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Solution Architect Resume


Professional Overview

I have over 12 years of experience of working with various Oracle Financials versions starting with 10.7, 11.03, 12.1.2, and 12.1.3. I have worked in multiple global companies with projects ranging from designing the layout of Oracle Financials and related applications, to data migration, to managing work-streams or the entire projects. A strong knowledge base of business and operational processes, as well as packaged and custom systems, which have resulted from a variety of full life cycle projects. My project experience ranges across multiple business process and functional architecture development across organizations. Currently focusing on Oracle assessments and implementation of Oracle Advanced Suite including iSupplier, iProcurement, Oracle PO, Sourcing, Procurement Contracts, and Oracle IPM.

Professional Experience

Confidential, VA July 2012- Present

Global Business Design for implementation of Oracle 12.1.3

  • Design lead for a multi-national company for implementation of Oracle 12.1.3
  • Managed business requirements with the Finance teams to produce the high level design
  • Developed design of required Ledgers, Ledger Sets, Operating Units, MOAC, Data Access, E-Business Tax, iProcurement, Sourcing, Contracts, Purchasing, Accounts Payable, and Markview
  • Provided documentation and training of the core modules purchased to the Finance Team

Confidential,VA, August 2006 – July 2012
Senior Manager – Consulting Services

Italy Oracle Implementation

  • Managing the functional implementation of P2P, SCM, I2C, A2D, O2C Oracle modules in Milan Italy for a global multinational company
  • Managing the data migration work stream and reconciling the data to the legacy platform
  • Migration of the core Finance/transaction processing activities from local Italy team to the Shared Service Center in Budapest, Hungary
  • Developing work-around processes where CEMLIs were rejected by the technical design group
  • Providing testing support for all standard and newly created functionality

Oracle 12.1.2 Business Solution Architect

  • Developed to-be design to replace Ariba Procure to Pay applications with Oracle Advanced Procurement suite applications (iProcurement, PO, Procurement Contracts, Service Procurement, Sourcing)
  • Configured prototype and led proof of concept sessions to prove the Oracle capability
  • Proposed business process changes to take advantage of Oracle’s capabilities
  • Developed to-be business processes leveraging standard Oracle functionality
  • Developed implementation and resource plan to implement the design

Oracle Readiness Italy

  • Lead meetings with the business counterparts to capture key requirements in the Procure to Pay work-stream
  • Captured key requirements in the Supply Chain workspace, documenting them in the standard user-story template
  • Provided conference room pilot of business processes within Oracle to the business and captured any variances for Italy
  • Validated other user-stories captured to completely capture all business requirements
  • Analyzed the legacy data to see volumes that would require to be migrated to the global platform
  • Captured any local/legal requirement and validated if localizations within Oracle could provide the requirement

Latin America Shared Service Center Setup

  • Trained SSC Staff across GFP in the areas of AP, PO, I-expenses, I-Procurement, Reporting
  • Created manual work-arounds for scanning of invoices and receiving of invoices in the SSC
  • Determined all High Level SSC Flows mapped to GFP along with the detailed Responsibility Matrix. This was used to communicate what was to be done by the SSC and which activates would stay in country
  • Further documented and refined new working practices for each SSC work-stream.
  • Communicated directly with Country Finance Managers toensure service level is maintained throughout the transition and resolve open items
  • Reviewed Implementation teams documentation and planned forSSC impacts of Supply Chain
  • Validated GFP design and expected SSC resource requirements for Phase3 (Brazil and Argentina Comsat)
  • Supported all LATAM SSC Financial Operations and Month-End Close cycles during the project
  • Supported the rollout of HSBC as the regional bank for most of the LATAM countries
  • Worked with HSBC to create solutions for electronic and local check solutions
  • Created change requests to modify configuration to make invoice processing efficient
  • Created work-plan to migrate vendors to Electronic payment to reduce costs and instill additional controls for payment processing.

Business Process Re-Engineering/Standardization

  • Leading the efforts to automate Procure to Pay (P2P) process leveraging the existing Oracle Financials Platform
  • Training resources in-country and the outsourced provider on short cuts and better ways on managing data and using Oracle
  • Creating documentation to perform the daily and monthly tasks for P2P
  • Leveraging other technologies such as DataLoader and invoice upload functionality to minimize data entry and further automate processing thus increasing accuracy and efficiency
  • Providing solutions using vanilla Oracle to better processes for reporting and managing Telco invoices
  • Creating reports using SQL as required to manage the business in critical times and supporting upper management requests
  • Managing changes for Procurement and Payables to the agreed standards across P2P
  • Assisting all countries across GS to increase accuracy and leverage core Oracle functionality

Oracle Financials 11.5.10 Implementation

  • Functional lead for Procure to Pay (P2P) work stream for adding on an acquired company onto the global finance platform.
  • Managed all configuration, data migration, business process and training of all P2P related activities
  • Assisted business leads to make the process consistent with the other entities already on the global platform.
  • Performed Integration testing and lead User acceptance testing for P2P work stream
  • Delivered training to the core finance groups and the outsourcer who will perform certain transaction processing
  • Assisted the business to determine which activities should be outsourced versus stay in house
  • Assisted in the design of Inter-Company and Net-Settlement modules which were new modules added to the global platform
  • Managed the development activities for the P2P area that were done in India to reduce costs
  • Managed meetings with program manager and technical lead to discuss any issues for P2P
  • Performed data-cleansing activities for all the backlog and other data required for data migration

Oracle Financials 11.5.10 Global Implementation

  • Business Lead for the Procure to Pay (P2P) work stream for the global implementation of Oracle 11.5.10 modules including Accounts Payables, Purchasing, Fixed Assets, Project Accounting, General Ledger, Cash Management, Internet Expenses, I-Procurement, I-Supplier, Contracts, and Sourcing.
  • Managed teams for the P2P work stream with people based in the UK, India and US
  • Captured all business requirements from an end-to-end process
  • Configured and tested all the P2P modules
  • Captured all the requirements for reports that were built using Oracle Discoverer
  • Trained the end-users in all aspects of I-procurement, I-expenses, Accounts Payables, and Purchasing
  • Created desktop procedures to assist the end users manage their daily business process
  • Migrated the current business process out of the legacy Oracle applications
  • Created BR100, MD150 and all relative documentations for the migration of the data from the legacy systems as well as configuration of the modules
  • Assisted with the outsource of certain functions from the Accounts Payable and Purchasing teams
  • Assisted the business with creating ad-hoc reports to manage the change in systems
  • Reconciled all the migrated data from legacy system and the new production system

Bachelor of Science in Decision Sciences/Management Information Systems

Certifications/Professional Affiliations

Project Management Profession (PMP)
Member of Project Management Institute

Software Proficiencies

Programming: SQL, HTML
Database: Oracle, Microsoft Access
Applications: Oracle Financials 10.7/11.03/11i/12.1.2, 12.1.3, PeopleSoft 7.0/8.0/8.8 (HR), Oracle Tutor, Oracle Discoverer, Oracle Business Intelligence (OBI), RoboHelp, Snag It, Microsoft Office/Outlook, Business Objects

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