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Oracle Cloud Financials & Projects – Business Analyst

Job Description

ITV America (ITVA) is the largest independent producer of non-scripted content in America through its production companies Leftfield Pictures, Sirens Media, Good Caper, Highnoon Entertainment, Think Factory etc.  ITVA is a reality television powerhouse with hundreds of hours of cutting-edge and innovative unscripted programming, airing on various major networks. We produce leading content including Hell’s Kitchen, Love Island, Pawn Stars, Fixer Upper, and Real Housewives of NJ, just to name a few.

The Business Analyst will be the technology owner for Oracle Application Cloud (Fusion Cloud) Application and other shared services applications such as iManage, DocMoto, Box.com etc. The Business Analyst will provide high quality business analysis services.  These services include:

  • Day to Day administration and management of the Oracle Applications Cloud system
  • Act as a key liaison between the Business Teams and other technology vendors/teams in Finance and other shared services areas such as HR, legal, casting etc.
  • Work closely with other technology team members to develop and implement IT policies, procedures, and best practices.

The Business Analyst will build relationships with relevant business stakeholders and work collaboratively and flexibly.   The role will be based out of our New York Office with some travel to our Stamford Office as required.

Key Responsibilities

  • Engage with business and technical stakeholders to gather, analyze and document requirements and map them to solutions that leverage Oracle cloud applications, especially project modules such as Project Costing, Project Billing and financial domain areas such as Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Fixed Assets and General Ledger.
  • Work closely with finance and production accounting business stakeholders, process owners, development team and system integrations to ensure that the solutions provided align with the business requirements and business objectives
  • Administer, Configure, Manage and Support the Oracle Applications Cloud system. Act as a first line of support for the business users. Provide required month end and year end support to business users.
  • Develop a good understanding of ITV’s corporate and production accounting processes and systems.
  • Be the subject matter expert for Oracle Applications Cloud system – specifically Financials and Production Accounting modules.
  • Create Functional specifications, lead system design, testing and deployment of solutions.
  • Maintain detailed documentation related to business processes, user guide, systems and related technology processes.
  • Review Business Processes and Identify areas for improvement leveraging technology innovation.
  • Provide strong business analysis for other shared services departments such as HR, Legal, Production etc including gathering business requirements, market research, identifying technology solutions etc
  • Collaboratively work and liaise with third party vendors for delivery of technology solutions.
  • Resolve support tickets in a timely manner
  • Develop user training materials and support with user training

Desired knowledge, skills and abilities

  • Analytical thinking able to simplify complex problems or processes into component parts, explore and evaluate them systematically.
  • Planning and organizing – able to think ahead in order to establish an efficient and appropriate course of action for self and others.
  • Communication – able to get one’s message understood clearly by adopting a range of styles, tools and techniques appropriate to the audience and the nature of the information.
  • Influencing and persuading – able to present sound and well-reasoned arguments to convince others. Demonstrates empathy towards business users and stakeholders.
  • Building and managing relationships – able to build strong relationships with peer level and senior business stakeholders.
  • Leadership and team working – able to build and maintain effective working relationships with a range of people. Works cooperatively with others to be part of a team.
  • Flexibility – adapts and works effectively with a variety of situations, individuals or groups. Able to understand and appreciate different and opposing perspectives on an issue and to adapt an approach as the requirements of a situation change.
  • Creative Thinking – able to transform creative ideas into practical reality.
  • Fast learning – able to grasp new concepts and develop a good understanding of new business domains quickly.
  • Tenacity – able to overcome obstacles and push self to achieve delivery in spite of challenging circumstances

Required Work Experience

  • 6 to 8 years of Oracle EBS and Cloud applications experience with leading Oracle financials and project accounting implementations and sustenance.
  • Extensive knowledge in implementing and supporting Oracle Application cloud Financials and Project accounting modules, supported by Very good understanding of finance and acocunting processes.
  • Well versed with O365/ Microsoft office applications such as excel, word, powerpoint etc
  • Good understanding and experience of business analysis skills, techniques, and practices.
  • Experience in eliciting requirements from business stakeholders and creating requirement specifications
  • Proven ability to foster culture of continuous improvement relating to processes and operational performance across the organization to deliver higher levels of customer satisfaction.
  • Experience communicating concepts and ideas to stakeholders at all levels within organizations, including oral and written presentations, proposals, specifications, and reports.
  • Experience of working with third party vendors & System integrators
  • High performer with ability to work independently & with minimal supervision.
  • Having an Accounting degree will be an added advantage.

ITV is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to maintaining a creative and collaborative environment with a diverse workforce.

Temporary Work from Home Disclaimer: While ITV remains committed to creating a flexible work environment, we believe that in person collaboration is key. Requirements for different teams and projects will vary, but all new hires will be expected to return to the office in some capacity when permitted by applicable regulations.