IT Business Systems Analyst
Provide business, technical expertise for the firms SAP S/4 HANA Financial system. This position requires configuration and solution expertise to provide application/functional support primarily in the GL modules. Experience with Consolidation/BPC and AP, Fixed Assets, AR and Project Systems is preferred. Significant experience in SAP is required to provide guidance and insights to project team members and the business. Responsibilities: Configuration of functions within FI/CO, specializing in General Ledger configuration and processing with debugging knowledge. Must have thorough understanding and knowledge of foreign currency Valuation/Translation - with additional currency setup Must have experience working in organization with multiple (parallel) ledgers and through understanding of multi-GAAP environment. Must have hands on configuration knowledge of all SAP FI modules. Basic understanding of real time consolidation (RTC) and BPC Experience with inter-company processes and VAT configuration and functionality across all modules.
Develop and deploy new processes and configuration to meet business needs Provide support, implement fixes and additional functionality Analyze data and processes to identify/troubleshoot problems, and recommend preventive action Proactively provide status on all activities to appropriate stakeholders Follow applicable standards, procedures, guidelines, and methodologies in the support and/or maintenance of systems Continually strive to enhance or improve business systems processes that drive efficiency through use of best practices Develop procedures, processes and guidelines that are efficient and focused on the quality of the process or end state deliverable Develop functional design specifications in support of existing and new application requirements Collaborate with various teams to evaluate design alternatives, optimize design solution and minimize impact to performance Develop and execute functional unit test cases in support of new application requirements Work with cross functional teams to perform test activities (e.g. integration, performance, user acceptance) Ability to coordinate with offshore teams and manage handoffs with an onsite / offshore model Qualifications: 8+ years of hands on experience with SAP GL and Consolidation modules. Ability to coordinate with offshore teams and manage handoffs with an onsite / offshore model Thorough understanding of the integration across SAP modules. Demonstrated understanding of all aspects of a full life cycle implementation and production support Excellent written and oral communications skills; ability to lead discussions, present ideas to audiences of all sizes, and interact with all levels of the organization Strong solution skills with demonstrated ability to analyze and provide effective problem solving, assessing whether standard functionality can be used and identifying reasonable custom solutions where needed Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to relate well and cooperate with others to effectively coordinate activities and accomplish goals Proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite Experience with SAP Consolidation, budget & Planning aplus Experience with the SAP Analysis for Office reporting tool, front and back-end, a plus. Education / Licenses / Certificates: Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Computer Science or related field