Technical Lead – Planning and Forecasting Applications
Information Technology (IT) - Los Angeles, CA

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Design, develop and support financial modeling and forecasting applications in environments supporting multi-dimensional database structure: Essbase.
Create and maintain project budgets and estimates.
As part of a team, provide 24x7 support to user groups across multiple time zones.
Recommend innovative approaches to solve complex business problems.
Recommend and implement risk mitigation strategies.
Lead projects from the technical aspect. Proactively communicate status and propose resolutions ensuring that project deadlines are met.
Provide leadership and coaching to technical staff. Motivate and support team members.
Evaluate the best tools for delivering information and keep abreast of the latest technology in the field.
Interact and coordinate with other Information Technology Services areas including Customer Services and Network Technology operations teams.
Use industry standard methodologies to optimize data storage, computation and delivery
Special Projects, as required.

Qualifications/Requirements
Basic Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree or relevant experience. Project Management experience. (Certified PMP preferred).
Business Analyst experience. Ability to effectively interact with Business Users and IT groups
Strong technical skills in the following technologies:
oSQL Server (ability to write basic/medium queries)
oAdvanced MS Office (including MS Project)
oVB and VBA (ability to read and debug code)
Extensive experience supporting Financial Applications with solid understanding of financial reporting cycles and audit controls (business critical and SOX).
Experience with IT Change Control Processes and Requirement Management tools.
Experience working with off-shore IT resources.
Minimum 4-5 years Information Technology experience with proven background in structured analysis, functional design, development, implementation and support of complex business information systems.
Expertise developing and supporting financial modeling and forecasting applications.

Desired Characteristics
Experience successfully managing a large, multi-phased and multiple component project.
Oracle Hyperion Essbase (Certified preferred)
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Demonstrated strong initiative, facilitation and project documentation skills.
Entertainment industry experience.
Work in a fast paced environment where deadlines are essential and maintain good communication with the team.

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