SAP FICO Tech Lead

  • Chicago, IL, USA
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time
  • Career Site Team: Technology and Engineering

Job Description

Our NielsenIQ Enterprise Platforms team ensures the strategy, design, delivery, deployment, maintenance, and support of our corporate technologies is best-in-class. More than 30,000 global employees rely on our team to support the systems and tools integral to NielsenIQ’s success. We therefore partner closely with all areas of the business, including HRIS, Finance, Recruitment, T&E, Procurement, and more. 

As a FICO Tech Lead,, you’ll be part of a team of smart, highly skilled technologists who are passionate about learning and prototyping cutting-edge technologies. Our team is co-located and agile, with central technology hubs in Chicago, Madrid, Toronto and Chennai. 

Responsible for executing day to day SAP production support / Enhancements and key project activities in SAP FICO module

Job responsibilities include

  • Solid technical, communication and leadership skills

  • Ability to work independently

  • Own overall responsibility and accountability across SAP Finance platform.

  • Monitor Incidents on a daily basis and ensure that resolution is within the agreed SLAs

  • Configure the system for any new business requirements or changes in the existing processes

  • Prepare functional specifications for the ABAP team for any change in the existing development or for customizing new developments

  • Assist in smooth closing of month end and year end activities

  • Coordinate and work closely with cross functional team members

  • Foster and maintain good relationship with users across the globe to ensure customer satisfaction

  • Align the day to day activities by adhering to the policies laid down in the organization

  • Work with internal team to identify business issues, problems and/or enhancements and provide highly innovative and creative solutions to achieve quality and process improvements with available hardware, software, databases and peripherals

  • Ability to work under challenging environments and timelines

  • Good team management skills

We’re looking for people who have

  • Any Graduate/Masters preferably in the finance domain. Preferred Engineering or MBA degrees, with 7-10 years of relevant experience

  • Mandatory skills in the following areas

    • FI –AR , AP, GL, Banking, Asset Accounting

    • Experience in DMEE and EBS functionality

    • Integration between FI & SD, HR

    • CO- Cost Center accounting, Profit center accounting, COPA- Controlling Profitability Analysis 

    • Concur working experience

    • Knowledge of Treasury, Banking

    • Solution experience

  • Good to have skills in the following areas

    • Blackline preferred

    • Exposure to SAP FSCM module (Credit, Collections and Dispute Management)

    • Exposure to SAF-T, E Accounting etc

    • Experience of working with remote and global teams

    • Excellent communication and reporting skills

    • Ability to bring critical design thinking

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

About NielsenIQ 

NielsenIQ is a global measurement and data analytics company that provides the most complete and trusted view available of consumers and markets worldwide. We provide consumer packaged goods manufacturers/fast-moving consumer goods and retailers with accurate, actionable information and insights and a complete picture of the complex and changing marketplace that companies need to innovate and grow. Our approach marries proprietary NielsenIQ data with other data sources to help clients around the world understand what’s happening now, what’s happening next, and how to best act on this knowledge.  We like to be in the middle of the action. That’s why you can find us at work in over 90 countries, covering more than 90% of the world’s population. For more information, visit

NielsenIQ is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, marital status, protected veteran status or any other protected class.

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