SAP Financial Systems IT Associate
Avon Lake, OH 
Posted 7 days ago
Job Description


Avient Corporation (formerly PolyOne Corporation), with 2020 revenues of $3.8 billion, provides specialized and sustainable material solutions that transform customer challenges into opportunities, bringing new products to life for a better world. Examples include:

  • Barrier technologies that preserve the shelf-life and quality of food, beverages, medicine and other perishable goods through high-performance materials that require less plastic
  • Light-weighting solutions that replace heavier traditional materials like metal, glass and wood, which can improve fuel efficiency in all modes of transportation
  • Breakthrough technologies that minimize wastewater and improve the recyclability of materials and packaging across a spectrum of end uses

Avient employs approximately 9,100 associates and is certified ACC Responsible Care and a founding member of the Alliance to End Plastic Waste. For more information, visit .


At Avient, we strive for a culture of trust and engagement. Our associates are leading company initiatives such as Lead by Women, HYPE and Pride to advance diversity in professional and personal development. We also provide our associates with robust development programs such as Avient Academy, Lean Six Sigma, and various leadership workshops to allow for career growth in a variety of ways. With workplace flexibility, health and wellness programs, casual dress days, and paid time off for community service, we are committed to building upon our positive momentum.

At Avient, we believe diversity of ideas and backgrounds gives us the creativity to be successful in a rapidly changing world. In support of this, we stress equality of opportunity for all qualified individuals in accordance with applicable laws. Decisions on hiring, promotion, development, compensation or advancement are based solely on a person's qualifications, abilities, experience and performance.

Job Summary

We are seeking an IT associate that will work with our SAP Financial Systems team across an array of financial applications including SAP FICO, SAP ARIBA, SAP Concur, Hyperien, and AP automation platforms. You will join a global organization operating in over 40 countries and be responsible for implementing and enhancing world class financial applications. You will develop your business analyst skills that will be valuable in partnering with the Finance organization and many other areas of the business to evaluate opportunities to improve and streamline the recording and reporting of financial transactions with the goal of driving business results. You will also be a key member of ensuring timely and accurate integration of newly acquired companies in a fast-paced global organization.

Essential Functions

  • Makes configuration and coding changes within the SAP FI and CO modules and other applications such as SAP Ariba, Hyperion, Itesoft FMFI, and SAP Concur
  • Transform financial applications by developing and cultivating key relationships throughout the business
  • Maintain relevant technical documentation to ensure streamlined support and knowledge transfer within areas of responsibility
  • Provides break-fix support to any solution and system
  • Troubleshoot and resolve issues impacting the business
  • Provide technical and functional support for all key financial systems
  • Other duties and projects as assigned


Education, Experience and Skills

  • Bachelors of Science degree in Computer Science, Business, Information Systems or related business field required
  • 1+ years of experience, strong internship experience would qualify as well
  • SAP or Oracle experience is preferred
  • Experience implementing or supporting a SAP S/4 landscape is preferred
  • Ability to work independently and as a part of a global team at all levels is required
  • Excellent collaboration skills within a team, across other IT functions, and with business users is required
  • Superior trouble-shooting and problem solving skills is required
  • Successful candidates will be driven to succeed while fostering a great place to work


Each position at Avient focuses on eight Core Competencies as a Leader of Self. Additionally, management positions focus on Leadership Competencies as a Leader of Others and/or a Leader of the Business. These competencies are designed to drive behavior that will ultimately help our associates excel at their current roles, while supporting individual and career development.


This position requires on-call availability to resolve critical system issues during non-stand hours on a rotational basis and as needed availability during non-standard hours to complete time sensitive project activities or communicate with global team members. This position may also require occasional travel (up to 10%) as needed.

Physical Demands

The characteristics listed below are representative of the physical and environmental demands required by an individual to successfully perform the essential duties of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

  • Requires standing and sitting for prolonged periods of time, talking and listening
  • Must be able to walk and use hands
  • Typically work is in an office environment where the noise level is low to moderate

Avient Corporation is a drug free workplace. Avient is an equal opportunity employer. We maintain a policy of non-discrimination in providing equal employment to all qualified employees and candidates regardless of race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, protected veteran's status, or other legally protected classification in accordance with applicable federal, state and local law.

PolyOne is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and provides equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status, or other legally protected classification in the state in which a person is seeking employment. PolyOne will use E-Verify to ensure employment eligibility of newly hired employees where required.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
1+ years
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