Financial Systems Architect at Rockwell Automation

| Milwaukee, WI
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Job Description

Rockwell Automation is the largest company in the world dedicated to industrial automation and information. Here, we connect the imaginations of people with the potential of technology to make the world more intelligent, more connected and more productive. From improving the production of medicines that boost human health to reducing waste in an oil and gas plant, the work we do changes how we live.

Interested in joining a company doing things never before possible? We help the world work better and people work smarter. That's what attracts the makers, the forward thinkers, the innovators and problem solvers. Does that describe you?

The Financial Systems Architect role is responsible for technical development, maintenance and operations support of several Financial Applications, with particular focus on Oracle Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) suite of cloud applications, including Financial Close and Consolidation, Account Reconciliation, and Planning, as well as SAP ERP. This position is also responsible for governance, maintenance and support of Finance Master Data and related data alignment and mappings across systems. Responsibilities include analysis, design and development of application components in addition to proactively identifying enhancement opportunities. This role can be located in our Milwaukee HQ location, or remote location with a suitable transport hub nearby.

Essential Functions
  • Understand, interpret and transform business problems, opportunities and requirements for recommending Oracle EPM solutions and financial master data that enables the organization to achieve its goals.
  • Drive technical development and enhancement of the Oracle Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) Platform including Financial Close and Consolidation, Planning, and Account Reconciliation.
  • Lead technical implementation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of complex calculation manager rules tasks, metadata, forms, Smart View templates, reports and automation scripts.
  • Manage integration and automation of data flow between Oracle and various systems, including SAP.
  • Coordinate work with IT for ongoing application maintenance, upgrades, development, testing and implementation of application enhancements.
  • Align with IT team to manage backups, migrations, and patch testing of multiple EPM environments and monitor ongoing performance of applications.
  • Oversee regression testing activities for Oracle monthly system updates.
  • Partner with key super users to develop and evolve the applications while ensuring a stable, productive environment.
  • Assist with data validation across source and EPM systems as needed.
  • Maintain Finance Master Data including general ledger accounts, cost centers, profit centers, hierarchies, internal orders, etc.
  • Utilize standardized SharePoint forms and workflows to manage master data and metadata requests, approvals, and required key controls documentation.
  • Support Finance teams during month-end close, quarterly forecasts, annual operating plan, SAP go-lives, reorganizations and restatements, and special projects.
  • Support onboarding of new acquisitions.
  • Provide customer service to end users to aid and guide general users.


Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting, Accounting Information Systems, or Information Technology
  • Legal authorization to work in the US is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening


Preferred Qualifications
  • Typically requires 8 years technical development experience with Oracle Enterprise Performance Management FCC or Planning with significant experience in writing business rules and developing forms and reports.
  • Proven business partner - results oriented, resourceful, service driven professional
  • Experience with FDMEE or Data Management, EPM Automate and Windows scripting
  • Strong understanding of SAP
  • Strong functional background of Close/Consolidation and Budgeting/Forecasting
  • Strong organizational, problem solving, verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization
  • Oracle Data Relationship Management (DRM) or Enterprise Data Management (EDM) experience
  • Strong maturity and integrity as the position deals with highly confidential business information
  • Strong attention to detail for completeness, accuracy and consistency of metadata and master data
  • Ability to manage competing demands, accept criticism and constructive feedback, while being extremely adaptable and flexible
  • Ability to collaborate effectively within a matrix organization and influence others who do not report directly to them
  • Ability to navigate through ambiguity and proactively drive issue resolution
  • Team oriented with an ability to work independently with minimal guidance
  • Successfully transfers skills and knowledge to team and other individuals
  • Ability to embrace change and be flexible to changing business needs and scrutinize, challenge, and propose change to existing process and procedures
  • Seeks and incorporates relevant perspectives when assessing a situation, making decisions or presenting
  • Minimal travel - less than 10%
  • Ability to flex work schedule to accommodate business needs and working across multiple time zones
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities in a time-sensitive and sometimes unstructured environment
  • Work independently with minimal supervision


This position is part of a job family. Experience will be the determining factor for position level and compensation.

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More Information on Rockwell Automation
Rockwell Automation operates in the Hardware industry. The company is located in Milwaukee, WI, Cleveland, OH, Chelmsford, MA and Bellevue, WA. Rockwell Automation was founded in 1903. It has 22000 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 153 open jobs at Rockwell Automation, click here.
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