Accounting Systems Analyst
Location:
Posted:
October 29, 2016
Reference:
16001715
Brief Job Description:

The Regional Divisional Functional Expert (DFE) Accounting Systems Analyst would support the Global Controllers Organization with processes, functional knowledge and system expertise concerning operational execution of the end-to-end processes that impact Oracle's General Ledger and Intercompany Modules.


Department Description:

The Record to Report Global Process Organization is tasked with the ownership of all business process related to the general ledger that are in support of either the Shared Service Center's Country Controller's group, GFIC Controllers Group or Consolidation Controllers Group


Detailed Job Description:

This is a full-time opportunity managing processes at the largest business software company in the world, Oracle Corporation. As the DFE on the Record to Report Global Process Organization team, you will help support the end-to-end processes of the Global Controllers Organization.

Job duties are varied, complex and require limited independent judgment. Work as both an individual contributor and as a team member. Work is both routine and non-routine in nature. Work is complex involving the application of technical / business skills in area of specialization. Candidate must possess strong analytical and communication skills' in partnering with other internal groups. Strong spreadsheet skills and familiarity with Oracle Financials are essential.

Initially, the individual hired as DFE will work closely with the business and DPO to gain a solid understanding of the record to report processes and support the Controllers team as it relates to system applications. Further details are below:

    Participate in the evaluation of existing sub-processes and where appropriate perform analysis to identify efficiencies and cost saving initiatives.

    Triage service request concerning issues with General Ledger and/or Intercompany Modules.

    Ensure that IT has properly designed and tested the system and interfaces with other key Oracle modules prior to go-live.

    Conduct testing for patching and upgrades related to the General Ledger module and other key Oracle modules.

    Support global corporate initiatives ensuring the end-to-end process and policies align with US GAAP and Oracle Corporate Accounting Policies.

    Participate in collaborative efforts with the operations business teams and other process owners to devise solutions to problems that cross functions including general ledger, procurement, order management, operations etc.

    Standardize and document the end-to-end processes and policies and train the workforce to properly execute against the latest requirements.

    Participate in identification and implementation of systems-based solutions to emerging problems caused by changing business or workforce requirements.

    Perform GL and Intercompany related accounting setups for acquired company data into Oracle's existing infrastructure;

    Support month-end and quarter-end activities


Preferred Qualifications:

    BA/BS degree in Accounting or equivalent.

    3 years of finance/accounting/tax experience

    General Ledger experience

    Experience in working with Oracle's accounting modules and related applications with systems upgrade experience desirable.

    Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing and build strong relationships across geographies

    Detail oriented, yet able to identify issues and grasp concepts at a broader level

    Experience in working with the business from a finance perspective at global Fortune 500 enterprises

    Ability to effectively partner with IT to upgrade systems to meet business, US GAAP and statutory accounting requirements

Qualifications:
Maintain general accounting systems, policies, and procedures to ensure that proper information is reported in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.

As a member of the finance division, you will assist in accounting functions which may include general ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable, fixed assets, and inter-company transactions. Maintain the general ledger to include the preparation of journal entries, analysis, reconciliation and reporting. Maintain and implement general accounting systems. Conduct account reconciliation periodically, ledger close activities, and provide accurate financial data to support management in decision making. Develop and prepare financial reports including profit and loss, income and balance sheet statements. Review and analyze inter-company transactions. Ensure all journal entries comply with internal and external audit specifications. Participate in the ongoing development and maintenance of internal procedures and processes. May participate in special projects.

Duties and tasks are standard with some variation. Completes own role largely independently within defined policies and procedures. Strong analytical, prioritization and communication skills in partnering with other internal groups and management. Familiarity with Excel spreadsheets is essential. Familiarity with Oracle Financials is essential. 2 years accounting experience and BA/BS degree in Accounting or equivalent. Some positions need you to be bilingual in English and Spanish or Portuguese.

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.
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