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SAP Functional Analyst

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Hirewell Chicago , IL 60606

Posted 3 months ago


The SAP Functional Analyst, Global Finance is responsible for supporting all aspects within the SAP S/4Hana Functional finance area of responsibility (e.g. FICO, CPM, MRS, C4C, BPC, etc ) for the firm.

The SAP Functional analyst will work in a collaborative global team environment. Works closely with customers to capture business requirements and translate them into SAP system functional design and configuration.

This analyst position requires the ability to support multiple initiatives, build/maintain strong business relationships, and facilitate positive and solution-oriented discussions with key global cross functional business stakeholders. This analyst position requires competent in-depth ability in their area of responsibility with the expectation that they are technically proficient in an area(s) within their Functional finance responsibility (e.g. GL, AP, AR, Projects, CPM, reporting, etc.).

This position will support change in our global environment and provide visible improvements, and tangible return on investments. The successful candidate possesses strong communication skills, both written and verbal, deep SAP finance ERP knowledge, SAP implementation experience is a plus, combined with the ability to work effectively and collaboratively across borders and time zones. This analyst must strive to continually identify and provide process improvements and for the supported technologies.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Responsible for capturing business requirements, preparing functional specifications for the global systems group and coordinating with the technical team where needed
Review, analyze, and implement change requests that are submitted for system enhancements, changes, etc. Lead small business requirement discussions
Ensure that application changes are appropriately documented, tested and reviewed and occur in agreed change control windows with appropriate monitoring
Keep management and end-users informed on the status of all change requests
Consult with technical team on all suggested enhancements/changes and develop recommendations for review
Participate and sometimes lead any required system testing, to include writing test scripts
Maintain knowledge of new and changing technologies, new hardware, new software, and systems techniques that provide the most competitive business tools to support the overall global finance applications group
Ensure strict data governance, data privacy, and global application policies are adhered to by the SAP functional team
Provide open, frequent, and concise communications across all teams/functions that will ensure a free flow of information and foster a strong culture of collaboration and teaming
Other duties as assigned

4 year college degree in computer science or information management, or equivalent experience required
2-4 years of hands-on experience and expertise with FI/CO and at least one other SAP module (MRS, CPM, BPC) ; S/4 Hana experience a plus
Experience with OpenText and VIM a plus
Working knowledge of SOLMAN required
Working knowledge of SAP security a plus
SAP finance ERP implementation experience required
Strong verbal and written communication skills required
Ability to work independently and with a team
Ability to troubleshoot issues and discern when to escalate
Ability to handle multiple tasks
Ability to respond and adapt to change
Expert understanding of the integration between ECC/S/4Hana and other applications such as content management systems, bank interfaces, EDI interfaces, etc. required
Expert understanding of the integration between SAP components as well as third party applications required
Ability to write functional specifications required
Ability to write test plans required
Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suites
International travel 5-10%
Be proactive self starter
Ability to work occasional early, late, and weekend hours
Ability to work independently and within a team


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