The Business Transformation team at Munich Re Canada is looking for a Finance Transformation Specialist, Oracle for the Toronto office.
Toronto , Canada
Are you highly dynamic, creative, curious, resilient and excited about disrupting and driving continuous transformative change within an established industry? Then we would like to get to know you!
Munich Re’s digital transformation strategy is powered by continuous investment in world class, cutting edge software and technology solutions. We want to hire and inspire product and technology experts who will be instrumental in maximizing the business impact and value of our technology stack.
As a Finance Expert in Oracle on the Finance Transformation team, you will play a key role in continually enhancing the customer journey and transform our North American Life Reinsurance business through driving effective adoption and implementation of Oracle EBS and Oracle SaaS.
Working with senior leaders, team members, global IT, and third party providers, you will serve as a cross-functional Oracle EBS and SaaS product expert. You will question the norm and promote new and innovative ways to use the latest Oracle technologies and other tools to enable our future vision of maximized automation through user configurable tools. Specifically, you will:
Serve as the technical expert on current and future releases of the Oracle suite
Define common business processes for Munich Re’s North American operations
Educate and inspire the customer base to further adopt existing and new functionality
Drive the implementation of use cases throughout the Oracle suite
Ensure all Oracle technology projects are properly documented and implemented with appropriate rigor and governance
Immerse yourself in Munich Re business areas that currently or could potentially utilize Oracle functionality and both envision and evangelize use cases and adoption scenarios
Drive all technology test plans, scenarios, test cases, and test types (integration, regression, performance, and UAT).
Manage functional relationship between Oracle and Munich Re Group
This is an exciting opportunity for someone who has a passion for applying the latest technology to improve and optimize operations as well as driving innovation from vision to strategy and execution.
First and foremost, you will demonstrate a natural desire to provide exceptional client service through your energy, enthusiasm, initiative and innovation focus. In addition, we are looking for the following qualifications:
Strong experience in business process consulting, financial transformation and architecture of processes with strong business acumen and problem-solving aptitude.
Strong experience developing and supporting business technology systems in a large-scale environment across multiple hardware and software platforms.
Proven ability to understand the core business propositions and implement the underpinning technology platform by utilizing journey mapping and design thinking to deliver product-centric solutions with a proven delivery model that operates in the Cloud (SaaS).
7+ years of experience of finance transformation and Oracle implementation experience
Very strong experience implementing finance processes in financial management software and system implementation. Knowledge of Oracle EBS Financials and Oracle Cloud is highly preferred.
Knowledge of process flows (Level 1 – Level 5), business process modelling tools (Visio, Adonis), exposure to Lean and/or Six Sigma an asset.
Ability to articulate a big picture view and translate into specific business process deliverables
Exceptional Oracle PL/SQL skills.
Experience in managing in an outsource technology delivery model.
Experience in an Insurance / Reinsurance or Financial industry environment considered an asset.
Understanding of data modeling tools and data models.
Ability to articulate a big picture view and translate into specific business solution deliverables.
Strong business acumen and problem-solving aptitude.
Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to express complex technical concepts in terms understandable by the business, and requirements and implications in terms understandable to developers.
Ability to work collaboratively and enjoys working with others to achieve common, team goals
Ability to deal with ambiguity
Superior drive, motivation, ability to work with minimal direction in a very fast paced environment.
In keeping with our global position as an industry leader and innovator, Munich Re is driving transformative change in the life reinsurance industry. Our innovation strategy sets a new standard in digitization that will radically transform our end-to-end business operations and deliver world-class, fully automated business processes and workflows to our North American Life & Health business, which focuses on both traditional reinsurance solutions that concentrate on the transfer of mortality risk as well as living benefits products.
We currently lead the market in the products we offer and are simultaneously exploring new and exciting opportunities by expanding our business model beyond the traditional Life and Health Reinsurance services. There is no blueprint for what we’re doing - we’re creating our own path, and our own brand. Opportunities to effect change on this scale are rare, and we want to hire the best and brightest to bring a unique perspective to our industry and accelerate the rate of innovation, leveraging the tools of tomorrow - whether it’s artificial intelligence, blockchain, machine learning, or a technology that’s still emerging.
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