Details: Position Purpose:Uses specialized knowledge and skills to work in conjunction with the ERP functional workstreams. Researches, develops and deploys advances in business solutions across multiple functional departments. Defines solutions, contents and guides the development of functional organization solutions for each workstream including methodologies, standards and processes. Responsible for process and solution work related to configuring, deploying, maintaining and upgrading a world class ERP capability utilizing SAP. Principal Duties and Responsibilities: Essential Functions:1) Facilitates decisions and makes recommendations that are recognized as authoritative and have an important impact on overall ERP activities.2) Demonstrates creativity, foresight and judgment in anticipating and solving complex ERP solutions/problems and in developing methods, standards and processes for diverse business activities.3) Serves as liaison between end-users, process owners and software development teams including functioning as Subject Matter Expert (SME) in translating requirements to software development teams.4) Reviews and seeks understanding of operational business procedures and methods specific to functional business areas by mapping current business processes, defining and analyzing business activities, proposing best practices, and recommending solutions5) Works with technical resources to assist in the testing and implementation of new deployment or revisions to the ERP solution. 6) Identifies necessary actions on technical tools and processes for configuration management7) Recognizes discrepancies and/or problems with analysis, process mapping or system implementation results and leads toward a corrective action.8) Maintains a current and up-to-date knowledge of developments in a specific discipline and/or other related technical fields in order to recommend innovations to improve the quality and effectiveness of the business solution.Additional Functions:1) Trains, coaches and mentors others on new functionalities and upgrades.2) Leads projects as required.3) Performs other duties as assigned.Other Requirements:1) Aerospace and Defense Industry experience preferred. 2) Experience implementing solutions in the Aerospace and Defense Industry preferred.3) Broad business experience in a complex product manufacturing environment is preferred to include process knowledge of the relevant business disciplines including but not limited to: Manufacturing Operations, Supply Chain Management, Quality, Product Support Service and Sales. 4) Assists in identifying business processes that could benefit from inclusion in the ERP environment.5) Must be able to communicate effectively and professionally when dealing with conflicting opinions and tension within the work group. 6) Interfaces with development team concerning resources. Unique Skills:Must have hands on SAP Finance configuration experienceAbove average knowledge of integration with other SAP modules and their integration points with FICO requiredAt least two full cycle SAP FICO implementations required and experience in Global deployment projects preferredStrong experience in Finance design and development to support Manufacturing and Product Support Processes requiredIn depth knowledge of Finance and Controlling sub processes, especially Month end Close and Product Costing requiredExperience with SAP BPC and its integration points with BPC preferredFICO related SAP Add-ons preferredMinimum of 6 years of SAP FICO experience, prefer 10+ years functional experience as wellSolid understanding how SAP reporting can be done in Finance and how it can feed SAP reporting add-ons such as BW and BO requiredRequired ability to face and resolve technical issues including working with technical team to complete programming tasks Experience/Education:- Bachelors degree or equivalent combination of education and experience to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. – Masters degree in related discipline may offset two years of experience.Ten (10) years relevant experience and/or six years specific SAP system configuration, development and deployment experience, including at least two full lifecycle SAP implementations.
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