Organisation UK SBS
Organisation Detail UK Shared Business Services Ltd
Reference Number IRC244915
Location Swindon See on Map
Salary £28050
Date Posted 23 April 2018
Grade UK SBS-D
Contract Type Open Ended
Hours Full Time
Closing Date 07 May 2018
Interview Date

Brief Description

Salary: £28,050
Grade: UK SBS - D
Contract Type: Open-Ended
Hours: Full Time
Closing Date: 7th May 2018

This role is for a hands-on Oracle Functional Support for Oracle eBusiness Suite, in particular: Core Financials, particularly AP, but also GL, and AR, Inventory, Procurement (iProc, core Purchasing), Projects, SLA, and eTax,. They would also provide expert analysis and/or documentation for:

  • system changes, enhancements and developments
  • testing for test and system.

The systems supported include:

  • Oracle e-business Suite (Finance, Inventory, Procurement, Projects).

The ISS Finance Functional Support Team provide the expert functional support for all the application components of the SSC in Finance and Procurement for their Oracle R12 systems, supporting all controlled system instances (for example:- Production, UAT, Training and other relevant instances).

They are jointly responsible with all other support team members for Data security and integrity and be proactive in identifying opportunities to maximise benefits from applications.

You will:

  • use strong analytical skills to act as Procurement/Financials applications specialist
  • lead investigation of system problems to determine type of problem and appropriate resolution
  • plan and deliver work to resolve system problems
  • work with Oracle on Service Requests
  • ensure customers and Service Desk team are advised on progress of incident and problem resolution
  • provide expert advice on system functional use as required
  • provide functional analysis/specifications for system changes, enhancements, system configuration changes
  • test systems changes in test & system instances
  • work with DBA and Technical teams as required.

Organization Description

UK Shared Business Services Ltd (UK SBS) is an organisation whose purpose is to support their clients by allowing them to focus their resources on doing what they do best, by providing the following range of professional business services to our clients:
  • Human Resources & Payroll
  • Finance
  • Procurement
  • Information Technology

Our clients include the UK’s seven Research Councils (RCUK), the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) and other Partner Organisations.

At UK SBS, service excellence means more than completing transactions; the organisation has been set up to deliver added value for our clients. This means our people make a big contribution to the value we offer through specialist knowledge and high standards of service.

Shortlisting Criteria


  • experience in working in a service environment with large enterprise environment and in line with service standards.

A thorough understanding of functional support of Oracle eBusiness Suite R12, in particular:        

  • Core Financials, particularly AP, but also GL, AR, and CM
  • inventory
  • Oracle iProcurement
  • Oracle Purchasing
  • Oracle eBusiness Tax
  • sub ledger accounting
  • Approvals Management Engine (AME).


  • fixed assets
  • time & labour
  • labour distribution
  • Advanced Global Intercompany System (AGIS)
  • AIM/OUM implementation methods
  • effort estimation for Change Requests.

UK SBS offers a competitive salary, defined pension scheme and 28 days annual leave rising to 30 days after 2 years of service. Additional benefits include lifestyle and health care benefits, season ticket loans and possible learning and development opportunities.

UK SBS is an inclusive employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We would like to see the number of people with disabilities and those from ethnic minorities increase as a proportion of our workforce and so their applications are particularly welcome. At UK SBS, we value the diversity of our employees and strive to make decisions based on individual merit and ability.

Only online applications will be accepted and should be submitted in the form of an up-to-date c.v. and covering letter (ensuring that the IRC reference is included in the file name description of each document uploaded), which clearly outlines why you are applying for this post and how you meet the criteria described in this advertisement. Please note that applications submitted without a covering letter, or which fail to address these points, may not be considered further.

Applicants who would like to receive this advert in an alternative format (e.g. large print, Braille, audio or hard copy), or who are unable to apply online should contact us by telephone on 01793 867000. Please quote the appropriate reference number when calling.