Robotic Process Automation Analyst

Austin, Texas, United States
Corporate Functions

Summary

Posted: Aug 20, 2018
Role Number: 114218991
Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming great products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish. Do you love thinking analytically? Are you passionate about using your financial knowledge to navigate complex challenges? Just as our customers find value in Apple products, the Finance group finds value for both Apple and its shareholders. As part of this group, you’ll play an integral role in ensuring our day-to-day financial health. You and your team will support Apple’s growth, both top and bottom line, by applying the same level of innovation toward financial matters as we do toward our products and services. You’ll also collaborate with Apple teams across the world to develop more effective investment strategies and risk management. Finance is critical to upholding our global dedication to excellence, and it is directly responsible for shaping the company’s future. Join us, and you’ll have a critical role in continuing Apple’s legacy of efficiency and success. Apple’s Global Business Solutions (GBS) organization supports tens of thousands of Apple employees, customers and vendors on just about every topic under the sun. We offer advice and develop innovative solutions to challenging problems that come up all around the world. The Robotic Process Automation (RPA) team supports GBS by designing & building end-to-end automated processes. We are looking for an expert RPA professional to help achieve success in this critical area. This position is based in Austin, TX.

Key Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience with a background in the design and deployment of finance process improvement and automation initiatives
  • Understanding the methodology of automating business processes and the technical requirements of such a transformation
  • Broad technical/IT knowledge and a good understanding of how ERP platforms and databases are configured and technically set up
  • In-depth understanding of RPA capabilities, methodology, and best-practices
  • Broad understanding of SAP, from both a functional and technical perspective
  • Strong knowledge of P2P, O2C, and R2R finance functions
  • Good knowledge of the Java programming language and/or JavaScript and using XML/HTML
  • Must have strong analytical and problem-solving skills for driving process improvement opportunities
  • Strong business partnering skills and ability to establish relationships with cross-functional and global partners
  • Ability to communicate technical information to non-technical Finance users, including excellent communication, facilitation, organizational and documentation skills
  • Project management experience, including ability to adapt to changing business priorities and timelines and adjust project and tasks accordingly
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously, while working independently in a fast paced, ambiguous environment
  • Proven ability to perform under tight deadlines
  • Mac OSX experience is preferred

Description

• Partner with global teams to design and implement end-to-end robotic processes • Review and verify the achievable level of robotization based on process overviews and workshops • Advise in process identification and prioritization • Design and optimize processes for RPA implementation • Coordinate with RPA bot developers, vendor resources, and IS&T • Identify additional system integration needs and liaise with application owners to integrate with RPA solution • Build and configure robotic processes in Apple’s RPA environment • Ensure robotic processes are created, tested, and documented adhering to agreed design and standards • Demonstrate robotic processes to key users and business partners • Implement training and maintenance strategy for end-users and process owners • Monitor and support robotic processes and environments • Develop standard methodologies and be a key contributor to the RPA COE • Communicate to key stakeholders and leadership regarding project updates, system impacts and escalations • Ensure the accuracy and security of confidential information in a SOX-compliant environment

Education & Experience

• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or STEM • Experience with RPA technology and methodology • SAP training or similar software training education. • Certifications in SAP desirable

Additional Requirements