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Manager SAP Business Process - FICO

US-PA-Cranberry Twp
3 months ago
Requisition ID
2017-1873
# of Openings
1
Category
Information Technology

Overview

We are looking for a dynamic Business Process Manager that will coordinate and supervise the day to day activities of the SAP (FICO)Team.  Reporting to the Director, Global SAP, this position works closely with other SAP Teams, Supporting Application Team and Technical Services, in order to analyze, develop, enhance, test and implement software solutions and applications in support of MSA’s business requirements. Migrations from legacy systems to SAP R/3 or the support of divestitures are also part of the responsibility.  If you have what it takes, you may be the right person to join the MSA team.

 

Responsibilities

Description of duties and responsibilities:

 

  • Successfully partner with the global financial user community to manage the project portfolio and ensure alignment of initiatives with the respective technology solutions
  • Provide strategic direction on new functions and technologies in support of the financial user community
  • Ensure alignment of the team as well as the user community with the vision of SAP “Best Practice” and global standard processes, while assessing customer individual needs, meeting commitments and building internal and external partnerships
  • Provide leadership and coaching to team members, by outlining the vision and direction for the organization as a whole and the team specifically
  • Develop, plan, and manage team work activities; develop project plans; complete projects on time and on budget.
  • Continually build knowledge and stay abreast of current SAP functionality, capabilities and technologies. Ongoing education with regard to changing financial functions and legal requirements for the financial community is a must

Qualifications

Special knowledge, skills and abilities required:

  • In depth understanding of the SAP system; functionality, configuration, and integration points of all modules in their business area (FI, CO) and related business processes.
  • In depth understanding of SAP development capabilities, understanding of ABAP development and interface requirements, capabilities and constraints.
  • Sound and accurate judgment; excellent verbal and written communication skills; excellent analytical and problem solving skills; excellent planning and organizing skills
  • Strong customer service orientation.
  • Strategic thinking and sound knowledge of the respective business processes (independent of the system aspect).
  • Adept at developing system requirements, designing and prototyping, testing, training and implementing business solutions ,while achieving deadlines and budget goals.
  • Willingness to travel up to 25% for training, education, and on-site projects and implementations, both domestically and internationally.

 

Education and experience required:

  • This position is available at three different career levels based upon experience, education, etc.:
    • Level one: 7 years of work experience in Information Technology and/or Business Processes; 2 years of SAP configuration experience and 2 years supervisory or project management experience
    • Level two: 10 years of work experience in Information Technology and/or Business Processes; 2 years of SAP configuration experience and 4 years supervisory or project management experience
    • Level three: 10 years of work experience in Information Technology and/or Business Processes; 2 years of SAP configuration experience and 6 years supervisory or project management experience
    • BS degree may be substituted for up to 2 years of relevant experience

Preferred:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Information Science
    • 4+ years SAP FI, CO configuration experience
    • 2+ years Finance and Controlling related business process experience
    • Skilled as a team lead or Project Manager on at least 3+ full cycle SAP implementations

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