The Weir Group PLC

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SAP Business Analyst- FICO
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Company Profiles

Weir has been in business since 1871 and our sustainability and success has been built on attracting, retaining, and developing exceptional people.


As a global company, employing around 15,000 people in over 70 countries, we reflect the diversity of our customers in the diversity of our people and ensure everyone is given the opportunity to flourish regardless of their gender, race, beliefs or background.


Weir is an inclusive and innovative organisation where you can be your authentic self. We continually develop our talent and diversity of thought to keep our business relevant, innovative and successful for the future.


Enabling our people to unleash their full potential is central to ‘We are Weir’, our vision, mission, and strategic priorities. We aim to be the most admired engineering business in our markets and we'll achieve that ambition by being the employer of choice in our markets.


We offer a wide range of career opportunities across a variety of technical and business roles in engineering, manufacturing and service locations worldwide.


Business Need / Purpose of Role

The SAP Business Analyst - FICO works with business process owners and key users to analyze business requirements, determines how to meet these needs with Weir SAP solutions, and implement the SAP Standard Global Template.

Objectives & Measurement - Key Responsibilities

Including but not limited to:


    • SAP expert in Finance and Controlling with focus on manufacturing environment. Integration with SD, Credit, Account Assignments, Project systems, PP and MM.
    • Business Process expert in Record to Report, Monthly, Quarterly, and Annual processes; Order and project settlements.       Knowledge of FI/CO portions of Quote to Cash, Purchase to Pay, Asset Management and budget cycle.
    • Analyze business requirements against Weir SAP solution through fit/gap analysis for functional area (FI/CO)
    • Coordinate business gaps with business process owners and change management team
    • Production or FRICEW functional specs whether local or global
    • Provide technical guidance to and coordinate activities of the functional specialists to ensure solution integrity
    • Responsible for data migration in functional area, interfacing with Center of Authority and the requirements of SAP Data Services and oversee data cleansing, data extraction and data build
    • Analyze user roles and map users to global template roles
    • Participate in SIT, UAT and OAT testing
    • Lead training delivery in functional area for key users, and assist in end-user training delivery
    • Support go-live activities during and after cutover
    • Develop and maintain a strong working relationship with the Center of Authority personnel in functional area
    • Promote and maintain a flexible, cooperative, team oriented, customer focused attitude within and between departments.
    • Complete special projects as assigned.
    • Ensure compliance with all safety and work rules and regulations. Maintain departmental housekeeping standards.
    • Ensure compliance with all Divisional and Group IT policies.
    • Comply with all Information Technology Department and Company policies, procedures, and programs.
    • Responsible for Environmental Health and Safety management and policy commitments as prescribed for this role in Weir’s Duty of Care.
    • Nothing in this position description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.



Job Knowledge / Education and Qualifications

Education and/or Experience:

Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, IT, or a related discipline with a minimum of 5 years’ experience with SAP, as a business analyst or deployment specialist. Strong knowledge of accounting/finance, and experience working with multiple sites is desired.


Language Skills:

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.



Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.


Reasoning Ability:

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.


Computer Skills:

Database, Design, Spreadsheet, Word Processing, Powerpoint, Screen captures; Visio is a plus.


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

CPA and SAP certification in business areas is a plus.


Physical Demands:

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.


Work Environment:

Work is performed in inside environmental conditions. Moderate noise.



Plan on 50% travel after Madison implementation is complete.


Core Competencies

Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully; develops alternative solutions; works well in group problem solving situations; uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.


Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions; demonstrates group presentation skills; participates in meetings.


Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; edits work for spelling and grammar; varies writing style to meet needs; presents numerical data effectively; able to read and interpret written information.


Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; gives and welcomes feedback; contributes to building a positive team spirit; puts success of team above own interests; able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; supports everyone's efforts to succeed.


Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; supports organization's goals and values; benefits organization through outside activities; supports affirmative action and respects diversity.


Motivation - Sets and achieves challenging goals; demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles; measures self against standard of excellence; takes calculated risks to accomplish goals.


Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; uses time efficiently; plans for additional resources; sets goals and objectives; organizes or schedules other people and their tasks; develops realistic action plans.