Senior Hyperion Specialist

Experian   •  

Allen, TX

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services

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Not Specified years

Posted 37 days ago

Description

The Hyperion Specialist helps to support over 300 finance employees across the North America region. The core responsibilities of this role relate to Oracle Hyperion Essbase, Planning applications, and a degree of support across DRM, HFM and OBIEE is also desirable.
Understanding the business

  • Ability to understand the business context and Planning, Budgeting and Forecasting; Management Information and Financial Reporting business activities
  • Identify and evaluate potential improvements to capabilities to improve efficiency and effectiveness of how users leverage the strategic solutions

User Adoption

  • Drive best-practice usage of Hyperion across finance user community in NA region
  • Co-ordinate regional forums and establish superuser group, building strong and effective relationships with end-users and helping to represent the Global Finance Center of Excellence organization in NA
  • Domestic and international travel will be required to help support this and other global activities
  • Provide user support to maximize benefit of Global Financial Systems

Application Administration (Hyperion)

  • Assist during the monthly forecast processes by loading and archiving data
  • Assist all 800+ users on all their monthly\annual reporting
  • Assist Group FPA on their monthly\annual tasks
  • Maintain end user security, including setting up new user accounts and creating security filters and user groups
  • Security administration for the Hyperion EPM suite of applications
  • To provide guidance and best practice to the NA user community in the use of Essbase and OBIEE
  • Documentation of NA Financial & Reporting systems and processes
  • Training end-users and provide support to maximize benefit of NA users
  • Support the NA user community with the submission of planning data
  • Maintain hierarchy relationships in DRM
  • To create and maintain reports in OBIEE for end users
  • Complete monthly maintenance tasks on WFP/Revenue Planning and CAPEX applications (for example seeding new actual data in month)

Projects

  • Work with users & technical teams to roll-out solutions to users in North America and Globally
  • Various other project engagements resources within the company
  • Consultancy skills, being able to elicit the key drivers and requirements from the customer and provide the right solution for Global standards
  • Ability to travel when needed

Internal Process, Controls and Month End Close

  • Documentation of Global Financial & Reporting systems and processes
  • Assist in Latest forecast and Budget activities, including working with business community
  • Assist in month end close and forecasting activities, including working with business community
  • Provide planning analysts and business owners with necessary data for fiscal month end close activities and divisional financialreporting requirements, including general ledger transaction details
  • Report development using operational and analytical reporting tools such as Smartview & Financial Reporting Studio

Knowledge, Experience & Qualifications

  • Proven work experience in systems knowledge for Hyperion Essbase (v11), Hyperion Planning (v11), Hyperion DRM (v11) and Oracle GL (R12)/ERP
  • Working experience with HFM will be a plus and knowledge on BI tools such as OBIEE, Tableau / Power BI etc. will be highly desirable
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work with a virtual team and a high number of stakeholders
  • Excellent capacity to transfer knowledge, train and mentor other resources within the company
  • Consultancy skills, being able to elicit the key drivers and requirements from the customer and provide the right solution for Global standards
  • Ability to travel when needed

Required qualifications/experience

  • Degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • Proven work experience in systems knowledge for Hyperion Essbase (v11), Hyperion Planning (v11), Hyperion DRM (v11)
  • Proven customers and service experience

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