Manager, IT Financials (SAP FICO)

at The Execu|Search Group
Published July 26, 2023
Location New York, NY
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


A retail company in New York City is currently seeking an experienced professional to join their staff as their new Manager, IT Financials (SAP FICO). In this role, the Manager, IT Financials (SAP FICO) will be responsible for managing and providing support/solution delivery to subsidiaries as it relates to finance processes, monthly/fiscal close, intercompany accounting and general finance/accounting troubleshooting.

***This is a Hybrid opportunity requiring the qualified professional to work onsite at least 3 days a week.***


The Manager, IT Financials (SAP FICO) will:

  • Provide customer service focused Production Support and analysis for FICO General Ledger, Intercompany processing and general accounting related to FICO
  • Conduct analysis of daily problems for trends and take steps to correct and mitigate future recurrences
  • Monitor IT operations, orchestrate service activities, manage escalations
  • Lead the continual documenting, monitoring, process improvement and provide training to users
  • Maintain a comprehensive understanding of all finance applications and remain informed of changes that have integration points or may impact supported areas
  • Serve as liaison between Global IT and Finance teams to deliver timely and expert insight on resolving issues; Ability to explain and translate system set up for all business models
  • Write or modify draft change request documents (CRD functional specifications) for changes to enhancements, interfaces or user exits.
  • Define test cases with business, prepare test data, perform T-Test, regression testing, integration testing of FICO, General Ledger, Statutory Ledger, fiscal close and other financial relevant functionalities
  • Coordinate User Acceptance Testing (UAT) with the user community and obtain approvals
  • Perform other duties, as needed


  • 5+ years of SAP FI/CO technical knowledge and experience
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science
  • Experience in SAP AFS, SAP IS-RETAIL, SAP CAR, SAP BW required
  • Experience in the Fashion Retail and/or Wholesale sett
  • Experience in IT accounting solutions and finance problem solving
  • Experience supporting local requirements such as taxes for interfaces
  • Solid problem solving and time management skills
  • Great interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Highly organized

Desired Skills:

  • SAP FI/CO certification
  • Bilingual (English and German, Spanish or Portuguese)
  • Experiences in SAP EWM, SAP S/4, Xstore, Microsoft Dynamics, Salesforce Commerce Cloud, UiPath solutions