Sr Master Data Operations Project Manager

Employer
Location
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Posted
Jun 15, 2017
Closes
Aug 18, 2017
Category
Accounting
Employment Status
Full Time
Join us as a Sr. Master Data Operations Project ManagerPrimary FunctionThis role captains the operations of the SAP Financial (G/L) Master Data team; driving operational efficiencies, increasing bench strength and establishing strong cross-functional relationships to drive optimal solutions for complex business needs.  This role also owns establishment and application of finance master data governance criteria and SOX controls.Key Responsibilities
  • Sets work prioritization and assignment strategy for the master data team; manages workload to ensure critical work is completed timely while fueling growth of team members.
    • Establishes training, task rotation and project assignment strategy to build and retain knowledge
    • Engages in real time coaching and development conversations
    • Accountable for key performance indicators ensuring work is assigned appropriately and levels of service are met
  • Champions a culture of curiosity and continuous improvement to optimize processes and use of system capabilities without sacrificing data quality.
  • Develops and maintains deep understanding and subject matter expertise. 
  • Synthesizes complex information, articulates issues and develops strategies to drive effective solutions.
  • Develops and builds partnerships across Finance, Human Resources Operations and technical teams with the ability to influence, manage expectations and hold others accountable. 
  • Ensures compliance with SOX controls and data governance guidelines.  As the master data steward, identifies opportunities to modify governance to ensure relevancy as system and business needs evolve.
  • Special projects as assigned.
Requirements
  • Bachelor degree
  • 5+ years of business and/or financial systems experience
  • Knowledge of accounting, reporting, and/or general ledger master data
  • Proven problem solving and critical thinking skills; ability to anticipate challenges and lead team to resolve effectively
  • Strong project management and prioritization skills with the ability
  • Ability to collaborate and influence peers, partners and clients of all levels
  • Curious mindset; ability to innovate, drive change and work through setbacks

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