Anaplan Model builder

Job Locations India-Gurugram
Accounting / Finance


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We are seeking an experienced Anaplan model builder to help to enhance and maintain our existing Anaplan infrastructure. Furthermore, you will help to build new models to help drive our finance transformation project currently being run. The role will initially be finance based but there will be opportunities to enhance existing business processes outside of FP&A by bringing them to the Anaplan platform.


The ideal candidate will be comfortable in a fast-paced, dynamic environment; will be a creative, commercially focused and analytical problem solver. This is a unique opportunity to deliver significant value by developing and enhancing our planning and reporting capabilities. You must have strong financial modelling skills, strong planning and control discipline.




How you will contribute:

  • Scope and translate existing solutions, spreadsheets and business problems into multidimensional Anaplan models
  • Be involved in all areas of development lifecycle across multiple business divisions
  • Supporting all Anaplan models, helping to maintain the integrity of existing Anaplan models, providing maintenance / development and user support as required
  • Providing end user training and functionality demos, including model documentation
  • Assist UAT and providing the relevant model fixes when necessary
  • Assist with ad-hoc reporting and reconciliations

Experience, skills and professional attributes

The ideal skills for this role are:


  • Bachelors degree
  • Minimum Anaplan Level 2 Model Builder certification with 3 full lifecycle implementations in Anaplan
  • Practical financial model builder with examples of successful model implementations and strong skills and experience across Anaplan and Excel. Strong knowledge of financial and accounting principles, including the relationship between the three financial statements.
  • Ability to adapt to changing situations and requirements
  • Clear and confident communicator able to communicate complex info to end users, product owners and stakeholders
  • Strong troubleshooting skills with an analytical mind-set when problem solving
  • A self-starter with the ability to work independently and as a member of a team
  • Experience working with multi-currency planning is desirable



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