Head of Oracle Cloud EPM

Salary is dependent upon your experience and location. This will be discussed during interview

We are looking for a Head of Oracle Cloud EPM, to join our delivery team in a client facing role. You will be joining our talented delivery team and working on exciting projects across our broad client base.

About de Novo | The Original Pioneers of Oracle Cloud

de Novo is an exciting British technology company founded by the same entrepreneurs who created Certus Solutions, the original pioneers of Oracle Cloud in the UK&I. de Novo is once again pioneering into the digital world of the experience economy pushing the boundaries of the art of the possible using both ServiceNow and Oracle Cloud technologies together, innovating by re-imaging the world of work by delivering personalised employee experiences over standardised processes, thereby driving employee empowerment, engagement, satisfaction and contributing directly to an organisation’s goals through its people. See how we're different; please visit www.de-novo-solutions.com.

Why work for us?

• We invest in you and offer first class training • We reward you for the commitment and effort you put in • We welcome new ideas and like you to make a difference • We are candid and straight talking • We pride ourselves in being a close supportive family unit with a strong team-working ethic • We aim to exceed expectations whilst, always putting the customers’ needs as our top priority

The Role

You will be responsible for overseeing the implementation, administration, and optimisation of our Oracle EPM suite, including Hyperion Planning, Essbase, and Financial Management. Your expertise will play a critical role in guiding financial planning, budgeting, forecasting, and reporting processes to support informed decision-making and drive overall business performance. • Lead and mentor a team of Oracle EPM specialists, providing guidance and support to ensure successful project execution and continuous improvement of EPM processes • Collaborate with finance, accounting, and business stakeholders to understand their requirements and translate them into effective Oracle EPM solutions • Collaborate with other Oracle consultants on how EPM interacts and impacts overall finance and HCM solutions • Oversee the design, configuration, and maintenance of Oracle EPM applications, ensuring data accuracy, integrity, and reliability • Manage system upgrades and enhancements, staying up-to-date with the latest Oracle EPM developments and best practices • Establish and enforce EPM governance standards, security protocols, and compliance measures • Drive the development and automation of financial reports, dashboards, and ad-hoc analyses to support business insights and decision-making • Participate in strategic financial planning initiatives, assisting in long-term forecasting and scenario modelling • Collaborate with IT teams and vendors to troubleshoot and resolve technical issues related to the EPM environment • Proactively identify opportunities for process optimization, efficiency improvements, and technology advancements in the EPM domain • Keep abreast of industry trends and best practices to continually enhance the organization's EPM capabilities

Location & Commitments

• Permanent contract • Full-time, 37.5 Hours • Location: Hybrid working, but dependent upon where you live, you will have a base location at our head office in Langstone, Wales or at our satellite office in Guildford, Surrey • Travel will be required to our offices and client sites, UK wide and potentially overseas; if you are successful for this position you will be expected to travel as necessary, which may include overnight stays away from your home location • Standard Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) including Disclosure Barring Scotland (DBS) is a minimum requirement for all roles. This will be completed as part of pre-employment checks by de Novo’s third party supplier Credence. • Successful candidates must be able to prove their right to work in the UK and meet UK Security Vetting requirements as per Government guidelines Prove your right to work to an employer: Overview - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk) and United Kingdom Security Vetting: Applicant - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)

Skills & Experience (Essential)

• Proven experience (4-5 + years) in managing and implementing Oracle EPM solutions, including Hyperion Planning, Essbase, and Financial Management • Solid understanding of interactions between Oracle EPM solutions and Oracle Cloud Financials and HCM • Strong leadership skills with a track record of managing and developing high-performing teams • Solid understanding of financial planning, budgeting, forecasting, and reporting processes • Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities with a focus on driving data-driven decisions • Strong project management skills with the ability to handle multiple initiatives simultaneously • Exceptional communication and stakeholder management skills to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams • Oracle EPM certification or relevant professional certifications, or willing to obtain • Familiar with working with Agile, Waterfall and Hybrid methodologies • Be a team player

Skills & Experience (Desirable)

• Bachelor's or Master's degree in Finance, Accounting, Information Systems, or a related field • Knowledge of other financial systems or ERP platforms

Remuneration & Benefits

This varies accordingly to role, but generally the package consists of: • Basic salary • Eligibility to enrol into the Company auto-enrolment pension scheme (within 3 months of commencing employment). The Company will contribute 3% (5% from December 2023) based upon gross salary only; your contributions will be based upon UK government legislation • Annual leave entitlement of 25 days per annum plus Bank Holidays. Our holiday year runs in line with our accounting period from 1st June to 31st May • Eligibility to participate in the employee utilisation scheme. You could earn up to an additional 10% of your gross basic salary per annum paid over three instalments across the preceding financial year (The Employee Utilisation Scheme is non-contractual and may be subject to change or removal at the sole discretion of the Directors. Further information on how you have opportunity to potentially achieve these earnings will be discussed once you have joined the Company and objectives and targets have been set) • Death in Service Benefit (effective from 2024) • Internal recruitment initiative - £3K reward per experience hire after 6 months’ successful probation period; £1K reward per apprentice/graduate hire after 6 months’ successful probation period • Certified training in both ServiceNow and Oracle Cloud • Paid expenses outside your base location, as per company policy

How to apply & Further Information

To request more details about this role, kindly reach out to us at contactdenovo@de-novo-solutions.com. To submit your application, please click Apply Now to upload your CV and a cover letter that highlights your suitability for the position.

Equality Statement

De Novo seeks to recruit the best person for each of our roles, based on merit alone and free from bias. We’re committed to treating all our job applicants fairly and with respect, irrespective of their background, disability, or any other protected characteristic. We recruit individuals who embody the De Novo core values of professionalism, expertise and trust which has given us a fantastic variety of people and cultures across our organisation. We celebrate our diverse teams who make De Novo the inclusive, collaborative and rewarding place it is to work. We hire the best in the industry, provide them the support to achieve their goals and challenge them to make a real impact on our business. If you want to join an organisation that truly sees and harnesses what makes you unique, apply to us today

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