• Senior Financial Application Architect

    Location US-NY-Cheektowaga
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  • Unit Description

    Sodexo is currently searching for a Senior Financial Applications Architect. This position is based in Buffalo, New York and will report to the Director Data Analysis / Presentation. This position will lead the technology of planning tools in North America working closely with business partners within Financial Planning & Reporting.



    • Functional as the IT SME for Planning (budgeting , forecasting) solution set
    • Collaborate with financial business partners
    • Ensure application architecture will support business growth and operational reporting needs
    • Make proactive recommendation to enrich data collection and associated analytics
    • Maintain and support the existing planning tools developed in Excel
    • Maintain and support the existing planning tools developed in Longview
    • Build a technology roadmap, and lead the evaluation, design, build, and implementation of new tools
    • Integration of solutions data for consolidation reporting
    • Ensure consistent workflow and measure compliance of planning tools
    • Full document technical processes
    • Contribute to POM process
    • Develop training associated with planning tools
    • Provide production system support for planning tools platform
    • Manage projects relative to the subject area



    • Requires effective communication with a strong business acumen and strong technical skills
    • Ability to effectively interact with technical team members and senior level management
    • Strong work ethic with attention to detail
    • Excellent problem solving skills
    • Creative individual with a track record of building and implementing innovative solutions



    • Experience with advanced excel based solutions with a focus in planning scenarios
    • Experience with Longview
    • 5 years experience with an enterprise planning solution (like Anaplan, Adaptive Insights, Longview,…)
    • Experience with Office 365
    • Experience with Power BI
    • Strong SQL writing and comprehension is required
    • Knowledge of Oracle or SQL db,
    • Knowledge of OBIEE platform or Longview Analytics


    Position Summary

    Technical expert leads the application architecture and development efforts for enterprise level applications. Develops technical strategy for a particular application or suite of applications. Ensures system integrity and a stable system with proper controls and systems including up to date document applications architecture and development expert. Leads the team from a technical perspective in the areas of application architecture, systems analysis and design, and software programming. Creates technical specifications and high level system architecture diagrams. Works with business analysts to refine business requirements based on technical feasibility. Develops prototypes. Ensures that technical specifications are kept current during the development process. Ensures that the estimates in the technical specification are accurate. Defines the high level software development practices and policies.

    Qualifications & Requirements

    Basic Education Requirement - Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience

    Basic Functional Experience - 5 years of experience as a senior software developer, applications architect or applications systems analyst programmer including 3 years project management

    Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.


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