SAP FI CO Manager

GEC Packaging Technologies  •  Memphis, TN

11 - 15 years experience  •  Manufacturing

$120K - $168K ($100K - $140K base + 20%)
Posted on 06/21/18 by Lee Antley
GEC Packaging Technologies
Memphis, TN
11 - 15 years experience
Manufacturing
$120K - $168K
($100K - $140K base + 20%)
Posted on 06/21/18 Lee Antley

Description

This position is a hands-on leadership role within the IT group, reporting directly to the IT Director (SAP). The purpose of this position is to be accountable for day-to-day management and leadership of the SAP solutions implementation and support of the SAP Finance and Procurement functional area. This position is responsible for delivering solutions to the global organizations and regional business units in USA. The position includes responsibility for managing a highly functional and technical team that supports the SAP ECC (FI-CO,PS,MM), and the SAP Ariba implementation as well a significant number of smaller applications interfacing with the SAP ECC related to financial functions such as HFM, Blackline etc.

This position is expected to analyse current SAP technologies for efficiency and capability and to deliver effective applications to the end user community in line with a defined strategy and vision. As such, this person will consult with, directly advice, as well as lead the business through SAP best practices to drive strategic direction of how these products/ systems can be configured to meet business needs.

 

Basic Qualifications

 

  • Bachelor's degree or Master's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration
  • Minimum 10+ years of progressive IT experience including 3+ years' experience in a leadership role (Manager or Team Lead)
  • Minimum 7 years of experience with SAP, including exposure to an SAP support environment
  • Expert knowledge of the SAP ECC FI-CO module
  • Knowledge of all major business processes (Order to Cash, Procure to Pay, Plan to produce and install to decommission) with corresponding accounting interface

Essential Experience

 

  • Experience in equivalent role with similar work experience and responsibilities
  • Strong functional and technical knowledge of SAP modules:

?       Financial Management ? (AP, AR, GL and AM) - SAP FI Configuration expertise in General Ledger, A/R, A/P, Bank File Processing, Cost Elements, Profit Centres, Orders, Fixed Assets, and other facets of the FI and CO modules. Quality of FI-CO Experience is a differentiating plus. 

Open Text Vendor Invoice Management

  • Effectively understand and communicate the implications of business process decisions and their implementation in a global SAP environment
  • Ability to drive blueprint workshops and communicate directly with business users
  • Experience in managing SAP implementation projects- requirement gathering, scoping, estimation, staffing.
  • Experience with SAP Solution Manager

Desirable Experience

 

  • Understanding of Business process re-design
  • Interfacing third party systems with SAP
  • Interface technology ? IDOC, BAPI, RFC, XML etc
  • Integration Architecture
  • Understanding of SAP new generation technology (SAP HANA, Fiori, Persona, Leonardo etc.)

Other Requirements

  • Willingness to work occasionally outside of normal business hours and travel globally on occasion. 
  • Must be a team player and willing to work and grow within the organization
  • 10-30% travelrequired. 

 

PREFERRED PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES OR COMPETENCIES

 Shows initiative

?       Act proactively

?       Takes ownership and accountability

?       Able to delegate effectively

?       Business acumen

?       Is customer service oriented

?       Is a good leader and encourages staff development and growth

?       Has good verbal and written communication skills

?       Is able to articulate technical situations in understandable terms

?       Maintains good vendor relationships

?       Works well with peers

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or Master's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration
  • Minimum 10+ years of progressive IT experience including 3+ years' experience in a leadership role (Manager or Team Lead)
  • Minimum 7 years of experience with SAP, including exposure to an SAP support environment
  • Expert knowledge of the SAP ECC FI-CO module
  • Knowledge of all major business processes (Order to Cash, Procure to Pay, Plan to produce and install to decommission) with corresponding accounting interface.
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