Location: Wokingham, Berkshire Salary: £30 - £38 per hour
Sector: Pharmaceuticals Specialism:
Type: Contract Contact: Sam Davies


FICO Lead needed for a multinational Pharmaceutical organisation based in Wokingham who are looking to employ an experienced FICO Lead with an in-depth knowledge of EMA Financial Systems.

The successful FICO Lead will want to work for this client not just because it's a great opportunity but also because they will give you a very competitive rate of pay: up to £38 per hour.

Some of the main duties of the FICO Lead will include:

* Support SAP FICO systems and business processes in EMA SAP Fusion markets
* Main point of contact for Finance community across EMA region for all queries & reporting requests relating to SAP Fusion, SAP BI, and related interfaces
* Work with Finance end users on issue resolution, diagnosing problems, identifying and documenting root causes, escalate to IT when appropriate
* Knowledge of SAP finance batch jobs and how it operates is essential
* Ability to articulate and translate business requirements
* Develop UAT plans and perform testing in HP ALM for SAP Fusion implementation, SAP/BI enhancements, break fixes, and SAP role changes
* Help prioritise and manage the escalation of SAP Fusion/BI issues and tickets
* Month-end, quarter-end and year-end support for EMA Finance users across the SAP Fusion markets
* Escalation point for any period end billing activities, reconciliation, queries and/or failures
* Liaise with Vision Care IT and EDI Technical Team to support implementation of EDI billing
* Ensure BPX Finance documentation (job aids, desk top procedures general information, batch jobs, etc) is kept up to date and centrally stored
* Identify areas for process improvement and implement changes ensuring no negative impact across other Finance and SAP FI/CO functions
* Support standardisation of process improvement and sharing best practice across the organisation
* Participate in Project teams as Subject Matter Experts on Finance Business Processes as required
* Ensure conformance to all company compliance and security policies and procedures

What you need to be the successful FICO Lead:
In order to be the successful FICO Lead and have a chance to gain such an exciting opportunity you will ideally need to have the following:

* In-depth understanding of SAP configuration and functionality across FI/CO and other associated modules (please note: this is not a hands-on configuration role)
* Proven experience in SAP FI/CO implementations and production support, either as Business Power User, or Functional Analyst
* Thorough knowledge and understanding of Finance core business processes
* In-depth knowledge and understanding of integration points with OTC processes (Intercompany billing, Customer Billing, Customer Master, Pricing, Order Flow)
* Proven knowledge of G/L, A/R, A/P, Cost Centre Accounting, Profit Centre Accounting, Profitability Analysis and Internal Orders, Procure to Pay processes, SAP Query
* SAP BI query and reporting knowledge
* Proven experience of handling VAT related changes (tax codes functionality and set up, VAT rate changes, condition records, customer master)
* Experience in interface support
* Highly computer literate, Proficient use of Microsoft packages, with emphasis on Excel and Visio

This really is a fantastic opportunity for a FICO Lead to progress their career. If you are interested please apply as soon as possible as this position will be filled quickly so don't miss out!

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