SAP FICO Consultant

Toronto, Ontario

Posted: 09/24/2018 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Consumer Products Job Number: 6833
Our Client is looking for a SAP FICO Consultant for a 1 year contract.
 
Start: October 2018
Duration: 1 year
Location: Toronto
 
Role:
 
Reporting to the Enterprise Applications Senior Manager, the primary responsibility of this role is to provide SAP project/continuous improvement support and guidance to business users within the finance area.  This encompasses SAP modules Finance and Controlling.  The candidate will be key contributor to the Toronto Enterprise Applications Team.
 
Responsibilities:
 
Business Process Improvement
  • Identify and recommend actions to streamline business processes, eliminate redundant or out dated procedures and processes
  • Assist in business systems and process reviews, assist users in defining and documenting their business system requirements
  • Guide employees when defining existing business process to ensure business system requirements are aligned with those processes, including recommendation for improvement and documentation  
Implementation of new SAP functionality
  • Adhere to IT Project methodology and change control policies
  • Facilitate Business Requirements Gathering through workshops and interviews with business experts
  • Prepare and maintain SAP business process documentation
  • Prepare and maintain all associated project documentation
  • Prepare Functional specs for all system changes, work with ABAP developer where necessary
  • Perform configuration changes where necessary
  • Perform unit and functional testing
  • Facilitate Integration and User Acceptance Testing
  • Assist with SAP End-User Training to all customer service, sales, and planning groups
  • Prepare Cut-over Plan where necessary
  • Perform/Monitor all cut-over activities in preparation for Go-Live 
Production Support
  • Support all business units globally on SAP projects and continuous improvement change requests.
  • Address production support issues according to issue criticality and priority as set by Sr. Manger, Enterprise Applications
  • Maintain SAP FI/CO Configuration
  • Regularly review the elements of the Finance and Controlling processes used in all regions.
  • Support where applicable third party software interfaces such as those pertaining to EDI 
Requirements:
  • SAP Configuration expertise in FI and CO modules: New General Ledger accounting, Accounts payable, Accounts receivable, bank communication management, Fixed assets management, cost center accounting, product cost controlling, profitability analysis (CO-PA) and tax management.
  • SAP technical experience in FI and CO: Know CATT/LSMW, Familiar with User-Exits/BADIs and other enhancements available; Capable of working with developer in the area of Smart Forms, ALE, EDI-Mapping, Interface.
  • Experience working in a global company
  • A University accounting or commerce degree or equivalent experience
  • CPA or CMA designation is preferred.
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience as a Business Systems Analyst
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Proficient in MS Excel, MS Project, MS Word and MS Visio
  • Electronic bank communications management and IFRS/GAAP experience
  • Experience working with the following applications is useful; SAP BW and SAP BI
Must have Work Authorization for Canada.

The Addmore Group is the premier provider of SAP related resources in Canada. Since 1992, Addmore has been solely focused on providing the right SAP resources to our clients.
FICO, FI, CO, AP, AR, Fixed Assets Management, CCA, Product Cost Controlling, Profitability Analysis (COPA)

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