SAP Security and Compliance Business Analyst

Charlotte, NC

Onsite  -  IT - Business Systems / Data / Analyst  -  Contract  -  Job ID: 24-01488

Title: SAP Security and Compliance Business Analyst
Location: Charlotte, NC-Hybrid
Duration: 6 month contract to hire
Compensation: $45-53/hour  
Work Requirements: US Citizen, GC Holders or Authorized to Work in the U.S.
We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated individual to join our team as an SAP Security and Compliance Business Analyst. This role is responsible for ensuring the compliance and integrity of our SAP security environment by utilizing the Pathlock GRC system in conducting provisioning reviews, segregation of duties (SOD) assessments and participating as a key business security resource for our S4 Hana General Ledger Project. The ideal candidate possesses a strong understanding of SAP security concepts, risk management, and compliance best practices as well as a solid understanding of key business processes.
Pathlock System Management:

  • Collaborate with the IT team to integrate Pathlock with other SAP security components and feeder systems.
  • Utilize the Pathlock Solution to monitor SOD violations and determine action for remediation.
  • Partner with Security Team to determine appropriate Role Owners and Approvers within Pathlock and ensure these assignees are trained in understanding their responsibilities for their respective security roles.
  • As part of the S4 Project, work closely with Agile Teams and Security Enabler Team to ensure that timely reviews and approvals for new roles and roles changes are made.

Segregation of Duties (SOD) Analysis:

  • Conduct regular SOD analyses to identify potential conflicts that could lead to unauthorized access or fraudulent activities.
  • Work closely with business process owners to understand functional requirements and define permissible access combinations.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to remediate SOD violations by designing appropriate mitigating controls or adjusting user roles.
  • Ensure complete analysis and understanding of interdependencies, business risks and risk mitigators that could impact or be impacted by the delivery of proof of concepts related to new or changing applications.

Role Audits:

  • Perform SAP user role reviews to ensure alignment with business processes and compliance requirements.
  • Analyze existing roles and authorizations to identify inefficiencies, overlaps, and potential security risks.
  • Develop and maintain documentation related to role design, access controls, and audit findings.

Compliance and Reporting:

  • Stay updated on industry regulations and standards relevant to SAP security and compliance.
  • Prepare reports on SAP security posture, SOD violations, and role audit results that will be used by management to communicate with both internal and external stakeholders
  • Work closely with the VP of Financial Controls to support deliverables for both during internal and external compliance audits, providing necessary documentation and insights.
  • Partner in the preparation of the SOD KFC Year End Review to ensure documentation by key functions is in alignment with our System SOD assessments and mitigating controls.

Security Enhancement:

  • Recommend enhancements to user provisioning processes, authentication mechanisms, and access controls.
  • Participate as key role in a future HR/IT project that will align organizational roles with appropriate SAP access, for more automated provisioning

Additional Skills/Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or a related field. Relevant certifications (e.g., SAP Certified Application Associate) are a plus.
  • Proven experience (7+ years) working in SAP security roles, including hands-on experience with Pathlock or similar GRC (Governance, Risk, and Compliance) systems.
  • Understanding of SAP security architecture, user provisioning, and authorizations.
  • Strong knowledge of SOD principles and experience conducting SOD analyses in complex SAP environments.
  • Familiarity with SAP role design, customization, and optimization to align with business processes.
  • Excellent analytical skills with the ability to identify, assess, and mitigate risks effectively.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple assignments in a tight deadline driven environment and the ability to adjust to changing priorities
  • Ability to work independently and possess strong problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work and model a high sense of ownership, collaboration, and execution excellence
  • Advanced skills with Essbase, HFM, MicroStrategy, Tableau, Business Objects, SQL, or other reporting applications is preferred, as well as a high level of proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint, Projects, Visio, and Access, with ability to manage large amounts of data and advanced financial models
  • Exceptional communication skills to collaborate with cross-functional teams, convey complex technical information, and provide training as needed.

Our benefits package includes:
Comprehensive medical benefits
Competitive pay
401(k) retirement plan
…and much more!
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