SmartDog Services

  • Financial Solution Architect

    Job Locations US
    Posted Date 1 year ago(1/5/2018 9:15 AM)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    Oracle Functional Financial Solution Architect


    • Are you ready to take the next step and advance your Oracle career in 2019?
    • Do you want to be an important part of the continued success of a valued Oracle Gold Partner and Oracle Cloud Managed Service Provider?
    • Do you want to take your Oracle ERP career in a new and exciting direction?


    If you have answered yes to any of these questions, we have a great career opportunity for you in the new year.


    Begin today to make a fresh start for 2019 and beyond.


    We are:


    At SmartDog, we are passionate about advising and delivering value to our clients, while having fun doing it. We take our 25 years of experience and optimize our 250+ clients use of Oracle solutions. Our culture is open, honest, and fast-paced, with team members who thrive on diving in and helping to successfully solve any problems that stand in the way of complete client satisfaction.


    Making a career move is all about timing, SmartDog is in the right place at the right time to capitalize on all things Oracle and Cloud.


    You are:


    • An experienced Oracle EBS Financial Solution Architect that enjoys performing client pre-sales activities and leading functional assessments, as well as architecting and scoping functional solutions for clients EBS/Cloud Financial projects
    • Just as interested in everyone else’s success as your own
    • A CFO, CPA or Financial executive with Oracle consulting expertise
    • Driven to ask why, seek inefficiencies and eliminate them
    • An excellent communicator with strong client facing skills
    • Excited about taking on big challenges, getting the job done, and knowing that your work is critical to the success of your client, your project, your team and your company
    • A US Citizen/Green Card holder
    • Based in the Central, Eastern or Mountain time zone
    • Able to travel Monday through Thursday weekly on a regular basis
    • Able to work remotely on multiple customers and multiple issues within a work day
    • Hands-on implementer who can perform configurations, testing, and troubleshooting of the Oracle Applications, Cloud and EBS


    What’s in for you?


    • The chance to broaden your Oracle EBS and Cloud ERP expertise by working on a variety of complex projects, to include upgrades, implementations and integrations in different client industries
    • The opportunity to work with many well-respected Oracle professionals with deep domain expertise and experience
    • Work with top professionals on great projects, great teams and in a great environment
    • To be part of a collaborative, team-oriented and client focused company
    • You’ll work closely with a hands-on management team
    • An environment where you can learn, mentor and feel valued everyday
    • Our U.S based Oracle team members have more than a decade of EBS experience


    We would love to start a conversation and see how you can help us shape the future of SmartDog Services!  


    Role Description


    The Oracle Functional Financial Solution Architect role is part of our E-Business/ Cloud Applications Practice.



    • Pre-sales activities
    • Architect and scope functional solutions for clients
    • Lead functional workshops, assessments, and demos
    • Develop hourly estimates for various financial implementation efforts 
    • Business process analysis/redesign
    • Develop future process flows and requirements
    • Guide and conduct unit testing and comprehensive testing
    • Work with technical resources on data conversions and custom forms and reports
    • Conduct end user training and develop training materials
    • Implementation of multiple EBS/Cloud ERP Financial modules


    Qualifications required:


    • Prior experience in conducting pre-sales activities, providing estimates for financial projects and leading EBS Financial and /or Cloud Financial project assessments
    • Experience in solution architecture, scoping, and writing functional specifications and solution designs for technical development
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and strong client interaction skills required
    • Proven leadership skills
    • Business process analysis, business process mapping and business redesign experience
    • At least 4 R12 full implementations, with hands on implementation experience in R12.2 Financials Suite including the following modules: General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Payments, Accounts Receivable, Fixed Assets, Cash Management, Financial Data Hub 
    • Basic knowledge, and experience with additional Oracle EBS areas: HRMS, Supply Chain, Projects, etc.
    • Detailed knowledge of Oracle’s Application Implementation Methodology (AIM) or Unified Methodology (OUM)
    • Systems implementation skills: requirements/process analysis, conceptual and detailed design, configuration, testing, training, change management and support
    • General consulting skills: self-motivated, team oriented, positive attitude
    • Bachelor’s degree in Business or Accounting with a focus on Finance/Accounting, or a BA/BS degree and relevant work experience
    • CPA or strong background knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles


    Preferred Qualifications:


    • Cloud ERP Financial implementation experience
    • Desired knowledge and experience in R12 Financials including the following applications: Advanced Collections, Sub-ledger Accounting, eBusiness Tax, iSupplier, iReceivables
    • Familiarity with UPK


    About us:


    A top recognized Oracle Gold Partner and Oracle Cloud Managed Service Provider, SmartDog has been “The Oracle Customer’s Best Friend” for over 25 years. Recognizing the complexity of Oracle, our care-and-feeding-model is uniquely equipped to pair customers with SmartDog consultants averaging over 18 years of Oracle-specific experience, all while billing in as little 15-minute increments. This, combined with a deep expertise in ERP enables SmartDog to work closely with our clients as a trusted advisor to identify and deliver a broad array of cost-effective Oracle IT solutions.


    Specializing in Oracle e-Business Suite and Oracle’s Cloud (SaaS/PaaS/IaaS), SmartDog offers a full-support for customers from the technical layer to the functional layer including database administration, incident-based support, integrations, migrations, architectural solutioning, and all Oracle development needs. To maintain excellence, we recruit talented Oracle individuals who are interested in the opportunity to contribute to the unique SmartDog model and be a part of a collaborative, team-oriented and customer-focused company.




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