Sumitomo Rubber USA manufactures and sells a wide range of automotive tires in the US and internationally. Located in Tonawanda, NY (a suburb of Buffalo) our growing workforce produces over 4 Million tires annually for a variety of applications such as passenger cars, trucks, buses and motorcycles.

The transition to Sumitomo Rubber USA brings exciting new opportunities for the Company's existing and prospective employees in Western New York. Sumitomo Rubber Industries, Ltd., whose Global Headquarters is located in Kobe, Japan, has a rich and successful history dating back to 1909. This trend is set to continue with the Company's formal entrance into North America through the former Goodyear Dunlop Tires North America, Ltd. facility, and through planned investments into the Company's infrastructure, manufacturing processes, and work force.

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SAP Finance Analyst
Summary
Title:SAP Finance Analyst
ID:1209201620
Job Grade:E04
Location :Tonawanda, NY
Description

Sumitomo Rubber USA, LLC. manufactures and sells a wide range of automotive tires in the US and internationally. Located in Tonawanda, NY (a suburb of Buffalo) our growing 1,200 employee workforce produces over 2.6 Million tires annually for a variety of applications such as passenger cars, trucks, buses and motorcycles. The transition to Sumitomo Rubber, USA brings exciting new opportunities for the Company’s existing and prospective employees in Western New York. The Tonawanda facility will transition to become US headquarters for all functional areas of the business including Sales & Marketing, Finance, Accounting, Engineering, R&D, Operations Management, and more.

Sumitomo Rubber Industries, Ltd., whose Global Headquarters is located in Kobe, Japan, has a rich and successful history dating back to 1909. This trend is set to continue with the Company’s formal entrance into North America through planned investments into the Company’s infrastructure, manufacturing processes, and work force.

SAP Analyst - Finance

Position Summary: The SAP Analyst will lead the creation, implementation, and ongoing maintenance and support of identified reporting, planning and analytical functions within the new, developing SAP installation.

Reports to: IT Manager

Essential Functions/Duties:

  • Analyzes and evaluates complex business functions and processes for designated departments and their functions/activities including Accounting and Finance.

  • Manages day to day project activities to ensure business requirements are translated to applications.

  • Interfaces with department process owners and users to identify, define, and document operational needs and objectives, current operational procedures, problems, input and output requirements, and levels of systems access.

  • Defines and documents SAP Financial and other systems processes and transactions in support of business processes defined by department process owners.

  • Performs complex functional configuration tasks for the SAP Financial and supporting systems modules to develop prototype solutions to business requirements and to implement fixes, changes, and enhancements.

  • Performs complex unit and integration testing for assigned modules from production to development, troubleshoots configuration and master data problems after release strategy changes and/or upgrades and other functional configuration changes have been created, and makes changes in configurations to resolve errors.

  • Develops and organizes module/process testing through user testers, providing training and direction on test procedures and documentation/feedback methods.

  • Tracks and documents changes in complex functional and business specifications and writes detailed procedures that can be easily understood by end-users.

  • Identifies opportunities for improving business processes in partnership with process owners and management through SAP Financial and associated information systems.

  • Analyzes the feasibility of and develops requirements for new systems and enhancements to existing systems and ensures that the system design fits the needs of the users.

  • Provides technical assistance in training, mentoring, and coaching professional and technical staff on matters related to assigned area.

  • Trains users and supports training in the usage of SAP Financial, and related systems.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • BS in Information Systems or related discipline (Finance, Accounting, Business Systems, etc.).

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a similar role, and hands-on Functional Configuration and Systems Design experience.

  • Knowledge of Financial system modules: General Ledger, Accounts Receivables, Accounts Payables, Procurement, Material Management, Inventory Management, Asset Accounting, Logistic Invoice Verification, Indirect Taxes, Cost Center Accounting (Activity Types, Internal Orders, Cost Element Accounting, Sales Order Controlling), Profit Center Accounting and Profitability Analysis.

  • Knowledge of integration points between FICO and Material Management / Production Planning / Plant Maintenance modules.

  • Tools knowledge: SAP Query, Report Writer/Painter.

  • Excellent demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills for complex problems.

  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and delegate work to others in an effective matter.

  • Must be able to interface well with people across various levels of the organization and across all departments.

  • Ability to successfully work independently with little supervision while consistently utilizing initiative and good judgment.

     

Sumitomo Rubber, USA offers competitive compensation and benefits packages. If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply at https://careers.sumitomorubber-usa.com/x/openings.

 

EOE M/F/Disabled/Veterans, Sumitomo Rubber, USA is an equal opportunity employer committed to workforce diversity.

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