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Cognos TM1 Developer - London

up to £70,000 + Benefits - Technology & Data
Ref: 4209 Date Posted: Monday 10 Dec 2018
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Cognos TM1 Developer required for the IT function of this London based global professional services firm.  You will support senior management in developing the firm's strategy by delivering relevant and insightful management information through being the primary Cognos TM1 Developer for all Finance models.

Main responsibilities:

  • Core technical lead in the development and maintenance of the TM1 toolset for all Finance models and reporting.
  • Create TM1 cubes, rules, turbo integrator processes, working through the entire development life cycle, following best practice and standards and maintain load processes
  • Provide 1st – 2nd tier level support for the same
  • Play a key role in the development of a rich user environment for accessing business performance information
  • Manage the TM1 models throughout the budget and planning cycles

Essential skills and experience:

  • Minimum 3-5+ years of development experience with Cognos TM1 9.5+
  • Strong experience of MS SQL or equivalent; Transact SQL, DB design and build
  • Strong VBA and advanced Microsoft Excel skills, having excellence in building management reports and an eye for excel report design.
  • Minimum two end-to-end development projects and one support project experience.
  • Ability to see a project through from inception to completion including technical installation.
  • Ability to work with business and finance users to gather requirements
  • Translating business needs into an efficient technical solution for end users
  • Develop and support IBM Cognos TM1 models through all stages in the project life cycle
  • Experience working with Finance teams would be preferable. Able to communicate effectively and be comfortable discussing ideas with finance professionals at all levels of management and end-users.
  • Strong knowledge of TM1 Rules, Feeders and TI Processes
  • Strong knowledge on TM1 Security
  • Experience with developing TM1 Reports
  • Able to administer a Cognos TM1 environment
  • Experience in the installation and upgrading of TM1 software
  • Track record of successfully recommending changes to improve company processes around the implementation of TM1
  • Understanding of Data Warehouse, Star Schema, and OLAP
  • Demonstrated experience managing TM1 throughout a budgeting and planning cycle

Desired skills and experience

  • Exposure to Planning Analytics. Working within an FP&A team
  • Experience/exposure to PAX/CAFÉ
  • Experience of ETL tools (e.g. Microsoft SSIS, etc.)
  • Familiar with data visualisation tools (Qlik, Tableau, Insight, etc.)
  • Experience working with Cognos BI would be a significant advantage

Salary up to £70,000 (DOE) + Benefits.  For further information contact Stuart Ringland on (0141) 530 4333 or email