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SAP FICO Functional Analyst

  • Salary: £550 - £600 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Hampshire
  • Sector: SAP
  • Date posted: 08/02/2018
  • Job reference: J381321A

My client, an international engineering company based in Hampshire, is currently seeking a SAP FI/CO Functional Analyst to join them on a 6 month contract role.

You should ideally be immediately available or on a maximum of 2 weeks' notice, and be set-up to work through your own limited company or via an umbrella company.


The (SAP FI/CO) Functional Analyst is newly created, crucial role in the SAP AMS (Application Management Services) organisation and is responsible for the analysis, design, configuration and support of the SAP FI/CO module to meet the business needs of the cross divisional back office processes.

Working closely with our customers to deliver, maintain and troubleshoot and enhance SAP functionality, the FI/CO specialist adds value to the AMS organisation through their knowledge of the FICO module and knowledge of its integration with other modules (Logistics (MM & SD)/PS/HR/Ariba/SRM) and BW (BI/BO/BPC)


  • Provides specialist level functional and configuration knowledge in designing SAP solutions in the FI/CO modules of ECC 6.
  • Sound configuration knowledge of master data, GL, AP, AR, Asset accounting and Treasury.
  • In depth configuration knowledge of cost element, cost centre, internal orders, result analysis/revenue recognition, product costing, profitability analysis and profit center accounting.
  • Detailed understanding and knowledge of configuration dependencies and integration points between separate functional modules of SAP (PS/Logistics (MM & SD)) with a focus on billing types (Resource-related billing, Lumpsum, Fixed price and delivery based billing) and revenue recognition methods.
  • Conducts or participates in user requirements gathering, blueprinting & documentation designs.
  • Ensure compliance to existing, and development of required data and reporting standards. Ensure the integrity of the finance configuration of the SAP system across multiple landscapes.
  • Support business implementations by sharing best practice configuration skills.
  • Assist with responding to user requirements, problem resolution, develop designs, and process modeling.
  • Conduct configuration changes to accommodate change requests and prototype activities.
  • Demonstrate proof of concept and assist in training activities
  • Perform initial testing of problem fixes, change request, enhancements, and new functionality.
  • Work with the Service Desk to facilitate incident & problem resolution.
  • Work with SAP to resolve software bugs.
  • Keep abreast of SAP releases, enhancements/new functionality and perform application research.
  • Participate in release upgrade or new functionality / enhancement assessments and make recommendations.
  • Perform break/fix analysis and recommend solutions for finance related processes.
  • Develops functional specifications and works with BASIS and ABAP personnel resources to complete object development and testing.
  • May be required to lead and coordinate the work of a small team.
  • Understands the business processes and how the application supports the processes. Applies this knowledge to solve problems and deliver changes.
  • Understands and applies clients' methodologies and procedures.


  • A university degree or relevant experience in Finance or Information Management.
  • 5 Years of hand-on SAP FI/CO configuration experience.
  • Integration Experience with Logistics, Procurement, PS and HR.
  • Good understanding the OTC, RTR, PTP and HR Processes as it interacts with FI/CO as per the standard SAP process model.


  • Experience or exposure to IT Governance.
  • Exposure to ITIL Framework.
  • Domain Expertise in Engineering & Construction
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