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SAP FICO Senior Business Analyst

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Date: 01-Jan-2022

Location: Naas, KE, IE

Company: Kerry

About Kerry

Kerry employees are problem solvers. We seek innovative ideas to drive business growth and create new opportunities to nourish the planet's growing population through responsible, sustainable, and ethical practices.

Our expertise and offerings now include the customisation and production of ingredients, flavours and technologies across the food, beverage, and pharmaceutical industry.

All day, every day, we draw on our values of commitment, teamwork, excellence, entrepreneurship, and value creation as we partner with other industry leaders to bring better food, beverage, and pharma products to consumers around the world.

About the role

We are looking for a SAP FICO Senior Business Analyst to join our team. As a key member of the team you will focus on the deployment and enhancement of the KerryConnect Global Template for Finance.

Key responsibilities

  • You will be responsible for ensuring the system solution and ways of working support the Finance Operating Model and other specific business requirements in compliance with best practice and standards


Your work will include:

  • Leading requirements workshops and gap resolution processes with our business and analysing new business requirements.
  • Preparing functional specifications for RICEFWs (Reports, interfaces, conversions, extensions, forms, and workflows).
  • Generating required configuration rationales and executing the configuration in SAP.
  • Coordinating testing, including generation of test scripts, execution of product testing and supporting user acceptance testing.
  • Carrying out the relevant activities in site preparation, cut-over, and post-go live support.
  • Validating training material developed by the training team.

Qualifications and skills

  • Degree in ICT, Finance, or other related discipline
  • 5+ years post graduate experience in SAP Finance (GL, CO, AR, AP, Banking, Treasury & Indirect Tax) covering configuration and build
  • Experience in SAP deployment project lifecycle including design, configuration, test, data conversion and implementation of the technical aspects of the solution
  • Experience in OpenText & FSCM an advantage
  • Excellent document writing skills (e.g. functional specifications, business process design documents)
  • Strong project management and analytical skills.
  • A team player with strong inter-personal and communication skills both in a project environment and with business stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated drive and passion to achieve results with a proven track record in meeting challenging deadlines.