Contributes to the overall success of the Financial Systems Transformation. The Universityâ™s ERP Financials Systems Transformation (FST) program will be carried out in three phases: pre-implementation, implementation and post-production support.Â This role will transition into a key leader of the post go-live support organization.
Works with system integration consultants and functional and IT stakeholders to lead system configurations and integrations.
Works with the vendor representative(s) to provide functional leadership and project management on the implementation and post-production support of the Financial Systems Transformation program.
Partners with University senior leaders to drive strategic decisions and advance long-term strategic vision.
Identifies key risks and mitigates issues related to configuration, policy, and process changes.
Manages the Financial Systems Transformation team members. Provides the overall leadership and guidance for team members.
Directs and manages work product of large and varied groups of central and academic University staff.
Prepares executive summaries of project status, risks and issues.
Sets up and maintains documentation and deliverable, etc. in central repository.
Assesses change impact; identifies and manages anticipated resistance.
Provides methods and guidance to business leaders to make informed decisions which facilitate the adoption of supporting change process.
Provides status reporting to executive management and team on progress toward objectives.
Prepares and maintains documentation of project activities such as weekly status letters, steering committee meetings and business process meetings.
Manages and ensures all project issues are resolved promptly to avoid negative impact to the budget or schedule.
Builds and maintains stakeholder relationships including with University executives, data stewards and SMEâ™s, academic departments and end-users.
Develops and timely submits deliverable set forth in the SOW and manages resources.
Responsible for overall success of the pre-implementation, implementation and post-production phases of the project.
Responds to day-to-day problems, manages issues and risks and provides input into the project to mitigate risks.
Defines tasks, milestones, and deliverables that meet stated project objectives. Confirms roadmap aligns with project priorities and business case.
Provides guidance to project teams on implementation methodologies and internal project processes.
Ensures that the work of the project team meets and remains in scope of the project.
Prepares and presents comprehensive scope and definition documents that detail project objectives, scope, reporting strategy, resource requirements, and stakeholders.
Produces reports, agendas, and minutes for project team meetings; sets up and facilitates meetings where needed.
Manages project documentation and project governance processes.
Helps train and realign process improvements and governance across multiple IT and business groups.
Reviews plans governing all phases of the development of any applications, design, coding, unit testing, and documentation of the technology function.
Manages employees by establishing annual performance goals, allocating resources, assessing annual performance, and determining individual merit, incentive and/or promotional increases.
Interprets University initiatives to create plans detailing the design, installation, modification, and operation of information systems.
Performs other related work as needed.
Background in higher education setting.
Work with finance/accounting professionals.
Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification - Project Management Institute.
Certifications in Oracle Fusion.
Technical Skills or Knowledge:
Maintain and configure cloud based financial systems, Oracle and Workday.
Knowledge of system integration design with cloud financial systems.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Project, estimating of tasks, scheduling of tasks, juggling resources and priorities, Microsoft Office, SharePoint and Box.
Working knowledge of best practices for design, build, testing, and deployment of all functional and technical layers of financial systems.
Demonstrated ability to develop, plan, and implement short-and long-range goals, to organize and establish priorities, and to manage, motivate and work with technical and non-technical resources.
Standard office environment.
Hybrid, mixed remote/on-site.
Sit for short or extended time periods.
Stand for short or extended time periods.
Extensively use computer.
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