SAP FICO Manager

Robert Half Technology Spring, TX
Ref ID: 04340-9501363467

Classification: Application Development Mgr

Compensation: DOE

? Manage and Coach team of functional and technical consultants to deliver IT solutions that efficiently meet business needs; conform to IT strategy and cost constraints; and are delivered in accordance with committed timelines ? Architect new IT solutions to help improve the efficiency of our Finance function ? Lead migration journey from ECC6/Suite on HANA to SAP S/4 HANA ? including conversions, fit-gap analysis, test management, training and MOC functions ? Lead application support (break-fix, issues, escalations) for Finance function, including training for end users on new functionality ? Manage relationships ? work with Finance to define business requirements; provide clear work priorities to SAP Support Consultants; provide leadership to ensure that work is delivered in accordance with criticality and business need dates; and present work products to customers so as to support successful implementation ? Prioritize SAP requests for the Finance function, within available budget and provide updates to business users as to delivery status and completion date ? Create techno-functional specifications for business intelligence requests (HANA reporting) that specify component data sources and data relationships required to most efficiently meet business intelligence deliverables ? Collaborate with customers, SAP Consultants (MM, SD, PM, PP); interfaced systems (Concur, Vertex, Success Factors, banks, Meridium, etc) and other IT staff functions to deliver IT solutions ? Leverage personal knowledge of ABAP ? (creating reports, data dictionary knowledge, user exits, BADI implementations, BAPI, ABAP Objects, SAPscripts, SIC?s, etc) to efficiently/effectively build smart designs and troubleshoot issues ? Define/lead end-to-end test processes to discover errors and detect issues before presenting functionality to users, including development of test automation capabilities ? Approve IT ad-hoc firefighter access and role requests ? Manage system upgrades and disaster recovery testing so as to yield system and technical improvements, while minimizing disruption to business functions ? Create management presentations to encapsulate business needs, recommended paths forward and summary of accomplishments ? Evaluate and support implementation and maintenance of new purchased software solutions ? Collaborate/Participate in product design work-groups
? 4-year college degree, preferably in engineering, computer science or finance; advanced degree in Finance (or MBA) a plus ? 8-10 years plus of experience in SAP FI and CO modules - General Ledger (GL), Accounts Payable (AP), Accounts Receivable (AR), Cost and Profit Center Accounting (CPA) and Internal Orders, including configuration of SAP FI, CO modules in IMG based on business requirements; Very strong in the areas of General Ledger (Classic and New), Product Costing, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Banking, FIxed Assets, Sales Use Tax, Cost Center Accounting, Profit Center Accounting, Segment Reporting, Controlling Profitability Analysis ? Minimum of 5 years? experience architecting new SAP FI/CO solutions to meet business requirements ? Previous experience with minimum of 2 full SAP lifecycle implementations ? Experience with SAP Business Objects or Business Warehouse ? Integration experience between SAP and Vertex, Concur and banking partners is a plus ? Requires knowledge of SAP ABAP Query as well as EDI/ALE/IDOCs and workflow ? Previous IT supplier (contract) management experience is a plus ? Experience with SAP Transport Release Management and Change Management processes ? Experience with SAP Business Objects or Business Warehouse is highly desired ? Experience with SAP GRC, IDM, Basis and Security is desired ? Product Knowledge of SAP S/4 HANA and/or Simple Finance is highly desired ? Experience in the chemicals or oil and gas industry is a bonus ? CPA license a plus ? Bi-lingual (English PLUS Spanish speaking reading) is a plus ? Travel, on an as needed basis

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