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10 Apr 2013
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BASIC FUNCTION:             

Collaboratively develop excellent solutions within PeopleSoft Procurement and Accounts Payable v9.1 to support strategic and operational requirements.  Understand core business functions at a deep level. Work with stakeholders to select and configure systems. Engineer efficient business processes.



Provide full-support for the Procure-to-Pay modules to the end-user community including academic departments, Purchasing, and Accounts Payable.  Trouble-shoot and fix system or business process-related issues.  Train end-users to ensure they are fully utilizing the functionality of the system.  Re-design business processes as needed.  Serve as the “help-desk” for any new issues encountered and work with the both Howard’s technical team and/or Oracle to resolve.




·      Fully-support the PeopleSoft v9.1 Procure-to-Pay (P2P) modules


·      Develop and re-engineer P2P business processes.  Document business requirements and system configuration approaches.


·      Work with team to develop and maintain AP interfaces with external   systems including Bookstore, Vendors, etc.


·      Support the Concur product (interfaces with AP for travel-related activity) Trouble-shoot issues, setup and maintain workflow, work with end-users and the technical team.


·      Work with Purchasing and AP team to develop/support an interface between the Asset Management module and the Procure-to-Pay modules.


·      Work with stakeholders to develop custom reports and queries


·      Be able to effectively communicate with all stakeholders including end-users, technical team, and management.



·      Develop and maintain functional configuration using PeopleSoft 9.1


·      Diagnose and resolve system problems. Act as liaison between University departments and IT staff.


·      Train users in technical aspects of systems and business processes.


·      Participate in special projects and committees and perform other duties as assigned.


·      CORE COMPETENCIES:    Knowledge of PeopleSoft eProcurement, Purchasing, and Accounts Payable modules (including setup and configuration) as well as some knowledge of the Commitment Control module.


·      Ability to troubleshoot and resolve requisition, purchase order, and voucher budget and combination edit errors. 


·      Assist Strategic Sourcing with the year-end P.O. roll-over process.


·      Ability to setup and maintain vendors.  Assist with efforts to clean-up data including the elimination of duplicate vendors, identifying disbarred vendors, etc.


·      Familiarity with the set-up and maintenance of Categories, Accounts, etc.


·      Ability to write advanced/complex queries joining multiple tables within PeopleSoft. 


·      Proficient in Excel, including the use of pivot tables and the vlookup function. 


·      Ability to meet the requests of analysts/accountants in the form of training, troubleshooting and analysis on applications used by the Finance Office. 


·      Ability to work with other functional and technical staff to determine best approaches to ensure user requirements are met in a timely manner. 



·      Minimum 5 years experience in a complex environment. Detailed knowledge of PeopleSoft Procurement and Accounts Payable v9.1. General working knowledge of Peoplesoft General Ledger and Commitment Control v9.1.


·      Experience with relevant tools such as MS Excel, Project, and Visio.


·      Experience working in teams with other systems analysts, programmers, users, and managers. Business analysis and project management experience preferred.


·      BS, BA, or equivalent education and experience. CPA or Masters certification preferred but not required.