Manager SAP Finance

  • location: Wayne, PA
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $140,000 - $150,000 per year
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Manager SAP Finance

job summary:
Provide leadership to the SAP Finance (FI) Team including, but not limited to; prioritization of business initiatives, coordination of project-related deliverables, professional guidance to ensure career development, creating opportunities for education and advancement, and ensuring the stability of the information technology infrastructure (systems, software, etc).

The FI Lead will also be responsible for configuration and maintenance of systems and business process solutions in support of our business utilizing SAP functionality and other various solutions. The ability to analyze, design, test and implement systems, which enable the business community to achieve their goals and objectives, is critical to the success of this role.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Lead and support the FI Team responsible for development and maintenance of Finance & Accounting functionality including, but not limited to: new GL, intercompany transactions, account determination, Cost Center Accounting, Profit Center Accounting, revenue recognition, AR, AP, Fixed Assets, Product Costing, and Tax
  • Assist in the development and execution of the IT Strategic Plan, which aligns IT initiatives with business goals and strategies
  • Lead efforts to deliver IT applications to the business community by leveraging resources, and third party relationships
  • Participate in departmental budget preparation and assume responsibility for managing team-specific items
  • Work with business community to develop business cases that help justify and prioritize initiatives while adhering to overall business plan.
  • Work with business community to define requirements, goals & objectives, critical success factors, project barriers, resources etc with the ultimate goal of delivering the correct solution.
  • Lead IT teams through the application development life cycle while adhering to standard project management methodologies. Focus must be placed on quality of deliverables, adherence to scope, and strong management to ensure that projects are delivered on time and within budget.
  • Lead efforts to evaluate, select, design and implement new systems
  • Manage third party relationships, including, but not limited to, contract negotiations, delivery of agreed upon service levels, periodic service reviews and information sharing with the goal of maintaining a cohesive partnership.
  • Develop and maintain a high-performing and highly motivated team, by establishing challenging career opportunities and implementing development programs.
  • Prepare written documentation such as process flowcharts and narratives that define systems, problems, and solutions designed to enhance or resolve business situations
  • Interview end-users to understand and document business functional requirements
  • Translate end-user requirements into detailed program specifications that are provided to programmers (both internal and external) for systems development
  • Create unit and linkage test plans that ensure programs meet systems requirements
  • Work with end-users to develop, document, and execute systems test plans to ensure programs meet systems requirements
  • Develop procedures, processes and guidelines for systems that are efficient and focused on the quality of the process or end-state deliverable
  • Work with a great deal of autonomy, conferring with manager on unusual matters
  • Substantial latitude for decision making with regard to assignments, advising manager after-the-fact. This includes, but is not limited to, implementing corrective measures to cure system related issues, allocating and directing resources to focus on priority items, setting direction to ensure that systems are scalable, reusable and robust.
  • Coordinate and assist in development and execution of system conversions
  • Develop procedures, processes and guidelines that are efficient and focused on the quality of the process or end-state deliverable
QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Bachelor's degree in management information systems, computer science, and/or business, or equivalent work experience
  • 6 - 8 years experience in an Information Technology systems analysis function, working with end-users to translate business requirements into systems specifications
  • 2 - 4 years experience in an Information Technology project management capacity, coordinating multiple projects / resources, establishing priorities and mentoring team members
  • Familiar with all stages of the system development life cycle from design through post-implementation
  • Hands-on SAP (or similar ERP system) configuration experience a must
  • Participating in a full life cycle SAP Implementation a plus
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills; ability to lead discussions, present ideas to audiences of all sizes, and interact with all levels of the organization
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Ability and flexibility to quickly learn new applications and software
  • Ability to work with teams or independently
  • Experienced in leading / project managing specific pieces of work, people and/or deliverables
  • Experience in business, specifically in processes around wholesale distribution and retail a plus
  • Proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite, including Access
  • Solid organization, time management, and project estimating skills
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines, both as an individual contributor and as a team member.
  • Willingness and ability to travel as required
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Spends 70% of the time sitting, and 30% of the time either standing or walking while in the office.
  • Occasionally stoops, kneels, crouches, climbs, balances, crawls, and reaches.
  • Oral and auditory capacity enabling interpersonal communication as well as communication through automated devices such as the telephone.
  • Visual capacity enabling frequent use of computer equipment.
  • Frequent use of eye, hand, and finger coordination enabling the use of automated office machinery.
  • Must be able to work in a smoke-free and drug-free workplace.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate and the work environment is an office or home office setting
 
location: Wayne, Pennsylvania
job type: Permanent
salary: $140,000 - 150,000 per year
work hours: 8am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
Provide leadership to the SAP Finance (FI) Team including, but not limited to; prioritization of business initiatives, coordination of project-related deliverables, professional guidance to ensure career development, creating opportunities for education and advancement, and ensuring the stability of the information technology infrastructure (systems, software, etc).

The FI Lead will also be responsible for configuration and maintenance of systems and business process solutions in support of our business utilizing SAP functionality and other various solutions. The ability to analyze, design, test and implement systems, which enable the business community to achieve their goals and objectives, is critical to the success of this role.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Lead and support the FI Team responsible for development and maintenance of Finance & Accounting functionality including, but not limited to: new GL, intercompany transactions, account determination, Cost Center Accounting, Profit Center Accounting, revenue recognition, AR, AP, Fixed Assets, Product Costing, and Tax
  • Assist in the development and execution of the IT Strategic Plan, which aligns IT initiatives with business goals and strategies
  • Lead efforts to deliver IT applications to the business community by leveraging resources, and third party relationships
  • Participate in departmental budget preparation and assume responsibility for managing team-specific items
  • Work with business community to develop business cases that help justify and prioritize initiatives while adhering to overall business plan.
  • Work with business community to define requirements, goals & objectives, critical success factors, project barriers, resources etc with the ultimate goal of delivering the correct solution.
  • Lead IT teams through the application development life cycle while adhering to standard project management methodologies. Focus must be placed on quality of deliverables, adherence to scope, and strong management to ensure that projects are delivered on time and within budget.
  • Lead efforts to evaluate, select, design and implement new systems
  • Manage third party relationships, including, but not limited to, contract negotiations, delivery of agreed upon service levels, periodic service reviews and information sharing with the goal of maintaining a cohesive partnership.
  • Develop and maintain a high-performing and highly motivated team, by establishing challenging career opportunities and implementing development programs.
  • Prepare written documentation such as process flowcharts and narratives that define systems, problems, and solutions designed to enhance or resolve business situations
  • Interview end-users to understand and document business functional requirements
  • Translate end-user requirements into detailed program specifications that are provided to programmers (both internal and external) for systems development
  • Create unit and linkage test plans that ensure programs meet systems requirements
  • Work with end-users to develop, document, and execute systems test plans to ensure programs meet systems requirements
  • Develop procedures, processes and guidelines for systems that are efficient and focused on the quality of the process or end-state deliverable
  • Work with a great deal of autonomy, conferring with manager on unusual matters
  • Substantial latitude for decision making with regard to assignments, advising manager after-the-fact. This includes, but is not limited to, implementing corrective measures to cure system related issues, allocating and directing resources to focus on priority items, setting direction to ensure that systems are scalable, reusable and robust.
  • Coordinate and assist in development and execution of system conversions
  • Develop procedures, processes and guidelines that are efficient and focused on the quality of the process or end-state deliverable
QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Bachelor's degree in management information systems, computer science, and/or business, or equivalent work experience
  • 6 - 8 years experience in an Information Technology systems analysis function, working with end-users to translate business requirements into systems specifications
  • 2 - 4 years experience in an Information Technology project management capacity, coordinating multiple projects / resources, establishing priorities and mentoring team members
  • Familiar with all stages of the system development life cycle from design through post-implementation
  • Hands-on SAP (or similar ERP system) configuration experience a must
  • Participating in a full life cycle SAP Implementation a plus
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills; ability to lead discussions, present ideas to audiences of all sizes, and interact with all levels of the organization
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Ability and flexibility to quickly learn new applications and software
  • Ability to work with teams or independently
  • Experienced in leading / project managing specific pieces of work, people and/or deliverables
  • Experience in business, specifically in processes around wholesale distribution and retail a plus
  • Proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite, including Access
  • Solid organization, time management, and project estimating skills
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines, both as an individual contributor and as a team member.
  • Willingness and ability to travel as required
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Spends 70% of the time sitting, and 30% of the time either standing or walking while in the office.
  • Occasionally stoops, kneels, crouches, climbs, balances, crawls, and reaches.
  • Oral and auditory capacity enabling interpersonal communication as well as communication through automated devices such as the telephone.
  • Visual capacity enabling frequent use of computer equipment.
  • Frequent use of eye, hand, and finger coordination enabling the use of automated office machinery.
  • Must be able to work in a smoke-free and drug-free workplace.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate and the work environment is an office or home office setting
 
qualifications:
Provide leadership to the SAP Finance (FI) Team including, but not limited to; prioritization of business initiatives, coordination of project-related deliverables, professional guidance to ensure career development, creating opportunities for education and advancement, and ensuring the stability of the information technology infrastructure (systems, software, etc).

The FI Lead will also be responsible for configuration and maintenance of systems and business process solutions in support of our business utilizing SAP functionality and other various solutions. The ability to analyze, design, test and implement systems, which enable the business community to achieve their goals and objectives, is critical to the success of this role.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Lead and support the FI Team responsible for development and maintenance of Finance & Accounting functionality including, but not limited to: new GL, intercompany transactions, account determination, Cost Center Accounting, Profit Center Accounting, revenue recognition, AR, AP, Fixed Assets, Product Costing, and Tax
  • Assist in the development and execution of the IT Strategic Plan, which aligns IT initiatives with business goals and strategies
  • Lead efforts to deliver IT applications to the business community by leveraging resources, and third party relationships
  • Participate in departmental budget preparation and assume responsibility for managing team-specific items
  • Work with business community to develop business cases that help justify and prioritize initiatives while adhering to overall business plan.
  • Work with business community to define requirements, goals & objectives, critical success factors, project barriers, resources etc with the ultimate goal of delivering the correct solution.
  • Lead IT teams through the application development life cycle while adhering to standard project management methodologies. Focus must be placed on quality of deliverables, adherence to scope, and strong management to ensure that projects are delivered on time and within budget.
  • Lead efforts to evaluate, select, design and implement new systems
  • Manage third party relationships, including, but not limited to, contract negotiations, delivery of agreed upon service levels, periodic service reviews and information sharing with the goal of maintaining a cohesive partnership.
  • Develop and maintain a high-performing and highly motivated team, by establishing challenging career opportunities and implementing development programs.
  • Prepare written documentation such as process flowcharts and narratives that define systems, problems, and solutions designed to enhance or resolve business situations
  • Interview end-users to understand and document business functional requirements
  • Translate end-user requirements into detailed program specifications that are provided to programmers (both internal and external) for systems development
  • Create unit and linkage test plans that ensure programs meet systems requirements
  • Work with end-users to develop, document, and execute systems test plans to ensure programs meet systems requirements
  • Develop procedures, processes and guidelines for systems that are efficient and focused on the quality of the process or end-state deliverable
  • Work with a great deal of autonomy, conferring with manager on unusual matters
  • Substantial latitude for decision making with regard to assignments, advising manager after-the-fact. This includes, but is not limited to, implementing corrective measures to cure system related issues, allocating and directing resources to focus on priority items, setting direction to ensure that systems are scalable, reusable and robust.
  • Coordinate and assist in development and execution of system conversions
  • Develop procedures, processes and guidelines that are efficient and focused on the quality of the process or end-state deliverable
QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Bachelor's degree in management information systems, computer science, and/or business, or equivalent work experience
  • 6 - 8 years experience in an Information Technology systems analysis function, working with end-users to translate business requirements into systems specifications
  • 2 - 4 years experience in an Information Technology project management capacity, coordinating multiple projects / resources, establishing priorities and mentoring team members
  • Familiar with all stages of the system development life cycle from design through post-implementation
  • Hands-on SAP (or similar ERP system) configuration experience a must
  • Participating in a full life cycle SAP Implementation a plus
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills; ability to lead discussions, present ideas to audiences of all sizes, and interact with all levels of the organization
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Ability and flexibility to quickly learn new applications and software
  • Ability to work with teams or independently
  • Experienced in leading / project managing specific pieces of work, people and/or deliverables
  • Experience in business, specifically in processes around wholesale distribution and retail a plus
  • Proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite, including Access
  • Solid organization, time management, and project estimating skills
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines, both as an individual contributor and as a team member.
  • Willingness and ability to travel as required
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Spends 70% of the time sitting, and 30% of the time either standing or walking while in the office.
  • Occasionally stoops, kneels, crouches, climbs, balances, crawls, and reaches.
  • Oral and auditory capacity enabling interpersonal communication as well as communication through automated devices such as the telephone.
  • Visual capacity enabling frequent use of computer equipment.
  • Frequent use of eye, hand, and finger coordination enabling the use of automated office machinery.
  • Must be able to work in a smoke-free and drug-free workplace.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate and the work environment is an office or home office setting
 
skills: Provide leadership to the SAP Finance (FI) Team including, but not limited to; prioritization of business initiatives, coordination of project-related deliverables, professional guidance to ensure career development, creating opportunities for education and advancement, and ensuring the stability of the information technology infrastructure (systems, software, etc).

The FI Lead will also be responsible for configuration and maintenance of systems and business process solutions in support of our business utilizing SAP functionality and other various solutions. The ability to analyze, design, test and implement systems, which enable the business community to achieve their goals and objectives, is critical to the success of this role.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Lead and support the FI Team responsible for development and maintenance of Finance & Accounting functionality including, but not limited to: new GL, intercompany transactions, account determination, Cost Center Accounting, Profit Center Accounting, revenue recognition, AR, AP, Fixed Assets, Product Costing, and Tax
  • Assist in the development and execution of the IT Strategic Plan, which aligns IT initiatives with business goals and strategies
  • Lead efforts to deliver IT applications to the business community by leveraging resources, and third party relationships
  • Participate in departmental budget preparation and assume responsibility for managing team-specific items
  • Work with business community to develop business cases that help justify and prioritize initiatives while adhering to overall business plan.
  • Work with business community to define requirements, goals & objectives, critical success factors, project barriers, resources etc with the ultimate goal of delivering the correct solution.
  • Lead IT teams through the application development life cycle while adhering to standard project management methodologies. Focus must be placed on quality of deliverables, adherence to scope, and strong management to ensure that projects are delivered on time and within budget.
  • Lead efforts to evaluate, select, design and implement new systems
  • Manage third party relationships, including, but not limited to, contract negotiations, delivery of agreed upon service levels, periodic service reviews and information sharing with the goal of maintaining a cohesive partnership.
  • Develop and maintain a high-performing and highly motivated team, by establishing challenging career opportunities and implementing development programs.
  • Prepare written documentation such as process flowcharts and narratives that define systems, problems, and solutions designed to enhance or resolve business situations
  • Interview end-users to understand and document business functional requirements
  • Translate end-user requirements into detailed program specifications that are provided to programmers (both internal and external) for systems development
  • Create unit and linkage test plans that ensure programs meet systems requirements
  • Work with end-users to develop, document, and execute systems test plans to ensure programs meet systems requirements
  • Develop procedures, processes and guidelines for systems that are efficient and focused on the quality of the process or end-state deliverable
  • Work with a great deal of autonomy, conferring with manager on unusual matters
  • Substantial latitude for decision making with regard to assignments, advising manager after-the-fact. This includes, but is not limited to, implementing corrective measures to cure system related issues, allocating and directing resources to focus on priority items, setting direction to ensure that systems are scalable, reusable and robust.
  • Coordinate and assist in development and execution of system conversions
  • Develop procedures, processes and guidelines that are efficient and focused on the quality of the process or end-state deliverable
QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Bachelor's degree in management information systems, computer science, and/or business, or equivalent work experience
  • 6 - 8 years experience in an Information Technology systems analysis function, working with end-users to translate business requirements into systems specifications
  • 2 - 4 years experience in an Information Technology project management capacity, coordinating multiple projects / resources, establishing priorities and mentoring team members
  • Familiar with all stages of the system development life cycle from design through post-implementation
  • Hands-on SAP (or similar ERP system) configuration experience a must
  • Participating in a full life cycle SAP Implementation a plus
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills; ability to lead discussions, present ideas to audiences of all sizes, and interact with all levels of the organization
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Ability and flexibility to quickly learn new applications and software
  • Ability to work with teams or independently
  • Experienced in leading / project managing specific pieces of work, people and/or deliverables
  • Experience in business, specifically in processes around wholesale distribution and retail a plus
  • Proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite, including Access
  • Solid organization, time management, and project estimating skills
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines, both as an individual contributor and as a team member.
  • Willingness and ability to travel as required
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Spends 70% of the time sitting, and 30% of the time either standing or walking while in the office.
  • Occasionally stoops, kneels, crouches, climbs, balances, crawls, and reaches.
  • Oral and auditory capacity enabling interpersonal communication as well as communication through automated devices such as the telephone.
  • Visual capacity enabling frequent use of computer equipment.
  • Frequent use of eye, hand, and finger coordination enabling the use of automated office machinery.
  • Must be able to work in a smoke-free and drug-free workplace.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate and the work environment is an office or home office setting

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