Waters SAP Senior Business Systems Analyst - Back-Office - Europe in Guyancourt, France

For over 50 years, Waters Corporation has developed innovative analytical science solutions to support customer discoveries, operations, performance, and regulatory compliance. Specifically, the company designs, manufactures, sells, and services high performance liquid chromatography, ultra performance liquid chromatography, and mass spectrometry technology systems and support products primarily in the United States, Europe, Japan, and Asia. Our innovations enable significant advancements within the pharmaceutical, life science, biochemical, industrial, food safety, environmental, academic and government industries. Waters is a publicly traded corporation (NYSE:WAT) with more than 6,000 employees and is represented in more than 100 countries around the world.

Part of the European Headquarters Business Systems Organization , he/she will be a key member of our Back-Office team. Main responsibilities will be to support our end-user community across Europe and also to participate in evolution of our current information systems.

The functional domain will be all applications used/needed by our Back-Office F&A department : all the order to cash flows, Finance , HR , Analytics. In an international environment he /she will be the principal interface between the users and the systems. So, he / she will have to provide training, and daily support to end-users and manage projects.

He / she will also participate to the users request analysis and prioritization as well as the testing and deployment phases. This part of the job will be done in close collaboration with our technical experts and corporate IT resources. The governance of the business needs as well as ensuring the user compliance will be key functions.

  • Identify, qualify and formalize business need in a WW environment: He /she will have to develop a close relation with the business (participate/drive Key user meetings..) to gather/qualify the requirement and be able to work with the business to document them.

  • Prioritize business needs with a close relation with our corporate IT team and work on the design solution

  • Implement, deploy and support new functionalities

  • Support user: in daily contact with our end users, he / she must have the ability to understand quickly the questions in relation with our complex business scenarios and propose answers. He / she may need to organize meetings to sort out as quickly as possible the raised issues. The "support" of our end user is a key function.

  • Training : Beginner & Advanced end user training on the different SAP modules are organised every year and a participation to those sessions will be required.

  • Minimum of 7 years experience in a Back-office (F&A) and/or Information System department in an international organization

  • SAP functional expertise on SD / MM/ FI / Analysis for Ms Office (BW)

  • Being comfortable in direct contact and communication with end users

  • Being able to train people & lead meetings

  • Ability to drive project

  • Important to have a good global business understanding


  • Willing to travel (approximately 10% of your time)

  • Good communication skills, team spirit and good level of autonomy

  • Ability to understand quickly complex flow

  • International experience


Bac + 5 with knowledge in project management and in one or more of the business domains described above.


English : fluency required in both oral and written

This opportunity is open to both men and women, and the recruitment is internal and external to the Company.


Company Name: Waters Division