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Senior Business Systems Analyst – Anaplan (remote OK) - Portland, OR #7792294

Company: Splunk

Date: 01/11/2021

City: Portland, OR

Employment type: Full-time

Job Description: That's a cool job. I want it!


Ready to shake things up? Splunk continues to be on a tear while enjoying incredible growth year over year. With growth comes scaling opportunities and the need to take the friction out of our processes, platforms, and systems to drive scale, efficiency, and effectiveness. A stellar candidate will have a proven track record automating core finance planning & forecasting processes with low friction, high-value business systems. As Splunk scales into a multibillion-dollar company, it is essential we get our processes and systems right for subsequent growth. This role is for you if you possess a blend of engagement skills, Finance modeling and system knowledge, attention to details, strategic thinking, and a passion for frictionless systems.


The Senior Business Systems Analyst – Anaplan, will be responsible for the support, maintenance & improvements of the Anaplan application for Worldwide Finance. Additionally, the successful candidate will also work with the end-users and their management to determine and enhance business processes and workflow. This is a role for a strategic advisor to our internal clients, so this role will require a high level of expertise in Finance Business processes and systems, as well as superior communication, prioritization and influencing skills.


What you'll do: Yeah, I want to and can do that.



  • Partner with Finance in identifying gaps, develop/create business requirements, and document the user stories and translate business requirements into technical solutions.
  • Configure, maintain and update Anaplan lists, modules, dashboards, and other model settings to support new business objectives and initiatives.
  • Develop technical solutions to business problems; validate and communicate technical solutions to internal and external team members, test solutions and ensure it meets specifications.
  • Work with the vendors on design, build, test & deployment of Anaplan enhancements, bug fixes & project deliveries.
  • Develop proof of concept (POC) models as needed.
  • Define and administer user roles and permissions in Anaplan.
  • Provide ongoing production support to the business community regarding application functionality and data integrity.
  • Monitor data flows to and from Anaplan platform to ensure all data integrity/accuracy.
  • Document Standard Operating procedures as part of the regular support & maintenance activities.
  • Collaborate closely with other multi-functional IT teams to define and implement effective and efficient solutions to business challenges and opportunities.
  • Communicate and document the critical process &/or system functionality changes to the business users.
  • Test Solutions to ensure they meet the business requirements/specifications.
  • Run/facilitate the UAT sessions with business users.
  • Manage requirement backlogs (& priorities) and long term commitments to deliver a cohesive FP&A Anaplan planning platform over its entire life cycle.

Requirements: I've already done that or have that!



  • 8+ of years of experience with finance modeling tools.
  • 2+ years of experience with Anaplan.
  • Experience in Finance Planning & Operations domain areas.
  • Data Analysis, Project Management, Communicating and Influencing Collaboration.
  • Excellent Analytical and problem-solving skills with high attention to detail.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment as well as independently.
  • Ability to communicate information clearly and concisely and ensure others are informed.
  • Ability to prioritize to ensure work is done in a timely and high-quality manner.
  • Ability to balance multiple projects and competing priorities.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and highly-matrixed organization requiring superior skills in critical thinking, influencing, and managing multiple priorities

Preferred knowledge and experience: These are a huge plus.



  • Experience with ERP (SAP S/4 or Netsuite) integrations
  • Experience with Workday (HR) integrations
  • Experience with Jobvite Integrations

Education: Got it!



  • Bachelor's degree in Finance or Computer Science/Information Systems or equivalent years of industry experience.

LI-Remote


What We Offer You: Wow, I want that.



  • A constant stream of new things for you to learn. We're always expanding into new areas, bringing in open source projects and contributing back, and exploring new technologies.
  • A set of extraordinarily hardworking, innovative, open, fun and dedicated peers, all the way from engineering and QA to product management and customer support.
  • Growth and mentorship. We believe in growing engineers through ownership and leadership opportunities. We also believe mentors help both sides of the equation.
  • A stable, collaborative and supportive work environment.

We don't expect people to work 12 hour days. We want you to have a successful time outside of work too. Want to work from home sometimes? No problem. We trust our colleagues to be responsible with their time and dedication and believe that balance helps cultivate an extraordinary environment


This isn't a job – it's a life changer – are you ready?


Splunk has been named one of San Francisco Bay Area's "Best Places to Work" by the San Francisco Business Times, ten years in a row. We offer a highly competitive compensation package and a plethora of benefits.


Splunk is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We value diversity at our company. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or any other applicable legally protected characteristics in the location in which the candidate is applying. For job positions in San Francisco, CA, and other locations where required, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.


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