Sunday , January 29 2023

Financial Reporting & SAP Specialist Apply Online

Lahore University of Management Sciences

About the job

Position Purpose:

The incumbent will primarily be acting as financial reporting and SAP support specialist for the research programs being managed by the Office of Research (OR), LUMS. The role involves financial reporting to external donors, BUR on a monthly basis to PIs, approving a final settlement for the HR section under grants, SAP support by creating grants, maintaining derivations, and resolving errors in the process under SAP.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Financial Management and reporting of International and Local Donors Funded projects.
  • Financial reporting keeping in line with the donor’s guidelines.
  • Preparing budget utilization reports on a monthly and urgent basis as requested.
  • Budget approvals for the purchase requisitions for project expenses including the hiring of human resources under the defined budget of the grants.
  • Final clearance and settlement for the employees hired under grants and to ensure no overpayment is made as per the contract.
  • Monthly payroll activity with the HR department for the approved project personnel and SAP derivations update.
  • Correspondence with the HR department to get the issues resolved and ensure the salaries are being disbursed as per the contract.
  • SAP support for the grants, creating grants, and maintaining derivations. Also, report any issues or errors to the IT dept for resolution.
  • Maintain databases for all the personnel hired on the sponsored projects.
  • Critical analysis of the SAP-generated reports from GM and FI modules.
  • Bank reconciliation for the funded projects.

Knowledge and Skills

  • Knowledge of Accounting principles
  • Knowledge of accounting standards (IFRS)
  • Budgeting experience
  • Experience in preparing financial reports
  • Hands-on experience with SAP
  • Attention to Detail
  • Effective interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Excellent analytical abilities
  • Advance MS Excel
  • Ability to work under strict deadlines and manage multiple assignments concurrently


  • Integrity
  • Accountable
  • Committed
  • Team player

To qualify for the role, you must have:

  • ACCA/ Master’s degree in Accounting or Management Studies.
  • At least 5-7 years of relevant experience.

If you believe you meet the essential criteria mentioned above, please apply through our recruitment portal. Only qualified candidates will move ahead in the application process.

What We Offer:

A Learning Ecosystem

LUMS offers a dynamic work culture that encourages learning and innovation, skills development, and contribution to areas beyond your job role. You will have the opportunity to learn and interact with the best academic minds in Pakistan, as well as to work with highly experienced professionals.

Intellectual Freedom

We believe in the pursuit of knowledge, provide the freedom to explore across different disciplines and value the diverse expression of all community members for mutual learning and advancement.


LUMS offers competitive benefits to its academic and professional colleagues including Provident Fund, Group Life Insurance, EOBI for Pension Scheme, Outpatient medical coverage for self and family, and In-patient Health Insurance for self, spouse, and dependent children.

Campus Perks

The LUMS campus offers all the facilities and amenities of a world-class university, including a Sports Complex offering international standard courts for badminton, squash, tennis, basketball and volleyball, a FINA certified 25M swimming pool, and separate gyms for women and men. In addition to the LUMS Dining Center, there is a variety of eateries across campus offering popular cuisines, a breath-taking mosque, a medical center, the LUMS Library, car parking as well as transport facilities for females, and a professionally run Day Care Center for children of community members.


LUMS also provides a wide range of corporate discounts and internal educational discounts to its community as a token of each member’s value to our community. Our internal educational discounts include waiver of undergraduate tuition fees of employees’ children studying at LUMS, scholarships for master’s programs in several schools, and executive development programs offered by the nationally recognized Rausing Executive Development Center (REDC).


You will be requested to submit proof of vaccination during advanced stages of the process as Campus entry is restricted to fully vaccinated individuals. During a Covid-19 lockdown, you may be required to work from home, which will require you to create a suitable work environment for yourself (internet connectivity, an environment that supports your productivity at home per your own preferences and working style, setting your own work-hours, etc.).

LUMS is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to building an inclusive workplace for all our employees. We do not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, religion, caste, ethnicity, age, non-disqualifying physical or psychological disability or social status. Candidates belonging to minority groups are encouraged to apply.

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