This position meets the Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers criteria for Washington State. During the “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” order, most of this work can be performed remotely. Social distancing and personal protective equipment guidelines will be followed when required to work onsite.
We are reviewing applications regularly. Interviews may be conducted prior to the application close date.
Serve as the subject matter expert for PeopleSoft financial modules and responsible for analyzing and providing solution development, operational and project support to empower business users and support future upgrades. You will leverage deep business process knowledge and functional experience with PeopleSoft financial modules to drive continuous improvement and process simplification–The analyst partners with key stakeholders in order to understand business needs and formulate solutions using Peoplesoft Oracle application features and industry best practices.
This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and duties performed. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Project Leadership and Support:
Continuous Process Improvement & Lean Culture Adoption:
Key Liaison with Business Partners on Technology:
Knowledge and expertise implementing, upgrading and using PeopleSoft Financials and HCM including advanced ad-hoc query development and strong functional knowledge of system security roles and set-up.
General understanding of Accounting and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and a strong understanding of internal controls and systems/operational risk assessment and mitigation.
Able to define sound and functional process controls and incorporate them into Port Accounting/Financial systems and business processes.
Advanced, broad technical expertise in PeopleSoft Financials and HCM and in troubleshooting cross-module system issues, requiring knowledge of system configuration, as well as Accounting functions and business processes including the interrelationships and interdependencies between each of the modules.
Skilled at structured analysis techniques, issue management, risk analysis and mitigation, recognizing and mitigating sensitive project issues, problem solving, conceptual and logical thinking.
Strong oral, business and technical writing skills that allow for facilitation of meetings, presentations and requirements gathering sessions.
Excellent teamwork and interpersonal skills that establish rapport, persuade cross-functional business partners at all organizational levels, assist in understanding of technical information, and resolve conflicts in a positive manner.
Ability to evaluate information gathered from multiple sources, reconcile conflicting information, breakdown high-level information into details and differentiate user requests from the underlying true needs.
Able to understand business strategy and translate into specific details.
Able to mentor business partners to accept change and use new technology.
Ability to lead and negotiate business solutions that balance technical capability, cost, and time, against business need.
Ability to work independently with users to define concepts, under direction of project managers is required.
Ability to communicate difficult or sensitive information tactfully.
Ability to challenge the status quo and facilitate different perspectives to drive solutions in the support of business results.
Combination of education and experience demonstrative knowledge, skills and abilities equivalent to:
The Port of Seattle is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that values diverse perspectives and life experiences. We encourages people of all backgrounds to apply, knowing decisions concerning the employment relationship will be made without regard to age, race, ethnicity, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, citizenship status, veteran status, the presence of any physical or mental disability, or any other status or characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law, regulations and ordinances.