SAP FICO Functional Analyst

Location: Cleveland Heights, Ohio Salary: US$100000 - US$130000 per annum
Sector: Transport & Equipment Type: Permanent
Reference #: PR/055068_1554745234

One of the largest manufacturing groups in the country is actively looking to bring on a full time and permanent Sr. FICO Analyst. Interviews are slated to begin next week. Apply ASAP to secure an interview slot for next week!


  • Provide business system analysis and process design expertise within the finance and accounting business functions and turn requirements into system solutions.
  • In depth business understanding of the accounting and finance functions allowing you to provide hands on support for daily operations, month-end, year-end, and related processes.
  • Perform SAP or other system configuration as required to support functional requirements.
  • Develop detailed functional specifications and test plans.
  • Test systems and processes for enhancements and projects.
  • Work closely with ABAP and BW Developers or software solutions vendors as needed.
  • Understanding of integration and relationship between SAP modules, especially as they relate to FICO & COPA.
  • Manage and control implementation of changes without business interruption.
  • Create documentation for business processes and train users on new processes, functionality, reports and transactions.
  • Provide functional support and troubleshooting for production issues while working closely with business users.
  • Analyze business issues, balancing competing needs and priorities to develop business solutions.
  • Participate and take a leading role including a project manager if necessary within area of expertise of assigned SAP modules.
  • Lead internal and external teams during project within your area to achieve promised results.
  • Be able to interact with material suppliers on label and business documentation needs and issues.
  • Support existing solutions and continuous process improvement in the system and process.
  • All employees are expected to perform any assignment or job task according to the stated safety policies and procedures.
  • All employees are expected to produce our products in a manner that exceeds the quality and value expectation of our customers and consumers by adhering to Good Manufacturing Practices, Policies and Procedures outlined in our Safe Quality Food Program.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned by the manager.

Required Education, Experience, and Skills:

  • A./B.S. degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Accounting or related field.
  • 5+ years of IT experience in a corporate environment supporting SAP projects.
  • Expert knowledge of SAP FICO and COPA.
  • Expert knowledge of Material Ledger & Inventory Costing.
  • SAP or another full lifecycle implementation.
  • Strong teamwork approach to problem solving with the ability to make sound, independent decisions based on functional expertise and experience.
  • Ability to provide leadership, support, communication and direction.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks, troubleshoot and problem solve beyond routine issues.

Preferred Education, Experience, and Skills:

  • In-depth understanding of SAP functional modules beyond FICO/COPA.
  • Knowing of BW as it relates to financial reporting.
  • Knowledge of SAP Treasury (specially Commodity Risk Management).
  • Knowledge of PROS (specifically Sales Analytics).
  • Knowledge of Bill Back processes and process/tool implementation (Vistex, Blacksmith).
  • Valid Certified Public Accountant (CPA) designation.
  • PMP certification.