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    Finance and Economics
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  • Languages
    English German
  • Experience Required
    1 - 2 Years
  • Degree Required
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    • Date Posted
      February 12,2021
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    Lead, Business Analyst Finance ERP

    Johnson & Johnson is seeking a Lead, Business analyst Finance ERP within the Supply Chain Business Technology team for Pharma Commercial EMEA and J&J Russia. The position is based in EMEA.

    In the Finance ERP domain, Galaxy SAP is the main application for over 50 Management Reporting Companies in the region to manage their Order to Cash (OTC) and Commercial Finance processes. The role requires an in-depth and broad understanding of business processes & application design, coupled with skills to maintain relationships with partners across Business and Technology.

    You will handle business process alignment, requirements definition, functional solution ownership and implementation of new and enhanced functionalities, further advance finance OTC product & capability roadmap development of emerging technologies for areas including, but not limited to Invoice to Cash, Source to Settle, Account to Report, Management Accounting and Financial Compliance. You will be the Functional Owner for a specific Finance process area, partner with specialists across departments on Finance capabilities to enable their design, build, and ongoing sustainment.

    We are a customer and product centric team, where everything we do starts and ends with the customer.


    • Business process alignment and solution ownership:

    Act as key partner for Finance business teams such as Global Service Finance, Business Service Finance CoE and Tax CoE. Guide the business owners in prioritization of initiatives and process improvements. Initiate and implement improvements to support the business’ objectives. Keep close contact with business and stay up-to-date with market dynamics. Ensure presence by connecting closely with key users. Act as “eyes, ears and voice” in and across the region.

    Acquire good knowledge on how processes are adopted and used by different user groups and geographies. Act as Functional Solution Owner for the domain, possessing both in-depth process and in-depth technology knowledge. Design lean and effective cross module processes. Decide which improvements can be implemented and when. Balance between standards, strategies and business need to guide well informed decisions. Balance local requirements with regional re-usability.

    Perform FIT/GAP analysis comparing current business processes & capabilities and the future processes. Pro-active exploration of improvements, functional capabilities as well as innovative technologies (continuous process improvement). Showcase knowledge of changing business processes & the subsequent impact on applications.

    • Implementation of improvements and projects

    Translate business requirements into User Stories, use cases and acceptance criteria in the AGILE methodology. Explain to Business partners how requirements are implemented from a functional standpoint in SAP.

    Align with the Product Owner Finance on solution vision and prioritization. Design functional solutions with clear indication which capabilities are available (in standard SAP or J&J) and which need improvement. Interlink design consequences to other workstreams and initiatives to guarantee scalability and success.

    Ensure the quality & compliance of the solution delivery, both functional and technical. Be part of the scrum team. Transfer and clarify the requirement and solution concept to functional analysts for configuration and developers for coding. Define impact of and review changes to the SAP system and ensure every result is aligned to a definition of readiness. Coordinate, prepare and support user training, business simulation testing and user acceptance testing.

    Serve as domain specialist for the functional process. Liaise with the Platform Service Owner for support of L3 tickets and changes. Provide functional expertise & drive the accurate solutions. Perform project assessments. Define project scope, business benefits, solution concept, budget, planning, potential risks & constraints. Take ownership for successful initiation, planning, execution and closure of the project.


    • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Economics or other related field. Professional certifications are a plus, especially in SAP FICO, Project Management and ITIL.
    • Solid grasp of OTC and Commercial Finance process in the Pharmaceutical industry.
    • At least 5 years of IT experience in a corporate environment supporting SAP projects required, with hands-on functional configuration experience with SAP-FICO.
    • Consistent record in IT project management and leading small team prefered. Knowledge of PMx framework.
    • Detailed knowledge of SAP-FICO integration with MM and SD.
    • Experience with interfaces, IDOCs, ABAP and/or SAP authorizations is a plus. Ability to debug ABAP code.
    • Experience in FICO requirements capturing; customer interaction, detailed documentation of requirements and functional specifications, creation of process and data flows.
    • Ability to work in a virtual setup (combination of onshore and offshore), including diverse groups of people with varied backgrounds and cultural experiences.
    • Strong collaboration and team building skills.
    • Strong analytical skills and problem-solving skills.
    • Good people skills and a proficient knowledge of English language.
    • Result driven, quick learner, self-starter, work independently.
    • Strong planning and tracking skills. Realistic planning and delivery according to plan.
    • High sense of compliance. Solid knowledge of formal Change Management and System Development Life Cycle methodologies. Knowledge of SOX compliance is plus.
    • Knowledge of MS office tools is a must.
    • Experience with JIRA and XRAY.
    • Ability to travel 20 – 30% of the time

    Please submit your CV in English language.

    What’s in it for you…?

    “Caring for the world, one person at a time…”

    As an employee, we consider you as our most valuable asset. We take your career seriously. As part of a global team in an innovative environment, your development is key and our day-to-day responsibility. Through e-university, on job training, various projects, and programs, we ensure your personal growth. Our benefits ensure we care for you and your family now and in the future! We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status.

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    France, United Kingdom, Ireland, Netherlands, Italy, Germany, Spain
    Janssen Pharmaceutica N.V. (7555)
    Job Function
    Info Technology
    Requisition ID
    Open Positions from Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies
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