Eaton Corporation Specialist - IT, Oracle Financials Functional Support - PTP in Pune, India

Eaton is a power management company with 2017 sales of $20.4 billion. We provide energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton is dedicated to improving the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services. Eaton has approximately 96,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries.

Eaton India Information Technology Center (EITC) is focused on the key objective of creating value for Eaton’s Enterprise IT needs and contributes to key strategic objectives by leveraging the talent base in global and regional initiatives that improve Eaton’s competitive advantage, standardization and drive cost out. EITC provides an environment and opportunity to accelerate individual careers in a challenging environment that provides exposure to a world class Information Technology footprint. Employees at EITC are currently part of a globally diverse team of IT professionals who own and deliver solutions to our internal and external customers through capabilities in areas such as ERP, Engineering, Customer Facing Solutions, Business Intelligence, Architecture, Integration, Infrastructure, QA, Application development, Project Management, Security and Compliance etc.,

ADQS CoE within Eaton IT is responsible for application engineering, development, quality assurance and support. ADQS CoE support team is looking for a Specialist – Oracle Financials Functional Support - PTP. The primary objective of this position involves (1) owning & managing Oracle financials incidents and requests raised by application users, process owners and others through column case and remedy and addressing them while adhering to the SLAs set (2) working closely with Global Financial Shared Services and Systems (GFSS), Administrative CoE and IT BRMs to understand business requirements and working with peers and technical support team and deliver solutions and services (3) acting as a coach and mentor for Oracle financials IT technical support team.

Candidate should have (1) excellent functional and business process knowledge of Oracle R12 procure to pay (PTP) including sub ledger accounting (SLA) and e-business tax concepts (2) good understanding of order to cash (OTC) and record to report (RTR) business processes (3) good understanding of Oracle Applications EBS R12 table structure and ability to write complex queries to extract and analyze data (4) good understanding of end to end IT service management processes such as incident management, request management, problem management, change management and release management.

Key responsibilities:

  • Provides strong leadership to develop best practices for effective functional support in PTP business process area.

  • Reviews, analyzes and provides effective resolution to functional issues in PTP business process within defined service agreements.

  • Prioritizes functional tickets leveraging solid understanding of business processes and Oracle applications to minimize impact on business operations.

  • Partner with GFSS, Administrative CoE and IT BRMs to understand business requirements and work with peers and technical support team and deliver solutions and services and identify opportunities for automation leading to increased operational efficiency.

  • Interprets and analyzes business requirements or change requests and partners with IT technical support teams to solve business problems and enhance business value.

  • Evaluates, proposes, and recommends alternative solutions to GFSS functional teams and change control board (CCB) to solve business problems and improve business processes.

  • Provides strong support leadership by adhering to standard departmental policies, processes and documentation guidelines for support delivery

  • Analyzes and troubleshoots complex production issues and drives resolution within agreed SLA’s.

  • Monitors incident trends to identify potential problem areas, analyses and provides a permanent solution where possible or a workaround to ensure quality of service and availability is maintained.

  • Evaluates and recommends alternative solutions to solve business problems in order to ensure agreed level of service availability.

  • Drives efficiency and suggests improvements in Incident Management, Request Fulfillment, Problem Management and Change Management processes to enhance productivity and customer satisfaction. (Continuous Improvement)

  • Maintains quality and schedule of deliverables by ensuing proper reviews and approvals of design and code, regression and performance testing as required, obtaining UAT approval before code is moved to production

  • Performs peer review of functional design and makes suggestions, recommendations for improvements

  • Coordinates month end activities with business users, EDM, Control-M and other production support teams to ensure issues are addressed in timely manner

  • Establishes monthly review process with Business and IT leaders, prepares and presents trends and analysis of incidents and requests, problem management activities undertaken by the team

  • Manages engagement across all customer groups, IT, Strategic suppliers and vendor partners

  • Leads communication and drives recommendations to enable business process improvements across multiple business groups and engages senior leadership as needed

  • Provides an understanding of both technology and business concepts and is able to articulate business processes. Recommends improvements to functional and business processes.

  • Consults with customers and IT managers to develop, define, and prioritize work assignments and work delivery.

  • Ensures sign-off on all major system deliverables by stakeholders

  • Performs risk management planning, risk identification and mitigation planning

Qualifications

  • Must have proficiency in Procure to Pay business process with good understanding of Order to Cash and Record to Report business processes.

  • Must have proficiency in Oracle Purchasing, iProcurement, Cost Management, Accounts Payable, Payments modules and Bank Integration.

  • Must have good understanding of accounting and month end processes.

  • Should have knowledge of Oracle Projects, Projects Costing, Fixed Assets, General Ledger Receivables, Advanced Global Intercompany System, Advanced Collections, Deductions Management, and Credit Management.

  • Should have strong understanding of Oracle Applications table structure & data flows and ability to write complex queries to extract and analyze data.

  • Should have strong knowledge around how to work with Oracle Support - work service requests and escalate issues - in order to optimize support levels.

  • Should have good understanding of Sub Ledger Accounting (SLA) and e-business tax.

  • Should have prior experience of working in Oracle Applications (R12) support function.

  • Ability to own and maintain BR 100 and other AIM documentation like MD050 and MD070.

  • Knowledge of Oracle manufacturing process will be an advantage.

  • Experience with OBIEE is desirable.

  • Excellent team player - self-motivated and committed with an ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with experience of direct customer involvement and strong customer focus

  • Demonstrates capability to make quality, strong and timely decisions

Basic Qualifications:

  • Should have a four year college degree in computer science or related field

  • Should have at least 13 years of relevant industry experience out of which minimum 9 years on implementing and supporting Oracle applications EBS R12.

  • Should have at least three end to end Oracle Implementations experience as functional or techno-functional analyst / consultant.

  • Should have prior experience of supporting Oracle Applications

We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters.

We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We’re ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we’re committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.

Job: Information Technology

Region: Asia Pacific

Organization: Corporate Sector

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Schedule: Full-time

Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No

Does this position offer relocation?: Relocation from within hiring country only

Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

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