Lilly Consultant-Financial Expert MDM in Indianapolis, Indiana
Title Consultant-Financial Expert MDM
State / Province Indiana
Workplace Arrangement Local
Company Overview At Lilly, we unite caring with discovery to make life better for people around the world. We are a global healthcare leader headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. Our 39,000 employees around the world work to discover and bring life-changing medicines to those who need them, improve the understanding and management of disease, and give back to our communities through philanthropy and volunteerism. We give our best effort to our work, and we put people first. We’re looking for people who are determined to make life better for people around the world.
Responsibilities 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, master data experts, and other support roles who help manage the end-to-end integration. This group also provides production support and master data governance. The Integrated Services works in close partnership with the Information Technology team in support of all initiatives.
Purpose of the Position:
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 Expert is globally recognized as an internal consultant of Finance master data and fulfills a fundamental element for sound master data governance. This role ensures that the data model supporting Finance (O2C, P2P, ICO, & GA) is aligned to enable flawless execution of end-to-end business processes. The Global Data Expert’s mission is to implement standards for proactive master data management while ensuring consistency in governance across supply chain and finance. Through the depth and breadth of technical expertise of the Global Data Expert, processes to deliver master data creation, master data changes, mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, and ongoing data quality are reliable, sustainable and robust.
Key Responsibilities Include:
Drive Master Data Governance Globally for Finance
Develop and maintain the strategy for managing the lifecycle of master data and apply this concept to the creation, change, inactivation and deletion of the Finance master data
Influence the adoption of the data lifecycle management strategy globally throughout Finance.
Govern the create / update of global data field values by determining options and possible values. Determine and design the available dropdown options as needed.
Establish security design to guarantee only authorized users can access their data
Establish and lead the global adoption of Finance Master Data Quality
Identify critical data fields and define business rules to maintain the accuracy, completeness, relevancy, and consistency of these fields
Establish rule governance, development and implementation approval
Define and design the reporting scheme for Finance Data Quality Dimensions and KPI’s
Decide and take action to cleanse master data through this reporting scheme
Lead the Global and Local Data Analysts in their data quality responsibilities
Anticipate, analyze, and resolve Global Master Data Quality issues for Finance
Lead the master data workstream for Large Projects impacting Finance master data
Consult and advise Global Data Analysts in their project support work for small to medium projects
Design improvements to the extract, transform, and loading of master data
Innovate, create, and drive master data management solutions to improve execution of business processes
Engage with Global Process Owners to ensure all enhancements to any particular process requiring master data changes will be fully vetted for use throughout the end-to-end business process
Develop and deliver competency models for master data professionals
Ensure all master data SOPS, User Guides, Job Aids are routinely updated
Formally mentor several Global Data Analysts
Build relationships to integrate data governance practices with Supply Chain, Product Costing, and Quality
Bachelor’s Degree in Materials Management, Engineering, Sciences, Finance, Business Administration, Information Technology, a related field or prior equivalent work experience.
A minimum of 5 years working with SAP
A minimum of 2 years working with SAP master data within Finance and/or Supply Chain
At least 5 years Lilly or industry experience in supply chain, finance or data management
Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to be employed in the United States. Lilly does not anticipate providing sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H-1B or TN status) for this employment position.
Demonstrated ability to bring together, influence, drive change, and ensure accountability from all levels of personnel and management without direct authority
Previous SAP implementation experience
Deep cross-functional knowledge of SAP data design within Finance and/or Supply Chain
Strong understanding of downstream business impact of data fields and integration with other SAP modules
Demonstrated ability to plan, design, map, cleanse, and discover SAP master data through project work
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
Demonstrated ability to design and implement 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
Demonstrated ability to drive cross-functional decision-making
Strong advocate for quality and results
Assertive, persistent, yet open-minded
Ability to see the bigger picture
Strong conceptual and analytical skills
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 20% of the working time)
Lilly is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.
Removal Date 03-Nov-2017