Hyperion Planning Administrator
Jones Lang LaSalle - Chicago, IL

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About Jones Lang LaSalle

Jones Lang LaSalle (NYSE: JLL) is a financial and professional services firm specializing in real estate. The firm offers integrated services delivered by expert teams worldwide to clients seeking increased value by owning, occupying or investing in real estate. With 2011 global revenue of $3.6 billion, Jones Lang LaSalle serves clients in 70 countries from more than 1,000 locations worldwide, including 200 corporate offices. The firm is an industry leader in property and corporate facility management services, with a portfolio of approximately 2.1 billion square feet worldwide. LaSalle Investment Management, the company’s investment management business, is one of the world’s largest and most diverse in real estate with $47.7 billion of assets under management.

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We are currently seeking a Hyperion Planning Administrator to join our Global Finance team in Chicago, IL.

The Hyperion Planning Administrator role at Jones Lang LaSalle, Inc. is demanding, highly dynamic, and a technically challenging position. This position will function in a multi-faceted Global role that offers the opportunity for career growth, intellectual stimulation and creative problem solving. The individual in this position will play a key role in the implementation and support of financial systems at Jones Lang LaSalle with the initial emphasis on Hyperion Planning. Tasks for this role include, but are not limited to: Project Management, Systems Implementation and Development, Prototype testing and rollout, Training and Support. At the current time we are rolling out Hyperion Planning worldwide and this individual will play a key role in the design and build of the initial product as well as enhancements once we are live. Other accounting systems this position will have interaction with include Peoplesoft, Hyperion Enterprise, and Cognos. Responsibilities for this position will include the following:

• Translate strategic business needs into practical architecture and budgeting / reporting
• Define systems strategy; develop systems requirements; design, prototype, implement and launch solutions
• Prepare cost/benefit analyses to support project objectives
• Prepare Project timeline/task lists based on design and required resources.
• Develop test scripts and end user documentation to ensure complete testing of developed product for user sign off
• Optimize Essbase and Planning applications
• Maintain metadata and security in multiple applications, globally
• Maintain application business rules for multiple applications
• Assist in the development of training and procedural documentation
• Provide end-user support


• Ability to troubleshoot application performance issues and provide resolutions
• Self-starter with the ability to take concepts and develop detailed execution plans
• Takes initiative to continuously expand knowledge base and suggest ways to improve business and technical processes
• Effective communication and project management skills; comfortable working with people from various levels of management from business and technology teams
• Thorough, self-directed, self-motivated, positive, and energetic
• Ability to travel without restrictions
• Experience using SQL
• Experience with Hyperion Planning and Hyperion Essbase, including SmartView and Hyperion Financial Reporting Studio a must
• Experience with PeopleSoft Financials: General Ledger module, as well as Query and nVision tools
• Experience with Hyperion Enterprise, including Hyperion Retrieve, Reporting and Hyperion Analyst tools


• Hyperion Planning
• Hyperion Financial Reporting Studio
• Hyperion SmartView
• Hyperion Essbase
• Microsoft Office
• Familiarity with PeopleSoft Financials (General Ledger module) a plus
• Familiarity with PeopleSoft nVision a plus
• Familiarity with PeopleSoft Query a plus

Education / Experience

• Bachelor of Science Accounting or Computer Science, or equivalent knowledge/experience
• Experience working with multi-currency accounting software
• Hyperion Planning experience is required
• Hands-on experience with Hyperion Planning implementation projects required
• Experience with Essbase version 7x or higher, Essbase Excel add-in, SmartView, and other Hyperion Reporting tools is required


• Possess creative problem solving skills
• Good Communication skills
• Team Player
• Strong Analytical and Data mindset
• “Global” Outlook
• Cultural Sensitivity
• Good work ethic and positive attitude
• Ability to work effectively with, and support the needs of, project team members and the customer support department

Equal Employment Opportunity

Jones Lang LaSalle is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Jones Lang LaSalle is an equal opportunity employer and committed to developing and maintaining a diverse workforce. Jones Lang LaSalle strongly believes in equal opportunity for all, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, pregnancy, family responsibility (e.g. child care, elder care), national origin or ancestry, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status, veteran’s status, genetic information, or status as a qualified individual with a disability, protected leave status or any other protected characteristic in accordance with applicable law. The company also endeavors to make reasonable accommodations for known physical or mental limitations of otherwise qualified employees and applicants with disabilities unless the accommodations would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. Equal employment opportunity will be extended to all individuals in all aspects of the employment relationship, including recruitment, hiring, promotion, transfer, training, discipline, layoff, recall and termination.

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Jones Lang LaSalle provides real estate without borders. The company's services include commercial real estate brokerage, management,...