Business Analyst 3-Ops-1900110N
The Oracle Cloud Infrastructure BusinessManagement Office has an immediate opening for an experienced business analyst tosupport our infrastructure growth initiatives.You will own the day to day bill payment function (receipt, review andvalidation, and approval) for our data center organization and will be integralto us meeting our financial and tactical business objectives. You should have astrong business and financial operations background with a track record of fixingthings and a bias for action. Experience in the datacenter colocation ortelecommunication industry is a big plus.
Candidatemust be comfortable working across remote teams and possess the ability to compartmentalizetasks to separate and manage exceptions differently from the normal day to day.If you meet or exceed these qualifications, arepassionate about the work that you do, and enjoy the challenges of building programsor process from the ground up at scale, then we want to talk to you!
Review, validate, and process invoices for timely payment to suppliers in Oracle Fusion Apps system, which includes, but not limited to, communicating and following up with internal Oracle teams and external suppliers.
Ensure accuracy and validity of charges by doing audit and comparison of invoice pricing/rates, billed usage, and totals against purchases orders, contracts or related spend database
Data entry of invoice and contract meta-data into a database for later consumption and analyses. This dataset has high visibility so attention to detail and accuracy is a must
Coordinate with suppliers and other team members to reconcile and track invoicing against purchase orders, identify and close out gaps to ensure invoicing is current and up to date.
Reconcile, review, verify, and correct coding of documents prepared by others (Purchase Orders, Sales Orders, and Invoices) to ensure the accuracy of information
Communicate with suppliers, corporate accounts payable teams, and others to resolve discrepancies and respond to inquiries regarding invoices and payment status
Work under minimal day to day guidance and perform multiple complex and diverse accounting support tasks, ability to resolve AP related issues through independent research
Perform other business analyst related activities and comparable level/type as assigned (e.g. quarterly accounting close, invoice metrics collection and preparation, etc.)
Other duties as assigned;
5+ years’ experience as an accounts payabletechnician or 3+ year experience as an accounting or business analyst (or acombination of education/training/experience which provides an equivalentbackground)
Prior work experience using enterprise levelProcure-to-Pay (P2P) and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software such as OracleFusion, Oracle Cloud ERP, Peoplesoft, JD Edwards, and others
Ability to effectively review and translatevendor contracts and agreements to ensure accuracy and validity of invoices andcharges being paid
Ability to work with a diverse group of peopleacross multiple countries
Excellent oral and written communicationsskills (English) with the ability to organize, analyze, and present data in aformat appropriate to the intended audience
Proficient in Excel, Word, Windows, and Outlook
Experience in working and problem solvingindependently, to organize workload and priorities, and complete tasks on time
A keen attention to details is highlypreferred
Project and relationship management skillsstrongly desired
Bachelor’s Degree in Accountingor Business and/or related coursework
Intermediate level Excel skills(pivot table, vlookup, sumif, countif)
Familiarity with datacentercolocation and cloud infrastructure
Power user of Oracle Fusion Applicationor other Oracle Cloud ERP suite of tools
Prior work experience workingfor large multinational corporation headquartered in North America or Europe
Detailed Description and Job Requirements
Provides programs to improve operational efficiency, consistency, and compliance in support of the organization*s financial and tactical business objectives. Provides business practices and processes. Develops, communicates, and trains the organization on business practices and processes.
Serve as a liaison with other divisions such as Finance, Contracts, HR, Legal, Shared Services, Accounts Receivable, Purchasing, and Risk Management in an effort to ensure accurate and timely transaction processing. Collect, input, verify, correct, and analyze data to measure key performance indicator actual versus business objectives. Provide updates to management regarding budget to actual, informing them of deviations and opportunities. Provide management with economic impact and compliance issues surrounding key business decisions and/or deals. Communicate Oracle Business Practices to the organization and monitor process and approvals for full compliance. Drive implementation of new processes and procedures.
Job duties are varied and complex utilizing independent judgment. May have project lead role. Attention to detail critical. Ability to collect, organize, and display data in spreadsheet format. Follow-through skills necessary to get information from internal and third parties and have data errors/omissions corrected. For this, relationship management skills strongly desired. Strong written and verbal communication skills to interact with management and possible clients desired. 5 plus years relevant work experience.
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.