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Houston, TX, US, 77024

Job Function:  Information Technology
Requisition Number:  780

Title:  SAP FI/CO Functional Specialist


The IT Finance Accounting Specialist position is a blended role requiring a strong background in both Finance/Accounting and in IT. The ideal candidate will have a career history as a functional analyst in a downstream Oil & Gas or manufacturing company. This is necessary for the role, which requires working closely with the business to understand and clarify the business requirements, and to then translate those requirements into a solution design which can be implemented within our ERP landscape in a cost-efficient and scalable manner. This position is responsible for leading business process and information technology initiatives for the Finance and Accounting function. This person will also be responsible for maintaining expert knowledge on processes and integration areas with other business functions (Commercial, Supply Chain, Operations, HR).This person will also be responsible for maintaining expert knowledge on processes and integration areas with other business functions (Finance/Accounting, Supply Chain, Operations).




  • Bachelor’s degree  in computer science, information systems, business administration, or related field or comparable work experience required
  • SAP Expertise in at least one discipline – certification preferred




  • 7+ years of experience with a degree, preferably in a multi-site downstream oil & gas and/or a retail environment


  • Finance and Accounting process and systems integration expert for Oil & Gas trading and downstream operations businesses


  • Business case and requirements gathering


  • Scope development and prioritization


  • Expert level SAP Finance and Accounting Process and Configuration Knowledge


  • Demonstrates extensive understanding of business processes related to ERP systems and experience with industry-specific modules/products
  • Knowledgeable of the systems development life cycle and structured analysis
  • Ability to deliver in a rapidly growing company and entrepreneurial environment - reliable, result orientated and able to work well under pressure.
  • Business knowledge on the following areas:
    • Financial Accounting in A/P, A/R, & GL
    • Managerial Accounting
    • Asset Management
    • Project Accounting
    • Intercompany processes
    • Tax
    • Consolidations & Eliminations
    • Monthly/Quarter/Yearly Close & Reporting
    • Project, Financial, Vendor, & Resource Management skills




  • End User Support for all financial accounting related issues
  • Acts as Business Liaison and Project Delivery Leader
  • Resident expert and owner on how applications and technology (web services, interfaces, partner portals, etc) is leveraged to support front, mid, and back office Finance and Accounting activities
  • Resident expert and owner on Finance and Accounting processes and the integration points across business functions & technology
  • Ensure end to end understanding of Finance and Accounting related business processes and systems solution 
  •  Perform other duties as assigned





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