1. Develop and lead an organized and inclusive process for partnering with finance and other business stakeholders to identify, validate and document data, reporting and analytics business requirements. 2. Manage the team responsible for supporting the Finance reporting environments (Finance DataMart, Workday, etc.) and related developed reports and tools (PowerBI). Effectively manage the associated assignments and critical due dates to ensure timely deliverables and adherence to SLA's. 3. Develop and maintain a standard methodology for documenting and codifying business requirements and specifications, using standard and accessible templates that meet the needs of both business partners and technical developers. 4. Develop prototypes and mock-ups to help elicit, visualize, iterate and validate requirements. 5. Maintain deep subject matter expertise as it relates to institutional financial data, and act as liaison with business stakeholders to educate, promote and support the understanding of data, data access and BI tools. 6. Partner with ITS to evaluate and select reporting & analytical tool solutions, including the evaluation of both commercial and custom solutions that meets the needs of Finance. 7. Provide high quality analytical support for the development and deployment of solutions, and collaborates with developers and end-users to insure that reporting and analytics functionality meets business needs. 8. Develop consistent report and data presentation standards, and rigorous process for ensuring adherence to standards. 9. Maintain standard library of test cases and scenarios, and a formal process for executing testing and quality assurance. 10. Provide guidance and input into deployment planning, including training, communications and user readiness activities. 11. Facilitate and support data stewardship and governance processes. 12. Proactively analyze and resolve data quality and reporting issues. 13. May participate in or lead projects and perform other duties as assigned.
Preferred Education: Experience with Microsoft PowerBI and other report writing tools.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Experience with Microsoft PowerBI and other report writing tools.
Required Skill/ability 5: Proven ability to prioritize and meet multiple, competing responsibilities. Ability to see the big picture and translate to workable tasks. Experience creating alignment between technical and functional partners.
Posting Position Title: Assoc Director Financial Reporting & Analytics
Required Skill/ability 3: Strong attention to detail and outstanding self-initiative, personal accountability, and follow through.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Associate Director Financial Reporting & Analytics
Required Skill/ability 1: Well-developed managerial, decision-making, planning, organizational, problem-resolution and leadership skills with the demonstrated ability to influence and manage people on a day-to-day basis including technical and non-technical areas.
Required Skill/ability 4: Strong verbal and written communication and presentation skills with the ability to clearly articulate complex analysis, make independent decisions, prioritize multiple projects and perform under tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
Required Skill/ability 2: Demonstrated experience and application of financial, accounting and economic concepts with the ability to analyze and interpret complex business data, processes and reporting. Ability to develop strong reporting systems that enable quick and prudent decision-making.
Bachelor's degree in business, technology or related field and a minimum of eight years of experience in reporting and analytics in a complex environment, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Internal Number: 64726BR
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