Oracle Solution Specialist - Financial Planning - NetSuite Services in Salt Lake City, Utah

Intermediate-level consulting professional who has a general understanding of solutions or technology designs within a product/technology family. Works directly with Consulting sales to analyze customer business needs.

Performs standard duties and tasks with some oversight in order to design business solutions utilizing Oracle products and technology to meet customer needs. Operates within defined policies and processes by applying Oracle methodology, company procedures, leading practices, and creativity to develop business solutions on moderately complex customer engagements. May assist in influencing customer leadership in acceptance of Oracle solutions and services to facilitate the closing of consulting deals. Builds a network and up-to-date specific industry or product knowledge.

2-5 years of experience relevant to this position including 1-2 years consulting experience preferred. Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience. Some product, technology or industry expertise. Basic ability to craft and articulate strategic solutions. General knowledge of implementation methodologies and best practices. Knowledge of competitive & partner products, technology and solutions. Ability to travel as needed.

Oracle is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and protected veterans status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Overview:

As part of the Consulting Solutions Group practice, the Solution Principal role is responsible for working jointly with the Oracle NetSuite direct Sales and Account Management groups to provide scoping, solutioning and estimation of the Professional Services effort required for new sales opportunities. The Solution Principal will also be responsible for working directly with customers to document and validate their business requirements in budgeting, forecasting and reporting, and map them to NetSuite ERP and Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service (PBCS) functionalities.

The Solution Principal is also responsible for presenting and delivery of the final Statement of Work (SOW) for the Professional Services to implement the products sold. Although the initial customer requirements are obtained by the Sales team, the Solution Principal may from time to work with the Sales team during the initial discovery and demo process to ensure that the prospect s requirements are fully understood and included in the implementation SOW.

Responsibilities include:

  • Partner with a team of sales representatives and Solutions Consultants in the specific Vertical to validate in and out of scope requirements and assist with solutioning as necessary

  • Collaborate with Practice Vertical Leads, Practice Directors and Practice Managers to determine best approach to Professional Service offerings based on prospect and scope

  • Manage and prioritize Professional Services opportunities

  • Create Statements of Work and develop cost estimates for Professional Services efforts

  • Manage and prioritize requests from both Direct and Account Management teams

  • Maintain Professional Services Engagement Record updates within our internal sales force automation system to manage and prioritize Professional Services sales opportunities

  • Develop, deliver and sell high-impact Professional Services Value Proposition

  • Participate in pricing and Statement of Work presentations to prospective customers to present and discuss contents of an SOW

  • Provide explanations to prospects for questions regarding SOWs and Oracle NetSuite offerings

  • Negotiate with prospects regarding inclusions/exclusions in the scope of the SOW and update pricing accordingly

  • Serves as sales technical support on Oracle NetSuite and PBCS opportunities.

  • Works on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of numerous factors

  • Demonstrates experience in translating customer business requirements into workable business solutions, either as a software solution or a re-engineering initiative

  • Knowledge transfer to the Professional Services implementation team

  • Ability to acquire and maintain an understanding of Oracle NetSuite and Oracle EPM products

  • Assisting clients with mapping their budget & priorities to the scope and deployment strategy

Preferred Qualifications/Skills include:

  • Bachelor's degree, preferably in Accounting, Finance or Business Management

  • 1 year of relevant professional experience.

  • 1 year of consulting or system administration experience in NetSuite ERP or other similar systems

  • Experience with Oracle PBCS Cloud is a benefit

  • Financial planning and analysis or corporate finance experience a plus

  • Experience working with sales teams, ideally in a services and/or product pre-sales role

  • Experience preparing and presenting solution value propositions

  • Experience creating Statements of Work and cost estimates

  • Strong customer and negotiation skills

  • Strong customer relationship acumen and consulting skills

  • Excellent presentation and interpersonal skills

  • Experience successfully delivering presentations via web conferencing

  • Excellent understanding of common industry standard business practices as related to core ERP processes

  • Financial application package experience, plus a good understanding of accounting principles

  • Experience in full cycle implementations of CRM, ERP and eCommerce applications desirable

  • NetSuite platform experience strongly preferred, however competing offerings may be considered

  • Demonstrated experience in translating customer business requirements into workable world class business solutions, either as a software solution or a re-engineering initiative

Job: *Consulting

Organization: *Oracle

Title: Solution Specialist - Financial Planning - NetSuite Services

Location: United States

Requisition ID: 1800105L

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