Project Manager (Integration - Finance & Sales)

Job Title - Project Manager – Accounting & Sales Finance Integration

Location:  Deerfield, IL

Role Type: Contract (4-6 Months)

Description:
The Accounting & Sales Finance Integration Project Manager is responsible for leading projects crucial to the successful integration of legacy systems, processes, and customers of the Oracle Construction and Engineering Global Business Unit (“CEGBU” - principally the legacy Textura business, purchased by Oracle in 2016) into Oracle’s existing finance operations.  The Project Manager will report to the Director of Finance M&A Integration, and will work closely with the legacy Textura accounting and finance teams, as well as representatives of the Oracle Finance and CEGBU Client Service teams to successfully integrate the business and its customers.

Key responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:
- Leading efforts to integrate existing customer base from legacy systems and processes to current Oracle systems and processes
- Identification of potential issues resulting from the migration/conversion of customers to Oracle systems including key areas such as transactional accounting and reporting, revenue recognition, quote to cash operations, and the overall customer experience.
- Support of general ledger close process including preparing and reviewing general ledger closing journal entries and account reconciliations

Desired competencies
- Excellent verbal & written communication skills
- Strong ability to work effectively across various functions (Finance, Sales, IT)
- Ability to effectively lead and facilitate meetings
- Ability to identify goal or deliverable and then design a process to execute in an efficient manner

Desired experience & qualifications:
 Project Management

 
- Demonstrated ability to lead the successful execution of complex finance and IT projects including:
 o Establishment of project scope, goals, and key deliverables
 o Identification of key milestones and monitoring of their successful completion
 o Development of tools and processes to assist in the monitoring of team progress
 o Periodic presentation of project progress, issues, and potential solutions
 o Completion in accordance with agreed timeline, meeting established goals of project
 - Familiarity with implementation/integration of finance projects impacting multiple IT systems and the interdependency of the various systems and data passing between these systems
 
 Accounting/Finance
 - Knowledge of finance business processes including quote to cash and general corporate accounting
 - Knowledge of SAAS revenue recognition processes and requirements
 - Familiarity with preparing and reviewing general ledger closing journal entries and account reconciliations
 
IT Systems
 - Previous experience with customer billing systems including an understanding of the flow of relevant inputs (activity and rate) driving bill calculation and generation.
 - Experience in designing and executing user acceptance and other testing of IT implementation efforts
 
Other 
 - Robust experience in MS Office Products (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
 - Education - Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting or relevant field
 - Minimum 5+ years relevant experience
 
Best,
Kushal Shah
APN Software Service INC
kushal@apninc.com

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