GFIS Configuration Engineer

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Salary period: Annual
Job summary
As Configuration Engineer Senior Associate, you'll be a configuration subject matter specialist and primary contact to country teams. You'll define and coordinate configuration changes, to maintain product integrity, as well as transaction, management and statutory reporting.
In this role, you'll lead Configuration Engineer associates and country teams, and be expected to make independent judgments and decisions.
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Act as a configuration subject matter specialist to country teams. Help these teams understand and apply the global configuration and access control management process, procedures, and tools. Serve as a country configuration lead, supporting many countries
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Act as the primary escalation point for functional and technical configuration issues, for the assigned countries
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Help countries understand the configuration dependencies, and their impact on processing and reporting
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Achieve compliance with the service level agreements (SLAs) for the country and central teams
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Review the data submitted by the country configuration team, and confirm this is complete and correct
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Work through the iterative process with the country configuration team, to reach the sign-off point for the data collection phase
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Define key configuration milestones and track progress
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Report issues and concerns to management, when configuration timelines are not met
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Design and use the input tools and migration utilities, to improve configuration efficiency
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Independently resolve configuration issues that impact transaction processing for a country
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Analyze the cross-environment impact of configuration activity, and manage cross-environment migrations
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Serve as a configuration subject matter specialist to the product development and test team
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Define the configuration necessary to test product enhancements/new software releases
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Address configuration change requests from the test team
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Make decisions on configuration requirements, and establish direction for country and central teams
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Recommend configuration changes to meet the business needs, based on clients' requirements
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Classify and prioritize work activities for the team, based on the configuration assessment
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Provide guidance and analytical advice, in response to requests from the country teams
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Analyze configuration data, and determine its downstream impact on processing and reporting (including statutory reporting)
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Independently analyze the diverse requirements of multiple countries, defining their requirements
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Analyze the cross-functional impacts of changes
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Coordinates the work effort between configuration modules
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Train new hires
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Provide guidance, direction and feedback to Configuration Engineer associates and country configuration teams
Knowledge and skills requirements
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Good understanding of Financial / Management and Statutory reports
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Understanding of international requirements such as Withholding, VAT, Sales Tax etc., preferable
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Proficiency in MS Office products mainly Excel and Access database
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Reasonable knowledge in SQL
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Financial management knowledge (e.g., general ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and/or project costing)
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Experience in PeopleSoft finance modules preferable
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Self-starter and able to work independently with minimal supervision
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Good communication and people skills. Able to work with clients
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Good organizational skills
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Project management experience desirable
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Able to work under pressure and tight timeline / budget
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Able to adapt to different competing priorities quickly
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Degree in Accounting / Finance / Management preferable
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Experience with PeopleSoft configuration tables, for financial applications and global configuration management processes
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Global configuration implementation experience
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ A minimum of 4-5 years experience in PeopleSoft or related applications
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ Process and procedure design experience
ΓΆΒ ΒΆ A minimum of 5-7 years experience in functional configuration engineering

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