Business Analyst

Elevate Direct
€50 - €55 hourly
11 Jul 2018
25 Jul 2018
Professional / Specialist
Contract Type
Contract / Interim

Business Analyst - SAP/FICO - Beerse, Belgium

The Business Analyst is part of the Finance team, reporting to the Product Line Owner Finance, within the Pharm Commercial I/T EMEA organization. In the Finance and Deliver domain, Galaxy SAP is the main application for more than 30 MRCs in the region to manage: Account-to-Report, Order to Cash and Procure-to-Pay processes, as well as Legal, Corporate and Management reporting. The Business Analyst role requires a broad understanding of application design and business processes, coupled with skills to manage relationships with the Business and across IT. In his/her position is supporting the Functional Process Owner for Business process alignment and Implementation of improvements for the process.


  • Support Domain/Process owners for Account to report, Invoice to cash, procure to pay, management accounting and Master data.
  • Support Domain/Process Owner for all the changes that are implemented for the process on the platform.
  • Serve as Subject Matter Expert for the functional process. Is able to design lean and effective solutions.
  • Strong knowledge on integration within the various SAP modules and able to propose effective integrations with internal and external partners (customer, supplier, logistic providers).
  • Support Domain/Functional Process Owner in prioritization of initiatives and identification of improvements.
  • Expert knowledge of changing business processes and the subsequent impact on applications. Solid knowledge of how processes are adopted and used by different user groups and geographies. Implementation of improvements
  • Support Domain/Functional Process Owner throughout the system life cycle of the process and/or cluster. Consulting IT Application Services (AS) during Functional & Technical Design, Build (ABAP, Security), Unit testing and System testing. Supporting Functional Process Owner for User Acceptance testing and Key User training.
  • Supporting planning and overseeing the successful deployment of changes into the live environment.
  • Applies compliance requirements within scope of responsibility, provides documentation as necessary, and participates in compliance activities as required
  • Ability to proper to understand challenge and document complex business requirements as for change to current processes as for new processes
  • Ability to design processes in the application in the area of expertise, as configuring the standard functionalities as specifying additional developments in order to meet business requirements
  • Ability to design lean and effective processes and how to monitor the quality of the process.
  • Ability to benchmark solution within J&J and in the external environment.
  • Benchmark solution in the different environments establishing best practices for defined processes
  • Provides mentorship or guidance to more junior staff.
  • Clearly understand the potential impact of system design/system change to the integrated SAP modules/interfaces involving respective experts and team
  • Hands-on functional configuration experience with SAP FI (G/L, AA, A/P, A/R) and CO modules:
  • Support Domain/Functional Owner to build a strong business case for new projects: Define project scope, business benefits, project budget and potential risks & constraints.
  • Working understanding of generally accepted project management methodologies, tools, and techniques
  • Act as key technical advisor to project teams and/or manage small sized projects.
  • B.A./B.S. degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Economics or other related field; an advanced degree is desirable. Professional certifications are a plus, especially in SAP FI CO, Project Management and ITIL.
  • IT experience in a corporate environment supporting SAP projects is required. Experience in managing and motivating people is an advantage. The ability to successfully prioritize and manage multiple activities is required.
  • Excellent knowledge of the SAP FI CO module and knowledge of the integration points with SAP MM, FI and CO modules.
  • Strong knowledge of Order to Cash process in particular and Supply Chain processes in general.
  • Experience in Finance requirements gathering; customer interaction, detailed documentation of requirements and functional specifications, creation of process and data flows
  • Ability to guide a workstream
  • Ability and knowledge of project planning and tracking skills; realistic planning and delivery according to plan.
  • Solid knowledge of formal Change Management and System Development Life Cycle methodologies.
  • Strong analytical skills and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong communication skills and a fluent knowledge of English.
  • Solid relationship-building skills, team player.
  • Strongly result driven, quick learner, self-starter.
  • Experience with interfaces, IDOCs, ABAP and/or SAP authorizations is a plus.
  • Knowledge of SOX compliance and/or GMP validation is a plus.
  • Good knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and other MS Office tools is a must.
  • Experience with HP Quality Center is a plus.
  • Additional information about the process

Johnson & Johnson is an American multinational medical devices, pharmaceutical and consumer packaged goods manufacturer founded in 1886.

This job with Johnson & Johnson is a temporary assignment and is being managed by Kelly Services on behalf of Johnson & Johnson. Successful candidates will be placed at the Johnson & Johnson assignment and managed by Kelly Services.