How an integrated team can ensure SAP S/4HANA control and security success

Migrating to SAP S/4HANA can provide organizations with multiple benefits such as real-time reporting, scalable platforms, simplified processes, and faster analytics. However, effective security and controls as an implementation afterthought can lead to inefficiencies and audit concerns later. How can your organization leverage GRC and controls to ensure a smooth and secure transition?

Attend this session to learn how to:

  • Embed security and controls into your SAP S/4HANA implementation strategy to effectively impact your organization’s guiding principles and key decisions for build requirements, testing, and training
  • Create a holistic security model and controls workstream that integrates project management, IT, system integration, business process, and change and engage teams from project inception
  • Maximize your SAP automation investment while reducing manual control workaround

MEET THE AUTHORS

Michael Dunn PwC
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Mike is a director in the US SAP Digital Risk Solutions practice and has 15 years of experience with SAP implementations and transformations. He has participated in numerous lifecycles of medium- to large scale implementations, helping PwC’s clients transform their future business processes and focus on driving automation in compliance. Most recently, Mike is assisting our clients in addressing their transformation to SAP S/4HANA from a security, controls, GRC and compliance perspective, while bringing automation and digital acumen to the solution. Mike is an experienced and trusted advisory to his clients, serving clients across multiple industries in roles such as SAP controls integration lead, GRC strategist, and business process design consultant. He has distinguished himself as a subject matter specialist in Order-to-Cash, supply chain, FI/CO (Financials and Controlling), consolidations, FI-AP (Payables), MM (Materials Management) and WM (Warehouse Management), and SAP security, and basis tools.

Megan Cain PwC
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Megan is a manager in the US SAP Digital Risk Solutions practice with an emphasis on SAP and over six years of experience in consulting, auditing, and controlling risk. She focuses on helping companies consider and design an effective control environment during large-scale IT transformation, specializing in leveraging existing investments to control and monitor risks in a more efficient and effective manner. Megan’s recent experience includes an S/4HANA on-premise pre/post-implementation assessment on an integrated financial audit, controls design and testing support for a three-year S/4HANA transformation (on-premise), and as the Security and Controls workstream manager on an S/4HANA STE implementation.