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  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • East Aurora


Sr. Manager, HFM Financial Reporting – Mattel Global Shared Services
The Shared Services Organization is on a transformation journey – set out to improve its operations by adopting best practices, and developing a culture of continuous improvement. Our transformation roadmap is enabled by the implementation of leading technologies such as Blackline, Automation Anywhere, HFM, Hyperion Planning, and High Radius. In addition, we are working to improve our business processes through the implementation of knowledge management, digital workflow, reporting, and analytics. 
Key Responsibilities:
The position is responsible for leading team in support of Hyperion suite of tools including HFM, Hyperion Planning, HOPS, and Future Systems and System enhancements. 
Responsible for overseeing administrative support and maintenance of Hyperion Financial Management (HFM); Hyperion Overhead Planning System (HOPS); and Hyperion Planning System. 
Supports the month end, quarterly and year-end financial and managerial reporting processes by managing the user community effectively and efficiently throughout the closing cycle. 
Responsible for trouble-shooting during the financial closing process as well as maintaining application metadata and rules, financial reports and user security on a day-to-day basis.  Other responsibilities include gathering business requirements and integrating data from both global user community.   
Identifies and implements continual process improvement opportunities.  Additionally, this position needs to be able to document the processes, train the user community and support internal and external audit requests as well as SOX compliance. 
Oversees and administer the newly implemented Hyperion Planning System – in addition to the existing HOPS system being retired. 
Provides leadership, coaching, mentoring, and support of the financial systems organization. 
Supports Mattel’s Global Shared Services Organization in financial planning and reporting such as Annual Operating Plan (AOP), Forecasting, and Variance reporting (actual to plan, actual to forecast, current to prior year, etc.)

You have:
Analytical abilities and are capable of synthesizing and prioritizing a large volume of information. You use logic and trusted expertise to derive a variety of scenarios and solutions. You can think critically to make clear, well-reasoned and rational decisions.
Communication skills to communicate clearly, concisely, and with impact. You convey confidence, ease and enthusiasm with a variety of audiences. You promote a free flow of information throughout the organization.
Accountability and can take personal ownership for delivering and exceeding commitments. You hold yourself to the highest standard for performance necessary to achieve results. You embody and foster a play to win and win to grow mindset, even on the toughest projects.
You are a progressive thinker with demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects/tasks from inception to completion in a changing environment
Strong business acumen and the ability to translate business needs into human capital strategies, programs and initiatives
Demonstrated ability to interface effectively at all levels of the organization and across multiple sites
Proven proponent of technology and utilizing data to drive decision making
Demonstrated ability to drive culture and serve as a change agent
Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, or Information Systems or related field of study
Min 5+ years related experience with a global public company
Experience with Financial Applications, Oracle, SAP, Hyperion
Experience with the implementation and upgrades of critical financial systems such as Oracle, SAP, Hyperion
Strong knowledge of accounting and finance business processes including order to cash, procure to pay, record to report
Experience supporting and helping to optimize the month end closing process
Skilled at influencing decision makers across the organization
Strong project management skills; including ability to lead team responsible for requirements gathering

About the company

American multinational toy manufacturing company founded in 1945 with headquarters in El Segundo, California. In 2014, it ranked #403 on the Fortune 500.[4] The products and brands it produces include Fisher-Price, Barbie dolls, Monster High dolls, Winx Club dolls, Hot Wheels and Matchbox toys, Masters of the Universe, American Girl dolls, board games, and WWE Toys.

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