughout the career path. This is Al-Futtaim Automotive and we empower talent to move forward.