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Finance Business Intelligence Analyst

Department: Finance

Location: Boston

Req#: 5326

Sonos exists because we believe listening is essential to human progress, culture, and happiness.  Our mission is to “Inspire the world to listen better.”  We do this by launching innovative products that empower listeners to listen to all their music, podcasts, audio books, and TV with fully connected, multi-room premium sound.  Today, Sonos is filling over 8 million homes with music, thanks to the passion and dedication of our 1,400+ bandmates across nine countries.  Our goal is to become the leading sound experience company in the world.

Sonos is currently implementing SAP S/4 HANA Cloud ERP.  Scheduled to go live in early 2020, we are upgrading our accounting systems as well as quote to cash, demand to supply and procure to pay tools and processes.  At the same time, we will be leveraging the SAP platform and adopting the SAP Analytics BI Cloud as our primary management reporting and analysis tool.
Sonos is looking for an experienced SAP Analytics Cloud business analytics associate to support reporting and analysis needs in all areas of our dynamic and growing FP&A organization.  This role will be responsible for identifying key metrics and building reports and dashboards that support internal and external reporting requirements, month end close, business cases and ad hoc analysis.  Additionally, this person will work closely with the ERP implementation team to support user testing and adoption.  This position will report to the Sr. Manager, Core FP&A.
About You

More than a candidate that checks every box, we’re looking for people who are excited to work, learn, and grow at Sonos—no matter their background or how they identify. If that’s you, we hope you’ll apply for this role.

You want to be part of a team.

You come with new ideas and a unique point of view. You look forward to collaborating with a diverse team of individuals. You assume everyone’s best intentions, welcome a healthy debate, and embrace differing opinions. You eagerly seek and give help. Transparency tops your list of values, and you proactively contribute to a culture of respect and inclusion.

You enjoy a challenge.

Inquisitive and focused, you see every challenge as an opportunity. You’re ambitious and comfortable making mistakes because you learn from them and bounce back quickly. You would rather create the future than wait for it. You prioritize long-term value over short-term objectives.

You love to listen.

You approach every interaction with curiosity and a desire to understand. You want to make a positive impact in the world. You’re passionate about culture and know the power that music, film, podcasts, games, and stories have to bring people together.

What You’ll Do
  • Support all FP&A reporting needs for month/quarter close, quarterly forecast, annual planning, long-range planning and new business development/business case analysis
  • Work with FP&A partners and data team to develop and enhance current analytical capabilities to drive deeper and more meaningful insights into business performance, trend analysis and data-driven decision making
  • Act as FP&A representative for ERP implementation, supporting UAT, master data initiatives, and helping FP&A partners to transition from existing to new systems
  • Collaborate with data team to identify and integrate key financial metrics from DW to Analytics cloud warehouse
  • Lead adoption and transition to the new reporting tool.  Create user manuals, lead information sessions and user training, both structured and ad hoc.  Encourage and support self- enablement and self-sufficiency across the finance organization
  • Partner with Core FP&A Anaplan developer to build a strategy for reporting best practices given our technology stack and the relevant audience; streamline current reporting, eliminate duplication and enhance our forecast reporting capabilities
  • Be the FP&A data expert.  Own data validation, accuracy and completeness within the reporting tool, understand how changes in the business or accounting rules impact key metrics and actively communicate those impacts to affected parties; maintain data dictionary defining key metrics in a user-friendly way
  • Co-lead data governance process development surrounding hierarchy management and controls as it relates to key Financial hierarchies (Product, Country, Channel, Profit Center, Cost Center, GL, Project, Vendor and allocation logic)
Skills You’ll Need
  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems, Accounting, Business, Finance or related field required
  • Minimum of 3-5 years relevant work experience with 1+ years using SAP Analytics BI Cloud and exposure to building CDS views
  • Intermediate Excel skill level
  • SQL knowledge/experience required; familiarity with other data visualization tools (Tableau/MicroStrategy) a plus 
  • Experience in data mining across multiple large data sets with solid understanding of relational database structure
  • Understand finance and accounting concepts and are comfortable with analyzing the P&L, Balance Sheet and Cash Flow statements
  • Possess strong verbal and written communication skills and ability to collaborate with all levels of the organization
  • Self-starter who demonstrates high energy/creativity, a customer-focused approach and interest in developing a deep understanding of the business
  • High integrity, self-aware, humble
More About Sonos

Sonos is a sound experience company. We pioneered multiroom wireless audio, made it sound amazing, and changed the way people listen, making it effortless for them to enjoy what they want, where they want, how they want.

Today we continue empowering listeners by developing new technologies, thoughtfully designing products, expanding our software platform, and crafting brilliant sound experiences while participating in a culture that values respect, transparency, collaboration, and ownership.

Together we’re working to positively impact the world and inspire everyone to listen better—because listening brings people together, builds understanding, drives change, and makes us happier.

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