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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
3/10/2019
Job Category:
Project Management
Anaplan Product Manager
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snapchat | Los Angeles, CA
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Job Description

Snapchat is the camera used by millions of people every day to Snap with family, watch Stories from friends, see events from around the world, and explore expertly curated content from top publishers. In short, we are a passionate team working hard to build the best platform in the world for communication and storytelling.

We're looking for a IT Application Product Manager to join Snap Inc. As a member of the Enterprise Applications team, you will work with Finance, Engineering, and internal business units to support our Planning and Analysis strategy and roadmap. You will be responsible for the architecture, design, and operations of our critical cloud-based business application for Reporting. This role is based out of our Los Angeles, CA headquarters.

What you'll do:

* Architect, scope (functional and technical), build and test innovative solutions that automate and scale Snap's planning processes in timely, accurate and cost-effective manner. This includes automating existing Business Partner Finance, Revenue Strategy (sales commissions), Sales Ops, and other teams with reporting/planning needs, reports & metrics, as well as designing new models for automating business reporting packages. Perform analysis of datasets, build accurate data mappings, and conduct data validation


* Manage our critical enterprise reporting system (Anaplan); coordinate system upgrade activity, respond to issues and incidents, and, at times, provide day-to-day administration/front-line support of the critical business systems that drive our planning team


* Collaborate with Data, Engineering, and other teams to build necessary data pipelines to support your internal customers reporting, data, and analytics needs


* Ensure the development of an automated reporting process that covers metrics as well as financial results, and connects the two in an appropriate and accurate manner


* Proactively identify potential issues and areas for opportunities by leveraging your own knowledge and experiences, and from partnering with the process owners; propose process, data, or systematic solutions to those opportunities


* Evaluate third-party software products for solutions, as appropriate. Manage relationships with those Vendors in a positive way


* Manage system adoption and satisfaction, including training users on the Anaplan application relevant to their jobs, and provide support to users and maintain proper system access


* Document and follow formal policies, procedures, and protocols for changes, customization, standards, usage, etc.


* Keep your internal customers and management up-to-date on all roadmap initiatives


* Function as an analyst and business partner to model, design, and build business solutions that improve Snap's processes



Minimum qualifications:

* 3+ years of experience in financial planning and analysis or another discipline with similar analytical rigor


* 1+ years experience working with financial planning systems (either Anaplan, Adaptive Insights, Oracle EPM, or Host Analytics)


* A four-year college degree in a relevant discipline (MIS, IT business/computer science, Business)


* A detailed understanding of FP&A planning cycles


* Working knowledge and understanding of SOX and change management processes


* Strong Excel and PowerPoint skills


* Strong business acumen in Finance


* Strong interpersonal and communication skills



Preferred qualifications:

* Exceptional communication and listening skills; ability to convey complex ideas in a clear, concise manner to both technical and non-technical audiences


* Project Management capabilities; develop requirements, estimate work efforts, etc.


* Experience with relational databases, SQL development, data integration, and data analysis


* Balance technical skills with business savvy - ability to transform end-user needs into technical and functional requirements


* Experience with Jira or similar systems


* Experience with full system implementation life-cycles of at least one implementation (analyze, design, build, test, implement, support)


* Anaplan Certified is preferred!