Job Description

Reference # : 21-00957Title : Financial Data Remediation
Location : Irving, TX
Position Type : Right to Hire
Experience Level : Start Date / End Date : 07/26/2021 / 01/25/2022
Description
Description:

Controller Data Remediation

Position Description

The Controller's Data Remediation team works closely with stakeholders to define, drive and execute an end-to-end process design and implementation efforts across Controller's activities, including global Finance groups, Finance functions, Chief Data Office (CDO), infrastructure partners and business partners in ICG and GCB. This position will be a leadership role, managing a team of analysts responsible for the operationalization of data quality standards within Finance's data strategy execution and is the opportunity to work on projects that are tightly linked to firm wide data quality improvements. The individual in this role will focus on data quality for one of two primary workstreams: (1) data remediation; or (2) adjustment reduction.
Responsibilities
• Manage team of data quality analysts responsible for the implementation of data quality standards for the Controller's organization
• Provide coaching, feedback, and guidance to team members to facilitate initiatives and professional development
• Participate in conversations on strategic direction to provide feedback and input to drive the success of data quality initiatives
• Work closely with analysts to ensure process owners, product SME's, and Data Steward's across Controller's/Finance are consulted, and analysts take ownership of data quality improvements and remediation efforts
• Partner with analysts and groups across Controllership and the wider Finance organization to capture, evaluate, identify synergies and paths of potential remediation for reported data quality issues
• Work closely with groups across Finance in developing understanding of information management practices including information lifecycle management, and requirements gathering
• Analyze data from multiple sources (e.g. reports, scorecards, diagrams) to validate dimensions and impact of data quality issues
• Analyze data to identifying data quality issues and correlating those issues with data specifications and quality rules
• Partner with technology stakeholders and enterprise-wide business partners to conduct data diagnostic efforts, investigate root cause of findings, and present recommended options for solution(s) and remediation
• Coordinate with other Finance Data Transformation workstreams (e.g. Governance, Controls) to ensure data remediation efforts or outcomes adhere to Finance Transformation Program project plans and requirements
• Provide oversight on the development and maintenance of metrics, scorecards, and dashboards to report on progress and impact of data quality remediation efforts
• Facilitate or contribute to status meetings (recurring and ad-hoc) with required stakeholder communities (including senior management) by preparing materials and updates, summarizing issues and risks, defining agreed action items and next steps
• Ensure project artifacts including, but not limited to: business and functional requirements, user acceptance test plans, and operational readiness documents are created

Experience & Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in Economics, Finance, Accounting or related field is required, MBA or other advanced degree is a plus;
• 8+ years working in the financial services industry is required
• Broad experience of Finance or Operational/Technology function within Banking organization.
• Experience managing diverse teams in a large multi-national organization
• Outstanding analytical, strategic and problem-solving skills with ability to break challenges into component parts is critically important
• Experience supporting transformation projects and organizational change initiatives
• Demonstrated experience of working with financial products life cycles and associated data needs
• Experience with controller functions, financial books & records, and/or regulatory reporting is a plus
• Ability to understand the strategic direction and translate to the delivery of successful results in a complex and cross-functional organization
• Experience in data governance programs with knowledge of data governance principles and practices a plus
• Strong written and verbal communications skills, including ability to present to senior management
• Strong Influencing skills with the ability to mediate discussions and draw consensus
• Ability to lead and drive change through creative thinking and pragmatism
• Ability to manage multiple activities simultaneously and plan / prioritize appropriately
• Ability to work with stakeholders to elicit and formally define their requirements
• Strong ability to extract information by questioning, active listening and interviewing
• Strong interpersonal skills, with evidence of working in collaboration across large organizations, including a proactive and 'no surprises' approach in communicating issues/requests
• Ability to work with system users and stakeholders to elicit and formally define their requirements
• Strong program and project management skills both waterfall and Agile e.g. Scrum
• Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

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