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EPM Systems Analyst

Hatfield, UK

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About the role

Due to internal promotion, a new EPM role has become vacant in Ocado Group. This has created an exciting opportunity for someone with experience in either EPBCS or FCCS to step up and join a small EPM team in Ocado Group Finance and gain wider experience in the Oracle EPM cloud suite. 
The right candidate will be someone who has experience of data modelling, allocations in Oracle EPBCS and/or PCMCS.

In addition, any consolidation experience in primarily FCCS (or HFM) and ARCS would be valuable as the team is supporting both statutory and management information. Experience in the maintenance of metadata using EDMCS or other MDM tools. 

We are looking for candidates with experience in Oracle SmartView and EPM reports across EPBCS and FCCS. 

Accountabilities

  • Ensuring the Period End load balances between EPBCS and FCCS and Fusion.
  • Updating the dimension structures in EDMCS.
  • Developing driver based forecasting in EPBCS.
  • Acting as the EPM Team contact during the period end process.
  • Carrying out system to system reconciliations between Oracle reporting systems (Fusion, FCCS, EPBCS).
  • Answering and assigned help desk tickets to other EPM Team members. Dealing with security setup and other general helpdesk queries.
  • Providing support to users to resolve issues in adhoc smartview queries.
  • Other tasks and activities as necessary to support the team and ensure an excellent EPM service is provided to Finance and the wider business.
  • Resolving EPM helpdesk queries relating to Actuals and Budget/Forecast cycles.
  • Assisting with SOPs and functional EPM documentation.

About you 

  • An appreciation of data, metadata and data modelling.
  • Good understanding of Finance and Accounting
  • Good Excel skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Good documentation skills
  • Experience of using Essbase, Hyperion Planning / EPBCS, HFM / FCCS and ARCS. (Preferable)

About Us

Our teams are putting the world’s retailers online using the cloud, robotics, AI, and IoT. We provide services to partner clients globally via our innovative advanced robotics technology, known as the Ocado Smart Platform ("OSP"), this drives our highly automated, multi-million-pound Customer Fulfilment Centres (CFCs). In our CFCs - together with the proprietary software applications - we operate a world-class online grocery business that automates the single pick of products, ready for your online delivery.

What we offer you

Our employee benefits are designed for you, we care about people and we’ve ensured we have a wealth of benefits that focus on your well-being. We regularly review our benefits to ensure we are supporting our employees appropriately.
30 days ‘working from anywhere in the world’ policy 
Wellbeing support through dedicated apps and an Employee Assistance Programme 
25 days annual leave, rising to 27 days after 5 years service (plus optional holiday purchase)
Pension scheme (various options available including employer contribution matching up to 7%)
Generous Private Medical Insurance (within the first month of joining!)
Income Protection (can be up to 50% of salary for 3 years) and Life Assurance (3 x annual salary) 
22 weeks paid maternity leave and 6 weeks paid paternity leave (once relevant service requirements complete) 
Train Ticket loan (interest-free)
Cycle to Work Scheme
Free shuttle bus to and from Hatfield Train Station to the Hatfield offices 
Free shuttle bus to and from Welwyn Garden City Train Station to the Welwyn Garden City offices
Opportunity to participate in Sharesave and Buy as You Earn share schemes
15% discount on Ocado.com and free delivery for all employees (within the first month of joining!)

About Ocado Group

When our journey started, we were all about changing the way people shop for groceries. 20 years later, we’re developing our own ground breaking technology, opening multiple sites at an accelerating rate and engaging in exciting new business partnerships around the world!

Transforming an industry also means transforming the way we do business.   As we continually develop new technologies and customer propositions, we’re looking for the Everyday Pioneers to lead us into the next stage of our evolution: enhancing our capabilities, inspiring our teams and developing new ways of working.

Changing the way the world shops, for good.

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