financial automation systems, pharma, SAP BPC, Hyperion, OneStream, variance anlysis, cash flow, IRR, working capital, modeling
Contract W2, Contract Independent, Contract Corp-To-Corp
Depends on Experience
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

Clover Consulting has a large direct client in Gaithersburg, MD in need of a Financial Business Analyst for a 6-12 months contract.   The job details are below.  

The immediate expectation of the Business Analyst is for her/him to hit the ground running with a Financial Planning and Accounting (FP&A) project that has kicked off recently. The project is a close collaboration between Business and IT and is aimed at automating a multitude of manual processes currently occurring within FP&A. Financial data for the new FP&A system will be drawn from SAP, the ERP system. The project will culminate with a Financial Planning and Reporting (FP&R) system implementation, using the OneStream application.


The Financial Business Analyst will be responsible for gathering Business Requirements around the following areas:

  • End-to-End Forecast and Budget processes
  • Identify sources of data for Forecast and Budget process
  • Identify the various Forecasting models and what-if scenarios
  • Driver-based Planning
  • Variance analysis
  • Labor Allocation
  • Financial KPIs and Metrics towards executive leadership review preparation (QBR)
  • Financial KPIs and Metrics for Management Reporting
  • Level of Detail needed for Forecasting / Budgeting / Reporting

The Business Analyst is expected to work with the FP&A team to gather requirements for:

  • Financial reporting accuracy
  • Master Data Management


The ideal Financial Business Analyst will possess these skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Superlative communication and documentation skills
  • 10+ years’ experience in a business analyst role for other financial automation systems
  • 8+ years related financial experience, preferably within a pharmaceutical industry
  • 6+ years’ experience with automating a financial planning solution in a system such as SAP BPC or Oracle Hyperion
  • Experience with OneStream would be a huge plus
  • Experience with variance analysis, cash flow, IRR, working capital, modeling, and other aspects of financial analysis is desired
  • Strong ability to provide an industry view of the Financial Planning process
  • Act as a bridge between Business, IT and the Implementation Partner

Posted By

Christine Carter

PO Box 196 Rockford, MI, 49341

Dice Id : 10108584
Position Id : CC-FBA
Originally Posted : 2 weeks ago
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