IBM Oracle Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)/Financials Cloud Architect in San Jose, California

Job Description

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The Oracle Cloud ERP/Financials Solution Lead is a delivery position that will work with account teams and clients to conduct assessments and workshops to position the Oracle Cloud ERP solution and help clients prepare for moving to the Oracle Cloud. This individual will also serve as cloud ERP subject matter advisor or delivery lead during the duration of the project lifecycle.

Experience implementing Oracle Cloud ERP (Core Financials and Procurement) as a project manager or lead and functional knowledge of the Cloud ERP solution suite is required. You must be familiar with the Oracle Implementation and Customer Success program and know how to team successfully with Oracle during the delivery process. Financials business process knowledge is required. For example, experience implementing best practices related to Chart of Accounts (COA) design or internal procurement and accounts payable processes. Require functional and working knowledge of key financial applications e.g. G/L, AP, AR, Cash Management, Procurement, Fixed Assets, Projects and Financial reporting. Knowledge of Oracle Financial Accounting Hub and Revenue Management is a plus. 

Collaborate with extraordinary, insightful professionals in an environment that cultivates creativity and individuality. Meet with clients, gather business requirements from the line of business and solution how the Oracle Cloud ERP will satisfy the business requirements. Work with sales and account teams and proposal solutioners to help win Oracle ERP projects. Business case development experience is desired but not required. For project implementations you will be part of ramp up and design as a solution subject matter leader and serve in a full time capacity on engagements as an implementation of functional lead.

This role will have exposure and familiarity to multi-dimensional industries during the sales cycle. Ability to work with geographically dispersed teams embracing time zone and cultural aspects is a key to the success of this position. Ability of effectively work with global nearshore/offshore application configuration, development and technical teams.

The Oracle Cloud ERP Lead main responsibilities include:

  • Act as Oracle Cloud subject matter expert providing best-practice guidance on supply chain business processes and implementation approaches

  • Solution Oracle Cloud ERP and participate in sales activities

  • Facilitate and/or conduct requirements workshops as part of sales activities

  • Develop solution scope and make implementation recommendations

  • Participate and help with Oral presentations

  • Kick off project initiation and design

  • Serve as a project Lead for project delivery

BENEFITS

Health Insurance. Paid time off. Corporate Holidays. Sick leave. Family planning. Financial Guidance. Competitive 401K. Training and Learning. We continue to expand our benefits and programs, offering some of the best support, guidance and coverage for a diverse employee population.

  • http://www-01.ibm.com/employment/us/benefits at http://www-01.ibm.com/employment/us/benefits/2016BenefitsBrochure.pdf

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CAREER GROWTH

Our goal is to be essential to the world, which starts with our people. Company wide we kicked off an internal talent strategy program called Go Organic. At our core, we are committed to believing and investing in our workforce through:

  • Skill development: helping our employees grow their foundational skills

  • Finding the dream job at IBM: navigating our company with the potential for many careers by channeling an employee’s strengths and career aspirations

  • Diversity of people: Diversity of thought driving collective innovation

CORPORATE CITIZENSHIP

With an employee population of 375,000 in over 170 countries, amazingly we connect, collaborate, and care. IBMers drive a corporate culture of shared responsibility. We love grand challenges and everyday improvements for our company and for the world. We care about each other, our clients, and the communities we live, work, and play in!

  • http://www.ibm.com/ibm/responsibility/initiatives.html

  • http://www.ibm.com/ibm/responsibility/corporateservicecorps

Candidates from all locations considered; however candidates that live in or near one of the following cities preferred: Atlanta, Chicago, Columbus, Houston, Dallas, Raleigh, Washington DC Metro Area, Piscataway, Philadelphia.

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Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • At least 24-36 months experience in the completion of two full life-cycle implementations with Oracle ERP Cloud as a Functional Lead

  • At least 2 years experience in demonstrated understanding of Oracle ERP Cloud concepts and general module functionality for financial accounting and procurement

  • At least 7 years consultancy experience working with ebusiness (eBS) or other Oracle financial systems

  • At least 7 years experience in the 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

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • At least 7 years consultancy experience working with financial systems

  • At least 24-36 months of experience in the completion of two full life-cycle implementations with Oracle Cloud ERP suite as a SME

  • At least 2 years experience in demonstrated understanding of Oracle Cloud ERP concepts and general module functionality

  • At least 7 years experience in the 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

  • At least 1 year experience with either JDE or Peoplesoft

EO Statement

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.