As Financial Systems and BI Reporting Manager, you'll be working closely with key stakeholders in developing reporting and insight capabilities and implementation of these across finance. Managing a team and working across key areas of finance, you will be involved in designing and delivering a reporting roadmap and enhancing BI capabilities across the department. You will play a lead in the roll out of a significant Finance Reporting & Analytics transformation programme and the set-up of appropriate support across the business. Excellent technical and systems skills are a pre-requisite combined with strong financial acumen and project management skills.
Working closely with key stakeholders in finance, responsible for the overall design, implementation and management of centralised Finance BI & Reporting requirements.
Make tactical investments in business intelligence initiatives and oversee maturity of business intelligence capabilities in Finance, including report automation & dashboard creation.
Responsibility for leading the design and build of complete BI solutions to agreed standards, including management of internal and third-party teams.
Responsible for working with other areas of the business and 3rd parties to ensure on-going system support is in place across relevant systems.
Proactively develop systems capability and insights within the Reporting & Planning function.
Programme Manager for Finance Reporting & Analytics project and act as the main finance contact for all global reporting and analysis projects, including Cognos tools upgrade(s).
Develop effective working relationships within the business to identify changing business needs.
Act as the finance spoke for BI and analysis. Overall custodian for business data within finance, providing context to business users on how best to use data and drive insights.
Support ad-hoc requests for deep dive financial analysis from various business partners.
Required knowledge, skills and experience:
Lead a Finance BI/Reporting capability in a complex environment with at least 5 years at manager level
Experience of leading programmes/projects in Finance Reporting/BI
Desirable experience with Cognos and TM1 with experience using Teradata, Oracle and/or related systems
Strong ability to lead, mentor and motivate teams, with excellent collaboration skills
Ability to engage effectively with internal and external stakeholders at all levels to communicate business value and implementation requirements.
Strategic thinker, a self-starter, quick learner and will have the ability to efficiently manage various high-priority and visible projects and operational tasks.
Third-level degree in IT/Computer Sciences or a Finance related field.
Experience in building and managing data warehouse systems, systems integration, reporting & analysis.