SAP Functional Analyst

Our client, a top-tier Management and Strategy consulting firm is seeking a qualified SAP Functional Analyst for a top tier US Bank. The ideal candidate will be responsible for analysis and design for Spend & Third Party Management Technology initiatives for the SAP Fieldglass application. Spend Management Technology supports the Re-Engineering and Expense Mgmt. businesses which are responsible for the Firm's sourcing, contracts, procurement, invoicing, accounts payable and third part risk functions. Our Fieldglass application supports the consultant on-boarding, time tracking and payment for our contingent workers. There is a new initiative to onboard Fieldglass SOW module which will manage Fixed price contracts & invoicing. Analyst will be responsible for doing functional analysis around integrations with Morgan Stanley systems. Analyst will be working with the Product owner & Fieldglass partners to document fit-gap analysis with current implementation, document data flow, coordinate with downstream and upstream systems for any impact/changes.

  Requirements & Qualifications:

  • Conduct analysis of business issues and challenges
  • Work with the product owners and business stakeholders to capture requirements during backlog grooming
  • Analyze, facilitate, model, and organize information to reconcile conflicts, elicit requirements and distinguish solution ideas from business needs
  • Create/ Groom user stories with detailed specifications; include mock-ups, workflows, data mapping and interface specifications where applicable
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with clients across all levels of the organization
  • Provide continuous feedback and assist with improvement of internal process and procedures
  • Complete any required data analysis to ensure reporting and interface changes can be easily taken up by our Data and Integration squad
  • Create clear polished presentations to be used to present solution options to the business
  • Identify, document, mitigate and communicate key risks and issues are to the appropriate stakeholders in a timely manner
  • Work with product teams in defining acceptance criteria and coordinating acceptance tests and issue resolution
  • Perform smoke testing and other types of tests to determine completeness of requirements.
  • Own user story quality. Collaborate with subject matter experts, sponsors, developers, and QA to reduce potential gaps in requirements and see the effort to completion
  • 3+ years in IT business analysis experience with overall 9+ years of IT development experience
  • 3+ years hands on experience in an Agile environment
  • Hands on experience with SAP Fieldglass SOW module a plus
  • Experience with Fieldglass connectors and reporting a plus
  • SQL/data querying skills
  • Experience writing user stories, inclusive of field definitions and associated
  • Experience with data and system flow analysis with proficiency using Visio
  • Polished oral and written presentation skills including graphic illustrations
  • Strong analytical skills with attention to
  • Ability to challenge requirements and suggest alternatives
  • Experience with Jira
  • Highly self-motivated, flexible, adaptable, with a strong technical aptitude
  • Ability to coordinate effectively with offshore and onsite teams
  • Result orientation - takes initiative to identify areas to add value and executes quickly and accurately