Functional Analyst, Financial Systems in Parsippany-Troy Hills, NJ at Securitas Security Services USA

Date Posted: 11/21/2020

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Job Description

JOB SUMMARY: 

The Functional Analyst, Financial Systems is responsible for performing system requirements analysis, functional system design, integrated testing, and solutions maintenance of the Financial Applications. As a seasoned Applications Analyst, this position is responsible for the successful implementation of technology solutions in the Corporate Accounting and Finance business areas by following Securitas’ SDLC and Agile Project Management, Change Control and testing methodologies.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Supervision will be provided by the IT Director, Financial Systems

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

No direct reports but will manage projects utilizing internal and external team members.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • The functions listed describe the business purpose of this job or position.  Specific duties or tasks may vary and be documented separately.  An associate might or might not be required to perform all functions listed. Additional duties may be assigned, and functions may be modified, according to business necessity.
  • All assigned duties or tasks are deemed to be part of the essential functions, unless such duties or tasks are unrelated to the functions listed, in which case they are deemed to be other (non-essential) functions.
  • Associates are held accountable for successful job performance.  Job performance standards may be documented separately, and may include functions, objectives, duties or tasks not specifically listed herein.
  • In performing functions, duties or tasks, associates are required to know and follow safe work practices, and to be aware of company policies and procedures related to job safety, including safety rules and regulations.  Associates are required to notify superiors upon becoming aware of unsafe working conditions.
  • All functions, duties or tasks are to be carried out in an honest, ethical and professional manner, and to be performed in conformance with applicable company policies and procedures.  In the event of uncertainty or lack of knowledge of company policies and procedures, associates are required to request clarification or explanations from superiors or authorized company representatives.
  • Responsible for implementing and supporting multiple Oracle ERP Cloud core finance applications.
  • Provide solutions in the Oracle ERP Cloud core finance modules:  General Ledger, Contracts, Accounts Receivable, Procurement, Accounts Payable, Fixed Assets, Tax Cloud and Cash Management. Maintain Oracle configuration changes in respective application areas.
  • Work with Business Analysts, Process Owners and End Users to analyze business requirements.
  • Support configurations, customization, reports and interfaces, testing and user training
  • Develop test scenarios and test scripts in the impacted solutions to facilitate appropriate integrated testing.
  • Implement new system solutions and lead system testing and resolution of system issues per Securitas’ project management methodology.
  • Work closely with applications Support group to ensure proper post-implementations handoff. 
  • Work closely with the project team members responsible for developing reports, interfaces, data conversion programs, and application extensions.
  • Create and maintain system/application documentation (requirements, processes, procedures)
  • Provide applications knowledge in evaluating and improving current business processes.
  • Provide support on new application releases and new functionality in Financial modules.
  • Analyze complex data in order to develop recommendations and solutions
  • Convert data from legacy systems.

Advance Level Support

  • Provide cross-module and cross-functional area integration support.
  • Ensure integrity and accuracy of all application system setup information.
  • Interact with technical/development professionals in the design and support of required specific customizations, interfaces and extensions to the Oracle ERP Cloud applications.
  • Support in the investigation and resolution of reported system issues.  Provide system information, utilize diagnostic techniques, guide the efforts of the production support and interface with vendor support as required.
  • Create solution architecture, write functional specifications and create functional solution design for technical development, in a clear and concise manner.
  • Follow prescribed methodologies and processes in completing Oracle support and implementation activities.

Education/Experience: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in business or technical discipline.
  • MBA or CPA a plus.
  • Prior experience in Oracle implementation projects (full lifecycle)

Business and Technical Experience:

  • 5+ years of Oracle cloud/ EBS experience implementing and supporting some combination of Oracle Financials applications such as: General Ledger (GL), Sub-ledger Accounting (SLA), Accounts Receivables (AR), Cash Management, Fixed Assets, Vertex Procure-to-Pay (P2P) and Contract modules.
  • Functional professional with at least two full cycle ERP Financials implementation experience and one Cloud implementation.
  • Experience working on Oracle’s cloud-based ERP system or a professional who has transitioned to Oracle Cloud Financials, coming from a major ERP i.e. Oracle EBS, PeopleSoft, SAP is desirable.
  • Hands on experience in requirements gathering, design, development, and testing of Oracle ERP Finance applications
  • Experience implementing and supporting Vertex, Hyperion applications and other similar applications is desirable
  • Excellent business process knowledge of Procure-to-Pay (PTP); understanding of Order-to-Cash (OTC) and Record to Report (R2R) processes
  • Business process analysis and redesign experience, strong business analysis skills, process mapping, business process redesign and implementation
  • Experience in creating reports utilizing BI Publisher; SmartView; Essbase; FRS (financial reporting studio) and OTBI (Oracle Transactional Business Intelligence) is desirable
  • Experience with BI reporting technologies, Oracle Business Intelligence, Cognos a plus
  • Hands on experience with ERP cloud security and workflows is desirable
  • Samples of design documents as well as operational documentation may be requested.

Competencies (as demonstrated through experience, training, and/or testing):

  • Ability to work independently and recommend industry-best practices based on business requirements
  • Ability to take part in cross-functional discussions to analyze requirements and recommend solutions
  • Excellent planning, organizing and project management skills.

Working Conditions and Physical/Mental Demands

With or without reasonable accommodation, a candidate must have the physical and mental capacity to effectively perform all essential functions described.  In addition to other demands, the demands of the job include:

  • Maintaining composure in dealing with authorities, executives, clients, staff and the public, occasionally under conditions of urgency and in pressure situations.
  • Successful passage of background, reference, psychological, and controlled substance tests.
  • Handling and being exposed to sensitive and confidential information.
  • While undertaking the essential duties and responsibilities of the position, the employee must repeatedly sit, listen, speak, and be able to travel up to 15% of the time. The employee is required to go to all areas of the company. 
  • Periodic travel may be required intermittently. Travel requirement may vary (25% to 75%) depending on project needs.
  • Must be flexible and available for after hours support.
  • Work Area: Cubicle in an open floor plan.

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