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IBM Client Innovation Center in Baton Rouge has an immediate opportunity for an experienced, forward thinking SAP Functional Specialist with a passion for growth and innovation. Join our team and utilize leading-edge technology to configure, develop, deliver and support applications for our clients in areas such as Mobile, Big Data, Cloud Computing or Smarter Commerce. Our clients are some of the world’s leading companies and the candidate will be a part of challenging projects to build and support technical solutions for their needs. The SAP Functional Specialist will work with clients to understand their business requirements, and help design a solution, using their business process knowledge. They will assist clients in the implementation, configuration, and support of SAP Functionality. The goal is to effectively integrate packaged technology into the client’s business environment in order to achieve client expected business results.
· Experience in SAP Accounts Payable and GL/AR. Fixed assets Knowledge of Fixed assets & controlling is an added advantage.
As a GBS SAP consultant, the candidate will deliver innovative business consulting, business process design, systems integration, and application design and management to leading commercial and public sector organizations in 17 industries worldwide. With access to resources that only a global leader can provide, as a consultant the candidate will learn valuable skills, gain access to a vast and diverse network of talented professionals, and enjoy unparalleled career, training, and educational opportunities. The IBM Client Innovation Center is an in-bound delivery model where we support our clients from our Baton Rouge, LA center. However, some travel is expected and all candidates must be willing and able to travel to meet our client needs across the US. Travel is typically related to knowledge transfer and training at the client site (Monday thru Friday). The candidate is expected to travel approximately 50% of the time. No remote opportunities exist. Join a leader. Consult with us.
Successful candidates for these positions will work onsite at the IBM Client Innovation Center in Baton Rouge. The IBM Client Innovation Center is an in-bound delivery model where we support our clients from our Monroe center. However, some travel is expected and all candidates must be willing and able to travel to meet our client needs across the US. Travel is typically related to knowledge transfer and training at the client site (Monday thru Friday). You are expected to travel up to 50% of the time. This is a traditional office position. You must live in, or be willing to relocate to, Louisiana. The work location is 100 North Street Baton Rouge, LA 70802. This is not a work from home position.
Health Insurance. Paid time off. Corporate Holidays. Sick leave. Family planning. Financial Guidance. Competitive 401K. Training and Learning. We continue to expand our benefits and programs, offering some of the best support, guidance and coverage for a diverse employee population.
Our goal is to be essential to the world, which starts with our people. Company wide we kicked off an internal talent strategy program called Go Organic. At our core, we are committed to believing and investing in our workforce through:
Skill development: helping our employees grow their foundational skills
Finding the dream job at IBM: navigating our company with the potential for many careers by channeling an employee’s strengths and career aspirations
Diversity of people: Diversity of thought driving collective innovation
In 2015, Go Organic filled approximately 50% of our open positions with internal talent that were promoted into the role.
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Required Technical and Professional Expertise
·At least 5 years experience in SAP Finance with expertise AP/AR/GL/Fixed Assets/Banking
·At least 1 full life cycle Implementation /Readiness to Travel/ English: Intermediate
·Strong knowledge of GL, AR, AP, CCA, PCA, Banking, integration points with SD and MM; basic ABAP debugging skills are a plus
·Strong configuration skills in the above FI-CO modules and knowledge of applicable master data (G/L accounts, Cost Centers, Profit Centers)
· Participate in business blueprint workshops; document business requirements; develop fit/gap analysis, functional and non-functional requirements and to-be process flows
· Influence business-process-related decisions, offer solution alternatives for optimization, simplification, and standardization of architecture, as well as integration with non-SAP legacy systems.
Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
· At least 5 experience in SAP Finance modules
· At least 1 full lifecycle implementations
· English : Intermediate
· Develop detailed functional design documents; develop and execute test scripts; support business with UAT, technical cutover activities and issue resolution during hyper care
· Ability to identify solution gaps and disconnects in existing solutions; ability to work with the on- and off-shore development teams to explain the proposed design and share best practices
· Strong written and verbal communication skills with ability to present to diverse audience
About Business Unit
IBM Services is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants that design, build, and run foundational systems and services that is the backbone of the world's economy. IBM Services partners with the world's leading companies in over 170 countries to build smarter businesses by reimagining and reinventing through technology, with its outcome-focused methodologies, industry-leading portfolio and world class research and operations expertise leading to results-driven innovation and enduring excellence.
Your Life @ IBM
Client Innovation Center: Baton Rouge
IBM is proud to partner with the State of Louisiana to continue to create jobs and opportunities in the technology sector - Jobs and Opportunities that provide IBM’s clients with services to address the ever-increasing demand for flexible software services.
We’re seeking forward-thinking innovators that hunger for continuous learning and are motivated by making a positive impact on the world. Innovators that are driven by making the world more instrumented, interconnected and intelligent.
We welcome the opportunity to embrace your talents and be part of our IBM family while learning on-the-job and building in-demand skills. We encourage taking on challenging project work – designing, building and supporting technical solutions for some of the world’s leading companies. Depending upon the project, you could find yourself developing advanced skills in technologies such as Java, SAP, Oracle, Big Data, Blockchain, among others.
Whether you have an interest in Analytics, Enterprise Applications, Interactive Experience & Mobile, or Application Development, the Baton Rouge Client Innovation Center has an opportunity for you!
Translate your expertise into a rewarding career.
For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.
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IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.