SAP FICO Engineer

Posted Date: Jun 19, 2024

Location: Camden, NJ, US, 08102

Company: American Water Works Company Inc

Requisition ID:  106265 


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People are the heart of our business. As an American Water employee, you will be offered a competitive salary and health benefits package, along with opportunities to develop, grow, and evolve your career.  Our benefits packages focus on key areas such as health & wellness, emotional & well-being, and savings for current & future goals.


We are Beautifully Different. We strongly believe having diversity across our company makes us more successful and helps us provide essential services to our customers. We are stronger because we embrace different ideas, viewpoints, experiences, and backgrounds. American Water is the best choice for your next role!  Click here for more information on our inclusion, diversity, and equity journey.


About American Water
American Water (NYSE: AWK) is the largest regulated water and wastewater utility company in the United States. With a history dating back to 1886, We Keep Life Flowing® by providing safe, clean, reliable and affordable drinking water and wastewater services to more than 14 million people across 14 regulated jurisdictions and 18 military installations. American Water’s 6,500 talented professionals leverage their significant expertise and the company’s national size and scale to achieve excellent outcomes for the benefit of customers, employees, investors and other stakeholders.

As one of the fastest growing utilities in the U.S., American Water expects to invest $30 to $34 billion in infrastructure repairs and replacement, system resiliency and regulated acquisitions over the next 10 years. The company has a long-standing history of executing its core operations, aligned with sustainable best practices, through its commitments to safety, affordability, customer service, protecting the environment, an inclusive workforce and strengthening communities.

American Water has been recognized on the 2023 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Indexfor the fifth consecutive year, ranked 18th on Barron’s 100 Most Sustainable U.S. Companies 2023 List, earned the U.S. Department of Homeland Security SAFETY Act designation and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s WaterSense® Excellence Award, among additional state, local and national recognitions.

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Primary Role

Experienced professional in SAP RTR core and extended configuration who can work with teams of individuals on a day-to-day basis.

  • Should have strong experience in design and configuration of SAP Finance and Controlling modules.
  • Provide SAP Best Practice knowledge to aid in the design processes. He / She will perform the necessary configuration to convert the requirements into a business solution.
  • Experience with all phases of an implementation including business process blueprint, detailed design, configuration, testing, and support.
  • Work with the business to gather requirements, develop proof of concepts for new technologies/solutions, and suggest business process improvisation to reduce complexity in custom application.
  • Analyzes existing custom developments, objects, and modifications, and evaluates the impact of changes on them.
  • Lead projects that execute against this roadmap. This includes development from concept through realization including enhancements, new modules / systems / solutions, quality improvements and productivity improvements.
  • Contribute to the development of custom applications that serve the specific process areas, domains or lines of business aligned to their expertise.

Required Qualifications

  • 10+ years’ experience in SAP FICO preferably Utilities industry.
  • 5+ years’ experience in S/4 HANA.
  • Should have proven working knowledge of SAP FICO including Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, General Ledger.
  • Accounting, Controlling, Intercompany Process, Automatic Payment Run and Payment Requests, EBS. 
  • Strong experience in implementing SAP FSCM (Financial Supply Chain Management) including In House Cash and Treasury and Risk Management.
  • Strong experience in Cost Center Accounting, Profit Center Accounting and Allocations.
  • Strong experience in Project Accounting.
  • Strong experience in SAP OpenText Vendor Invoice Management.
  • Strong experience in implementing User exits, BAdI, researching OSS Notes and working with LSMW and LTMC.
  • Good knowledge and understanding of FI Integration with Contract Account Receivables (FICA), HTR, SD and MM, EAM),3rd Party Tax systems (Sabrix/One Source or similar – Vertex/Taxware).
  • Good knowledge and understanding of FI Integration with Blackline, Hyperion, PowerPlan etc.
  • Experience implementing at least two full-cycle SAP implementations.
  • Ability to create and maintain testing scripts in SAP Solution Manager.
  • Ability to identify and communicate risks and issues affecting business rules, functional requirements, and specifications.
  • Ability to serve as a liaison between technical, quality assurance and non-technical stakeholders throughout the development
  • and deployment process.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills to collaborate with business stakeholders and development teams and to make project presentations.
  • Excellent time-management skills and ability to plan ahead for scheduled tasks.
  • Versatile, dynamic, demonstrates initiative, results oriented, flexible, and able to work under tight deadlines.
  • Flexibility to adjust to multiple demands, shifting priorities, ambiguity, and rapid change.
  • Experience in working with offshore team.


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American Water is firmly committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and prohibits employment discrimination for employees and applicants based on his or her age, race, color, pregnancy, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, marital status, citizenship, or because they are an individual with a disability, protected veteran or other status protected by federal, state, and local laws.

Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia