Enterprise Systems Design Owner, Financial Planning and Analysis & BPC

Department:  Information Technology
Date:  Nov 22, 2021

 

FMC Corporation is a global agricultural sciences company dedicated to helping growers produce food, feed, fiber and fuel for an expanding world population while adapting to a changing environment. FMC's innovative crop protection solutions – including biologicals, crop nutrition, digital and precision agriculture – enable growers, crop advisers and turf and pest management professionals to address their toughest challenges economically while protecting the environment. With approximately 6,400 employees at more than 100 sites worldwide, FMC is committed to discovering new herbicide, insecticide and fungicide active ingredients, product formulations and pioneering technologies that are consistently better for the planet.

FMC is a globally diverse organization that offers its employees exciting opportunities to work on challenging projects that are important to the achievement of our strategic objectives.  With a corporate culture of innovation, integrity, responsibility and customer intimacy, we foster “The Right Chemistry” in everything we do. We are looking for people to join us in creating, developing, and improving our products, our processes, and our markets. If you are ready to make a difference every day, FMC is ready to talk to you.  Visit FMC to learn more and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter

 

The Enterprise Systems Design Owner is accountable for ensuring the integrity and sustainability of the Global Solution Design, for specific business process areas (Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A)/Business Planning & Consolidation (BPC), and Transfer Pricing).


•    The Enterprise Systems Design Owner provides enterprise solution expertise and design approval by partnering within IT and Global Stakeholders (Functional and IT Center of Excellence (COE),  Enterprise Governance and Continuous Improvement (EGCI)) 
•    The Enterprise Systems FP&A/BPC Design Owner is accountable for governing, engaging on delivery of capabilities, and maintaining enterprise solutions aligned to the strategy of the Organization and the processes required by the Business.   
•    This role is Responsible for researching and communicating solution roadmaps and impacts to global design to impact stakeholders
•    Accountable for adhering to IT governance and change management controls.

The Enterprise Systems Design Owner for Financial Planning and Analysis is a highly integrated role, who will work closely with Global Process Owners, FMC’s Enterprise Governance and Continuous Improvement (EGCI) group, Project Management Office and various Functional and Technical Centers of Excellence to solution and design, evaluate and approve design, to introduce new design or enhance exsiting enterprise systems design while ensuring the integrity, scalability and sustainability of recommended solution.  

 

This role is responsible for monitoring projects, including resource assumptions, testing strategy, acceptance criteria, risk management, training materials and transition to IT and Functional COE’s.  In addition, this role may be responsible for project management and oversight, as well as execution of projects.  The individual in this role should be comfortable working Globally, on Localization matters.


Required Education


•    B.S. degree in a technical discipline (Engineering, Computer Science, Accounting Information Systems, Management Information Systems, Math) or a relevant Business discipline (i.e. Finance, Accounting, ) with demonstrated ERP experience. 

Qualifications: 
•    6+ years of project delivery experience in complex SAP environment; 
•    Specific experience implementing systems such as SAP BPC 10.1 embedded, BPC 11.0 , SAP SAC -Planning, IBP, S/4 Hana
•    Strong understanding of SAP Level 3, 4, and 5 processes within designated functional area
•    Proven experience with planning, budgeting, and forecasting models across domains, including workforce planning, Opex, Capex, Gross Margin, Accruals, Revenue, Cost Allocations
•    Strong Familiarity with integrated business processes and key performance metrics i.e. BPC - Budgeting, Forecasting, S/4 Hana FI-Controlling, Financial Reporting, Management Reporting, Global Consolidations, Stock Transfer, Procurement, Order Management, Billing, Accounts Payable
•    Proficiency in business process knowledge and configuration in S/4HANA for majority of the finance modules – financial accounting, asset accounting, overhead accounting, product costing, project costing, profitability analysis, financial planning, consolidation, central finance, closing cockpit and deep understanding of integration across Sales, Supply Chain and logistics processes, SAP and non-SAP applications
•    Project Management experience demonstrating adherence to governance, controls and best practices 
•    Experienced in the design and interpretation of reporting architecture for SAP BW/4hana. Experienced in Report and Input schedule design and development 
•    SAP Financial and Cost Accounting that support FP&A processes
•    Solid understanding of technical integration between planning and other eco systems
•    Multiple years of experience collaborating with and supporting  FP&A business stakeholders
•    Experience in designing planning, forecasting and budgeting reports
•    Experience in Business Process and Workflow Alignment
•    Technical depth & experience in modern cloud-based FP&A technology & platform solutions preferably in the chemical domain.
•    Knowledge of Script Logic Exposure to other EPM tools and process integration between financial and planning scenarios.

 

Core Compentancies


•    Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills  
•    Ability to lead global teams and deliver through ambiguity and changing priorities
•    Ability to address conflict, build consensus, and manage expectations. 
•    Strong bias for action and desire to deliver results
•    Proven track record of delivering projects on-time and within budget
•    Self-motivated, works independantly

 

At FMC, diversity and inclusion are in our DNA. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to creating an inclusive workplace where all employees can thrive – regardless of race, gender, sex, pregnancy, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, color, age, religion or religious creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law. FMC also supports employee participation in company employee resource groups that celebrate the diverse backgrounds of our workforce by providing communities for employees to connect with each other and raise awareness throughout FMC. FMC complies with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, please contact our Talent Acquisition department