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SAP FICO Analyst

Waltham, Massachusetts

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Overview

Our IT ambition is to be recognized for ‘Transforming National Grid into the leader of the digital energy future’.

Market innovation will drive the digital utility.

We plan to enhance our IT offerings, mature the way we interact with our business partners, and transform the culture of our teams.

Culturally, we will be placing a stronger emphasis on designing systems around the end user. We are establishing an operating model based on accountability and empowering our workforce to share ideas and drive continuous improvement. There will be clear career options within the company, both management and technical. We are focusing on enhancing and investing in both leadership capability and developing necessary technical expertise.

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What makes you a successful Information Technology team player at National Grid? Check out the top traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right mix.

  • Strategic
  • Inventive
  • Collaborative
  • Proactive
  • Results Driven
  • Leadership

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Benefits

  • Healthcare

  • 401(k)

  • Continuing
    Education

  • Paid Time Off

  • Employee
    Assistance (EAP)

  • Health & Wellness

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Responsibilities

About us

National Grid is hiring a Functional SAP FI/CO Analyst for our IT Department in Waltham, MA.  Every day we deliver safe and secure energy to homes, communities, and businesses. We are there when people need us the most. We connect people to the energy they need for the lives they live. The pace of change in society and our industry is accelerating and our expertise and track record puts us in an unparalleled position to shape the sustainable future of our industry.

To be successful we must anticipate the needs of our customers, reducing the cost of energy delivery today and pioneering the flexible energy systems of tomorrow. This requires us to deliver on our promises and always look for new opportunities to grow, both ourselves and our business.

Job Purpose

National Grid IT team is seeking an innovative, adaptable, and results-oriented Functional Analyst. The role requires the individual to understand the business process and system process. The Functional Analyst will be required to partner with Project Managers, Business Stakeholders, and IT interfacing groups lead. The role involves eliciting, analyzing, validating and managing of requirements, business processes and high-level solution designs.  The Functional SAP FI/CO Analyst will be a key contibutor to the company and department's successful SAP implimentation.

Key Accountabilities

  • Perform complex analysis, design, development, testing, and debugging of computer system application software.
  • Perform activities ranging from software design, operating architecture integration, and selection of computer systems.
  • Apply knowledge of one or more technologies, and of one or more platforms and programming languages. (ex: Oracle CIS/Fusion, Alteryx, Tableau, Salesforce, MuleSoft/API, MQ series, JCAPS).
  • Apply integration and custom development expertise in industry standard programming languages to convert functional and technical requirements into business solutions.
  • Create system design work products including conceptual designs and logical technical designs - Work effectively with 3rd party suppliers.
  • Perform project tasks following National Grid approved Software Development Lifecycle model - Concurrently manage multiple project assignments.
  • Support transformation of the IS organization into a proactive, value-added, business-focused service provider.

Supervisory/Interpersonal- Experience Required

  • Demonstrate valued business partner capabilities and behaviors in all interactions with colleagues, vendors and business stakeholders.
  • Self-directed and motivated.
  • Possession of excellent interpersonal, team, and relationship-building skills.

Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science/engineering or in related field strongly preferred
  • 3+ years of experience as a Functional Analyst in SAP- FICO or experience with the SAP-ISU is a plus
  • Experience with 2+ end to end SAP implementation within FICO module
  • SAP FICO - Configuration experience is a must
  • Conducted testing in FICO , created test scripts, fixed defects
  • Should have conducted requirement gathering sessions/workshops, design, document functional specifications and reviewed technical specification
  • Conducted testing in FICO , created test scripts, fixed defects
  • 2 years or more experience with Agile software delivery models (Kanban, Scrum, etc.)
  • 2 years or more experience using the JIRA, XRAY, Neoload and Tosca is plus
More Information

This position has a career path which provides for advancement opportunities within and across bands as you develop and evolve in the position; gaining experience, expertise and acquiring and applying technical skills. Internal candidates will be assessed and provided offers against the minimum qualifications of this role and their individual experience.

National Grid is an equal opportunity employer that values a broad diversity of talent, knowledge, experience and expertise. We foster a culture of inclusion that drives employee engagement to deliver superior performance to the communities we serve. National Grid is proud to be an affirmative action employer. We encourage minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans to join the National Grid team.

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  • 2016 World's Most Ethical Companies www.ethisphere.com
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  • Human Rights Campaign 2018 Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality 100% Corporate Equality Index
  • Best in class 2017 4017(k) plan sponsor
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