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Finance Systems Configuration Specialist - Planning

  • Application Deadline: May 7, 2019
  • Oslo

We are looking for an EPM Configuration Specialist to our Finance Systems & Processes departement. This department is responsible for the operation and development of group finance systems and related processes. Furthermore the department is responsible for developing and implementing the overall finance automation Strategy in Schibsted as part of transforming Schibsted Finance into a lean and tech driven finance function.

In this role you will be an integral part of our new EPM Center of Excellence and work closely with our Finance Systems Manager EPM as well as other business and tech personnel.

Anaplan is a key component of Schibsted's move to Dynamic Planning. With Anaplan we aim to provide the business with a driver based tool that will increase speed and quality of relevant management information to aid strategic decisions. At the same time, we will ensure that Group receives relevant aggregated data.

The position will be based in Oslo, but will require some travel. The position will report to the Head of Finance Systems and Processes.

The job is challenging and fun and you will learn about many different parts of Schibsted.

Your main responsibilities will be:

  • Be the planning configuration specialist in our EPM Center of Excellence
  • Help business process architect with user requirements gathering, workshops, lead design sessions and prepare functional/technical design documentation
  • Build models for dynamic planning/rolling forecast
  • Recommend ways to enhance and accelerate the target and dynamic forecasting processes
  • Perform Unit and system tests and coordinate user acceptance tests with finance systems manager, super users and subject matter experts
  • Assist with data conversion and interfacing activities, including user support to load and reconcile data
  • Proactively learn about our other EPM applications to streamline how they coexist and work together
  • Train superusers

Skills and expertise:

  • Relevant higher education
  • 3 - 5 years of design, development, configuration and implementation experience with Enterprise performance management solutions
  • 1 - 3 years of modeling experience and implementing end-to-end solutions in Anaplan or similar applications
  • Deep understanding of financial dynamic planning process
  • Shown data integration experience required for planning model building
  • Ability to translate current spreadsheet models to effective, efficient, and scalable multi-dimensional planning models
  • Ability to configure and maintain lists, modules, dashboards, actions, and other model settings in Anaplan or similar applications
  • Expert skills of Excel spreadsheet modeling, macros, pivot tables, formulas, charts, etc.
  • Good understanding on testing and optimization technique for planning models
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills
  • Exhibit strong analytical skills, problem solving and debugging skills
  • Anaplan trained and certified professional preferred

Work with great people

Rosanna Hackå
Accountant, Schibsted Media
"Schibsted Swedens accounting department is a fun and developing workplace"
Michel Dahlberg Traore
Project Manager Internationalization, Lendo
"At Schibsted you get to work with high achieving and talented people who at the same time don’t take themselves too seriously."
Christian Horn Hanssen
Investment Manager, Schibsted Growth
"Working with talented people from all backgrounds, seeking the ideas of tomorrow. What's not to like?"
Claudia Gergi
Teamleader Accounts Payable and Receivable
"There is no limit to your imagination. All ideas are welcomed"
Hans Norberg
Head of business control, Schibsted Media
"To every day get to work with some of Swedens biggest services is very motivating"
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About the company

Schibsted Media Group is an international media group with 7000 employees in 30 countries. From Mexico to Malaysia, from Brazil to Norway – millions of people interact with Schibsted companies every day.

We ensure that new and old sofas can be sold. News reports are read and watched when, where and how consumers want. Weather reports are checked with quick online services. Carpenters are found through a couple of clicks. Prices are compared and the latest fashion is browsed. These examples are just some of the ways our services empower people in their daily lives. All around the world.

Our philosophy is built on keeping an open mind, challenging ourselves and the status quo. The goal is to shape the future of our industry. To achieve this we recruit attitude. If you are driven, ambitious, not afraid of challenges and thrive on finding new solutions, we want to hear from you.

1839Christian Michael Schibsted founded Schibsted Forlag

1860Christiania Adresseblad was founded - Later changed named to Aftenposten

1966Schibsted acquired VG

1996Schibsted aquired Aftonbladet

1998Schibsted aquired SvD

2001Finn.no and Schibsted Growth is Established

2003Schibsted aquired Blocket

2011Schibsted Product & Tech Polska is established

2015Schibsted Media passes 1 million paying subscribers

2017Schibsted becomes organised in two divisions, Media & Marketplaces

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