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Sabre Senior Business Analyst in Southlake, Texas

Req ID: 51786

Job Family: Finance/Accounting

Sabre is the global leader in innovative technology that leads the travel industry. We are always looking for bright and driven people who have a penchant for technology and want to hone their skills. If you are interested in challenging work, being part of a global team, and solving complex problems through technology, business intelligence and analytics, and Agile practices - then Sabre is right for you! It is our people who develop and deliver powerful solutions that meet the current and future needs for our airline, hotel, and travel agency customers.

Job Description

Under general supervision, the Senior Business Analyst will play a key role in accounting close and SAP master data processes and perform system administration duties over Blackline. In this position, you will have the opportunity to partner with a diverse group that includes accounting, finance, treasury, tax, business systems (IT), and internal/external auditors.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Create / modify GL accounts and master data attributes in SAP based on approved request/help desk ticket, timely and accurately

  • Create / modify cost centers / nodes and profit centers in SAP based on approved request / help desk ticket, ensuring input accuracy, timely and accurately

  • Add FX rates monthly in SAP based on approved request/help desk ticket for specialty rates such as ZAIR (EUR/GBP), ZCWT, and ZPLN, ensuring input accuracy and timeliness.

  • Add FX rates in SAP, as needed, when automated daily or monthly FX rate job fails, timely and accurately

  • Execute steps to open/close posting periods for GL, sub-ledgers (AR/AP/fixed assets/project systems) for subsequent and close periods

  • Execute month-end close production jobs (depreciation, PS clearing, FX remeasurements) as/when directed

  • Execute month-end Blackline data load and provide GL data as needed

  • Execute annual fiscal year close steps – fixed asset module closing, fiscal year creation in plan/actual controlling version, set-up index tables for step 2 FX, update monthly variants for PS clearing job.

  • Identify and perform master data clean-up; identify root cause issues of master data problems and assist business partners to prevent future issues/road blocks

  • Maintain documentation / desk top procedures of areas of responsibility

  • Execute daily master data workflow of help desk requests for account extensions, blocking/unblocking

  • Execute and perform Blackline system administrator duties over reconciliations and tasks modules

  • Lead/support special projects and department initiatives

  • Assist with coordination of monthly close calendar

  • Execute ad hoc requests as directed by manager

  • Evaluate areas of responsibility for opportunities to streamline/standardize/gain efficiencies

Job Requirements

Job Requirements

Experience:

  • 5+ years experience in S4 HANA/SAP FI-CO general ledger master data management (e.g internal orders, chart of accounts, GL accounts, cost/profit centers, fx rates, interco tables, SFSV, etc.), including strong knowledge of SAP master data files, structures and usage

  • 3+ years SAP FI-CO configuration experience and ability to demonstrate SAP FI-CO integration points with other modules

  • Solid understanding of financial close concepts and processes

  • Working knowledge /understanding of processes utilizing financial master data - accts. payable, accts. receivable, fixed assets, general ledger

  • General knowledge of US GAAP principles and internal control environments/SOX

  • Ability to demonstrate experienced computer skills, specifically experience with the Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word and Outlook)

General Skills:

  • Ability to achieve desired outcomes timely and accurately

  • Ability to respond to queries / troubleshoot questions from team members

  • Strong verbal / written communication skills

  • Experience working with global and cross-functional teams

  • Strong organizational skills with ability to prioritize multiple tasks

Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree or other 4-year Degree from an accredited college or university in a relevant field

Reasonable Accommodation

Sabre is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. Applicants applying for a Sabre position with a disability who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process may contact Sabre's Compliance Office at compliance.office@sabre.com .

Affirmative Action

Sabre is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to minorities, females, veterans, and disabled individuals. EEO IS THE LAW at http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/posterscreenreader_optimized.pdf

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