FICO Lead - Wokingham
Lucy Stendall is recruiting for a FICO Lead to join a highly established research-based pharmaceutical company at their site based in Wokingham on a contract basis for 12 months initially. The main purpose of the role will be to: - Support SAP FICO systems and business processes in EMA SAP Fusion markets - Main point of contact for Finance community across EMA region for all queries & reporting requests relating to SAP Fusion, SAP BI, and related interfaces - Work with Finance end users on issue resolution, diagnosing problems, identifying and documenting root causes, escalate to IT when appropriate - Support EMA Finance community with systems related queries, training, change requests and production support - Act as main point of contact with IT to log SAP Fusion and BI tickets and issues - Deliver robust testing of systems solutions and comply with validated environment requirements - Represent EMA Finance in cross-functional reviews of business process and systems solutions - Support Finance related projects where systems support is required - Work with Global Financial Systems & Strategy team to understand and adhere to system standards and execution protocols - Identify opportunities to maximise existing systems functionality and streamline related business processes - Support expansion of SAP platform as a member of the project team - Ensure Financial and SOX Compliance by understanding responsibilities and accountability for internal controls - Compliance with VAT and other regulatory changes in the EMA region In order to be considered for this role, you will be required to have the following qualifications, skills and experience: - In-depth understanding of SAP configuration and functionality across FI/CO and other associated modules (please note: this is not a hands-on configuration role) - Ability to articulate and translate business requirements - Proven experience in SAP FI/CO implementations and production support, either as Business Power User, or Functional Analyst - Thorough knowledge and understanding of Finance core business processes - In-depth knowledge and understanding of integration points with OTC processes (Intercompany billing, Customer Billing, Customer Master, Pricing, Order Flow) - Proven knowledge of G/L, A/R, A/P, Cost Centre Accounting, Profit Centre Accounting, Profitability Analysis and Internal Orders, Procure to Pay processes, SAP Query - SAP BI query and reporting knowledge - Proven experience of handling VAT related changes (tax codes functionality and set up, VAT rate changes, condition records, customer master - Experience in interface support - Highly computer literate, proficient use of Microsoft packages, with emphasis on Excel and Visio Please note that your CV should show exact dates of employment (month and year) and any gaps of a month or more should be explained. CK Group is an Equal Opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all who meet our selection criteria. If you do not hear back from us within 5 working days of your application for this role, it means that on this occasion you have not been shortlisted for the next stage of the recruitment campaign. Entitlement to work in the EEA is essential. Please quote reference IT41249 in all correspondence.