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Senior Financial Systems Analyst

Job Location: Costa Mesa, CA

Job Description - Senior Financial Systems Analyst (14211)
Experian is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Senior Financial Systems Analyst- Job Number: 14211

Description
The Global Finance Centre of Excellence team successfully partners with corporate IT specialists and end-users of Experian’s financial systems to help ensure timely and efficient delivery of insightful and accurate solutions to support Planning, Budgeting and Forecasting; Management Information; and Financial Reporting business activities across Experian’s global organisation.
Roles within the Centre of Excellence are business facing roles working closely with users to understand their varied requirements, helping them fully leverage existing system capabilities and developing new solutions within a dynamic organisation.
As one of three CoE team members in Costa Mesa, this role 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 HFM and OBIEE is also desirable.
This position is the global solution leader for Experian’s Hyperion Planning based Workforce Planning Solution and will lead activities globally to help Experian maximise its return on investment from this strategic solution.
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 North America region.
Period End (Ensuring timely month-end close)
  • 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 financial reporting requirements, including general ledger transaction details.
  • Report development using operational and analytical reporting tools such as Smartview & Financial Reporting Studio.
Projects
  • Work with users & technical teams to rollout solutions to users in North America and LATAM
  • Various other project engagements
Solution Ownership
Workforce Planinng application:
  • Assist during Budget and forecasting activities, including working with business community
  • Provide WFP planning analysts and business owners with necessary data for fiscal month end close activities and divisional financial reporting requirements, including general ledger transaction details.
  • Security provisioning to the WFP user community
  • Complete monthly maintenance tasks on WFP applications (for example seeding new actual data in month)

Qualifications
  • Possess a Degree in Computer Science or equivalent.
  • Proven work experience in systems knowledge for Hyperion Essbase (v11), Hyperion Planning (v11), Hyperion DRM (v11) and Oracle GL (R12)/ERP.
  • 5 years Hyperion Development Experience in a large global organizations with Hyperion
  • 3 years Hyperion Administration Experience in a large global organizations
  • Strong experience using Hyperion is required.
  • Proven customers and service experience.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Knowledge of reporting systems and financial processes.
  • 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
  • Advanced problem solving and analytical skills
  • Ability to travel when needed

Job : Information Technology & Systems
Primary Location : United States-California-Costa Mesa
Schedule : Full-time
Job Posting : 22-Jan-14, 12:09:06 AM

Reasonable Accommodation

Experian provides reasonable accommodation so that qualified applicants with a disability may participate in the selection process. Please advise us of any accommodations you request
in order to express interest in a position by e-mailing: talentacquisitonops@experian.com
or 714-830-5022. Please state your request for assistance in your message. Only reasonable accommodation requests related to applying for a specific position within Experian will be reviewed at the e-mail address and phone number supplied. Thank you for considering a career with Experian.


Job ID: 14211
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About Experian

Experian® is the leading global information services company, providing data and analytical tools to clients in more than 65 countries. The company helps businesses to manage credit risk, prevent fraud, target marketing offers and automate decision making. Experian also helps individuals to check their credit report and credit score, and protect against identity theft.

Experian plc is listed on the London Stock Exchange (EXPN) and is a constituent of the FTSE 100 index. Total revenue for the year ended 31 March 2009 was $3.9 billion. Experian employs approximately 15,000 people in 40 countries and has its corporate headquarters in Dublin, Ireland, with operational headquarters in Nottingham, UK; Costa Mesa, California; and São Paulo, Brazil.

Why Choose Experian

At Experian, our success as an organization is driven by your individual accomplishments. To help you reach your aspirations, we foster a management approach that is proactive and supportive within a working environment that is highly collaborative and focused on challenging the status quo. In this setting, you'll be able to leverage your unique abilities in pursuit of ambitious business objectives. In addition, our comprehensive benefits package rewards your achievement while our education and training programs fuel your continued development. At the same time, we respect your need to maintain an equally balanced personal lifestyle.

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Costa Mesa, CA
USA
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