ERP Finance Solution Architect

ERP Finance Solution Architect

Brackley, UK

At the Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One Team, a group of passionate and determined people work to design, develop, manufacture and race the cars driven by seven-time World Champion Lewis Hamilton and Grand Prix winner George Russell.

Whether working in our Operations, Technical, Race or Business Support functions, we are all in and aspire to build the greatest team in the history of our sport.

Every individual plays their part. No stone is left unturned in the chase for every tenth of a second. The history of our sport is long and rich, and we are continuing our journey with renewed effort year on year. Record books remember the names of a few, but history is written by the many.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Finance Solution Architect to join our ERP Team. As our ERP Finance Solution Architect, you will be responsible to gather and document business processes and requirements covering all elements the finance domain. Reporting into the Head of ERP, the successful candidate would be a pivotal member of the overall ERP team responsible for the end to end Finance service.

About the Role:

As our ERP  Finance Solution Architect, you will be charged to drive the transformation of our overall Finance Solutions and Architecture to meet the demands of the fast paced Formula One business. That includes partnering with the business to understand processes and requirements, collaborating with a team of highly experienced and professional functional and development resources ensuring appropriate knowledge assets are created to ensure the right solutions are delivered, maintained and adopted.

The ideal candidate will have extensive experience of gathering business requirements associated with specific and documented business processes and be an expert in  converting these into an overall solution design following recognised best practices. In the case of Finance, this is the end to end process across Finance, Controlling and Reporting ensuring that dynamic needs of Formula One and the associated regulatory requirements are met and executed in the most efficient manner.

Once the requirements are clear, documented and agreed by all stakeholders, the Solution Architect will be responsible to work with all impacted parties to ensure that a world class solution is delivered in line with priorities and expectations. Example activities which may take place as part of this lifecycle include:

  • Exploratory workshops and demonstrations with internal/external stakeholders.

  • Solution blueprinting and Fit/Gap workshops.

  • Prototyping.

  • Change Impact Assessments.

  • Unit, System & Acceptance Testing.

  • Hypercare and Adoption.

To be successful you will have:


  • Considerable proven Finance solution experience.

  • Significant proven experience in a SAP Finance Domain Solution Architect position.

  • Deep functional knowledge of SAP FI/CO and the integration points with Supply Chain, Sales and Distribution.

  • Experienced in SAP ECC, SAP S/4HANA and SAP BTP and the associated user experience of those solutions.

  • Extensive knowledge of SAP Best Practices.

  • Good knowledge of the latest development methodologies.

  • Extensive experience of all SAP Finance related modules and the broader SAP ecosystem.

  • Excellent planning, communication, influencing and negotiation skills.

  • Will embrace working in a fast paced, high frequency change environment.

  • Embody our values of Passion, Respect, Innovation, Determination and Excellence incorporating them into the everyday language of the team.

  • Organised, flexible, proactive and results-oriented.

  • Demonstrable evidence of delivering results.


  • Experience of Agile, Activate and Product methodologies.

  • Experience of working within an Agile product based team.

  • Experience of recognised architecture frameworks e.g. TOGAF.

  • Automotive or R&D Industry Solution Experience.


Our riverside campus is powered by 100% renewably sourced energy and features an on-site gym and exercise studio, subsidised restaurant and on-site parking with EV chargers available.

We offer a competitive and attractive package of benefits including a generous bonus scheme, Mercedes car lease scheme, private medical cover, life assurance and 25 days holiday. We pride ourselves on our family-friendly environment, employee well-being programme and offer flexible working opportunities.

Why us

At the heart of our performance are our people. Every member of our team has a voice and plays their part in contributing to our successes on and off the racetrack. We take pride in creating an innovative, collaborative and high-performance culture where all of our team members are respected, empowered and valued.

Through our Accelerate 25 programme, we are continuously working to make our team even more diverse and inclusive. Whatever your background, we believe that you will find working with us rewarding and enriching.

Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team