Senior Principal Consultant
Location:
Reston , Virginia
Posted:
December 28, 2016
Reference:
160010IG
PeopleSoft Functional Financials Consultant
TS/SCI clearance


Job description
PeopleSoft Financials modules - Accounts Payable, General Ledger, Asset Management, Purchasing and eProcurement. The candidate must have significant experience in complex PeopleSoft environments and working with a blend of staff, consultants, and outsourcing providers. Must be a functional subject matter expert with one or more of the relevant modules with a preference for General Ledger, Accounts Payable, and Purchasing as well as a good PeopleSoft technical foundational background.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Lead small to mid-size implementation and enhancement projects
Perform as Business Analyst and subject matter expert (SME) with identified PeopleSoft modules
Gather requirements - lead discovery efforts
Support clients in their testing of applications
Conduct system testing of changes/fixes/enhancements of applications supported
Troubleshooting of noted applications providing production support
Participate in analysis and implementation of patches and upgrades
Participate in all audit and governance activities
Ensure assignments are completed with highest quality and within Service Level Agreement
Potential to expand to other related areas such as Hyperion Essbase

Background
Proven functional subject matter expert with technical background in full lifecycle support of PeopleSoft; expertise including at least 3 of the following PeopleSoft Financial modules, General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Asset Management, Purchasing, on a recent release.
Prior Consulting experience with a Large Consulting firm or Software Vendor

Competencies/Skills:
Possess strong PeopleSoft functional knowledge with a focused perspective on business functions.
Possess a PeopleSoft technical background - will not develop but must have background with PeopleSoft technologies including Application Designer, PeopleCode, Application Engine, Integration technologies, etc.
Reporting background including nVision, Query, SQL BI Publisher. Be hands on as necessary in development and modification of reports.
Prior Functional Lead experience on PeopleSoft Application and Tools Upgrade projects
Ability to communicate and collaborate with multiple IT teams on project work and issue resolution
Operate as a primary point of contact with business areas
Thorough understanding of the entire Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC)
Experience in creating business requirement documents and functional specifications
Strong problem solving skills


Education
BA or BS in Computer Science, MIS, Accounting or related work experience
Experience:
• 8-10 years PeopleSoft experience
• Functional Knowledge in PeopleSoft Financials Modules, e.g. PO, AP, GL, AM
Qualifications:
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.

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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