IBM Planning Analytics/ Cognos TM1 Consultant - SystemsAccountants

Applying for IBM Planning Analytics/ Cognos TM1 Consultant

My client is seeking an IBM Planning Analytics/ Cognos TM1 Consultant to join their team on a permanent basis to work on upcoming implementation projects within Paris. Future opportunities to work abroad on international projects across Europe and APAC!

You will be responsible for designing and developing complex Financial Budgeting & Forecasting/ Planning solutions for a range of clients, from the largest multinationals through smaller mid-size enterprises. Working with clients, you will be key to maintaining strong partnerships across various client projects and ensuring the successful implementation of Cognos TM1 and associated solutions. Within a client environment you must be able to direct the ongoing strategy for the implementation and upgrade projects, delivering a client focused solution to suit the business needs.

What will I be doing?

  • Full project life-cycle – End to end TM1/ IBM Planning Analytics project management and technical architecture
  • Functional analysis and requirements gathering – run workshops
  • Complex modelling and design of solutions to clients’ needs – budgeting and planning, HR, Sales, Marketing, Finance
  • Development of reports for various business functions
  • Developing all technical aspects of the solutions as per the client requirements including integration and programming, MDX etc.
  • Manage all stakeholder engagement and advise clients throughout project assignments
  • Actively contributing to technological developments within the TM1 space – development of new Cognos add-ons and best practice guidelines
  • Training and mentoring junior consultants and developers
  • Fluent English and French required

Skills Required:

  • 3+ years of professional experience with EPM tools
  • A strong background using Cognos TM1/ IBM Planning Analytics as a developer, consultant or hands-on administrator
  • Demonstrable experience of complex modelling and development within Cognos TM1/ Planning Analytics
  • Strong TM1 skills including, Advanced rules, feeders and Turbo Integrator knowledge
  • Workspace experience is an advantage
  • Further programming skills in HTML5, PHP, Java and additional Python is a significant advantage
  • Strong customer focused approach dealing with all levels of staff with different skill sets, whilst able to get the message across and deliver the right technical solution
  • Project management experience is an advantage but not a requirement – familiar with Agile methodology
  • Open and outgoing personality to join a passionate group of like-minded professionals

Why take this role?

Flat organizational structure, access to partners and stakeholders to influence the future direction of the company. High growth rate currently across EMEA, APAC and US, with opportunities to expand the company operations in new markets. Have an idea, build a business case and get investment! Being part of this brand, you not only get to work side by side with the best TM1 minds in the world, you will also have exclusive access to the development house to help innovate and drive the future of Cognos TM1 forward! Multiple career paths await within this dynamic team!

How do I apply?

Get in touch with Geoff Coleman now via for further information on this vacancy and other global EPM, BI and Finance Systems opportunities.

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