Financial Data Tracing Analyst
|Reference # :||21-00377||Title :||Financial Data Tracing Analyst|
|Location :||Tampa, FL|
|Position Type :||Contract|
|Experience Level :||Start Date / End Date :||04/05/2021 / 03/25/2022|
Client 239 is the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision's regulation, which covers principles for effective risk data aggregation and risk reporting. Major Global Bank is expanding a number of controls to achieve heightened standards related to these principles. This includes enhancing its existing Data Tracing Program to target prioritized critical data elements and expand its coverage across all Client 239 Regulatory and Management Reports. Thus, the Chief Data Office Data Services Data Tracing team is in search of a Data Tracing analyst to join this expanding program.
The analyst will focus on scoping part of the program and may also assist in planning, data acquisition, profiling and sample selection for data tracing reviews. The role may include some or all of the following:
o Request & Obtain Report and Other Documents
o Review Report & Other Documents
o Meet with Report Owner
o Select Target (Entities/Schedules/Products and line items)
o Identify Key Data Attributes
o Initiate Discussions with GFTS and Request
o Aggregate Data (e.g. BU, Source)
o Document Scope and Rationale
o Scope Review and Approval
Reviews may also include performing or supporting other groups performing the following:
o Data Tracing/Testing
o Acquire Source Documentation
o Document mapping linkage of CDE to source documentation
o Root Cause Analysis
o Issue Management Handoff
o Reporting Results to Sr mgmnt
Additional non-data tracing work may be required such as variance analysis/ad hoc.
The incumbent will establish working relationships with Risk, Finance, Operations, and Product Control, Technology, and Data Governance Officers, and utilize influence to ensure data, documentation, responses to inquiries and remediation actions are provided timely
o Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Math, or related field.
o 5+ years of of relevant work experience in regulatory reporting, data quality, data analytics, data management, project management within the financial services industry required, preferably at a large financial institution
o Strong knowledge of Regulatory Reporting required
o Strong knowledge of financial products required
o Strong Microsoft Office skills including Microsoft Excel as well as PowerPoint to develop reports/presentations
o CPA and/or Audit experience would be an advantage
o Understanding of current accounting principles, policies and financial institution management reporting,
o Solid analytical, problem solving, root cause analysis skills required, with an ability to deliver analyses in a concise and logical manner
o Experience in working in operations unit requiring coordination across multiple regions and business segments.
o Must have solid communication skills (oral and written) to clearly articulate findings, defend point of view amongst various groups, and present to senior management
o Must be assertive and have strong follow up skills
• Strong General Ledger Platforms, Product Processors, and Data Warehouses experience
• Must be a proactive and goal-oriented strategic thinker, with ability to identify creative solutions.
o Ability to multi-task, demonstrating independent leadership skills.
o Strong team player required
o Must have a drive for process improvement.
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