SAP BPC Lead Business Analyst

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Job TypeFullTime / Regular
Minumum Salary110000 USD
Maximum Salary140000 USD
Date Posted02-15-2019

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SAP BPC LEAD BUSINESS ANALYST
  • Gather business requirements, recommend and implement solutions for financial consolidation and reporting initiatives using the SAP Business Planning and Consolidations (BPC) application.
  • Responsible for configuration and deployment of initial and ongoing Implementations of the BPC Application.
  • This position involves 50% gathering and interpreting business requirements (working closely with accounting and finance teams) and 50% technical (configuration, report development, testing support, written documentation, etc.).
  • Responsible for continued support of business in day-to-day use of the BPC application and reporting functionality.
REPORTS TO:  Director, IT Business Applications
SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Serve as IT Lead Business Analyst focusing on SAP Global Financial Reporting and Consolidations for WC Bradley companies.
  • Liaison between business users and development teams, by translating and clarifying business requirements into technical requirements needed by Data Services and BW resources
  • Work as a business partner with client users across Accounting & Finance business area
  • Perform functional testing on newly developed functionality
  • Document the functional requirements & business case for all requested changes
  • Work closely with BW, Data Services, and integration resources to build integrated solutions
  • Monitor production to identify candidates for long term application improvements
  • Partner with Global Controller to capture requirements, analyze and leverage delivered system features/functions and explore new technical functionality
  • Develop and execute test cases, comprehensive test plans and perform unit testing with system developers to ensure overall functionality and technical quality of deliverables.
  • Manage all phases of the software development lifecycle including design, implementation, deployment, development, testing and maintenance as it relates to BPC
  • Prioritize requirements and manage expectations; Partner with business leads to review the functional requirements for projects and determine feasibility
  • Inspire and work closely with team members and foster a team environment
  • Will present on occasion, internal initiatives to large groups, IT Steering Committee, and/or Senior Management
  • Conducts frequent client communication with purpose to gain consensus or compromise on problems. Builds relationships with client contacts.
  • Understand company goals and objectives worldwide and analyze the needs of the environment to meet goals and objectives.
  • Collaborates with management of other areas to set priorities for different work efforts.  Ensure adherence to change management procedure.
  • Directs & controls company employees and outsourced services in financial and IT matters. The Chief Financial Officer / CFO will have a significant impact on the company’s success by maintaining a high level of financial control and analysis, developing programs to support a professional work environment to attract and retain high-caliber employees, and enhance and maintain a fully functioning IT infrastructure to support the company’s business needs.
  • This is a “shirt sleeve” environment utilizing a staff of four employees-must be willing to perform all finance operations as needed.
  • Reports to the President and is a key member of the senior management team.
  • Financial Reporting, Planning, and Analysis ?Provide analysis, insight and advice on operational performance to the CEO, COO and Business Line Leadership for sound decision making
  • Lead the annual and long-term planning, budget and financial strategy processes
  • Support CEO in developing and measuring annual performance metrics
  • Communicate financial performance and trends to all stakeholders
  • Compliance/Risk Management ?Oversee the treasury function and cash management strategies
  • Ensure compliance with all applicable federal, state, local, and client reporting and audit requirements
  • Maintain effective relationships with external auditors, banks, and other third parties
  • Develop and maintain systems to ensure adequate internal controls; maintain financial reporting systems and records to comply with management, government and client requirements
  • Strategy and Governance ?Work closely with the CEO to provide due diligence and analysis of potential acquisitions and new business opportunities
  • Administer elements of the shareholder stock purchase program and ESOP; liaison with outside vendors on annual valuation
  • Work with CEO and Director of HR on financial management and oversight of employee benefit and compensation plans
  • Develop and implement effective tax planning strategies
  • Support CEO and Board of Directors in governance and committee participation
  • Information Technology ?Partner with leadership and department heads to identify technology requirements for the business
  • Actively involved in evaluation and implementation of software applications
  • Ensure appropriate platform for hardware, connectivity, and collaboration tool
  • Management, Staffing, and Process Improvement ?Supervise the Controller and IT Manager
  • Build high performing Finance and IT teams that scale with the growth and increased complexity of the business
  • Prioritize and execute strategic Finance and IT initiatives
  • Implement operational best practices for Finance and IT
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Computer Science or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Strong knowledge of accounting practices, GAAP, and IFRS
  • Demonstrated experience with SAP BPC Netweaver10.0/ 10.1 or higher including EMP and Data Manager report development
  • Working knowledge of SAP BW process chains, data extraction and modeling in support of the BPC application back-end functions
  • Hands on implementation experience in revenue forecast, P&L, BS planning and cost center planning
  • Preferred knowledge/understanding of BPC Optimized for S4
  • Working knowledge of SAP FI and CO master data in order to evaluate and analyze the impact of configuration or process changes on the BPC application
  • Working knowledge of Simple Finance integration points with BPC
  • Minimum2 full lifecycle implementations of BPC integrated with a Tier 1 ERP System
  • Strong Analytical skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and presentation skills; Ability to communicate technical concepts and issues with non-technical audiences verbally and in writing.
  • Outstanding team-building skills along with a relentless focus on providing great customer service.
  • Excellent communication skills and proven ability to effectively interface with business users.
  • 5+ years experience in requirements gathering, validation, definition, and documentation
  • 5+ years experience in defining, improving, and documenting business processes
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment including the ability to work collaboratively with business users, IT staff and various levels of management
  • Travel approx 35% (Domestic & International)

Job Features

Job TypeFullTime / Regular
Minumum Salary110000 USD
Maximum Salary140000 USD
Date Posted02-15-2019

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A valid phone number is required.