Oracle ERP Financial Functional Consultant



Ref: RP556-2745

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Oracle cloud ERP /Finance principal consultant /functional consultant

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What you'll do

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 meet their business objectives.

You will lead complex functional/process analysis and facilitates workshops with senior customer resources and subject matter experts. You will capture and understand client's business requirements and facilitate process design aligned to the modern best practices and critical to quality customer's processes.

You will also be required to lead the complex functional analysis and review of solutions, 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.

You may also be required to be involved in pre-sales activities in mapping the client requirements to the base product functionality to present a product fit including custom solutions needed (if any) with its draft estimates/ resource loading. This may require participating in discovery sessions at client sites and capturing accurate understanding of customer's business needs and support pre sales in responding accordingly.

Lead 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, Budgeting, Intercompany Accounting, Encumbrance Accounting, Subledger Accounting SLA, Tax Management, Cost Management and others.

The candidate should have In depth knowledge of the overall architecture of Oracle ERP and/or Oracle Cloud ERP.

Should have a good understanding how ERP works in tandem with EPM, PPM, SCM, RMCS, Risk Cloud and other modules.

Should have clear understanding of how the standard Oracle /Oracle Fusion product can be integrated with other third party applications meeting all business requirements, minimizing information loss and optimizing technical complexity.

Should have good experience in extensions design, development, testing and deployment from a functional perspective.

Should have expertise in application of Oracle's Implementation methodology. Should have solid hands on experience in cutover and data migration. Should have clarity of data migration ensuring reconciliation between source data and migrated data and sub-ledger vs general ledger.

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 engage 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 or Accounting or Engineering.
- Preference will be given to a candidate holding a professional accounting qualification like CPA/CA/CMA/ACCA or other similar qualification.


- Fluent in English.
- Fluency in Arabic will be considered an added advantage
- Excellent presentation and verbal/written communication skills
- Soft skills to be able to manage stakeholders, both internal and external, to meet desired outcomes.
- Domain skills (Accounting, Budgeting, Costing, etc.)


- 8+ years of 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.


- Working experience with global financial department.
- Exposure to working with EPM, PPM/Unifier, SCM, FAH, RMCS, Risk Cloud etc.
- Implementation Experience.
- Flexible with travelling within the region (KSA, MEO and Africa)

An experienced consulting professional who has a broad understanding of solutions, industry best practices, multiple business processes or technology designs within a product/technology family. Operates independently to provide quality work products to an engagement. Performs varied and complex duties and tasks that need independent judgment, in order to implement Oracle products and technology to meet customer needs. Applies Oracle methodology, company procedures, and leading practices.

Operates independently to provide quality work products to an engagement. Performs varied and complex duties and tasks that need independent judgment, in order to implement Oracle products and technology to meet customer needs. Applies Oracle methodology, company procedures, and leading practices. Demonstrates expertise to deliver functional and technical solutions on moderately complex customer engagements. May lead the solution design and implementation aspects of engagement(s) ensuring high quality, integrated software solutions within constraints of time and budget. May act as the team lead on projects, providing coaching, guidance and feedback to develop skills of team members. Effectively consults with management of customer organizations. Participates in business development activities. Develops and leads detailed solutions for moderately complex projects.

6-8 years of experience relevant to this position including 3-4 years consulting experience preferred. Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience preferred. Product or technical expertise relevant to practice focus. Ability to communicate effectively. Ability to build rapport with team members and clients. Ability to travel as needed.

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