SAP Analyst

  • Company: Coca-Cola
  • Location: Atlanta, Georgia
  • Posted: May 05, 2017
  • Reference ID: 40625
The SAP Analyst is responsible for updating raw material, finished goods prices and creating source lists in SAP P08 and CIMPRO systems. The role requires creating and running scripts using automation technologies such as Winshuttle. Troubleshoot pricing invoice blocks and exception management as the go to person for any price discrepancies. Provides 3rd level support to end users relating purchase order and supplier invoices. Interacts with Accounts Payable, Cost Accounting, Field Procurement, Operations, Commodity teams, Vendor Master, Master Data and Suppliers as necessary to ensure cost savings, price accuracy, compliance of all material management and financial controls for multiple Business Units. This position will also work closely with P2P Service Center teams and must have strong systems process knowledge and experience.

Function Related Activities / Key responsibilities:
  • Create and maintain system outline agreements and source lists
  • Respond to pricing notifications, ensure pricing requirements (prep and analyze), process price updates, monitor and control pricing process with emphasis on accuracy
  • Collaborate with price owners for user and supplier on-boarding
  • Submit new vendor setups, change requests and requirements to Vendor Master
  • Able to write and run scripts using automation techniques such as Winshuttle
  • Collaborate and effectively follow-up with varying business units and sourcing teams across NA Supply Chain to accurately enable sourcing agreements in multiple systems
  • Provide 3 rd level support with various business units, operations, and Supply Chain with troubleshooting purchase price exceptions
  • Able to identify root cause and effective system solutions to invoice price exceptions
  • Partner with Accounts Payable, P2P Service Centers and other finance teams to effectively resolve price invoice blocks of direct materials
  • Attentive to detail to ensure 99.9% system pricing accuracy
  • Able to compare data from various data sources and identify inconsistencies or variances
  • Liaison across The Coca-Cola Company system (HQ and field), suppliers, technology providers and collaborative peers on pricing requirements of direct materials
  • Interacts routinely with P2P Operations leadership team and across all NA business units
  • Support for project implementation such as new plant integration/migration activity of raw materials
  • Able to effectively validate and interpret master data price requirements
  • Collaborate with Vendor Master and Central Data Management teams on new material requirements for direct materials, semi-finished and full goods
  • Communicate complex P2P system solutions in a simplified professional manner to the business and gain buy-in to process improvement efforts
  • Responsible for supporting contract lifecycle management of direct materials and finished goods for NA Supply Chain
  • Perform routine analysis and reporting to immediate leadership team
  • Enforce and support SPP 5.1 policy compliance as it applies to applicable area of responsibility

Education: Bachelor's Degree
Related Work Experience: Five+ years of hands on experience in Procure-to-pay or related field. Eight+ years SAP functional skills and data management experience.
Functional Skills:
  • Advanced SAP functional skills, SRM, MM, FICO, BW
  • Advanced Winshuttle experience
  • Strong Microsoft Office
  • EDI implementation experience
  • Advanced analytical Tools
  • Attention to details and 99.9% accuracy in pricing updates
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Customer services focus with great follow-up skills
  • Knowledge of data analysis methodologies
  • Self-motivated
  • Collaborative and a team player
  • Ability to work independently with solid organizational skills
  • Ability to efficiently multi-task
  • Flexibility within a dynamic work environment
Leadership Behaviors:
  • DRIVE INNOVATION: Generate new or unique solutions and embrace new ideas that help sustain our business
  • COLLABORATE WITH SYSTEM, CUSTOMERS, AND OTHER STAKEHOLDERS: Develop and leverage relationships with stakeholders to appropriately stretch and impact the System (Company and Bottler)
  • ACT LIKE AN OWNER: Deliver results, creating value for our brands, our System, our customers and key stakeholders
  • INSPIRE OTHERS: Inspire people to deliver our mission and 2020 Vision, demonstrate passion for the business and give people a reason to believe anything is possible
  • DEVELOP SELF AND OTHERS: Develop self and support others' development to achieve full potential

Honesty and integrity have always been cornerstone values of The Coca-Cola Company. Our passion for people of integrity mirrors our spirited drive for total quality in our brands. These and other elements allow the company to sustain strategic practices and drive business performance. The Personnel Integrity Assurance Program is another step toward making The Coca-Cola Company the premier workplace. This process includes a pre-employment background investigation that applies to all applicants, employees, and contractors of the company. The scope of this inquiry may cover such elements as education, employment history, a criminal history check, reference checks, and a pre-employment drug screen. Designated countries or sensitive positions within the company may have more stringent standards.

The Coca-Cola Company is the world's largest beverage company, refreshing consumers with more than 500 sparkling and still brands and more than 3,800 beverage choices. Led by Coca-Cola, one of the world's most valuable and recognizable brands, our Company portfolio features 20 billion-dollar brands, many of which are available in reduced-, low- or no-calorie options. Our billion-dollar brands include Diet Coke, Coca-Cola Zero, Fanta, Sprite, vitaminwater and Powerade. Through the world's largest beverage distribution system, we are the No. 1 provider of both sparkling and still beverages. More than 1.9 billion servings of our beverages are enjoyed by consumers in more than 200 countries each day. With an enduring commitment to building sustainable communities, our Company is focused on initiatives that reduce our environmental footprint, create a safe, inclusive work environment for our associates, and enhance the economic development of the communities where we operate. For more information, visit Coca-Cola Journey at Coca-Cola Beverages (Shanghai) Ltd. an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of The Coca-Cola Company, provides marketing and technical/quality services to The Coca-Cola Company in China.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.
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