Principal Product Manager, Oracle Cloud Financials - Core Accounting

Jun 17, 2024
Jul 01, 2024
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Join our Core Accounting Product Management team within Oracle Cloud ERP and embark on a journey to shape the next generation of finance functions, focused around the Record to Report process. This opportunity will place you at the heart of our mission to redefine and enhance the way businesses manage their financials, from transaction capture through to the period-end close. In this role, you will contribute to optimizing accounting practices, simplifying the period-end close, driving innovation in financial reporting and compliance, and improving the overall financial health of our customers' businesses. By collaborating closely with application developers, quality assurance teams, release management, and support teams throughout the product lifecycle, you will ensure the delivery of high-quality, innovative solutions that make financial reporting seamless and more efficient.

Career Level - IC4

Responsibilities For The Role Include

  • Lead a discussion with the management to gain insight into the product roadmap and project assigned - its background, goal and scope. Ensure management expectations & delivery timelines are clearly understood.
  • Liaison between Strategy/Customer/Management to understand customer business processes and get a complete 360 analysis of the related requirements.
  • Formulate how the product roadmap will help acquire new customers/market penetration by recording value proposition.
  • Be creative in designing solutions for customer problems/requirements.
  • Produce high quality design document with comprehensive and detailed solution analysis with a focus on all core areas: extensibility, robustness, backward compatibility, supportability, exception handling, performance expectations/bench-marking, upgrade plan for customers, critical technology or product dependencies, product resiliency (self-correction) and flexibility (user self-service feature), cloud operational considerations: recover and restart ability, opt-in options for the customer. Design should include the definition of product use cases, wireframes and upstream and downstream impact areas
  • Uphold product quality to the highest standards. As part of design it is very critical to document testing strategy that identifies the success/acceptance criteria for the project. Ensure that any test-ware is in line with focus of the enhancement, is tested with real customer use cases/data patterns and influences.
  • Ensure the MVP definition is aligned with customer commitment in mind, and management sign off is received.
  • Collaborate with Developers on reviewing any technical solution document to ensure that it is aligned with the finalized solution approach
  • Work closely with Technical Writers to create launch deliverables like New Feature Summary, What's New and TOI's
  • You will be a financial functional expert capable of establishing relationships with many highly technical teams. You will be able to understand current and future technology and to identify opportunities for its use to benefit customers through discussions with developers.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree (or Post Graduate/Doctorate) in Finance and Accounting or Economics or Computer Science.
  • Professional Certifications such as CA/CMA/CPA would be added advantage
  • Financial educational background is very much desirable. The successful applicant should have in-depth understanding of financial flows and business processes involved in finance management.
  • Experience in SaaS Enterprise Resource Planning product management, consulting, or finance operations.

Other Qualifications

  • Experience in SaaS Enterprise Performance Management.
  • Strong analytical skills, strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to thrive in fast paced environment and learn quickly.
  • Desire to work in a cross-functional, co-located team environment.
  • Demonstrate an excellent understanding of standard word processing, spreadsheet and presentation applications.
  • Experience of working in an Agile environment with a strong understanding of the Scrum framework and principles. Ability to train/coach/adopt teams to adopt continuous delivery practices and lean/agile methodologies.
  • Experience in developing cloud products with strong understanding of Cloud native application patterns, CI/CD, DevOps.
  • Experience in using Data analysis to derive product and business insights for driving product design and strategy.
  • Experience in designing modern customer experience with exposure to Information architecture, Interaction design, user persona identification and modelling etc.
  • Experience in digital customer experience, digital product management.

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Skills: Information Architecture, Data Analysis, Saas, Consulting, enterprise resource planning , Devops, Finance Operations, Interaction Design

Experience: 0.00-2.00 Years