Systems Developer - Finance

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Informa Group Plc.

Irving, TX
Full Time
2mo ago

Company Description

We organise over 500 large-scale branded and transaction-oriented events in 14 specialist markets. These are typically not-to-be-missed annual events where buyers and sellers build relationships, see and show products and do business.

We also provide year-round online platforms where companies showcase their businesses and products and buyers conduct research, generating valuable leads, and we provide data and digital content that supports the flow of knowledge and transactions in markets.

Job Description

Informa Markets are looking to bring on a technically minded individual, who is interested in combining the analytical intelligence from data and developing technical solutions to problems in data systems. The two key applications are Planning Analytics (TM1) and PowerBI (Visualizations).

With a background in project work, they will be able to demonstrate the ability to meeting tight deadlines with system familiarity and ideally would have a computer science or mathematics qualification/background.  They will be comfortable in both running their own projects and working alongside experienced developers on larger projects.

What you’ll be doing:

The Finance System Developer is responsible for developing and supporting the core finance applications, TM1 and Power BI applications. The developer needs to meet the agreed-upon service levels for all TM1 and PBI applications within their remit. This includes supporting day-to-day operations, as well as, medium and long-term development in support of business needs and strategy.

What we’re looking for:

Tasks are likely to include:

  • Supporting technical development initiatives including cost management, revenue growth strategies, profitability analysis, etc.

  • Understanding these initiatives and how they feed into forecasting, budgeting, and planning activities

  • Challenges current processes and ways of working, striving for an optimal level of output that delivers on requirements in a timely fashion

  • Engaging with key stakeholders and relaying information in a way that is easy to understand and provides commercial (not just process orientated) insights

  • As part of a team, triaging systems issues and championing end user engagement in the tools used to report and manage the business

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have:

  • BS Degree or equivalent professional qualifications
  • Strong development and technical background 
  • Development experience with TM1 and Power BI applications
  • 2+ years of experience in an IT support role
  • Has a good knowledge of a wide area of information systems concepts and practice, both within and beyond own organization. Including all stages of systems development.
  • Can demonstrate a rational and organized approach to the tasks undertaken and an awareness of the need to achieve quality
  • Good knowledge of MS Office applications as the basis for application builds.

Skills and Behaviours Required

  • Excellent communication skills bridging both business and technical.
  • Good analytical ability, attention to detail, and understanding of the importance of commercial constraints
  • Can demonstrate good problem-solving abilities with a logic-driven approach.
  • Must be able to work as part of a virtual team of developers where co-habiting office space is the exception rather than the rule.

Additional Information

What makes Informa different:

  • Competitive Compensation Package
  • Access to LinkedIn Learning and other development/training opportunities
  • Health and Wellness Benefits (medical, dental, eye)
  • 401K and Matching
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Generous PTO policy
  • Work-life balance
  • Additional discounts through various partnerships

We know that sometimes the 'perfect candidate' doesn't exist and that people can be put off applying for a job if they don't fit all the requirements. If you're excited about working for us and have most of the skills or experience we're looking for, please go ahead and apply. You could be just what we need! We believe strongly in the value of diversity and creating supportive, inclusive environments where our colleagues can succeed.  As such, Informa is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, or religious creed, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, military or veteran status, citizenship, or other protected characteristics under federal, state or local law. 

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