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Data Control and Governance Manager

QBE Insurance
Leeds, United Kingdom
Posted 3 days ago Permanent Competitive

At QBE, we don’t just provide insurance – we make a positive difference in people’s lives. We’re committed to helping people and businesses protect themselves from risk, so they can focus on what they do best. We do this by being the most consistent and innovative risk partner for our customers, and a key part of the communities where we operate.

Join our diverse and enthusiastic Finance team in our fast-growing Leeds hub, and become part of a close-knit community of professionals across Finance, Claims, HR and IT. Build your skills and knowledge, make friends and discover opportunities to help you grow in your career, while being empowered to work flexibly and find the right balance so you can realise your full potential.

The opportunity

The Data Control and Governance Manger will shape, implement and manage key controls for all data accepted and used within Finance and to ensure the strategy is in line with best practices and wider group data policies. Ensuring that data is Valid, Accurate, Complete and delivered on a timely basis to support Group and Statutory reporting.

Your new role

The successful person will define and enable scalable, cost-efficient management and delivery of Finance data access and provision of Management Information to Finance stakeholders. Centralises the coordination of Finance Data and MI initiatives with a focus on delivering for Brilliant Basics, Analytics and Management Information 

Your primary responsibilities will include:

  • Support the Head of Data Centre of Excellence in developing & executing Finance Data Strategy and roadmap.
  • Providing oversight over the Finance Data Control Framework, ensuring controls are designed and operating effectively within Finance.
  •  Manage the data interdependencies with other stakeholders and ensure consistency and alignment of data used by others in the business (e.g. running the ‘3-way reconciliation’, and managing the resolution of all differences with the relevant stakeholders).
  • Build strong relationships with key stakeholders across Finance teams as well as with Risk, Legal, Compliance, Data & MI and Underwriting.
  • Where required, lead, motivate and manage a small team ensuring overall output and quality of services provided is within specified levels.

Your story so far

In order to thrive in the role as our Manager, Data Control & Governance here at QBE, we would expect you to have working experience in most of the following areas:

  • Experience of working within data and finance functions.
  • Experience of working on master data management (MDM) – performing the mapping, writing the rules and understanding the impact of the change.
  • Experience in the management of data quality and the techniques used to support this.
  • Qualified accountant or equivalent.
  • Good knowledge of data management/ governance processes and tools with successful business application.
  • Working knowledge of finance data controls and operational efficiency principals and best practices.

Why QBE? At My Best

At QBE, we want our people to feel rewarded and inspired to perform at their best, that’s why we have created “At My Best”. It’s our connection, our way of showing we have your back. We understand that one size doesn’t fit all and that priorities can change depending on your life stage. That is why our blend of wellbeing initiatives and benefits offer flexibility to suit what matters most to you. It’s in the culture of our business, our QBE DNA, to support our people.

Everything we do is underpinned by our QBE DNA - because we know it’s not just what we do that matters, it’s how we do it that makes the difference.  In addition to this, we also offer flexible parental leave for both parents and have several employee network groups that support and empower our diverse workforce.

At QBE, we view our people as our most precious asset. We understand the importance of fostering a work environment that is responsive to the changing needs of today's workforce. QBE aims to build a workplace that is fair and inclusive because we want to attract and retain the best people to do the job, we have adopted flexible working across the company and welcome this conversation.

Inclusion of Diversity

We are striving to create a workplace culture where all our people feel included, and we are committed to building a diverse workforce that is reflective of the communities we operate in.

We know that diversity of thought, background and experience enables better decision making, improves the quality of our delivery and helps us to meet the needs of our customers. 

We welcome applications from all; including individuals who identify as female, all ethnic backgrounds, and physical and mental abilities.

About QBE

QBE helps businesses build resilience through risk management and insurance.

QBE European Operations is part of QBE Insurance Group, one of the world’s leading international insurers and reinsurers and Standard & Poor’s A+ rated. Listed on the Australian Securities Exchange, QBE’s gross written premium for the year ended 31 December 2021 was US$18.5 billion.

As a business insurance specialist, QBE European Operations offers a range of insurance products from the standard suite of property, casualty and motor to the specialist financial lines, marine and energy. All are tailored to the individual needs of our small, medium and large customer base.

To find out more about why you should work for QBE, visit our careers website.

What next?

If you have a passion to contribute to QBE’s vision of enabling a more resilient future for our customers and the community, we encourage you to APPLY NOW! Simply click the “apply” button to submit your CV and other relevant documents, and a member of our friendly Talent Acquisition team will be in contact to discuss your interest further if you meet the requirements of the role.

Please make the Talent Acquisition team aware should you require any reasonable adjustments to be made during the recruitment process. 

How to Apply:

To submit your application, click "Apply" and follow the step by step process.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

QBE is an equal opportunity employer and is required to comply with equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction it operates.

Job ID  292830
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