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Job Title:  Essbase/HFM Systems Administrator


Bangalore, Karnataka, IN

Remote Options (if applicable):  Flexible remote options

Req ID: 59546

Job Family: Information Technology/Software Development


Sabre Corporation is a leading technology provider to the global travel and tourism industry. Headquartered in Southlake, Texas, USA, Sabre operates offices in approximately 60 countries around the world. At Sabre, we make travel happen. Positioned at the center of the business of travel, our platform connects people with experiences that matter in their lives. Today, Sabre is creating a new marketplace for personalized travel. It is our people who develop and deliver powerful solutions that meet the current and future needs or our airline, hotel and travel agency customers. Join our journey! 

Job Description

The EPM systems administrator will be the key contact for Sabre’s EPM systems (HFM and Essbase) with responsibility for maintaining and developing the HFM and Essbase applications.

In addition to establishing and maintaining good working relationships internally, this position will participate in various cross-functional organizational initiatives. This position supports Accounting, Finance, Tax, Treasury and Internal and External audit.


EDUCATION:  Bachelor's (undergraduate) degree in computer science, information systems or equivalent is required. Understanding of Accounting and Finance basic concepts is required. MBA is a plus. Knowledge of perl is a plus.

EXPERIENCE: 5+ years of experience in HFM/FDMEE/HFM Calculator Manager/Essbase/Smartview/EAL. Knowledge of Windows server 2012.  Knowledge of Maxl scripts. Knowledge of Financial Reporting Studio.

Job Requirements

  • Knowledge of HFM and Essbase.
  • Maintain three HFM systems (PROD, CERT, TEST) in sync every month by adding new members to the different dimensions per Accounting request.
  • Develop/Modify HFM rules as needed per accounting.
  • Develop/Modify the FDMEE interfaces that load the data from SAP to HFM (via flat file).
  • Maintain the EAL interfaces between HFM and Essbase on a monthly basis.
  • Provision/Deprovision users from the system as requested. 
  • Support Accounting and Finance during month end close
  • Maintain several Essbase databases BSO and ASO on a monthly basis.
  • Support Finance during Forecast, Planning and Multiyear Outlook.
  • Provide support to all users for any Smart View questions they have.
  • Attend to meetings with Accounting, Finance, Tax, Audit as needed.
  • Support HFM/Essbase reporting via “Financial Reporting Studio”.



We will give careful consideration to your application and review your details against the position criteria. You will receive separate notification as your application progresses.

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