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Senior Data Governance Analyst

Company: Elite Placement Group
Location: Stamford
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

Senior Data Governance Analyst

We are recruiting a Senior Data Governance Analyst to join our Global Finance Analytics and Reporting team in our Stamford office. This role is ideal for a detail-oriented, experienced professional specializing in data governance and with a strong background in data-as-a-product concepts. The candidate will be key in transforming how we manage data, ensuring data is used effectively across the finance reporting spectrum. Your primary responsibility will be to design, implement, and refine the data governance framework that underpins our financial data. Your skills will enable the integration of diverse data sources, creating a consistent, accurate, and reliable data landscape. Working closely with finance and merchant operations teams, you will ensure that our data governance strategy aligns with business objectives.


  • Development and maintenance of Data Governance policies, standards, and procedures.
  • Define Data Domains, Datasets and Data Ownership in our governance tools.
  • Collaborate with Data Owners / Data Stewards to understand challenges, priorities and requirements, supporting the development of strategies for implementing solutions.
  • Work with Data Stewards to implement stewardship processes and workflows, enabling business users to take ownership of Data Quality and integrity.
  • Oversee the adoption of Data Governance tooling (including data catalog).
  • Conduct Data Quality assessments and audits to identify gaps, issues, and areas for improvement.
  • Develop and monitor metrics and KPIs, reporting regularly to management and stakeholders.
  • Provide guidance and support to business users on Data Governance best practices.
  • Collaborate with Technology to ensure Data Governance principles are adhered to.
  • Assist in developing and delivering Data Governance training programs for business users.
  • Stay updated with industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices in Data Governance. Qualifications:
    • 5 + years experience working as a Data Governance Analyst or in a similar role.
    • Strong knowledge of Data Governance concepts, frameworks, and best practices. Desirable knowledge of the DAMA data governance framework.
    • Proficient in data management and data integrity, including Data Quality and lineage.
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to identify and resolve issues.
    • Demonstrated experience in Data Governance and metadata management tools.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills - ability to communicate effectively and appropriately depending on the audience.
    • Highly motivated and able to work independently with minimal supervision
    • Strong influencing skills and ability to work with stakeholders at all levels of the business. Employee Programs & Benefits:

      We offer competitive benefits and programs to support our employees, their families and local communities. These include:
      • Competitive comprehensive medical, dental, retirement and life insurance benefits
      • Employee assistance & wellness programs
      • Parental and family leave policies
      • Each office has a Charity Committee and as a part of this program employees are allocated 2 days annually to volunteer at the selected charities.
      • Charitable contribution match program
      • Tuition assistance & reimbursement
      • Quarterly Innovation & Collaboration Awards
      • Employee discount program, including access to fitness facilities
      • Competitive paid time off
      • Continued learning opportunities

Keywords: Elite Placement Group, Stamford , Senior Data Governance Analyst, Accounting, Auditing , Stamford, Connecticut

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