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Senior Manager, Master Data Management

Company: myGwork
Location: Basking Ridge
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

Kennedys is looking for a Senior Manager - Master Data Management to join our Finance team in Basking Ridge. The role will lead a global Master Data Management team who maintain the Elite finance system database. In addition, they will be the custodians of the Intapp NBI system and processes. This dual role will be to proactively manage our data and ensure that its quality is as good as we can get it and is maintained to the standard the firm requires. The role will report to the Head of Business Intelligence. Team Our Finance team is made up of Financial Systems, Financial Control, Financial Planning and Reporting, Management Accountants, Credit Control, Legal Cashiers and Billers and Financial Operations Database teams. Kennedys Finance team support the Firm globally, producing timely and accurate financial and management information, reporting solutions and operational support to maintain the high standard of service offered to the Firm's internal and external clients. Key Responsibilities

  • Take ownership of the integrity of the data within the Elite database, from its input through maintenance and integration with other relevant business systems. Ensuring that Data Stewardship is in place and responsible for compliance of the agreed governance workflows with stakeholders
  • Work with the Data Strategy team and Kennedys Data Risk Lead to develop a set of disciplines and processes around the existing systems (Elite and NBI), to ensure the accuracy, completeness, timeliness and consistency of enterprise wide data across multiple business processes and functional areas globally
  • Identify process areas for review and continuous improvement
  • Conduct benchmarking activities to validate and improve our data management practices and policies
  • Influence, develop and maintain strong relationships with senior stakeholders, Team Leaders, Divisional Heads, Directors and Local Managing Partners to provide solutions driven advice and guidance, in line with the firm's vision Required experience
    • Experience in global hub development and remote team management
    • Data governance and management skills to support building a uniform, accurate and globally consistent master data asset
    • Exposure to client onboarding - specifically rate management
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with ability to navigate a broad spectrum of stakeholders
    • Knowledge of source system (Elite 3e) desirable About Kennedys Kennedys is a global law firm with expertise in dispute resolution and advisory services. With over 2,400 people worldwide across 44 offices in the UK, Europe, Middle East, Asia Pacific and America we have some of the most respected legal minds in their field. Our lawyers handle both contentious and non-contentious matters, and provide a range of specialist legal services, for many industry sectors but we have particular expertise in litigation and dispute resolution, especially in defending insurance and liability claims. We're a fresh-thinking firm, and we're not afraid to bring challenging new perspectives to the table way beyond the traditional realm of legal services. We empower our clients with a diverse range of ideas, tools and technology to make their lives easier, as well as delivering exceptional results, every time. What do we have to offer? We welcome high-performing lawyers, business services professionals, secretaries, graduates and apprentices to join our rapidly expanding global firm. Whatever your role at Kennedys, you'll be involved in exciting and stimulating work, where your input will make a difference. Our culture and values form a big part of who we are and we take them seriously. We make a difference by being approachable, straightforward, supportive and distinctive. Our values are at the core of who we are and what make us a great firm to work with and for. We develop careers in an innovative and collaborative global environment, with our values at the core. We believe that supporting individual growth and development puts us in the best position to attract and retain talented individuals. Regardless of role or level, everyone has access to virtual learning to help you develop your skills, wherever you are in the world. A variety of other exciting opportunities are available including secondments to clients and our global offices as well as a comprehensive benefits package (details are available upon request). We've created a culture based on client service, professional excellence, hard work and trust. We deeply value the relationships we build with our clients and we know that they value our warm, friendly human approach. We are here to provide answers, recommendations, strategy and tactics. Kennedys is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to ensuring our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. We expect all employees to be aware of and comply with all relevant policies and procedures within their jurisdiction, including those relating to Information Security, Data Protection and Quality Management, refer any breach promptly to Risk & Compliance and to complete all mandatory training when requested. This employer is a corporate member of
      myGwork - LGBTQ+ professionals, the business community for LGBTQ+ professionals,
      students, inclusive employers & anyone who believes in workplace equality.

Keywords: myGwork, Newark , Senior Manager, Master Data Management, Executive , Basking Ridge, New Jersey

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