SAP FI CO Business Analyst - Dutch speaking

Next Ventures Ltd
550.00 - 600.00 EUR Daily
12 Jul 2018
19 Jul 2018
Professional / Specialist
Information Technology
Contract Type
Contract / Interim

Next Ventures is currently looking for a Dutch speaking SAP FI CO Business Analyst for a role based in Beerse.


The Business Analyst will form part of Finance team, reporting to the Product Line Owner Finance, within the organization.

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 this position is supporting the Functional Process Owner for Business process alignment and Implementation of improvements for the process.


Functional solution ownership

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).

Business process alignment

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

5+ years hands-on functional configuration experience with SAP FI (G/L, AA, A/P, A/R) and CO modules:

Project Management

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.

Required skills:

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.

5+ years of 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.

Start date: 3rd September

Languages: Dutch

Location: Beerse

Duration: 6 months

Rate: ???550-600 per day.

Please send your CV to (see below) or call me direct. I will call you back TODAY to discuss further with a view to securing an interview as soon as possible. We look forward to hearing from you.