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Oracle Principal Product Manager, Oracle Cloud Financials in Topeka, Kansas

Job Description

We are seeking an experienced Principal Product Manager to join our Oracle Cloud ERP team to embark on the journey with us in defining the next generation of finance functions, around Procure to Pay and Order to Cash Processes. This role will play a pivotal role in leveraging partnerships with banking, logistics, and digital service providers to embed their services seamlessly within Oracle Cloud ERP, automating and streamlining B2B transactions end-to-end for over 45 thousand customers globally. This role will focus on defining experiences for embedded and automated banking and payment services, treasury functions, and trade financing, and will collaborate closely with application developers, quality control, release, and support organizations throughout the development lifecycle.

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 solutioning 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: Recoverability 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 influencers.

  • Ensure the MVP definition is aligned with customer commitment in mind, and management sign off is received.

  • Collaborate with Dev team member on reviewing any technical solution document to ensure that it is aligned with the finalized solution approach

  • Work closely with Info-Dev team 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.

Requirements:

Preferred Qualifications: What skills/abilities/background would your ideal candidate possess? THIS IS REQUIRED

  • Bachelor's degree (or Post Graduate/Doctorate) in Finance and Accounting or Economics or Computer Science

  • Major(s): Any of these or related: Computer Science/Engineering, Software Systems, Management and Engineering, Information and Data Management, Artificial Intelligence, Business Management, Business Finance

  • 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 ERP product management, consulting, or finance operations

Other qualifications:

  • 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 developing AI/ML based products with exposure to advanced analytics, predictive modeling and machine learning features

  • 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

REQUIRED SKILLS

Ability to thrive in fast paced environment and learn quickly

Experience in SaaS Product Management with exposure in designing features in Financials domain

Experience in designing modern customer experience with exposure to Information architecture,

Interaction design, user persona identification and modelling etc.,

Experience in developing cloud products with strong understanding of Cloud native application patterns, CI/CD, DevOps

Experience in digital customer experience, digital product management

Experience in using Data analysis to derive product and business insights for driving product design and strategy

Financial educational background like CFA or equivalent qualification, MBA (Finance) etc., is very much desirable

Strong analytical skills, strong written and verbal communication skills

applicant should have in-depth understanding of financial flows and business processes involved in finance management

Responsibilities

Group: Oracle Financials Cloud Development

Companies make difficult decisions every day that have profound strategic and financial impact on their business. Oracle Financial Management applications are the tools they use to gather and synthesize financial information from across their entire company, making it possible to answer complex business questions. Join the team as a product manager to influence the vision and execution of this flagship Oracle offering, trusted by thousands of diverse customers from startups, leading social media companies, to large multi-nationals.

Team and Product Description:

The position offers an opportunity to join the Financials Cloud Product Management Team that is focused on developing enterprise level solutions for our customers. Our applications provide receivables, collections, and revenue management solutions used by customers worldwide. We are working on Oracle’s next-generation solution that will exploit the most innovative technologies and provide challenging development projects from day one. Team members analyze, conceptualize, and articulate ideas with the highest level of competency. We make use of strong intellectual and exceptional interpersonal skills and are adaptable, independent, and self-confident players. We are creative and visionary while staying detail-oriented and aligned with the big picture. Join a division that works on a critical market space for Oracle and that is charting Oracle’s long-term growth.

Description of the Role:

We are seeking a product manager to work on the next generation of cloud-based, data-driven applications. The successful candidate will play a key role in execution of key initiatives for a set of flagship products within the Financials Cloud suite. (S)he will provide functional specifications for the solutions and take the solutions to the market following an agile, continuous-delivery methodology and a dev-ops mindset. The candidate will represent the products to internal audiences (e.g., product marketing, sales, and other field organizations). Responsibilities for the role include:

  • Lead discussion with the management to gain insight into product roadmap, project assigned - its background, goal and scope. Ensure management expectations and delivery timelines are clearly understood.

  • Liaison between Strategy/Customer/Management to understand customer business process and get a complete 360 analysis on the related requirements.

  • Be creative in solutioning customer problems/requirements. Best solutions are always the simplest. Produce high-quality design documents with comprehensive and detailed solution analysis with focus on all core areas: extensibility, robustness, backward compatibility, supportability, exception handling, performance expectations/benchmarking, upgrade plan for customers, critical technology or product dependencies, product resiliency (self-correction) and flexibility (user self-service feature), and cloud operational considerations: recoverability and restart-ability, opt-in options for the customer. Designs should also include definition of product use cases, wireframes and upstream and downstream impact areas.

  • Uphold product quality to 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 testware is in line with focus of the enhancement, is tested with real customer use cases/data patterns and influencers.

  • Ensure the MVP definition is aligned with customer commitment in mind, and management sign off is received.

  • Collaborate with Dev team member on reviewing any technical solution document to ensure that it is aligned with the finalized solution approach.

  • Work closely with Information Development team to create launch deliverables such as New Feature Summary, What’s New, and TOI's.

  • Deliver product functionality training to internal development organizations (e.g., Documentation, Quality Assurance, Demonstration Services, Customer Care, and other development teams), to other LOBs (e.g., Support, Consulting, Oracle University, and Sales) and to external entities such as partners and alliances.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Product management, consulting, or implementation experiences in Quote-to-Collect space are preferred.

  • Financial educational background such as CA, ICWA, and MBA (Finance) is very much desirable. The successful applicant should have in-depth understanding of financial flows and business processes involved in finance management.

  • Strong analytical skills; strong written and spoken communication skills.

  • Knowledge of Web technologies, UI components, design patterns, and best practices is preferred.

  • Ability to thrive in fast-paced environment and learn quickly.

Disclaimer:

Certain US customer or client-facing roles may be required to comply with applicable requirements, such as immunization and occupational health mandates.

Range and benefit information provided in this posting are specific to the stated locations only

US: Hiring Range: from $87,600 to $199,500 per annum. May be eligible for bonus and equity.

Oracle maintains broad salary ranges for its roles in order to account for variations in knowledge, skills, experience, market conditions and locations, as well as reflect Oracle’s differing products, industries and lines of business.

Candidates are typically placed into the range based on the preceding factors as well as internal peer equity.

Oracle US offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes the following:

  1. Medical, dental, and vision insurance, including expert medical opinion

  2. Short term disability and long term disability

  3. Life insurance and AD&D

  4. Supplemental life insurance (Employee/Spouse/Child)

  5. Health care and dependent care Flexible Spending Accounts

  6. Pre-tax commuter and parking benefits

  7. 401(k) Savings and Investment Plan with company match

  8. Paid time off: Flexible Vacation is provided to all eligible employees assigned to a salaried (non-overtime eligible) position. Accrued Vacation is provided to all other employees eligible for vacation benefits. For employees working at least 35 hours per week, the vacation accrual rate is 13 days annually for the first three years of employment and 18 days annually for subsequent years of employment. Vacation accrual is prorated for employees working between 20 and 34 hours per week. Employees working fewer than 20 hours per week are not eligible for vacation.

  9. 11 paid holidays

  10. Paid sick leave: 72 hours of paid sick leave upon date of hire. Refreshes each calendar year. Unused balance will carry over each year up to a maximum cap of 112 hours.

  11. Paid parental leave

  12. Adoption assistance

  13. Employee Stock Purchase Plan

  14. Financial planning and group legal

  15. Voluntary benefits including auto, homeowner and pet insurance

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