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SAP FI/CO Product Costing Senior Analyst



SAP FI/CO Product Costing Senior Analyst Holmdel, NJ

Job Title: SAP FI/CO Product Costing Senior Analyst

Job Type: Permanent

Primary Location: Holmdel, New Jersey

The Challenge:

Vignetic is looking for a Sr. Business Analyst of Product Costing who will serve as the primary contact in the delivery of customer requirements related to Finance business processes and Finance systems. As a Sr. Business Analyst, this position functions on the IT Delivery side of the IT organization, establishing and prioritizing all IT projects for Finance globally.


Role & Responsibilities:

  • Analyze and challenge business processes by comparing as-is processes with as-designed processes and alignment with Business Unit (BU) strategy.
  • Drive continuous process improvement and simplification.
  • Create buy in for innovations (processes, people/knowledge, IT systems).
  • Prepare projects to develop and implement these improvements (scope, resources, business case, timing, buy in).
  • Monitor progress, deliverables and reaching the objectives of these projects.
  • Stay aligned with the BU governance structure (super users) and the IT Business Engineers.
  • Design, maintain, and enhance business processes and models in the Finance area.
  • Configure IT applications to support new and enhanced processes and roles (includes documentation, training material, test scenario’s, working procedures).
  • Create specifications to assist the application development team in the development of interfaces, data conversions, forms, reports, and enhancements.
  • Evaluate new releases and functionality and recommend on the appropriateness.
  • Perform day to day activities in SAP Product Costing in Finance Area & Project preparation (prepare business case, scope definition, high level project plan including milestones and estimates of required resources, set up governance structure / Business Ownership).
  • Manage the day-to-day activities to deliver as promised (on quality, on time, on budget).
  • Project Status Update based on the available template (bi-weekly or monthly, to be decided at project start). To be sent to Business Owner, IT Owner, and other stake holders.
  • Project closures: sign off of Business Owner, handover to Support Organization, sign off of Project Intake Team, Use SAP Roadmap methodology (or make conscious decision not to).
  • Should be able to configure Product Costing configuration experience with all aspects of Material Ledger- Parallel Valuation, Multi-currency Valuation & Actual Costing and COGS. Product configuration knowledge of the SAP FI-GL PCA and CCA.
  • Responsibilities include, using knowledge of leading practices for accounting function. Should have strong insights to PCA and Production planning and profitability process areas
  • Responsibilities include using knowledge of leading practices within the month end close and consolidation process as well as proven experience applying and maintaining internal controls.
  • In addition to Product costing, the Consultant should also be able to understand BW and other reporting tools.

Essential Skills & Requirements:

  • SAP Product Costing & Material ledger
  • In-depth knowledge Finance and Controlling functions including Cost Center Accounting (CCA), Profit Center Accounting (PCA) and understanding of the integration between FICO and other SAP modules i.e., SD/MM/PP/PS
  • SAP FICO Experience in global environment
  • Experience in business facing roles and knowledge of business and end-to-end development processes
  • Communicate efficiently and effectively with both Business and IT
  • 5-10 Years of experience
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, conceptual, verbal, and written communication skills.
  • 5+ years Project management experience – operating as project manager or as part of a team organizing, planning, and executing projects from vision through implementation.
  • Solid teamwork and interpersonal skills; ability to work on cross-functional project teams and foster team commitment to tasks.
  • Experience in communicating with users and stakeholders from multiple cultures.
  • Willingness to travel 10% of the time to international locations.
  • Excellent sense of cultural differences and interpersonal relations.


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