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SAP FI(GL) Functional Configuration Analyst

Job Description

This position is for an SAP Functional Configuration Analyst (FI(GL)


The SAP Functional Analyst is responsible for the analysis, planning, design, development, and delivery of SAP ECC 6.0 solutions.  The analyst will provide expertise in all aspects of SAP’s FI using general ledger functions as well as work with the integration points with cost & controlling, accounts payable, accounts receivable and fixed assets.  This position will be responsible to configure standard SAP features as well as develop add-on functionality as needed.  The selected candidate will work directly with business representatives and process owners to define requirements and the subsequent solutions.


Duties & Responsibilities

  • The SAP functional analyst is expected to be an expert in General Ledger and have familiarity with in AP, AR and FA modules with a good understanding of SAP CO module and its components.
  • Work directly with various clients at all different levels to guide complex projects. Designing, developing, and testing SAP functions.
  • Design, configure, and test core FI(GL) functions.
  • Design, develop, and support data migrations, technical interfaces, all reporting requirements, etc.
  • Write/Develop detail technical specifications for development activities for SAP modules and interface programs.
  • Analyze user requirements.
  • Analyze and provide recommended solutions to users and management for requested system and process changes.
  • Develop and maintain the configuration and functional design documents and support role based profile changes for the FI(GL) module.
  • Perform appropriate analysis on the impacts of any changes to the SAP production system partnering with SAP production support team to analyze and resolve issues.
  • Document, maintain and update system-level customizations as well as training documentation.
  • Prepare test scenarios and write test cases.
  • Perform end to end testing.
  • Work closely with program and project management teams in requirements and testing phase to understand business testing requirements, translate these needs into system requirements.
  • Participate in resolution of production problems.
  • Act as an SAP FI analyst resource supporting System Integration Test, User  Acceptance Test, data conversion testing, implementation, and Go-Live support.

Additional responsibilities include batch processing of SAP GL batch interface files, perform GL PC uploads, process outbound extracts, prepare test environments based on project requirements, resolve testing defects, writing of manual scripts.

  • B.S. or B.A. in Information Systems, Accounting, Finance, or a related field preferred. Will consider associate degree if candidate has 6+ years of SAP experience
  • Solid understanding of Accounting and Corporate Finance functions.
  • US Citizen or Green Card holder
  • Testing experience including scripting, execution, and defect resolution
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written a must
  • Strong team and interpersonal skills
  • Work well with teams or in a team environment, with the ability to work independently
  • Ability to work under pressure in a multi-task environment
  • Conceptual and practical understanding of full project lifecycle, including requirements gathering, analysis and testing
  • Experience working on complex, large-scale projects with experience with GL migrations
  • Experience with SAP BI/BW a plus
  • Experience with SAP business planning & Consolidation (BPC) a plus
  • Team lead or previous management experience a plus
  • Experience in the Financial Services industry a plus
Req #: 160027806
Location: Jersey City, NJ US
Job Category: Technology
Employment Type: Full Time
Potential Referral Amount: 0 US Dollar (USD)

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