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Matthew serves Perficient’s Oracle ERP practice in the capacity of Senior Solutions Architect. He has 19 years of experience in Oracle Financial Applications which include 5 large-scale, global, full cycle implementations across multiple industries and multiple countries across Europe and Latin America, plus upgrades across many release of Oracle EBS.  Matthew has extensive application experience in General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, and Fixed Assets.  In addition he has managed implementations ranging from 2-3 people to as many as 100 people.  Matthew is personable, and has both excellent written and verbal communication skills.  Matthew has experience conducting workshops– both formal and informal and is charged with driving design sessions.   Matthew’s application experience extends into supply chain modules including purchasing, order management, and inventory, and with that he is able to guide our clients through month end and financial reporting, seamlessly, end to end.

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Period End Close 123 in Oracle Cloud ERP

The Period End Close Challenge As an EBS consultant for the last 20 years, one of the hardest parts of my job has been explaining the period end process. The reconciliation reports, roll forwards, the disparate screens, lack of consistency across the modules. Don’t get me started on inventory, with its archaic requirement to close […]

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How to Eliminate Intercompany Errors with AGIS at #C18LV

Global companies face a common challenge balancing intercompany accounts across ledgers. Failure to balance intercompany accounts and identify and eliminate intercompany transactions may put the company at audit risk. I spoke about this issue at last year’s Collaborate conference, and I’m looking forward to returning this year to tackle it again. If you’re attending Collaborate […]

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Oracle ERP Cloud Security – Move the Needle

Whether you’re a seasoned EBS Consultant with 20 years of expertise or a veteran EBS system administrator, surely by now you consider yourself an expert on system administration, setting up responsibilities, assigning operating units, building those MOAC security profiles. With upgrades from 10 to 11 to 12, you’ve easily been able to keep up with […]

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Cloud SCM – Order Management – Real Time, On Time, All The Time

19 years of Consulting in Oracle Applications and 10 years of industry experience have taught me one thing: Your customers remember you for what you deliver, not for what you promised. On-time delivery, meeting your promises – that is the key to success. Fall short, deliver a day late, send out a broken box, or […]

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Oracle EBS R12 Global Chart of Accounts Best Practice

When implementing multiple ledgers across many countries, it is a best practice, especially in release 12 and above, to have One SINGLE Global Chart of Accounts, using Secondary Ledgers for “local” chart of accounts and statutory reporting. Determining Factors Sub Ledger Accounting Methods Complexity in Mapping Rules from Primary Chart to a Secondary Chart Subledger […]

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Oracle EBS – Ledger Sets vs. Data Access Sets

The intent of this document is provide the reader with a fundamental understanding of Oracle Ledger Sets and Data Access Sets, enriched with lessons learned from actual implementations.  Matt Makowsky is an Oracle Financial Applications Consultant with 17 years experience and a Senior Solutions Architect with Perficient.   In Oracle EBS Release 12, two new concepts were […]

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EBS Financials – Oracle Loans

The intent of this document is provide the reader with a fundamental understanding of Oracle Loans, enriched with lessons learned from actual implementations.  Matt Makowsky is an Oracle Financial Applications Consultant with 17 years experience and a Senior Solutions Architect with Perficient.   Oracle’s EBS Financials offerings include many “niche” products that are not considered “Core” […]

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Oracle EBS – Multi Org vs. Single Org

Enterprise Design in EBS is one of the first things you tackle when beginning a new client engagement. It will likely include chart of accounts design, number of business groups, ledgers, legal entities, operating units (OU), and inventory organizations. This document will brush lightly on a few of these areas but will focus primarily on […]

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Oracle EBS – Secondary Ledgers and Reporting Currencies

The intent of this document is provide the reader with a fundamental understanding of Oracle’s Secondary Ledgers, enriched with lessons learned from actual implementations. Matt Makowsky is an Oracle Financial Applications Consultant with 17 years experience and a Senior Solutions Architect with Perficient. Feel free to ask him any questions in the comments section below the […]

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Oracle EBS – Cross Validation Rules Best Practice

The intent of this document is provide the reader with a fundamental understanding of Oracle’s Cross Validation Rules, enriched with lessons learned from actual implementations.  Matt Makowsky is an Oracle Financial Applications Consultant with 17 years experience and a Senior Solutions Architect with Perficient.  Feel free to ask him any questions in the comments section below […]

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Oracle EBS Journal Entry Approval Workflow R12.1.3

The intent of this document is provide the reader with a fundamental understanding of Oracle’s Journal Entry Approval Workflow enriched with lessons learned from actual implementations.  Matt Makowsky is an Oracle Financial Applications Consultant with 17 years experience and a Senior Solutions Architect with Perficient.  Feel free to ask him any questions in the comments section […]

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Oracle Sub-Ledger Accounting Rules (SLA’s) 101 – PART 1

The intent of this document is provide the reader with a fundamental understanding of Oracle’s Subledger Accounting Rules enriched with lessons learned from actual implementations.  Matt Makowsky is an Oracle Financial Applications Consultant with 17 years experience and a Senior Solutions Architect with Perficient.  Feel free to ask him any questions in the comments section below […]

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