Oracle CECL Subject Matter Expert in Austin, Texas

As a recognized authority and leading contributor within their practice, this senior-level consulting position provides consistent high quality and innovative solution leadership to a project team. Leads the solution design and implementation aspects of engagement(s) ensuring high quality, integrated software solutions within constraints of time and budget.

Analyzes business needs to help ensure Oracle solution meets the customer s objectives by combining industry best practices, product knowledge, and business acumen. Exercises judgment and business acumen in selecting methods and techniques to deliver functional and technical solutions on non-routine and very complex aspects of applications and technology installations. Provides direction and mentoring to project teams, and effectively influences customer leadership on key decisions. Supports the business development efforts by pursuing new opportunities and extensions. Collaborates with the consulting sales team by providing domain expertise. Resolves complex customer issues by recommending and implementing solutions. Demonstrates expertise in multiple business processes across two or more product families or ability to architect and design technology solutions encompassing multiple products and make decisions based on impact across the stack.

8-10 years of experience relevant to this position including 4 years of consulting experience. Prior team leadership or management experience preferred. Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience preferred. Product or technical expertise relevant to practice focus. Ability to communicate effectively. Ability to build rapport with team members and clients. Strong influencing and negotiation skills. Ability to travel as needed.

Oracle is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and protected veterans status or any other characteristic protected by law.

CECL Subject Matter Expert



Seeking a Subject Matter Expert (SME) to guide and provide industry best practices to implement OFSAA Loan Loss Forecasting and Provisioning/CECL at our financial institution clients. Consultants shall become experts in Oracle s unique Financial Services Analytical Applications (OFSAA) and support our clients in their transformation initiatives including Risk management and Regulatory compliance

OFSAA Subject Matter Experts shall provide advisory guidance on CECL, based on industry practices and market drivers. You will participate in multiple client implementation programs and be directly involved in CECL implementations. This position will report directly to Regional Director/Engagement Director and will work closely with both Technical and Functional subject matter experts, and other team members to successfully deploy OFSAA CECL applications.

Job Description:

  • Under senior management s direction, conduct workshops, participate in RFP requirements analysis, effort estimation, design, model assessment and build, implement and deploy Oracle OFSAA LLFP application utilizing Oracle s project management methodologies.

  • Will function as SME involving knowledge of Core Banking and CECL Accountingin one or more of the following areas:

o Corporate and Retail Credit Risk

o Basel, Liquidity Risk, Credit Risk

o Policies and processes, credit appraisal and monitoring, credit training and scoring, credit derivatives and credit portfolio management, securitization and loan approval for retail and SME, with experience in credit scoring and IT solutions

o Operational Risk

o Audit in banking, financial services, and Operational Risk Management

o Candidates with experience in implementing RSCA/KRI frameworks or Basel II, Operational Risks or SOX will be preferred

o Implementation of *Basel *and good knowledge of Basel and local regulatory guidelines

o ALM / Treasury Operations

o One should be able to analyse and provide inputs on risk rating, score card development and development, implementation and validation of quantitative models in credit, market and operational risk areas.

  • Review client business requirements and suggest best practices to implement CECL solution in OFSAA Loan Loss Forecasting and provisioning application

  • Work with CECL bank SMEs and accounting team to describe OFSAA CECL implementation approach

  • Use prior knowledge of financial services products and experience with the typical data elements required to craft OFSAA based solutions for medium-to-complex business requirements

  • Provide advisory services on data requirements for CECL computation and modelling

  • Committed to high-quality and client service. Consistently deliver results and manage client expectations

  • Clearly articulate and present solutions to client business audiences

  • Keep abreast of product and industry updates and engage with broader consulting team to share best practices and contribute to knowledge management

  • Demonstrate ability to quickly learn new concepts, relate them to client issues and craft solutions

  • Provide functional and SME support to Risk domain products

  • Support all phases of deploying the OFSAA platform and applications at customer sites including business requirements, design, data requirements, modelling, configuration, user acceptance testing and go-live

  • Interact with Functional and Technical Consultants to ensure the successful deployment of the OFSAA platform and applications

  • Adopt and contribute to OFSAA best practice methodologies for knowledge dissemination throughout the OFSAA Delivery organization

  • Travel on some projects will be 100%

Preferred Requirements:

  • Strong written and oral communication skills as well as strong written and oral communication skills.

  • Must be able to clearly articulate OFSAA product functionality and requirements to both clients and colleagues at all levels, from engineering staff to senior executive management.

  • Prefer SMEs from banking industry or CECL advisory firms who has hands-on working knowledge about CECL requirements, modelling, disclosures and accounting standards

  • Strong customer interaction skills and the ability to assess a client s IT processes and strategies

  • Mature, self-starting, self-motivating, and capable of making decisions independently

  • Knowledge on solutioning CECL requirements for a bank or financial institution using any product or home grown applications

  • Knowledge on accounting principle, policies and procedures for CECL

  • MBAs (Finance), CAs, CFAs, with at least 5 years experience from MNC banks, private sector banks, rating agencies, consulting firms, or high end risk analytics KPO firms

  • FRM / NCFM certification is desirable

  • *Typical Activities:

  • Participate in reviewing functional requirements

  • Review RFP and assist in effort estimation based on functionalities to be implemented

  • Participate in knowledge transfer workshops with internal implementation and product organization on CECL and modelling requirements.

  • Perform functional gap analysis between OFSAA Enterprise Risk Management products and client requirements.

  • Assist in functional design of gaps identified in the gap analysis

  • Provide consultancy services on functional issues reported

  • Provide walkthrough of data requirements.

  • Understand bank applications/source systems and perform

o Data assessment,

o Data Mapping

  • Gap analysis and mitigation Participate in internal testing process and create test plan, data and expected results.

  • Support clients during acceptance testing.

  • Co-ordinate and work with internal Oracle teams

Oracle is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and protected veterans status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job: *Consulting

Organization: *OFSS

Title: CECL Subject Matter Expert

Location: United States

Requisition ID: 1800092Y