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Principal Financial Systems Analyst

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Job ID: 2017446
Location: RESTON, VA, United States
Date Posted: Feb 17, 2021
Category: Business Management
Subcategory: Finance
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: Yes
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Job Description


Primary Responsibilities & Activities:

SAIC is seeking a Principal Financial Systems Analyst to support our team in Reston, VA! This position can be worked remotely. As a member of the EPM Team, contribute to the overall effectiveness and efficiency of the Oracle Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) System used for both planning and reporting. SAIC systems include Enterprise Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service (EPBCS) accessed primarily through Oracle’s Smart View client for Office.

  • Integral member of the business process reengineering team for the continuous development and enhancement of the system to support direct and indirect annual planning/rolling forecast models using Hyperion EPM.
  • Oversight of the financial reporting systems that support Corporate and Operational planning, reporting and analysis.
  • Facilitation of requirements gathering for enhancements, bug fixes and new models and methodology to be incorporated into the system.
  • Collaborate and provide direction to the EPM Team regarding prioritization and scheduling for the backlog of system work maintained in Azure DevOps (ADO). This includes maintaining the perpetual record of details from requirements gathering into development of full and complete user stories in ADO.
  • Governance of the approach for maintaining the system reporting structures including reporting hierarchies and dimension members that support new or updated metrics for reporting.
  • Analyze and prepare details to support the development team in accommodating significant business events with system implications such as reorganizations, acquisitions and like events.
  • Coordinate the implementation and provide recurring and rollout training of existing and new system processes and functionality to the user community.
  • Support EPM user community with Oracle Smart View and Oracle Web forms and use of these tools within the context of business processes and SAIC norms.
  • Research and substantiate actionable bug and issue reports for inclusion in the system backlog.
  • Work with interested parties to ensure that technical efforts meet the functional requirements of the company.
  • Maintain the roadmap for future EPM implementations and development.
  • Provide regular status updates to stakeholders and the user community regarding system related efforts and disposition of requests for new features or enhancements.
  • Ensure that system development is aligned to the planning and reporting calendar and adequately supports the business requirements.
  • Other advocacy and outreach activities to ensure that the system continues to support the evolving business.
  • Run certain system processes, calculations and reports as needed.
  • Manage internal projects to standardize business intelligence and reporting solutions for the SAIC environment.
  • Support the FP&A group to reengineer/develop reports and analyses relating to the monthly close and quarterly reporting requirements.
  • Proficiency with various reporting tools including Cognos Reporting, EPM Financial/Narrative Reporting and Oracle Smart View for Office against EPM.

  Deliverables: Monthly/Semi-Annual, Annual

  • Monthly – ensure all data loaded to reporting databases is accurate and complete.

  • Monthly – ensure all pushed reports complete as expected.

  • Annually/Quarterly – ensure planning/forecasting model readiness for business processes.

  • Additional reporting requirements as needed.


Educational Requirements:

Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related discipline and 15+ years of related experience or Master's Degree and 13+ years of related experience.

Required Experience:

  • Experience with Government Contract Accounting, FAR & CAS regulations and concepts, required.

  • Extensive experience with various reporting tools including Hyperion, Cognos Reporting and Essbase, required.

  • Strong understanding of Financial Statements (P/L, B/S, C/F).

  • Knowledge of the SAIC Costpoint environment and general ledger account and org structure.

  • Team player and strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Advanced skills in MS Excel and Powerpoint.

Target salary range: $145,001 - $155,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.


SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's modernization and readiness challenges. Our offerings across defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets include high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission outcomes. We integrate the best components from our portfolio with our partner's ecosystem to deliver innovative and effective solutions. We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, VA, SAIC has annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For information, visit or Working at SAIC for benefits details. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer empowering people no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status. We strive to create a diverse, inclusive and respectful work culture that values all.

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