SAP FICO Business Analyst (Contract, South San Francisco, CA)

Description:

 

Genentech is looking for a Senior IT Business Systems Analyst in South San Francisco, CA. It is a 10-36 months contract on W2.

Please email your Resume attached as a Word Doc along with your desired Hourly Rate, your current location, visa status and date you are available to start a new position. Please make certain your resume clearly details your experience with the skills required for this role.

Also please provide a brief writeup about why you are a match for the position that can be passed along to the manager. If you have worked at Roche or Genentech in the past please provide your previous managers names, so they too can be passed along to the hiring manager.

Duties
 

  • The Senior IT Business Systems Analyst will be part of the ERP team to provide SAP based Finance and Controlling (FICO) solutions. These solutions are delivered to the Genentech North America Finance teams. The solutions involve Finance and Controlling related configuration & developments.
  • The Senior IT Business Systems Analyst will understand strategic drivers and tactical needs to ensure that the team can provide solutions that meet the business need with the necessary stability, usability, and scalability.
  • This position reports to the Team Head for SAP Finance to Pay North America and is based in South San Francisco, CA. In order to support the user community, this role requires some flexibility in work hours and the ability to travel nationally & internationally, up to 15% as needed.


Responsibilities
 

  • Review, clarify, document, and prioritize customer requirements
  • Design, build, test and deploy new functionality to meet business requirements
  • Create and maintain documentation such as user requirements, functional specifications and test plans
  • Facilitating and supporting system and user acceptance testing
  • Liaise with other SAP team members and IT teams to architect complete end to end solutions that optimize operational performance of systems
  • Perform knowledge transfer to training and communication teams and support user deployment activities as needed
  • Engage with Managed Services team to ensure appropriate resolution of incidents raised by business teams
  • Provide 2nd and 3rd level support as required and coordinate implementation of small to medium level enhancements
  • Engage in activities to support upgrades to systems including impact assessment, testing and support during cutover and deployment
  • Participate in local and global projects
  • Help drive process improvement initiatives to optimize user experience and business understanding of solution
  • Keeping management apprised of developments through clear and timely communication
  • Participating in roadmap discussions and vendor assessments


Skills
 

  • Must have 5 years SAP FICO experience
  • Minimum 5+ years SAP ECC configuration experience in FICO. With some cross-functional skills in Fixed Assets, Project Systems, Sales and Distribution, Materials Management and Plant Maintenance
  • Experience with integration to third party solutions such as Ariba, Concur, Opentext, Vertex and Workday
  • BA/BS degree in Information Systems, Engineering, or relevant business discipline
  • Experience and understanding of SAP ABAP is desired
  • Background/experience as a Sr. consultant, functional expert or similar role is highly desirable
  • Experience with at least two full life cycle implementations
  • Previous experience in gathering business requirements and clearly translating into specifications for IT solution design (concept to production)
  • Must be able to work independently, interact with core team members, and be dedicated to drive system improvements without day-to-day supervision
  • Experience working in medium to large groups facilitating group discussions is required
  • Must be able to manage multiple priorities and projects simultaneously
  • Skilled in problem/incident management, SLAs – Service Level Agreements and full lifecycle system support
  • Excellent verbal/written communications skills. Strong presentation and negotiation/conflict resolution skills
  • Experience in Pharmaceutical, Biotech, or other validated environment highly desired
  • Education: BA/BS degree in Information Systems, Engineering, or relevant business discipline


Required Skills
 

  • Defining Requirements
  • Fico
  • Full Life Cycle
  • SAP
  • Systems Analyst 

Skills:

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