Close, Consolidate & Report Consultant / Senior Consultant, Oracle, Consulting, London
Your opportunity Extend your technical and advisory skills delivering total solutions to an outstanding client base.
Want to work with business leaders, and alongside some of the most creative thinkers in industry? Can you develop and deliver innovative and core technology solutions that transform the digital enterprise and maximise ROI? From strategy articulation and process design to technology enablement, we work together to simplify the complex; creating tangible value for our clients.
We encourage consideration of flexible ways of working, both formal and informal arrangements that allow for the best outcomes for our people and our clients. If this opportunity is of interest to you with some flexibility, please do discuss with us. Your role
The candidate will be expected to consult & advise all levels of a client's business and be comfortable in front of the finance business and IT. From the analysts to the CIO and CFO, we are looking for strong individuals to be involved in the full life cycle of an EPM project starting with the initial design of the performance framework through to the implementation of the supporting technology and future roadmap design.
You will have responsibility for:
Your work, your choice
- advising on good practice approaches to financial consolidation processes in order to improve their accuracy, timeliness and efficiency, including reduction of period close cycle;
- demonstrating knowledge of client decision-making and support processes and key client business drivers;
- designing and configuring Oracle EPM applications in order to deliver a solution that best accommodates the Clients requirements as stated;
- advising on the solution options available to accommodate the Clients requirements and the advantages and disadvantages relating to those options;
- problem solving to identify and action appropriate remedies for technical errors associated with EPM applications and related components;
- understanding industry context;
- supporting client requirements gathering/analysis workshops;
- taking responsibility for planning, scoping, managing and creating deliverables as part of a larger project team;
- managing small teams on projects to deliver tasks, including providing guidance and feedback to junior team members;
- establishing effective working relationships with peer-level clients as part of project delivery roles;
- assisting in the development of client bids;
- under-taking practice development activities including contributing to thought leadership pieces, running industry events, delivering training or managing team communications.
At Deloitte we believe the best impact is the value we add, not the hours we sit at our desk. We carefully consider agile ways of working, both formal and informal, that allow for the best impact for our people and our clients. Please speak to your recruiter about the working pattern that works best for you.
Your home office will be London, but this client-facing role provides lots of opportunity for travel in the UK and overseas.
This is a permanent contract opportunity. Your professional experience
- Good working knowledge of financial consolidation processes.
- Relevant experience working in a financial discipline within management consulting OR relevant experience working in industry in financial / commercial roles.
- Hands on experience with Oracle consolidation and reporting tools on at least one full implementation lifecycle.
- Ability to translate technical information to non-technical individuals is essential, as well as the ability to present this to a range of audiences in a clear, concise, appropriate manner.
- Excellent communication skills.
- Advanced MS Office skills including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
- Consistently high quality personal and professional standards
- Ability to travel and stay away from home up to five days a week.
Additional desirable experience includes:
Your service line: Consulting
- Qualified/Part Qualified ACA/CIMA/ACCA;
- Technical certification on any of the technologies mentioned above;
- Experience in Cognos and Microsoft Dynamics would be advantageous but not essential.
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