Roles & Responsibilities:
The candidate should have a background in financial accounting and in particular an appreciation of driver based planning. In addition, a good working knowledge of building financial plans using business drivers is also essential.
From a technology point of view the ideal candidate will have hands on experience in the technical development of financial planning and reporting tools . The planning and reporting tools we would be looking for are Hyperion Planning, Essbase and the Hyperion Reporting suite. Experience in PBCS, SQL, SAP BPC and BFC (OutlookSoft & Cartesis), Hyperion Financial Management, Cognos, TM1, Microsoft Dynamics, Anaplan, Adaptive Insights etc would be advantageous.
The candidate should have an understanding and interest in the future developments of Oracle technologies, for example the increasing interest in cloud technologies and rise in PBCS implementations.
Excellent communication skills and the ability to establish oneself and to be seen as the interface between IT (Finance Systems) and the Finance function is a must,
To qualify for the role you must have:
Relevant experience in or around financial accounting and planning;
Relevant industry or consulting experience;
Be able to demonstrate a logical approach to problem solving
A working knowledge EPM marketplace
2+ full implementation lifecycles;
An ability to travel for client engagements
Core financial awareness including principles of Business Consolidation
Relevant experience working in a financial discipline within management consulting OR relevant experience working in industry in financial / commercial roles.
Ability to work independently and manage time effectively.
Details of Technology Experience:
- M ust have Hands-on Hyperion Planning and Essbase design, development, test and support.
- Must have experience working with one or more Hyperion modules, Hyperion Planning, Hyperion Essbase (Block Storage and Aggregate Storage options), Business Rules, Calculation Scripts.
- Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service (PBCS)
- Experience ETL tools such as FDMEE, Oracle Data Integrator (ODI)
Technical expertise in SAP Business Planning & Consolidation (BPC)
Experience in delivering SAP BPC projects
Business knowledge of Eliminations process
Experience of developing SAP Solutions such as SAP Business Warehouse(BW) or SAP HANA
Knowledge of SAP Integrated Planning (IP)
Experience of BPC Solutions Architecture, embedded or classic applications
Knowledge of SAP reporting tools such as Business Explorer, Lumira, Design Studio or Business Objects Webi
Design, test and implement reliable, scalable, and efficient Cognos TM1 solutions.
Design, test and implement user interfaces to the TM1 platform.
Document TM1 and planning-related processes, model design and data flow.