General Summary : The SAP Principle will be responsible for the configuration, testing, and support of the Finance and Accounting modules of SAP.
This person will engage with business users to understand requirements and impact to the master processes for the company, driving integrated solutions that cross functions to meet the needs of Syniverse.
In this role, you will be responsible for managing enhancements and projects for delivery to our business users while collaborating with other SAP team members.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities :
Communicate and interact with all levels of Finance & Accounting personnel, ensuring data integrity, system adherence to compliance & regulatory requirements, financial reporting periods, and interaction with all constituents of financial data within the SAP platform.
Communicate effectively conceptual designs, writing technical specifications and coordinate development work with ABAP development staff, building and configuring prototypes and prototype documentation.
Identify and document business requirements and develop the SAP footprint within the areas of Accounting and Finance, focusing on financial planning and analysis, product costing, month-end close, and financial reporting.
Work with the global project team to provide necessary analysis and assistance to roll out related projects. Translate business needs into technical requirements.
Responsible for maintenance and configuration in the FI and CO modules to support global finance processes including integrations.
Analyze business processes and recommend SAP best practices, including providing conceptual and detailed designs.
Responsible for conducting prototypes, developing functional specifications, data mapping, function mapping and setting of configuration tables.
Works to address requirements from users on aggressive timelines.
Work with the business teams to perform integration testing to ensure that new functionality and enhancements do not adversely affect other functionality.
Strong in using and recommending the proper standard reports, enhancing and developing new reports, and identifying the right solution for the business users to leverage.
Devise or modify procedures to solve complex problems considering both required business function and long-term sustainability and scalability of solution.
Conduct impact analysis to identify and resolve potential cross-functional issues.
Establish and maintain a close working relationship with business partners.
Execute efforts in alignment with IT work management and prioritization processes.
Provide support / training to other IT resources in areas of expertise.
Work with local vendors in delivery of SAP application management of FICO applications
Undertake necessary activities to ensure achievement of process improvement plans within area of responsibility
Provide support for FICO SAP tickets and issues.
Analyze and troubleshoot supporting all levels of support items
Responsible for the A / R, A / P, F / A, G / L, SPL, FSCM Modules
Responsible for CCA, PCA, Internal Orders
Responsible for developing COPA for Product Profitability
Knowledge of user exits and Substitution Rules
Integration of Financial Module with other Logistic and CRM and SCM Modules
Strong SAP knowledge in the following functional areas : 1. Workflow 2. MM Integration - PO / Pricing / Release Strategies / Goods Receipt / Service Entry Sheet 3.
PS Integration. Projects. WBS. Cost Collectors. Settlement. Budgeting. 4. Authorizations / Roles 5. STMS / Transports 6.
Interaction with third party BI tools Job Requirements :
6+ years of hands on configuration experience with the SAP FICO modules : COPA, Consolidation, Treasury, Accounts Payable (AP), Accounts Receivable (AR), Asset Management
BA / BS in Accounting or MIS required; MS or MBA a plus
Strong hands on experience in the design, development, and data integration of a global SAP system
Deep functional knowledge of Finance and Accounting using SAP
Knowledge of SAP Report Writer Painter, Drill down Reports and ABAP Queries
FI Module : Supporting AR / AP process, Supporting finance reporting and business analysis. Experience with general SAP configuration tasks and implications of settings.
CO-PA Module : Cost Center Accounting, Product Costing - Monitoring of issues related to cost roll up, cost planning, COPA Analysis - Generation and creation of various reports for decision making.
Ability to understand integration points to SD, MM, PP, FI / CO in the required areas
Experience with SAP-BW, SEM-BPS
Strong understanding Accounting concepts and terminology
Knowledge of TAX Reporting, VAT and Depreciation Methodology
Experience writing BeX Queries
Oracle DBA, ABAP Skills would be considered a plus
Ability to convert business needs into technical requirements.
Works independently and able to contribute to the overall success of a team.
Strong oral and written communication skills (in English); ability to express information and ideas clearly to internal non-technical customers as well as requirements to developers
Working knowledge of key business processes and the applications deployed to enable those processes
Systematic, disciplined and analytical approach to problem solving and system design.
Awareness of the wider field of information technology and broad understanding of information systems architecture and techniques.
Experience creating transports within the SAP environment.
Travel to Tennant locations globally (as required by project assignment).
Ability to provide support to global users, which periodically includes after-hours work.
Self-confident, assertive and present a positive attitude
Good organizational and prioritizing skills
Ability to multitask and meet deadlines. Ability to manage multiple assignments simultaneously Working Conditions :
No hazardous conditions. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job.
It is not designed to be utilized as a comprehensive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.