Functional Analyst - SAP Sales and Distribution (SD)

US-IL-Lake Zurich
# Positions
ACCO Brands
External Referral Bonus
Not Eligible

Position Summary

ACCO Brands is one of the world's largest suppliers of branded office products, with annual revenues of nearly $2 billion is seeking a talented individual to join the Information Technology team as a SAP Sales and Distribution (SD) - Functional Analyst at the Lake Zurich, IL headquarters.


This functional role will be responsible for applying business and technical expertise to support, design and implement existing or new or revised business functionality into our SAP systems and related third party systems. This role will support projects across multiple business functions specializing in SAP SD and also be accountable for change requests, and production support within the scope of the functional area of the job. The applicant should have ability to support advanced business functions and business requirements into design, build and implement systems / technical solutions for the specified functional area. This person will be a key resource to drive continuous improvement and Best Practices on SAP modules in support of the company vision and roadmap.


Key Responsibilities

  • Integrates SAP functional development and support capabilities within the North American support framework.
  • Interacts with the non-information technology related business areas to identify requirements and requests help prioritize, scope, implement and support solutions.
  • Documents, analyzes and provides solutions based on business requests for additional features, functionality, integrations, etc.
  • Investigates best practices, and participates in the selection & implementation of technology solutions.
  • Designs, builds, implements and supports applications and activities related to the specified functional area, including configuring SAP and integrated third party applications.
  • Plans and executes all activities of implementation and support of applications by understanding of project implementation / support methodologies and tools based on ACCO standards.
  • Implements, executes and reviews appropriate testing & quality assurance activities.
  • Provides functional support for mission-critical applications for the specified functional areas.
  • Develops and maintains user documentation for delivered solutions in order to facilitate ongoing production support activities and user training.
  • Drives continuous process improvement with use of technology solutions by demonstrating value-add propositions and effective communication of IT value to the business.
  • Interacts with management to assess needs, assign priorities, and learn new technologies and techniques as appropriate.

Position Qualifications

  • Bachelor Degree in Computer Science or related discipline, or equivalent technical work experience is required
  • Minimum 5 years in a dynamic business environment performing system and / or business analysis and design
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience with SAP configuration and support in the SD area and/or experience with at least 2 full SAP system implementations
  • Experience in providing subject matter expertise for Sales and Distribution business process area using SAP SD module
  • Strong knowledge of and experience in configuring SAP SD areas such as Master Data, SD Basic Functions, Order Management, Pricing, Availability Check, Deliveries and Invoicing
  • Experience in integration of other functional areas such as FICO, MM, PP and other SAP modules with SAP SD
  • Experience in configuring the core business processes related to SAP SD integrated with Logistics Execution for processes related to Order Management to Fulfillment to Financial postings
  • Experience in Rebates processing and integration to E-Commerce is a plus
  • Experience in SAP Service Management is a plus
  • Experience in Intercompany transactions
  • Experience in understanding different report types and creating Financial reports, including COPA reports
  • Solid understanding of SAP “Best Practices” regarding SAP SD and SAP industry templates
  • Ability to travel up to 10% domestically


Equal Opportunity Employer

ACCO Brands is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. The Company provides equal employment opportunity to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.


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