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American Heart Association Manager, Financial Systems in Houston, Texas


Now is the time to join us and make a difference. Be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives. Here at the American Heart Association, you matter and so does your career.

The American Heart Association has an excellent opportunity for a Manager, Finance Systems at our office located in Dallas, TX. (Flexible work arrangements available)

In this role, you will be responsible for leading the Business Technology Finance Systems Application team. The Finance Systems team works closely with the Finance Team to support the Association’ s Oracle Fusion Platform.

This position is also key in the migration from JD Edward, Enterprise One into Oracle Fusion Cloud ERP platform. This is projected to be a 2-year project and this position requires a strong understanding of the activities and challenges in such a large project. This position will also work closely with the Finance and other Association departments during this project to support the successful migration to Fusion.

The Association offers many resources to help you maintain work-life harmonization through your changing needs and life situations. To help you be successful, you will have access to Heart U, our award-winning corporate university, as well as training and support locally and through our National Center.

#TheAHALife is our company culture, our way of life, reflecting our diversity and inclusion, our focus on work-life harmonization and our Guiding Values. Discover why you will Be Seen. Be Heard. Be Valued™ at the American Heart Association by following us on LinkedIn, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and at


  • Leads the team in problem solving and system design sessions to address business needs and projects and when needed based on changing needs, addresses the design and architecture to ensure successful completion of the projects.

  • Attracts, develops, coaches and supervises team staff. Manages activities with complete integrity and in accordance with American Heart Association policies, systems, practices and programs.

  • Provide subject matter expertise to Oracle Fusion Cloud ERP platform end-users and lead/perform the development activities and production support for Configuration changes, Customizations, Integrations, Data Migration, Reports, and unit testing using SDLC methodologies.

  • Manage and participate in the ongoing business support for enhancements, issues, and data/configuration updates within Oracle Fusion Cloud ERP platform. This includes, but is not limited to, GL, AR, AP, Projects, Inventory, Order Management, Subscription Management, Manufacturing, Fixed Assets.

  • Design, create, execute architecture specifications for Oracle Cloud Fusion ERP with specific experience around data extracts, data migration, integration with other systems and reporting capabilities.

  • Creation of new dashboards, reports, integrations in support of business needs in adherence to SDLC methodologies

  • Identify functionality gaps and support the development of solutions/alternatives.

  • Continuously manage, monitor, and update architecture models as business needs evolve and additional cloud services become available.

  • Write configuration documents and functional specifications for requested system enhancements.

  • Perform root cause analysis leading to changes in configuration, data issues corrections, process optimization, integration error correction procedures.

  • Drive best practices for the ERP modules and integrations.

  • Create documentation – implementation guides, data flow mapping documents and diagrams, training materials as needed etc.,

  • Manage, plan, and execute small to medium sized projects and contribute to determining feasibility of goals/objectives. These processes must adhere to the Association Project Management Office guidelines for projects.

  • Lead / Participate in project and team meetings and provide updates and statuses.

  • Manage period close process along with business leads (Monthly / Yearly)

Participates in Business Technology planning process providing resource allocation information, high-level project estimates and technical guidance to all departments and levels within the organization.

Want to help get your resume to the top? We are looking for your expertise in the following areas.


  • 4+ years of Experience in Oracle Fusion Financial cloud in two or more of the Finance modules (PO, GL, AP, AR, FA, CM, Tax, Intercompany, Tax, Revenue Management Cloud Services)

  • Familiarity / experience with BI tools such Tableau, OTBI, Fusion Analytic Warehouse

  • 3+ years' experience writing and executing SQL code

  • Actively lead a migration from another Finance Platform into Oracle Cloud ERP Platform.

  • Expert in navigating the Oracle's Service Request (SR) process

  • Hands on experience with Configuration, support, and subject matter expertise through working closely with globally spread teams (IT, Business, End Users and 3rd party vendors)

  • Strong Period close process knowledge & experience on all Oracle Fusion Finance modules (monthly / Qtr. and yearly)

  • Self-sufficient in debugging / root cause of technical and functional issues.

  • 5+ years' experience leading/managing teams of at least 5-member team as a player / coach.

  • Excellent documentation skills required. Role will prepare various project documents, functional specifications, setup documents, training materials, updates to knowledge repository,

  • Experience creating SOPs & Run Books and other materials

  • Track key application metrics, drive insights, and build reports and dashboards to measure results against goals.

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills. Will be required to lead meetings and provide updates to business leadership.

  • A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience

  • Ability to communicate, both verbally and on paper; tailoring the form and method of communications to the needs and perceptions of the recipients

  • Ability to break complex problems down into simple elements and to solve them logically

  • Strong time management skills with demonstrated experience in managing complex systems

Here are some of the preferred experience:

  • Knowledge of non-profit accounting.

  • Knowledge of JD Edward EnterpriseOne finance system (System will be maintained till we migrate to the Oracle Cloud ERP Fusion ERP Platform.

  • Knowledge of Oracle EPM.

Compensation & Benefits

The American Heart Association invests in its people. Here are the main components of our total rewards package. Visit Rewards & Benefits to see more details.

  • Compensation – Our goal is to ensure you have a competitive base salary. That’s why we regularly review the market value of jobs and make adjustments, as needed.

  • Performance and Recognition – You are rewarded for achieving success by merit increases and incentive programs, based on the type of position.

  • Benefits – We offer a wide array of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance, along with a robust retirement program that includes an employer match and automatic contribution. As a mark of our commitment to employee well-being, we also offer an employee assistance program, employee wellness program and telemedicine, and medical consultation.

  • Professional Development – You can join one of our many Employee Resource Groups (ERG) or be a mentor/mentee in our professional mentoring program. HeartU is the Association’s national online university, with more than 100,000 resources designed to meet your needs and busy schedule.

  • Work-Life Harmonization – The Association offers Paid Time Off (PTO) at a minimum of 16 days per year for new employees. The number of days will increase based on seniority level. You will also have a total of 12 paid holidays off each year, which includes several days off at the end of the year.

  • Tuition Assistance - We support the career development of all employees. This program provides financial assistance to employees who wish to further their education and career in relation to their current duties and responsibilities, or for potential future positions in the organization.

The American Heart Association’s 2024 Goal: Every person deserves the opportunity for a full, healthy life. As champions for health equity, by 2024, the American Heart Association will advance cardiovascular health for all, including identifying and removing barriers to health care access and quality.

At American Heart Association | American Stroke Association, diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity applies to both our workforce and the communities we serve as it relates to heart health and stroke prevention.

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Location US-TX-Dallas

Posted Date 2 months ago (7/26/2023 2:49 PM)

Requisition ID 2021-7048

Job Category Information Technology

Additional Locations Diversity Distribution US - Top 57

Position Type Full Time

Location: TX-Houston