Shiraz Cooper is Vice President, Finance Practice Leader at Applexus. Shiraz has twenty-five years of global SAP Finance Transformation experience with a passion for helping clients realize value from their technology investment. A seasoned finance professional, Shiraz possesses a strategic and thoughtful approach to meeting the needs of today’s emerging technology institutions. He owns expertise in leading the implementation of SAP Finance solutions across various industries, having held roles such as Financial Application Manager, Principal Finance Consultant, and many more.
With a hybrid background in IT and Finance, Shiraz is adept at advising and liaising across business functions to lead the design and development of solutions that meet corporate compliance and value objectives. His experience as an auditor for KPMG has provided Shiraz with a sound understanding of how businesses run and of best practice processes. Shiraz is an engineering graduate and a chartered accountant from UK. He currently lives in New York with his wife and three children.