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Senior SAP Functional Analyst

Job category: IS&T

Job ID: 70809


Posted: 19-May-2018

Senior SAP Functional Analyst (Sodexo, Inc.; Cheetowaga, New York):  Works primarily in ERP client/server enterprise application.  Responsible for software integration, external interface development and technical documentation. Designs and develops most aspects of data conversion. Troubleshoots and resolves testing issues.  Individual contributor that is fully proficient in applying established standards. Works independently; may instruct or coach other professionals. Serve as a resource dedicated to the SAP Finance and Controlling Module. Contribute to the design and implementation of SAP business solutions.  Translate end-user system requirements into system designs and solutions and effectively collaborate with business partners, sponsors and internal IT technical group.  Serve as a key resource for day-to-day and on-going activities in the SAP subject domain. Will regularly apply the following: Strong working knowledge of SAP Finance and Controlling module; Detailed understanding of the SAP component area relevant to the SAP Finance, Sales and Distribution and Procurement; Experience with SAP General Ledger, Special Purpose Ledger, New GL functions, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Bank Accounting, Controlling, Fixed Assets, Tax, Outputs and Reports. Thorough understanding of integration amongst core SAP modules like Sales & Distribution, Procurement, including the Asset Accounting, Profit Center & Cost Center Accounting and third party Tax tools; Knowledge in Product Cost Controlling and Profitability Analysis is a plus for this role; Knowledge of systems and/or business analysis design concepts; Demonstrated proficiency in the applied use of systems and process analysis tools. Facilitate interactive design and functional specification sessions. Carry out detailed system design and write specs for development. Perform configuration changes and/or prepare design specifications for ABAP programs. Apply strong analytical problem-solving and conceptual skills to analyze and evaluate major SAP business requirements of varying complexity taking into account all parameters affecting and interfacing with the SAP system. Diagnose problems and determine effective solutions. Respond quickly in a rapidly changing business environment. Translate business processes and requirements into system enhancements. Analyze processes for possible future systems improvement and suggest alternative solutions. Interface with internal customers to identify areas for systems improvement. Define controls, conversion procedures, and systems implementation plans. Act independently and under very general direction to define, implement, and document SAP system changes in support of business process solutions. Express complex technical concepts in business terms using technical writing and system documentation skills. Work effectively with others in developing and implementing new processes and enabling systems.  Work with end user groups to define application needs and identify feasible solutions.


Minimum requirements are: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Industrial Engineering, Business Administration or a related field and 5 years of experience in the job offered or 5 years of each of the following: (a) experience with Information Technology operations or infrastructure; (b) basic management experience; and (c) experience in SAP.  All experience can be gained concurrently.


Must have:  (1) Ability to design and provide solutions for SAP Finance and Controlling Module; (2) End to end implementation knowledge and configuration expertise with one or more of the following SAP modules and components: ALE (Application Link Enabling); ASAP (Accelerated SAP); MM (Materials Management); CA Cross Application; CO (Controlling); CO-PA (profitability Analysis); EDI; FI (Financial Accounting); MDM (Master Data Management);PS (Project Systems);Workflow/Webflow; SAP Crystal Reports; SAP Retail; SD (Sales and Distribution); (3) Experience with 2 full cycles of end to end implementation of multiple SAP solutions. Cross SAP module integration skills; (4) Strong decision making and solid experience with package software implementation methodology and tools; (5) Proven problem solving skills and the ability to troubleshoot and quickly identify root cause of issues, then provide steps to resolution and recovery of impacted transactions; (6) Experience working with all levels of the organization, both technical and non-technical. Unless otherwise indicated, employer is seeking the ability in the skills listed above with no specific amount of years of experience required. All experience can be gained concurrently.


Apply online at: Reference: 70809.  An EOE.

Basic Education Requirement - Bachelor’s Degree
Basic Management Experience - 5 years
Basic Functional Experience - 5 years of experience in SAP 

Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.