5 days old
2018-01-122018-02-09

SAP Financial Analyst

Silver Spring, MD 20906
  • Job Code
    592258
  • Payrate
    $65 To $70

Overview:


Randstad Technologies, a national and global leader in the IT Staffing and Services industry, and has an immediate need for a dynamic and resourceful SAP Financial Analyst to join a cutting edge team in Silver Spring, MD.


This is a 6 month contract paying $65-$70/hr.


Position Summary:



  • SAP Financial Systems Consultant will work as the functional configurator responsible for the financial systems development / configuration and end user support.
  • The position will assist in the preparation of business requirements, perform system configuration and testing for the core SAP financial modules with a focus in the area of FI/CO and PS.
  • This position requires hands-on experience in system configuration and strong understanding of finance and accounting principles and the ability to manage multiple SAP projects and enhancements.
  • The person needs to demonstrate communication experience with the business user community for rallying project support, identifying and document business requirements and processes, implementing solutions and maintaining the production system.


Key Responsibilities:



  • Work with project team on all phases of the project which includes:


    • Execution of assignments within the overall project plan
    • Blueprints: requirement analysis and process design
    • Realization: configuration; unit testing; and coordination of user acceptance testing
    • Go-live: data conversion; production system build and validation; and production support hand-over
    • Training plan development and end user coordination
    • Post Go-Live Support

  • Provide ongoing production support and system enhancements to SAP users worldwide for all financial accounting / reporting and/or content / assets operations which may include the areas of accounts payable; asset management; cash management; general ledger (multi-currency); FSCM and project systems. This includes:


    • Coordination of development and deployment of new processes and system configuration to meet business needs.
    • Resolve simple and complex application and system problems (includes configuration) related to break fixes and enhancements.
    • Manage end user calls and trouble tickets for how-to's; issue resolution and change management requests (enhancements) for the global business community.
    • Setup and maintain configuration for base financial structures related to SAP company codes and other financial/purchasing master data

  • Ability to apply strong finance experience as related to the setup configuration for base financial structures related to SAP company codes and other financial master data.
  • Resolve simple and complex application and system problems (includes configuration) related to break fixes and enhancements.
  • Outline potential solutions and business impacts to address change requests; work with development team to prototype and demonstrate new functionality.
  • SAP OSS research for application bugs.
  • Enforce corporate standards and best practices in use of applications.
  • Escalation management of support issues and customer monitoring.
  • With Development Team's direction, perform global regression testing for system upgrades and changes.
  • Assist in unit and integration testing for change requests, enhancements and new development.
  • Develop training materials and assist with business community training.
  • Ability to provide assistance with validating the work performed by other business analysts on the team.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Requirements:



  • Bachelor's degree; MIS or Business major preferred
  • Minimum eight years hand-on functional configuration experience in SAP Financial Accounting (FI/CO) and/or Reporting that includes:


    • Configuration experience in any of the areas of: General Ledger; Controlling; FSCM; and Asset Management is a must.
    • Configuration experience and working knowledge of Project Systems is a Plus.
    • FI/CO integration and working knowledge of the Purchase-To-Pay process is a plus.

  • Ability to adhere to schedules and project time lines and communication of issues/problems that may impact the ability to meet objectives.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the integration points between the FI/CO modules and their inter-dependencies around Project Systems; Asset Management; Cash Management; and FSCM.
  • Production support & master data maintenance experience is a must.
  • Business experience working in an International Finance environment is a must.
  • Involvement / experience with at least three structured full life cycle developments (ASAP Methodology).
  • Business experience in executing Financial Close within a SOX regulated financial environment.
  • Ability to work in a team environment and across departments and/or functional modules
  • Ability to work with business users as well as technical support personnel and communicate effectively with both.


Qualifications:



  • Must possess excellent communication skills and have the ability to effectively interpret needs and requirements on technical level as well as the "Procure to Pay" business process level.
  • Knowledge of US and International financial / accounting principles, multiple currency transactions and financial reporting related to local statutory requirements

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  • Information Technology

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