Hyperion Business Analyst

Detroit, MI

Job ID: 130207 Industry: PeopleSoft

Hyperion Business  Analyst 



Our client went live last July 1 with HFM, upgraded Essbase, and moved from FDM to FDMEE.  The client also upgraded DRM and Financial Reports.  The main purpose of this position is to provide functional/technical support for the ERP financial applications mainly focusing on:   Hyperion Essbase, FDMEE, DRM, HFM, Smartview, and Financial Reporting.

Project Description:

Our client is looking for a Techno/Functional Hyperion HFM resource who has experience in Accounting/Finance maybe as a super user of the application.  Key areas of experience include: Hyperion, HFM, DRM, FDMEE, Essbase, Smartview, Hyperion Financial Reports, scripting, security integration with Active Directory.  We are not looking for a system engineer/DBA /strictly technical type person.  This position calls for someone with a good understanding of the applications above, what it takes to make them work, and someone who can bridge the gap between end users and our technical teams
  • Hyperion HFM
  • DRM
  • Essbase
  • Smartview
  • Hyperion Financial Reports
  • Security Integration w/ Active Directory
  • Scripting
  • Accounting Background (ideally CPA or former CPA who has moved into a Systems Role would suffice)
  • Ideally Business Degree (preferred Accounting)
  • Understand Financial Statements
  • Income Statements
  • Balance Sheets
  • Cash Flow Statement


Here is a more detailed Job Description from the Client:

Establishes and maintains a consultative partnership with a business area/user client providing operational functional knowledge supporting the development of new/improved capabilities; translating business requirements to functional requirements, and identifying, defining and developing solutions to application and system problems.   Serves as a primary contact and resource, by representing and interpreting client needs to technical staff and ensuring solutions meet overall client business needs and expectations. Possesses a thorough and sound understanding of the business operations and functional area in order to appropriately evaluate and analyze business work flow and recommend alternative approaches in developing process improvement.  Work activities require competency in the application supported. Strong communication and facilitation skills are needed to interface with varied interests and audiences, and solid analytical and problem-solving skills to effectively develop solutions to application / process issues and maximize application capabilities in order to meet the clients' business needs. Incumbents have generally functioned in the capacity of a “ super-user.”  At this level, the position requires a high degree of independence and is viewed as a trusted resource to clients and other team members.  Works with enterprise level applications that are deployed across multiple ministries organizations and geographic locations.


  • 5-7 years of Hyperion Application Experience with as many of the following as possible:
    • Hyperion HFM
    • Essbase
    • FDMEE
    • DRM
    • Smartview
    • Hyperion Financial Reporting Experience
  • Experience working with Hyperion End-Users to successfully translate their business requirements into functional specification, functional requirements, and defining / developing solutions to the application and system problems
  • Strong understanding of business operations and business work flow to recommend alternative approaches in ongoing development of process improvement.  

Job Type: Contract  

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