HCM, Anaplan Architect/Master Anaplanner

Location(s) US-NY-New York | US-TX-Dallas
Job ID
2021-75728
Schedule Type
Full Time
Level
Associate
Function(s)
General
Region
Americas
Division
Human Capital Management
Business Unit
People Accounting
Employment Type
Employee

MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

HUMAN CAPITAL MANAGEMENT

 

Our division recruits, develops and rewards the people of Goldman Sachs.  Our teams advise, design and implement strategies, processes and technologies that help our people advance professionally, drive productivity and help the firm and our clients achieve superior results.  We look for individuals with strong problem solving and analytical skills, innovative thinking and intellectual curiosity who want to make an impact on the success of the firm’s most valuable asset, our people.

 

The People Accounting Business Intelligence Center of Excellence (BI COE) supports the HCM division with advanced headcount and compensation analytics and is responsible for designing, implementing and supporting critical business solutions and processes. Team members possess strong technical skills and have the ability to translate functional business requirements into BI solutions, including the Anaplan platform.

 

The HCM Anaplan Architect (Master Anaplanner) will provide architectural guidance and establish best practices for Anaplan across initiatives within HCM. The ideal candidate will also mentor other Anaplan model builders apart from have a deep understanding of Anaplan platform. The candidate will also have a good understanding of the end-to-end Financial Planning & Budgeting Process, including forecasting, headcount planning, spend management and leverage this knowledge to design and deliver the necessary solutions.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

The HCM Anaplan Architect (Master Anaplanner) will provide architectural guidance and establish best practices for Anaplan across initiatives within HCM. The ideal candidate will also mentor other Anaplan model builders apart from have a deep understanding of Anaplan platform. The candidate will also have a good understanding of the end-to-end Financial Planning & Budgeting Process, including forecasting, headcount planning, spend management and leverage this knowledge to design and deliver the necessary solutions.

 

Key Responsibilities:

 

  • Responsible for establishing governance across the Anaplan platform within HCM
  • Define standards and best practices in Anaplan.
  • Provide technical direction to all model builders in implementation of various Anaplan projects
  • Provide direction and leadership in promoting and implementing best-practice solutions in Anaplan (business processes and application functionality)
  • Review statistics, validate or challenge the way things have always been done and identify areas for process and/or support tool improvements and efficiencies
  • Leverage business process knowledge and expertise in Anaplan area to drive business process improvements
  • Work with business analysts and Architects to convert business problems

 

Skills and Experience we’re looking for:

 

Qualifications

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree with minimum 3+ years of relevant Anaplan experience and minimum 5+ years of Business Intelligence experience
  • Certified in Anaplan. Master Anaplanner is preferred
  • Experience with Alteryx, Tableau, Power BI and other BI tools is preferred
  • Experience with Financial Planning and Modeling is preferred

 

Communications

  • Able to translate technical data capabilities to an operational and financial audience
  • Demonstrate interpersonal skills and an ability to maintain relationships with stakeholders
  • Articulate issues clearly and communicate effectively with all levels of the organization
  • Listen well and be receptive to others' ideas and suggestions, encouraging open and collaborative dialogue among team members

Risk Management

  • Articulate operational and risk impacts related to a specific task or procedure
  • Implement controls to proactively manage risks in this domain (e.g. entitlement; data proliferation control etc.)

Client Focus

  • Identify client needs and appropriately work to understand the foundations of great client experience, while leveraging available internal tools to provide the best service possible
  • Establish, cultivate and leverage relationships to identify and execute on process enhancements

ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS

ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS

At Goldman Sachs, we commit our people, capital and ideas to help our clients, shareholders and the communities we serve to grow. Founded in 1869, we are a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm. Headquartered in New York, we maintain offices around the world.

We believe who you are makes you better at what you do. We're committed to fostering and advancing diversity and inclusion in our own workplace and beyond by ensuring every individual within our firm has a number of opportunities to grow professionally and personally, from our training and development opportunities and firmwide networks to benefits, wellness and personal finance offerings and mindfulness programs. Learn more about our culture, benefits, and people at GS.com/careers.

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