Hyperion Strategic Finance (HSF) Consultant
The Goal Getters Associates
Areas of Responsibility
Business Management
Gathering business requirements from clients regarding their strategic planning processes
Designing financial models, reports and consolidation structures
Obtain design validation from cross section of client resources (design, technical, and product) Obtain design validation from cross section of client resources (design, technical, and product)
Identifying business drivers and developing model forecast logic
Contribute to developing integrated Hyperion Platform solutions (e.g., HFM, HP, DRM, HSF, HPCM, etc.)
All implementation work should be completed in accordance with The Goal Getter’s implementation methodology and standards, and be completed independently.
Review and finalize project documentation produced by other team members, or create project documentation independently as client project requires. Ensure knowledge is transferred to the client.
Conduct design meeting with project team(s), ascertain client business and technical needs, and provide information to determine project scope. In preparation, includes reviewing and understanding any presale documentation/proposals.
Validate the initial requirements analysis, document design and design the application by integrating product knowledge with the client requirements.
Perform continuous reevaluation of the design and adjust the system accordingly.
Personal Development
Participate in leadership and management training and development that focus on initiative.
Actively seek career development goals and supporting plan.
Enhance conflict resolution and communication skills through training and development
Minimal Entry Requirements
Education & Certifications
Four-year university degree in fields such as (but not limited to) Business, Finance, Information Systems, Mathematics, or CIS or equivalent experience and four years experience in a related field. CPA/CA, CFA or Masters in Finance/Economics preferred.
Must be product certified in Hyperion Strategic Finance (HSF); new hires must obtain certification within six months of hire date.
Successful completion of basic project management training curriculum.
Experience with strategic finance and strategic planning processes.
Minimum of three years project experience in HSF implementations in functional role.
Financial and/or web application experience.
Experience with other Oracle Hyperion Products is a plus, but not required
Experience with Oracle’s Crystal Ball is a plus, but not required
Demonstrated Skills
Solid understanding of the following concepts: Cash Flow Forecasting, Discounted Cash Flow Valuation, Consolidation Accounting, Mergers and Acquisitions, Divestitures, Capital Structure and Key Performance Indicators.
Solid understanding in Valuation Methods: VBM, EVA, CFROI, DCF, etc.
Candidates will have effective presentation skills. Expect to present to senior level executives within 6 months of start date.
Consistent ability to build rapport with team members and clients.
Success in leading at least 3 medium Hyperion projects, resulting in customer success.
Candidates will have excellent communication and negotiation skills as well as conflict resolution skills.
Candidates will have strong leadership competencies and have success managing cross functional teams.
Candidates must have strong presentation skills for working with middle management and executive management teams.
Working Conditions
Regional travel, up to 100% depending on location and project location (may require occasional weekend travel).
Extensive use of car, depending on location.
Reimbursable out of pocket expenses incurred (e.g. for travel).
Virtual offices will require independence and self-motivation and working under individual initiative to establish procedures and prioritize tasks.
Independence, self-motivation and working under individual initiative to establish procedures and prioritize tasks.
Ability to easily accept changes in schedule.
Work may require rapid, short-notice response to client and business needs.
Dress code to match client environment.