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Business Analyst, SAP (Contract) (Remote)

Company: Allogene Therapeutics, Inc.
Location: South San Francisco
Posted on: May 31, 2021

Job Description:

Allogene Therapeutics, with headquarters in South San Francisco, is a clinical-stage biotechnology company pioneering the development of allogeneic chimeric antigen receptor T cell (AlloCAR T) therapies for cancer. Led by a management team with significant experience in cell therapy, Allogene is developing a pipeline of "off-the-shelf" CAR T cell therapy candidates with the goal of delivering readily available cell therapy on-demand, more reliably, and at greater scale to more patients. For more information, please, and follow @AllogeneTx on Twitter and LinkedIn.

As the Contract SAP Business Analyst, you will be intensely involved in business process consulting; you will define the problem, propose and create the solution, leveraging ERP and any other software solution. You will also play an important role in the development, configuration and deployment of the overall solution in close coordination with the finance team. The individual has both a technical and functional background and can apply general accounting and financial reporting experience to develop organizational processes. Additionally, the ability to work cross-functionally and to navigate ambiguity as the organization grows will be essential. This is a contract role where we anticipate you will be working 20 - 40 hours a week for a period up to the end of the year, potentially longer. This is a remote position, but our offices are based in South San Francisco so if you prefer being onsite that may be arranged.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Good understanding of the Business Processes as defined by the Procurement and Finance team (client), including identification of key drivers of a defined problem
  • Identify as-is processes and collaborate with client on to-be processes after mapping Business Processes to SAP capabilities; validate reporting requirements
  • Configure scenarios in relevant SAP modules
  • Responsible for supporting and leading project tasks
  • Coordinates activities between work streams and identifies changes in scope
  • Supporting period-end close and Year end close processes
  • Provide training to end-users on existing and new functionalities, including responding to day-to-day queries from end-users
  • Ability to travel to the office as needed (not anticipated to be more than 3 trips in a calendar year)
  • Other duties as assigned

Position Requirements & Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or Information Technology with at least 10 years of relevant work experience in SAP FICO (Finance & Controlling) and at least 6 years of experience in accounting process transformation, optimizing, and existing process redesign
  • Experience with end to end life cycle implementation in S4 HANA in Finance and controlling process area
  • Technical and operational knowledge of US GAAP, accounting and finance operations is desired
  • Strong SAP FICO SME with knowledge of Finance business processes within biopharma and/or a manufacturing industry preferred
  • SAP product certifications are a plus
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate at all levels of the business
  • Strong leadership and project management skills
  • Ability to lead a cross-functional team to resolve complex issues in a fast pace and challenging environment
  • Experience with project management
  • Candidates must be authorized to work in the U.S.

As an equal opportunity employer, Allogene Inc. is committed to a diverse workforce. Employment decisions regarding recruitment and selection will be made without discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, genetic information or characteristic, gender identity and expression, veteran status, or other non-job related characteristics or other prohibited grounds specified in applicable federal, state and local laws.


Keywords: Allogene Therapeutics, Inc., South San Francisco , Business Analyst, SAP (Contract) (Remote), Other , South San Francisco, California

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