Master Data Analyst
Finance
Full Time
Charlotte, Nc
2018-06-30

Electrolux North America, Inc., a $5 billion manufacturing and sales subsidiary of AB Electrolux, is seeking an experienced Master Data Analyst to handle a variety of accounting, data and reporting activities. Project implementation experience as well as ability to communicate across all organizational levels is necessary. The position reports to the Data, Business & Reporting Process Manager, North America and is based in Charlotte, NC.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for timely integration of SAP Financial data into the Consolidated North America Sector financial reporting information.
  • Key role in SAP implementation project and numerous standardization efforts across various entities and finance disciplines.
  • Execute and proactively drive COA (Chart of Account) standardization initiatives across all systems.
  • Improves the monthly financial closing processes utilizing SMART principles.
  • Develop understanding of month-end allocation process leveraged in reporting process.
  • Serve as a financial data steward for EMA NA master data.
  • Process reference and master data maintenance requests as appropriate.
  • Partner with Global Shared Services on establishing Master and Reference Data governance processes.
  • Ability to analyze account reconciliations; including the ability to recognize inappropriate balances and transactions with follow-up and resolution. 
  • Cultivate relationships with main business partners.
  • Work directly with both internal and external auditors on financial audits.   

As a Master Data Analyst, this role will be a key participant in the SAP migration project and preparation activities related to the general accounting group. Position requires close interaction with other local and global groups as a team to produce consolidated financial results. Position maintains accounting systems to ensure the proper recording and accounting for company transactions; provides financial statements, analysis, and other key management reports on a monthly basis.

Minimum Qualification

  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in Information Mgmt, Finance, Accounting, Business, or Information Tech.
  • CPA, CMA and/or MBA a plus.
  • 3+ years of experience, preferably in accounting and/or data management.

​KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Superior data management and analysis skills including demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft products, data warehouse queries, etc.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, oral and written communication skills.
  • Extremely detailed oriented.
  • Must possess a proactive work ethic, including the ability and desire to take ownership of process improvement and other projects.
  • Strong business aptitude, including having an outward perspective regarding how financial results are communicated and analyzed by internal audiences.
  • Effective problem solver in a fast-paced, multi-tasking, deadline-driven work environment.
  • Prior experience in a multinational manufacturing corporation preferred.
  • Prior SAP implementation experience preferred.
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
  • Effective in dealing with others to obtain information required for financial reporting and disclosures.
  • Solid understanding of Chart of Accounts management and reporting.
  • Operates with the highest integrity.
  • Flexibility/Adaptable to meet business needs.
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