Manager Financial Reporting Systems
Staples - Framingham, MA

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At Staples we have 100’s of terabytes of data throughout our global company. Come help us unlock the information within this data. As part of the Finance organization, the Financial Systems team works closely with functional business users to identify and deliver reporting and analytics for faster and easier data analysis, enabling associates at every level to make more informed decisions. We are looking for creative problem-solvers who look for new solutions to daily challenges. For the right candidate, this role provides strong opportunities for career progression within Finance or IT.

Position Summary:
The Manager Financial Reporting Systems will have overall responsibility for delivering and support of tools built in the Oracle Hyperion tool suite. We are looking for individuals with the unique capability to bridge the gap between business and technology. The Manager Financial Reporting Systems will partner with Financial Planning & Analysis groups across the company to deliver tools to manage their activities. There is also a direct partnership with a team in IT that supports the infrastructure of the Hyperion tools. With a team of 4 developers and analysts, the Manager Financial Reporting Systems has responsibility for the Hyperion tools that support budgeting, forecasting, KPIs, Shadow P&Ls for business initiatives and then reporting for P&L actuals, balance sheet actuals, sales & margin, and private label for North Amercia.

This position will provide analysis and ad-hoc reporting tools to assist management with internal reporting needs. You will help to provide reporting analytics and support corporate accounting and FP&A by providing timely solutions. This position will also partner with business and technical resources to enhance the reporting and analysis environment. This position has interaction with executives in the Finance organization.

Primary Responsibilities:
Build and manage new corporate Budget and Forecast System including user support, maintenance and reporting

Provide standardized reporting and analytic solutions to be used across the organization

Develop understanding of business partner needs, and ensure that tools fit the business process

Coordinate with business and technical resources to support projects, including requirements, design, development, testing and training

Support Finance efficiency projects through the use of reporting tools

Ensure timely execution, support and maintenance of key Financial Systems in conjunction with key internal/external deadlines (e.g. monthly/quarterly financial close, year-end activities). This extends to the configuration and development of new reporting applications/tools

Support the continuous evolution of our business, including integration of acquisitions and impact to Financial Systems to ensure timeline and reporting requirements are met for both local and corporate needs

Assist in the training delivery and on-going support for application end-users from a functional perspective


Bachelors Degree

Minimum 5 years experience with Oracle Hyperion Tools (Essbase, FDQM, HFR).

Minimum 2 years of managing team of 2 or more

Minimum 2 years development in one of the Hyperion tools

Master’s Degree

Financial Statement familiarity and financial systems knowledge

Excellent planning, prioritization, problem solving and organization skills

Experience managing Software Development Lifecycle

Experience in delivering/supporting end user training

Ability to work across a large organization and disparate processes

Proficient in MS Access & Excel

Ability to work at different levels of detail and be able to concisely summarize complex issues

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Strong analytical and problem solving skills

Very comfortable with data, databases and SQL

Strong financial acumen

Ability to interact with the executive level

High level of technical aptitude to learn and apply new technologies










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Staples is an Equal Opportunity Employer who values the diversity of our people, products, and services.

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