Sr. Specialist, FICO Functional

Job Description

Description

It is a great time to join the CRH Canada team! CRH Canada is going through an exciting business transformation which demands first-class Talent Management support to drive results.
We are building a world- class team. Make your mark!
You will be a successful addition to our team if you look at change as an opportunity to develop and contribute to the business. You will be successful in your role if you like partnering with the business, presenting new ideas and providing excellent customer service.
PURPOSE:
The Sr. Specialist, FICO Functional simplifies and improves business processes, creates new business cases, and provides third level support to existing SAP functionalities by identifying requirements, designing solutions, and configuring systems during project implementations, supporting FICO processes and integrations.
MAJOR DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES
• Works closely with the business units across all CRH divisions, using SAP ECC and S/4 HANA to best support their business processes.
• Evaluates business processes and identifies opportunities for improvements and savings. Prepares cost-benefit analyses to support all improvements and opportunities.
• Leads FICO related projects and coordinates with other team members to deliver on business requirements
• Executes project activities related to FICO function ensuring quality and on-time delivery
• Provide leadership, direction, and issue resolutions to end-user community regarding FICO business processes, data, enhancements, and interfaces.
• Provide solutions, directions, and options for new business requirements
• Provide guidance, understanding, and recommendations to the business user-community in the SAP FICO processes for both ECC and S/4 environment
• Follow IT standards, documentation, development methodologies as related to support and development activities.
• Proactively anticipates project deviations and escalates the need for immediate corrective action
• Acts as the gate-keeper of the SAP template for the FICO functional area and ensures that project teams are adhering to the standards established.
• Maintains documentation library for design, configuration and training material related to FICO processes
• Assists with performing integration, unit and user acceptance testing, including preparation of test cases and writing test scripts for FICO processes
• Supports security design and maintenance as required, including oversight of approvals for finance, ensuring they meet organizational standards
• Coordinates with external vendors and Banks regarding system integrations and upgrades
• Investigates, analyzes and escalated support issues from Finance business teams
• Supports cross functional priorities
• Prepares weekly FICO project activity statuses
• Lead ongoing reviews of business processes and developing optimization strategies.
• Other duties as assigned
KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES REQUIRED:
• 10+ years of SAP experience including: FICO functional expertise and FICO integration with other modules and systems
• In-depth knowledge and extensive hands on experience on configuring and supporting SAP FI, CO, PS, AP and AR modules and SAP interfaces with banks and other non-SAP systems
• In-depth understanding of the integration between FI, MM and SD is essential
• Experience working with Cross-Functional Teams (SD/MM/PM/PP/LIS/BW) to develop functional and technical designs
• Experience in managing customer expectations and building relationships
• Demonstrated ability to operate and adapt in an ever-changing environment to changing requirements and priorities
• Ability to identify solution gaps and disconnects in existing solutions; ability to work with the on- and off-shore development teams to explain the proposed design and share best practices
• Strong ability to focus on priorities
• Experience working in a support team environment with a combination of project work (change request) and support (tickets)
• Good analytical and problem-solving skills
• Demonstrated organizational and time management skills
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
QUALIFICATIONS:
Work Experience: 10 years of experience as SAP FICO Functional Consultant
Education: Bachelor's/University Degree or equivalent experience
Preferred field of study: Business Administration or Information Technology
Other Training/Certifications Required: SAP FICO
Additional Education Preferred: PMP
Visit our website for more information: http://www.crhcanada.com
CRH Canada Group Inc. recognizes Canada's diverse landscape. Accommodation is available upon request for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process.
 
 
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