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We are seeking an Anaplan Solution Architect to join our Finance practice. You will be helping clients improve their business and internal finance performance through a focus on providing business advisory services that achieve measurable benefits in operational effectiveness and strategic decision making.
You’ll actively participate in engagements covering the following expertise areas:
Finance Transformation Strategy & Roadmap
Finance Statement Close & Consolidations
Finance Operating Model Design
Finance & Accounting Process Improvement
Global Business Services including Shared Service Centers, Outsourcing.
Your key responsibilities
You'll actively establish, maintain and strengthen internal and external relationships. You'll identify potential business opportunities for EY. You will develop long-term client relationships and networks. You'll provide innovative commercial insights for clients and contribute to thought leadership. You'll actively contribute to improving operational efficiency on projects and internal initiatives. You’ll help to create a positive learning culture and will counsel junior team members. Travel is estimated at 50%.
Lead and supervise Anaplan implementation projects, looking at clients’ internal finance and accounting processes and advising on solutions around creating efficient process/improving existing processes
Demonstrate technical knowledge for software implementations, field to field data mapping, conversion validation, system and security configuration, system integration testing, and user acceptance testing
Identify gaps in requirements, testing, or communication issues in client delivery
Translate business processes/requirements into technical requirements & design documentation, solution design, and system configurations to support customer’s needs
Liaise with Anaplan sales and implementation resources to resolve complex issues
People Management responsibilities
Develop people through supervising, coaching, and mentoring staff
Assist with technical guidance to model builders, incl. training of EY and client staff
Maintain an educational program to continually develop
Skills and attributes for success
Understand and incorporate clients’ IT environments and existing technologies into model design
Conceive and develop Proof of Concept models efficiently to provide sales pursuit support and establish credibility of EY and Anaplan’s platform
Translate/expand POC models into detailed blueprints (associated modules, lists / line items, calculations, etc.)
To qualify for the role you must have
Bachelor’s degree and minimum 8 years’ experience in industry or in consulting
2-3 years’ experience in Anaplan implementation, covering at least 4 projects
Industry experience with mix of Oracle EPM, Oracle Hyperion, OneStream, or other complex modeling tools (including Adaptive and other Anaplan competitors)
Subject matter expertise in Financial Planning & Analysis, Enterprise Performance Management, Sales Performance Management (e.g. Quota / Territory Planning, Incentive Compensation Management), Sales & Operations Planning, or Integrated Business Planning domains.
Strong understanding of data integration challenges & solutions, such as ETL from various client platforms. Experience with standard connectors like HyperConnect and automation using Anaplan connect required. Additional experience using third party ETL tools (ODI, Informatica, Snaplogic, Mulesoft, Boomi).
Deep knowledge in 2-3 sectors (Mining, Oil & Gas, High-Tech, A&D, Pharma, or Public sector).
Ideally, you’ll also have
Knowledge and experience of a number of the following areas: finance transformation; planning, budgeting and forecasting; performance measurement and performance management; business performance reporting; cost reduction; shared service centers and business process outsourcing; financial statement close
What we look for
Looking for the next generation of outstanding leaders to continue our legacy. Our top performers in the past have demonstrated deep knowledge of the financial services marketplace, strong analytical and problem-solving skills, and an ability to adapt in changing circumstances.
What we offer
We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on performance and recognized for the value you bring. Our Total Rewards package includes a comprehensive medical, prescription drug and dental coverage, a contribution pension plan, a great vacation policy, firm paid days, statutory holidays and paid personal days (based on province of residence), and a range of exciting programs/benefits designed to support physical, financial and well-being. Plus, we offer:
Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.
If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.
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