Job Description :
Senior SAP FI-CO Functional Consultant:
Spanish Speaking Consultant Required.
USC or GC Only.
Location: Washington DC
Client: Banking

Job Description:
Develop conceptual and detailed solutions designs of SAP applications enhancements to meet business needs. Perform necessary configurations in SAP, writing detail functional specifications and test documentation
Identifies benefits, risks, and alternatives in proposed system designs and their impact on the integration with other systems and SAP modules
Oversee the delivery of service, maintenance, and enhancement requests under area of responsibility from the Application Managed Services vendors (AMS)
Analyze and ensure awareness of the impact of enhancements and releases across the functional areas, determine and validate the technical feasibility and the potential impact to existing implementation
Work with Business Partners on demands of business areas and build delivery plans using capacity of the application team, including AMS and other vendors
Analyze requirements from the business and take appropriate steps to define action plans and set expectations
Periodically review and report service performance under functional area of responsibility. Propose and execute improvement actions when necessary
Engage and work closely with corporate applications Subject Matter Experts (SME) across business and ITE, building trust and confidence
Review plans for SAP COE projects under area of responsibility and ensure resources and support plans are known and agreed to
Participate in the planning and execution of releases to SAP production environments
Ensure documentation is prepared and maintained according to SAP COE standards, including functional and technical specifications, run books, and testing scripts
Communicate with SMEs across the ITE landscape regarding operational support of SAP, with focus on integration with dependent processes and applications

Qualifications

Education: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in Information Technology, Finance, Business Administration or another relevant field is required.
Minimum of eight (5) years of experience in service delivery in SAP Finance in a production environment with SAP ECC 6.0, with a year minimum of hands on experience in Enhancement Package 5, or above, environment.
Minimum of five (5) years of SAP functional experience, specializing in design and configuration of SAP Finance modules (FI-CO
Knowledge of Finance integration with one or more of the following modules: SAP Grants Management (GM), Human Capital Management (HCM), Project Systems (PS), Funds Management (FM) and Supplier Relationship Management (SRM), would be a plus
Minimum two (2) full life cycle implementation of SAP FI-CO modules required.
One or two years of practical experience with SAP Solution Manager for Application Operations or Lifecycle Management required.
Experience communicating technical and business solutions and issues to all levels of individuals, including business and technical managers.
One-year minimum of experience as a Project Manager would be a plus. PMP certification preferred.
Strong oral and written communication skills. Ability to communicate effectively across a complex and diverse group of stakeholders
Languages: Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official Bank language (Spanish, Portuguese and/or French) is required