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Int. Data Analyst responsible for Finance Master Data for large banking client - 40922

Job Type: Contract
Positions to fill: 1
Start Date: Jun 27, 2022
Job End Date: Jun 23, 2023
Pay Rate: Hourly: Negotiable
Job ID: 120394
Location: Toronto
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Int. Data Analyst responsible for Finance Master Data for large banking client - 40922

Location: Toronto (remote for now, potential for hybrid)
Duration: 12 months (possibility of extension or conversion to FT)
 
Job Description:
The Master Data Business Analyst is responsible for the development and maintenance of all finance master data and hierarchies used in the enterprise in order to proactively meet the requirements for business financial reporting. The role is accountable to collaborate with others internally and externally to resolve issues that cut across functional lines and provide solutions ensuring effective service delivery by providing a change framework for financial hierarchies used in financial production processes.
 
Job Responsibilities:
Hierarchy – Development and Maintenance Service Delivery: (50% of the role)
• Responsible for successful delivery of hierarchy rule configurations, validations and table maintenance in compliance with Bank infrastructure and governance requirements across all systems in scope of Operation Support. Data points encompassed in hierarchies include, but are not limited to:
• Cost centers
• GL codes
• Reporting structures
• Product hierarchies
• This includes monitoring and managing deliverables, tracking and resolution of issues and managing relationships with internal business partners and stakeholders.
• Perform maintenance of all miscellaneous financial and system tables as needed
• Identify and resolve hierarchy production issues both independently and in conjunction with business and technical subject matter experts in order to meet finance production schedules and reporting deadlines.
• Collaborate with finance end users, other members of the Finance Technology Transformation team and Technology & Operations and various other stakeholders to identify Hierarchy related needs to develop appropriate long- and short-term strategies and tactical plans for deliverables.
 
Risk Management and Control:

• Develop, implement, and assess balance and control mechanisms to ensure sufficient controls and safeguards to mitigate financial/operational/regulatory/reputation loss or damage and prevent / minimize delays in the time-sensitive production cycle
 
Production Support (50% of the role)
• Provide production support, troubleshooting and escalation as necessary for hierarchy-related issues to meet the requirements of the production schedules to minimize impact to financial reporting.
• Liaise with Technology & Operations during investigations and escalations to identify root causes of production issues and participate in the development and implementation of corrective action plans
 
Must Have Skills:
  • 4+ years of business analysis or data analysis experience
  • SQL skills (interpret and write complex SQL queries)
  • Knowledge of relational databases (MySQL, DB2, etc.)
  • VBA and MS Access
  • Experience with complex information systems (banking/corporate financial systems)
  • End-to-end process management experience
  • Project management skills (facilitation, resource management, project management, communication, coaching and mentoring skills)
 
Nice to Have Skills:
  • Hands on experience with SAP tools/systems
  • Banking/Financial Industry experience