Oracle Cloud Costing Functional Solution Architect



October 10, 2022

Job Description

We are looking for an Oracle Cloud Costing Functional Solution Architect with at least 10 years of relevant experience in Oracle ERP-SCM Applications, with a focus on Cost Management and Cost Accounting. This should include at least 3 years Cloud Cost Management experience implementing end-to-end solutions, preferably for clients in the manufacturing or wholesale distribution industries. Oracle Cloud Cost Management Certification would be a valuable bonus. Must be able to work in a fast-paced consulting environment with the goal of delivering high-value solutions to our esteemed customers globally across a diverse set of verticals.

Brief Company Description:

Inspirage is a high expertise global consulting firm that helps clients realize breakthrough improvements across the value chain in areas from Innovation through Execution™. We focus on solving critical business challenges and help clients achieve breakthrough transformations and value. Inspirage is an Oracle Platinum Partner specializing in Oracle Supply Chain Management applications, including Value Chain Planning, Value Chain Execution, Product Lifecycle Management, Data Quality & Management, Analytics, and Project and Portfolio Management, as well as Cloud EPM & ERP Financials Services.

As a premier, full-service consulting firm, we offer a rare combination of in-depth industry knowledge of best practices coupled with superior application and technical expertise. Inspirage is a Platinum-level member in the Oracle Partner Network (OPN). To achieve this level of accreditation, Oracle requires extensive certification, training, and validation of our client references within the specialized applications and industries we serve. Our people are truly what set us apart.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Communicate your deep and broad understanding of Cost Accounting principles and processes, along with best practices for implementing Oracle Cloud Cost Management solutions.
  • Fully comprehend client requirements and translate them into implementable solutions using leading Oracle Cloud practices and processes, avoiding customizations wherever possible
  • Design and document to-be processes and solutions for Cloud Cost Management implementations
  • Write clear, concise functional specifications for Cloud Cost Management applications and business system processes
  • Configure Cloud Cost Management applications as needed to support solution design
  • Proactively and frequently communicate with customers to build and maintain a strong working relationship
  • Possess a thorough understanding of how Oracle Cost Management integrates with other Oracle Financials, ERP, SCM and third-party applications
  • Willingness to create and deliver abstracts, webinars and presentations for conferences, user groups and social media
  • Produce and deliver training documentation
  • Operate independently to provide quality work products to an engagement
  • Demonstrate expertise to deliver functional solutions on highly complex customer engagements
  • Effectively consult with management of customer organizations
  • Participate in and/or support business development activities
  • Learn and execute based on the Inspirage implementation methodology

Required Knowledge & Skills:

  • 10 years Oracle ERP Costing & Financials related experience designing and architecting all aspects of ERP implementation projects
  • 3 years of Oracle Cloud Cost Management consulting experience
  • Involvement with a minimum of five (5) full life cycle Oracle Cost Management implementations, of which at least three (3) should be Cloud.
  • Ability to configure the Cloud Cost Management application.
  • Experience with any of the following Cloud ERP modules will be a welcome additional skillset: General Ledger, Payables, Procurement
  • Demonstrate strong proficiency in all functional aspects of Cloud Cost Management application solution design, configuration, integration and deployment
  • Deep Understanding of all Costing business processes, including Cost Accounting standards
  • Excellent problem solving and debugging skills with experience in troubleshooting issues for Cloud Financials clients
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to think in a complex and rapidly changing environment
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Willingness to travel within the continental US up to 50% (typically Monday – Thursday)
  • US citizen or valid US work visa
  • BS degree in Costing, Finance, Accounting or related field
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at a given point in time
  • Ability to learn quickly

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Cloud Cost Management Certified implementation professional
  • Cloud Financials Certified implementation professional
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Management Accountant (CMA)

Required Competencies:

  • Integrity – Adherence to business’ ethical principles; demonstrated honesty and courage
  • Intellectual Curiosity – A demonstrated interest in personal and professional lifelong learning and development
  • Planning – Planning and prioritizing work to manage time effectively and to accomplish priorities
  • Interpersonal Skills –Demonstrated ability to work effectively with others
  • Commercial Orientation – Ability to identify market opportunities and the effective implementation of strategies for improved financial performance for the short and long-term

Inspirage offers competitive compensation and benefits package that is comparable to the best in the consulting industry. This package includes:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision insurance that begins on your date of hire
  • Company paid life insurance, AD&D, short and long term disability coverage
  • 401K program with generous employer contribution
  • Paid Vacations