Project Manager - Sr Systems Analyst

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Location
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Posted
Aug 25, 2016
Closes
Jan 20, 2017
Category
Accounting
Employment Status
Full Time
JOIN US AS A PROJECT MANAGER - SR SYSTEMS ANALYST (FINANCE)About This Opportunity

Strategize and oversee Stores Finance systems maintenance, system development and system upgrade activities. Ensure that data in systems is accurate and in sync with data sources. Work with Business Intelligence teams, Technology teams, and within Stores Finance department to create new processes, metrics, calculations, reports, and modelling capabilities that assist Stores partners in making business decisions, assessing performance or isolating errors.

Work with cross-functional leaders to provide strong business partnership and financial analysis to support key decisions in support of Target's long term growth strategy and innovation portfolio.  As Sr Systems Analyst, you'll take the lead as you…

1. Leads Systems Development Activities related to Reporting, Planning, and Forecasting Systems

a. Develops and activates against Stores Finance data accessibility and credibility strategy

b. Partners with Business Intelligence and Stores Finance teams to select and develop appropriate systems for Stores Finance teams to access data

c. Serves as primary Finance contact for Business Intelligence, Technology Financial System Development, and other support teams - relative to Stores data systems

d. Ensures Financial functionality requirements are met in ongoing development of systems

2. Maintains Stores and Supply Chain Systems

a. Trains Stores Finance teams on how to use reporting and retrieval functions in systems as well as interpreting how data should be used

b. Ensure accuracy of Actuals, Plan, and Forecast data in partnership with existing systems teams

c. Maintains documentation of accounting, organizational and technical changes to the system

3. Responsible for the Accessibility, Accuracy and Integrity of Payroll and Driver Information

a. Works with Business Intelligence and Stores teams and operations partners to prioritize and create new metrics and calculations to allow Stores Partners, Analysts, and Managers to more effectively run their businesses

b. Researches and resolves actual, plan, and forecast related questions from the Stores Partners, Analysts, and Managers dealing with systems and related calculations and reporting.

c. Ensures that forecasts and plans have been reported accurately.

Requirements

• Four Year College Degree or equivalent job experience

• 1 - 2 years of Technology and Problem solving experience

• Finance and Technology Background

• Initiative, self-starter

• Ability to work independently

• Ability to communicate directly and effectively - both written & oral

• Strong organizational skills

• Team player

• Proficiency with Access, SAP, SQL, SQL server, and SSAS cubes

• Experience with SAS, Essbase, Teradata, Tableau, Microstrategy, and other reporting tools

Desired Requirements

• Knowledge of other Target Operational areas (e.g. Stores)

• Understanding of Expense Management and related concepts

• Experience with R

• Proficiency with SharePoint and mainframe systems

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