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IT Business Analyst I - SAP Finance

Date: Jan 17, 2019

Location: Memphis, TN, US, 38197

Company: International Paper


The SAP Cash Management team, as part of the Application Services organization, is responsible for designing, building, implementing, and supporting enterprise wide SAP ECC Accounts Receivable, Credit and Collections, Accounts Payable and Banking. The supporting technology areas are SAP Development, Business Warehouse, Legacy Systems, Connectivity, Sabrix and 3rd Party providers.


The IT Business Analyst I will work in a collaborative environment, assisting with the design, development, delivery and support of SAP Cash Management (FI-AP, FI-AR, FI-BL, FI-CA modules)  including custom programs, controls, interfaces, configuration, and reporting to meet internal and external customer needs. The Analyst will gain an understanding of business requirements and work as part of a team to deliver technology driven solutions.  The Analyst should have a basic understanding of Global Financial processes as well as the ability to understand SAP programming language.



  • Responsible for assisting in the design, implementation and support of SAP technical solutions for IP Global Financial processes
  • Participates in the business process redesign and documentation related to technology enhancements
  • Translates customer’s high level requirements into functional specifications for IT developers
  • Works well in a team environment communicating business and technical requirements to IT resources, PIMS, BIMS, and business groups
  • Competent to work on all phases of systems analysis while considering business implications of the implied technologies to current and future business environments
  • Effective at analyzing technical solutions to meet business expectations while adhering to enterprise SAP standards
  • Ability to debug and read SAP ABAP language.



  • Understand the internal processes, procedures, and policies of IT and ITSS.
  • Working as a member of the team to ensure all processes and supporting technology remain consistent around the globe, while simultaneously flexing to meet country and business specific requirements. 
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize assigned tasks and requests.
  • Develop and foster effective working relationships with diverse organizations and people.
  • Develop a general understanding of SAP ECC cross functional processes –  Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Credit & Collections, Banking, General Ledger
  • Develop a working knowledge of custom programs



Process disciplines of SAP ECC Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Credit & Collections, Dispute Management, and Banking are the primary focus.  The position also requires basic knowledge of General Ledger and SAP programming language.  Locations in scope are all businesses and finance functions around the world which carry customer receivables, vendor payables and banking transactions in SAP.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Computer Science, Information Systems, Accounting or related field of study is required.
  • Strong analytical, communication and functional/technical skills are important.
  • Typically 4 -6 years experience with SAP ECC.
  • Strong skills in MS Excel, Visio, MSWord, and PowerPoint are important.
  • Ability to function in a constantly changing environment
  • Ability to understand ABAP



  • Customer Focus
  • Dealing with Ambiguity
  • Problem Solving
  • Process Management
  • Action Oriented
  • Business Acumen
  • Learning on the Fly
  • Technical Learning
  • Decision Quality
  • Functional/Technical Skills
  • Integrity and Trust



The position may require some travel.  Amount varies, generally around  5% - 10%.



Nearest Major Market: Memphis

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