Job ID R-027502Date posted 12/19/2022Primary Location SC-Fort MillOther Locations CA-Remote , CA-San Diego
Are you a team player? Are you curious to learn? Are you interested in working in meaningful projects? Do you want to work with cutting-edge technology? Are you interested in being part of a team that is working to transform and do things differently? If so, LPL Financial is the place for you!
Are you passionate about data governance?
Do you enjoy collaborating across business units to achieve strategic objectives?
Are you passionate about rallying teams together to solve complex data challenges in the financial services industry?
Would you like to drive business value by helping stakeholders improve their understanding of data and its use?
Are you solution-oriented and passionate about delivering results? Do you like thinking outside the box, learning new skills and problem solving?
Excited to learn more? If so, then this could be the role for you!
LPL Financial (Nasdaq: LPLA) was founded on the principle that the firm should work for the advisor, and not the other way around. Today, LPL is a leader* in the markets we serve, supporting more than 18,000 financial advisors, 800 institution-based investment programs and 450 independent RIA firms nationwide. We are steadfast in our commitment to the advisor-centered model and the belief that Americans deserve access to personalized guidance from a financial advisor. At LPL, independence means that advisors have the freedom they deserve to choose the business model, services, and technology resources that allow them to run their perfect practice. And they have the freedom to manage their client relationships, because they know their clients best. Simply put, we take care of our advisors, so they can take care of their clients.
The Enterprise Data & Analytics organization is a team of highly motivated and skilled professionals who are driving business value through data to create a sustainable competitive advantage for our company. Data Governance is a discipline that requires significant leadership and subject matter expertise in data governance capabilities and solutions, best practices and standards, innovation, and forward thinking.
As the VP of Data Governance, you will partner closely with the Business, Technology and Data Stewards to influence and drive our Data Governance Framework implementation along with enterprise cultural shift to being data driven. Success in this role requires significant cross company collaboration and a strong understanding of our business challenges, governance, processes, data structures and data architecture. Our team focuses on representing data as a strategic business asset to help serve our clients. You'll focus on using data and information to drive change and improvements in data related operations to help enable the business, as well as, providing risk related insights.
Ensures data integrity by implementing quality assurance practices, gathering and entering missing data, and resolving anomalies.
Develops procedures and processes to certify data quality for business purposes
Leads strategies and policies to ensure data consistency, accuracy, timeliness, validity and completeness
Accountable for adoption of defined data policies, standards and best practices
Collaborate with partners to influence development and implementation of innovative governance practices, roles, responsibilities
Leads the creation, maintenance and governance of taxonomies and ensures its applicability to content and/or data
Prepare presentation materials, coordinate, facilitate, and perform follow-up activities in support of Data Governance Committee meetings
Partnering on reviewing and administrating enterprise-wide master data management and metadata management efforts (data definitions, processes, tools, strategy, etc.)
Ensure that key data governance artifacts (documentation, definitions, processes, policies, etc.) are created, controlled, managed, and maintained over time
Foster data-driven culture and the creation of related competencies and data literacy across the organization
Work with key partners in Digital, Privacy, Security, Technology & Analytics functions to execute data access priorities and ensure proper controls are established
Facilitates connections among data stewards within your organization and across the enterprise
Oversees implementation of metadata repositories
Evaluates large datasets for quality and accuracy ensuring adherence to data quality standards.
Determines root cause for data quality errors and makes recommendations for long-term solutions.
Ensures data and information are handled in accordance with established laws, regulations and policies
Actively promotes a knowledge sharing culture and value proposition while generating awareness of initiatives throughout the organization
Articulates guiding principles and frameworks that align with the strategic vision
Able to promote, maintain, and enhance partnerships across the organization to achieve objectives and influence stakeholders
What are we looking for?
We want strong collaboratorswho can deliver a world-class client experience. We are looking for people who thrive in a fast-paced environment, are client-focused, team oriented, and are able to execute in a way that encourages creativity and continuous improvement.
Bachelor’s degree in Applied Sciences (Math, Statistics, Physics, Engineering, Computer Science, etc.) Business or other; advanced degree preferred
8+ years of data governance or management experience and 4+ year leading high performing teams required
Experience in developing data governance strategy, policies, and procedures, as well as successfully executing programs that meet or exceed business expectations
Knowledgeable in Data Quality/Governance tools (e.g. Collibra, Informatica, ASG, data.world, Manta, etc.)
Ability to create streamlined, documented processes and support guides for stakeholder to operate efficiently
Demonstrates thorough understanding of overall data models, data relationships, mapping lineage and business rules
Demonstrates data analysis skills and the ability to work independently
Ability to communicate thoughts/designs/ideas in an unambiguous manner and adjusts communication based on audience
Exhibits active and effective communication skills with team members - including active listening and effective written and verbal communication skills
Able to accurately estimate the tasks and resources needed to complete assigned project work
At LPL, we believe that objective financial guidance is a fundamental need for everyone. As the nation’s leading independent broker-dealer, we offer an integrated platform of proprietary technology, brokerage, and investment advisor services. We provide you with a work environment that encourages your creativity and growth, a leadership team that is supportive and responsive, and the opportunity to create a career that has no limits, only amazing potential.
We are one team on one mission. We take care of our advisors, so they can take care of their clients.
Because our company is not too big and not too small, you can seize the opportunity to make a real impact. We are committed to supporting workplace equality, and we embrace the different perspectives and backgrounds of our employees.We also care for our communities, and we encourage our employees to do the same. This creates an environment in which you can do your best work.
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