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Senior SAP FI/CO Configuration Engineer

Position Description

We are looking for an accomplished SAP Financials professional to fill a Senior Business Analyst position in our Alpharetta office.¬ 


This individual will need to be well versed in the SAP technology (ECC); knowledgeable in Accounting, Finance, Tax, Treasury processes; actively participated and led multiple SAP implementations, and successfully support the SAP Financials initiatives.


The Senior SAP FI/CO Configuration Engineer works directly with our business partners and stakeholders (Directors, VP?s and above) to understand their strategic goals in order to launch major initiatives to solve business problems.¬  The associate facilitates the reengineering of business processes required to support these business challenges by recommending best-fit technology solutions.¬ 


The primary role of this position is to serve as the SAP FI/CO Application configurator and level 2 support for New General Ledger, Asset Accounting, Tax, Treasury, Cost Center Accounting, Internal Orders, Project Costing, Results Analysis, Revenue recognition and Profitability Analysis.¬  Candidate will be the ?go-to? subject matter expert for this platform.¬  The opportunity exists to mentor other FI/CO configurators and business users in the use of the SAP tools.¬ 


What does a great Senior SAP FI/CO Configuration Engineer do?



  • Design and perform configuration in SAP software functionality of New General Ledger, Asset Accounting, Tax, Treasury, Cost Center Accounting, Internal Orders, Project Costing, Results Analysis, Revenue recognition and Profitability Analysis.

  • Work with the Business and technical leads to Plan, co-ordinate and execute technical projects from task assignment to completion.

  • Organize the work efforts and prioritize the tasks to achieve the SLAs for timely completion of the Production support deliverables.

  • Track Risks and issues associated with the Project and Production support deliverables. Keep the team updated about the progress for timely completion of assigned tasks.

  • Execute the project deliverables by collaborating with the on-site technical and business teams.

  • Analyze existing business processes, working with the business units to identify best practices by covering the SAP cross functional integration with all modules.

  • Analyze and support application of support packs and system upgrades to future SAP releases.

  • Analyze the root cause of system functionality defects and provide design assistance to resolve the issues. Address and resolve system functionality support issues via configuration, SAP note application and recommending developments.

  • Develop functional specifications for custom developments and provide functional support for the development team

  • Conduct system integration testing and assist the business users in completing the user acceptance testing, to complete the functionality validation before recommending the release of changes to the production environment.

  • Collaborate with the business systems leaders to identify research and propose functionality improvement opportunities in the financial systems technology roadmap.


The above statements are intended only to describe the general nature of the job, and should not be construed as an all-inclusive list of position responsibilities.


Basic¬ qualifications for consideration:



  • Bachelor?s degree required, in accounting, finance, or IT related OR High School Diploma and 7+ years of relevant work experience.

  • 7+ years of relevant work experience

  • ¬ 1 - 3¬ full life cycles implementations in SAP implementation projects (using the SAP technology listed above and below)

  • Knowledgeable in SAP technology. Hands on configuration experience in General Ledger, Controlling, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Bank interfaces, Profitability Analysis, Project system, Tax and Treasury modules.

  • Deep knowledge of SAP FICO and FSCM

  • Ability to travel up to 5%

  • Strong communication skills; need to effectively communicate with system users, technical counterparts and functional teammates

  • Ability to work in a changing environment; special projects will involve changing the existing process, technologies and people within accounting and finance to drive standardization of best practices

  • Strong process improvement discipline


Preferred qualifications for consideration:



  • Master?s degree preferred.

  • Actively participated and led multiple SAP implementations

  • Knowledgeable in Accounting, Finance, Procure to Pay, Order to Cash processes, Business Warehouse, and Business Planning and Consolidation (BPC).

  • Strong organizational skills; ability to manage projects, own deliverables and coordinate work among involved associates

  • Ability to know what items can be managed and what items need to be escalated

  • Analyze the technical solution options and recommend implementation options to the business leaders

  • Ownership and accountability

  • Client relationship management

  • Independent decision making

  • Problem solving and conflict resolution¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ ¬ 

  • Excellent communication & interpersonal skills ? written and oral

  • Strong drive for results

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills

  • Excellent stakeholders? management

  • Influencing in a matrix organization


Fiserv is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Vet.


Fiserv is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Vet. Visit http://www.careers.fiserv.com/eeo for more information.



Company Description:

Going Up?¬  Today's shifting demands require a partner who shares your goals with the proven expertise to help you reach them.¬  For more than 16,000 clients worldwide, Fiserv is transforming the way financial services are delivered to ensure business growth.¬  With Fiserv, you have the power to go places.¬  The power within.¬  www.fiserv.com


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Fiserv Technology Makes the Difference
Through thousands of partnerships with clients worldwide and hundreds of solutions, Fiserv touches almost every part of financial services ‚€“ online & mobile banking, account processing, e-payments, lending, wealth management...our technology makes the difference in every interaction.


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Fiserv Technology: Consumer Reach and Scale
Fiserv technology simplifies financial transactions. We enable 120 million deposit accounts, 60 million online banking users, and 23 million active bill payment users, making financial transactions easy to allow people to focus on the things that really matter: planning, living and prospering.




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