This role is for an experienced project manager within Oracle’s Source-to-Settle (S2S) Strategy & Operations organization that is responsible for the transaction processes, policies and systems used to support Procurement, Accounts Payable, and Employee Expenses.
Key Project Management Responsibilities
The Principal Project Manager will report to the Accounts Payable Global Process Owner. This key role provides an opportunity to work with all S2S functional areas and individuals across the globe.
The primary responsibilities of this role are global project management and process support of the Accounts Payable Strategy & Operations functions at Oracle.
This highly skilled and self-directed candidate will apply business experience while leading and managing projects in compliance with Oracle policies.
The Principal Project Manager has end-to-end ownership from concept through delivery. The candidate will take projects from the planning and discovery phases, through post go-live stabilization and process improvement.
The Principal Project Manager must provide strong cross-functional leadership across cultures and around the globe. They will collaborate across functions with Finance, Tax, IT, Global Process Owners, Global Procurement, external vendors, and others as needed.
This person must communicate effectively across all business levels including individual contributors through executive management.
Preferred Skills, Qualifications and Experience
Provides programs to improve operational efficiency, consistency, and compliance in support of the organization's financial and tactical business objectives.
Provides business practices and processes. Develops, communicates, and trains the organization on business practices and processes.
Serve as a liaison with other divisions such as Finance, Contracts, HR, Legal, Shared Services, Accounts Receivable, Purchasing, and Risk Management in an effort to ensure accurate and timely transaction processing.
Collect, input, verify, correct, and analyze data to measure key performance indicator actual versus business objectives.
Provide updates to management regarding budget to actual, informing them of deviations and opportunities. Provide management with economic impact and compliance issues surrounding key business decisions and / or deals.
Communicate Oracle Business Practices to the organization and monitor process and approvals for full compliance. Drive implementation of new processes and procedures.
Leading contributor individually and as a team member, providing direction and mentoring to others. Work is non-routine and very complex, involving the application of advanced technical / business skills in area of specialization.
Ability to collect, organize, and display data in spreadsheet format. Follow-through skills necessary to get information from internal and third parties and have data errors / omissions corrected.
For this, relationship management skills strongly desired. Strong written and verbal communication skills. 8 plus years relevant work experience.