Finance & Controlling, SAP Senior Analyst in Marysville, OH at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 10/20/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Here at Scotts Miracle-Gro there is no such thing as a typical day.  Our culture is constantly energized by new and exciting growth opportunities and at a rapid pace.  Every Associate plays an important role in providing innovative solutions for today’s gardeners and growers and contributing new ideas to improve operations. In our company you need grit, it is what we were founded on over 150 years ago and is what keeps us growing. Regardless of your level in the organization there is a platform for your voice to be heard and the ability to influence change. Family, community and hard working values are weaved into all that we do. Come grow with us, where we develop and nurture the next generation of leaders. ​

We are looking for a Finance and Controlling, SAP Senior Analyst who will join our Information Technology aka Business Transformation team in Marysville, Ohio.

This position will be based at The Scotts Miracle-Gro world headquarters in Marysville, a suburb of Columbus, OH.  Not familiar with Columbus? Visit

Finance & Controlling, Senior Analyst will partner with the global Finance community serving their needs in the areas of Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, General Ledger, Asset Accounting, Banking, Product Costing, and Cost Center and Profit Center Accounting.

What you’ll do in this role:

  • SAP configuration to meet business requirements;

  • SAP specification development for custom ABAP programs where standard SAP functionality does not address business requirements;

  • Unit testing and cross-functional integration testing for solutions;

  • Provide timely production support for break-fix issues;

  • Assist in gathering requirements, design, and developing minor and major system enhancements;

  • Prioritize business enhancements request by identifying business value, tracking time and dollar savings;

  • Support production environment by troubleshooting system issues and providing system solutions or process improvement options;

  • Ensure user documentation is up to date with changes to processes, new processes, and system design changes;

  • Ensure the business systems are secure and reliable supporting continuous operation of the company;

  • Research solutions to assist in developing an applications roadmap, partnering with Business Partners and IT vendors;

  • Collaborate with internal Business Partners and work cross-functionally with departmental team members;

  • Drive continuous improvement by collaborating with business and department associates in areas of opportunity.

What you’ll need to be successful:

  • 2-4 years of SAP development experience, with expert knowledge in several areas;

  • Experience with RPA, automation and process improvement preferred;

  • Prior Finance/Accounting experience preferred;

  • Proficient in technical documentation and functional ABAP specification writing;

  • Fundamental understanding of Workflow, IDOC, and EDI support;

  • Working Knowledge of other SAP modules integration points is preferred;

  • Knowledge of project management concepts and deliverables.


  • Problem Solving & Analysis

    • Ability to learn complex systems and processes

    • Shows interest in current technologies

  • Business Acumen

    • Interacts with business units to understand functions

    • Provides timely production support to the business

  • Communication & Leadership

    • Expected to identify/recognize potential system issues and takes initiative to raise them up to their manager/team

    • Creates technical requirements for tasks for which they are responsible

    • Able to explain, in nontechnical terms, what caused an issue for an end user, and more importantly, what they need to do next (customer service expected)

    • Trusted to provide troubleshooting support for a group of users to resolve issues

  • Relationship Building

    • Communicates within team effectively and with business partners

    • Continue to build on established relationships

  • Creativity & Innovation

    • Participate in innovation discussions with team and department

    • Demonstrate awareness of how work duties align with strategic initiatives and prioritize if needed

  • Influence & Organizational Savvy

    • Demonstrates some ability to translate technical explanation to business terms

    • Effectively interacts with the business

  • Planning & Organizing

    • Completion of delegated duties of medium complexity

    • Ability to juggle several different tasks of limited complexity in parallel

    • Has basic understanding of subject matter area, related to process and technology, with the ability to contribute ideas to continuous improvement initiatives

    • Capability to resolve business help tickets with limited guidance and training

What we do for you (just to list a few cool ones):

  • Offer extremely competitive benefits including: Health, Dental and Vision coverage.

  • Onsite wellness center which includes: 2,400 sq. ft. fitness center, Walgreens pharmacy and Doctor’s office.

  • Beautiful campus and corporate offices designed like a log cabin offering free coffee, chef-run cafe and the best crushed ice!

  • Unbelievable 401K match (up to 7.5%) and discounted stock purchasing program (15% discount).

  • Our commitment to diversity and inclusion includes four employee resource groups: Scotts Women’s Network, Scotts Black Employee Network, Scotts Veterans Network and Scotts Young Professionals.

  • Generous holiday and vacation days.

Not interested in this role? Stay up to date on future opportunities by joining our ScottsMiracle-Gro and Hawthorne Gardening talent networks.

Scotts is an EEO Employer, dedicated to a culturally diverse, drug free workplace.

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Notification to Agencies:

Please note that the Scotts Miracle-Gro company does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement, and specific approval to submit resumes to an approved requisition, the Scotts Miracle-Gro company will not consider or approve payment regarding recruiter fees or referral compensations.