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Sr. Business Systems Analyst, SAP P2P (Procure To Pay)
Ref No.: 20-02973
Location: South San Francisco, California
Job Title: Sr. Business Systems Analyst, SAP P2P (Procure To Pay)
Location: South San Francisco, CA
Pay Rate: Based on Experience
The Senior IT Business Systems Analyst will be part of the ERP team to provide IT Procurement solutions, with a focus on SAP MM, SRM Procurement, Receiving and FICO. Experience with integration of SAP with other procurement systems like GEP and Ariba is desirable. These solutions are delivered to the Global ERP Finance and Procurement team.  The solutions involve MM & Finance related configuration, developments & Integrations.
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 flexibility in work hours.
  • 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
  • Develop SAP interface design documentation  
  • 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
  • Minimum 5+ years SAP ECC configuration experience in MM. With some cross-functional skills in FICO, Fixed Assets, Project Systems & Plant Maintenance
  • Experience with integration to third party solutions such as Ariba, GEP, Opentext, and Vertex
  • 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