Job description

  • Location:
    London - 30 Gresham Street
  • Department:
    Central, Trading and Risk
  • Division:
    IBP Digital and Technology
  • Employment Type:
    Full time
  • Salary:

Hyperion Developer (Planning, Essbase) (5889)

We currently have a great opportunity for a Hyperion Developer who is highly proficient with Hyperion's Planning and Essbase tools to join our team

You will be an integral part of our Finance & Tax technology team who are responsible for the provision of support, maintenance and development of the company's Statutory, Regulatory and Management reporting applications, associated processes and technology needs.

Research shows that some candidates can be reluctant to apply to a role unless they meet all the criteria. We pride ourselves on our entrepreneurial spirit here and welcome you to do the same – if the role excites you, please don't let our person specification hold you back. Get in touch!

The EPM and Apps toolset comprises: Hyperion Essbase, Planning, Reports, Oracle DRM, FDMEE, Authority Suite, and Oracle Cloud EPM (ARCS), CCH Accounts and Tax and TCSL Tax applications.

The role will also provide exposure to JD Edwards, Hubble, Concur, MS SQL, SSIS and Power BI.


What you will be doing?

  • Managing, maintaining and enhancing complex Planning and Essbase applications and associated processes
  • Very comfortable working with calculation scripts, business rules, webforms. A solid understanding of database and dimension concepts, data management processes and job scheduling
  • Providing general user support, guidance and training to the user base;
  • Working closely alongside all team members for cross cover, support and to balance the workload at peak periods.
  • Identifying opportunities for process improvement, automation and the application of best practice, and the implementation thereof;
  • Finance Data and Metadata maintenance, housekeeping and controls in accordance with Group Finance policy;
  • Performing and monitoring the interfacing of data with other internal systems (including actual, budget and forecast roll forward processes );
  • Performing daily, monthly, quarterly and year-end procedures to enable adherence with the Group reporting timetable where appropriate;
  • Adherence with internal control procedures, monitoring and resolving data integrity exceptions and out-of-order conditions including regular check processes;.
  • Working closely alongside all team members for cross cover, support and to balance the workload.
  • Assisting when needed at peak times with General ledger user support, accounting queries and period end systems tasks, user training.


What you bring to the table?

  • Experienced with the support and enhancement of processes using the following products - Hyperion Essbase (essential), Hyperion Planning (essential), Hyperion Financial Reports, ARCS, and FDMEE.
  • Some SQL experience advantageous
  • Regulatory Knowledge as applicable to role (essential)
  • Good communication and ability to inspire confidence in stakeholders
  • Finance background and accounting skills essential (professional Accounting qualification/part qualification, relevant Degree highly advantageous)
  • A flair for both technology and finance.
  • Understanding of the technology and processes involved in the Finance function
  • Familiarity with helpdesk function and user support role with demonstrated internal client interaction
  • Highly Competent with Microsoft Office (with emphasis on Excel) - must possess ability to manipulate large and sometimes complex sets of data.
  • Superior analytical skills and problem solving ability, following Issues/concerns through to delivery/solution.

Any other attributes that would be helpful, but not essential for the role?

  • Knowledge of a range of different vendor offerings in the EPM/ERP space.
    Knowledge of the UK Finance, Tax & Regulatory reporting environment
  • Knowledge of ERP processes and JD Edwards ERP an added advantage.

Investec is a distinctive Specialist Bank serving clients principally in the UK and South Africa. Our culture gives us our edge: we work hard to find colleagues who'll think out of the ordinary and we put them in environments where they'll flourish. We combine a flat structure with a focus on internal mobility. If you can bring an entrepreneurial spirit and a desire to learn and collaborate to your work, this could be the boost your career deserves.




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London - 30 Gresham Street
30 Gresham Street, London, England, GB, EC2V 7QN

Meet the recruiter

Daniel Szczerban

+44 20 7597 5933


We commit to ensure that everyone is fairly assessed during our recruitment process.

Let us know if you need any reasonable adjustments to complete your application.

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