The Business BI department is customer oriented and seeks to increase the company’s customer mind-set. Moreover, it seeks to deliver valid data in this regards and to implement efficient processes. In a nutshell, the department empowers the global PANDORA organisation to make sound business decisions by supporting BI customers with easy-to-use information services. Amongst the department’s other areas of responsibility is; being in charge of delivering business data models; to process and consolidate requirements on behalf of PANDORA business representatives and enable stakeholders to make decisions based on correct data and in order for them to perform. Furthermore, the Business BI team works in close collaboration with the IT BI team in Global IT, who is in charge of all back-end development. The department is composed by a broad age span, mixed gender and various cultures.
In this newly established role as Senior Finance BI Consultant, PANDORA is seeking a senior candidate who will focus on delivering BI solutions for the Global Finance organization within the company.
The main responsibilities in the role will be to draft a roadmap for BI initiatives in cooperation with stakeholders in the finance area and align this with the rest of the Pandora organization. There is no formal leadership responsibility, but all employees are expected to take on leadership naturally in terms of the tasks they are responsible for delivering and to manage the stakeholders they are collaborating with in order to get the job done. Execution and implementation of the roadmap will follow at a later stage.
Your responsibility is furthermore to understand and analyse business needs, what existing solutions and business processes are working well in order to build on these, but also to design new analysis and reporting solutions. We expect you to have a good overview of stakeholders in your current organisation and a strong knowledge on how best to manage these relations in order to build roadmaps that aligns with the organization’s upcoming activities.
Included in the role
- Understanding and analysing business needs, identify existing solutions and business processes that are working well in order to reuse them where possible, and ultimately new design analysis and reporting solutions.
- Delivering the optimal BI solutions for the Global Finance organization, in collaboration with colleagues in Finance.
- Mapping current stakeholders, and create a business data model for finance, reflecting the current needs, in collaboration with stakeholders in Finance
- Building roadmaps to align on future activities.
In broad terms, PANDORA is looking for a candidate who has a hint of management consultant in classical terms, but focuses on driving business intelligence and delivering front end BI solutions across the value chain in collaboration with stakeholders in the Finance department.
The ideal candidate holds a relevant financial or economical Master degree, such as Cand.oecon, cand.polit, cand.merc.fir, cand.merc.asf or similar.
The candidate is expected to have experience from a large, preferably international company, with a minimum of 2 years of experience with a similar role at senior level. Moreover, excellent analytical skills as well as oral presentation skills and high level of written skills is required.
In depth knowledge of financial processes as well as an understanding of and strong interest in data and data modelling is a must. As an important part of the role is communication and liaising with various stakeholders, commitment, interest and ability to communicate and collaborate with various internal and external stakeholders and business units on processes and reporting solutions is also crucial.
The candidate must be an experienced user of the Office suite and of Excel in particularly. Furthermore, front-end reporting tools as well as thorough knowledge and experience with ERP systems (financial management systems) is a requirement.
As PANDORA is currently running AX 09 at Group, rolling out AX 12 globally and using Hyperion for planning and consolidation, hands-on experience with Qlikview and/or MS BI tools, with AX as well as Hyperion is a strong advantage, but not a must.
This role will not only give you the possibility to make your personal footprint in a newly established role, but will also open doors for further career opportunities within PANDORA, as PANDORA strives to keep good and motivated employees.
At PANDORA, you will get the opportunity to be part of a global and growing company and that is open to new ideas and process optimization initiatives by their employees. With a revenue increase in 2015 by approximately 40% to DKK 16.7 billion and a net profit for 2015 of DKK 3.67 billion, you will be joining a company with high ambitions and a strong motivation to keep this high level of success.
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