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Enterprise Performance Management, Anaplan Senior Associate

Toronto, ON
Full Time
2 days ago
Line of Service



Not Applicable



Management Level

Senior Associate

Job Description & Summary

A career in our Financial Operations practice, within Finance Consulting services, will provide the opportunity to work alongside CEOs, CFOs, controllers and treasurers to optimise the structure of their finance functions and improve their contribution to the business. We support our clients by addressing the challenges of achieving appropriate standards of control, efficient back office opportunities and support to the business through insight and challenge. Our team helps clients transform their finance function by executing strategies to reduce functional and operational complexity through streamlined processes, optimised use of technology, and efficient use of resources to deliver cost effective, high quality services to all stakeholders.

Work with clients to establish and deliver on their transformation roadmap to create value for Finance and beyond. Working in a diverse team, you'll help our clients identify process, performance and people, and lead the development of meaningful solutions to deliver sustainable change.

What to consider before applying

• This role has the option of being based out of our Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa and Calgary offices
• This role doesn't support completion of the Canadian CPA designation

Purpose-led work you'll be part of

As an Enterprise Performance Management Senior Associate, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

• Develop user stories to define the end-user requirement and expectations
• Develop data schemas and models to organize and transform data elements for models and reporting
• Develop training and end user documentationto support adoption
• Help design performance measurement tools as well as implement solutions in leading EPM tools such as OneStream, Anaplan, Oracle EPM or SAP EPM (to name a few)
• Work on challenging and rewarding engagements with multidisciplinary teams
• Conduct organizational diagnostics on financial processes
• Define business requirements for the acquisition and application configuration (EPM)
• Advise clients on optimizing their consolidation, planning, budgeting, forecasting and reporting processes
• Conduct analysis in support of process performance measurement and improvement initiatives (e.g. costing, cost-benefit, benchmarking)
• Establish credibility with existing and new clients by demonstrating subject matter expertise and knowledge in finance
• Vendor and software selection (including business requirements gathering)
• Participate or conduct organizational diagnostics on financial processes, financial consolidation, planning, budgeting, forecasting, management reporting and dashboards
• Support the engagement manager / director / partner in managing engagement risk and project economics including planning and budgeting
• Participate in aspects of the proposal development process and contribute to proposal writing
• Support the development of "thought leadership" and "point-of-view" documents
• Share knowledge across the global PwC network

Experiences and skills you'll use to solve

•Experienced working in an Agile project managementenvironment for tool implementation projects
• Significant years of experience in a professional services environment (a combination of industry, management consulting and/or software implementation)
• Hands on experience designing, building and testing leading EPM applications such as OneStream, Anaplan, Oracle EPM or SAP EPM or other for some or all of the following areas:
• Multi dimensional data models (dimensions, hierarchies, attributes...)
• Input template and report build
• Data Integration and Extract Transform and Load (ETL) concepts
• Understanding of calcs (allocation, top-down spreading, currencies)
• Workflow, data permissions and Security

• Working expertise or understanding in many, if not all, of the core Accounting areas:
• Performance Management - executive dashboards management reporting, planning, budgeting & forecasting, analytics & decision support
• Record-to-Report - financial close, consolidation, financial reporting, Fixed Assets, Inventory, Payroll
• Order-to-Cash - order entry, customer credit, invoicing, accounts receivable, collections,
• Procure-to-Pay - procurement, accounts payable, invoicing
• Experience in process improvement or re-engineering initiatives and projects in the core back office accounting and/or FP&A areas as either a consultant or internal role
• High level of client service orientation such as building solid relationships with clients; approaching clients in an organized manner, demonstrating flexibility in prioritizing and completing tasks
• A demonstrated commitment to valuing differences and working alongside diverse people and perspectives
• MBA and/or a CPA designation is an asset
• Certification for one of the leading EPM applications is a plus
• Fluent in French, English would be an asset

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