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

SAP Financial Configuration Analyst

Silver Spring, MD 20906
  • Job Code
    592265
  • 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 Configuration Analyst to join a cutting edge team in Silver Spring, MD.


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


Objective:



  • SAP Financial Configuration Manager will work as the functional consultant responsible for the financial systems configuration / development and end user support.
  • The position will assist in the gathering and documentation of business requirements, perform system configuration and testing for the core SAP financial modules with a focus on the FI - Cash, Accounts Payable, Banking and Taxes - that includes a working experience related to financial integration with SAP modules especially SRM/Purchasing.
  • This position requires international experience with hands-on system configuration and strong understanding of international finance and accounting principles.


The person needs to demonstrate:


(1) the ability to manage multiple SAP projects and enhancements


(2) good communication skills to interact with the project team & business user community


(3) ability to identify and document business processes and requirements


(4) implement global template solutions and manage day-to-day the production support.


Key Responsibilities:


(1) Development of overall project plan


(2) Blueprints (requirement analysis and process design)


(3) Realization (configuration, QA testing and production support hand-over)


(4) Go-live (data conversion, production system build and final QA testing)


(5) Training plan development and coordination and


(6) Post Go-Live Support



  • Provide ongoing production support and system enhancements to SAP users worldwide for all financial accounting and purchasing operations including Accounts Payable (OpenText VIM or similar Imaging software experience is a plus), Accounts Receivable, Bank Accounting, Taxes, General Ledger (multi-currency) and Purchasing-FI integration.
  • Manage end user calls and trouble tickets for how-to's, issue resolution and change management requests (enhancements) for the global business community. This includes the coordination of development and deployment of new processes and system configuration to meet business needs
  • Setup and maintain 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; 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
  • 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 guidance and validate 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' hands-on configuration and functional experience in SAP Financial Accounting (FI/CO) with working knowledge of the Purchase-To-Pay process.
  • At least three structured full life cycle developments (ASAP Methodology).
  • Experience with SAP Accounts Payable, Logistics Invoice Verification, Taxes, and Banking is a MUST
  • Experience with SAP General Ledger and Financial Reporting is preferred
  • Business experience working in an International Finance environment is a MUST.
  • Ability to design solutions that incorporate best business practices with user's requirements.
  • Ability to adhere to schedules and project time lines and communication of issues/problems that may impact the ability to meet objectives.
  • 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
  • Limited project travel required

Categories

  • Information Technology

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