Job Description / Skills Required
The primary responsibilities for this position will be to serve as system administrator for Groupon’s cloud-based financial planning solution (Anaplan), and to support the global finance organization’s use of this tool. In addition, this role will provide systems based assistance for Groupon’s cloud-based consolidations & financial reporting tool. This role will report to the Manager of Consolidations & Corporate Accounting and be based in Chicago, IL.
Work with global finance and accounting teams to best leverage the capabilities of Anaplan. This position will play a major role in designing and developing Anaplan’s infrastructure to meet the needs of the user base
Act as first point of contact for Anaplan system administrative support for global finance teams. Responsibilities will include environment management, performance optimization, upgrade testing, user provisioning & access, and meta data maintenance
Ensure that complete, accurate and timely financial information is transferred to and from Anaplan
Support the global finance teams through monthly forecast submission cycle
Provide regular updates on issues arising from end user experiences to management
Project enhancements on the Consolidations model, space reductions, test cases, and data validation
Collaborate with users to define and adopt component, architectural and operational standards
Bachelor Degree in Computer Science, Finance, Accounting or equivalent experience
2-5 years of experience supporting financial applications; Net Suite, SnapLogic, Blackline, Workiva. A mix of accounting and/or finance is a plus
Experience in design and implementation of cloud-based financial tools; preferably Anaplan, Adaptive Planning, Tidemark or similar
Advanced Microsoft Excel skills are a must
Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, ever-changing and growing environment.
Strong interpersonal skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to manage multiple simultaneous priorities and keep stakeholders informed on progress
Experience working with remote employees in different time zones (Asia, Europe, West Coast) is highly desirable
Groupon provides a global marketplace where people can buy just about anything, anywhere, anytime. We’re enabling real-time commerce across an expanding range of categories including local businesses, travel destinations, consumer products, and live or lively events. At the same time, we are providing advertising options and tools that merchants can use to grow and manage their businesses. Culturally, we believe that great people make great companies and that starting with the customer and working backward moves us forward. Community matters to us on an internal, local and global scale—it’s fundamental to our company’s growth and to the well-being of the world at large. We also value self-awareness, candor, lunch and WiFi. If we match with you, please apply to join us.