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Analyst, Business Systems, Rdc (M/F)


04.07.2022 | Porto | Referência: 2044010


Analyst, Business Systems, Rdc (M/F)


Your new company

Kantar is the world’s leading data, insights and consulting company. We understand more about how people think, feel, shop, share, vote and view than anyone else. Combining our expertise in human understanding with advanced technologies. Kantar’s 25,000 people based in more than 100 countries help the world’s leading organisations succeed and grow. Nobody knows people better than Kantar. We provide insight and inspiration to help our clients, our people and society to create and flourish in an extraordinary world. Kantar is building a world class delivery centre in Porto with finance, human resources and procurement professionals at its heart. Key investments in our technology and digital infrastructure have opened up opportunities for Kantar to deliver critical business services from a broader range of locations. Join us as we shape the future together.

Your new role

The KBS Business Systems Analysts are responsible for the delivery of the Finance, HR and Procurement reporting that underpins the KBS’ global processes for R2D, P2P, P2R and S2P. The role will own multiple of these processes and ensure that business users have the necessary reports and tools to fulfil their step of the process. It will also need to develop and manage relationships and effectively collaborate with other KBS Leads across Finance, HR and Procurement, Global Process Owners, our third-party vendors and other delivery partners. The Business Systems Analysts will be required to execute the following responsibilities:

  • Support the allocated Global Process Owner(s) and other Kantar stakeholders to understand, review and prioritize reporting requirements that underpin the signed off global processes for Finance, HR and Procurement.

  • Help build a Data Governance framework that drives data quality assurance and trusted reports and data sets.

  • Support the Data Insights team on understanding transactional data for performance management, variance analysis and ad-hoc queries from senior management.

  • Enable and support Demand and Incident Management processes to identify requirements and troubleshoot technical and business problems with the underlying transactional data and data structures.

  • Translate new requirements into the relevant functional specifications for technical teams to design, build and test reports using the most appropriate solution.

  • Support the Business Systems Reporting Lead in meeting Service Level Agreements (SLAs) and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) of KBS performance and delivery.

  • Ensure adherence to internal controls and compliance regulations.

  • Support the KBS Reporting and Analytics lead in the stabilisation and growth of KBS Reporting & Analytics CoE, including the on-going transition of additional services into KBS and the development of internal capabilities within the wider organisation.

  • Ensuring the success of the Data Insights team by being proactive on data quality issues which helps provide a trusted data source for performance reporting and analytics.

What you'll need to succeed

  • Degree level education in Business Administration/Finance or equivalent.

  • Experience working within a cross functional Global Business Services (GBS) environment.

  • Deep understanding of at least one of the following:

    • ERP Reporting Platforms (SAP, Oracle, IFS)

    • HR (Workday, Peoplesoft)

    • Procurement Business Systems (Coupa)

    • Budgeting and Financial Consolidation Solutions (Onestream, SAP BPC, Anaplan, Hyperion HFM)

  • Good report writing skills with native ERP and Business Systems report writing tools and BI Applications such as Business Objects, Oracle BI or Cognos.

  • Advanced Excel user

  • Has worked as part of a team involved in the month end close process and is diligent in meeting the required deadlines for this

  • Proven experience succeeding in complex, matrix and cross functional projects with the ability to inspire and influence across the organisation

  • Fluent English speaker, accurately able to read and write English and to communicate effectively with senior stakeholders and management

What the company can offer you

At Kantar we have an integrated way of rewarding our people based around a simple, clear and consistent set of principles. Our approach helps to ensure we are market competitive and also to support a pay for performance culture, where your reward and career progression opportunities are linked to what you deliver. We go beyond the obvious, using intelligence, passion, and creativity to inspire new thinking and shape the world we live in. Apply for a career that’s out of the ordinary and join us. We want to create an equality of opportunity in a fair and supportive working environment where people feel included, accepted, and are allowed to flourish in a space where their mental health and well being is taken into consideration. We want to create a more diverse community to expand our talent pool, be locally representative, drive diversity of thinking and better commercial outcomes. We believe in the importance of coming together as teams in an office environment, it helps us create communities and builds a sense of belonging. Kantar offers flexible ways of working (hybrid working) based on the inherent value of being available to collaborate, work creatively and to learn from others when working together in one location.

Next step

Please share with us you English resume if you match these skills and have the willingness to join this ambitious project at Kantar.