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Finance Senior Data Lead

Job Req ID 21317668 Primary Location New York, New York; Denmark Job Category Finance
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The Finance Senior Data Lead for Finance overviews the overall Data Policies and Standards developed at enterprise level which guides Data Management across the Finance function. Reporting to the Finance Chief Data Governance Officer, this role is responsible for the governance and utilization of data/information as a critical business asset across the Finance function. The Finance Senior Data Lead also ensures our Finance function’s goals are achieved in a manner that leverages the best practices and sound procedures expected of a global, systemically important financial institution. This role will drive Finance Data Strategy and partner effectively across the function to ensure corporate standards are adhered to. The Finance Senior Data Lead takes the enterprise policies and standards and translates to local procedures, measures and controls and implement them in a way that makes sense for Finance. The aim of the  this role is to provide a framework that empowers the Finance function to drive opportunity, innovation, and business value ensuring the best result for our clients.  This role is responsible for ensuring that the Finance function is aware of, and compliant with, Citi’s Data Policy. The individual will also ensure that our data lifecycle management processes regarding definition, standardization, privacy, retention and disposal are robust.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Primary role will be accountable for identifying and driving end results relative to data issue remediation and Data Governance capability adoption across key finance disciplines.

  • Ensures adherence to the standards and procedures to identify and define the data domains and associated models of the enterprise data assets. Data domains represent the related models that encompass an entire business or functional concept

  • Defines the logical data models and quality rules for owned domains

  • Assesses the efficacy and completeness of existing data contracts, and be a key taxonomy and tool for the Business Simplification that has ownership for Process Modelling

  • Establishes procedures and curate processes for identifying, reporting, monitoring, escalating and remediating all data quality concerns

  • Participates in and leverages the existing Data Governance Council established at the Citi level to strengthen procedures and processes for the continuous improvement of data quality

  • Collaborates with stakeholders in the businesses to ensure they remediate issues that materialize in Finance.

  • Establishes the policies and standards that provide oversight and controls for the use of

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  • A senior executive with a minimum of –15+ years relevant practical experience with an observable and impactful delivery track record

  • The ability to partner and influence at a senior level ensuring shared ownership of the Finance function’s data strategy

  • An understanding of the dynamics of effective data management within a global organization

  • Proven leadership ability including the experience of effectively managing global teams

  • A relentless, and uncompromising, approach to Data Quality

  • Well-developed decision-making skills and the ability to take a leadership position on Data issues across the Finance function including, where appropriate, interacting with the relevant regulatory bodies on all Data Strategy related issues

  • An understanding of the overall regulatory environment as it impacts data quality at a G-SIB organization

  • An understanding of the overlap of, and potential synergies available, if Business Data is used efficiently across Risk, Finance and Compliance

  • An understanding of the data supporting Citi’s businesses and products

  • A technology background and/or CFO/CRO experience


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