Finance Systems Support

Las Vegas, NV 89135, USA

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About the Role

About the Company
Entertainment machine manufacturer

• Level: Mid-Level
• Reports to: GM-Group/Corporate Finance Data & Systems
• Travel Required: Not Required
• Salary: $129,000 -149,000
• No visa sponsorship supported
• Remote: No


Requirements
• At least 4 years of experience administrating Finance Systems
• Proven development knowledge of working with TM1 Planning Analytics utilizing Turbo Integrator processes, Bedrock TI processes and best practices in developing models
• Technical experience writing SQL queries and ETL/scheduling tools
• Good understanding of TM1 architecture, writing business rules using skip checks and feeders.
• Experience developing or supporting Finance models on GL Reporting, Driver-Based Forecasting, Scenario Planning, Profitability, Workforce Management, Supply Chain is added advantage

Job Description:

Finance Data and Systems team is part of the Group Finance function, reporting to the Group CFO. The purpose of the role is to act as the Finance Systems SME: TM1, Blackline, and PRB&F and provide BAU support on system instances for US-based users. This role requires a hands-on approach with a customer-centric mindset.

The responsibilities of the role include:
• Strategically links IT investments with the business operations and processes.
• Leverage deep understanding of Finance technology solutions and cross functional relationships to effectively balance tactical needs with strategic objectives that drive high-impact operational efficiencies.
• Ensure applications are governed and controlled properly. Partnering with internal controls stakeholders to manage and maintain compliance and best practices for governance of applications processes and controls.
• Foster innovation within the organization to create new solutions that enable business results and improve the effectiveness of finance application delivery, which includes collaboration with business partners to identify and define automation and efficiencies through technology.
• Responsible for leading and managing growing finance architecture and development; charged with supporting and evolving all package and custom software solutions for global businesses.
• Partner with business units and technology stakeholders to develop sourcing strategies that generate savings, optimize total cost of ownership, improve supplier performance, and reduce risk.
• Working closely with the Finance Systems Lead (based in Australia) to identify areas requiring improvement and support the most effective use of the system.
• Providing support to the Finance Systems Lead to maintaining and administering the US Finance Systems instances.
• Working closely with US-based Users to develop their Finance Systems knowledge and capabilities and enable more effective and efficient use of the tool.
• Lead collaboration with designers and engineers to drive solutions forward. Support the adoption of scale and usage enterprise wide. Document usage guidelines for IT, Product Owners, and Users alike and understand how to leverage patterns in their solutions.
• Developing a close working relationship with the US-based Finance and IT Support teams.
• Developing a close working relationship with the Transformation teams, providing system support, advice, testing and integration into the business-as-usual environment.
• Act as backup administrator for Australia, EMEA, and Asia Finance System instances.
• System Administration, Development and Support
• Design flexible driver-based solutions that enable or scale business processes that promote data usability, accessibility, and self-serve capabilities
• Understand the requirements of system Users, strategically think through how to scale design solutions across global teams
• Support the Finance Systems (based in Australia) with the development and maintenance of the US-based Finance System instances
• Perform system administration and support tasks, proactively monitor data integrity and quality/resolve issues as they arise. Assist in supporting the US Finance Systems/driver-based models throughout the month-end process, forecast and planning cycles where needed
• Support the Finance Systems Lead (based in Australia) to deliver a timely response to support tickets and appropriate queue management
• Challenge the current processes and identify potential system/process enhancements, participation, and review in the development, testing and implementation of system changes and enhancements
• Liaise with IT to ensure database and infrastructure issues are promptly resolved
• Support the Finance Systems Lead (based in Australia) for Finance system version upgrades and implementation
• Support the Finance Systems Lead (based in Australia) to complete system audits, license management, and usage and concurrency reports.
• Monitor and action the GSD Finance Systems queues with an effort to minimize operational time on tickets

Transformation Strategic Initiative
• Working with the Transformation team and overseas counterparts, provide support, conduct user testing, and support the Finance Systems Lead in the provision of Finance systems subject matter expertise to the project

New Projects and Implementations
• Support the Finance Systems Lead (based in Australia) with the implementation of new Finance Systems developments and project implementations; including but not limited to support with -
• project governance
• co-ordination and execution of user acceptance testing (UAT) and resolution of issues; and stakeholder management, including relationships with key stakeholders to promote a positive change process

Qualifications
• At least 4 years’ experience administrating Finance Systems
• Proven development knowledge of working with TM1 Planning Analytics utilizing Turbo Integrator processes, Bedrock TI processes and best practices in developing models.
• Good understanding of TM1 architecture, writing business rules using skip checks and feeders.
• Technical experience writing SQL queries and ETL/scheduling tools
• Development of Planning Analytics workspace reports and dashboards.
• Understand upstream business systems and how they fit into Finance processes, working closely with cross functional team to identify process gaps, develop, implement, and maintain controls
• Work with engineering to shape and drive data infrastructure design and innovative system solutions, including data warehousing, reporting, and analytics platform
• Leads and builds forecasting models and oversees and evaluates/improves models (in partnership with vendor) that includes diagnose and resolve operational issues, perform detailed root cause analysis, respond to suggestions for enhancements, and create detailed recommendations for solutions to problems.
• Experience developing or supporting Finance models on GL Reporting, Driver-Based Forecasting, Scenario Planning, Profitability, Workforce management, Supply Chain is added advantage
• Provide User support and training to groups and individuals promoting best practices, tips, hints, and techniques
• Builds process and tools for ecosystem optimization, provide an amazing customer experience to User groups and IT partners.
• Demonstrated ability to challenge the status quo and deliver process improvement appropriately and effectively
• Highly developed analytical skills
• Keen to learn and takes initiative
• Process improvement mindset (LEAN experience an advantage)
• Controls focused
• Willingness to challenge the status quo
• Demonstrated financial modelling experience
• Proven problem-solving capabilities
• Open and flexible, including ways of working and across different time zones
• Ability to effectively work under pressure, including managing multiple priorities
• Proactive, well organized and delivery focused
• Ability to work effectively autonomously or in team
• Effective communicator – written and verbal
• Strong interpersonal skills with a demonstrated ability to liaise with (and challenge when necessary) a range of stakeholders and levels
• Ability to build, maintain and manage stakeholder relationships
• High attention to detail
• Comfortable with ambiguity and takes initiative whenever an opportunity presents itself.
• Self-motivated, drives to completion / resolution
• A collaborative team player who is willing to help others out when needed


Benefits
Medical, Dental, Vision, PTO, Life Insurance, Other

Requirements