Lead SAP Reporting Specialist


Date: Sep 22, 2022

Location: Alpharetta, GA, US

Company: New York Life Insurance Co



When you join New York Life, you’re joining a company that values career development, collaboration, innovation, and inclusiveness. We want employees to feel proud about being part of a company that is committed to doing the right thing. You’ll have the opportunity to grow your career while developing personally and professionally through various resources and programs. New York Life is a relationship-based company and appreciates how both virtual and in-person interactions support our culture.


General Overview:

  • The SAP Reporting Specialist Lead is accountable and responsible for implementation and maintaining reports in S/4 HANA systems.
  • The SAP Reporting Specialist Lead is responsible for leading Project integration of varying sizes and delivering projects within program expectations, on time through improved productivity, performance.
  • The SAP Reporting Specialist Lead demonstrates leadership competencies by engaging with Cross-functional teams to manage project delivery lifecycle, from Conception, blueprint, realization to go-live and support.
  • The SAP Reporting Specialist Lead will support large, complex projects, working with distributed teams together to focusing execution and delivery.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for managing the work intake, planning, tracking, status reporting and delivery of SAP reporting projects successfully by identifying key resources and providing the direction to meet defined objectives.
  • Define enterprise-wide reporting strategy and develop roadmap for reporting tools.
  • Manage and lead meetings with stakeholders to discuss business needs and provide recommendations for reporting solutions that meet those needs.
  • Coordinate with other departments within the organization to facilitate successful implementation and use of SAP reporting solutions
  • Manage team of reporting specialists and all project engagements
  • SAP Reporting Specialist Lead will deliver the technology and services to help meet business performance goals and improve processes
  • Promote and foster collaboration and knowledge sharing between Business & Technology teams
  • Participate in project planning activities and manage the execution of enhancements & multiple parallel Projects
  • Manage relationship with project stakeholders, keeping them informed of progress and issues in order to manage expectations on all the project deliverables.
  • Ensure that all IT projects are completed on time and within budget



  • Functional proficiency with at least 5+ full lifecycle SAP implementations and 10+ years of industry or consulting experience in various reporting tools (SAC, Business Objects, SAP Bex)
  • Experience in leading team
  • Experience in defining reporting strategy, developing business critical reports on SAP Finance systems requirements, designing and prototyping, testing, training, defining support procedures and implementing business solutions under multiple deadlines.
  • At least 10 years of SAP experience implementing SAP Reporting tools by defining scope, performing business re-engineering, configuration, customizations, go-live operations and support.
  • Adept at implementing technology-enabled business solutions and as a team lead on at least 5+ full cycle implementation
  • Technical experience and functional understanding in Finance areas including General Ledger Accounting, Profitability Analysis, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Fixed Assets, Cost Center Accounting, Internal Orders, Profit Center



  • At least 10 - 14 years of SAP experience with complex and multiple reporting projects (both complete Core template design / build / validation, roll-out and support) in the area of SAP reporting and with hands-on experience on the following areas, Business Objects, SAP Bex, Visualization tools (Tableau).
  • Experience in integrating and normalizing data across modules and systems to provide seamless reporting layer.
  • Technical and functional knowledge of integration across various SAP S/4 modules (FI, FSCD, FPSL,AP)
  • Work with business leads from various teams to develop and deploy reporting standards/tools.
  • Expertise in new SAP reporting strategy and tools like Analytics for Cloud, HANA views, CDS views, SAP FIORI.
  • Lead Implementation of SAP solutions using SAFe Agile methodology and using tools and accelerators.
  • Analyze SAP reporting requirements and translating functional specifications into SAP technical specifications.
  • Functional proficiency with at least 5+ full lifecycle SAP Finance implementation experience including some experience with SAP S/4HANA and SAP Finance.
  • SAP Certification and hands-on experience on SAP Analytics for cloud.
  • Strong communication skills as well as the ability to work with multiple teams / time zones.  
  • Ability to develop and present new ideas and conceptualize new approaches and solutions



  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technologies, Computer Science, Business or equivalent.
  • Master’s degree Information Technologies, Computer Science, Business preferred 
  • Deep functional knowledge in the areas of finance within the financial services industry.
  • Proven analytical skills and systematic problem solving.


Recognized as one of Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies, New York Life is committed to improving local communities through a culture of employee giving and volunteerism, supported by the Foundation. We're proud that due to our mutuality, we operate in the best interests of our policy owners. We invite you to bring your talents to New York Life, so we can continue to help families and businesses “Be Good At Life.” To learn more, please visit LinkedIn, our Newsroom and the Careers page of www.NewYorkLife.com.

Job Requisition ID: 86935




Nearest Major Market: Alpharetta
Nearest Secondary Market: Atlanta

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