IS Functional Analyst – SAP FI/CO

19 May 2016
22 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
The ABB Information Systems Delivery Center (ISDC) is a unique unit working on software development which supports business processes of the entire ABB organization. Everyday a team of over 450 developers, project managers and other specialists works on advanced IT solutions which improve efficiency of our company. Currently we are looking for candidates for positions of Functional Analyst - SAP Finance and Controlling to join our brand new Team. The Functional Analyst at ABB Group Level provides the application module expertize in order to write functional specifications, configure the global and local systems and ensure requirements are complete for level 4 specialists (developer). Maintaining continuous integrity of functional configuration and system documentation in line with the process design whilst proactively suggesting application usability improvements are critical success factors to ensuring highest possible business operational excellence.

• Contribute to enhancing platform functional capabilities in order to support business process development;
• Build experience and competence of the usage of IS platform/application capabilities and features;
• Write functional specification in close collaboration with business analyst and/or business organisation stakeholders;
• Provide support in gathering and documenting requirements;
• Perform system configurations to deliver the solution against functional specification, in cases where level 4 resources are not required to perform the tasks;
• Maintain system configuration documentation such as user guidelines following change releases;
• Develop concepts and materials for training purposes for platform usage together with business analyst;
• Build and maintain integration approaches between functional modules of the platform in close collaboration with Functional Analysts (integration design, documentation, information/data flow);
• Work closely with Functional Analysts/Application Architects or Service Managers of other applications to ensure integrations can be developed and maintained with highest stability to avoid functional/data integration issues with downstream and upstream applications;
• Ensure complete and full functional requirements documentation to Level 4 resources (developer) and review/approve the technical design and solution via integration testing;
• Communicate system functional capability best practices;
• Actively participate in collaboration & knowledge sharing across the network of Business and Functional Analysts, maintain expert network;
• Proactively monitor function & feature usage effectiveness and work with continuous improvement of application usability.

• Minimum 3-4 years' configuration experience in SAP FI application module, including specialist function areas: AR, AP, New GL, Chart of Accounts, Company Code, Profit Center Accounting, & Inter-Company;
• Configuration and integration experience in business scenarios covered in other SAP modules (SD, CO, MM, PS & CS);
• Experience with FSCM;
• Knowledge of transactional processes and configuration for CO areas: Internal Orders, Controlling Area, Cost Center Accounting, COPA, Production Orders, Product Costing, and Cost Accounting;
• Proven process understanding within functional area;
• Fluent spoken and written English, any other language will be a plus;
• Bachelor's Degree in technical or business discipline or equivalent experience;
• Thorough knowledge of IT service management concepts (ITIL) is an asset;
• Ability to promote a team environment.