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Thoughtworks is looking for a talented PeopleSoft Technical Expert to join its highly creative and high performing Tech Operations team that is responsible for providing services to Thoughtworks’ Finance Team. As a PeopleSoft Technical Expert with Thoughtworks, you will maintain existing finance modules and functionalities, develop new modules based on business requirements, build interfaces with other systems, perform PeopleSoft upgrades, and assist financial users.Your technical background in PeopleSoft will be key to your success in this role. At Thoughtworks we are committed to creating meaningful and challenging career paths for our people.

Job Responsibilities

  • Works closely with global finance team to understand both tactical and strategic initiatives from finance team that need PeopleSoft Finance team’s support. Have a holistic understanding of the purpose of the initiative, outcomes expected from IT teams, expected timelines from business and right stakeholders within finance for each of the initiatives
  • Work very closely with global finance during month end for unblocking them in any issues encountered from PeopleSoft Finance team 
  • Resolve any critical/urgent support tickets that get logged in the US hours from finance
  • Participate in meetings where new products are discussed to provide the IT view, integration, challenges, constraints etc 
  • Be part of Finance Governance forums and share PeopleSoft Finance team updates/risks from PeopleSoft Finance to the group
  • Participate in all meetings with Finance which has any PeopleSoft Finance impact discussed
  • Help translate the requirements from business to technical terms for the PeopleSoft Finance team.
  • Participate in solutioning discussions to provide inputs as required
  • Be a bridge between Finance and PeopleSoft Finance team and in helping the PeopleSoft Finance team identify the priorities of multiple initiatives, force ranking for the same if situation demands
  • Work closely with the BA and PM of the team to understand the progress of initiatives, sharing any feedback on the same and also discussing any initiatives that are being looked at by finance team for the future
  • Work with the rest of the TechOps leaders for finance (Coupa, Expensify, SalesForce) for any work that will require integration across/will have cross dependencies
  • Help the team in unblocking in situations where they are stuck for stakeholders inputs specifically due to timezone constraints (help facilitate meetings/work with stakeholders in the US time zone to clarify any requirements)
  • Regularly connect with the PeopleSoft Finance team to share updates from the finance for any change in priorities, any critical issues that need to be addressed
  • Work closely with the offshore team to address any month end support issues that require immediate attention 
  • Work with TechOps IT leaders (PSF & other finance IT systems as well)  to be regularly in sync on the IT strategy, improvements, business review data preparation

Job qualifications

Technical skills

  • Working in a techno-functional role supporting PeopleSoft financials system version 9.2 with 6 to 8 years of experience. 
  • Have a product mindset, thereby expected to work with stakeholders to develop the backlog and suggest improvements.
  • Must have strong experience in Accounts Payable, Accounts receivable & General Ledger modules in PeopleSoft. 
  • Must have experience in AP, AR, GL module configurations and configurations around setups- VAT, GST, Withholding, Multi-currency processing, Consolidation, Equitization functionalities, security configurations, approval workflow configuration and associated transaction processing. 
  • Advanced knowledge of automated system testing procedures, data conversion analysis, transaction processing and troubleshooting application. 
  • Ability to interact with users for requirement gathering and fitting them with delivered functionalities with minimal customization. 
  • Must be able to QA test development work and work with technical development team to ensure customer requirements are met. 
  • Basic understanding of technical aspects for reports, nVisions & PS Queries. 
  • Knowledge of latest features/functionalities delivered in PUM image versions. 

Professional skills

  • Good in communication and able to drive meetings
  • Ability to bridge the gap between team and stakeholders
  • Must be creative, innovative and be able to work in a fast-paced environment with ability to abstract detail into larger patterns, familiarity with user-centered analysis and evaluation techniques. 
  • Good to have knowledge of global accounting procedures and practices

Other things to know

While we’ve traditionally been a traveling consultancy, travel is not required for this role at the moment. We anticipate the need for travel to our client locations in the future when it’s deemed safe.

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It is the policy of Thoughtworks, Inc. to provide a work environment free of discrimination. The Company will take affirmative action to ensure applicants and Thoughtworks employees are treated without regard to race, color, religion, sex/gender, national origin, ethnic origin, veteran or military status, family or marital status, disability, genetic information, age, sexual orientation, gender expression or gender identity. This also includes individuals who are perceived to have any of the aforementioned attributes. Thoughtworks will adhere to all federal, state, and municipal laws and regulations governing employment.

Job Details

Country: USA
City: Chicago, Illinois
Date Posted: 05-27-2022
Industry: Information Technology
Employment Type: Regular

About Thoughtworks

Thoughtworks is a global technology consultancy that integrates strategy, design and engineering to drive digital innovation. For 28+ years, our clients have trusted our autonomous teams to build solutions that look past the obvious. Here, computer science grads come together with seasoned technologists, self-taught developers, midlife career changers and more to learn from and challenge each other. Career journeys flourish with the strength of our cultivation culture, which has won numerous awards around the world.

Join Thoughtworks and thrive. Together, our extra curiosity, innovation, passion and dedication overcomes ordinary.

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