Business Analyst Finance

Our client, a global manufacturing company, is looking for an astute Business Analyst – Finance based in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal.
Job Purpose:
Reporting to the Manager Business Analyst, the incumbent of this position will be responsible to evaluate, implement, design and support SAP Finance system application solutions to fit business process needs and ensure smooth         operations to improve business efficiency, automation and productivity.
Minimum Requirements:   
    • Relevant IT Degree / Qualification (min NQF 6)
    • Business Degree / Qualification will be an added advantage
    • SAP certification will be an added advantage
    • 6 – 10 years’ experience in an SAP Finance systems development environment in a specialist, supervisor or senior role and of which 5 years should be as a systems analyst in a manufacturing, or complex business environment
    • Experience with SAP configuration, interface development and advanced ABAP programming
Job Competencies:
    • Conforms to internal/external audit requirements in area of responsibility
    • Must be Performance Driven
    • Builds and maintains sound relationships and works well in a team
    • Ensures best practices
    • Responds in a positive and flexible manner to change and uncertainty
    • Thinks critically and analytically with the ability to work at a high level but also have attention to detail
    • Be an SAP Finance Functional & Technical expert.
    • Identify opportunities for continuous process improvement and digitalisation
    • Investigate and document business requirements within the SAP Finance module
    • Configure SAP Finance and related modules (Finance/Costing /Profitability Analysis /Project Systems)
    • Develop ABAP
    • Conduct testing of SAP Finance processes and system development
    • Manage go live and provide post go live support and documentation for implemented solutions
    • Provide Super User training for implemented solutions
    • Experience in SAP Project systems (PS), Real Estate (LUM) and Investment Management (IM) advantageous
    • Maintain and develop SAP workflows relevant to the SAP Finance module and business requirements
    • Maintain and develop Sapscript and Smartforms related to SAP Finance module
    • Perform upgrades and SNOTE implementations in SAP (Finance/Costing/Profitability Analysis)
    • Ensure effective management of legal, risk and good corporate governance in the business area
    • Take ownership of change, remove obstacles and obtain business buy-in
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