Cognos Support Analyst - IBM Cognos - UK Leading Insurer - Bournemouth

Job type:
on-site
Start:
ASAP
Duration:
6 months
From:
Network Compucare Ltd
Place:
Dorset
Date:
02/28/2015
Country:
flag_no United Kingdom
project ID:
859972

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Cognos Support Analyst - IBM Cognos - UK Leading Insurer - Bournemouth - £500 p.d. - 6 month contract

An experienced Cognos Support Analyst with a detailed background in Finance Systems is required by one of the UK's leading and fastest growing insurers for a 6 month contract role to be based in Bournemouth.

The Support Analyst will be required to build reports using IBM Cognos multidimensional database and the IBM Clarity 7 Planning and Forecasting system for the Finance Department.

Candidates MUST have the following experience:

  • BAU Support and Maintenance of the IBM Cognos system; including day-to-day administration, management of accounting support issues, running and monitoring of automated batch processes and dealing with users accounting queries.
  • Maintenance of the Clarity FSR (Financial Statement Reporting) relational databases, including liaison with the LV IT DBA team as needed; raising requests for purposes such as enacting accounting data-fixes, requesting data loads or initiating the cloning of Production databases to the UAT environment.
  • Liaison with the SBU Database Owners to coordinate the packaging, testing and release of new versions of IBM Cognos FSR (Financial Statement Reporting) in a timely and controlled manner.
  • Assist and advise on best-practice reporting design for Clarity FSR (Financial Statement Reporting) objects, in order to ensure a robust and consistent application of reporting techniques across the various reports and reconciliations in the system.

This is an urgent requirement that requires a start within 4 weeks max.

Please submit your CV for review and a detailed job specification.