Avangrid Lead Analyst - SAP FICO in Augusta, Maine
Lead Analyst - SAP FICO
Company: AVANGRID SERVICE COMPANY
Augusta, ME, US Rochester, NY, US Orange, CT, US
About AVANGRID: AVANGRID, Inc. (NYSE: AGR) aspires to be the leading sustainable energy company in the United States. Headquartered in Orange, CT with approximately $39 billion in assets and operations in 24 U.S. states, AVANGRID has two primary lines of business: Avangrid Networks and Avangrid Renewables. Avangrid Networks owns eight electric and natural gas utilities, serving more than 3.3 million customers in New York and New England. Avangrid Renewables owns and operates a portfolio of renewable energy generation facilities across the United States. AVANGRID employs approximately 7,000 people and has been recognized by Forbes and Just Capital as one of the 2021 JUST 100 companies - a list of America's best corporate citizens - and was ranked number one within the utility sector for its commitment to the environment and the communities it serves. The company supports the U.N.’s Sustainable Development Goals and was named among the World’s Most Ethical Companies in 2021 for the third consecutive year by the Ethisphere Institute. For more information, visit www.avangrid.com (https://www.avangrid.com/wps/portal/avangrid/home)
Responsible for prioritizing SAP Support Team responsibilities related to providing design, configuration and ad hoc/custom reporting capabilities to the business units. Serves as primary contact with SAP
end users and process owners in a specified business area to understand ongoing process requirements (changes, modifications, improvements) and ensuing overall SAP data integrity for SAP FICO(Finance & Controlling)
MAJOR ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (Scope of work - range of responsibilities):
Develops solutions and/or configuration changes to meet ongoing end user requirements. Implements configuration changes as required and prepares specifications for approved changes for be performed by SAP IT support.
Acts as team leader for SAP Support Analysts in the business unit as well as works with other business units whenever applicable. Lead prioritization and planning of SAP Support Team responsibilities in a specific functional area coordinating with other functional areas when applicable.
Leads team of SAP functional analysts to coordinate integration points between SAP modules to ensure overall process coordination. Ensures interface data integrity. Work with external Software Factories to prioritize their work to maintain highest priorities for business are being worked on.
Work as team leader in projects with the possibility of project management.
Work with business partners to determine how to resolve business needs/fixes and prioritize work.
Provides timely and accurate solutions to the functional business areas, including unresolved SAP user requests from the service desk.
Develops, maintains and updates documentation including Business Process Procedures (BPPs), reference materials, training materials.
Changes request/transport review and approval.
Provides on-going end user training and end user support as required.
Completes Service Pack review and tests for all clients, (OSS support.)
Identifies available SAP functionality not currently being utilized.
Coordinates the definition, review, testing and approval of SAP security access for a specific user group.
Skills and Requirements
At least 5 years of IT experience, including SAP FICO Support experience.
Detailed, cross module SAP integration knowledge with SAP FICO is preferred.
Integration experience between SAP FICO, SD and MM modules
Integration experience between SAP and CRM systems
Experience working in Electric & Gas utilities preferred
Ability to understand the integration between SAP FICO and SAP FI-CA (contract accounts receivables & payables) modules
Broad knowledge of the principles, practices and procedures of the specific business unit is desirable.
Bachelor’s degree in Business or related Management fields, Computer Science, Information Systems or a related field. Equivalent work experience is acceptable.
Able to work with others to design effective process/system solutions.
Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office Products such as Word and Excel
Excellent communication abilities.
Ability to dig into technical solutions
Develop Self & Others
Empower to grow
Collaborate and Share
Be a role model
Focus to achieve results
Please note that any applicant who is not a citizen of the country of the vacancy will be subject to compliance with the applicable immigration requirements to legally work in that country
Avangrid employees may be assigned a system emergency role and in the event of a system emergency, may be required to work outside of their regular schedule/job duties. This is applicable to employees that will work in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, and New York within AVANGRD Network and Corporate functions. This does not include those that will work for Avangrid Renewables
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