Planning Analytics Manager

As a Senior IBM Planning Analytics Developer, you will play a pivotal role in collaborating with FP&A and technical teams to enhance and streamline systems within IBM Planning Analytics. Your primary responsibilities will include:


  • Working closely with FP&A and technical teams to identify and implement systems improvements within IBM Planning Analytics.

  • Providing comprehensive support to users of the finance planning tool (IBM Planning Analytics) throughout the forecast cycle, ensuring coverage during PST time zone working hours. This includes administering the application, setting up new users, supporting reports created via Planning Analytics for Excel, resolving ad-hoc queries, maintaining documentation, and delivering end-user training.

  • Collaborating with the development team to ensure planning seed data is updated timely within the tool, including actual transactions, headcount information, and depreciation forecasts. Additionally, managing dimensions and security updates throughout the planning and reporting cycle.

  • Project managing and delivering system upgrades and improvements based on change requests. This involves providing testing of code updates and roadmap changes as necessary.

  • Identifying and implementing best practices to enhance operational efficiency.

  • Understanding data flows and enhancing their dependability and repeatability, strengthening links to other enterprise tools.


  • 7+ years of IBM Planning Analytics development experience (up to V10.2 or higher) with expertise in:

  • Server installation and system configuration.

  • Cube and application design.

  • Planning Analytics TI + Chores.

  • Feeders.

  • Planning Analytics security, including element security.

  • Planning Analytics architect.

  • Experience using Planning Analytics REST API (preferably via Cubewise’s Canvas product).

  • Strong understanding of finance principles, with previous experience in budgeting and forecasting processes and interacting with finance analysts

  • Experience in project management of key financial initiatives within Planning Analytics.

Desired qualifications:

  • Planning Analytics Performance Modeler.

  • Exposure to master data management solutions.

  • Experience with Cognos BI integration.

Equal Opportunity Statement:

Sony is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All persons will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender (including gender identity, gender expression and gender reassignment), race (including colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin), religion or belief, marital or civil partnership status, disability, age, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, trade union membership or membership in any other legally protected category.

PlayStation Global
United States
Job posted
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Posted on
Mar 12, 2024
Sys Admin Security Support Systems Financial Management Testing RESTful Services/APIs Technology Management
Management and Finance
$55,000 - $113,000
San Mateo, CA or US Remote

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