Senior Manager – SAP

Location: India, Hyderabad
Department: Finance

Who are Tide:

At Tide, we are building a finance & admin platform designed to save small businesses time and money. We provide our members with business accounts and related banking services, but also a comprehensive set of connected administrative solutions from invoicing to accounting.

Launched in 2017, Tide is now the leading business financial platform in the UK with 575,000 SME members (10% market share) and more than 250,000 SMEs in India. Headquartered in London, Tide has over 1,800 Tideans across the UK, Bulgaria, India, Serbia, Romania, Ukraine and Germany. 

Tide is rapidly growing, expanding into new markets and always looking for passionate and driven people. Join us in our mission to empower small businesses and help them save time and money.   

What we’re looking for:

As the Senior Manager for SAP for Tide, you will be responsible for leading and managing the ERP implementation project for our Finance Transformation workstream, performing system administration and first-level support for Tide finance users. You will work closely with key stakeholders to gather requirements, design, configure and implement best practices. You will support financial data capture and analysis and define the workflow for key finance processes within SAP. You will also serve as a mentor and coach to finance users, coordinating training and development and driving the company's goal of achieving an appropriate level of internal SAP certification. You will provide thought leadership to drive innovation and facilitate enhanced finance business partnering across the organisation.

As a Senior Manager – SAP you will:

  • Lead and manage the SAP implementation projects through all stages of the SAP activate methodology from preparation exploration through deployment and hypercare 
  • Building on your existing knowledge of finance processes, striving for a high level of automation and standardisation through the design, configuration and implementation SAP based workflow based on best practices
  • Partner and collaborate with stakeholders to gather and prioritise requirements for ongoing strategic development of our SAP ERP capability 
  • Provide technical guidance and mentorship re SAP to the finance team
  • Conduct end-user training SAP functionality and best practices, contributing to the development of internal training courses for onboarding and upskilling  
  • Stay up to date and informed with SAP public cloud releases, ensure proficiency with new capabilities and features and recommend enhancements through robust analysis and change management
  • Align with wider transformation initiatives and activities including integration between SAP, Treasury, FP&A and HCM systems


What makes you a great fit: 

  • You have 7+ years’ experience in the implementation of ERP financial software (SAP / Oracle / NetSuite), or 5+ years of aggregate administration experience and 2+ full lifecycle implementations within a consulting, industry or commercial role .
  • You have 2.5+ years of experience in SAP S/4 HANA public cloud implementation and administration, preferably in the fintech, financial services or SaaS industries. (We will consider equivalent experience in SAP S/4 HANA for on-premises, private cloud or hybrid deployments) 
  • You hold SAP S/4 HANA certification in public cloud implementation e.g. SAP Certified Application Associate – SAP S/4HANA Cloud, public edition – Finance 2308 or equivalent. (While certification is preferred, we will consider qualification by experience)

  • You have a strong technical and functional understanding of SAP architecture, modules, and system capabilities
  • You have strong project management skills and experience in managing end-to-end implementation and improvement/change programmes
  • You possess good working knowledge of finance and accounting concepts, processes, data capture, data analysis and financial reporting.  Qualified accountant preferable.
  • You have experience in defining requirements for system integration between SAP, Treasury, FP&A and Human Capital Management software
  • You are confident dealing with senior stakeholders across the business and owning your work with minimal hands-on management
  • You take a proactive and data-driven approach with sound critical thinking skills and a high level of attention to detail 
  • You have outstanding organisational and prioritisation skills including the ability to work to tight deadlines
  • You are able to influence people and create and contribute to an environment where challenge is welcome and encouraged and feedback is direct and welcomed
  • You take ownership and are proactive in ensuring that team members are able to grow and develop their careers, seeking you out for mentorship and guidance
  • Proven ability to define user requirements and corresponding system specifications and deliver accurate time estimates 
  • Creation of clear and concise documentation for system users and system admins


What you’ll get in return: 

Make work, work for you! We are embracing new ways of working and support flexible working arrangements. With our Working Out of Office (WOO) policy our colleagues can work remotely from home or anywhere in their home country. Additionally, you can work from a different country for up to 90 days a year. Plus, you’ll get:

  • Competitive salary 
  • Self & family health insurance
  • Term & life insurance
  • OPD benefits
  • Mental wellbeing through Plumm
  • Learning & development budget
  • WFH setup allowance
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Family & friendly leave


Tidean Ways of Working 

At Tide, we champion a flexible workplace model that supports both in-person and remote work to cater to the specific needs of our different teams. 

While remote work is supported, we believe in the power of face-to-face interactions to foster team spirit and collaboration. Our offices are designed as hubs for innovation and team-building, where we encourage regular in-person gatherings to foster a strong sense of community. 

Tide is a place for everyone

At Tide, we believe that we can only succeed if we let our differences enrich our culture. Our Tideans come from a variety of backgrounds and experience levels. We consider everyone irrespective of their ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, family or parental status, national origin, veteran, neurodiversity status or disability status. We celebrate diversity in our workforce as a cornerstone of our success. Our commitment to a broad spectrum of ideas and backgrounds is what enables us to build products that resonate with our members’ diverse needs and lives. 

We are One Team and foster a transparent and inclusive environment, where everyone’s voice is heard.