Nationwide Building Society

Corporate Performance Management Systems Specialist

£33107 - £42303 per annum + pension and other benefits
17 Oct 2012
14 Nov 2012
Nationwide Building Society
Contract Type
Full Time

Corporate Performance Management (CPM) Specialist Location: Swindon Salary: £33,107 - £42,303 (dependant upon current salary and banding) Within the largest building society in the world, Nationwide's Financial Performance division drives insight and performance reporting that underpin the successful management of the business. At the heart of our range of technologies is our CPM tool (Longview), which provides us with the ability to analyse, monitor and improve our business performance. Supporting our cost management processes from a planning, budgeting, forecasting and reporting perspective the Longview application is crucial to the success of our division.

A more challenging role
We are at a stage in our development where we are forecasting how we want our Corporate Performance agenda to develop at Nationwide, and you will be expected to be a driving force behind the creation, planning, and implementation of the CPM strategy based upon the Longview toolset. Equally, you will be a vital member of our small team of CPM system specialists who are responsible for the support, development and exploitation of the Longview business applications. Working together with all areas of Finance, your focus will be on improvement by identifying and capturing business needs and opportunities. To do this you will be creative, thorough, and disciplined in designing and developing solutions, meticulous in undertaking Systems and User acceptance testing, and approachable when providing a training and coaching capability to our - hundreds of - users.

A more talented person
About you Highly technically competent, you will ideally come from a strong CPM systems background (Longview, Cognos, SAP BPC, Hyperion or similar), blended with a solid accounting background; the need to understand finance processes and terms, and to contextualise those into creative solutions is central to this role. You are a person who is able to consider and develop the longer term CPM strategy, confidently communicating with and influencing senior stakeholders, but who is also equally comfortable rolling up your sleeves and developing models and applications to solve individual business problems. You will have highly developed analytical, technical and problem solving abilities, and be able to organise and plan to achieve tight deadlines.

An employer you're proud of
An employer to be proud of Our mutual status means we're here to benefit customers, not shareholders. Our commitment to customers, not shareholders, has always been what sets us apart from our competitors. And now, more than ever, our reputation for being open, honest and trustworthy is helping us go from strength to strength. Underpinning it all is a commercial operation that never stands still. We're always thinking ahead, aiming higher and sharpening our competitive edge. That's why we invest in people who are not only proud of what we stand for, but who also have the talent and drive to boost our performance still further.

The rewards you deserve
The rewards you deserve You put a lot into your work. But you also know you get a great deal in return. Help us continue to offer customers the best possible experience, and we'll give you all the support, recognition and rewards you've come to expect, including plenty of scope for development and growth.

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