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You will drive the development of scalable reporting solutions that provide business insight that’s relevant and digestible to senior leadership. As the admin of FP&A’s planning and budgeting tool, you will be responsible for managing integration, consolidation and refresh cycles in support of close, forecast and budget cycles. 

In partnership with the Tech & Engineering, Business Intelligence, Information Technology, Information Security and Product Management teams, you will play a key role in developing standardized and scalable reporting solutions within BI and other enterprise-level systems.

The successful candidate will have prior experience serving as the system admin for enterprise level planning and reporting tools in a corporate finance environment, has a proven track record of partnership and delivering results, and is passionate about enabling financial processes, modeling, reporting and analysis through BI technologies. A strong business acumen and the ability to translate business problems into technical solutions will be critical to this role.

Responsibilities

  • Reporting to the Director of FP&A you will support forecasting, budgeting and reporting needs for the Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) team. 

  • Optimize our external reporting process, both in terms of streamlining existing reporting and working with our Parent Company to implement new requirements 

  • Support the development and implementation of standardized approaches / automated processes as well as streamlining KPI reporting within FP&A.

  • Strong focus on automating the forecasting process and business monitoring / reporting

  • Leveraging Tableau to create reporting templates, dashboards, etc. using source data to provide visualization to the end user

  • Maintain data integrity across financial systems to ensure the FP&A planning tool is accurate for actuals, data hierarchies, cost centers, product codes, general ledger accounts, etc.

  • Ensure cross functional data integrity is maintained and incorporated within the various FP&A processes (e.g. Salesforce, Oracle HCM, etc.)  

  • Manage integration and refresh cycles that meet the users’ needs, with emphasis during the close and forecast cycles

  • Own the relationship with accounting from a data and systems perspective to ensure data flow aligns with the teams expectations (e.g. Order To Cash process oversight) 

  • Lead, drive and refine systems where needed to support existing and new reporting requirements while maintaining reporting continuity with minimal disruptions

  • Develop and support ongoing user training to ensure all functional users understand the application capabilities and leverage system capabilities to deliver the optimal user experience to the Finance team

  • Anticipate executive management reporting needs, and deliver timely, accurate and insightful management reporting/analysis 

  • Serve as the FP&A lead with key stakeholders for all FP&A system related issues, updates and enhancement projects

  • Support the migration of manual reporting to new automated solutions where relevant

  • Identify and lead initiatives to continuously improve, automate and scale forecasting and reporting tools, processes, and methodologies

  • Ad hoc modeling, analysis and reporting, as required

Qualifications

  • 5-7 years of progressive direct work experience in Corporate FP&A. Including: reporting, process management, data modeling, forecasting and budgeting

  • 3 years of direct experience with cloud based financial planning/reporting tool, preferably Oracle Cloud EPM

  • Project management experience and the ability to work cross functionally

  • A self-starter with excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Experience with data visualization tools (Tableau is a plus) 

  • Passion for Data, BI and analytics to drive business value

  • Superb attention to detail and a strong commitment to data integrity

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to work with all levels of management

  • Ability to manage multiple deliverables and competing priorities

  • Comfortable working with ambiguity in a dynamic, fast-paced environment 

  • Experience defining business requirements, with ability to develop rapid prototypes and proofs-of-concept to test effectiveness of said requirements and accelerate time to production

  • Ability to handle and maintain confidential information

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