EPM Cloud Pre-Sales Solution Consultant Job – San Francisco

EPM Cloud Pre-Sales Solution Consultant Job

 San Francisco Bay, West Coast

 

A leading EPM Cloud/SasS Software provider is seeking a seasoned Pre-Sales Solution Consultant who wants to build a great career helping to drive exciting, high-growth business to the next level.

As the fastest growing cloud-based Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) company, the client is growing and looking for a high-energy individual with exceptional business acumen who wants to be part of that success.

The Solution Consultant is central to how the company does business, serving as the subject matter experts who works with prospective customers as they evaluate their corporate Budgeting, Planning, Forecasting & Consolidation challenges and goals while a considering EPM solution.  Working to understand the buyers’ needs and delivering dynamic presentations to drive compelling discussions which map and illustrate the solutions and benefits that the software solution can bring to their prospects’ issues and business effectiveness. Their customers benefit from improved business agility, improved security and lower overall cost compared to legacy on-premises alternatives. World-class companies like NEC, Burlington Coat Factory and Splunk are just a few customers that trust the client’s software solution to power their strategic financial processes.

The ideal candidate will be based on the west coast.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Support the sales cycle for solution based activities through customized product demonstrations, Proofs of Concept, and hands-on workshops
  • Confidently present industry and domain focused expertise and convey understanding and professionalism to prospective customers
  • Demonstrate business benefits and the value of using the Cloud EPM solution
  • Drive the initial evaluation and qualification of the customer opportunity
  • Maintain product competence by keeping abreast of new product enhancements, product best practices and new product offerings
  • Bring a high level of energy to the team
  • Embrace an entrepreneurial spirit and add creative ideas and perspective to all internal and external interactions


 Desired skills and experience:

  • More than three years of relevant financial applications experience
  • Experience in multi-product solution selling within the Enterprise Performance Management sector or other similar application software focused on finance
  • Working knowledge of Financial Planning and Analysis standards and practices and the associated challenges and pains experienced by finance and the broader business
  • Working knowledge of the monthly close and consolidation process and associated challenges and pains experienced by accounting and the broader business
  • Proven ability to establish credibility with senior finance and accounting professionals.
  • A strong background of solving complex challenges in sophisticated business environments
  • Able to understand and explain business and technical issues related to Customer’s proposed solution
  • Exceptional presentation skills to drive highly compelling meetings and product demonstrations Sales positioning and process experience
  • Outstanding communication (written and oral), organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to execute to a plan and demonstrate dependability and ownership
  • Ability to prioritize opportunities and tasks
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent required; advanced degree desirable.
  • Ability to travel as needed.

 

Location:  San Francisco Bay Area

For more information and to submit a resume about this position contact Dan

 

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Software Product Manager Job EPM SaaS/Cloud Software San Francisco Bay Area (SFO)

An EPM hosted/cloud based software company, is seeking a full-time Sr. Product Manager to join their product management team.  This individual will be responsible for gathering requirements, translating them into implementable stories, and delivering high quality products to the enterprise performance management market for a new product that will complement their existing suite of products.  The right candidate will be able to develop detailed specifications, communicate their business value across the organization and aggressively drive the iterative releases to their customers.  If you want to move fast, experience exceptional growth, and make an impact on the enterprise performance management market this is the position for you.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Defining product roadmap and setting engineering priorities.
  • Writing and sharing functional specifications with the development and quality assurance (QA) teams.
  • Designing new functionality with engineering and UX teams.
  • Evangelizing product vision and benefits to customers, partners and internal stakeholders.
  • Working with Marketing to create compelling product messaging internally and to the broader market.
  • Analyzing competition and defining differentiated requirements.
  • Evaluating product performance & utility of features with internal (support, services, sales) and external stakeholders (e.g. customers, partners).
  • Lead research in areas in which the company is innovating.

 

Skills and Experience:

  • Experience leading Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) Application software development projects.
  • 5+ years experience as a Product Manager, Program Manager, or consultant having implemented enterprise software in a Finance, Operations, or Sales department.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Business Management, Accounting, Finance or related field.
  • Experience with defining user interface concepts, including conceptual discussions, review of wireframes/mockups, and final decision making.
  • Understanding of majority of following concepts: continuous planning, statutory consolidations, financial analytics and visualization, data integration, multi-dimensional modeling, financial reporting.
  • Proven ability to define and communicate product requirements to a broad audience (engineers, quality assurance, marketing, senior management), leveraging both verbal and written methods of communication.
  • Independent thinker and self-starter that is able to research and present findings with minimal direction.
  • Proficiency with following programs: MS Office, Atlassian Jira, Google Docs.
  • Experience with the SaaS development model, cloud computing, and specifically the practice of Agile development methodologies.

 

Personal Characteristics:

 

  • A strong detail-oriented problem solver.
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Strong work ethic. Candidate will reject setbacks and enthusiastically persist until ambitious goals are achieved.
  • Be resourceful and innovative when tackling complex challenges in a sustainable, proactive fashion.
  • Passionate commitment to the Company and the profession. Furthers projects and the Company’s needs and implements a model of continuous improvement in both Company goals and project-related tasks.
  • Results-oriented team player, who leads by example, is accountable for own performance, takes absolute ownership of tasks, and champions all aspects of initiatives.
  • A high energy individual with a sense of urgency and an entrepreneurial attitude.  Able to react to situations quickly and decisively, possessing self-confidence when taking a position, not afraid to make decisions.
  • Flexible and adaptable to switch gears in various high-stress situations and quickly learn new technologies and adopt new methodologies.
  • Creative sensibilities and strong communication skills.
  • Self-starter – able to see what needs to be done and always willing to do it.
  • Able to maintain a sense of good humor and not get flustered.

Location:  San Francisco Bay Area,

For more information an to submit a resume about this position contact Dan

 

 

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HFM Architect Consultant Job in any USA City

Overview:

A premium leading consulting provider of Hyperion implementation services is seeking an HFM Solutions Architect to join their practice. This leading position will provide an expert consultative component in the clients’ ongoing efforts to provide best practices and maximize the effectiveness, of their customers’ Enterprise Performance Management solutions with the Hyperion Financial Management tool.  In this role  the HFM Architect will act as a business solution or technical systems expert from the client base, creating Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) and business intelligence (BI) solution visions and solutions that can be implemented over time.

As an Architect, they will have an expert knowledge with EPM and BI solutions and has a track record of successful large HFM implementations and is capable of creating and documenting estimates, designs, and plans for complex projects.

Must be self-sufficient and pro-active in managing their work, while maintaining appropriate communication and escalation to management.  They should be able to work both independently and as part of a team, and be committed to continuously improving operations and profitability.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

 

  • Responsible for creating, documenting, and implementing a scalable solution design and implementation plan.
  • Provides technical expertise and hands on implementation work during critical project milestones.
  • Lead pre-sales activities (as needed) to develop solution offerings and presentations, and to demonstrate, present and explain our services offerings to prospective clients.
  • Has a deep understanding of engagement methodology, core values, attitudes, business ethics, etc., and actively promotes them with other staff.
  • Mentor and develop staff through coaching, recruiting, teamwork, self-directed learning and mentoring, and may also be responsible for managing medium engagement teams (up to 5 individuals).
  • Assist in pre-sales efforts to explain our services offerings to prospective clients.
  • Identify opportunities for additional consulting services.

 

Requirements:

 

This role requires a good attitude, strong business ethics, an analytic mind, the ability to think on your feet, and excellent customer skills.

 

  • MBA, Masters or Bachelors with 8-10 years related work experience.
  • Self-starter with high motivation to succeed.
  • Team player with strong results orientation.
  • Knowledge of financial accounting processes.
  • Strong critical thinking and analytical background (consulting, banking, research)
  • Must have excellent presentation and communication skills and the ability to gain the confidence of business executives.
  • Excellent technology skills related to product implementation.
  • Deep knowledge of Hyperion Financial Manager or related product
  • Experience with databases (Oracle, Essbase, etc.)
  • Strong organization skills and attention to detail.
  • Proficient in basic computer skills and Microsoft office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • In-depth, detailed product knowledge combined with very strong business or technical expertise.

 

About the Client:

The company is aggressively growing, was originally founded in 2000, and is known as a leader in providing EPM and Business Intelligence solutions to Fortune 1000 companies throughout the US. They offer a very competitive salary, a lively working environment, great benefits including stock/equity options along with 401(k) company matching, and a sizable bonus structure.

 

Presented by Dan Counts President/Founder Fairwinds Recruiting

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HFM Architect Job in San Francisco

HFM Solutions Architect Job Opening with Financial Systems Consulting Firm (EPM) – Bay Area / SFO

Overview:

This position will provide an expert consultative component in our clients’ ongoing efforts to expedite the ROI, and maximize the effectiveness, of their business performance management and business intelligence solutions.  In this role you will act as a business solution or technical systems expert from the client base, creating Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) and business intelligence (BI) solution visions and solutions that can be implemented over time.

An Architect has expert knowledge with EPM and BI solutions and has a track record of successful large implementations and is capable of creating and documenting estimates, designs, and plans for complex projects.

As an employee, the Architect must be self-sufficient and pro-active in managing their work, while maintaining appropriate communication and escalation to management.  They should be able to work both independently and as part of a team, and be committed to continuously improving operations and profitability.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for creating, documenting, and implementing a scalable solution design and implementation plan.
  • Provides technical expertise and hands on implementation work during critical project milestones.
  • Lead pre-sales activities (as needed) to develop solution offerings and presentations, and to demonstrate, present and explain our services offerings to prospective clients.
  • Has a deep understanding of engagement methodology, core values, attitudes, business ethics, etc., and actively promotes them with other staff.
  • Mentor and develop staff through coaching, recruiting, teamwork, self-directed learning and mentoring, and may also be responsible for managing medium engagement teams (up to 5 individuals).
  • Assist in pre-sales efforts to explain our services offerings to prospective clients.
  • Identify opportunities for additional consulting services.

Requirements:

This role requires a good attitude, strong business ethics, an analytic mind, the ability to think on your feet, and excellent customer skills.

  • MBA, Masters or Bachelors with 8-10 years related work experience.
  • Self-starter with high motivation to succeed.
  • Team player with strong results orientation.
  • Knowledge of financial accounting processes.
  • Strong critical thinking and analytical background (consulting, banking, research)
  • Must have excellent presentation and communication skills and the ability to gain the confidence of business executives.
  • Excellent technology skills related to product implementation.
  • Deep knowledge of Hyperion Financial Manager or related product
  • Experience with databases (Oracle, Essbase, etc.)
  • Strong organization skills and attention to detail.
  • Proficient in basic computer skills and Microsoft office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • In-depth, detailed product knowledge combined with very strong business or technical expertise.

 

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Hyperion Systems Administrator – In Any US Location Remote Work

Overview: 

A leading Hyperion EPM Systems Integration consultancy is seeking a Hyperion Solutions Administrator to join their team in and on going effort to support their client’s Hyperion environment.  The client offer a competitive salary, great company culture & camaraderie,  a stellar management team, and career advancement for the right individual.

A Solutions Administrator has hands-on knowledge of Oracle Hyperion Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) solutions and a track record of administrating enterprise-scale EPM solutions. A successfully acquired and applies core product training to the day-to-day operations critical to Oracle Hyperion Essbase, Planning, and Financial Management systems. The Solutions Administrator is able to perform all routine production support and system monitoring activities independently.

 

This position provides an integral support component to the company’s ongoing efforts to expedite the ROI and maximize the effectiveness of their Oracle Hyperion EPM solutions consulting practice. In this key support role, the Solutions Administrator acts as a key interface to client base by delivering exceptional application support to a variety of their departments and end-users.

 

As an employee of a premium EPM consultancy, the Solutions Administrator must be self-sufficient and proactive in managing their work, while maintaining appropriate communication and escalation to management. They should be able to work both independently and as part of a team, and be committed to continuously improving operations and profitability.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Customer Service — Deliver quality systems administration and support to customers, participate in internal and client status calls and team meetings, document productivity in weekly activity reports and escalate issues internally and externally as needed.
  • System Administration — Load and validate data, maintain metadata, update and run calculations and consolidations, manage security, (re)start Hyperion services, inform on patch and version releases, execute backup, failover and recovery procedures.
  • Service Desk & Support — Troubleshoot end user configuration and application issues, assist with data reconciliation and investigations, escalate software defects to Oracle.
  • Reporting & Analytics — Create and maintain SmartView sheets, application web forms, and Excel-based ad hoc reports, create and maintain individual reports and report repository in Hyperion Reports.
  • Documentation & Transition — Document existing system administration, service desk, and reporting procedures, document service desk issues and associated resolutions, transition system knowledge to new or replacement support staff, communicate personal and system status to company and Client management.
  • Firm Building — Assist presales efforts to explain the services offerings to prospective clients, identify opportunities for additional consulting services, participate in mentorship, recruiting, and marketing opportunities as needed.

 

Requirements:

This role requires a great attitude, strong business ethics, an analytical mind, the ability to think on your feet, and excellent customer communication skills.

 

  • Bachelors degree with 3-7 years related work experience
  • Experience with planning, forecasting, and financial accounting processes
  • Hands-on participation delivering or supporting at least one EPM solution utilizing core products and related systems and software including: Oracle Hyperion Planning, Oracle Hyperion Essbase, Oracle Hyperion Financial Management (HFM), Business Rules, Calculation Manager, Load Rules, Calculation Scripts, Data Relationship Management (DRM), FDQM, Enterprise Performance Management Architect (EPMA), Oracle Data Integrator (ODI), Hyperion Application Link (HAL), Financial Reports (FR), Smart View, etc.
  • Hands-on experience with support ticket tracking systems a plus
  • Willingness to travel up to 25%

To apply, contact Dan at Fairwinds Recruiting.

 

 

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EPM Cloud-Based Software – Education Services Manager Director San Francisco Bay Area

 

A leader in Cloud-Based (SaaS) financial applications for budgeting, planning, consolidation, reporting, and analytics for enterprise performance management (EPM), is seeking an Educational Services Manager/Director professional to join their team.  The individual will provide education services to their customers, partners and internal employees for a world-class software solution around corporate financial planning and foresting. The client is a fast-growing, Pre-IPO company backed by leading venture with offices around the globe.


This client is looking for a Sr. Training Manager to help scale the Education Services department to meet the demands of a fast-growing customer and partner base. This role reports to the Director of Education Services and will help define and roll out new initiatives and build out nascent offerings. This includes defining an employee/partner enablement program, building out the training portfolio for continuous learning, and ensuring our learning portal provides an excellent user experience, backed by solid infrastructure and operations. This individual stays on top of the industry, and has had success incorporating social media and/or gamification into learning.


Responsibilities

  • Define and roll out an internal/partner enablement program leading to certification
  • Define learning paths, design, develop, and maintain course materials for partners and employees.
  • Develop, deliver and manage training for emerging technology solutions/products collaborating with SMEs in Services Consulting and Product Management
  • Manage LMS replacement including pilots with various stakeholders, implementation, rollout and maintenance
  • Support pre-sales activities related to our training offerings
  • Build awareness of our training offerings internally and externally through different communication channels: Sales Brown Bags, collateral, newsletters, Website presence, etc.

Skills and Experience

  • 10+ years’ experience in a lead or managerial Education Services role preferably for a SaaS company
  • Solid experience and proven success defining and implementing cross-departmental Education Services initiatives for customers, partners, and employees
  • Strong knowledge of Learning Management Systems (LMS), competitive offerings, responsible for defining requirements, vendor selection and implementation
  • Analysis of complex training challenges to present effective educational solutions.
  • Ability to work collaboratively, establish excellent relationships with extended training team as well as with product management, product marketing, consulting, product development and support.
  • Ability to prioritize and balance multiple, on-going projects and adhere to project schedules
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills and ability to communicate ideas and information effectively, clearly and concisely.
  • Familiarity with common EPM systems such as Hyperion, etc.

 

Location

Redwood City/Bay Area, California

To apply email Fairwinds Recruiting

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Cloud EPM Sr Consultant Job Los Angeles San Francisco San Jose Seattle Portland

A leader in cloud-based (SaaS) financial applications for budgeting, planning, consolidation, reporting, and analytics for enterprise performance management (EPM), is seeking a Sr. Implementation Consultant for product deployment/implementations for new customers. The client is a fast-growing, private company backed by leading venture with offices around the globe.

You will serve as part of an implementation team, under the direction of a Solution Architect, assisting clients in transferring their financial plans (budgets, forecasts, reports) from spreadsheets to Cloud based/Hosted solution.  You will be responsible for model design and implementation per the project scope of work and schedule.  The successful candidate must work well in a team environment while being a resourceful, independent self-starter able to work effectively with minimal direction.  5-7 years budgeting and forecasting experience, including expense, personnel, revenue, capital, and balance sheet planning are required.  Advanced Excel skills are essential and experience with enterprise planning systems (Hyperion, Cognos, etc.) or financial management applications is desired.

Responsibilities 

  • Implementing budgets, forecasts, and reports
  • Analyzing spreadsheet-based financial models
  • Consulting with clients on budgeting and reporting best practices
  • Be trusted advisor and Subject Matter Expert (SME) to clients
  • Interacting with product development team to troubleshoot client problems and resolve client questions

Must Have

  • BS in Accounting or Finance
  • 5-7 Years Accounting or Finance (FP&A) experience
  • Financial reporting and budgeting
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Strong MS Excel skills
  • Extremely organized, detail-oriented, and able to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Experience with enterprise planning software and/or financial application software

Nice to Have

  • Hands on experience manipulating G/L data
  • Experience with PerformancePoint Server, Management Reporter, Forecaster, FRx, Dynamics
  • 2-3 years consulting experience

Location  San Diego, Los Angeles, San Jose, San Francisco Bay Area, Portland,      Seattle

To apply, contact Dan at Fairwinds Recruiting.

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EPM Cloud-Based Software – Associate Customer Financial Support

A leader in Cloud-Based (SaaS) financial applications for budgeting, planning, consolidation, reporting, and analytics for enterprise performance management (EPM), is seeking an Associate Customer Support professional to join their team.  The individual will provide support their customers on a world-class software solution around corporate financial planning and foresting.  Additionally they will train customers, colleagues and partners  as well as collaborate with internal team members. The client is a fast-growing, Pre-IPO company backed by leading venture with offices around the globe.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

  • Gather and document all pertinent information regarding customer questions or issues
  • Successfully route cases via phone, email and the web as appropriate
  • Work with customers to provide best practice solutions to their requirements
  • Escalate complex technical issues to the appropriate departments
  • Contribute to an online knowledge base accessed by all the client’s employees and their customers
  • Continuously enhance knowledge and skills in the areas of problem solving, effective communication product functionality, accounting and planning

 

Minimum Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in the Finance, Business or Computing fields
  • Technical knowledge of the Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) domain
  • Knowledgeable of integration tools such as Boomy
  • Great customer service etiquette on the phone, email, live chat and in-person
  • Great English skills (both written and spoken)
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office software
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Strong troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
  • Computer literate (PC)

Location

San Francisco Bay Area, USA

To appy contact Donna Draper, Partner Fairwinds, 503-760-2105

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Cloud EPM Sr Consultant Job Chicago Boston Dallas New York Atlanta

 

Cloud/SaaS EPM Sr. Consultant

Chicago Boston Dallas New York Atlanta

 

EPM Sr. Consultant Job Description: 

A leader in cloud-based (SaaS) financial applications for budgeting, planning, consolidation, reporting, and analytics for enterprise performance management (EPM), is seeking a Sr. Implementation Consultant for product deployment/implementations for new customers. The client is a fast-growing, private company backed by leading venture with offices around the globe.

 

You will serve as part of an implementation team, under the direction of a Solution Architect, assisting clients in transferring their financial plans (budgets, forecasts, reports) from spreadsheets to Cloud based/Hosted solution.  You will be responsible for model design and implementation per the project scope of work and schedule.  The successful candidate must work well in a team environment while being a resourceful, independent self-starter able to work effectively with minimal direction.  5-7 years budgeting and forecasting experience, including expense, personnel, revenue, capital, and balance sheet planning are required.  Advanced Excel skills are essential and experience with enterprise planning systems (Hyperion, Cognos, etc.) or financial management applications is desired.

 

Responsibilities 

  • Implementing budgets, forecasts, and reports
  • Analyzing spreadsheet-based financial models
  • Consulting with clients on budgeting and reporting best practices
  • Be trusted advisor and Subject Matter Expert (SME) to clients
  • Interacting with product development team to troubleshoot client problems and resolve client questions

 

Must Have

  • BS in Accounting or Finance
  • 5-7 Years Accounting or Finance (FP&A) experience
  • Financial reporting and budgeting
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Strong MS Excel skills
  • Extremely organized, detail-oriented, and able to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Experience with enterprise planning software and/or financial application software

 

Nice to Have

  • Hands on experience manipulating G/L data
  • Experience with PerformancePoint Server, Management Reporter, Forecaster, FRx, Dynamics
  • 2-3 years consulting experience

 

Location  Location: Boston, New York, Atlanta, DC, Chicago, Dallas

To apply, contact Dan at Fairwinds Recruiting.

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Hyperion Administrator Denver CO

A leading material company in the Denver Colorado area is seeking a strong Hyperion Planning/Essbase administrator with a strong finance background  to join their team.  The company has been aggressively growing predominantly thorough acquisitions  providing products such as heavy-side building materials,  aggregates, Ready-Mix Concrete, Cement, Asphalt paving and construction to industry.

They offer world class benefits including medical insurance, 401K matching, short term& long term disability an a competitive salary with room for advancement for the right candidate.

 

Hyperion Planning Administrator will work closely with the Finance and Operating Units to coordinate the Budget/Forecast Process for Hyperion Planning, design and prepare recurring and ad hoc budget/forecast tools and reports for Executive management, and perform other related reporting and analysis tasks, as requested.  Candidate will also assist in effectively implementing Hyperion Planning on-going development and enhancements across the organization.  Candidate must be highly motivated with a team focus, and a desire to produce results.

 

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Primary developer/administrator in the on-going development and enhancement of the Hyperion Planning application.
    • Build out requirements and develop associated implementations schedules, identify and work with project stakeholders.
    • Example Projects could be: Detail Equipment Model, 3 year Plan, Detailed Rolling Reforecasts, etc.
    • Oversee/coordinate complete business development cycle from requirements gathering, development, testing, to final sign off.
    • Coordinate with Finance, Performance Teams, and Operating Units the annual Budget process and periodic Forecasting in the Hyperion Planning application.
      • Includes creating or assisting with application development and support documentation.
      • Work alongside HFM Administrator to support/coordinate as needed shared resources:
        • Hyperion FDM data interfaces – Manage and/or troubleshoot the load of data files into the Hyperion applications.
        • EPMA Maintenance – Management of shared metadata new and updates to existing metadata/artifacts. Evaluate requirements, develop the design, and implement organizational changes in the application. Perform application changes to entities, accounts, calculations/business rules, and data.
        • Reporting – Management/Development of meaningful reports from source applications.
        • Training – Coordinate periodic New and Super User Trainings. This includes creating/maintaining applicable meaningful training and support documentation.
        • Data Syncing & Reconciliation between the Hyperion applications.
        • Quarterly updates/migration of DEV to Prod (vice versa) environments and testing of New Releases/Patches.
        • Security – Manage the integration of new users into the application.
        • Perform application troubleshooting, as necessary for Hyperion Planning, HFM and FDM.

 

Position Requirements:

  • A B.S. in Accounting or Finance from an accredited college or university.
  • At least five years of experience in financial and operational reporting.
  • At least five years of experience as an advanced user or administrator of Hyperion Planning/Essbase or similar application system.
  • Experience in the development and maintenance of financial reports using analytic applications or other source databases.
  • Typically an experienced financial analyst who is adept at problem-solving and is the group’s Excel guru.
  • Very knowledgeable with the Finance group’s business operations and processes.
  • Willingness to travel to support end-users, troubleshooting and training, as necessary.

Additional considerations for determining a “good fit” or emphasis of essential qualities:

The central functions of this staff member will be to lead the systems administration function for our Hyperion Planning application and provide backup to the HFM Administrator in the application support of the monthly close/consolidation process.  These tasks will require proficiency in Hyperion Planning, HFM, FDM and Excel.  Tasks will include: application and report development and maintenance, extensive communication with the company’s operating units, and communication of status and results to management.

 

In addition, the candidate will provide training and consultation to business unit users of Hyperion which is a critical component of this position and may include some travel.  The candidate will also provide application support for the general financial budget/forecast reporting and analysis functions. This will be accomplished through report development, preparation, review, and communication with operating units and research.

 

Critical skills include a strong computer aptitude in order to become proficient in our financial planning and consolidation system, strong verbal communication skills in order to brief stakeholders and the like on project statuses and issues encountered, and the ability to help enforce corporate policies and timetables.  Candidates must demonstrate strong analytical and problem solving skills and the ability to work to deadlines.

 

The candidate must be able to work with minimal direction and be effective in a small, team-oriented department. Must be capable of building strong working relationships with staff within the company’s operating units, as well as be willing to provide off-hours emergency support as required.

 

To apply Contact Dan Counts, President, Fairwinds Recruiting

 

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