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Senior Analyst, SAP FI/CO

Job Number:  44790
Group:  Magna Corporate
Division:  Magna IT USA - Troy
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular


Group Description

At Magna, we create technology that disrupts the industry and solves big problems for consumers, our customers, and the world around us. We’re the only mobility technology company and supplier with complete expertise across the entire vehicle.

We are committed to quality and continuous improvement because our products impact millions of people every day. But we’re more than what we make. We are a group of entrepreneurial-minded people whose collective expertise gives us a competitive advantage. World Class Manufacturing is a journey and it’s our talented people who lead us on this journey.


Role Summary

This position needs an analytical, well-educated, knowledgeable, and motivated team-player with strong IT background, work ethic and integrity that will become a key part of “Global IT” to implement and provide adequate, 24x7 support for FICO (Finance and Controlling). Need to provide support at the time of month end closing to our finance SAP users’ community. Suggest, configure, and implement improvements time to time for FI/CO processes using SAP. Should be able to provide training to users if needed or requested. This role uses business knowledge, IT background, finance & controlling concepts and good communication skills.

Key Responsibilities

  • Analyze business requirements and gaps not met by the existing systems / implementations.
  • Identify feasible solutions within SAP framework and estimate effort needed to meet those business requirements and gaps.
  • Implement solutions using SAP configuration, master data setup or code and support roll-out projects.
  • Provide day-to-day SAP end-user support.
  • Create a positive work environment by demonstrating and sharing functional/technical knowledge.
  • Complete other duties as required by the Manager from time to time.
  • Effectively uses teamwork to positively contribute to a high morale/high-performance team culture, consulting attitude and strong personal integrity.
  • He/she ensures global support.
  • Perform a complete, detailed needs analysis evaluating available applications and identifying opportunities for enhancing existing systems. 
  • Assist in the coordination and collaboration of external consultants (Customer & Suppliers) as well as internal team members.
  • Time tracking and documentation according to Magna Global IT standards
  • Ensures billing of his/her projects and changes
  • Design practical, creative, conceptual technical solutions for business requirements balancing appropriate technology, cost and implementation timeline. 
  • Develop and adhere to standards for design, coding, testing, change control, code deployment, software controls, configuration management, continuous integration, and trouble-shooting and root cause analysis of application problems. 

Knowledge and Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or similar discipline.
  • A minimum of 3 years working as a business analyst, systems analyst, systems training, systems design, technical support or applications programming.
  • Must worked on FICO modules in SAP and have a good understanding of Finance and Controlling module. Must have an understanding of FICO interaction with most of other SAP modules.
  • Involved in designing and configuring SAP finance solution on SAP S/4HANA platforms.
  • Must be able to communicate in English.
  • Experience in Automotive Industry is desirable.

Work Experience

  • 5 to 7 years of work-related experience.

Key Qualifications/Requirements

  • Project and Time Management Skills
  • Analytical and flexible approaches in the projects and coordination of available resources
  • High external and internal service orientation, initiative, creativity, diligence, accuracy and social skills
  • Excellent performance and organizational skills
  • Able to configure and support in FICO (S/4 Hana) modules in SAP.
  • Skilled in SAP Report Writer is a plus.
  • Must be able to work independently as well as a team player and can manage own workload.
  • Previous experience in SAP implementation and development of SAP configurations is preferred.
  • Able to collaborate with users, and have a strong desire to excel.
  • Familiar with one or more of the basic ERP system modules like Material Management, Production Planning, Sales & Distribution, Finance and Business Warehouse.
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal, good inter-personal skills.
  • Familiar with Microsoft Excel.
  • Profitability Analysis module expertise will be a plus.
  • Knowledge of Business Warehouse (BW) is preferred.
  • Monitor and test all FI/CO processes to insure solutions are not impacted by other module when upgrades and support patches get implemented or if the process changes in any other module.
  • Review and work up development requests & specs for ABAP programmers to develop customized functionality or reports to meet business requirements.
  • Need to maintain, support, train and enhance the functionality for following SAP modules but not limited to: 
  • Finance modules: Asset Accounting, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable & General Ledger Accounting.
  • Controlling modules: Cost Element Accounting, Cost Center Accounting, Product Cost Controlling, Profitability Analysis, Material Ledger and Project Systems

Additional Information

  • Constant sitting, standing and walking and occasional lifting/moving and bending. 
  • Constant manual dexterity, audio attention and visual attention. 
  • The majority of the job is performed in a standard office environment with minimal risk or harmful elements. 
  • Regular overnight travel up to 25% of the time

Awareness. Unity. Empowerment.

At Magna, we believe that a diverse workforce is critical to our success. That’s why we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We hire on the basis of experience and qualifications, and in consideration of job requirements, regardless of, in particular, color, ancestry, religion, gender, origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability or gender identity. Magna takes the privacy of your personal information seriously. We discourage you from sending applications via email to comply with GDPR requirements and your local Data Privacy Law.

Nearest Major Market: Troy
Nearest Secondary Market: Detroit

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