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Finance and Procurement Platform Owner

Full-time, Brisbane based role with flexibility to work from home 2-3 days per week. Due to the stakeholders involved, this role cannot be performed from another city. 

Hello. We’re Virgin Australia. We’re the airline that’s always done things a little different. Our way. The Virgin way. We’re on a mission to make flying better than ‘nice’. And to do that, it takes a team of talented people who are passionate about customer experience, doing the right thing always, with a focus on safety – in the air, on the ground and in our workplaces. A team who values real diversity and inclusion, in a big brand with big ambitions.

What you’ll be doing

The objective of the Finance and Procurement Platform Owner role is to champion Finance and Procurement systems, ensuring they are adequately supported and governed and meet business needs. You will partner with business, IT and vendor stakeholders to drive improvements and resolve complex issues as they arise. Experience with Oracle Cloud ERP is highly advantageous. 

The work will involve a mix of stakeholder management, vendor management, delivering small system enhancement initiatives and business solutions, all whilst being a part of the dynamic, inclusive and vibrant Technology department. To succeed, you will be flexible in your approach, be able to prioritise and handle the dynamic changes of the industry and build sustainable business and internal IT relationships. 

  • The Finance & Procurement Platform Owner role will be responsible for all relevant technology related to the Finance division. This includes, but is not limited to knowledge of: 
    • Oracle ERP Cloud (ERP Cloud, Procurement Cloud, EPM
    • Other finance/procurement systems including (but not limited to) treasury management, revenue management, cost reconciliation, and other ancillary systems
    • Integrations between finance/procurement and other systems (functional)
    • End to end Finance and Procurement processes
  • Meet regularly with your allocated division’s relevant leaders and teams, to understand their current and future business needs and translate these into technology requirements and solutions (current and roadmap)
  • Work with your allocated divisions and technology support teams to quickly identify the cause of complex issues, assist with workarounds and resolution
  • Build and maintain regular positive engagement with vendors and technology providers to develop successful working relationships that contribute to the effectiveness of your allocated divisions system support. 
  • Ensure compliance and governance standards are adhered to.

Specifically as the Oracle ERP Cloud Platform owner you will:

  • Manage and maintain relationship with 3rd party support partner.
  • Oversee outsourced support function for ERP/EPM:
    • Ensure vendor meets all agreed service delivery levels
    • Ensure vendor has sufficient governance in place
    • Ensure vendor delivers all contracted services to expected quality
    • Incident Management escalation point for business / IT and work to resolve an issues. 

You’ll be great in this role if you…

  • Tertiary qualification in Finance/Procurement or Information Systems, or equivalent experience in these functions
  • 5+ years supporting Finance and/or Procurement systems. 
  • Oracle Cloud ERP platform experience (Finance or Procurement) 
  • Demonstrated experience in managing an outsourced Finance/Procurement support function
  • Demonstrated experience with understanding and analysing business issues and translating them into business requirements and then into system solutions
  • Experience supporting your allocated divisions systems in a large organisation
  • Track record of identifying opportunities for continuous improvement and delivering effective change
  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Strong understanding of IT governance and systems including integrations and impacts
  • Strong communication and facilitation skills to engage and influence all stakeholders including managers and vendors (onshore and offshore)
  • You are based in Brisbane or you are willing to relocate to Brisbane

We’re committed to looking after you, with some of the best benefits and conditions in the industry – including (but not limited to):

  • Discounted flights for you and your loved ones (including $1000 worth of travel credits per year)
  • A flexible, hybrid work style. Work from home or the office, adapt your location to suit your style and needs
  • One of Brisbane’s most admired head office locations, with South Bank train station, a supermarket, pharmacy, and lunch options downstairs plus a 5-minute walk to the Busway, a rooftop restaurant and onsite gym (with a low membership fee) and South Bank Parklands just across the road
  • Discounts on travel insurance, lounge membership, car hire, accommodation, and experiences worldwide
  • Cheaper hospitality, retail, technology, beauty and wellness services
  • Free counselling and access to a wellbeing app to support your physical, mental, social and financial health
  • ‘Dress for Your Day’ – enjoy the freedom to wear whatever makes you feel great for the type of work you do and the day you have ahead of you.

When everyone is included, everyone wins

We’re all individuals. And we love that. That’s why we encourage applications from Indigenous Australians, people with disability, those from diverse cultural backgrounds, our friends in the LGBTQI+ community, and anyone else who wants to join our family.

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