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Operational Reporting Manager I

Company Name: Kroger General Office
Position Type: Employee
FLSA Status: Exempt



Position Summary

Responsible for architecting, designing and setting the standards for reporting and budgeting analytical systems in Oracle Essbase and Dodeca. Responsible for accuracy and timeliness of data. Serve as the primary Dodeca code designer for operational finance reporting systems databases and process flows. Lead a team of Essbase and Dodeca developers. Demonstrate the companys core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety.

Essential Job Functions

  • Serve as a business project management lead for related development and testing activities working with related Essbase and Dodeca developers
  • Contribute to the design of database structures and process flows
  • Coordinate cross-department (e.g., KTD) initiatives and facilitates the definition of clear responsibilities and business outcomes
  • Support and/or lead project work (e.g., modernization, business restructuring and acquisitions)
  • Apply data analysis, data modeling, and quality assurance techniques to ensure data integrity in the cubes and reporting
  • Mentor team members in software development principles, patterns, processes and practices
  • Develop programming specifications for architecting and designing reporting within financial reporting systems using best practices and application service functions
  • Develop mastery skills over time on where and how to extract the right data at the right time (e.g., Oracle FRS/ SmartView/ Dodeca/ PowerBI/ Azure focus, etc.)
  • Advise stakeholders on dynamic ad-hoc requests for data to make timely business decisions
  • Lead the requirements identification and data sourcing and data consumption method for Operational Finance and other financial reporting stakeholders throughout the enterprise
  • Provide training to users
  • Liaison with assigned customer groups
  • Establish priorities for enhancements/modifications for our financial reporting systems
  • Supervise and coach direct reports in the performance of their duties; complete performance reviews and provide feedback to direct reports
  • Minimum Position Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Computer Science, Mathematics, or equivalent experience
  • 4+ years of project management, financial reporting, and/or reporting technologies experience or equivalent experience
  • 2+ years of experience in a public company, an accounting center or public accounting firm or equivalent experience
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively across departments
  • Strong decision-making skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent time management skills; ability to maintain performance under pressure
  • Desired Previous Experience/Education

  • 4+ years of management experience
  • Any accounting or audit experience
  • Any experience leading technology enabled and business driven reporting strategies
  • Any retail and manufacturing experience
  • Any experience with Oracle product suite
  • Any hands on experience in MDX and MAXL
  • Any experience as Essbase developer with knowledge of Calc scripts, load rules, and dimension builds
  • Proficiency in Essbase and Dodeca technology, architecture and performance tuning
  • Strong understanding of relational and/or OLAP databases
  • Broad knowledge of visualization, reporting, and data management technologies
  • Ability to develop and maintain strong business partnerships with key stakeholders
  • Deep understanding of ASO/BSO concepts
  • AIX or UNIX scripting
  • SQL or DB2 developer
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and/or Business Objects

    Education Level: Bachelor's Required
    Required Travel: Up to 25%
    Required Certifications/Licenses: None
    Position Type: Full-Time
     Regions: General Office- Cincinnati


    Jobs at Kroger: At Kroger, we hire people who have a passion for helping others and who want to build a relationship with our Customers. No matter what stage of your career, you can build your future at Kroger. We look for people who want more, aspire to be more and work hard to achieve their goals. Our focus on keeping the Customer first is what makes us successful. As the largest traditional grocery chain in the U.S. and one of the world's largest retailers, we employee more nearly half a million Associates across 35 states. We offer many opportunities not only in our stores, but in Manufacturing, Logistics, Marketing, Finance, Human Resources, and many other fields.


    Company Overview: Kroger Family of Companies employs nearly half a million associates who serve over 11 million customers daily through a seamless shopping experience under a variety of banner names.  At The Kroger Co., we are Fresh for Everyone™ and dedicated to our Purpose: To Feed the Human Spirit®.  We are committed to creating #ZeroHungerZeroWaste communities by 2025.  Careers with The Kroger Co. and our family of companies offer competitive wages, flexible schedules, benefits and room for advancement.

     Posting Notes:  OH || Cincinnati || 1014 Vine Street || 45202 || Kroger General Office || [[mfield2]] || Accounting || Employee || Exempt || Full-Time || None 

    Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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