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Title:  SAP Business Analyst - Purchase to Pay

Job ID:  2229

Chicago, IL, US

Category:  Information Technology

Donnelley Financial Solutions (DFIN) is a leader in risk and compliance solutions, providing insightful technology, industry expertise and data insights to clients across the globe. We’re here to help you make smarter decisions with insightful technology, industry expertise and data insights at every stage of your business and investment lifecycles. As markets fluctuate, regulations evolve and technology advances, we’re there. And through it all, we deliver confidence with the right solutions in moments that matter. 


The SAP Business Analyst will provide end-user support within the SAP software environment. Employees in this role are responsible for specification and configuration of SAP application enhancements and proactive identification of opportunities to use SAP functionality to better support business processes. Successful candidates will work with project managers, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Business Application Managers, and information management and business representatives to keep abreast of operational issues and initiatives with a potential SAP impact.


  • The Procure-To-Pay professional will have a broad understanding of the Purchasing area, and design of best practices based on S/4HANA, interfaces within the PTP workstream, Non SAP and Partner systems.
  • In-depth knowledge of SAP procurement module
  • Responsible for owning processes among OTC and PTP SAP components
  • Lead / Participate in project team efforts for implementation and maintenance of SAP 
  • This resource will help design and execute the interfaces in the PTP processes across SAP, and partner systems. 
  • The PTP professional will partner with SAP cross functional teams including OTC, Finance and Data/Reporting to ensure consistency in the PTP processes across SAP 
  • Activities include implementing direct and in-direct Purchasing / Vendor Master / Material Master / Purchase Orders / Purchase Requisitions / Purchase Info Records. 
  • The PTP professional will be primarily responsible, but not limited to the Enterprise structure set up, configuration, best practice set up, testing of all relevant PTP processes. 
  • The PTP professional will liaise with colleagues from other workstreams to ensure configuration and design consistency. Knowledge, deep understanding and Experience of Enterprise Resource Planning software  
  • One should have experience of Guiding & providing Training to End Users around SAP- software solution 
  • This is an IT Analyst Architect role and require specialized experience in SAP software in different industries with different functionalities of the Business 
  • The application of systems analysis techniques and procedures, including consulting with users, to determine hardware, software or system functional specifications experience is required in SAP technology; design, development, documentation, analysis, creation, testing or modification of computer systems or programs in SAP Technology, including prototypes, based on and related to user or system design specifications experience is Required
  • Coordinate with the SAP users and SAP functional team. (Development to support) to ensure template documentation, including status reports
  • Arrange, lead, and participate SAP team meetings (developers and support) on a frequent basis
  • Review all development efforts affecting existing functionality to understand integration and process impact and include other module responsible in development work as required
  • Develop functional specs
  • Review functional and technical designs created by other consultants, applying in depth SAP knowledge
  • Effectively work with business and IT team to prioritize and plan implementation of changes
  • Consult with business users to interpret and understand issues, apply expertise to recommend appropriate solutions and analyze existing system application. This will include interpreting, analyzing and documenting requirements to issues raised by various persons within the organization
  • Support escalated application issues
  • Interface with client and vendor IT personnel to accomplish assigned deliverable
  • Directs the work done by vendors and consultants from outside the company to develop and implement system solutions and maintain overall system performance
  • Applies creativity and technical expertise, along with a solid understanding of business fundamentals, to create analytics solutions to business challenges
  • Uses best practices and knowledge of internal or external business issues to improve products or services
  • Solves complex problems and identifies innovative solutions
  • Builds knowledge of the organization, processes, and customers
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned


  • Total Experience: 5+ years
  • 4 years of experience configuring and implementing SAP
  • Strong functional knowledge of the system
  • Minimum of 2 Full Life-cycle implementations of SAP, from planning to configuration through go-live
  • Certification in at least one SAP module
  • Bachelor's or Equivalent Experience

Preferred Qualifications 

  • Experience with SAP ECC On-premise desired
  • Experience with integrations via SAP Cloud Platform desired
  • Experience with one or more SAP modules or applications a plus (FI-AP, MM, Concur, OpenText VIM)



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