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SAP FICO Business Analyst

Company: Relypsa, Inc.
Location: Redwood City
Posted on: May 21, 2023

Job Description:

Company OverviewRelypsa, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of polymeric medicines for patients with conditions that are often overlooked and undertreated and can be addressed in the gastrointestinal tract. The Company's first medicine, Veltassa (patiromer) for oral suspension, was developed based on Relypsa's rich legacy in polymer science. Relypsa was founded in 2007 and, in September 2016, became a Vifor Pharma company. More information is available at .Product OverviewVeltassa (patiromer) for oral suspension was approved in October 2015 for the treatment of hyperkalemia, a condition defined as elevated blood potassium levels that can cause abnormal heart rhythms and even sudden death. A potassium binder, Veltassa is the first new medicine for the treatment of hyperkalemia in more than 50 years and is the first commercialized medicine resulting from Relypsa's polymer technology platform. Relypsa is committed to ensuring that people living with the burden of hyperkalemia have access to Veltassa .Position OverviewThe SAP Business Analyst is responsible for assessing, estimating, supporting and managing the effective and efficient delivery of the functional aspects of SAP projects, enhancements and service delivery (break/fix) across all supported instances. This is a new role and will be the primary SAP FI-CO business analyst for the site where SAP is being implemented.The SAP Business Analyst will be the key contact for Relypsa Finance Function, working on a daily basis with them. The SAP Business Analyst will collaborate with other team members, offshore/offsite/other global locations and external vendors, to ensure standard functionality in scope and approved enhancements are successfully delivered, as well as providing post go-live support, including and beyond hyper care phase, in resolving service delivery matters and ensuring SLA's for service are met.This position would require interfacing with Business Stakeholders, Global SAP Team, IT infrastructure & Development teams, External System teams and external software/consulting vendors to ensure that business requirements are met through proper system configuration.ResponsibilitiesParticipates with Business on SAP functionality demand to identify, document and prioritize Business requirements and consolidate supporting business cases.Performs design/configurations for approved large projects and small enhancements to existing projects. Prepares functional specifications for conversions and enhancements.Coordinates/collaborates with Architecture and Infrastructure Teams on best practices, design and environment setup.Defines solutions within SAP FI-CO to meet business requirements.Completes functionality testing and works with users to gain user acceptance testing sign-off.Serves as the subject matter expert for key SAP FI-CO processes within SAP as well as incoming and outgoing Finance related interfaces.Provides support in resolving production issues, identifying and implementing approved corrective and preventative actions in a continuous improvement mode.Keeps up to date on industry trends and innovations, changes in accounting rules, and future SAP development for their respective process areas or functional areas.Periodically shares summary of milestones achieved/ past accomplishments/future planned deliverables/risks or issues/help needed.Supports global SAP initiativesRequirementsBachelor's degree or equivalent in computer science, MIS, Business or related field.At least 5 years of experience in direct hands on requirements gathering & documentation, design, testing, implementation and support of the SAP FI-CO module with sound technical knowledge acquired from performing SAP configurations, customizations, administration and working on interfaces.S4 Hana experience is preferred.Thorough knowledge of cross functional integration of SAP FI-CO with SD & MM modulesGood understanding of business process related to SAP FI-CO modules. Knowledge of Indirect Procurement processes is preferred.Able to articulate solution options and using ERP configuration creatively versus developing enhancementsERP project management knowledge is essential. Experience managing IT projects is preferred.Ability and inclination to learn new business processes and applications including other SAP Modules.Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Strong English communication (written and verbal)Ability to set expectations, deliver user training, explain detailed technical concepts to peers, management and business partnersAbility to translate details into specific tasks needed to accomplish a task or solve a problemProven ability to navigate the technology environment and work effectively with multiple groups around the globeProficiency in use of MS Office products (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)As an employee of Relypsa, you will actively contribute to the development of potential new products. We provide opportunities for all employees to collaborate, offering visibility and opportunity to directly contribute to the companies' success. We realize that our strength and competitive advantage lie with our people. We support our employees in a number of ways to foster a healthy working environment, meaningful work, diversity and inclusion, mobility, networking and work-life balance. Our competitive compensation and benefit programs and RSUs reflect Relypsa's high regard for our employees.NOTE: This position summary is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.Relypsa is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Relypsa, Inc., Redwood City , SAP FICO Business Analyst, Professions , Redwood City, California

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