SAP - FICO FunctionalAnalyst

$130,000 - $145,000

Full Time

  • No Travel Required



Job Description


Position:     SAP - FICO Functional Analyst
Location:     Raleigh, NC
Compensation: $130,000 - $145,000 + 15% Bonus + Excellent Benefits + Paid Relocation

Job Description:

This Client is in the process of a major digital transformation. 
They are looking for a candidate with SAP FICO functional expertise to provide application & implementation leadership and process support. 
As an SAP FICO Analyst and a part of the core team, you will play a critical role in an SAP S/4 implementation. 
Not only will you provide technical leadership for the implementation of all things SAP Finance, but you will also be critical in sharing your integration experience with other workstreams.


Configuration and testing of the SAP FICO modules (GL, AP, AR, AA, CO, HANA PS, CO-PC, CO-PA, DM, etc.).
Understanding and analyzing business requirements and translating them into system requirements, configurations, and customizations.
Dispositioning requirements that deviate from SAP Best Practices and effectively aiding the business in adopting standard out-of-box functionalities.
Completing the functional specifications for any interfaces and reports required in the Record-to-Report workstream.
Monitoring the technical delivery and aiding in the testing and validation financial transactions.
Conducting unit testing, functional and system integration testing, both functional and security, and triaging system deficiencies when they occur.
Assisting in data migration including data mapping (ETL), data validation and financial reconciliation.
Develop documentation, including requirements gathering documentation, functional design documents, test scripts, training materials.
Supporting the FICO modules in a steady-state environment post go-live.
Triaging issues and defects and track and report on resolution and perform root cause analysis.
Monitoring and respond to service desk tickets and maintain ticket statuses.
Providing status updates on operational activities, incidents, service requests and minor enhancements.
Ensuring 100% compliance with all regulatory and security requirements associated with SOX, GDPR and other audits for all in-scope applications.
Develop a thorough understanding of processes and systems that are supported by the corporate ERP systems and make recommendations for global improvement.
Build relationships with business leads in the Finance group.
Establish himself/herself as the internal technology lead/SME when it comes to the Finance.
Continuously improve professional business and technical skills through practice, training, and participation in User Groups and education.
Supervise, mentor, and develop skills of team members when appropriate.


, or Green Card holder / Permanent Resident.
Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Accounting or Computer Science or a related field.
5+ years of experience configuring and implementing SAP Finance (FI) modules with experience with S4/HANA 1709 or higher.
Full life cycle implementation experience.
Experience writing functional specifications and working with ABAP developers to complete object development (RICEF) and testing.
Strong scoping/estimation, problem-solving, troubleshooting, and technical experience with the ability to root cause application issues.
Experience in Test case preparation, Unit testing, UAT support. Experience in 3rd party tools preferred. (Tricentis, HPQC, etc.).
Experience and expertise in S4/HANA Finance and Central Finance, responding to user requirements, problem resolution, develop designs, and process modeling.
Understanding of business and S/4 configuration knowledge around General Ledger, Ledger concepts, Profit Center Accounting & Financial Closing Processes.
Strong understanding of treasury processes such as cash and liquidity management, new bank account management, Accounts Payable, and Automated Payment processes.
Understanding of the new asset accounting, asset acquisition/capitalization process using Internal Orders/Project Systems, Asset life cycle transactions.
Integration knowledge between FI and other logistics modules (ex: MM, SD).

Preferred Skills:

Experience in an operational Finance Role.
Business processes/configuration around cost center planning, calculation of activity rates, overhead accounting.
Core business processes in controlling module along with integration knowledge with PP, COPA.
Product cost planning and good understanding of MTS/MTO scenarios with Sale order costing.
Material ledger, actual costing is preferred.
Transfer pricing concept is an added advantage.
Prior experience working in global manufacturing company.