Hyperion Developer - London - up to 70k basic + 25% bonus
Posted on Jan 21, 2020 by Eximius Group Limited
Sector: Financial Services
Pay: up to £70k + 25% bonus
My client are a global Investment Bank based in the heart of London require a Hyperion SME (Essbase, FDMEE, DRM & Data Integration) to join their team on a permanent basis.
Description of role and key responsibilities
Will serve as subject matter expert for Oracle Hyperion Essbase, FDMEE, DRM and Data Integration across multiple Hyperion applications and processes. Role will involve working closely and collaboratively with other SMEs in the team.
Understand, interpret and transform business problems, opportunities and requirements. Proactively identifying enhancement and automation opportunities. Working closely with other members of the Finance IT team design, present and build solutions that will enable Finance to achieve its goals.
Accountable for both support and development of key components of the Finance IT product suite.
This includes management, configuration/development, and operations support of the Hyperion EPM suite.
Provide front line support to finance users as priority, working closely with all teams in their day to day usage of Hyperion and associated Finance IT supported applications
Develop, implement, and maintains new Hyperion Essbase applications, cubes, and process flows
Provide alternatives and recommendations based on best practices and Oracle Hyperion product suite features and functionalities (Hyperion Essbase, SmartView, FR, FDMEE, batch processing, etc.)
Proactively build working relationships with the Finance and Accounting business units to deliver, maintain and enhance Hyperion functionality
Provides timely response and resolution of emergency production questions, issues, and defects
Ensure Production environment stability and performance is maintained up to the required level
Participates in requirements sessions and prepare detailed functional specifications, design models, and system workflows from which software applications will be developed and implemented
Develops test scenarios, test scripts and leads teams in completing acceptance testing
Leads, mentors and assists other team members with technical Hyperion issues
Employs knowledge of EPM suite to facilitate better usage of applications across Finance
Core skills and knowledge
Finance background - full appreciation of Financial Reporting, Planning, Budgeting and Forecasting processes and functions
In-depth product knowledge with very strong business and technical expertise; problem solving/debugging skills
Expertise in managing the full life cycle development of the Hyperion EPM Suite including; Essbase cube analysis, design, performance tuning and optimization, managing security, day to day administration
Integration of Hyperion applications with existing processes, including budgeting and forecasting, data warehouse and management reporting; Knowledge of JDE an advantage
Understands dependencies and interrelationships between functional components of Hyperion Essbase and Planning among forms, business rules, calculation scripts, variables and Essbase databases
Experience of EPM suite implementations, upgrades and/or migrations highly desirable
Ability to write Essbase rules files, financial reports, and utilize Smartview for Excel and Word
ASO and BSO Essbase application development/configuration and support - Outlines, dimensions, measures, members, metadata administration with ability to design databases and complex calculations including MaxL Scripting
Any other attributes that would be helpful, but not essential for the role.
Relevant accounting qualification