This position will own the administration of Hyperion Financial Management (HFM). The role will lead and execute HFM architecture and maintenance to support CBRE global financial consolidation and reporting. The role is responsible for HFM monthly close activities, HFM business rule/metadata update, Financial Reports development/updates, system upgrade/enhancement, system internal control procedure, and participates other finance program projects. This role will act as liaison with DT, corporate, and business/segment finance and accounting to enhance the financial reporting and consolidation systems.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Leads HFM change/enhancement and manages monthly HFM close cycle. Responsible for month-end close actual data load to HFM and data integration with other corporate and business financial systems e.g. Peoplesoft.
Maintains and executes business rules, calculations, data copies/clearing, and moves. Proactively reviews and monitors the application and makes recommendations for design enhancement relative to ongoing best practice. Develops and maintains financial reports using Hyperion Financial Reports Studio, Smartview and other reporting tools.
Manages system metadata, coordinates the execution of change management process related to metadata, and communicates metadata changes to end users.
Provides support and direction on system-related issues to management and staff. Leads and manages the development and implementation of incremental system integrations.
Maintains user security and manages change processes for user security in accordance with established protocols. Trains and supports users in both corporate and operation accounting. Prepares and maintains user documentation and training materials.
Manages and directs development of reports for SOX and PWC/KPMG auditors as needed. Reviews, documents, and maintains SOX controls related to consolidation and reporting system and develops appropriate SOX controls and documentation.
Assists with the enhancement of business processes and supports the business leaders with critical business strategies by managing the development, testing, and implementation of new business application systems. Acts as liaison among Digital Technology, Corporate Accounting, business segments for business application projects and change management controls.
Strong functional expertise in Finance and Accounting, understanding of HFM and how HFM works, and proficiency of VB, SQL, ODBC skillsets are essential to be successful in this role.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Provides formal supervision to individual employees within single functional or operational area. Approves subordinate's recommendations for staff recruitment, selection, promotion, advancement, corrective action and termination. Effectively recommends same for direct reports to next level management for review and approval. Plans and monitors appropriate staffing levels and utilization of labor, including overtime. Prepares and delivers performance appraisal for staff. Mentors and coaches team members to further develop competencies. Leads by example and models behaviors that are consistent with the company's values. Responsible for identifying training needs, tracking performance, coaching, and motivating team members.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) from 4-year college or university in Accounting, Finance, or related field. MBA is a plus. Minimum 6-8 years of related experience with 3 years of direct experience from a reputable firm.
Strong program management experience preferred.
Technical experience in HFM version 220.127.116.11 and/or 18.104.22.168 Hyperion Financial Management or related experience in the accounting or IT areas preferred.
Experience in working through all phases of Software Development Life Cycle including the design, development, implementation, and maintenance of financial application preferred.
Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret the most complex business documents. Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive issues. Ability to write reports, manuals, speeches and articles using distinctive style. Ability to make effective and persuasive presentations on complex topics to employees, clients, top management and/or public groups. Ability to motivate and negotiate effectively with key employees, top management, and client groups to take desired action.
Requires in-depth knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to calculate complex figures. Ability to forecast and prepare budgets. Conducts financial/business analysis including the preparation of reports.
Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret complex documents. Ability to solve problems involving several options in situations. Requires advanced analytical and quantitative skills.
OTHER SKILLS and/or ABILITIES
Strong computer skills, including specific knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc.).
Strong solutions-oriented skills.
Broad Solution Architecture knowledge and skills.
SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY
Decisions made with thorough understanding of procedures, company policies, and business practices to achieve general results and deadlines. Responsible for setting work unit and/or project deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause short-term impact to department.
Internal Number: 20017028
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