Senior Manager, BI & Analytics
Hudson's Bay Company (HBC)
TORONTO, Ontario, Canada
12d ago

Company Description

Hudson’s Bay Company is one of the fastest-growing department store retailers in the world. In North America, HBC’s leading banners include Hudson’s Bay, Lord & Taylor, Saks Fifth Avenue, Gilt, Saks OFF 5TH, Find Lord & Taylor, and Home Outfitters.

In Europe, HBC’s banners include GALERIA Kaufhof (the largest department store group in Germany), Galeria INNO (Belgium’s only department store group), and Sportarena.

At HBC we are a company of adventurers who explore uncharted territory, challenge convention, and work with imagination and fun.

Reporting Relationship :

This role reports directly to Vice President, Finance Transformations & Systems

Major Responsibilities :

This Senior Manager, BI& Analytics will be responsible for identifying the varied existing sources of data, accessing that information and delivering meaningful analytics, business intelligence through a creation of reports in a consumerable format to drive improved decision making is in increasingly high demand within HBC.

This leadership role in the Finance Applications COE is responsible for ensuring we can leverage our investments in new applications to deliver significant improvements and advances in automated, accurate and accessible reporting and analytics across Finance This leadership role will also be a key Finance point person in projects and initiatives beyond Finance to align data models, analytics strategies broadly, understand downstream impacts and be proactive in the design and delivery of new / improved insight to the business.

Role responsibilities include :

  • 1.Work closely with key stakeholders across Finance to understand needs, manage expectations / timing and exceed expectations in creation and maintenance of reporting, analytics and BI requirements to drive the business;
  • 2.Support development of and own the execution of the plan for BI / Analytics across Finance, including implementation and enhancements of applications for core Finance suite (Oracle Fusion, Hyperion, Oracle ERP) and legacy applications;
  • 3.Provide cross-team support on development / maintenance of key reporting for operational Finance teams;
  • 4.Engage with and support teams across the Finance Applications and Projects COE on Security, Governance and overall Fusion management (e.g. upgrades, testing, etc.);
  • 5.Develop and understanding of where data resides, data architecture and ensure reporting and BI strategies, applications and methods meet the needs of business in a cost-

    effective manner and in-line with maturity models.

    6.Maintain critical stakeholder relationships to remain close to all relevant issues / needs / concerns.

    7.Work closely with IT, other areas of the business and third-party vendors to develop and align an overarching approach to analytics and BI.


    The successful candidate must have a proven ability to build strong business relationships beyond the Finance team as well as the ability to effectively manage the needs of multiple stakeholder groups.

    He / she should have the ability to turn concepts into action. He / she should embody a culture of taking smart risks and innovating to win, with a willingness to initiate change as the company grows in order to streamline processes, improve efficiency and facilitate the growth of the company.

    They’ll have the ability to provide strong customer service and accurate, concise and up to date information in a timely manner when needed.

  • 10+ years of diverse accounting, finance and information systems experience required;
  • Demonstrated strong technical skills / knowledge of Oracle BI suite, including BI Publisher, OTBI, Oracle Analytics suite, Essbase, SmartView, etc.
  • Demonstrated experience with Oracle Cloud Security, Fusion Interfaces and Oracle Web Services strongly preferred;
  • Demonstrated experience in working with Finance stakeholders to understanding reporting and BI requirements, evaluating available data and creating reports (automated, manual, other) to deliver on desired business outcomes;
  • Demonstrated leadership roles with expertise in Oracle ERP / Fusion Cloud;
  • Strong Microsoft skills, including PowerPoint, Excel and Project.
  • Experience with Hyperion (HFM, Hyperion Planning) is strongly preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree in either information systems or accounting / finance is required and an additional degree or qualification in the other is strongly preferred;
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