Senior Business Intelligence Lead
Sophos evolves to meet every new challenge, protecting more than 400,000 organizations of all sizes in more than 150 countries from today's most advanced cyberthreats. Powered by SophosLabs, our cloud-native and AI-enhanced solutions are able to adapt and evolve to secure endpoints and networks against never-before-seen cybercriminal tactics and techniques. Managed through our award-winning, cloud-based platform, Sophos Central, our best-of-breed products work together through our unique Synchronized Security system to share threat intelligence and respond to evolving threats. The Sophos suite of products secures networks and endpoints against automated and active-adversary breaches, ransomware, malware, exploits, data exfiltration, phishing, and more.
As the Senior Business Intelligence Lead supporting the finance community you will be responsible for delivering optimal end to end reporting solutions. This role will align closely with both the finance organization and the IT EDW and BI team. The individual in this role will drive reporting improvements across finance through various means including optimizing the use of the newly implemented Snowflake Datawarehouse. Ultimately, this role will work to establish and manage a prioritized list of reporting requirements across the finance organization, delivering new reports and automation of existing reports through the use of Power BI and coordinating with IT on development as necessary.
In addition to a focus on reporting improvements, this role will focus on Master Data Management in support of Finance as well as continuing the effort to prioritize and coordinate the build-out of the newly delivered data warehouse in terms of identifying additional sources of data, and defining reporting standards. You will need to utilize strong Master Data Management competencies and MDM Implementation expertise to identify, evaluate, and develop systems and procedures that meet finance user requirements. The person in this role will be expected to deliver reporting solutions with fully documented back-up and to work with IT to ensure a completely documented data dictionary and solution architecture.
Lastly, while this role will get up to speed on the nuances of Sophos through an initial focus on delivering prioritized reports, the role will quickly become part of a major transformation program that will be kicking off company-wide. In this program, we ask this individual to work across the business functions to align on reporting definitions and solutions. An ability to understand business process issues and communicate technical solutions is essential to your success in this role. Project management skills and a customer service orientation is key.
Collaborate with business, IT, and solution/enterprise architects to translate finance requirements into scalable solution options and ultimately provide input to data and analytics roadmap/strategy
Partner with finance in data analysis (small and big) and demonstrate good judgment in solving problems as well as proactively identifying and resolving data issues
Organize, lead, and facilitate multiple highly complex, cross-functional, enterprise data and analytics initiatives
Design and Implement reconciliation processes and systems to monitor data quality to ensure data is accurate, complete, and reconciles with source systems
A minimum of 10 years of hands-on experience in finance analytics
Ability to manipulate large amounts of data (strong excel user
Proven knowledge of GAAP reporting, best practices, standards, laws, and regulations
High attention to detail and accuracy
Proven track record of surpassing expectations and delivering exceptional results; persistent and dependable, with a high integrity work ethic; ability to manage multiple competing priorities.
Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential; excellent analytical, problem-solving, negotiation and organizational skills are required.
Must possess strong subject matter expertise in Finance and ideally across Sales, Marketing, Install Base, and/or Customer Support areas.
Demonstrated ability to have driven/completed multiple, complex technical projects
Strong command of data modelling, data integration, data virtualization, data warehousing, in-memory computing, major BI platforms, data sciences, and machine learning
Hands-on experience in ETL, SQL, Python, APIs, and other related standards
Hands-on emphasis with a proven track record of building and evaluating data pipes, and delivering systems for final production
Must have strong data orientation and keen aptitude to explore innovative ways to analyze data
Minimum BS degree in Accounting or equivalent
Sophos is committed to equality opportunity in all areas of its work. All qualified applicants will be treated in a fair and equal manner and in accordance with the law regardless of gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation.
At Sophos, we want every organization to be protected by innovative, next-generation IT security, even those who don't have a huge IT staff. We protect organizations of all sizes, all around the world by making enterprise-grade security that is simple to deploy, manage, and use. It is our passion, and something we are truly proud of.