SAP Financials Manager

at EDI Staffing
Published September 11, 2023
Location New York, NY
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


The role of the Manager, IT SAP Financials is to manage and provide support/solution delivery to subsidiaries as it relates to finance processes, monthly/fiscal close, intercompany accounting, and general finance/accounting troubleshooting. As a Manager, you will work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. Also develop problem solutions and be involved in test management, knowledge management and knowledge transfer. The role must have in-depth technical knowledge in SAP FI/CO, and requires general accounting knowledge. Additionally, the Manager will work directly with business leader and users to gather requirements, able to translate business change document (BCD) and draft change request document (CRD functional specifications), configure the requirements in the SAP system and write detailed user instructions and manuals.


  • Provide customer service focused Production Support and analysis for FICO General Ledger, Intercompany processing and general accounting related to FICO. Production support would specifically include answering questions, issue analysis and developing solution options for new business requirements.
  • Must 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
  • Demonstrate understanding of business processes, internal controls and compliance risk management, and related standards and best practices
  • Maintain a comprehensive understanding of all finance applications and remain informed of changes that have integration points or may impact supported areas
  • Communicate potential impacts and develop mitigation plans to minimize risk
  • 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
  • Provide SAP support to various internal and external business teams (Retail, Wholesales, Warehouse, Finance/Accounting and external business partners) to ensure SAP system process/flows for our various business channels are captured/recorded accurately
  • Manage projects with Project Manager and key business stakeholders; Responsible for the design and requirement gathering
  • 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


  • 5+ years of SAP FI/CO technical knowledge and experience is required including leading projects
  • Experience in other SAP modules such as SAP AFS, SAP IS-RETAIL, SAP CAR, SAP BW, SAP EWM
  • Experience in Fashion/Retail/Wholesale environments preferred
  • Experience in IT accounting solutions and finance problem solving
  • Experience supporting local requirements such as taxes for interfaces
  • Customer focused, results oriented and proactive
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions; ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations; ability to prioritize and manage commitments and adjust to changing priorities
  • Analytical, independent, structured, and careful work attitude, as well as organizational talent and assertiveness
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
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