Job Description :
Title: People Soft Financials

Location: Sam Ramon CA

Duration: 9 Months

Job Description

We are seeking a functional PeopleSoft professional with proven experience in several PeopleSoft Financial Modules (i.e., General Ledger, Purchasing, Commitment Control, etc, with

extensive experience working with the General Ledger and/or Purchasing modules, to join our Financial Systems Division.

Candidate will work closely with Functional and technical developer teams to test implement 9.2 PeopleSoft Financials upgrade. 9.2 experience in GL, PO, and Fluid is a MUST have

Leveraging relevant knowledge of PeopleSoft Financials, reporting and budgeting processes as well as related accounting considerations, the qualified candidate will provide high quality

support and leadership for the optimal design and configuration of the system to assure maximum benefit to our customers. This candidate will also be required to work in partnership and

independently with the relevant Business Owner organizations and other functional SMEs (as required) to identify and refine business requirements, and create the functional design and

architecture necessary to support the requirements. It is also expected that this candidate will be familiar with full lifecycle development processes and perform all expected functional

procedures as required. Finally, personal commitment to serve the customer with excellence, competence, proficiency and courtesy will be essential.


Upgrade from Financials 9.1 to 9.2

Analyzes information to determine nature and extent of customer requirements and concerns.

Develops and/or executes change management plans for transition to new systems.

Consults with vendors or technical staff to ensure that functionality of automated system is consistent with adherence to laws, regulations, and best practice standards by users.

Tests or coordinates testing of new installations or upgrades.

Assists in the development of standards and procedures used in development of new or enhancement of existing systems.

Participates in evaluation of new technologies, enhancements or solutions to improve service and efficiency of systems.

Researches and analyzes system/user problems by applying a variety of analytical and research techniques.

Participates in the establishment of standards and procedures to be used in the development of systems.

Technical Competencies

Ability to research, analyze information and make recommendations.

Ability to determine functional needs and system requirements.

Ability to develop solutions based on analysis.

Ability to evaluate existing systems and understand their structure and component parts.

Knowledge of applications and inter-relationships with programs and/or systems.

Ability to prepare models, diagrams and layouts.

Ability to document project standards and methodologies.

Knowledge of naming conventions, encyclopedia management, transactions definitions, general specification definition, programming standards and testing procedures.

Ability to apply standards and methodologies.

Knowledge of quality assurance plans.

Knowledge of customer needs and business requirements.

Knowledge of data extraction methods.

Ability to analyze system and data to determine extent of problem or error.

Ability to work with other IT units/staff to diagnose problem.

Ability to prepare vendor request.

Ability to communicate information to stakeholders and customers.

Ability to develop effective and feasible business area solutions.

Ability to assist in developing communication plans.

Knowledge of area related laws, rules, regulations and best practices.

Ability to review and interpret installation/upgrade notes.

Ability to create testing plans and scripts.

Ability to execute test scripts.

Ability to develop training courses for target audience.

Ability to conduct training sessions.

Ability to develop training manuals.

Ability to research and stay abreast of technological advances.

Knowledge of current industry trends.

Ability to establish standards and procedures.

Ability to assist in the research and analysis of information.

Ability to act as a liaison between groups.

Ability to coordinate between multiple workgroups.

Ability to assess/evaluate customer’s needs and business requirements.

Ability to conduct quality assessments.

Knowledge of operational procedures.

Knowledge of the change management process.

Ability to adhere to deadlines.

Preferred Qualifications:

7+ years of hands-on experience with PeopleSoft GL and PO modules

5+ years of Oracle DBMS SQL experience

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Information Systems or equivalent

3+ years of experience with MS Office products (Word/Excel/Visio), full life-cycle development methodologies, and functional specification development

4+ years of experience in Public Sector

Prior experience working with the State of GA PeopleSoft Financials system

Experience working with PeopleSoft technical tools such as Application Designer, Application Engine, PeopleCode etc

Translates business needs into business and functional requirements

Conducts application design and architecture component configuration for related modules/business processes

Writes and interprets functional and business requirements as an input to application design

Develops and tests detailed functional designs for business solution components and prototypes

Completes tasks in an efficient and timely manner, and reporting progress at least weekly to the implementation Project Manager, Project Sponsor, or designated employee

Seeks innovative approaches to improve the process of delivering PeopleSoft financial accounting and reporting solutions to customers

Willingness to share suggestions and knowledge capital to help optimize the Financial Systems Division’s implementation and project methodology

Update UPK or other relevant training material related to PS

Ability to develop queries using PeopleSoft Query

Ability to develop XML reports

Demonstrated proficiency in relevant analytical abilities

Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and effectively in both oral and written formats

Demonstrated ability to work effectively with functional and technical teams