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SAP FICA Functional Analyst

CPKC is the only truly North American railway and we are making big moves! We are a technology hub with more than 1,100 technology professionals who support 600+ applications that keep North America’s supply chain moving. Our teams are focused on integrating two railways while driving innovative technologies for our business and the industry.



We are growing our in-house SAP Centre of Excellence (CoE). Our leadership team is focused on creating an environment where internal talent is nurtured and developed to their full potential. If you are an SAP champion who thrives in a fast-paced environment, we invite you to be a part of our transformation journey to SAP S/4HANA Rise Cloud. With over 150 SAP professionals, we are one of North America’s largest SAP hubs offering you the opportunity to drive excellence and build a culture of innovation.


The Specialist role will utilize their technology background in SAP to help meet departmental service level objectives regarding the Order-to-Cash process (will gather requirements, analyze, estimate, prioritize, design, build, test, implement and maintain the required functionality within SAP in support of business processes and procedures.) It is expected to develop a deep understanding of the way billing process and its relation with invoicing, as well as experience interacting with the CFDI compliance environment in Mexico (CFDI stamping, cancellations, payment complements etc.).  This role will be involved in tracing the waybill cycle, especially its transition from an operational document to a financial one (GL/subledger level)



  • Maintaining and supporting CPKC’s SAP (ECC & S/4) footprint in all revenue processes following Service and Change management corporate procedures. Ensure that all stakeholders are updated on progress as well.
  • Proactively participate in daily monitoring and operations process required for ensuring any incidents are avoided or detected in time on supported applications in the the Lead to Cash value chain.
  • Support the completion of application service requests, provide continual business application support, research transactional issues, identify root causes as well as assist with upgrade and maintenance of applications.
  • Understand business issues and opportunities. Analyze and define both the “As Is” and “To Be” business processes and perform gap analysis.
  • Develop test scripts and support testing of existing solutions for projects, upgrades, incident fixes, and application service requests in the Lead-to-Cash value chain.
  • Perform analysis of existing solutions to understand how they function. Further using this analysis to resolve incidents and/or design improvements and enhance documentation pertaining to them.
  • Interact with the Business Analysis and architecture teams to develop diagrams and models (use case, activity diagram, business process models, etc.) and clearly document functional requirements and business rules to describe what the system, process, or product/service must do in order to fulfill the business and user requirements and/or create documentation for undocumented procedures
  • Develop quick guides and training materials geared towards enhancing the Business Users capabilities in extracting value from the applications.



  • Education in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology, or related discipline. 5+ Years experience in related field
  • 5+ years of experience of SAP ECC and S/4 HANA environment, skilled in navigating and configuring the system. Ideally at least 2 or more full project lifecycles in modules related to L2C (FICA, BRIM, SD)
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team-oriented collaborative environment with the ability to understand both technical intricacies and also see the big picture ramifications and downstream impacts. 
  • Ability to formulate and test hypothesis based on system behaviors, in order to troubleshoot and detect root causes.
  • Ability to solve practical problems, sometimes with limited information provided. 



  • Flexible and competitive benefits package
  • Employer Funded Retirement Plan
  • Employee Share Purchase Plan
  • Performance Incentive Program
  • Annual Fitness Subsidy
  • Part-time Studies Program




As an employer with North American presence, the possibility does exist that the location of your position may be changed based on organizational requirements.


Drug Test Elements:

CPKC is committed to the safety and health of its employees and the general public.  All new hires are required to undergo a drug screen.  We appreciate your cooperation in keeping CPKC safe and drug free. 


Background Investigation:

The successful candidate will need to successfully complete the following clearances:       


  • Criminal history check
  • Reference check
  • Driver’s License Verification
  • Last 3 years of driving history
  • Last 7 years of employment history; includes military service
  • Social Security number verification


Management Conductor Program:

Becoming a qualified conductor or locomotive engineer is the single best way for a management employee to learn the business at CPKC. You may be required to obtain a certification or to maintain your current certification/qualification as a conductor or locomotive engineer.


CPKC is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, inclusive of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. 



  • Req ID: 102391
  • Department: Information Services
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Position Type: Non-Union
  • Location: Kansas City, Missouri
  • Country: United States
  • % of Travel: 0-10%
  • # of Positions: 3
  • Job Grade: 4
  • Job Available to: Internal & External






Nearest Major Market: Kansas City

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