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Finance Data Solution, VP

Company: Mizuho Financial group
Location: New York
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

The Data Solution Unit is responsible for enhancing the data integrity of the financial regulatory reporting process, communicating data requirements and ensuring a sound data governance environment around the financial regulatory reports submitted to the U.S. regulators and other finance processes.

The Unit also partners with data management office, business data owners, IT, finance change management team and stakeholders across multiple functions and geographic locations to identify data improvement opportunities, provide leadership and solutions in the implementation of Mizuho's data enhancement initiatives.

Summary:

This position is primarily responsible for implementing data solutions for financial regulatory reporting and other finance processes. In addition, this position supports stakeholders in identifying data quality and data availability issues and creates strategic plans to address these issues through collaborative efforts with multiple business partners.

In addition, this position needs to promote industry best practice and regulatory expectations on data management. This includes ensuring preparedness of data solutions for regulatory examinations. As such, this position requires wide breadth of expertise in both financial and regulatory reporting pertaining to financial institutions, excellent technical knowledge in finance / accounting, experience in data management, project management and excellent relationship skills to provide leadership in multiple collaborative work streams.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Planning, design, and execution of data solution initiatives in accordance to Mizuho's Data Management Policy for Mizuho Americas Finance (MAF)'s financial regulatory reporting functions.
  • Work closely with Finance process owners (e.g. Financial Regulatory Reporting Team) to understand related business requirements. Draft and establish data requirements based on business requirements and communicate data requirements to data owners across MUSO.
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of financial and regulatory reporting requirements and offer solutions to enhance data accuracy of Mizuho's regulatory filings and other finance processes;
  • Create and maintain a centralized Finance data dictionary and conduct periodic (annual/semi-annual) review to ensure the data dictionary is up-to-date.
  • Work with Finance process owners to ensure data definitions align with business and regulatory requirements.
  • Monitor data deliveries to process owners, investigate, identify and report data issues to appropriate owners.
  • Raise data quality and data availability issues to Data Management Offices, monitor and ensure satisfactory resolution meeting the requirements of Finance process owners.
  • Work with the Finance Change Team to enhance data delivery pipelines to process owners.
  • Support process owners in UAT testing to confirm validity of data prior to go-live.
  • Work closely with Finance Quality Assurance to ensure satisfactory and timely remediation of data related issues.
  • Work closely with Data Management Office in ensuring Finance processes adhere to MUSO Data Management Policy.
  • Manages the Centralized Issue Tracking process for the Bank Controller's Department. Prepares and monitors issue management KPIs and support issue escalation as needed.
  • Solve other relevant issues that may arise on an ad-hoc basis.

Qualifications:

  • Eligible to work in the U.S.;
  • Bachelor's degree;
  • CFA, CPA certification preferred;
  • 8 or more years of relevant experience in managing data for financial and regulatory reporting and performing regulatory reporting at a large and complex financial institution;
  • Advanced knowledge of financial and banking products;
  • Advanced knowledge of accounting, finance, regulatory reporting and risk management;
  • Experience in project management, including running meetings, tracking issue resolution progress and driving issues to closure;
  • Strong analytical and verbal/written communication skills;
  • Advance proficiency in performing data analytics using MS Excel incl. VBA, SQL, MS Access Database, Alteryx, Tableau and other advanced tools alike
  • Advance knowledge of U.S. Basel III capital adequacy requirements including calculation methodologies and data requirements for reporting Risk Weight Assets (RWA) preferred;
  • Experience in business analyst (BA) functions, complex system development and data warehouse development.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a "can-do" mentality;

Company Overview

Mizuho Americas is a leading financial institution comprising several legal entities, which together offer clients corporate and investment banking, financing, securities, treasury services, asset management, research and more. Mizuho's operations in the Americas connect a broad client base of major corporations, financial institutions and public sector groups to local markets and a vast global network. Mizuho Americas is an integral part of the Japan-based Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE: MFG), which is comprised of offices in nearly 40 countries, approximately 60,000 employees, and assets of more than USD 1.8 trillion. Learn more at mizuhoamericas.com.

Mizuho Bank Ltd. offers a competitive total rewards package.

We are an EEO/AA Employer - M/F/Disability/Veteran.

We participate in the E-Verify program.

We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

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Keywords: Mizuho Financial group, New York , Finance Data Solution, VP, Other , New York, New York

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