Director - SC&H Group
Moving clients from cumbersome paper-based reporting to using next-generation tools that enhance efficiencies and accuracies – in a highly self-service way – is what motivates Harris Gofstein, a Director in the Hyperion Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) and Oracle Business Intelligence (BI) Consulting practice at SC&H Group. These game-changing moments that improve client business performance are what drive Harris to continually meet and exceed expectations.
An Oracle Hyperion Certified Professional with 15 years of experience in business advisory and consulting services, Harris focuses on upfront strategy, definitions and requirements to the intelligent process redesign that allows clients to create on-demand reporting, streamline financial processes, as well as align processes with business goals.
With extensive experience performing global implementations of Oracle Hyperion Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) and Oracle Business Intelligence (BI) software solutions, Harris has a strong background in project management and business process improvement – leading organizations through strategic planning/visioning initiatives as it relates to their financial systems and related processes.
From middle-market to Fortune 500 companies, Harris has helped clients achieve significant benefits from successfully implemented Oracle Hyperion EPM and BI solutions. With a strong finance background, Harris’ key focus areas are in budgeting, financial close and consolidation, reporting processes and data integration.
Prior to joining SC&H in 2006, he was a manager for a “Big 4” international consulting firm specializing in Federal Financial Management and enterprise-wide software implementations. He also serves on the Board of Directors of Kenya Connect, which provides cross-cultural exchanges of correspondence between U.S. students and children in Africa. In addition, Harris serves as the Treasurer of the Bet Yeladim Preschool in Columbia, Md., where his daughter attends school.
Harris holds a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from Loyola University in Maryland, as a well as an undergraduate degree in Finance from the University of Baltimore.
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