Central Finance Integration Lead


Boise, ID, US, 83702-6924

The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. The J.R. Simplot Company is a true farm-to-table company with operations that touch every aspect of agriculture, including seed production, farming and ranching, plant sciences, fertilizer manufacturing, food processing, commercial product development, and distribution.


This role will be instrumental in our global rollout of SAP Central Finance.  The Central Finance Integration Lead is a decision maker representing the Company’s record to report function which is focused on Finance transformation.  Using your know-how, creativity and analytical skills you will have the opportunity to resolve complex finance-related issues.  You must be comfortable leading project teams as you dive into the details of workstreams and making design and configuration decisions. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Build SAP Central Finance technology solutions that transforms Simplot’s Global Finance functions
  • Design, build, test and deploy Central Finance solutions and ensure all works together seamlessly
  • Engages a team of subject matter experts and key users to build understanding of current and to-be processes
  • Work closely with SAP functional team to define the future end to end process and solution
  • Work closely with our integration partner to complete the data replication between legacy systems and SAP S/4 which includes resolving upstream process issues that cause data replication errors.
  • Supports the broader SAP implementation team to implement group reporting and global treasury tools and processes
  • Defines and signs off user stories and proposed solutions
  • Drives business policy and procedure activity
  • Work with project team and business stakeholders to arrive at key business decisions as it related to process changes and system configuration
  • Work with our integration partner OCM Lead and Project OCM Lead to develop the change management strategy, capture change impacts and lead organization changes triggered by the project
  • Plan and execute a detailed cutover plan of all business activities required in the facilitation of a successful go-live.
  • Verify and sign-off on master data elements required for data replication through Central Finance
  • Provide hands-on support for the data replication process to ensure timely replication of data to SAP S/4.

Typical Education

  • Bachelor's Degree (B.A. or B.S.) from 4 year college or university

Relevant Experience

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in accounting, finance or IT or combination of all areas
  • Prior work experience with SAP is a plus
  • Knowledge of accounting month end close processes is a plus
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
  • Excellent communication, collaboration and interpersonal skills
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills

Key Relationships

The Central Finance Integration Lead needs to establish key relationships with the Company’s Finance and IT leadership.  These leaders would include but not limited to:

  • Sr. Director Global Finance Transformation
  • Director Global Finance Solutions
  • Director Data, Reporting and Analytics
  • Sr. Director IT Data and Analytics
  • VP/Controller
  • Treasurer
  • Global Services Controller & Financial Controller
  • Integration Partner (External)
  • #LI-MG1

Job Requisition ID: 15263

Travel Required: Less than 10%

Location(s): Simplot Headquarters - Boise 

Country: United States

**The J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status. **