18 days old
2018-07-302018-08-31

Lead Financial Analyst

Dallas, TX
Lead Financial Analyst at AT&T
This position will have corporate ownership for maintaining, updating, and troubleshooting the corporate Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service (PBCS) system to ensure it is operating effectively and aligned with business needs. The Financial Planning System Administrator role will serve as a resource to the Finance organization and our business partners by providing system and process related support for budgeting, forecasting, and financial reporting.  In addition to daily business support tasks, this role is responsible for identifying and implementing process improvements to these systems. This includes working closely with Finance business partners and IT to develop and test new solutions and functionality.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Administer all business aspects of the Oracle Planning platform including administration of security.
  • Partner with the FP&A team to plan, schedule, execute, and monitor the monthly forecast process.
  • Plan, organize, and assist in performing all system related tasks needed to open and advance the annual budget process; partner with the FP&A team to plan, schedule, execute, and monitor the annual budget process.
  • Designated as a super-user, this position will have responsibility to assess training needs, train, and optimize adoption and utilization of the system by the global Finance users.
  • Support the Director of FP&A in all financial reporting needs, including design, development, publication, and maintenance of financial reports (i.e., internal financial reporting packages, Board Presentations).
  • Working knowledge of GAAP and Financial Reporting
  • Analyze and monitor data integrity and track system performance metrics - partner with IT on resolution.
  • Maintain integrity of system metadata, dimensionality, business rules and reporting.
  • Solicit business requirements by leading discussions and workshops with Finance business partners, as needed; identify process and design improvements to facilitate greater system effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Partner with IT to translate business process requirements into system design requirements and provide business leadership of development efforts as needed.
  • Lead the identification of continuous improvement opportunities.
  • Perform other Finance duties as required.

Education, Experience & Qualifications:
  • BS in a Finance/Accounting or related discipline; MBA and/or CPA preferred.
  • Requires a minimum of 7-10 years experience, with 3-5 years related financial systems administration preferred.
  • Must demonstrate a broad understanding of finance and accounting data sources and financial planning systems administration. 
  • Hyperion Planning administration or implementation experience is strongly preferred.
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment requiring evaluation and resolution of complex issues; strong collaboration and communications skills; self motivated.
  • Willingness to take on responsibilities and strong attention to detail are qualities that are sought.

Education, Experience & Qualifications:
  • BS in a Finance/Accounting or related discipline; MBA and/or CPA preferred.
  • Requires a minimum of 7-10 years experience, with 3-5 years related financial systems administration preferred.
  • Must demonstrate a broad understanding of finance and accounting data sources and financial planning systems administration. 
  • Hyperion Planning administration or implementation experience is strongly preferred.
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment requiring evaluation and resolution of complex issues; strong collaboration and communications skills; self motivated.
  • Willingness to take on responsibilities and strong attention to detail are qualities that are sought.

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