SAP FICO Functional Specialist

Robert Walters

Saudi Arabia

Posted
Ref: NP316-1373

Job description / Role

The FICO Functional Specialist is responsible for ensuring the FICO application is implemented and operational as per the appropriate solution design, integrity and required functionality of firm's finance & controlling corporate applications (SAP and associated systems). The role holder will work with the Finance Department to create the roadmap for future development, and to ensure it meets the firm's business needs.

The role holder will during the project phases liaise with WIPRO project team to ensure the FICO and PS designs are properly documented, tested, validated and communicated and day to day issues minimized.

The role holder will be expected to manage stakeholders at senior levels of the business and be able to communicate with them effectively through various media

The FICO Functional Specialist is responsible for ensuring the FICO application is implemented and operational as per the appropriate solution design, integrity and required functionality of firm's finance & controlling corporate applications (SAP and associated systems). The role holder will work with the Finance Department to create the roadmap for future development, and to ensure it meets the firm's business needs.

The role holder will during the project phases liaise with WIPRO project team to ensure the FICO and PS designs are properly documented, tested, validated and communicated and day to day issues minimized.

The role holder will be expected to manage stakeholders at senior levels of the business and be able to communicate with them effectively through various media

Key Accountabilities

* Must have in depth SAP FIC design, configuration and support expertise
* Experience across other SAP solutions that interface with FIC like ARIBA, SAP BW, SAP SC and SAP SSF is a bonus!
* Fully understand integration between SAP modules and the financial impacts within modules

SAP knowledge of FI/CO, within the SAP ERP / S4Hana system, including the following areas:

* General Ledger,
* Asset Accounting,
* Accounts Payable,
* Financial Reporting,
* Accounts Receivable,
* Internal Orders
* Planning & Consolidation,
* Profitability Analysis
* Finance Budget, and
* Profit Center Accounting
* Real Estate.
* Activity-Based Costing
* Cash & Tax Management including VAT and ZAKAT, Cost Element Accounting /Cost Controlling /Cost Center Accounting
* A successful track record working in SAP within FI/C and PS in S4Hana environment
* Experience with FIC banking interfaces.

Requirements

Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications:

* The role holder will be SAP certified in FI-C modules (Finance & PS) and show evidence of continuous professional development in updating these skills in line with SAP's development roadmap expected.

Expected Experience:

* 5+ years of experience in SAP FIC both in projects and support
* Experience in SAP S4Hana
* Experience in diverse disciplines of the information technology industry (e.g. Software Development Lifecycles (SDLC), application support)
* Understanding of the process of integration of systems and data

Skills Specification

* Excellent communication skills - written and verbal
* Analysis and problem solving
* Team management and team building
* Persuasive and diplomatic
* Can do attitude
* Stakeholder Management

About the Company

Robert Walters is one of the world's largest specialist professional recruitment consultancies with 53 offices spanning 24 countries.

We've helped thousands of professionals find permanent, contract and interim roles with leading global corporations, small to medium sized companies and innovative start ups. Our specialist recruitment focus includes: accountancy and finance, banking, engineering, operations, legal, IT, sales, marketing, procurement & logistics, HR and support/administration.

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