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SAP FICO Business Analyst

Date:  24-Jul-2022
Country/Region:  PT
Contract Type:  Unlimited
Requisition ID:  35349

"Technical Perfection and automotive passion" is what defines Faurecia. We design, engineer and provide the best in technology, systems and services for automobile makers in every major market on all five continents. If you share our ambition for technical perfection and our passion for all things automotive, Faurecia has a career for you.

"Faurecia, a driving force…for your professional growth."


IT at Faurecia is a key player in our ongoing strategy into a “Digital Transformation.” IT also plays a major role in guaranteeing the service and support that ensures our business succeeds in our fast-moving world.

Each day, IT teams are tackling critical challenges to help build Faurecia’s competitive advantage throughout Digital Transformation. Examples include developing mobile apps, harnessing and applying Big Data, engaging in predictive analysis, leveraging the cloud and contributing to Faurecia’s cultural shift to become a digitally advanced company. IT also plays a lead role in ensuring continuous optimization and cybersecurity of our company processes.


Our IT Department - Group Information Systems (GIS) is looking for a Finance Business Analyst to be based in Santa Maria da Feira (Portugal).
The Finance Business Analyst’s role is to support and enrich our SAP core model and other applications in the finance domain. You will support the global organization in the implementation of processes and tools, and act as a SAP expert bridge between the Business stakeholders and Group Information Systems for finance and accounting business processes. You will contribute to innovation and improvement opportunities in the Finance domain (Automation, Digital Transformation, Process Mining).

Main Missions and Results:

  • Act as internal SAP expert link for your domain : lead the implementation of the corresponding modules/tools in close cooperation with Users Community and Technical Teams;
  • Support the Functional Design Team Leader in developing and enhancing the ERP core system and other applications in the Finance area;
  • Be the functional expert for worldwide used tools and workflows;
  • Review and analyze the effectiveness and efficiency of existing systems and develop strategies for improving or further leveraging these systems;
  • Manage Service requests, support Finance on Incident reporting when necessary, understanding the incident root cause and helping to define corrective actions;
  • Participate in Projects and Conduct meetings with decision makers, system owners, and end users to define requirements and system goals, and identify and resolve system issues.;
  • Support integration activities for data migration, interfaces and data warehouse;
  • Coordinate and perform in-depth tests, including end-user reviews, for modified and new applications & functionalities, and other post-implementation support;
  • Create business requirement documents and technical specifications for finance areas, planning and monitoring change requests process within Global Information Systems.


What you bring with you:

  • An analytical mindset and ability to quickly establish successful cooperation with others.
  • A strong customer orientation and experience on technical topics and know-how on providing a service of excellence.
  • Ability to adapt to shifting priorities, demands and timelines together with good problem-solving capabilities
  • Ability to conduct research into systems issues


What we are looking for:

  • A degree in Engineering or Economics & Business School;
  • At least 4 years of professional experience in SAP FICO areas, ideally as an SAP Consultant or part of an SAP Support chain (with customizing and hands-on experience in the key SAP FICO functionalities);
  • Experience in SAP Concur, or VIM (Vendor Invoice Management) or experience on BI and Data Analytics projects will be an advantage;
  • Experience in ABAP programming or debug (optional) would be a plus;
  • Expertise in at least one of the financial processes (Accounts Payable/Receivable, Fixed Asset Accounting, or General Ledger) would be preferred;
  • Experience in project management or project mode is appreciated;
  • Fluency in English (mandatory);
  • Strong customer orientation and Good communication skills preferably in an international environment or GBS organization;
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment is a plus
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