111576 - Accounting and Financial Services Product Manager
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#111576 Accounting and Financial Services Product ManagerInitial Review Date: Wed 10/6/2021
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This posting shall remain open until filled.
Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 09/17/21. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.
UC San Diego Health is seeking an applicant for an Accounting and Financial Services Product Manager who will be responsible for all operational, accounting and financial services functions which interact with Oracle Financial Cloud. This requires close collaboration with the Financial Controller, Finance Systems Architect and Health IS teams to assess and develop the strategic roadmap in ensuring a consistent and reliable general ledger for UC San Diego Health. The role will be responsible for ensuring governance around all integrations and application changes that could impact UC San Diego Health. Ensuring that accounting and financial data actionable for UC San Diego Health and facilitating the integration of data into and out of our financial systems environments is a key responsibility for this position. This position will report to the Medical Center Controller, and will be responsible for the overall program design and management of UC San Diego Health’s finance systems program. This encompasses designing and implementing sustainable governance for financial applications including, but not limited to Oracle Financial Cloud, Oracle Supply Chain, PeopleSoft, and more. Additionally, analytics and business intelligence strategy related to finance systems will be a key area of focus as part of this role at UC San Diego Health.
Accounting and Financial Services Product Manager Requirements:
The Accounting and Financial Services Product Manager will function as the point person for developing and maintaining the UCSD Health System Finance systems strategy and roadmap. Specific duties include: assessing the current state and designing the future state of Finance Systems at UCSD Health. Developing the roadmap based on maturity assessments and pain points for capabilities around accounting functions, integration and reporting for Oracle General Ledger, Supply Chain, and more. The Product Manager will ensure consistency in operational processes, application configuration, data quality, governance, architecture, and analytics for the Health System and define roles and responsibilities to establish a sustainable Finance Systems program, operating models, and business cases with both qualitative and quantitative analysis. the role engages with senior leaders in Health Finance, Health IS, Health System Operations, Campus Accounting, Campus ITS, and leads collaboration and coordination with Health System Accounting, Campus Accounting, Campus IT, and Health IT. A successful candidate will have a demonstrated track record of strong presentation and communication to senior executives.
Program Management Requirements:
The Accounting and Financial Services Product Manager will be the functional Program Manager responsible for general ledger projects supporting the UC San Diego Health Finance division. The Product Manager will collaborate on project plans in conjunction with other operational and technical project managers to ensure accurate, consistent, and timely project and application milestone delivery. Specific duties include but are not limited to developing and maintaining program road maps, directing project managers and team members, creating status reports, facilitating decisions, identifying and mitigating risks, collecting and interpreting data from various sources, presenting measure and program results to clinical and operations executives, and managing evolving operational requirements.
The Accounting and Financial Services Product Manager will be the operational product owner/manager responsible for supporting and evangelizing the adoption and utilization of the core Finance Systems products such as: Oracle Financial Cloud, Oracle Supply Chain, Concur, and more. Roadmaps should be developed in conjunction with senior leadership, operational stakeholders, and vendor advisors to ensure these products can meet business and clinical requirements including scaling across multiple dimensions. Specific duties include but are not limited to facilitating strategic planning sessions, conducting product related research, developing product requirements and specifications, producing development approaches and timelines, coordinating the integration of products into the larger enterprise product portfolio, assessing third party products/vendor solutions, communication plans, training plans, writing recommendations to senior leadership, and creating maintenance/upgrade plans.
Financial Analyst 5:
Involves operational acumen for planning, designing, developing, implementing and administering finance related systems. Maintains and optimizes systems and provides strategic direction for finance systems as needed. Directs, initiates, designs, and provides analytical studies, summary reports, and background materials to an organization or departmental administrative officers and managers on proposed organization/university policies that might impact resources, staff and faculty salary funding, organization-wide budget management, budget/accounting/resource rules and best practices for budget, financial, and other resources management and administration.
The incumbent will have a strong record of showing general organization process improvements in a fast-paced environment and the ability to handle multiple projects at once. Will involve deep familiarity with accounting principles, internal controls and audit processes as well as experience working with both external financial auditors and internal auditors. The position will be responsible for some key internal financial controls. The incumbent will identify areas of potential risk and develop plans to mitigate those risks as well as the ability to effectively communicate with other key stakeholders within the organization. The position will supervise a staff and will involve building a high performing team to meet future organizational goals. The ideal incumbent will have a deep understanding of accounting principles in a university academic setting. Some understanding of fund accounting principles is helpful, but not required.
- Eleven (11) years related experience, education/training with Oracle Financial Cloud, Oracle Supply Chain, or similar Oracle Financial systems; OR Bachelor’s Degree in related area plus seven (7) years’ experience/training with Oracle Financial Cloud, Oracle Supply Chain, or similar Oracle Financial systems.
- Seven (7+) years or more of General Ledger and Accounting experience, preferably in an academic healthcare environment.
- Certified Public Accountant (CPA).
- Project Management Professional (PMP) Certified.
- Five (5) years or more of experience with implementing Oracle Financial Cloud, Oracle Supply Chain, and/or other similar Oracle Financial systems.
- Five (5) years or more of business or financial services experience.
- Product management experience qualified at a minimum of leading a product through (2) releases.
- Prior experience with managerial or supervisory duties including employee development.
- Experience with developing and managing products including developing user profiles, requirements, experience testing, and product portfolio management.
- Familiarity with Agile development, Software Development Life Cycles (SDLC), Product Development Life Cycles (PDLC), and waterfall implementation methodologies.
- Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
- Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).
UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, and several outpatient clinics. UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest is a designated Level I Trauma Center and has the only Burn Center in the county. We invite you to join our dynamic team!
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