Senior Hyperion Systems Analyst

Job Title: Senior Hyperion Systems Analyst
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: Negotiable
REF: AC111_1566549762
Contact Name: Abbie Cullen
Contact Email:
Job Published: almost 2 years ago

Job Description

  • A breadth of experience in Hyperion Planning through implementations and support roles
  • Ability to support the governance of EPM architecture strategy
  • Ability to articulate EPM Solution & Innovation Roadmap
  • Ability to implement EPM Solutions with are fit for the future
  • Articulate EPM solutions delivery with internal (shared services) and external resources
  • Able to interpret business issues and identify & evaluate options, deploying sound decision making skills
  • Able to translate business needs in to functional specs and deliver through to implementation
  • Able to work independently and methodically, with excellent communication skills
  • Able to lead projects involving system improvements
  • Able to support the users whilst at the same time future proofing the system
  • Able to provide recommendations on the future roadmap of the GNM Hyperion solution


  1. Main duties and responsibilities

Maintain, Support, and Enhance the Hyperion Planning Solution

  • Critic the current solution to ensure that it is efficiently meeting the business requirements and make recommendations for improvements
  • Implement and Govern the GNM Global EPM Strategy to continually improve, maximise use and reduce cost of ownership of the Oracle Hyperion EPM platforms across GNM
  • Govern EPM architecture strategy and articulate EPM Solution & Innovation Roadmap
  • Translate business needs into functional specs and deliver through to implementation which are fit for the future
  • Maintain the overall system performance and optimisation (Block size, Cache settings, properties, etc)
  • Management of the Hyperion Meta Data Structure (EPMA) and the Hyperion Staging Area (SQL) with the associated interfaces with source systems
  • Maintenance and enhancement of the Hyperion Applications/Databases (BSO & ASO), Business Rules, Calc Scripts, MaXL Scripts, Data Forms, Security and Dimensionality
  • Support and assist Oracle Systems Analysts with Month End/ Forecast and Budget tasks as necessary
  • Keep up to date with Hyperion product enhancements, patches, and upgrades
  • Risks clearly articulated and communicated to all the finance, support and IT stakeholders


Work with infrastructure/IT providers to ensure stability and availability of the Hyperion Planning solution and any dependant technology:

  • Manage relationship with infrastructure providers and own resolution of system issues.
  • Articulate technical specification of EPM architecture.

Support the Finance/Business functions

  • Work with business to shape any new requirements for the systems e.g. Digital Advertising model and Payroll model improvements
  • Perform testing on all system enhancements
  • Provide Training, user guides and support assistance to Hyperion Planning users (currently c 30 Finance users)
  • Manage the communication with the business on system availability
  • Occasional out of hours support
  • Raise & track support requests with Oracle
  • Desire to support other Finance / HR Systems, including but not restricted to the Oracle e-business Suite and Oracle Taleo
  • Coordinating and manage the delivery of business change
  • Coordination of training, participating in the impact assessment, performance improvements and change management process for Hyperion planning application
  • Engage and Influence Finance management team to embed a continuous improvement culture supported by ongoing change management.
  1. Main contacts

Direct: Finance Decision Support Team, Control and Compliance Team, Oracle Support Team, Infrastructure Team

Indirect: Wider Finance Team,