RESPONSIBILITIES:Kforce has a client that is seeking a SAP Fico Analyst in New York, New York (NY). Based on the business needs of the Finances department, he/she identifies and analyses the options for improvement or development of SAP applications and contributes to the maintenance of SAP applications. Essential Duties: Support the Finances -business experts- in the definition of their needs and translate them into recommendations for development/improvement of IT applications Define the functional specifications of the applications Analyze the impact of proposed solutions on the domain processes Prepare and execute functional tests and endorse responsibility for validating developments before application roll-out Optimize the application development and performance and deliver service in accordance with established SLAs taking proactive action to ensure stable and secure application and infrastructures to avoid potential service disruption Provide support on maintenance level 2 and 3 to the applications management teams, Analyze root causes of incidents and propose the appropriate action plans Manage ongoing relationships with internal clients giving regular updates on developments and improvements Participate and deploy the change management activities by accompanying end users and providing trainings Organizes at his/her level the relevant transmission of the technical and/or project management skills and -know how- Clarifies and simplifies technical concepts / solutions to facilitate action and decision-making Listens actively to his partners/clients, to decode needs, qualify them properly and transform them in relevant solutions Takes change management and communication initiatives to facilitate the implementation of solutions and users satisfaction REQUIRED SKILLS: Proficiency in SAP Finance and Controlling (FI-CO) configuration and solution design, with 3+ years of experience, including multiple full lifecycle SAP implementation experiences Rapidly acquires new knowledge on IT solutions and keeps constantly updated of technological opportunities & market trends in the field Ability to coach, challenge and develop teams in a cross-functional environment and/or matrixed organization Understands the -big picture- of the business, the operating model, the processes and the roles within the organization Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. Associated topics: business analyst, data analyst, hris, human resources information systems, information systems, information technology, kronos, sap, sap hanna, system analyst
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