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Oracle EPM Assistant Manager

Date: Nov 16, 2021

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

Powered Enterprise is KPMG’s world-class accelerated Enterprise Business Transformation approach for cloud-based solutions driven by a pre-defined back-office function based on leading practices and KPMG’s six-layer Target Operating Model. The target operating model comprises of service delivery model, people, process, technology, data & insight and governance & controls. This solution combines the breadth and scale of KPMG’s leading practice, capabilities and insight into what makes a world class corporate services function with the latest in ERP technology provided by the leading SaaS ERP vendors such as Oracle.

The Powered Apps teams are communities of technology focussed professionals who work together to deliver SaaS ERP and EPM based transformation programmes based on KPMG Powered Enterprise. The teams use their functional knowledge and experience (e.g. Planning, Finance, Procurement), coupled with their expertise in the cloud applications (e.g. Oracle, Workday, Coupa) to lead and deliver client programmes, to support pre-sales activities and to develop improvement and extensions to the Powered Enterprise model. KPMG are growing their Powered Apps team to meet an ever-increasing demand for our market leading services and are seeking IT management consultants with relevant expertise and experience.

The Role
• Defining a solution for an Oracle Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) leveraging leading practice solutions to support the business requirements as part of a wider cloud enabled transformation programme
• System design and delivery including, application configuration and documentation, interface and data migration functional definition, testing preparation and execution, cutover and post go live support.
• Communicating compelling and well thought out solutions for Oracle Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) in response to complex client problems.
• Providing Subject Matter Expertise (SME) in Oracle EPM products
• Supporting in the development of assets for the Powered EPM applications – FCCS, ARCS, EDMCS, EPBCS, TRCS and other cloud reporting tools
• Supporting business development and project delivery activities across clients from multiple industries
The Person
• Recognizes the importance of continuous self and team development and actively strives to achieve this.
• Is proactive and takes responsibility for delivering the project scope in your charge
• Building constructive working relationships across different teams, functions, countries or cultures.
• Helps others to understand how their work contributes to the overall success of an engagement and the wider firm.
• Fosters a sense of self belief and confidence in others.
• Seeks to understand other’s motivations.
• Supports others to make brave decisions.

Functional skills:

• Experience of multiple industry sectors (e.g. Media, Services, Retail, Insurance, Local Government etc.).
• EPM related experience in leading and delivering full life cycle implementations of Oracle EPM Cloud products
• Experience with FP&A processes Planning, Financial close and consolidation, Reconciliation, Data management and other oracle cloud products
• Experience in design and Implementation EPM applications Primarily EPBCS, FCCS, ARCS, DM and EDMCS and experience in other processes like PCMCS and EPRCS would be advantageous
• Experience in Key finance and accounting processes that includes general accounting and corporate consolidation, financial planning and analysis, accounts payables and receivable, fixed assets, and Management Reporting
• Experience with governance controls, change management, conceptual data modeling, master data management, data standardization and data quality management
• An understanding of the functional, application and technical architectural elements of an Oracle Cloud EPM programme.
• Prepare configuration & other design documents (Functional specification, Solution design document).
• Ability to drive the technical deliverables such as Data migration principles & Integration Design (mainly from functional perspective).
• Experience of operating and implementing in a cloud environment and understanding the impacts of implementing and operating on the cloud versus on premise.
• Proactively engages in cross-functional communications and sharing of information

Professional skills:
• Excellent documentation, reporting and presentation skills in both a virtual and in person mode.
• Well-developed analytical skills and the ability to provide clarity to complex issues and synthesise large amounts of information.
• Experience producing project deliverables (business requirements, functional specs, configuration document, process flows, use cases, requirements traceability matrices etc.).
• Highly proficient Microsoft Office skills particularly Excel, PowerPoint and Microsoft Projects.
• Excellent interpersonal, team building, organisational and motivational skills.
• Fast learner with an ability to get up-to-speed in a short space of time.
• Ability to convey ideas and recommendations in a clear, compelling and succinct way in written and verbal communications.
• Good attention to detail and an ability to analyse and use data in decision making.
• Excellent organisational and multitasking skills with ability to balance competing priorities.

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