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Oracle Ebs Consultant Resume

SUMMARY

  • Experienced IT professional with multiple full life - cycle implementations of process re-engineering and software applications for a diverse group of commercial, government and public sector users.
  • Extensive knowledge of integrating additional applications with Oracle EBS and managing the development and implementation of customizations.
  • Broad experience in all phases of the software development lifecycle including requirements gathering, business process re-engineering, systems development, testing, change management, training, implementation, user support and project management.
  • Experienced in the configuration of Oracle EBS including the general ledger, accounts receivable, fixed assets, payables, cash management and budgeting modules. I have extensive experience with the inventory, order management, warehouse management, human resources, and projects and grants modules.
  • Re-engineering of existing business processes through analysis of business processes, identifying requirements by leading user participation sessions and developing new processes that enhance productivity and efficiency.
  • Creating system architecture plans that meet organizational requirements, both current and projected future needs.
  • Utilizing the Microsoft Visio tool to map as - is and to-be processes to communicate process flow design visions to end-users and relevant parties. Also, utilize the Microsoft Project tool plus the standard Microsoft Office suite of tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Developed and wrote system design, configuration, process mapping, risk management, test plan, test scripts, functional design, technical design, conversion plan, and change management impact analysis documents.
  • Experience in working with Oracle Support in resolving issues identified with Oracle EBS. Analyzed and tested patches in a test environment prior to migration to production.
  • Led the development and implementation for numerous bolt-on applications for Oracle including timekeeping systems, asset tracking systems, Accela permitting application plus numerous interfaces and customizations.
  • Gathered reporting requirements and developed report designs, including the use of separate reporting tools and data warehouse set-ups.
  • Experience in working with all levels of management, end users and vendors. Experienced in developing and conducting presentations to audiences ranging from upper management to end-users. Excellent communication and facilitation skills.
  • Supported users by training them on the use of Oracle EBS modules.
  • Led multiple project teams simultaneously in the development and implementation of Oracle extensions, interfaces, and the implementation of bolt-on applications.
  • Identified and designed solutions for gaps in functionality and managed these solutions through the standard software development cycle.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential

Oracle EBS Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Working with Confidential in refining and improving the month - end close process and a number of process improvement projects.
  • Working with new financial staff to update and improve the month-end close process.
  • In the process of evaluating what additional functionality across the Oracle EBS spectrum of modules can be utilized to reduce manual processes currently in place.
  • Evaluating a number of extensions, including alerts and reports, that can be utilized to immediately improve daily and month-end processes.
  • Training new financial staff members on new functionality and newly implemented processes.
  • Longer-term project planning for restructuring the Oracle Fixed Assets module and the implementation of the Oracle Cash Management module.

Confidential

Project Manager/Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Performed an analysis of Vertex s managed services operation (MSO) to identify additional Oracle Cash Management capabilities that could be utilized within the organization. Reviewed existing processes and provided recommendations on how to improve the processes. Created documentation to present the findings to management.
  • Reviewed the Vertex commissions activities and created process flows identifying the current processes. Created documentation to present the processes and overall analysis to management.
  • Developed a functional design for a commissions consolidation report to tie the various commissions activities into one report.
  • Evaluated the Oracle Treasury Management module for use in Vertex s treasury activities. Created an analysis document outlining the pros and cons of utilizing the module and provided a recommendation.

Confidential

Oracle EBS Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for developing training materials, training staff and trouble - shooting items related to the Confidential go-live of the Oracle EBS application, focusing on the financials modules. This was a 3-month contract that ran from August to October 2020.
  • Created training documentation for users spanning the Oracle EBS Financials suite in use (GL, AR, and AP).
  • Recorded visual training materials to guide users on how to use Oracle EBS Financials
  • Traveled to Castanos, Mexico to train users on-site (the location of a new Confidential manufacturing plant) in the use of Oracle EBS Financials.
  • Advised Confidential on configuration changes to facilitate the go-live.
  • Configured and demonstrated an eliminations set-up in the Oracle EBS general ledger for potential inclusion in the go-live.

Confidential

Senior Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Senior consultant working on projects for multiple clients including the fields of healthcare, communications, internet services, insurance, personal care products, beverage distribution and car rental industries. My primary area of expertise was the core Oracle EBS Financials modules.
  • Performed requirements gathering and analysis for the Oracle EBS Financials core modules (GL, AR, AP) to determine how the functionality met the requirements and what gaps existed for a major insurance company involving a new financials system implementation.
  • Developed a set of accounting reclassification rules within SAP to enable a large pharmaceutical company to spin - off its vision-care operation as an independent company. Created 1400+ reclassification rules in 3 months, successfully tested the configuration and the new company was spun-off on-time with the financial recording and reporting operations successfully implemented.
  • Oracle EBS Financials applications lead for an upgrade for a major personal care products company. Utilized the Agile methodology on the project incorporating the use of the JIRA project management tool. This upgrade involved the Oracle Receivables, Advanced Collections, Payables and Order Management modules plus customizations to meet the client s requirements. The upgrade was successfully executed on-time.
  • Oracle Cash Management lead on an upgrade for a major beverage distributor. I was brought into the project late and was able to gather requirements, configure the cash management module and successfully test it in one month s time.
  • Senior consultant managing the configuration and integration testing for Oracle Project Costing with a project management tool.
  • Project coordinator to help drive testing requirements and set-up for an Oracle EBS Financials system to start on-time. Developed a critical path timeline and plan to enable the team to meet the deadline. Testing commenced on-time and was successful, resulting in a flawless go-live 3 months later.
  • Senior consultant managing the configuration and integration testing for Oracle Project Costing with a project management tool.

Confidential

Business Systems Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • IT Finance Lead for finance applications including Oracle Applications (General Ledger, Accounts Receivable, Fixed Assets, Accounts Payable), Vertex Tax OSeries - 7 and related systems.
  • Senior internal consultant and liaison between the finance and information technology teams.
  • Resolve daily support issues for Oracle Finance Applications, including General Ledger, Accounts Receivable, Fixed Assets and Payables.
  • Serve as a back-up on support for the Oracle procurement and supply chain applications.
  • Support and maintain the Vertex Sales Tax O-Series 7 (USA) and Oracle E-Business Tax (International) applications.
  • Maintain systems documentation based on changes made to applications.
  • Develop functional design documents for projects to be implemented.
  • Train users on new features implemented and unutilized features on existing applications. Train new users who have not worked with Oracle Applications previously.
  • Test and document the results of systems testing related to both support issues and new project implementations.
  • Develop and manage projects with the finance team for upgrades to existing applications, extensions, and new software application implementation. Review existing processes and identify ways to develop more effective processes to enhance efficiency and reduce costs.
  • Project manager for the upgrade of the Vertex Tax O-Series from version 5 to version 7. The upgrade was successful and allowed DJO to meet tax compliance regulations and reduced support costs by $12,000 per year.
  • Project Lead-Finance for the consolidation and implementation for the Dr. Comfort division integration into the Oracle ERP application. We successfully converted the financials for the receivables, payables, fixed assets, and the general ledger modules for this $100+ plus unit successfully and on-time.
  • Lead the effort to develop and deploy a file upload application for the implementation of the Confidential Payment Plus program. The success of this project provided a net benefit of more than $500,000+, more than double projections, in improved cash flow and rebates from Confidential .

Confidential

Senior Principal Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Project Lead for the General Ledger, Accounts Receivable, Fixed Assets and Budgeting modules for the implementation of Oracle 12i EBS for the Hawaii Department of Transportation Highways Division.
  • Configured the Oracle GL, AR, Fixed Assets and Budgeting modules.
  • Gathered requirements by conducting requirements identification sessions with users. Utilized the results of these sessions to identify gaps in system functionality.
  • Analyzed and mapped existing process flows and developed to - be process flows in consultation with end-users.
  • Developed solutions for identified gaps and wrote functional design documents for a few interfaces, reports, and customizations to implement with Oracle 12i EBS.
  • Trained personnel in the use of the Oracle EBS modules.
  • Developed and wrote test scripts for systems integration and user acceptance testing.
  • Performed system testing prior to release to end-users to ensure functionality performed as designed.
  • Consulted with HIDOT management and staff to review system configuration and refine business processes.
  • Led system integration and user acceptance testing sessions with end-users to validate system functionality, including interfaces and customizations.
  • Developed a workflow for asset disposal/transfer approvals in the Fixed Assets module.
  • Resolved application issues with Oracle Support. Tested patch applications in a test instance to analyze the impact on modules prior to migration to production.
  • Tracked change requests for configuration and customization changes through an on-line database and held meetings in which change requests were reviewed for approval or rejection.
  • Managed a requirements traceability matrix to ensure that requirements were met and tested.
  • Developed a risk mitigation plan for implementation of Oracle EBS.
  • Developed and wrote an accounting reference guide detailing the policies, procedures and accounting for the transaction types flowing throughout all of the modules in Oracle EBS.
  • Mapped the overall system architecture for the HIDOT financial system showing the inter-relation between each of the Oracle modules, interfaces, and external systems.
  • Updated system design, configuration, and testing documentation on a regular basis as the project progressed.
  • Utilized standard project tools such as Microsoft Project, defect logs and change request databases to manage project timelines and issue resolution.
  • Managed 12+ team members across 4 different modules as well as working with multiple levels of management within HIDOT.

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