Senior Business and Data Analyst – Finance Operati...

Job description

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About the role

The new Ops & Planning Finance team is looking for a Senior Business and Data Analyst – Finance Operations and Sysytems to join our growing team!

Under the supervision of Manager Data and Reporting Lead, Finance Operations and Systems, the candidate will collaborate and support to the processes related to data quality, data integrity and data management processes of finance reference data and understand business and technology needs to drive and prioritize data improvement initiatives.

This person will participate in the development of the operations and development of the Oracle EDMCS application, Oracle GL Cross Validation Rules (CVRs) and all financial Master Data Management (MDM) activities. As such the candidate will need to understand MDM lifecycle process and MDM data governance.

Workplace: Montreal (2020, Blvd. Robert-Bourassa)

What you’ll do here:

  • As part of the development of the development and implementation the governance processes, understand stakeholder requests, define objectives, develop detailed project plans, develop strategies to mitigate and quantify risks.
  • Support the development and implementation the governance processes to validate and syndicate changes to reference data across Oracle / SAS Modules that are approved by business.
  • Understand business processes and systems as well as the various data flows, develop them if necessary, and establish new mapping tables, while ensuring their consistency and precision, in connection with conversion, integration, the mapping, transformation and analysis of financial data.
  • Capture and track the measures and metrics related to the governance of data and report out any anomalies.
  • Support the establishment of data quality management best practices, standards, guidelines & processes and ensure adherence across the organization through regular audits.
  • Contribute to strong data analysis and solutioning in the data governance domain enabling stakeholders to manage, control and leverage quality information within and across business units and functional domains. This includes maintaining various dashboards, capability metrics and provision of reporting to identify trends, potential issues, support solutioning.
  • Perform security and maintenance of EDMCS.
  • Execute the loading of reference data into Oracle for new and existing dimensional data, execute create and change requests.
  • Work with technical lead teams regarding customization and integration of finance applications.
  • Interface and co-ordinate with the applicable functional business units to action changes to the master data files.
  • With the team, act as an advisory role to the business team on future process models, product launches, support of acquisitions, changes in organizational structure.
  • Execute requests for mass maintenance of reference data to ensure the appropriate standards and governance rules are maintained.
  • Perform on-going 52-109 controls related to the data management and reporting (access, security, change management etc.).
  • Act as support or back-up to the development and automation of reports defined as part of the current project.


What you bring to the table:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting/Finance or equivalent experience.
  • CPA Certified Public Accountant (asset).
  • Experience and knowledge of integration / conversion and mapping of financial data.
  • Experience in master data management strategies, data governance and/or data steward or equivalent experience (an asset).
  • 3 to 4 years of relevant experience.
  • Experience with 52-109/SOX controls
  • Excellent oral/written communication skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong negotiation skills and ability to persuade, influence and motivate from a wide variety of functional background.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities.

Here are a few reasons why others have joined our team:

  • An award-winning, inspiring workplace that supports its people and recognizes great work
  • Stimulating, challenging projects and development opportunities to help you grow your skills and career
  • A comprehensive financial rewards program that recognizes your success
  • An extensive, flexible benefits package
  • An industry leading Employee Share Purchase Plan where we match 50% of net shares purchased
  • A $350 annual wellness account that promotes an active lifestyle

Flexible Work Arrangements

Right now, we support 100% remote work, if your role permits. We anticipate that in early 2022, we’ll be moving to a hybrid approach which gives us the best of both worlds – a mix of home and in-office workdays.

Closing Statement

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

At Intact, our value of Respect is founded on seeing diversity as a strength, being inclusive and fostering collaboration. We value diversity and strive to create an inclusive, accessible workplace where all individuals feel valued, respected and heard.

If we can provide a specific adjustment to make the recruitment process more accessible for you, please advise the Talent Acquisition partner who reaches out about the job opportunity and they will work with you to meet your needs.

Background Checks

As an employer and publicly traded financial services company, the best interests of our customers, employees and shareholders are important to us. We want Intact to be a great place to work! This means that internal and external candidates will be asked to consent to background checks so we can learn more about you. Please note that for positions with access to financial data or funds, your credit must be in good standing.

Internal Candidates

For internal candidates, you can apply for a posted position if you have been in your current position for at least 12 months and are performing at a satisfactory level. Please note we may have identified other internal candidates through our Employee Development Program, and that the selection process may also be opened to external applicants.

Eligibility to Work in Canada

It’s important that you are legally eligible to work in Canada at the time an offer of employment is made. You may be requested to provide proof of eligibility at that time.

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