Data Governance Associate

New York, NY

Posted: 06/22/2022 Industry: Access Staffing Job Number: 17202745

Job Description

Leading Asset Management firm is looking for a high-energy individual to join the business as a Data Governance Associate in the Client Data Strategy team. The team is responsible to provide client data oversight and is charged with stewarding client data on behalf of global client coverage. The role requires a close partnership with other functions within the organization including Enterprise Data Governance, CRM, IT, Finance and Operations Teams.
  • Effectively interact with Business Management, Client Coverage and CRM & Sales Enablement teams to understand the business needs and supporting data & process requirements
  • Perform business analysis tasks such as documenting business process map, analyze process challenges & issues and recommend target state; ask leading questions to elicit information from non-technical users; document the findings and present the results of analyses
  • Manage the firm's business glossary and data catalog for client data attributes, log data and process issues, perform data analysis, design, definition and profiling
  • Manage the portfolio of projects required to successfully execute client data governance strategy
  • Deliver data quality metrics and insights through reports, presentations & interactive dashboards to drive governance strategy
  • Document data governance project scope and obtain sponsor approvals. Manage project tasks, timeline, risks and issues.
  • Help with evaluation of new data sources, and subsequent onboarding of the data on governance framework
  • Ensure all requirements align with enterprise data governance standards.
  • Bachelor's Degree in IT, Business Analytics or related field of study.
  • 5+ years' hands-on experience in managing data and analytics projects within Financial Services / Asset Management particularly in one or more of the following topics: Master Data Management, Data Profiling, Data Quality, Data Glossaries, Data Catalogs, Taxonomy, Data Modeling, Metadata, Data Discovery, Business Semantics
  • Strong analytical, project management and technical skills; must be proficient in SQL, Alteryx and Tableau or comparable tools; experience with Python, R, and Collibra (or another similar product) preferred.
  • Ability to breakdown complex business problems into meaningful components that are understandable by various levels within the firms.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills with ability to explain technical ideas to business users.
  • Attention to detail and business acumen essential.
  • Team player with strong work ethic and focus on meeting deadlines & objectives.
  • Ability to work independently and demonstrate critical thinking.

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