IT SAP Central Finance (cFin) Consultant

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Date: Jul 10, 2024

Location: Pune, MH, IN, 410501

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 63683


Corning is vital to progress – in the industries we help shape and in the world we share.

We invent life-changing technologies using materials science. Our scientific and manufacturing expertise, boundless curiosity, and commitment to purposeful invention place us at the center of the way the world interacts, works, learns, and lives.

Our sustained investment in research, development, and invention means we’re always ready to solve the toughest challenges alongside our customers. 

The global Information Technology (IT) Function is leading efforts to align IT and Business Strategy, leverage IT investments, and optimize end to end business processes and associated information integration technologies.  Through these efforts, IT helps to improve the competitive position of Corning's businesses through IT enabled processes.  IT also delivers Information Technology applications, infrastructure, and project services in a cost efficient manner to Corning worldwide.


In this role, you will work as an Operation Support Specialist in the new Global S4 HANA team being created in the strategic ERP Transformation Organization. You will work in an international company with a great history, having many divisions and subsidiaries all over the world. Join us on a great journey towards optimizing and growing the company with the benefits of the SAP S/4 HANA application, working in a private cloud. You will collaborate with colleagues from different regions, lead meetings, and take responsibility for the SAP cFin (Central Finance) workstream.


Experience in one or more of the following is highly desirable:

  • cFin stream
  • Ability to demonstrate processes in Central Finance for S/4 HANA
  • Experience in cFin implementation, customizing, and operations with an FI/CO (Financial Accounting/Controlling) background
  • Good understanding of Finance of cFin Integrations and Architecture
  • Will work with the operations team in support break/fix activities
  • Work in an international team, using collaboration tools, to operate as one cohesive Operations team
  • Conduct working sessions with business users as required to clarify requirements or troubleshoot issues
  • Research and apply OSS notes as required to resolve issues
  • Work in Corning's ITSM-related applications like ServiceNow, Teams, Sharepoint, SAP chARM
  • Will be in an on-call rotation supporting the team/organization, expected to meet SLA commitments defined by IT and agreed upon by the organization
  • Develop documentation and testing procedures, and perform knowledge sharing sessions with the operations team

Education & Experience:

  • 2+ years in SAP Central Finance
  • 3+ years SAP ECC 6.0 and SAP S/4
  • Proficient in Business Analysis, Business Knowledge, Architecture Knowledge, and Technical Solution Design
  • Excellent communication and written skills to aid in RICEF creation and design document creation
  • In-depth knowledge of SAP best practices


Required Skills:

  • cFin (Central Finance)
  • Ability to demonstrate S/4 HANA Processes for Central Finance
  • 1-2 Central Finance implementations, preferably for the manufacturing industry
  • Initial Load of data
  • Expertise in real-time replication, SLT, and its troubleshooting
  • Application Interface Framework (AIF)
  • Expertise in S4 Accounting Model
  • Understanding of necessary landscape design, including integration via Magnitude SourceConnect
  • FI module components, including General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Fixed Assets, Banks (including integration), and Treasury
  • CO module components, including Cost Centers, Internal Orders, Product Costing, Central Payments and Central Cash Application, SAP Group Reporting (Consolidations), SAP Treasury Management, Cash Management and Bank Account Management, Profitability Analysis (COPA), Manufacturing Variances and Settlements, and Profit Centers
  • Master Data components, including COA, Profit Centers, Cost Centers, Material Master, Vendor Master, Customer Master, Bank Master, BOMs, and Routings
  • Experience in Reporting and Analytics with S/4 HANA and Central Finance, including configuring document splitting for full balance sheet reporting by different lines of businesses within a company code
  • Experienced SAP S4 HANA cFin Consultant to work on identifying and resolving complex technical issues within our customer service-level agreements


Desired Skills:

  • Experience in other SAP modules
  • Development experience (ABAP is a strong plus)
  • Fiori, Adobe Forms
  • Proficiency in debugging complex programs
  • ServiceNow experience


Soft Skills:

  • Written and oral communication in English and customer service skills
  • Able to perform under pressure during times like a system down situation
  • Good teamwork, ability to work across multiple teams to troubleshoot and resolve issues
  • Needs to be a self-starter with strong analytical thinking skills, able to work independently


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