Sr Specialist Master Data Management/FP&A - BPC COE Job

Date: Jun 26, 2019

Location: Petaling Jaya, B, MY

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Requisition ID: SHA002171

Within the Global Business Services (GBS) GBS Digital organization, the incumbent is responsible for ensuring the BPC COE operations activities in the forecasting cycle for FP&A teams appropriately to optimize business transactions. The incumbent will also provide operations solutions reviewing and analyzing system and passive data governance reports to ensure high quality data and timely and complete synchronization between systems. Acts to resolve all issues and discrepancies as data stewards responsible for qualification, data analysis, creation, modification and change control for LPT (Local Planning Tool) and BPC Operations.

Main Responsibilities:

Prepare Financial Data for Month End Management Reporting and Planning  (Extraction & Retraction from BPC and FP&A system tools)
Configuring and Scheduling Data Manager packages through BPC and LPT (Local Planning Tool) for Office.
Give support for LPT and BPC Operations to the business, investigating and resolving problems and inconsistencies and ensure that all the issues operations are being addressing with the respective system responsible and business owner.
Perform Detailed System/Reporting Analyses & Develop Functional & Technical Specifications for Improvement
Reviews data against the global data standards and when necessary country-specific and plant data standards
Reviews and analyzes system and passive data governance reports to ensure high quality data and timely and   complete synchronization between systems. Acts to resolve all issues and discrepancies.
Monitors and analyzes master data for assigned business processes; ensures timely updates, eliminates duplicate/obsolete data.
Analyzes data feeds and reconciles reports which are critical to daily operations.
Ensure operational oversight of data and FP&A tool, manage data quality, data privacy, security and risk management, as well as ensuring the policies and procedures.
Self-educate on industry updates i.e. read industry publications, maintain personal networks, participate in professional organizations, participate in educational opportunities


Main requirements:

Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field
SAP BPC, LPT experience required
A minimum of four to five (3-4) years relevant work experience in business/data/operations/planning.
Four to five (3-4) years of Master Data Management experience or related
FP&A (Financial Planning and Analysis) experience
Broad understanding and knowledge of applicable business processes including end-to-end process use of data and life-cycle of data (creation to use to inactivation).
Solid oral and written communication and interpersonal skills. 
Teamwork and collaborative focus, customer service oriented.
Ability to function in a high volume setting with tight deadlines
Attention to details with strong focus on data quality. Ability to identify root causes of errors and appropriate corrective actions.
Strong knowledge of SAP BPC, SAP BI and other FP&A tool functionality to support the BPC COE operations activities across the globe.
Ability to understand data flowing through complex BW/non-BW configurations
Thorough understanding of data manager packages – need to know how to use the standard DPMs and custom DPMs or DM Links and how to update master data using DPM and web client.
Strong knowledge of FP&A process in topics related to forecasting cycle, budget preparation and overall accounting knowledge to understand concept such as: Cost Center, Cost Element and chart of account structure.
Strong understanding of EPM to troubleshoot report/input templates (in cases of master data or other validations) and knowledge of how to create EPM ad – hoc reports.
Ability to use Excel & other tools to analyze large amounts of data – for example, to compare master data, dig into calculations, etc.  
Our employees are the key to our company’s success.  We demonstrate our commitment to our employees by offering a competitive and valuable rewards program.  Our Company’s benefits are designed to support the wide range of goals, needs and lifestyles of our employees, and many of the people that matter the most in their lives.

Job: Shared Services
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Employee Status: Regular
Number of Openings: 2
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Company Trade Name: MSD

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