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Oracle EBS Application Support Specialist

Location: New York City, NY
Date Posted: 10-18-2018



An international bank is seeking an Oracle E-Business Suite (EBS) Financials functional support to help implementing key Financial initiatives on the Oracle platform. Having a solid finance and accounting business awareness, a key competency of the role will be the ability to develop a thorough understanding of our financial business needs and translate them into application and operational requirements within the Oracle EBS Financials product family. The individual will then call upon his/her technical and functional knowledge of Oracle EBS Financials to deliver application design, module configuration/setup, user acceptance testing, and end-user training. Project Management across the full SDLC is a plus for this position. The scope of the role supports financial business users in North America locations.


Responsibilities
  • Provide functional support for Oracle EBS Financial modules (mainly in Fixed Assets, SLA) for North America and EMEA. 
· Analyze, design, configure and test Oracle Fixed Assets and SLA enhancements to support business processes. 

  • Good understanding of Ledger structure and inter dependency in R12.x. 

  • Subject matter expert in Fixed Asset functionality, e.g. depreciation, tax books, retirement and etc.

  • Participate in Oracle Assets and SLA projects involving configuration, implementation, testing and user training.

  • Liaise across IT domains to deliver Oracle Financials functionality including but not limited to infrastructure engineering, database, security and operations support.

  • Provide day to day support of the Oracle Financials environment including applying periodic patches, reporting requirements, ad-hoc requests from business and production system support.

  • Continuously reviews opportunities for improvement in how Oracle Fixed Assets and SLA platforms are leveraged, and brings best practices to the forefront. 

  • Must be able to produce detailed system requirements specifications, data flow diagrams, test plans, swim lane and process diagrams using standardized documentation methods

  • Ensure that proposed solutions comply with the company’s technology direction.

  • Ensure compliance with company’s change and security policies. 

  • Work closely with Oracle development team in the creation and validation of user interfaces and functional/non-functional requirements.

  • Provide general technical support for Oracle EBS Financials system and user training

  • Late night production support and weekend implementation work will be required


End user requirements management (20%)
Designing, configuring, developing, testing, and improving Oracle Financials platform. (35%)
Project Management (10%)
Production support for FA, SLA and GL issues. (35%)


Qualifications
  • Experience/Knowledge
  • Demonstrated hands on technical understanding of Oracle Financials concepts in R12.x and general module functionality 
  • Good finance and accounting knowledge 
  • Ability to clearly describe end-to-end business processes and the key integration points, work cross-functionally across different business processes within an organization, and knowledge of challenges faced by implementation teams 
  • Strong analytical, written, and verbal communication skills 
  • Project Management skills using MS Project a plus


Required Skills
  • Must have Oracle Financials R12 implementation experience with a number of Financial Modules such as, Assets, SLA and etc.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to drive consensus and absorb and present complex ideas in a succinct and accurate manner.
  • Have a team oriented approach 
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in Oracle EBS Financials. Oracle R12.1 or higher experience is a must
  • Experience in finance and accounting industry a plus 
  • Should have strong English communication and writing skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent troubleshooting and problem solving abilities
  • Must be willing to work in an energetic, fast paced and team-oriented development environment
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities effectively is a necessity
  • Functional level support and leadership in identifying and implementing new Financial modules 
  • Minimum 3+ year TOAD/SQL experience is a must

  • University Degree/Preferably in a field related to computer science/software engineering or finance/accounting

  • Oracle Financials certification a plus


 
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