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Sap Functional Analyst - Finance

Date: Mar 15, 2021

Location: Hiram, OH, US, 44234-1806

Company: Great Lakes Cheese

Job Overview

This SAP Functional Analyst is responsible for Finance & Accounting functionality within SAP and associated applications and tools.  They will gather business requirements and design, develop, implement, and support SAP (and bolt on) process solutions with a focus on finance & accounting functionality and profitability, along with and associated functions interfacing with these areas.

Job Responsibilities

  • 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.
  • 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 FICO and Employee Central Payroll production issues.
  • 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.
  • All GLC employees are expected to perform any assignment or job task according to the stated safety policies and procedures.
  • All GLC 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 duties as assigned by the manager.

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Accounting or related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years of IT experience in a corporate environment supporting SAP projects.
  • Experience with SAP FICO and COPA
  • Experience with Material Ledger & Inventory Costing
  • Experience with SAP or other full lifecycle implementation.

Preferred Education and Experience

  • 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
  • Ability to provide leadership, support, communication and direction. 
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks, troubleshoot and problem solve beyond routine issues. 
  • Strong teamwork approach to problem solving with the ability to make sound, independent decisions based on functional expertise and experience. 

Working Conditions

• Occasional exposure to industrial operations including: temperature extremes from approximately 35ºF to 100ºF; noise levels in excess of 85 dB; moisture and moving machinery.
• Work is performed in an office setting.

EEOC & Disclaimer

Great Lakes Cheese is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer