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Astral Solutions Group: Current Career Opportunities

Job title: – Hyperion Planning / Essbase Consultant
Job location: – Toronto, Canada
Job type: – FTE
Positions: 2

Skills

  • Hands on development and configuration of Hyperion Planning and Essbase (ASO and BSO) applications version 11x
  • Configure HP/Essbase application components, including optimal dimension configuration, business rule / calc script customization, web forms / task list definition, Hyperion Financial Reporting Studio reports, Smart View templates, and in line with business, functional and performance requirements
  • Advise on technical designs and development best practices as the lead for the application and reporting components of the project.
  • Employ financial planning and analysis (FP&A) and management reporting knowledge and past experiences to architect and develop optimal planning solutions incorporating leading practices in areas that include: business and finance strategy, target setting, profit & loss, balance sheet, and cash flow forecasting, key performance metrics, driver-based planning, and rolling forecast
  • Recommend ways to enhance financial analytic reporting for the end user
  • Assist with data conversion and interfacing activities, including user support to load and reconcile data
  • Prepare key deliverables such as requirement documents, design documents, development inventory, test documentation, training materials and administration/procedural guides

Experience

  • Minimum of 3 Hyperion EPM Implementation Project Lifecycles
  • Experience working with Oracle Hyperion EPM 11.1.2.2 or later
  • Minimum 3 years experience in financial modeling and analytic reporting utilizing multi-dimensionality
  • Minimum 3 years experience designing and/or developing Hyperion Planning
  • Experience with Essbase and/or FDM and/or HFM and/or DRM applications is a plus
  • Minimum 3 years experience designing and/or development financial reports, including statutory and/or management financial reports; experience with
  • Hyperion reporting tools (Hyperion Financial Reporting, Hyperion Smart View) Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work well in a team environment
  • Demonstrated ability to support teams in both functional and technical capacities
  • Proven ability in delivering complex and time-sensitive projects
  • Project delivery experience employing Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC)
  • Implementation experience with multiple Oracle Hyperion EPM (version 11) technology solutions (Financial Data Quality Management Enterprise
  • Edition, Hyperion Essbase, Hyperion Planning, ODI)
  • Development experience and knowledge of Hyperion Business Rules and Essbase Calculation scripts utilizing Calculation Manage

Job title: HFM/FDM Consultant
Job location: Toronto, Canada
Job type: FTE
Positions: 2

Skills

  • Hyperion Financial Management
  • Financial Data Quality Management (FDM)
  • Financial Reporting (FR)
  • Client interaction
  • Smartview
  • Project Management

Experience

  • Experience in Hyperion Solutions and client implementations of Hyperion Enterprise.
  • Ability to understand and bridge the gap between business requirements and technical specifications and provide valuable and innovative solutions for technology and business groups.
  • Should have development experience on Hyperion Financial Management, Hyperion Financial data quality management (FDM), Financial Reporting Studio (FR).
  • Installation and configuration of Hyperion Suite specifically HFM and FDQM on Windows
  • Experience in different ETL tools such as FDQM and ODI Managing and designing FDM and HFM & Essbase Automation
  • Experience in changes in application settings, entity settings, account settings, scenario settings and complex FDM mappings Implementing designing and administrating of applications security using Hyperion security
  • Experience on Smart view integration with HFM a designing report in Financial Reporting
  • Monitor application performance, availability, and utilization
  • Manage Hyperion Services for uptime, manages outages Migrations between environments (Dev, Test, and Production)
  • Should have been part of a minimum of 1 or 2 end to end implementations of Hyperion Financial Management Experience in the chart of account mapping, metadata, and hierarchy design, business rules, member list creation, managing month end process, data reconciliation
  • HFM workflow process, import, and export of data and artifacts
  • Must have a good knowledge of Intercompany accounting, currency translations, financial statement presentations, and reporting standards ( IFRS / GAAP)
  • Experience in Financial Consolidations, Reporting, Budgeting, and Operational Analysis.

Job Title: Senior OBIEE Developer
Job Location: Canada and US
Travel Requirement: 25 – 80%
Job Type: Full Time
Compensation Package: Competitive

Job Description
AstralTech is seeking seasoned professionals to join our growing team. AstralTech is a team of talented consultants with unique expertise in Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) and Business Intelligence (BI). A combination of both EPM and BI implementations at AstralTech provides consultants with a unique opportunity to develop and demonstrate strong business knowledge combined with technical capabilities. AstralTech is looking for highly motivated professionals to join our BI practice.

Senior OBIEE Developer

  • Gathering requirements, design, build and consulting of a Business Intelligence (BI) solutions through Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition (OBIEE) and Oracle BI solutions.
  • Consulting clients on business needs, interpreting these business needs and translating them into reporting requirements, and successfully delivering required solutions to the clients.
  • Technical duties: quality software code creation, code compiling and testing, version control, and release management duties.
  • Work independently through BI application deployments on ETL processing and workflow.
  • Support the manager in developing project timelines and documentation.
  • Mentor junior developers and analysts.

Required Attributes

  • 3-5 years of programming experience Business Intelligence.
  • Expertise in database concepts, systems architecture, and data structures.
  • Experience in end to end implementation of at least 2 BI application in version 10 and above. Must have specific implementation successes with Oracle’s
  • Packaged BI applications on multiple projects.
  • Proficient in SQL and expertise in Relational Database Management Systems (RDBMS) and Microsoft Excel.
  • Experience in using structured methodologies for gathering business requirements, business processes, data conversions, and system interfaces.
  • Expertise in Informatica and DAC, ability to create, update and manage mappings and workflows
  • Good to have experience in financials of HR BI applications.
  • Proven ability to build, manage and foster a team-oriented environment.
  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment. Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skill.
  • Demonstrated strong leadership and management skills.
  • Self-motivated, ambitious and looking to be a part of an energetic growing team.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Bachelors or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Business Administration or related field or equivalent experience.
  • Must be authorized to work in Canada.

Job Title: EPM Manager
Job Location: Canada and US
Travel Requirement: 25 – 80%
Job Type: Full Time
Compensation Package: Competitive

Job Description
AstralTech is seeking seasoned professionals to join our growing team. AstralTech is a team of talented consultants with unique expertise in Enterprise Performance Management (EPM). EPM implementations at AstralTech provide consultants with a unique opportunity to develop and demonstrate business knowledge combined with technical capabilities.

Responsibilities

  • Gathering requirements, design, build and consulting of a Financial Planning, Budgeting, and Consolidation Solution through EPM Suite of products.
  • Managing and coordinating projects from the planning, implementation and sign-off stages.
  • Defining the project scope, priorities, and deadlines for deliverables. Manage various project stakeholders such as business analyst, developers, quality analysts, and clients.
  • Managing and monitoring budgets, timelines, and actual expenses.
  • Developing change management strategies and implementing them to overcome resistance to change.
  • Promote best practices and IT standards while managing projects among the teams.
  • Prepare and manage the quality management plans and testing plans.
  • Attain sign-off from stakeholders on key deliverables.
  • Managing project closeout and lessons learned.
  • Support business development initiatives and help to develop consulting services opportunities.

Required Attributes

  • 8- 10 years of experience in designing, developing and implementing Financial Planning, Budgeting, Reporting and Consolidation Solutions using EPM Suite of products.
  • Five years Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) project management experience leading and delivering full life cycle implementation projects related to EPM suite of products.
  • Experience in and knowledge of current project management tools and techniques.
  • Strong understanding of developing the project scope, charter, work breakdown structures and strong ability to negotiate with clients with respect to project scope, deliverables, resources, budget and timelines.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Proven ability to build, manage and foster a team-oriented environment.
  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem‐solving environment.
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated strong leadership and management skills.
  • Self-motivated, ambitious and looking to be a part of an energetic growing team.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
  • PMP Certified (or in-process).
  • Hyperion Certified Consultant.
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Business Administration or related field or equivalent experience.

Job Title: Senior EPM Solutions Architect
Job Location: Canada and US
Travel Requirement: 25 – 80%
Job Type: Full Time
Compensation Package: Competitive

Job Description
AstralTech is seeking seasoned professionals to join our growing team. AstralTech is a team of talented consultants with unique expertise in Enterprise Performance Management (EPM). EPM implementations at AstralTech provide consultants with a unique opportunity to develop and demonstrate strong business knowledge combined with technical capabilities.

Responsibilities
The Oracle EPM Architect is responsible for leading implementations of the EPM application for AstralTech clients. As an Architect, you will lead a team of both functional and technical consultants responsible for infrastructure, customization, and integration of Hyperion applications; as well as functional consultants who possess a deep understanding of corporate accounting concepts including financial reporting, budgeting and planning, allocations, and consolidations.

Required Attributes

  • 8-10 years of experience in designing, developing and implementing Financial Planning, Budgeting, Allocation, and Consolidations Solutions using Hyperion Planning, Hyperion Essbase, Hyperion Financial Management, Hyperion Financial Reporting and Smart View.
  • Must have experience in delivering at least 5 full Hyperion implementation lifecycles. Expertise in tasks such as installation, troubleshooting, migration, maintenance, performance tuning and administration of Oracle EPM/Hyperion for enterprise clients.
  • Deep technical knowledge and experience with Hyperion Essbase, Planning, Hyperion Financial Management, Financial Reporting, FDM, EAL, and HSF. Proficient with Essbase Administration Services (EAS) and Enterprise Performance Management Architect (EPMA).
  • Demonstrated ability to architect, design and build metadata and to create data forms and business rules.
  • Strong expertise in developing outlines, load rules, web forms, partitions, calculation scripts, and security.
  • Expertise Block Storage (BSO) and Aggregate Storage (ASO) and strong knowledge about concepts such as dense/sparse dimensionality.
  • Strong knowledge and hands-on experience to perform automation, optimization and performance tuning of all Hyperion applications data/metadata processing, upgrading, testing and migrating of cubes in different environments.
  • High level of proficiency in migrating EPM artifacts such as metadata, data, security, rules etc across multiple environments and different versions of EPM, using LCM, export, copy, scripts and other tools.
  • Experience in performing Hyperion administrative tasks such as application configuration, installing patches, upgrading versions, backups, recovery, and automation using Hyperion- Shared Services, Lifecycle Management, EPMA, Workspace, and EAS.
  • Experience in implementing automation using ESSCMD, MaxL scripts, and Unix or Batch Scripting.
  • Demonstrated ability to design and implement security through Hyperion Shared Services.
  • Ability to configure Microsoft Active Directory/LDAP authentication for Hyperion.
  • Demonstrated strong ability to optimize applications and Essbase databases to improve the performance of the system.
  • Must have strong knowledge of System 9 and System 11.
  • Solid understanding of Linux and Microsoft Windows Server operating system.
  • Proven ability to build, manage and foster a team-oriented environment.
  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem‐solving environment.
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skill.
  • Demonstrated strong leadership and management skills.
  • Self-motivated, ambitious and looking to be a part of an energetic growing team.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Hyperion Certified Consultant
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Business Administration or related field or equivalent experience.
  • Must be authorized to work in Canada.

Job Title: Inside Sales Rep
Job Location: Canada and US
Travel Requirement: 25 – 80%
Job Type: Full Time
Compensation Package: Competitive

Job Description
AstralTech is seeking seasoned professionals to join our growing team. The major responsibility of the candidate will be business development that includes leading sales efforts, and closing business for AstralTech. Candidate will work closely with the Sales Manager, EPM Managers, and Architects. Territory will include all of North America.

Responsibilities

  • Support the Sales Manager develop and execute a comprehensive strategic marketing and sales plan to accelerate overall sales growth within assigned territory.
  • Work with the senior management team to drive marketing strategies.
  • Prospect new and existing accounts to generate a pipeline of EPM and BI Support and/or EPM platform hosting opportunities within the assigned region.
  • Develop marketing collaterals and actively use social media marketing and collaboration tools.
  • Develop content for the blog.
  • Position AstralTech appropriately and effectively with clients that have an existing Oracle or Hyperion footprint.
  • Develop reference accounts that will share their success stories with AstralTech to prospective clients.
  • Constantly keep learning the latest trends in the EPM industry.
  • Deliver presentations to executives and business users.

Required Attributes

  • Sales experience of 3-5 years, focusing on building and fostering relationships with clients ranging from small and midsize to Fortune 500 in the assigned territory.
  • The proper understanding of the sales process, product, and service value propositions.
  • Proven track record of developing and implementing successful marketing programs, driving sales growth and managing sales cycles.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with C-level executives and line of business representatives.
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skill.
  • Demonstrated strong leadership and negotiations skills.
  • Self-motivated, ambitious and looking to be a part of an energetic growing team.
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment and manage change.
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Marketing, Business Administration or related field or equivalent experience.
  • Must be authorized to work in Canada.

Job Title: Sales Manager
Job Location: Canada and US
Travel Requirement: 25 – 80%
Job Type: Full Time
Compensation Package: Competitive

Job Description
AstralTech is seeking seasoned professionals to join our growing team. The major responsibility of the candidate will be business development which includes leading sales efforts, and closing business for AstralTech. Candidate will work closely with other EPM Managers and Architects. Territory will include all of North America.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and execute a comprehensive strategic marketing and sales plan to accelerate overall sales growth within assigned territory.
  • Monitor business metrics with respect to revenues, market share, and product portfolio. Work with the senior management team to drive appropriate directional changes.
  • Prospect new and existing accounts to generate a pipeline of EPM and BI Support and/or EPM platform hosting opportunities within the assigned region.
  • Build a marketing and sales team to support company growth.
  • Develop marketing collaterals and actively use social media marketing and collaboration tools.
  • Position AstralTech appropriately and effectively with clients that have an existing Oracle or Hyperion footprint.
  • Develop reference accounts that will share their success stories with AstralTech to prospective clients.
  • Constantly keep learning the latest trends in the EPM industry.
  • Deliver presentations to audiences ranging from executives to business users.

Required Attributes

  • Sales experience of 5 – 8 years, focusing on building and fostering relationships with clients ranging from small and midsize to Fortune 500 in the assigned territory.
  • Proven track record of developing and implementing successful marketing programs, driving sales growth.
  • Proven track record of developing new businesses and managing complex sales cycles, from generating leads to closing deals.
  • Proper understanding of the sales process, product, and service value propositions.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with C-level executives and line of business representatives.
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skill.
  • Demonstrated strong leadership and negotiations skills.
  • Self-motivated, ambitious and looking to be a part of an energetic growing team.
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment and manage change.
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Marketing, Business Administration or related field or equivalent experience.
  • Must be authorized to work in Canada.

Job Title: Senior DRM Developer
Job Location: Canada and US
Travel Requirement: 25 – 80%
Job Type: Full Time
Compensation Package: Competitive

Job Description
AstralTech is seeking seasoned professionals to join our growing team. AstralTech is the team of talented consultants with unique expertise in Enterprise Performance Management (EPM). EPM implementations at AstralTech provide consultants with a unique opportunity to develop and demonstrate strong business knowledge combined with technical capabilities.

Responsibilities

  • Involved in all phases of a project, including requirements gathering and documentation, technology evaluation, solution design and implementation, testing and validation, and user training and acceptance.
  • Communicate with project stakeholders and clients, both gathering and disseminating information
  • Consulting clients on business needs, interpreting these business needs and translating them into reporting requirements, and successfully delivering required solutions to the clients.
  • Support the manager in developing project timelines and documentation.
  • Mentor junior developers and analysts.

Required Attributes

  • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience of Master Data analysis, design, implementation, and support of master data management applications and familiarity with EPM/BI applications.
  • Experience in using structured methodologies for gathering business requirements, business processes, data conversions, and system interfaces.
  • Experience in end to end implementation of at least 2 MDM/DRM and EPM solutions.
  • Expertise in Relational Database Management Systems (RDBMS) and Microsoft Excel.
  • Ability to write and lead Statement of Work (SOW).
  • Proven ability to build, manage and foster a team-oriented environment.
  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem‐solving environment.
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skill.
  • Demonstrated strong leadership and management skills.
  • Self-motivated, ambitious and looking to be a part of an energetic growing team.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Business Administration or related field or equivalent experience.
  • Must be authorized to work in Canada.


About Astral Solutions Group

Astral Solutions Group provides Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) advisory, consulting, training and Support Services. We specialize in delivering performance management solutions for Finacial Close and Consolidations, Planning budgeting and forecasting, Profitability and cost reporting. We are experienced in addressing the requirements of an organization from project inception through the successful delivery and adoption of the completed solution. We devoted to excellence and concentrates on enabling our customers to reach individual and organizational potential. Our team is well trained in technology, business, finance, communications, and customer service. We deliver the right solution at the right time for the right purpose. Astral Solutions Group provides services to all major industries. Our customers include Manufacturing, Construction, REIT, Services, Retail, pharmaceuticals and Health Care industries. Astral Solutions Group Team is made up of seasoned EPM certified professionals who have years of experience working on Hyperion EPM and BI applications and system configurations.

Astral Solutions Group is based in Mississauga, Ontario Canada and we provide Services across North America.

Please send your resume to info@astralsg.com