Building a Better Plant-Based Future together

Assistant Manager-SAP FI

Role:   Assistant Manager-SAP FI

Location – Bangalore/Bengaluru, India

At Upfield our purpose is clear: we make people healthier and happier with nutritious and delicious, natural, plant-based products that are good for you, our planet; and with packaging that’s free from plastic.  We’ve got iconic brands like Rama, Country Crock, Blue Band and Flora that people all over the world know and love. We’ve been a trusted category leader since 1871 and yet we feel like we’re only just getting started.

Performance, Passion and Care define who we are as a company, how we work every day, and the responsibility we feel toward our Associates, our consumers, our business partners and our world.

We have big ambitions to grow this business and we want to attract the right people – those that love what they do, thrive on responsibility and are looking for career defining opportunities.

About the Role!

Main Responsibilities

Solution Ownership

  • Be the functional expert in the SAP Finance areas (SAP S/4 HANA 1709 ; FI, CO , Month End processes, Product Costing, Material Ledger,  BPC, Treasury, Tax etc.)
  • Build and Maintain a Business Process alignment to underlying IT capabilities.
  • Ensure adequately updated Solution Documentation is in place and in play.
  • Build and validate and review solutions adherence to Technical Standards by IT Partners (Development / Integration / Testing etc. standards)

Demand Management.

  • Review and Validate all New IT demand in the Finance Area.
  • Challenge requirements where they deviate from Best Practices / Standard solutions.
  • Work closely with IT Platform Owners, Global Business Process Owners and IT Partners to manage Demand Backlog, Validate and signoff Functional and Technical Specifications and Effort estimation while maintaining the Product and Functional Roadmap strategy Technical Standards.
  • Validate Impact assessment / Design documentation to ensure Operational Processes are not affected post deployment.
  • Work closely with Demand Delivery teams to ensure that the changes meet Business and Technology Standards Requirements. 


  • Service Delivery – ensuring all issues raised by business users in the ERP and non-ERP space in Finance function are resolved in line with the agreed SLAs via the service delivery partners
  • Continuous Improvement Programs – drive improvement programs based on the nature and volume of tickets raised to drive value
  • Responsible for driving change management, incident management, knowledge management within IT processes
  • Establish and maintain Partner Relationship with the Managers and teams across the Baking, cooking & Spreads business.

Key Stakeholders  

  • IT Platform Owner (Finance)
  • Finance Business Process Owners
  • IT Partners
  • IT Infrastructure and BASIS Managers

Minimum Requirements:

  • 7-8 years minimum SAP experience in FI / CO / CA
  • Experience in SAP S4/HANA simple finance or digital core for the above (3+ years)
  • Demonstrated experience in delivering SAP changes / projects either as a project manager or team lead (4+ years)
  • Good understanding of SAP Support Operations (2+ years)
  • Experience with working with senior functional / business stakeholders across countries in a regional / global role (3+ years)

Your Personal Power!

At Upfield we want you to bring your ideas, your motivation and desire to succeed! This part of the role is up to you to complete.

You’ll have to enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and it will take hard work and determination; we will give you the ownership you need to make an impact. 

You’ll have to deliver on the commitments you make. And we’ll give you the freedom and flexibility to do your job and build your own career. 

At Upfield we want you to bring your ideas, your motivation and desire to succeed! This part of the role is up to you to complete.

About Upfield!

We are the largest plant-based company in the world, and we believe in doing what’s right for our people, our customers and the planet.

We are a highly entrepreneurial fast-paced team running a multi-billion Euro business across 60+ countries with the mind-set of a start-up! We are agile, creative, fast-to-market and obsessed with customers and consumers.

If you want to make an impact where it matters apply now!