Business Architect - Finance Transformation Office

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    San Jose, California, US
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What You'll Do
You will have the opportunity to lead the transformation of capabilities & processes supporting Business Entity Finance & Partner Finance. Finance Transformation Office seeks a highly motivated business architect who will collaborate with stakeholders & IT partners to design digital capabilities & deliver outcomes supporting company strategy.

The responsibilities include but not limited to..
• Engage with the business partners at different levels of hierarchy to understand business strategy and identify various outcomes
• Build a digitization roadmap of process, policy, people & data/system changes to achieve the business outcomes
• Partner with stakeholders to build business case and create portfolio proposals to achieve the outcomes
• Collaborate with IT architects to create a scalable solution architecture blue print for the outcomes
• Obtain executive buy-in for Key Business Decisions & Key Design Decisions
• Write, Review and validate business requirements
• Lead x-functional implementation team to deliver the capabilities end-to-end with high quality
• Implement best practices/processes/tools and mentor the team on the same
• Lead cross-functional business and system process improvement
• Manage multiple assignments effectively
• Lead efforts in evaluation and selection of third party software, vendors and/or service providers.

Who You'll Work With
Finance Transformation Office plays a key role in enabling critical company strategies such as operationalization of monetization models, sales strategies, country expansion. The team find ways to support these strategies while keeping the focus on compliance and controls. The team works with many functions within the enterprise rationalizing policies, identifying capabilities and designing processes that enable the digitization of enterprise.

You will have the opportunity to work with this team of intellects, who constantly find innovative ways to transform decade old processes/systems to scale for new markets/monetization models.

Who You Are
You have got experience designing/implementing solutions in ERP in Quote to Report (including pricing) process areas. Alternately you have been in operational role managing P&L. You are self-driven and demonstrate the can-do attitude to achieve the outcomes. You are capable of breaking complex business problems into solvable issues. You have strong exposure to Oracle Applications as an architect or as an end user.

Our Minimum requirements for this role:
• 10+ years of experience in business analysis and solution design in Quote to Report process area in Oracle Financials
• Operational experience in BE Finance & Partner Finance is very much desired
• Additional experience in Revenue Accounting and Financial Reporting areas is desired
• Strong experience in preparing BRD (Biz Requirement), MD50 (Functional Specification), BR100 (Configuration), Solution design documents, Test Strategy/plan, and Training Materials.
• Experience in release methodologies (AIM, Waterfall, Agile)
• Should have played lead roles in at least 2+ ERP implementations.
• Excellent relationship management skill.
• Bachelors in Finance or CPA or MBA is desired

Why Cisco
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