Job Description :
Job Description:

As a Senior Functional Analyst – FICO / OTC based in Morgan Hill, CA you will be responsible for assessing the SAP S4/HANA system landscape, analyze options, and identify improvement and solution configuration opportunities. Lead and manage the related improvement initiatives and projects to take the enterprise to higher levels of performance through improved utilization of systems and processes. Collaborate across the organization to assess end to end processes, benchmark versus best practices and identify improvements needed to enable higher efficiency and world class performance. Facilitate change management process to insure successful implementations and maintenance. Conduct ongoing assessments of external technology, best practices and internal processes to identify future improvement opportunities. Build dynamic, automated capabilities as well as data standards. Ensure comprehensive documentation of business requirements and system usage are in place using techniques such as process maps, value stream mapping and flowcharts. Reports to IT Director and job is based in Morgan Hill, CA.

Responsibilities include:

Research, recommend and develop functional solutions for complex problems to drive desired business results by identifying operational objectives and studying business functions.
Designs and configures SAP S4/HANA modules by analyzing requirements, conducting gap analysis, constructing workflow charts and diagrams, studying system capabilities and writing specifications.
Lead the analysis, design, development, testing and implementation of the financial processes in the SAP system and integration points.
Serve as a Finance Subject Matter Expert (SME), participating in related projects then configure, deploy and maintain FICO modules and integration solutions.
Provide leadership, assist in direction and support for SAP configuration efforts; help oversee the preparation of policies, procedures, process and functional specifications
Ensure the SAP application’s integration and functionality is clearly articulated; provide expert advice in determining a best practice approach in deploying components
Lead cross functional teams to address business or systems issues acting as a liaison between the business and the development team to ensure functional requirements are understood and ensure development requirements have enough detail.
Ensure instructional materials are accurate; provide subject matter expertise and support for end user training delivery.
Develop FICO knowledge/competency in super users and subject matter experts throughout the business.
Mentor and train IT functional analysts in gathering and documenting business requirements and specifications for technical solutions
Recommends controls by identifying problems; writing improved procedures.
Monitors project progress by tracking activity; resolving problems; publishing progress reports; recommending actions.
Prepares technical reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.
Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; benchmarking state-of-the-art practices; participating in professional societies.
Other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements:

BS/BA in computer technology or related field preferred
Minimum 5 years’ experience in SAP S4/HANA system/module support and implementation
Senior level configuration experience in the following SAP S4/HANA Modules or integrations: FICO, FI-MM & FI-SD Integrations and FI-MM account determination; Banking, Payments and Treasury interfaces.
Good understanding and direct experience working with SAC Planning, SAP IBP
Demonstrated track record in supporting a variety business functional areas and systems including MDM
Prior experience in training users is a plus.
Experience in IT Service Design/Management and ITIL Framework is a plus