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Senior Financial Systems Analyst

Posted on Feb 14, 2020 by Autodesk

Portland, OR
Admin & Secretarial
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Location: Portland, OR- United States
Job ID: 19WD36625


As a member of the Autodesk Finance Systems and Operations Transformation
(FSOT), you will be responsible for monitoring systems and completion of
processes related to data load and dashboards updates. You will also be
involved in the analysis as part of the operational reporting systems used by
the Corporate Finance, Sales Finance, and Divisional Finance Business Partners.
This position will also support the finance user s operational requests and
following up through the process of making that request materialize.

The Business Systems developer is responsible for gathering requirements for
Business Intelligence analytics, metrics, KPIs, queries and reports, ensuring
proper usage, quality and security of the information provided. In addition, in
this role the Senior Business Systems Analyst will identify areas of
operational improvement by utilizing system functionality, end user training
programs, metrics and reports design, and system testing.

Furthermore, they will provide support and maintenance including end-user
support, service incidents/problem resolution, and system support processes
which include daily job monitoring coordination with other IT teams and
communication with impacted users.

An advanced understanding of data modeling and extraction processes and support
is required Informatica knowledge is a must. The role requires advanced
technical abilities within BI, data model and complex report design,
configuration, implementation and support, especially with SAP BI solutions,
building and maintaining relationships with business stakeholders,
understanding of metrics and KPIs, ability to work with cross-functional teams;
complex project management and communication skills.

The ideal candidate possesses a high level of curiosity, is able to work
independently, and has a strong drive to understand the 'why' behind the data.
The candidate must also have solid ability to create reports both in Excel. In
this role, the candidate will interact directly with a variety of finance
functions such as the Sales Finance, Revenue Accounting, etc. This role will
report directly to the Finance Business Intelligence Manager.

* Development, implementation, and testing of BI data models and queries
and reports. This includes configuration, documentation and
troubleshooting as needed
* Work with business stakeholders to elicit, define and analyze business
requirement for management metrics and analytics and then select
appropriate tools to implement
* Collaborate with functional and technical teams across all modules of SAP
and other applications to define and design proposed solutions that meet
business requirements and adhere to application design guidelines,
strategies, and industry best practices
* Create deliverables according to the Software Development Lifecycle such
as functional and technical specifications, use cases, test cases, and
system documentation.
* Configure, prepare, and test deliverables to meet designs
* Facilitate resolution of cross-team business issues
* Collaborate with business partners on deployment including training,
change management, and communications
* Create documentation and training materials; deliver training and
communications; assist in organizational change management
* Manage own work and project team member s assignments to deliver
according to project schedules; be accountable for delivery
* Apply project management standards and concepts; prepare work estimates
and work schedules; create and update project plans. Complete project
financial and overall status reports and manage issues and risks
* Provide support on the extraction and data loads processes as well as
Process Chain execution and monitoring
* Provide solutions in SAP BI or other tools available, for end users by
helping with enterprise information analysis and design, work with data
team to design if needed
* Support production systems; proactively work to analyze and resolve
production problems in a timely
* Identify opportunities to leverage applications to improve business
processes, and support business re-engineering efforts. Research and
represent industry best practices
* Monitor QlikView workflow Queue
* Monitor report schedule execution (all steps)
* Monitor Revenue Mart completion and submit tickets on delay if applicable
to ensure on-time QlikView refresh
* Open tickets as needed to fix issues in workflow execution
* Assist customers in getting ARs to correct place and educating customers
* Business Objects or QlikView data issues (Sourced by Rev Mart and in the
case of universes other sources)
* Business Objects or QlikView desktop installation issues
* Business Objects schedules issues
* Business Objects exporting data issues
* Cairo data issues (enter into the FBI issue tracker)
* Open Jira tasks for Business Objects, Cairo or QV issue that requires FBI
Communication status of issues (FBI or bigger audience as appropriate)
Responsible for maintaining 24/7 stability of assigned application. Ensure
systems are running efficiently for internal customers and external vendors.
Respond to incoming issues via tracking systems and proactively monitor system
for problems. Train system users if appropriate
Analyzing and Programming
* Designing, developing and maintaining business intelligence solutions
* Crafting and executing queries upon request for data
* Informatica flows coding and maintenance
* Generate Business Objects, Net printing reports for internal and external
customers for business performance monitoring and business decision
* Knowledge of Hana would be useful
* Analyze and initiate configurations and other changes within the system
per user business needs
* Analyze existing programs or formulate logic for new systems, devise
logic procedures, prepare flowcharting, perform coding, test/debug
* Work with other technical team members to establish, maintain, build and
monitor processes
* Attend meetings as required with external vendors or intra organizations
to discuss issues and maintain relationships

* Bachelor s degree in finance/Accounting, Information Systems, or
Computer Science
* Up to 7 years experience in Information Technology, preferably Data
warehouse applications development or configuration
* Up to 5 years experience desired with SAP BI tools (BOBJ, HANA, etc.
and/or other BI/BW tools (QV, SQL, etc.)
* At least 2 full cycle implementation of SAP BI/BW including blueprinting
* Minimum 5 years working with business processes related to Finance in a
manufacturing environment, preferably consumer goods, industrial
equipment or component manufacturer for a global company
* Minimum of 3 years experience working with business management relat
to defining and documenting metrics, KPIs, analytics and management
* Experience in global environments a strong plus

* Expert knowledge of business analysis and systems design.
* Very Proficient in Informatica Power Center in order to maintain and
update ETL flows
* Excellent ability to translate business requirements into technical
* Experience using data warehouse or analytical tools for Financial
business purposes
* Strong problem solving and analytical skills
* Solid understanding of software development lifecycle processes and
* Strong relational and dimensional data modeling and database design
* Possesses deep knowledge and skills in at least one data technology.
* Proficient understanding of data and reporting methodologies.
* Must be willing to be available on-call for emergencies in cas
production support roles.


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