Job description / Role
Oracle ERP Financial Functional Consultant
As an Oracle ERP Financial Functional Consultant, you are primarily responsible for capturing, analyzing and estimating customer business requirements and translating them into Oracle ERP / Oracle Cloud ERP solution architecture that fit within the customer's business environment and business objectives.
You will lead complex functional/process analysis and facilitates workshops with senior customer resources and subject matter experts. Captures and understands client's business requirements and specifies system, application or process designs.
You should also be in involved in a bid process in mapping the client requirements to the base product functionality to present a product fit. You should lead the complex functional analysis and review the solution overview, functional designs, technical designs, configuration within the project. You are overall contributor to deliver a fully-functioning solution to the client.
You liaise with business analysts for the requirements, management for the estimations and high level planning, functional architects, technical architects, designers, developers, product team, and test teams for the solution implementation, during the entire phase of a project implementation.
Leads teams of designers and developers throughout the implementation life cycles to produce analysis and designs for new and ongoing projects demonstrating:
- In depth knowledge of functional domains such as: General Ledger, Accounts Payables, Accounts Receivables, Fixed Assets , Cash Management and Forecasting, Budgeting, Intercompany Accounting, Encumbrance Accounting, Subledger Accounting SLA, Treasury Management, Tax Management, Financial Consolidation ,Cost Management and others
- In depth knowledge of the overall architecture of Oracle ERP and/or Oracle Cloud ERP.
- Expertise in application of Oracle's Implementation methodology.
- Expertise in supporting Testing, Defects Analysis and Fixing in sync with product development and support
- Demonstrate extensive knowledge of the Oracle solution, and keep abreast with the product roadmap.
- Good understanding of Oracle technology
The Functional Consultant must be able to do the following task in their job function:
- Identify the appropriate software architecture based on the requirements and design elements contained in a system specification
- Analyses software requirements, defines solution parameters and specifications.
- Conduct formal workshops with the client to gather requirements, displaying knowledge of the business environment in defining the customer's needs
- Produce the estimations of the solution and involved in the high level planning and implementation methodology of the project.
- Able to be engaged in Pre-Sales activities and writing of technical proposals
- Leads the function design process. Facilitates design workshops.
- Negotiates and manages functional scope to reduce business and technical risks for both the client and Oracle Consulting
- Requires Software Development Lifecycle experience.
- Ramp up on Cloud methodology and approach
- Able to apply professional mastery and industry-wide understanding of technology, tools and methodologies to develop solutions in leading edge or critical situations.
- Viewed by customers as a trusted adviser
- Able to manage the customer and manage situations during the implementation process with the customer
- Assist software developers with the creation of detailed software design specifications.
- Perform software version control and maintain periodic compilation schedule.
- Should be able to review the technical solution designs, configuration aligned with the functional solution.
- Should be able to conduct trainings for clients and within oracle.
- Coordinate with the product team to provide inputs for the future enhancement of the product.
- Good team player and have strong analytical skills.
- Self-motivated with a lot of energy and drive
- Mentor junior consultants.
- Bachelors/Masters degree in Business Administration, Accounting or Engineering.
- Fluent in English and/or French on top of the Arabic mother tong
- Excellent presentation and verbal/written communication skills
- 8+ years experience in software industry. Working in a consultancy capacity on customer sites
- Previous strong hands on implementation experience of Fusion Applications, at least 3 full cycles of successful implementations
- Hands on implementation experience on Oracle Cloud Fusion of 2 projects minimum
- Business skills (Accounting, Budgeting, Costing, etc..)
- Flexible with travelling within the region (KSA, MEO and Africa)
- Working experience with global financial department.
- Ramp up on Cloud ERP product line
- Enterprise Planning and Budgeting/Hyperion Implementation Experience
- Financial Accounting HUB
- Project Management hands on
As part of Oracle's employment process candidates will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment screening process. This will involve identity and employment verification, professional references, education verification and professional qualifications and memberships (if applicable).
About the Company
Oracle offers an integrated array of applications, databases, servers, storage, and cloud technologies to empower modern business. For most companies, flexibility is critical. Oracle provides a wide choice of software, systems, and cloud deployment models - including public, on-premises, and hybrid clouds - to ensure that technology flexes to the unique needs of a business.
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