Business Analyst - SAP PAPM



Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Posted on Monday, September 25, 2023
, India

Job Family Group:

Information Technology (IT)

Worker Type:


Posting Start Date:

Business unit:

Projects and Technology

Experience Level:

Experienced Professionals

Job Description:

As a member of the IDE – ERP Capability Center at Shell, you will have the opportunity to work in a challenging but rewarding environment that is fast paced and changing fundamentally as Shell transforms its business to meet the ambition to be a net-zero emissions energy business by 2050, whilst delivering a world class business case that has a strong societal license to operate. In your IDE-ERP career at Shell you will be expected to enact change and deliver value globally across business lines and geographies.

What’s the role

  • Experience in delivering complete SAP Profitability and Performance Management (SAP PaPM) solutions to the business, proficient in analyzing and translating Business/Process requirements to technical requirements
  • Certain degree of knowledge in S4 HANA Controlling and other modules is desired
  • Performs the configurations & ensures that Build standards are adhered to best practices.
  • Understands the ERP Controlling configurations & master data activities with cross functional area Integration with other modules.
  • Understanding of Business requirements and develop the IT Solution by working along with Process Architects/Design Authorities
  • Works with Lead Business Analyst/Process Experts to develop technical design specification for solutions with high complexity
  • Performs Unit Test, and supports Integration Test for the applicable solutions
  • Undertake Problem Analysis to identify root causes of incidents, escalating findings within the Line and Business, to minimize such incidents re-occurring
  • Drive resolution of defects during test cycles and hyper care as well as for critical incidents. Supports the resolution of Production issues in meetings with the Run & Maintain organization.
  • Define and Safeguard IT solution to ensure Robust, Supportable & Scalable to ensure IT documentations are updated prior to CAB meetings.
  • Propose any possible functional improvement in the existing solutions.
  • Has detailed functional understanding of the application / module in their scope and how this is supporting the business process
  • Ensure that all changes are properly and extensively documented.
  • Fully comply with and adhere to, all Group and Upstream IT standards and Processes

Where you fit in:

  • Member of an 8-10 resources team of diverse cultural backgrounds and comprising Shell staff, Partners and Third-Party Contractors
  • Global program with collaboration across teams and customers in US, Europe, Russia, Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific regions
  • Exposure to best practice processes and world class solutions
  • Opportunities for S4 HANA skills enhancements e.g., in S4 HANA Oil & Gas Industry solutions

What we need from you

  • Minimum 12+ years of experience in S4 HANA Controlling module configuration and understanding of the associated business processes.
  • Minimum 2 E2E implementations in SAP Profitability and Performance Management (SAP PaPM)
  • Strong domain business knowledge in Accounting & Cost Accounting.
  • Understanding of defining the data models in PaPM, integrations (SAP and non-SAP systems), standard capabilities in PaPM and design of business rules.
  • Understanding of Cost and Revenue allocation process design and implementation
  • Good functional knowledge/experience in financial allocation processes
  • Extensive experience in all aspects of S4 HANA Controlling including CCA, PCA, Product Costing and Profitability Analysis & Material Ledger
  • Should have been a Solution architect / Subject matter expert in the areas of SAP CO
  • Strong understanding of the CO modules integration points between FI, SD, PP and MM
  • Experience and knowledge in one or more mentioned SAP technologies modules like SAP BW / SAP HANA / SAP BPC (optional)
  • Skills with only Support experience or majority of support experience will not be Suitable
  • Certain degree of knowledge in S4 HANA integration with other modules will be an advantage
  • Well versed with S4 HANA system implementation methodology
  • Dedication to meet the customer requirements and expectations, taking ownership of problems and respond in a proactive manner where appropriate.
  • Good problem analysis skills and English communication skills, verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to handle concurrent tasks with appropriate priority.
  • Experience in global implementation/support of an S4 HANA solution


Shell is a global energy company where we work towards powering progress through more and cleaner energy solutions. We use advanced technologies and take an innovative approach to help build a sustainable energy future. In India Shell has its businesses footprint in Information Technology, Projects & Technology, Finance Operations, Integrated Gas, Downstream & Upstream spread across more than 7 main locations.

An innovative place to work

There’s never been a more exciting time to work at Shell. Everyone here is helping solve one of the biggest challenges facing the world today: bringing the benefits of energy to everyone on the planet, whilst managing the risks of climate change.

Join us and you’ll add your talent and imagination to a business with the power to shape the future – whether by investing in renewables, exploring new ways to store energy or developing technology that helps the world to use energy more efficiently.

An inclusive place to work

To power progress together, we need to attract and develop the brightest minds and make sure every voice is heard. Here are just some of the ways we’re nurturing an inclusive environment – one where you can express your ideas, extend your skills and reach your potential.

· We’re creating a space, where people with disabilities can excel through transparent recruitment process, workplace adjustments and ongoing support in their roles. Feel free to let us know about your circumstances when you apply and we’ll take it from there.

· We’re closing the gender gap – whether, that’s through action on equal pay or by enabling more women to reach senior roles in engineering and technology.

· We’re striving to be a pioneer of an inclusive and diverse workplace, promoting equality for employees regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.

· We consider ourselves a flexible employer and want to support you finding the right balance. We encourage you to discuss this with us in your application.

A rewarding place to work

Combine our creative, collaborative environment and global operations with an impressive range of benefits and joining Shell becomes an inspired career choice.

We’re huge advocates for career development. We’ll encourage you to try new roles and experience new settings. By pushing people to reach their potential, we frequently help them find skills they never knew they had, or make career moves they never thought possible.



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