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(Archived) SAP Lead, Finance

Last Updated: 11/24/21

Job Description

Position Summary:

The Global SAP Lead, Finance is responsible for services within Finance (R2R) solutions implemented at Zoetis. This includes:

  • Project delivery within Finance, Product Costing and R2R domain
  • Act as an internal consultant and design architect for SAP global solution. Work with peers in the ZTD organization and business representatives to determine business process and solution design leveraging the capabilities of the SAP modules.
  • Develop, prototype, test, and implement solution improvements to increase stability, usability, and functionality to enable end users to meet business objectives


  • Develop, prototype, test, and implement Finance functionality and integration with other SAP or non-SAP modules
  • Review and analyze solution enhancement requests to determine complexity and provide resource/cost estimates
  • Perform thorough analysis to identify all potential impacts for change requests
  • Proactively proposing solutions to improve the support of new and existing business processes
  • Support the functional team with issues and come up with solutions
  • Work with Business counterparts to ensure audit, SOX, and other compliance requirements



  • Bachelor’s degree or foreign equivalent in Computer Science, Accounting, Finance, or related field is required; Master’s degree is preferred


  • 5-7+ years of combined SAP experience within Finance, Product Costing. and R2R with multiple full life cycle implementations
  • Experience in life sciences / pharmaceuticals industry preferred
  • Experience in SAP S/4 HANA is preferred
  • Demonstrated experience of various IT practices, including but not limited to, project management, operational service delivery, and large project implementations

Technical/Functional Competencies:

  • Identify, propose, and influence technology solutions to build and maintain the optimal data and infrastructure architecture to support the reporting requirements
  • Experience with configuration of SAP ECC 6.0, FI and CO modules in several or all the following areas:
    • Master Data
      • GL Accounts
      • Vendor Master
      • Customer Master
      • Banking
      • Assets
      • Cost Elements
      • Cost Centers
      • Profit Centers
      • Internal Orders
      • Activity Types
      • SKFs
    • Working knowledge of FICO integration with SAP and Non-SAP Tools
    • Hands on experience in identifying and working through FICO User Exits, BAPIs, Function Modules and directing ABAP developers. Ability to debug as needed.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to work independently, effectively coordinating multiple priorities in a dynamic and changing environment and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
  • Excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills; Fluency in English (verbal and written) is a must
  • Strategic thinking and analytical skills
  • Timely decision making and problem-solving skills

Full time



Zoetis is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status or any other protected classification. Disabled individuals are given an equal opportunity to use our online application system. We offer reasonable accommodations as an alternative if requested by an individual with a disability. Please contact Zoetis Colleague Services at [Register to View] to request an accommodation. Zoetis also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act. All applicants must possess or obtain authorization to work in the US for Zoetis. Zoetis retains sole and exclusive discretion to pursue sponsorship for the acquisition or maintenance of nonimmigrant status and employment eligibility, considering factors such as availability of qualified US workers. Individuals requiring sponsorship must disclose this fact. Please note that Zoetis seeks information related to job applications from candidates for jobs in the U.S. solely via the following: (1) our company website at site, or (2) via email to/from addresses using only the Zoetis domain of [Register to View] In addition, Zoetis does not use Google Hangout for any recruitment related activities. Any solicitation or request for information related to job applications with Zoetis via any other means and/or utilizing email addresses with any other domain should be disregarded. In addition, Zoetis will never ask candidates to make any type of personal financial investment related to gaining employment with Zoetis.

Company Details

Parsippany, New Jersey, United States
Zoetis discovers, develops, manufactures and commercializes medicines, vaccines and diagnostic products, which are complemented by biodevices, genetic tests and precision livestock farming. Zoetis serves veterinarians, livestock producers and people who raise and care for farm and companion animals in more than 100 countries.