Vacature Functional Engineer Finance

Functional Engineer Finance in Sassenheim

Functional Engineer Finance

Date: Oct 13, 2023

Location: Amsterdam, NL

We supply the sustainable and innovative paints and coatings that our customers, communities - and the environment - are increasingly relying on. Our world class portfolio of brands - including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon - is trusted by customers around the globe. We're active in more than 150 countries and have set our sights on becoming the global industry leader. It's what you'd expect from a pioneering paints company that's committed to science-based targets and is taking genuine action to address globally relevant challenges and protect future generations.

The position is located in Sassenheim

Job purpose

The Functional Engineer in Application Delivery is responsible for detailing design and handwriting business requirements as per Architectural and Security guidelines. This is done through projects, changes and increasingly more through Agile DevOps teams. This requires high quality Stories (change specifications) and projects changes which will allow Engineers and/or Developers to translate into code/configuration. The Functional Engineer sees to properly coordinate, review, approve and execute stories/project changes and has an active role monitoring status, in (unit)testing and change management once developed, including organizing sign-off after testing. The Functional Engineer has an active role in the preparation and execution of the actual changes together with our partners and external consultants where applicable. On request, a Functional Engineer can be asked to be involved in solving urgent high priority incidents and plays a role in process improvements alongside with business.
The work is either done being part of the responsibilities in the line management organization, in agile teams under the leadership of a Scrum Master, or in the case of a waterfall under the leadership of the Project Manager. Depending on the seniority of the Engineer, he/she will also assume these project management activities as a role or will take the lead in delivery of end-to-end changes. It is the intention that more and more work get done as part of the standing organization and no longer create a project for every single change that needs to be done.


Story specification
Translate business requirements into clear detailed designs. Own and develop high quality Stories (change specifications) and project changes.
Development & delivery
Guide, coordinate and oversee the preparation, execution and implementation of the (project) changes and the development of the code/configuration of Stories. Ensure that all partners follow established standards (process & documentation standards, coding and testing standards, naming conventions etc.). This results in building sustainable and stable first-time right solutions in a very collaborate team spirit (also with external service providers) and in an engaging way with stakeholders and consumers of the solutions. Solutions are built according to the Architectural and Security principles and changes are timely & adequately prepared & documented/or code works as intended.
Own testing of changes or stories, and actively oversee testing by business. Develop test scripts, examine test outcomes, sign off for unit testing and coordinate business sign off for Application Delivery related testing. Contribute to test planning and test management for a specific release. Resulting in, changes and code are properly and timely tested.
Incident management
Perform functional or technical problem analysis in case of incidents or issues as needed depending on the severity of the problem. Perform root cause analysis, document these and share findings. Deploy (or oversee deployment) of updates and fixes. To ensure that issues, incidents, and problems are swiftly and effectively resolved.
Process management and improvement
Monitor, guard, test and analyze that the use and security of applications and systems regarding the functional and performance aspects are in line with the agreed performance indicators, and if necessary, take measures. Actively contribute to process improvement: e.g, tool development, dashboard/insight development and visualization, script automation. Has a good view of the technical state of the application (technical debt) and regularly discuss and works seamlessly together with the (domain)Architect to develop plans to resolve the technical debt. Resulting in, available and optimally performing applications and IT infrastructure for the business and, DevOps process, tooling and dashboards are continuously improving.
Project support
Support a project manager by taking ownership of specific project deliverables (specifications, config, testing, etc.). Define, plan, manage and participate in assigned project deliverables from the own functional domain, in accordance with the IT project manager and involved business project owners. Resulting in, efficient and effective realization of project deliverables.

Who are we looking for?

  • Bachelor or Master's degree.
  • 10+ years in implementation of SAP FICO solutions, 5+ full-cycle SAP project experience.
  • Preferred to have a combination of in-house and external agency's working experience.
  • Extensive knowledge in SAP Finance submodules including credit management, COPA,COPC. Treasury is a plus.
  • Understand integrations with other processes in SAP and with other applications. Has experience in configuring other modules like MM, SD, PP, etc.
  • Good knowledge of S/4 Hana and Consolidation Tool like BPC and Hyperion is preferred.
  • Knowledge of SAP Analytics Cloud is a plus.
  • Should have strong ABAP debug skills and familiar with FICO related user-exists and enhancements.
  • Should be familiar with intercompany & cross-company sales process.
  • Excellent communication skills, able to explain technical matters in simple terms and clear specifications. Map business requirements to the technical architecture design and data model.
  • Excellent verbal and written English.

Become part of an outstanding company

AkzoNobel is consistently rated as one of the top employers in The Netherlands. You will join a company that is committed to achieving real sustainability. At a personal level you will also benefit from:

  • a competitive salary with an above average number of annual holidays;
  • participation in the AkzoNobel pension plan;
  • travel expenses to and from work;
  • opportunities for education that will help you to grow beyond this role.

We welcome your online application via . Only online applications including resume and cover letter will be considered. If you have any questions, please contact Marcel Thor , Talent Acquisition Partner. E-mail .

Functie:functional engineer finance
Salaris:onbekend – onbekend
Uren per week:1 – 40

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