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SAP Payroll Consultant
Ref No.: 18-40320
Location: Memphis, Tennessee
Position Type:Right to Hire
Start Date: 06/11/2018
 Purpose: Client has an evolving global HR platform that supports the needs of multiple countries and across multiple languages in order to meet the demands of the business. The SAP Payroll IT Business Analyst II will work in a team environment to recommend and deliver technology enabling global business processes in the SAP Payroll, Benefits, and Time modules. The ideal candidate will have an understanding of SAP HR specific modules supporting the SAP Payroll process. Knowledge of the integration of SAP HCM with other applications including SAP FI, SuccessFactors, Kronos, Workbrain will be helpful. This role will be responsible for the technical design and maintenance of our SAP Payroll function as well as being the leader for driving to consistency in processes and methodologies in all application areas.
Knowledge and Experience
This IT role will require technical and operational knowledge as well as a solid understanding of the associated business processes.
§  Minimum of 8 years of IT experience
§  3 – 4 years of multi-project experience
§  6 - 8 years of SAP experience preferred
§  Demonstrates ability to consult on technical direction for global Payroll initiatives
§  Demonstrates the ability to interact comfortably and effectively with various IT and business groups and their management     
§  Can effectively design technical processes and procedures
§  Understands organizational dynamics and makes recommendations
§  Ability to bring innovation and change to a significant IT functional area
§  Quickly understands technical concepts
§  Understands that difficult situations/projects/problems/etc, may call for different styles and approaches
SAP HR configuration experience in the following areas is preferred
§  SAP Payroll, Benefits, Time, Organizational Management, Personnel Administration, and Compensation.
§  Familiar with IDOC and ALE processes
§  Knowledgeable of the SAP integration between the SAP HCM modules and external systems like SAP ECC/BW, SAP Portals, SAP SuccessFactors, Kronos and Workbrain
Primary Responsibilities
§  Work cohesively with IT and HR resources
§  Understand, design, build, implement and sustain best practice solutions for the functional area
§  Track progress, communicate milestones and escalate issues to management 
§  Execute proof of concept testing in a cross team environment to validate design assumptions
§  Configure SAP HCM and other HR related applications to enable defined business processes and complete configuration documentation
§  Define and document functional specifications for custom developed applications based on business requirements
§  Perform testing to ensure the completeness and accuracy of the solution
§  Ensure the business needs are being met and that assignments are delivered on time by participating in project/planning meetings and communicating regularly with team management and team.
§  Identify, assess impact, and provide recommendation for resolution of issues related to HR business processes, procedural and system changes; escalate problems of high complexity and severity
§  Work with HR resources to support, identify, gather information, and develop change requests for existing sustain issues or new requirements
§  Analyze and understand business data to support decision making and effectively present information
§  Evaluate alternative procedural and systematic solutions that meet needs while maintaining business standards.
§  Technical skills to include understanding and debugging ABAP code
§  Ability to analyze application integrations and facilitate discussions with ITSS partners to resolve issues and/or improve application performance
§  Additional duties as assigned
The qualified candidate should demonstrate the following key competencies
§  Action Oriented
§  Problem Solving
§  Customer Focus
§  Business Acumen
§  Dealing with Ambiguity
§  Drive for Results
§  Learning on the Fly
§  Timely Decision Making
§  Peer Relationships
§  Integrity and Trust
§  Functional/Technical Skills
§  Technical Learning