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Oracle eBS Functional Analyst (18mth FTC)

  • Channel 4
  • 3100 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC 20008, USA
  • 22/11/2021

Job Description

Job Title: Oracle eBS Functional Analyst    
Reports To: Senior Technology Manager - Operations
Department: Technology
Location: London HFR or Leeds
Status: 18 month FTC

DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION
The Channel 4 Technology department plays a critical role in launching Channel 4's ground breaking offerings, including building and managing applications and platforms across all our online, mobile and other future media offerings. 

JOB PURPOSE
This job requires an experienced Oracle eBusiness Suite functional analyst to work within the Corporate Systems team, performing varied activities across all areas of systems support and project work. 

The Corporate System team operate across Channel 4’s Finance, HR and Workspace functions, implementing, enhancing and developing processes and systems, and supporting the business to run as efficiently and effectively as possible.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Oversight and management of all modules of Oracle eBusiness; General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, iExpenses, Cash Management, Fixed Assets, AME and HR (shared)
  • Oversight and management of integrations in and out of Oracle
  • Complete full project lifecycle activities across multiple systems, including some non-Oracle systems where required
  • Develop business implementation strategies, formulate project plans, and address specific issues that may arise during projects
  • Recommend best practice system enhancements and business process changes based on available functionality and common system/business issues
  • Discuss system and process issues with relevant stakeholders in order to define and document the problem
  • Provide technical as well as functional systems support to user community across multiple systems
  • Analyse system and process issues faced by the business functions
  • Develop high level and detailed solutions to resolve problems
  • Design and document business/technical solutions to meet defined requirements using best practice
  • Complete the build, implementation and test phases of project deliverables
  • Liaise with third party vendors for support, issues and development
  • Work with the Project Managers to provide a breakdown of tasks and associated estimates to produce deliverables
  • Gather further data/information as required from the business (including the use of knowledge bases from prior projects and third parties) to resolve issues
  • System testing activities
  • Assist and support the user community with testing solutions, enhancements and new functionality
  • Support other members of the team with knowledge sharing and advice
ESSENTIAL SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
  • Extensive experience and expertise in Oracle eBusiness Suite Financial Management applications and the associated processes. Knowledge of the following: General Ledger, Accounts Receivable, Advanced Collections, Accounts Payable, AME, iExpenses, Fixed Assets, Cash Management, financial reporting, planning, budgeting, forecasting, and fiscal period closing
  • The individual must have suitable experience with a minimum of 4 full life-cycle implementations or upgrades of Oracle eBusiness Suite applications and have worked on at least Oracle Release 12.1 on recent projects
  • SQL skills and a good understanding of the Oracle base tables and data model
  • Extensive experience in CEMLI design and management including awareness of system architecture and integrations
  • Experience with SaaS product implementation and integration
  • Experience of the full software development delivery lifecycle for technology projects from requirements and design through technical delivery to implementation
  • Organised and analytical with excellent attention to detail
  • Strong communications skills, with the ability to present ideas verbally and in writing 
  • Good facilitation and presentation skills
  • Stakeholder management skills, with the acumen to be aware and act on any issues that need to be reported
  • Ability to judge when things need to be escalated
  • A self-starter with the ability to self-manage workload
  • Proven experience in managing across several concurrent projects and activities
  • Ability to prioritise and plan own workload, managing deadlines and other constraints
  • Proven team player who enjoys working with and supporting colleagues
  • Can handle autonomy and be fully trusted to work to shared goals
  • An analytical thinker with strong problem-solving skills and focussed on getting things done
  • Able to break down complex activities into manageable activities and tasks
  • Creative with the ability to find innovative solutions to complex problems
DESIRABLE SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
  • Experience in Oracle eBusiness Suite HR (full) and Payroll 
  • Media experience would be beneficial