PeopleSoft  Financials - Applications Support Specialist


The Applications Support Specialist – PeopleSoft  Financials Expenses provides application support to end users on a variety of issues/support for PeopleSoft Modules – Expenses, Travel Authorizations and Norwegian Expenses System, Unit4.


Duties & Responsibilities


  • Lead the configuration, setup, maintenance, customizations and implementation of PeopleSoft Financial application to company specifications.

  • Lead all worldwide business units & service lines to ensure compliance with overall company PeopleSoft Financial application initiatives.

  • Develop and maintain executive approved PeopleSoft Financial application business programs.

  • Define business requirements to meet PeopleSoft Financial application business imperatives.

  • Lead executive approved PeopleSoft Financial application initiatives/priorities with management, end users, IT and other support organizations.

  • Lead testing of all PeopleSoft Financial application solutions, process and functionality to ensure delivery of quality solutions.

  • Interface with the Business to resolve PeopleSoft Financial application related issues, including data quality and system performance.

  • Proactively develop “best practices” and standards.

  • Develop systems’ interfaces with other enterprise system owners to ensure that business processes are streamlined and business goals are achieved.

  • Lead document configuration and testing of financial modules to company specifications.

  • Ensure effective organizational change management for PeopleSoft Financial application including training, communications and organizational alignment.

  • Maintain a website dedicated to the PeopleSoft Financial system which provides information to financial end users and Core Team on matters related to PS System financial policies and procedures, end user problem resolution, frequently asked questions (FAQs), etc.

  • Measure and report on the impact of the PeopleSoft Financial application on business process efficiency, effectiveness and user satisfaction.

  • Participate in upgrade teams.

  • Possible travel both domestically and internationally.

  • Work closely with both internal and external customers, as required.

  • Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or related field and at least five (5) years of very strong and highly detailed knowledge of PeopleSoft 9.X, experience on PeopleSoft version 8.8 or higher required, or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Master Degree a plus.



Experience and knowledge with PeopleSoft Financials Expenses

A general knowledge of additional PeopleSoft Financials modules: Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Asset Management, Cash Management, General Ledger, Project Costing, Billing and Contracts.

Highly competent in business process development, analysis and continuous improvement with the PeopleSoft domain.

Experience with software lifecycle including data conversion and system testing.

Experience with PeopleSoft Financials multi-currency environment(s).

Knowledge of multiple international currencies in PeopleSoft Financials is required.



Working knowledge of interfacing with other PS production environments and third party applications.

Solid team leadership and management skills.

Prior experience working with multiple cultures and nationalities.

Prior experience with SQL


Base Salary - $ DOE

Full Benefits

Relocation Assistance Available - Yes 
Commission Compensation - No 
Bonus Eligible - No 
Overtime Eligible - No 
Interview Travel Reimbursed – yes depending 


5+ to 15 years experience
Management Experience Required - No
Minimum Education - Bachelor's Degree
Willingness to Travel - Never


SKILLS AND CERTIFICATIONS [note: bold skills and certification are required]
PeopleSoft 9.x
Expense Module 
PeopleSoft Financials 
PeopleSoft 8.8 or higher 


Location: Houston
Hours Per Week: 40
Visa Candidate Considered: No