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Finance Global Data Analyst - O2C Cork Ireland,  

Lilly (company)

Posted on : 22 October 2017

Project Description

Finance Global Data Analyst - O2C
The Global Business Solutions (GBS) Center in Cork was established in July 2010 to provide financial shared services support. Since 2010, the scope of GBS Cork has expanded into other Business Service functions, including Customer Meeting Services, Global HR Data Management and Medical Information.

We have a hugely diverse group of employees with 34 nationalities from many backgrounds lending to a vibrant culture.

Lilly enjoys a strong reputation for quality and consistent focus on employee development. We always look at ways to provide different opportunities for our people to grow and build an exceptional and fulfilling career.

The Integrated Services Group manages the implementation of complex projects related to the Lilly single global instance of SAP, as wells as other systems and processes that connect to SAP. This team supports all business units and divisions of the corporation. Projects include the integration of new plant sites, changes related to logistics, acquisitions, divestitures, system upgrades, and integration of new technology for purpose of automation or meeting external requirements. Team members include global process owners, subject matter experts, data experts, and other support roles who help manage the end-to-end integration. This group also provides production support, and global process ownership. Integrated Services works in close partnership with the Information Technology team in support of all initiatives.
Master Data Governance is essential to the successful use of SAP at Eli Lilly and Company. Without clean, accurate, relevant, and consistent master data, SAP cannot be leveraged to its full potential.

The Finance Global Data Analyst works as a member of the Integrated Services Master Data Management (MDM) team to support Order To Cash business processes within SAP. The Order To Cash Global Data Analyst provides detailed knowledge and assistance to Global Business Solution centers (GBS), affiliates, sites, and outsourced partners to ensure understanding of the data and changes needed to support everyday business. Specifically, the GDA implements and executes the master data governance strategy, implements projects, and provides day-to-day production support to the user community.
Implement Master Data Governance
Provide cross-functional and geographic perspectives on data governance
  • Provide leadership and suggestions for proactive data auditing and lifecycle management
  • Implement data quality metrics and help interpret any trends on data quality within their functional area / geography
  • Monitor business conformity to governance rules and policies
  • Drive the completion of assigned data auditing tasks
  • Develop consistent procedures, processes, and tools across Integrated Services MDM
  • Protect the integrity and accuracy of data to be loaded into the SAP system
  • Articulate the impact to master data of IT design, business processes, & end user transactionsImplements Projects
  • Partner with IT and SME resources to represent MDM and identify and resolve data and design gaps
  • Lead local contacts thru Data Mapping, Discovery, and Transformation
  • Leverage technical expertise to Load and Verify master data
  • Apply MDM governance rules and concepts to project work

  • User Education
  • Provide coaching and detailed knowledge transfer to key business partners
  • Deliver training to educate local data analysts, business process owners, and stakeholders on data quality and data governance
  • Develop and refine global data documentation as needed: SOPs, Transaction Aids, Job Aids, etc

  • Support End-User Requests
  • Provide timely expert support to GBS s, affiliates, sites, and outsourced business partners by performing manual entry and mass loads of requested data into the SAP Production environment
  • Cross-train and share daily production support workload with other global data analysts
  • Collaborate with Integrated Services Subject Matter Experts and IT to resolve business problems

A successful candidate is detail-oriented, quality-conscious, and demonstrates a curious and inquisitive nature in their professional work and also has:

  • A minimum of 2 years working with SAP
  • Previous experience with SAP Order To Cash master data
  • At least 3 years Lilly or industry experience in supply chain, finance or data management
  • Bachelor s degree in Materials Management, Engineering, Sciences, Finance, Business Administration, Information Technology, a related field, or equivalent work experience
Previous SAP implementation experience
  • Knowledge of Order To Cash SAP data design
  • Strong understanding of downstream business impact of data fields and integration with other SAP modules
  • Demonstrated ability to map, cleanse, and discover SAP master data through project work
  • Previous experience loading data with WinShuttle software
  • Previous experience creating queries and reports in SAP to mine data from the system
  • Experience using Excel functionality such as V-lookup
  • Ability to triage and analyze ambiguous issues
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with ability to work as a member of global cross-functional business and IT teams
  • Demonstrated ability to manage internal customer relationships
  • Strong ability to influence others
  • Willingness to follow and enforce global, cross-functional processes and standards
  • Ability to work in teams or independently, manage time, prioritize tasks, and implement mitigating steps to keep projects on schedule to meet deadlines
  • Multi-lingual a plus
Work shift: Full time, normal work shift
  • Due to the nature of the support activities, some overtime and/or off hours  effort may be required during peak business times
  • Some international travel will be required (up to 10% of the working time)


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