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Finance ERP Specialist

Keywords / Skills : ERP, ACCA, Finance, CPA

8 - 15 years
Posted: 2019-02-25

Finance & Accounts
Head / GM - Finance
Posted On
25th Feb 2019
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Job Description

Job Description

Designation: Finance ERP Specialist Department: Financial Accounting Unit: Finance
Job Code: Senior Staff Reports to: Financial Controller (FC)

Purpose: The Finance ERP Specialist is responsible to coordinate in the preparation, compilation and review of diverse financial reports on a routine basis from
Oracle; ensuring compliance with company policies and procedures, and local regulatory requirements. The role of the Finance ERP Specialist combines both
Financial Accounting Expertise and System ( Oracle ) knowledge and command. Hence, he is expected to be Accounting Certified who has developed a strong ERP
, Oracle, capabilities to the extent of diagnosing issues and developing requirements that supports financial reporting.
He/she will have overall responsibility for coordinating all ERP System Financial Reporting Requirements of the whole group. To this extent, it is the role of the
ERP specialist to guide and provide the needed training for the effective use of the Oracle system. Close cooperation with the other Department is expected
regarding the capture of all contracts in the system in full.
In addition to the above, the ERP specialist is also expected to provide support to the GL lead accountant. Hence, he/she is expected to participate in all aspects
of accounting activities leading to the production of timely, accurate and compliance company financials.
Strategic Contribution:
Ad hoc Reports as and when needed.
Maintain rapport with various stakeholders (Internal or External)
Conduct Awareness and Training Sessions of the oracle accounting
module across the organisation.
Support a culture of team spirit, co-operation and continuous self development.
Lead the implementation of the Accounting function/System within
us in close cooperation with ITs Oracle Team.
Operate/Maintain the Accounting module in the Oracle System for
the purpose of producing financial reports, reconciliation with the
General Ledger and the provision of any project related reports
that may be required.
Liaise with ITs Oracle team, with initiatives to improve the system
so as to produce reports and or complete tasks in a more efficient
and transparent way.
Policies, Processes & Procedures
Participate in developing/maintaining policy, procedures and
processes related to the accounting functions covering all the
activities carried out within the function with particular attention to
Oracle system required governance.
Adherence to our set policies and procedures.
Coordinate the preparation, compilation and review of diverse financial
reports on a routine basis from Oracle; ensuring compliance with company
policies and procedures, and local regulatory requirements.
Ensure the integrity of the general ledger hierarchy structure; ensuring data
accuracy and completeness in Oracle system.
Oversee the completion of IT activities related to month-, quarter-, and
year-end consolidations, closings and/or financial statements.
Engage in the functional track of client engagements to perform activities
such as requirement analysis, fit gap analysis, module configurations, test
script development and execution, training.
Ability to understand the business requirement and functional specification
Ability to produce artifacts such as fit gap documents, configuration
documents, test scripts, training documents
Participate in quality assurance process for all functional deliverables
Develop and maintain conducive business relations with all stakeholders
(internal & external).
Ad-hoc activities as and when required.
Any other duties as might be required, commensurate with the role and

Education & Experience
At least a Bachelors degree in science, Preference for accounting
A minimum of 8 years of experience (at least 4-5 years of relevant
Certified Accountant degree (ACCA,CPA etc ) is a must.

Key Skills & Competencies
Overall experience of working with Oracle eBS or Oracle Cloud HCM or
Experience with end-to-end implementation project lifecycles in Oracle
Cloud HCM
Experience in integration, interfaces and data conversion
Experience in setup of Project Accounting & Fixed Asset modules
Should be adept in integrating Projects module to other applications
Functional knowledge on oracle financials module like AR, AP, GL is
Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills
Data analytical skills
Excellent knowledge of Oracle system and its various accounting

Fluency in English and preferably in Arabic, too.
Communication skills - Communicate in English both written and
Attention to detail - Rigour & Patience, ensuring completeness of
Punctuality - On time attendance ;
Team Player - Work actively as part of team, respect fellow team
Responsible - Commitment to tasks, work under pressure, meet
Well organised - Sorting , Filling is neat and easy to follow and
Proactive - Take initiatives
Key Skill(s)

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