Sr Systems Analyst - SAP FICO

League City, TX, US, 77573




Job Posting

American National is seeking a Sr. Systems Analyst – SAP FICO as a member of the Financial SAP Systems team within the Application Development group at our League City, Texas location.  In this position you will collaborate with management, business users, and IT personnel to determine requirements and implement solutions. In addition, you’ll be responsible for requests to troubleshoot software problems as well as drafting documentation. 

What Will You Do?

•    Analyze new business processes and changes to existing functionalities, translating user requirements into functional and technical design specifications for SAP modules. Identify opportunities for improvement and recommend SAP-based solutions.
•    Develop and execute test plans and scripts to validate SAP configurations and customizations related to various modules.
•    Create and maintain comprehensive documentation of SAP configurations, business processes, and training materials.
•    Quickly respond to support tickets from customers and departments according to our ITIL process/procedure.
•    Maintain Financial SAP Systems to ensure we are meeting all SLAs with our customers.  The primary customer for this team is the Finance department for American National.
•    When required, assist with Disaster Recovery tests and updates.  


•    Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering, or a related field, or ten years of relevant experience.
•    Previous experience working in the financial services and/or insurance industry.
•    At least 3 years of end-to-end SAP Implementation Lifecycle experience.
•    SAP Functional expertise in Finance Record to Report area (General Ledger, Controlling, Fixed Assets, Internal Orders, Treasury, Cash, Bank).
•    Overall understanding of the SAP Technical Landscape – Basis, Infrastructure, Development, Change Control, GRC.
•    Finance and Controlling processes and knowledge of US GAAP reporting.
•    Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills.
•    Self-starter who uses a proactive approach to software, maintenance, security, and applications. 
Preferred Qualifications:

•    SAP S/4 HANA experience in Finance. Experience working on an S/4 HANA conversion project would be a plus.
•    Additional functional expertise in Finance to Manage area (Projects, Accounts Payable (AP), Accounts Receivable (AR), Purchase Requisition (PR), Purchase Order (PO), Contract Management (CM), Invoice Processing (IV), Business Partner (BP), Vendor Master, Customer Master, Fiori Apps, and end-user security roles).
•    Background in using a variety of programming languages and protocols.
•    Knowledge of analyzing customized SAP integrations.
•    Proficiency in ERP systems, Business Warehouse, BPC, Microsoft Office Suite.
•    Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and prioritize competing tasks.
Essential Behavioral Attributes:

•    Must be self-motivated, team-oriented, and able to operate with minimal supervision.
•    Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. 
•    Creativity in proactively developing approaches to problems, recommending actions, and implementing those recommendations.




American National offers eligible employees and their families medical, dental, vision, and basic life insurance. Employees are able to enroll in our company’s 401k plan. Employees also receive annually a bank of paid time off and paid holidays.   We aspire to see people for what they bring to our corporate culture by supporting an inclusive work environment, including an emphasis on a healthy work-life balance, development opportunities, and a casual dress code.


American National is an established, stable, and successful multi-line insurance corporation that has provided financial strength and a sense of security to employees, customers and business partners since 1905.  With focus on our organization’s values and cultural richness: Financial Strength, Integrity, Respect, Service and Teamwork (FIRST) and Agility, Collaboration, and Engagement (ACE) we continue to pursue our vision to be a leading provider of financial products and services for current and future generations.


Hiring Practices

The preceding job posting was designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this position. It is not intended to be interpreted as a comprehensive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications.  We are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role, but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with the job qualifications, we still encourage you to apply. You may be just the right candidate for this position or other opportunities at American National.


American National’s recruitment policies help us place individuals in a timely and efficient manner. Only the most qualified candidates will be contacted by our recruiting team. Candidates may check the status of their application(s) by logging into our Career Portal.  Learn more about our company, by following us on social media: LinkedInFacebookInstagram


American National is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, genetic information or any other legally protected categories. American National is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities.


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“If you believe you can make a difference in the lives of our clients, if you’re willing to work hard, if you want a fulfilling career, and if your values match ours, then I want you to work for American National. ” – James Pozzi, Former President and CEO.




Nearest Major Market: Galveston
Nearest Secondary Market: Houston

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