Lead Data Analyst, Master Data

Ref#: 24027

Function: IT

Location: Canada, ON, Waterloo

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As the Information Company, our mission at OpenText is to create software solutions and deliver services that redefine the future of digital. Be part of a winning team that leads the way in Enterprise Information Management. 

The opportunity:

Come join the OpenText Data Governance Organization (DGO), the team at the center of OpenText global business operations. As the Lead Data Analyst, your role is to be the expert in master data structure, design, governance and use across the global organization, helping to lead the growth and development of OpenText’s data strategy. This is a global role where you have impact and visibility across many teams and functions. You will be responsible for leading OpenText’s data migration of legacy master data from our acquired companies (M&A) into OpenText systems, ensuring business requirements are met and business processes are aligned with the master data. You will also be assigned as the master data lead on any other projects which have a master data component. Master data objects you may work with include Customer, Vendor, Materials, and Finance within the SAP ERP ecosystem and connected downstream systems including SalesForce, Assure, ITSM, Changepoint, Siebel and OpenAir.

You are great at:

• Deep understanding the SAP ERP master data ecosystem, including the fields, tables, and types of transactions which use the master data.
• Understanding of data integrations, specifically how master data from SAP can impact downstream systems and PI/PO.
• Understanding the Orders to Cash (O2C), Procure to Pay (P2P) and/or Record to Report (R2R) business streams.
• Building and maintaining cross-functional relationships, including aligning opinions and approaches across disparate teams.
• Contributing ideas on how data can be used to grow OpenText.
• Building a positive brand for the team.
• Using Excel for advanced data manipulations and analysis.
• Assisting with designing business processes to be aligned to the master data.
• Ensuring data accuracy, integrity, and completeness.

What it takes:

• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and business-related work experience totaling 8+ years. Master’s degree is an asset.
• 8+ years working with SAP or a similar ERP for maintaining master data, OR, a combination of master data management/governance experience and experience within the Orders to Cash (O2C), Procure to Pay (P2P), or Record to Report (R2R) business streams.
• Experience with data migrations and integrations is an asset.
• Advanced Excel skills to perform data manipulations and analysis.
• Knowledge and experience with master data tools such as SAP MDG, Data Services, Information Steward; or third-party tools such as Alteryx, Collibra, etc.
• Knowledge or experience using any one of SalesForce, ITSM, Assure, Siebel, Changepoint, OpenAir, or cloud biller systems is an asset.
• Excellent communication and collaboration skills with an ability to influence and lead those whom you do not directly oversee.
• Experience with Data Quality reporting, Business Intelligence, and AI would be beneficial.
• Attention to detail and accuracy in your work.
• Experience working in the IT function would be beneficial.

At OpenText we understand and value diversity in our employees and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We hire the best talent regardless of sex, national origin, disability or race. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process please email accommodationrequests@opentext.com.

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