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Senior Business Systems Analyst ??? Oracle Project Accounting in Houston, TX at Search Services

Date Posted: 6/27/2018

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Job Description

As part of the IT Applications team, this position will be responsible for implementing, maintaining, and supporting multiple Oracle EBS applications and associated business processes related to our Project Accounting functions which includes, but is not limited to modules such as Project Costing, Project Billing, Project Management, Project Manufacturing, Oracle Time & Labor, etc. This position will be responsible for the following:

Analysis and Solution Definition:

  • Reviews and analyzes on-going customer requests for new business system and process enhancements directly and indirectly related to project accounting
  • Identifies and develops both short-term and long-term strategic solutions with business leadership
  • Collaborates with business sponsors to promote, develop, and enhance solutions that support timely and accurate transactional data
  • Provides analytical insight to business leadership/sponsors and other business analysts alike on how to solve challenges related to both business systems and processes
  • Helps to create and implement complex cross functional solutions that may include and impact multiple application modules, business processes, and existing custom integrations or extensions
  • Configures and maintains both Production and Non-Production environments to support technical team development efforts and user acceptance testing as applicable

Project Execution, Delivery and Support:

  • Creates project plans and ensures on time delivery of all major milestones and activities by identifying risks and issues in a timely manner that allows for any appropriate project adjustments
  • Develops functional specifications for mappings/interfaces, packages, procedures and scheduled jobs
  • Consistently provides high-quality project deliverables and makes recommendations on IT functional project standards and methodologies
  • Supports the development of training materials for the business users and if needed, assists in the delivery of training content
  • Assists and ensures business end users are able to troubleshoot and identify root cause(s) of system errors
  • Properly identifies, tracks, reports, and resolves issues in a timely manner


  • Provides production support for many modules and/or business systems within the business area they support
  • Responsible for coordinating and monitoring the utilization of resources allocated to assigned tasks and IT project related deliverables
  • Responsible for the on-time and quality of their assigned tasks and activities through the IT project lifecycle

Decision Making, Discretion & Latitude:

  • Ability to handle multiple complex tasks within a defined scope, timeline, and resource budget
  • Requires excellent organizational and leadership skills and the ability to prioritize assigned tasks
  • Requires the ability to build strong working relationships

Job Requirements:


  • Bachelor degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Minimum 5 years of functional experience with Oracle ERP applications
  • Expert working knowledge of Oracle EBS R12 projects modules such as PA, PJI, PJM, OTL
  • Experience with Oracle EBS R12 projects related/integrated applications such as OIE, WIP, INV, FIN, P2I process, OM and related modules
  • Experience in a Project Manufacturing/Engineer-to-Order Manufacturing environment
  • Understanding of Oracle SQL
  • Experience in systems analysis, design, and testing

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Proactive in delivering value based results from Analysis through the various phases of the IT Project Lifecycle
  • Ability to successfully engage in multiple IT initiatives simultaneously
  • Understands the concepts and methodologies associated with the areas of IT Software Development Lifecycle
  • Supporting IT operational and key controls and supporting systems
  • Possesses knowledge of existing and emerging industry practices related to their functional area
  • Excellent organizational, communication & documentation skills with high attention to detail
  • Ability to interact well with all levels within the organization
  • Excellent problem solving/analytical skills with a high level of accuracy
  • Ability to work flexible hours as needed to complete projects and provide business support at critical times, such as month end closing