• Financial Systems Analyst

    Job Locations US-TX-Corp - Westlake
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Mission

    FINANCIAL SYSTEMS ANALYST

     

     

    Who We Are

    Founded and continuously led by inventor and entrepreneur Tony Aquila, Solera is a global leader in digital technologies that connect and secure life's most important assets: our cars, homes and identities. Since its inception in 2005 as a garage-based startup, Solera has grown aggressively with over 50 acquisitions across its platforms. The company's current product solutions include Audatex, Autodata, AutoPoint, CAP/HPI, Colimbra, Digidentity, Enservio, Explore Data, Hollander, Identifix, Inpart, LYNX and TitleTec, as well as the company's flagship Digital Garage application. Today, Solera processes over 300 million transactions annually for approximately 235,000 partners and customers in over 80 countries. Unified by a strong culture that values uncommon entrepreneurial thinking and continuous "do-it-different" innovation, Solera's global workforce of 6,700+ associates come from diverse forward-thinking industries that include automotive technology, artificial intelligence, software development, data sciences, cybersecurity, cognitive design, and digital identity protection. For more information, please visit solera.com.

     

    The Solera Way

    Solera’s uncommon culture is based on three simple principles: Think 80/20 (Focus), Act 30/30 (Efficiency), and Live 90/10 (Accountability).  We define our mindset using Our 3H’s: Humility, a Hunger to succeed, and a desire to Hunt for opportunities to win. We train our volunteers to engage with each other modulating between their intellect (IQ) and emotional intelligence (EQ) using our 3Fs: Facts, Finesse, and Force. Solera has become a global technology leader that is constantly growing in the double digits.  The principles, drills, and values associated with the Solera Way have been fundamental to Solera’s success and our ability to grow, continuously change, and innovate.

     

    Are You Uncommon?

     

    We’re on the hunt for an experienced Financial Systems Analyst who ranks in the top quartile among their peers. Someone who has a highly competitive and entrepreneurial mindset that is wired with a team-first attitude, has no problem rolling up their sleeves to execute their missions, and can modulate between leading and following as needed.   

    Our expectations are high. That’s why we are always looking to hire the brightest and the best! What makes this role exciting? We are currently seeking a financial system professional with a background in enterprise planning & forecasting systems, to join the Global Financial Systems team. In support of Mission 2020 and the promotion of shareholder value, this individual will strive to achieve administrative excellence by ensuring financial systems deliver data to both internal and external users timely & accurately, while also, ensuring related internal IT controls are designed and operating effectively.

    Position 80s

    What You’ll Be Doing

     

    At Solera, we believe in providing clarity and focus to what our volunteers are responsible for – their mission. The 80’s, as we call them at Solera, are the employee’s priorities associated with their role or mission. The mission 80’s for this role, are:

    • Work with Internal customers from the finance & accounting functions to define reporting requirements and design solutions (reports, dashboards, scorecards, KPI’s) to meet those requirements using the TM1 enterprise platform.
    • Work with internal customers to develop KPI’s, metrics, dashboards and scorecards to help improve the overall performance of the business.
    • Build new planning and analysis models (data cubes) based on the requirements of the Solera businesses and Corporate functions.
    • Maintain and support existing reporting, planning & budgeting models in the TM1 platform.
    • Identify opportunities to improve the overall efficiency and effectiveness of the planning & forecasting process using the TM1 platform.

    Core Mission 20’s

    • Proactively identify opportunities to improve the quality of forecast & budget data.
    • Support the ongoing maintenance & administration (access control, change control) of the COGNOS and TM1 environments.
    • Provide end user support & training to COGNOS & TM1 users.
    • Ensure compliance with all Enterprise IT General Controls.

    Qualifications

    Are You Qualified?

    • BS degree in Information Systems or equivalent preferred.
    • Ability to be detail oriented. Strong interest in technical US GAAP, including a solid foundation in accounting analysis and ability to read and understand US GAAP guidance.
    • Strong initiative and desire to work in a team-oriented environment. Must be a self-starter with excellent time and project management skills. Excellent organizational and follow-through skills.
    • Highly motivated and organized.
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities, and verbal and written communication skills.
    • Ability to identify areas of risk and inefficiency, and determine process improvement opportunities to address such risk and inefficiency.
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to establish and maintain collaborative work relationships at all levels within the Company.
    • Prior experience using the IBM COGNOS Controller consolidation platform.
    • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience using COGNOS TM1 enterprise planning software to build financial models, dashboards & scorecards.
    • Minimum 2-3 years’ experience in AGILE project management and software implementation
    • Minimum 2 years’ experience in providing 1st and 2nd level end user support.
    • Minimum of 5-10 years’ experience as a financial systems analyst within a global organization.
    • Prior experience with the implementation and deployment of enterprise forecasting and planning solutions.
    • Intermediate MS Excel and PowerPoint skills are required.
    • Ability to sit for multiple hours at a time and to work multiple hours a day at a computer keyboard.
    • Must be flexible to work extended/flexible hours, including weekends, holidays, evenings, etc.
    • All other related and/or additional responsibilities that may be required or assigned.
    • Ability to remain alert and focused during the work day.

     

    Our Space

     

    We believe that offices should be destinations where people want to be… places where people want to work, play and, collaborate. That is why we spend a lot of time on enhancing our workspaces. Solera’s work environments are intersections of the old and the new… of the past, present, and future. They are spaces designed to stimulate creative thinking, innovation, and cross-functional collaboration.

     

    We also embrace wellness. Whether it is our onsite or offsite workout centers, nutritional meals and beverages, or endless snacks for focus and energy.  This wellness plan is our commitment to healthy living, which spans across our office environments. 

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