Senior Business Applications Associate
Business Applications, EPM Cloud Sr. Associate Grant Thornton 3/6/2020 8:36:57 AM JOB ID: 045604 Specialty: Boston, Massachusetts
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Performs advisory and implementation services to address business needs throughout the enterprise leveraging Oracle Cloud EPM. Manages complex large scale implementations within our Oracle EPM and Analytics Practice. The role is expected to substantially focus on Oracle Cloud EPM implementation work, but may also involve other Oracle applications (EBS, BI, NetSuite, etc.). Additionally, the role will require assistance in business development and practice development.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assist in full life cycle implementations including: planning, design, & build phases
Responsible for documenting business requirements, system design and transformational goals
Configure applications and conduct iterative unit testing
Help to create training materials and quick reference guides to support user adoption
Conduct training classes to prepare end users for deployment
Provide post-production support
Manage full life cycle implementations
Manage resources and budget on client projects
Manage teams in the identification of business requirements, functional design, process design (including scenario design, flow mapping), prototyping, testing, training, defining support procedures
Identify business opportunities to increase usability and profitability of information architecture
Experience with program leadership, governance and change enablement
Other general and administrative responsibilities include participation in meetings and preparation of minutes as appropriate
Meet or exceed targeted billing hours (utilization)
Assist practice leadership in creating proposals, budgets, and work plans. Participate in other business development activities as appropriate
Interview campus and/or experienced candidates
Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Information Technology, MIS or related field. A Master’s degree is a plus.
6 to 10 years of related work experience in Oracle EPM with exposure to Cloud EPM in a similar consulting practice or function servicing cross-industry clients at a national level
2 years of Project Management or direct management experience
Experience leading a project with various applications including ERP, HCM, finance, supply chain or similar
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Knowledge of software development lifecycles, key metrics and reports
Experience with Enterprise Application Integration & back-end data connectivity applications
Experience installing/configuring/implementing Oracle EPM Applications
Proven ability delivering complex and time sensitive projects
Strong leadership skills; able to conduct meetings and write technically oriented documents
Able to work with clients to understand current state processes and define future state processes based on business objectives
Experience managing complex full-life cycle technology projects
Proven experience with program leadership, governance and change enablement
Prior experience managing resources and budgets on client projects
Experience development of statements of work and/or client proposals
Must be able to scope out the effort and cost for an enterprise reporting solution
Ability to define how an enterprise information system will align with the organization’s business and strategic objectives
Must have eagerness to mentor junior staff
Willingness/Ability to travel up to 100%
Requisition ID: 045604
Equal Employment Opportunity: It is Grant Thornton’s policy to promote equal employment opportunities. All personnel decisions, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits and termination, are made without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.
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