SAP Business Analyst (Sr) - FI/CO at Tremco Construction Products Group

Posted in Other 6 days ago.

Location: Medina, Ohio





Job Description:

JOB DESCRIPTION



Summary - General Purpose of the Job:


Primary focus of this position will be to work directly with the business and corporate to develop and migrate our financial processes onto our corporate CFIN platform which will include new AP, AR, Close, Travel and Expense and Capital Processes and tools. This position focuses on a specific functional area(s) of the company, which in this case is FI/CO - Finance and Controlling. The scope of responsibility is for all CPG - all businesses, all locations. Nurtures and insures the successful use of the application systems tools.

Provides total support to the users of SAP application system and ancillary software tools, including, configuration, enhancements & process improvements, problem resolution, training and education, report development.



Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Note: Include the phrase "Other duties may be assigned.)

  • Able to work independently. Will works with the business directly to identify understand current pain points and be the voice as we develop standardized processes across the various RPM Businesses. This can include managing re-design, developments, enhancements, training and or training documentations, introductions to new tools which may include Fiori, other SAP features or other third party integrated applications. As part of these duties the following may apply:
  • Architect solutions and alternatives to meet the specified requirements, such as: SAP baseline functionality, Fiori, third party applications which may include reporting, specialized configuration. Performs cost vs. benefit analysis to determine rational for application system development and enhancements.
  • Performs systems analysis, design, configuration and programming tasks (spec development) related to enhancements, interfaces, data conversion and special reporting requirements, etc. Designs and assists users in the design and documentation of business processes and procedures, the development of training materials, and the delivery of training, etc.
  • Effective communicator and strong collaborator, able to work across functions. Self-motivated with leadership skills which will support leading the business through change. Experience with training users and industry leading documentation practices.
  • Performs thorough testing of all new and revised system functions and reports and performs quality assurance reviews of procedural documentation and training materials.
  • Acts as a team leader, group leader or project coordinator to coordinate tasks related to a specific initiative or project that fall under the scope of this position. Project management activities include planning, resource allocation, milestone tracking, coordinating with various stakeholders.
  • Trains and assists users in the use of SAP business application software. Prepares training materials, schedules and conducts application system training as needed. Audience may be other IT staff or end-user staff.
  • Extracts to PC-based analysis tools, custom report-writing and report development, complimentary software packages, and or changes to business processes.
  • Works directly with the FICO Global Lead to evaluate proposed changes on the rest of the organization and to coordinate resources required to support the implantation of process improvements and or new technologies.



Additional Job Functions: (Other Less Critical Job Activities)
  • Project management task and administration. Maintains work plans, tracks effort and progress vs. plan for small to medium scale project, and provides appropriate status information regarding projects.
  • Coordinates / directs the activities of project teams to accomplish the goals of a project. Team members may be other IT staff, as well as end-user staff.
  • Supervises contract consultants, programmers, and part-time clerical assistance, as needed.
  • Technical. Provides secondary support for the technical hardware and communications platforms used to support application systems: would include log in's, printing, security, etc. Would act as a liaison between end-users and the IT technical group.
  • Note: Other duties may be assigned, as required, based.



Supervisory Responsibilities:


This position has no direct reports at this time and has no hiring/firing authority. However, may provide direction and supervision to project team members, consultants, contract programmers and temporary help, as required. Supervision may include work assignment, quality review, training and scheduling.



Competencies:


Analytical skills, IT technical skills, understanding of business operations, business ethics, problem solving ability, teamwork, leadership, effective communication skills, organizational skills, professionalism, commitment to quality.



Qualifications:


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



Education and/or Experience:


Formal Education Required:
  • College or University degree in finance is preferred
  • CPA would be an asset
  • SAP Certification in related discipline or equivalent training



Practical Work Experience Required:

  • 3-5+ years of leadership experience: manager, supervisor, group lead, etc.
  • 5+ years' experience in a Sr Accounting Role
  • 7 - 10 years SAP implementation experience preferred
  • In-depth experience with SAP S/4 HANA
  • 3+ Years SAP Super User in related discipline.
  • Strong customer service skills and orientation. High degree of flexibility in interface with customers / constituents.
  • 2 years' experience in project management skills.
  • Ability to distinguish, learn and accept differences in business and end-user requirements.
  • Ability to learn and expand technical knowledge and interpersonal skills.
  • Highly organized with effective and cycle time sensitive time management and project management skills.
  • Self-motivated / able to be a catalyst for change.
  • Read, write and communicate fluently in English.
  • Note: some of the experiences and time frames may overlap.



Special Knowledge and Skill:

  • General knowledge and understanding of business operations.
  • In-depth knowledge of a specific functional area of business operations (manufacturing, finance & accounting, sales & distribution, etc.).
  • In depth knowledge of the SAP application software, including its functions & capabilities, configuration, reporting and support requirements.
  • Proficiency in analysis, design and testing techniques.
  • Good project management skills, including planning, methodologies, time tracking, leadership, etc.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Working knowledge of the following computing platforms: Primary focus on HP Unix, PC-Desktop and PC-LAN computing platforms.
  • Working knowledge of the following databases: Primary focus on SAP/Oracle, with experience a PC-based DB tool such as Paradox, Access, etc.
  • Proficiency with various report development tools, SAP Report Writer, SAP Script, other report writers or query tools, etc.
  • Basic understanding of IT communications networks.



Analytical Abilities:

  • Requires a high level of analytical ability and creativity in order to develop effective and cost-efficient business solutions, through the deployment of IT.
  • Has the ability to analyze requirements and identify opportunities to optimize our processes with a focus on those impacting the financial close.



Language Skills: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public. Must be able to read, write and communicate fluently in English.


Mathematical Skills: Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, and percentages. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.


Reasoning Ability: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.



Computer Skills:

  • Must be highly skilled in the use of personal computers. This includes, PC operation, printing, file management, and the ability to use word processing, spreadsheets, e-mail, and Internet tools, etc.
  • Working knowledge of the following computing platforms: Primary focus on HP Unix, PC-Desktop and PC-LAN computing platforms.
  • Working knowledge of the following databases: Primary focus on SAP/Oracle, with experience a PC-based DB tool such as Paradox, Access, etc.
  • Proficiency with various report development tools, SAP Report Writer, SAP Script, other report writers or query tools, etc.
  • Basic understanding of IT communications networks.



Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:


SAP or other Certifications would be an asset.



Other Qualifications:

  • Experience in financial accounting and US GAAP and SOX control requirements.
  • In-depth experience with both costing-based and account-based COPA.
  • A working knowledge of RAR would be an asset.



Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk, hear, and use hands to operate a computer and telephone keyboard. Employee will also be required to view a computer screen on a regular basis. (80 - 100%)
  • Sitting at desk or conference table (90 - 100%).
  • Occasional standing at main computer console in data center (0 - 10%).
  • Some travel and overnight travel is required to regional offices and plant locations. (0-50%)



Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.
  • Works in an office environment with controlled climate and generally quiet conditions. (80 - 100%)
  • Exposure to CRT's. (80 - 100%)
  • Occasional visits to manufacturing plants, including office areas and shop floor. (0 - 10%)
  • Some travel and overnight travel is required to Head Office, Regional Offices and plant locations. (0 - 50%)
  • Some overtime, night work and/or weekend work required, related to project work, problem resolution or major IT upgrades (0-20%).
  • Eye strain could be a problem due to extensive use of a CRT monitor.
  • Daily lifts up to 30 lbs. Laptop & Files.



Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.
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