Position: Senior Finance Business Services Analyst
Location: West 495 Area of MA
Very Competitive Base Salary - Bonus - Comprehensive Benefits Package
No Sponsorship - Local Candidates Only

Large, successful, Network Solutions Firm.

Position Responsibilities - Summary:
The successful candidate will be an experienced SAP FICO Business Analyst, and will support the existing design and drive the implementation of new functionality within the recently upgraded ECC 6.0 SAP environment that satisfies the Finance Business needs.

Detailed Responsibilities:
- Responsible for providing SAP Support within functional and technical areas of expertise. This includes interacting closely with internal customers to understand requirements, evaluating alternative solutions, resolving complex finance problems and issues, providing user training, communicating status on Finance IT Projects, and thoroughly documenting proposed systems and process changes. Changes will include new reports and functionality to all business levels in the Finance Organization, and across the broader Finance community.  In addition, the successful candidate will represent the IT Organization as the Subject Matter Expert for the following areas:

All GL Functions (including, but not limited to chart of accounts with reconciliation, journal entry, month/quarter end processing, budget and forecasting, profit center accounting, financial and management reporting)

All AP Functions (including, but not limited to invoicing, payment information and reporting, with variant reporting)

All AR Functions (including, but not limited to credit management collections, lockbox and cash management applications).

Tax and Treasury based accounting

Reporting and Consolidations:
- Work extremely well with internal business partners in Finance and other Business Process and Systems Analysts within Information Technology department.

- Business Partnering requires this position to demonstrate their ability to understand the Finance business strategies and deliver solutions and services that optimize performance to the organizations supported, and to the overall company objectives.

- Project Management: deliver results through collaborative, multi-functional, distributed internal and external resources.

- Solutions Architecture: translate complex business requirements into innovative technical solutions.

- Systems Integration: see the overall big picture and design systems that optimize performance to both the Organizations directly supported, and inline with the IT department and company goals.

- Systems Application/ Technology Expertise: breadth and depth, end-to-end Financial Systems Knowledge.

Required Skills and Competencies:
- Configure SAP and develop/perform unit tests in accordance with established specifications.  SAP full project life cycle implementation.

- Expert knowledge of SAP FICO, (version 5.0 or higher would be preferred).

- Expert knowledge of finance - general ledger (profit center accounting, profitability analysis, etc.), accounts payable (invoicing, payment information, reporting with variants, etc.), accounts receivables (credit management, lockbox and cash applications) and consolidation tools (EC-CS experience preferred).

- Demonstrate ability to design and configure SAP in areas of expertise.

- Basic understanding of the integration points between the modules and their dependencies around Sales & Distribution and Manufacturing and HR.

- Strong knowledge and experience with business processes, e.g. account reconciliation, journal entries, accrual processing, inventory accounting, intercompany processing, month-end close operations, credit management, shipping, billing, procure to pay, credit holds, risk profiles, receipt settlement, and draft processing.

- Good presentation and communication skills.

- Bachelors Degree in Information Technology or related Business field, or equivalent experience

- Accounting background (Charted/Certified/CIMA Accreditation preferred)

- SAP FICO Certification a plus

Very Competitive Base Salary - Bonus - Comprehensive Benefits Package
No Sponsorship Available - Local Candidates Only

Contact Information:
Gary Wright - President - Wright Associates
Phone - (508) 761-6354
Email - replywrightassociates AT verizon DOT net
Website - www.wrightassociates.org