Sr Associate, Data Governance

Santander Consumer   •  

Dallas, TX

Industry: Accounting, Finance & Insurance

  •  

8 - 10 years

Posted 57 days ago

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Summary of Responsibilities:

The Sr. Associate, Data Governance serves as a subject matter expert for designing end to end data governance structure for specific reporting and processes. S/he will liaise with business leaders and other stakeholders to ensure the delivery of quality products within the expected timeframes.

Essential Functions:

  • Conducts data management maturity assessments and identifies pain points for capabilities including data quality, governance, architecture, analytics, metadata management, master data management, etc.
  • Builds future state governance strategy and roadmaps; presents to senior leadership.
  • Identifies data governance gaps and assesses data governance maturity.
  • Collaborates with data stewards to produce data quality mapping.
  • Facilitates resolution of data conflicts across lines of businesses.
  • Builds and sustains cross-functional relationships through consistent and predictable collaboration efforts.
  • Provides oversight through collaboration and/or development of supplemental guidance to ensure successful implementation of policy requirements.
  • Gathers critical information from meetings with various stakeholders to produce useful reporting working closely with department heads, technicians, and managerial staff.
  • Presents data, results, and/or recommendations from projects or process implementations to senior leadership as directed.
  • Prepares and analyzes extensive data for timely and accurate managerial reporting in monthly boards of director’s meetings.
  • Identifies trends, advises management and recommends actions based on sound advise.
  • Consults with management to guide and influence long term and strategic decision making within the broadest scope.
  • Ensures that solutions meet the business needs and adherence to company standards.
  • Provides guidance and direction to less experienced data analysts on data analysis and maintenance of data infrastructure.
  • Provides recommendations to complex business scenarios/problems.

Other Functions:

  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Education –
    • Bachelor’s Degree: Finance, Economics, Computer Science, Mathematics/Statistics, Actuarial Science, or other equivalent field.
    • or equivalent work experience
    • Master’s Degree: Finance, Economics, Computer Science, Mathematics/Statistics, Actuarial Science, or other equivalent field.
  • Experience –
    • 9-12 years Audit, regulatory, compliance, operational, or financialexperience with Data Governance
  • Skills & Abilities –
    • Advanced knowledge of data governance best practices, challenges, and approaches; metadata, data quality, and data stewardship.
    • Knowledge of regulatory compliance requirements in financial services industry.
    • Ability to comprehend processes and systems associated with data management; evaluate and understand business challenges; their technical implications, and potential solutions for implementation.
    • Ability to interact with all levels of management and negotiate project priorities and deliverables.
    • Ability to work across multiple lines of business and facilitate large cross-functional meetings.
    • Strong project management skills.
    • Ability to interact with senior level management; experience interfacing with multiple levels of the organizational structure.
    • Ability to maintain and report on confidential information in an appropriate manner.
    • Ability to communicate at all levels with clarity, poise, maturity and precision both written and verbal.
    • Ability to exercise stakeholder confidentiality and discretionary judgment.
    • Ability to communicate at all levels with clarity, poise, maturity and precision both written and verbal.
    • Ability to convey a sense or urgency and drive
    • Ability to adjust to new developments/changing circumstances.
    • Ability to make effective decision making on complex matters.
    • Ability to lead, influence and direct peers, subordinates and management.
    • Results oriented; ability to work efficiently and meet strict reporting deadlines.
    • Self-directed, self-motivated and demonstrated experience providing ideas and solutions to further business understanding.
    • Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy.