SAP RTR Business Systems Consultant

Employer
AbbVie
Location
Lake County, IL, US
Posted
Oct 19, 2019
Ref
1906944
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Default point of contact for BTS with the business; brokers contracts between BTS and the business, and resolves client and BTS relationship issues. Manages and provides expert advice on, the selection, design, justification, implementation and business use of information systems. Analyzes business processes; elicits, analyzes, and documents business requirements; identifies alternative solutions, assesses feasibility and makes recommendations typically seeking to exploit and leverage new or existing technology components. Translates business requirements into functional requirements; performs data and process modeling; manages change; and leads, coordinates / performs testing, verification, and validation of requirements.
  • This position will be responsible for assisting in defining, designing, governing and delivering solutions that enable and enhance AbbVie's Record to Report (RTR) and Finance processes in SAP.
  • Provides process expertise and solutions in SAP FICO and integration with other SAP Modules and non-SAP tools like Vertex, Nakisa Lease Administration, Hyperion Financial Management (HFM), Blackline etc.
  • Experience and thorough SAP Functional knowledge in FICO, General Ledger Accounting, Asset Accounting, Accounts Payable, Account Receivable, Material Ledger, Intercompany Margin Accounting, Legal entity structures, Financial Reconciliation, Closing and Consolidations.
  • SAP S/4HANA and Central Finance experience is preferred.
  • Understands business processes, accounting principles, systems configuration, enhancements and data or enables related processes.
  • Works directly with business unit clients to understand specific business processes and business drivers and business strategy across multiple business units; identifies and communicates resulting needs and opportunities for business process improvement that can be enabled via technology;
  • Responsible for compliance with applicable Corporate and Divisional Policies and procedures including code of conduct, safety, SOX compliance, data security, and the software development lifecycle.
  • Proactively seeks out strategic business opportunities for the application of new or existing technology capabilities (across multiple business areas) with high-level business unit executives providing key opinion-leading clients with comprehensive strategic analyses and insights to help them discover strategic uses of technology products and services.
  • Develops, leads, or reviews the creation of information systems strategy to support the strategic requirements of multiple business areas. Identifies the business benefits of alternative strategies. Ensures compliance between business strategies and technology directions. May prepare testing plans to confirm that requirements and system design are accurate and complete. Conducts training.
  • Makes recommendations to process stakeholders regarding the correct approach to achieve process improvement objectives. These may include business process outsourcing or application development.
  • Develops business relationships and integrates activities with other BTOs to ensure successful implementation and support of project efforts. Manages relationships between clients involved and BTOs to assure effective communication between the groups is occurring. Brokers services within BTS on behalf of customers; coordinates portfolio of solutions and identifies interdependencies.
  • Allies with other BTOs to remain current on project status, and inform customer management of progress; conversely, keeps BTS managers aware of user issues and resolves conflicts. Identifies the impact of any relevant statutory, internal or external regulations on the organization's use of information.


  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent education and typically 10+ years of experience, Master's Degree or equivalent education and typically 8+ years of experience. 5+ years of experience in application program development. Work experience in the pharmaceutical industry preferred.
  • Requires in-depth knowledge of the systems development life cycle, client area's functions and systems, and systems application program development technological alternatives.
  • Strong understanding of developing complex interfaces.
  • Ability to resolve complex issues in high stress and high-pressure situations.
  • Effective communication and influencing Senior Leaders in business and IT.
  • Critical Thinking.
  • Coaching and mentoring business and IT resources to ensure effective and sustainable application designs.
  • Ability to travel globally.