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SAP HCM Technofunctional, Senior Analyst


New York, NY, US

Explore the possibilities across our global house of brands.

Defined by inclusivity rather than exclusivity, Tapestry embraces the exploration of individuality and invests in helping you grow personally and professionally. Every individual in our global house has the opportunity to make an impact, learn and be part of our growing and unique story.

At Tapestry, we have the freedom to express ourselves and run with our best ideas across Coach, Kate Spade New York, and Stuart Weitzman. We share a profound belief in both our individual and collective potential, and know that with hard work and dedication, anything is possible.

Overall Objective:

The SAP HCM Technofunctional Senior Analyst provides day-to-day support for the existing (T) SAP ERP Payroll systems. The applicant must have a sound understanding of SAP ECP processes and must be hands-on with SAP Functional and Technical Support, including but not limited to ECP Configuration, Process Models, Payroll Operations, Schemas, Canada and US Payroll. Knowledge of ABAP programming, LSMW, technical Payroll transactions and Reporting is preferred. Knowledge of Employee Central and associated processes such as Replication is a plus. Knowledge or experience with Workforce Software Time and Attendance is also a plus. 


Key Responsibilities:

  • Has HR and Payroll functional and technical knowledge to interact with business and internal teams
  • Understands SAP HR and Payroll functionality and the technical landscape that supports it
  • Understands SAP HR-ABAP programming and the basic tools that help support the SAP ECP landscape
  • Understands how to take business requirements and convert to technical requirements
  • Has developed or managed development of SAP HCM interfaces, conversions, reports, enhancements, forms and workflow objects; has hands-on knowledge of SPRO layout, payroll schemas and rules, including configuration and development components
  • Comfortable with testing standard and custom objects, setting up test scenarios and completing UAT requirements
  • Can meet production Payroll support requirements as needed, including overnight and weekend support
  • Proficient in Excel, SE16 in ECP and data reconciliation techniques such as VLOOKUP, PIVOTs
  • Enforce data integrity through regular audits and data transaction best practices
  • Trains leaders, associates and HRBP community on system functionality and supporting processes for new and existing system deployments
  • Proactively explores and identifies new system features or functionality and vets with clients and executive teams as needed (including the validation and enablement of new releases
  • Documents functional requirements, Standard Operating Procedures, System Administration Guide and ‘how-to’ instructions for point solution(s) as assigned
  • Must support Workforce Time and Attendance processes as needed 


The accomplished individual will possess:


  • Bachelor's degree or foreign equivalent in Computer Engineering, Electronic Engineering, OR a related technical field preferred and at least 5 years of experience in HR ABAP development or ECP Configuration or both, and troubleshooting SAP ERP HCM (Human Capital Management) functionalities
  • 6+ years in the SAP domain
  • Hands on experience in SAP ECP Configuration and working knowledge of HR-ABAP development
  • 2+ SAP US Payroll implementations; Knowledge of Canada Payroll is desirable
  • Knowledge about Payroll Schemas and how custom payroll functions are embedded into it
  • Understanding of HR Payroll Execution Process, Finance tables and transactions as they integrate with SAP Payroll
  • At least two years of Production Support experience for system and operational activities across the extended HR System portfolio
  • Experienced with SAP HR upgrades
  • Experienced using LSMW, SAP Query
  • Experienced in EXCEL
  • Knowledge of Workforce Time and Attendance software is a plus

Our Competencies for All Employees

  • Drive for Results: Can be counted on to exceed goals successfully; is constantly and consistently one of the top performers; very bottom-line oriented; steadfastly pushes self and others for results.
  • Customer Focus: Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; gets first-hand customer information and uses it for improvements in products and services; acts with customers in mind; establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect.
  • Creativity: Comes up with a lot of new and unique ideas; easily makes connections among previously unrelated notions; tends to be seen as original and value-added in brainstorming settings.
  • Interpersonal Savvy: Relates well to all kinds of people, up, down, and sideways, inside and outside the organization; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact; can diffuse even high-tension situations comfortably.
  • Learning on the Fly: Learns quickly when facing new problems; a relentless and versatile learner; open to change; analyzes both successes and failures for clues to improvement; experiments and will try anything to find solutions; enjoys the challenge of unfamiliar tasks; quickly grasps the essence and the underlying structure of anything.
  • Perseverance: Pursues everything with energy, drive, and a need to finish; seldom gives up before finishing, especially in the face of resistance or setbacks.
  • Dealing with Ambiguity: Can effectively cope with change; can shift gears comfortably; can decide and act without having the total picture; isn’t upset when things are up in the air; doesn’t have to finish things before moving on; can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty.

Our Competencies for All People Managers

  • Strategic Agility: Sees ahead clearly; can anticipate future consequences and trends accurately; has broad knowledge and perspective; is future oriented; can articulately paint credible pictures and visions of possibilities and likelihoods; can create competitive and breakthrough strategies and plans.
  • Building Effective Teams: Blends people into teams when needed; creates strong morale and spirit in their team; shares wins and successes; fosters open dialogue; lets people finish and be responsible for their work; defines success in terms of the whole team; creates a feeling of belonging in the team.
  • Managerial Courage: Doesn’t hold back anything that needs to be said; provides current, direct, complete, and “actionable” positive and corrective feedback to others; lets people know where they stand; faces up to people problems on any person or situation (not including direct reports) quickly and directly; is not afraid to take negative action when necessary.

Tapestry, Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and we pride ourselves on hiring and developing the best people. All employment decisions (including recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, transfer, training, discipline and termination) are based on the applicant’s or employee’s qualifications as they relate to the requirements of the position under consideration. These decisions are made without regard to age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic characteristics, race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, national origin, alienage, citizenship, disability, marital status, military status, pregnancy, or any other legally-recognized protected basis prohibited by applicable law. #LI-CE1 Visit Tapestry, Inc. at

Req ID:  86948