Senior Financial Analyst - Systems

    • Job Tracking ID: 512052-761958
    • Job Location: Plano, TX
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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About Ribbon (Nasdaq: RBBN)

We deliver global real-time communications software and network solutions to service providers, enterprises, and critical infrastructure sectors. We engage deeply with our customers, helping them modernize their networks for improved competitive positioning and business outcomes in today’s smart, always-on and data-hungry world. Our innovative, end-to-end solutions portfolio delivers unparalleled scale, performance, agility and automation and includes optical and packet networking, core to edge IP solutions, UCaaS/ CPaaS cloud offers, and leading-edge software security and analytics tools.

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Position Title: Senior Financial Analyst - Systems 

Location: Plano, TX 

Position Summary:

  • System administration and subject matter expertise
  • Support and maintain critical business systems that drive Finance operations and results.
  • Perform system administration of Business Intelligence systems including user security and maintenance.
  • Coordinate and maintain working relationships between Finance and Technology teams to resolve application and infrastructure issues.
  • Provide subject matter expertise on assigned systems or areas.
  • Technology expertise and process improvement
  • Act as technical expert supporting internal clients with developing and creating meaningful visualization within interactive dashboards.
  • Drive continuous process improvements through automation, system enhancements, data quality and consolidation of redundant processes.
  • Display the ability to create and streamline processes and reports related to projects assigned and respond to ad hoc requests.
  • Research, recommend and implement workflow efficiencies.
  • Proactively identify and resolve accounting and financial systems issues related to system implementations, integrations, or malfunctions.
  • Assist with defining, managing, and ensuring an adequate information trust model, controls for master data and metadata management, including reference data.
  • Ensure that the data used for financial reporting and to support business requirements is valid, reliable, traceable, timely, available, secure and consistent. Also, ensure that business reports derived from controlled data are consistent and representative of the true state of the business.
  • Develop new procedure documentation in support of new process, products or system enhancements.
  • Develop and perform test plans to validate system enhancements.
  • Provide post-implementation support for all approved deliverables.
  • Provide end-user systems support and training.
  • Participate and lead meetings to gather and document requirements or business challenges then work towards solutions.

Experience and Skills:

• Strong educational background: minimum BA/BS degree in Finance or Accounting.
• 7 - 10 years’ experience in business environment, including previous financial analyst experience.
• Excellent communications skills with the ability to tailor to different management levels.
• Knowledge of financial statements, including good understanding of basic GAAP principles.
• Hands-on experience with any Financial ERP system such as SAP, Oracle, or Workday
• Experience with Business Intelligence Tools such as Cognos Business Intelligence, Power BI, Tableau, Business Objects, Oracle Business Intelligence (OBIEE), is preferred
• Strong use of databases / technology skills to research and solve problems.
• Advanced Excel skills.
• Essbase or HFM knowledge a plus.
• Planful knowledge a plus.
• Hyperion Planning or BI tool set skills a plus.


Please Note:

'All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.'

US Citizens and all other parties authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply.