SR SAP Indirect Tax & Vertex Implementer



SR SAP Indirect Tax & Vertex Implementer Jersey City, New Jersey

Title:  SR SAP Indirect Tax & Vertex Implementer

Job Type: Contract

Primary Location:  Jersey City, New Jersey (HYBRID)

The Challenge:

Vignetic is looking for a Senior SAP Indirect Tax & Vertex Implementer who will lead on all aspects of the development cycle for purchase order and vendor invoice processing.  This position requires a versatile person that can be both technical and process oriented to be able to work with the technical team as well as explaining technical solutions to a non-technical audience.

Role & Responsibilities:

  • Defining the business requirements by:
    • Consulting with key business stakeholders: liaising with the Vantage deployment team,  agencies, Global Shared Services as well as external financial advisors and our consultancy partners
    • Determining highest priority requirements for the group and managing expectations related to any changes to those priorities/requirements
    • Documenting the business requirements, including detailed process flows where applicable
    • Collaborating with our Development Team to determine the best solution design
    • Creating or reviewing functional specifications for development team
    • Participating in the review and prioritization of business enhancement requests for potential inclusion in subsequent product releases
  • Configuration in Vantage for both new indirect tax solutions and the deployment of existing functionality.
  • Testing enhancements either through scheduled integration testing or on an ad-hoc basis for break-fix items:
    • The FAO is accountable for the successful and timely completion of all Unit and QA testing
    • Ensuring an adequate level of regression testing is performed
    • Documenting integrated business scenarios as well as the creation and management of a test script repository for indirect tax
  • Validating that the solution meets the global and local legal/business requirements:
    • This includes ensuring that solutions developed are consistent with the general Vantage template design and meet the expected level of usability
  • Participating in the deployment of the SAP enhancements and break-fix items to the Vantage user base, including:
    • Collaboration with Vantage solution adoption teams on end user communication strategy
    • Participating and advising on the creation of training materials
    • Providing hands-on training where required both to internal teams and external business users

Essential Skills & Qualifications:

  • Strong business process knowledge and expertise
  • 5-7 years’ experience SAP > Vertex O Series (preferably version 9.0) integration experience
  • Direct hands-on configuration experience Vertex Accelerator
  • Candidate will be able to demonstrate extensive experience of SAP FI Tax Configuration, Tax Procedure and MM Pricing Procedure
  • Candidate will be able to demonstrate extensive experience of supporting Canadian and US tax requirements Canada
  • Candidate will also have implemented SAP tax solutions for multiple countries
  • Good understanding of SAP ABAP: the candidate will be comfortable with ABAP concepts and principles. Ideally, they would have some debugging knowledge.
  • Ability to analyze complex business scenarios and present a concise recommendation for resolution
  • Ability to translate the business requirement to technical requirements vice versa and effectively communicate to a broad audience
  • Someone with initiative who holds themselves to high standards and can work with minimal direct supervision
  • Ability to manage developments in an organization where individuals that you are relying on do not report directly to you
  • Strong communication skills: in writing as well as in presenting to senior leadership and Agencies
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or Information Technology

Preferred Skills:

  • Ability to influence decisions and be a strong collaborator
  • Strong accounting experience
  • Hands-on configuration experience of SAP Purchasing, LIV, Material Master, and FI AP
  • Good understanding of Fiori/web dynpros/user portals
  • Worked as a super user or a Global Process Owner in a large international corporation



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