Cargill Finance Global Master Data Specialist in Bangalore, India

Finance Global Master Data Specialist

Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience. We have 150,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.


Position Purpose:

The Finance organization within Cargill includes FP&A, A&F, Corporate Financial Reporting, Treasury, Tax and the related Finance activities performed in the Cargill business Enterprises. In addition it includes the various Finance activities executed by the 6 Cargill Business Service centers, globally. The group collectively is working to establish a concerted focus on critical data management areas to help achieve a vision of more widely accessible, usable and secured financial related data. This position will be part of the ground breaking activities towards achieving these goals.

The Finance Master Data Analyst is expected to work closely with the business process experts in order to ensure good master data quality, compliance and operating procedures. Knowledge of SAP master data management is necessary. This role is responsible to ensure quality of master data in all key systems (SAP and JDE), development and documentation of master data processes with other functional data owners to support ongoing master data maintenance and integrity.

1.Accountable for establishment and seamless conduct of Finance Master Data Governance (60%)

a.Build-out and Manage the Finance Master Data Strategy. Keep it aligned with the overall Master Data Strategy at Cargill

b.Establish and Maintain master data process diagrams for creation, update, reporting and deletion of master data with roles & responsibilities for each step.

c.Assemble all finance master data definitions; agreed common master data definitions; master data definitions catalog.

d.Description and Assessment of Sources and Contributors aligned with Application architecture and business capabilities framework

e.Develop Reference and Master Data Integration Architecture and Roadmap. Data Integration Services Design Specifications

f.Build Trusted (Golden) Reference and Master Data

g.Develop & guide the implementation of Master Data Sharing / Integration Services

2.Lead the setup of data policies and procedures for data management areas (10%)

a.Identify data policies and procedures to be created for effective and efficient master data governance.

b.Responsible for defining and maintaining master data related policies, presenting new policies or policy modifications to the relevant governance bodies for review and approval.

c.Responsible for implementation and governance of master data policies.

3.Advise and direct on the implementation of master data models and ways of working in finance projects in alignment with master data policies and procedures. Guide and direct the resolution of master data issues in finance projects (20%)

4.Promote the value of a master data management focused culture/mindset and monitor & communicate conformance with Finance master data policies (5%)

5.Miscellaneous duties and responsibilities as assigned (5%)


Minimum Required Qualifications

  • B.E. and/or MBA

  • 12 years of experience in Master Data Management and Governance

  • Excellent verbal and written English communication skills and demonstrated experiences communicating across diverse cultures, teams and regions

  • Ability, as exhibited from past experiences, to build and explain a robust master data management operating model and focused culture

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in Master Data Management and Analytics in multinational corporations

  • Experience in SAP

  • Formal degree or qualification in Master Data Management or Data Management

  • Formal certification in Master Data Management

Job Finance/Accounting

Primary Location India-KA-Bangalore

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Shift Day Job

Req ID: BAN01999