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Aug 12, 2017

Senior Business Analyst (SAP Finance & Controlling) Job in Nairobi Kenya

Sheer Logic Management Consultants are seeking to recruit a Senior Business Analyst SAP Finance & Controlling for one of our clients.

Reporting to: SAP FICO Team Lead for Africa and Project Manager

Location: Nairobi & Africa units

Responsibilities   

 
Member of the group Africa SAP Competence Center, responsible to support our SAP system and deliver system solutions in a timely manner in the areas of Finance & Controlling and Reporting:
  • Actively participate and support core gg template rollouts to African entities
  • Address requirements coming from the business community through change requests and implement/configure solutions in the system
  • Provide L2&L3 support to the business users
  • Process tickets that have been escalated to Level 3 in collaboration with Level 2
  • Ensure overall solution and SAP value flows standardization across all business units with proper IT governance based on Group Finance & Controlling Strategy and governance rules
In more details:
  • Lead business Fit/Gap Blueprint/Process workshops in Finance & Controlling areas and integration with Logistics domains;
  • Assess/document potential gaps between business requirements and global template.
  • Responsible for enhancements to Finance & Controlling module global template: global communication and coordination of design, realization, IT / Business testing, cut-over and go-live
  • Configure SAP R/3 system in Finance & Controlling modules
  • Keep solution documentation up to date
  • Conduct IT system testing;
  • Design and execute functional and integration test plans with Business;
  • Support Business User Acceptance testing and signoff
  • Prepare production cutover plan in FICO area: advise on strategies/best practices for migration to production;
  • Support all integration efforts and issue fixing related to Sales and Distribution, Supply Chain, Production, Finance and Business Warehouse
  • Act as IT Lead of Roll-outs and Enhancements projects to Finance & Controlling
Qualifications:
  • At least 5 successful full SAP implementation cycles in Finance & Controlling modules
  • At least 5 years supporting SAP FICO in the areas of General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Cash and Banks, Fixed Assets, Cost Center Accounting, Profit Center Accounting
  • CO base knowledge of Profitability Analysis
  • Experience in LSMW and data migration is a must
  • Experience in Report Painter and Queries is a must
  • Exposure to Oracle Hyperion (HFM) and Group/Consolidation reporting is a plus
  • Basic ABAP development experience is a plus
  • Accounting /Finance Business background
  • IFRS Knowledge is a plus
  • Around 60% travel required, often on short notice
  • Fluent in English and French
  • Good communication and coordination skills
How to Apply:

If you believe that your career objectives match this exciting position, please forward your application and detailed C.V stating your current position, remuneration, contact details by 18th August 2017 to the Sheer Logic Management Consultants E-mail: [email protected] clearly marking – “Senior Business Analyst”

Only Short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Our client is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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