Manager of SAP Accounting Systems

Published August 10, 2023
Location New Haven, CT
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


SAP Systems SME

New Haven, CT

Hybrid schedule: onsite 2-3 days a week/Possible remote

Direct Hire

USPRO is looking for someone to provide SAP expertise to our client out of New Haven, CT. You will be building an SAP support strategy for Finance that involves designing, managing, and optimizing key processes and workflows; Instruct and guide team on how to apply and maintain SAP technologies and provide user support and training.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Assist Finance to learn, apply, and maintain SAP technologies
  • Troubleshoot system issues and work with managed service provider to ensure problems are fixed correctly
  • Refine system configuration based on developing business needs; provide suggestions on how to optimize the systems and improve workflows
  • Manage master data and multiple reporting hierarchies
  • Manage report development in SAC
  • Identify opportunities to utilize and / or deploy SAP best practices
  • Identifying value-added and non-value-added processes
  • Help Finance streamline day-to-day SAP operations
  • Identify opportunities to simplify SAP instances
  • Develop metrics to help evaluate and improve the SAP systems and Finance performance
  • Developing infrastructure and enhancement standards and procedures
  • Keep current with trends and issues in SAP and Finance, including current technologies
  • Develop and maintain strong work relationships with key business leaders

Skill Qualifications:

Accuracy and detail orientation

  • Proficient in SAP system configuration and architecture
  • Organizational and coordination skills to support multi-tasking
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Advanced analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Knowledge of IFRS and/or US GAAP accounting and reporting beneficial but not required
  • Knowledge of NAIC requirements and statutory accounting beneficial but not required

Systems/Technical Knowledge:

  • SAP S/4HANA, including SAC, FPSL, and FSCD
  • Data integration software (e.g., Boomi, Talend)
  • SOVOS - Wings experience beneficial
  • Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Education and Experience Qualifications

Bachelors degree

6-8 years experience in SAP configuration and workflow optimization