Finance - FP&A - Data Governance - Analyst/ Sr Analyst - Bengaluru

    • Bangalore, India

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Divisional Overview:

The Finance, Planning & Analysis group (FP&A) is responsible for business planning and budgeting at the firm, including revenue, expense, liquidity and capital. The group works closely with Controllers, Treasury, and Risk to improve our planning governance, framework, and processes as part of executing the firm's long-term strategy. The group also includes the divisional CFO and financial analysis teams for the non-revenue divisions.

Position Summary:

The Data Governance team is a new area within FP&A that will be responsible for the development and implementation of a data governance framework to support a range of foundational information requirements central to FP&A's mandate and the firm's core reporting infrastructure. The purpose of the team is to ensure that data quality is maintained and that appropriate change management policies and procedures are in place and enforced.

Foundational information requirements include: the firm's function taxonomy, organization hierarchies, and the linkage between these two datasets. Also included are data requirements in support of the firm's cost allocation process and the firm's investment programs. These data requirements will evolve and grow over time.

The successful candidate will be able to develop, implement, and manage centralized control processes, interact effectively with stakeholders across the firm.

Principal Responsibilities

  • Develop and oversee a centralized data governance control framework to ensure the accuracy and on-going quality of various foundational datasets
  • Develop standards, processes, policies and procedures, and change management controls to support the data governance framework
  • Develop and monitor data quality metrics and reporting
  • Provide thought leadership and participate in projects / initiatives to improve upstream / downstream data flows and processes
  • Serve in an advisory role for organizational restructures, allocation management and other strategic reporting initiatives
  • Partner with Human Capital Management and divisional management teams to gather and understand functional requirements, streamline processes and develop/enhance reporting models

Experience / Skills
  • Finance Professional with 2-4 years' experience - preferably with prior process design, information management, or data governance experience
  • Experience in Financial Planning or Business Analysis also preferred
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to summarize and present information at a management level
  • Clear and effective communications skills both verbally and in writing. Experience working in a global organization preferred
  • Strong networking skills to establish contacts and partnerships with other teams in Goldman Sachs
  • Impeccable attention to detail and ability to organize own time
  • Ability to work in a team based environment and to interface with employees at all levels
  • Willingness to challenge current practices, suggest new ways of working, and offer value-added ideas
  • Adapt easily to a dynamic organization and ability to work well under pressure
  • MS Office skills - Advanced MS Excel knowledge, basic proficiency on MS PowerPoint
  • Proficiency with SQL (data modelling), Hyperion / Essbase, Smart View preferred



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