Senior Financial Planning Systems Analyst

St. Paul, MN
Dec 31, 2012
Jan 30, 2013
Accounting, Banking
Job Type
Employment Status
Full Time

AgriBank, FCB, the leading competitor in the agricultural financial services industry, provides funding and services to Farm Credit Services (FCS) Associations in a 15 state area.  We have a great opportunity in downtown St. Paul for a Sr. Financial Planning Systems Analyst who will be responsible for direct support of financial planning and budgeting processes that support integrated strategic financial and operational planning in Hyperion planning software. Responsible for the administration, control and continued development of Hyperion planning software that supports the planning, budgeting and reporting processes and data needs.  Lead role in the implementation of new software features or products. Develops, maintains and enhances Hyperion Essbase applications to provide accurate, efficient operational reporting processes through use of Essbase, Planning, EIS, Scripting and Shared Services. Will write and maintain clear functional and technical specifications on Essbase and planning applications and business system processes. Serves as primary contact with internal/external customers engaged in the financial planning and budgeting/reporting processes. Provides ongoing user support and training. Provides financial analysis support to SVP Finance and Director, Business Planning & Performance Measurement, and also to others as needed concerning special projects and mergers. Directly involved in coordination of AgriBank’s data needs, data repository, and regulator/funding source data requirements.  AgriBank currently using Hyperion Version Essbase and Planning.

Bachelor’s degree in business or agriculture with a minimum of 10+ years of experience in finance, accounting or IT related field, financial analysis, budgeting and strategic planning, with heavy information systems emphasis and data requirements knowledge. Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and internal control concepts is desired but not required.  Must have knowledge and understanding of project management, loan accounting systems, accounting and general ledger, workstation and client/server software. Must be knowledgeable about Hyperion Essbase, Planning, EIS, Shared Services and Calc Scripting. Must have outstanding skills in spreadsheet preparation and analysis, database application development, database and spreadsheet command languages, development of operational analysis reports including the ability to develop these processes into an automated application. Must possess sound interpersonal, written and oral communication, problem solving, analytical, listening/interviewing, conflict resolution, negotiation, influencing, organization/delegation, and customer service skills.  Must have broad business perspective, including knowledge of strategic planning.

AgriBank, FCB, located in downtown St. Paul, offers competitive salary & benefits, including an incentive plan & indoor parking with minimal copay. If you like exciting work in a team environment; candidates who meet the minimum qualifications may apply for this position by clicking on the link below:


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