Hyperion Analyst in Frisco, TX at Vaco

Date Posted: 7/19/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contractor
  • Location:
    Frisco, TX
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    7/19/2019
  • Job ID:
    HYPER14739

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY

The Analyst, Financial Planning & Analysis role assists in corporate financial planning, forecasting, monthly consolidation (reporting and analysis) activities and ensures that financial plans and forecasts are completed by the operating groups with the appropriate due diligence to assure accuracy and data integrity. The role assists with driving accountability through developing and deploying metrics to measure success and identify risks and opportunities within the operating group activities and with corporate overhead tracking. The role will assist the operating groups to make well informed data-driven decisions that ultimately impact the company's bottom line. The role will develop strong relationships with operating groups and business leaders to foster collaboration and to drive operational efficiencies. The role provides financial rigor and support for Transplace performance measurement and frequent ad hoc analyses. This position provides high exposure to leadership in the organization as well as the ownership group and will provide an excellent opportunity to learn the breadth of the transportation management.

PRIMARY JOB ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Works as a key finance partner to ensure monthly results, consolidation, annual financial plan, periodic forecasts, and reporting activities are completed with accuracy and data integrity. Assists with group forecast and budget processes
  • Partners with the operations team members and the controllership team to assure proper linkage and priorities to support financial reporting
  • Collaborates on ad-hoc projects as the leadership and private equity teams require financial analytic support
  • Assists with monthly performance review activities and interacts with operational groups to ensure comprehensive understanding of company performance and implications for future reporting
  • Develops various monthly reports to enhance understanding of business performance
  • Assists with the preparation of financial results and analytics for the finance leadership and private equity ownership teams. Works to ensure financial presentations include a clear interpretation of the data, valuable insights into the business operations, and action plans to mitigate/moderate issues as needed. Strong financial modeling capability is a plus in this role.
  • Develops a deep understanding of company financial systems and processes, and gains insights into how key operating levers impact financial performance
  • Assists finance improvement efforts including development of systems, tools, and processes that align with the finance team's long-term financial strategy
  • Involved in ad-hoc financial analysis and reporting for businesses reporting
  • Develops and maintains SOPs and desktop procedures for reporting processes
  • Experience/support of financial systems including Oracle PBCS and Hyperion Essbase a plus

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND TASKS

  • Works on a fast-paced team of finance processionals and is responsible for managing assignments effectively and for making process improvement recommendations
  • Works effectively with a wide range of internal customers on financial matters
  • Works effectively and positively in a matrix environment
  • Works with operating groups in preparing presentation materials for forecasts and annual budget
  • Assists with monthly private equity ownership group and quarterly Board material preparation
  • Proactively brainstorms solutions for improved processes and systems efficiencies. Works closely with Corporate groups to evaluate issues, to propose improvements and to work with solutions implementation teams

KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERTISE

  • Strong Excel and PowerPoint skills. Knowledge of Oracle and Hyperion Essbase is a plus
  • Experience working with large quantities of data and a demonstrated aptitude for analyzing data
  • Knowledge and experience with budgeting, forecasting, and reporting applications is a plus
  • Ability to leverage applications to develop budgets, forecasts and financial reporting is a plus

EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum 2 years of relevant Finance or Accounting experience
  • Experienced user of enterprise financial reporting and planning systems (Oracle and Hyperion of specific interest) a plus

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Business Administration or Accounting