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Senior Business Analyst Data Governance


Senior Business Analyst - Data Governance 

If you have an appreciation for Data Management and are looking to build your career in this rapidly growing specialisation, there is a unique and exciting opportunity to join the Group Data Office within Macquarie’s Banking and Financial Services Division. In this role, you’ll be working closely with a variety of stakeholders across the business to identify and manage critical data across our group.

Sitting within our data management and quality team and partnering with more technical team members and business stakeholders, this is an exciting opportunity where you will find yourself involved in diverse work across the Retail Banking space. You will need to utilise your strong communication skills to work collaboratively with and build relationships across multiple products and channels. This is the kind of role that will allow people to get incredible exposure across some of the most impactful and new initiatives of the bank. 

What impact will you have?

As a Senior Data Governance Business Analyst, you will work alongside Data Stewards, Process Owners and Data teams, guiding the implementation of our data management activities. You will build relationships with people across the data ecosystem, helping to increase the understanding of data governance, ensuring that critical data risks are identified and that appropriate controls are in place. In joining the team, you will help transform our current data practices and take them into a more modern effective place, as well as:

• work with stakeholders to understand their critical data, business processes and data flows & controls
• be involved in documentation and data element mapping across systems (definitions, validations, lineage, and assessment of data controls)
• work to implement and embed the use of new data management tools across the business
• assist with designing processes and templates to facilitate effective data management.

What skills will you use?

To be successful in the role, you will possess 5+ years’ experience working with data management principles. This experience may have been gained through building data solutions, identifying data requirements, or addressing data quality issues. Other key skills include:

• knowledge of data management and data governance principles
• prior experience translating technical concepts into business concepts
• ability to produce detailed documentation – including mapping business processes and data elements
• excellent communication skills and desire to partner with business stakeholders to solve interesting problems.

If you have any experience with data transformation, IT audit, data risk and control, please apply!

About Banking and Financial Services

Banking and Financial Services is Macquarie’s retail banking and financial services business, providing a diverse range of personal banking, wealth management, business banking and vehicle finance products and services to retail clients, advisers, brokers and business clients. 

Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion 

The diversity of our people is one of our greatest strengths, and in combination with our inclusive environment, it enables us to deliver innovative and sustainable outcomes for our people, clients, shareholders and communities. From day one, you'll be encouraged to be yourself and supported to perform at your best. If our purpose of ‘empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future’ is as inspiring to you as it is to us, please apply. With the right technology, support and resources, our people can work in a range of flexible ways.

We are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. We encourage candidates to speak with a member of our recruitment team if you require adjustments to our recruitment process to support you, and the type of working arrangements that would help you thrive.

About Macquarie

A career at Macquarie means you’ll have the opportunity to develop and utilise new skills, explore interesting fields and do challenging work that will impact the lives of people around the world—whether it’s accelerating the green energy transition, helping sustain global food supplies, financing social housing projects or investing in essential infrastructure. At Macquarie, we’re empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future.

Our size and international presence means your work can take you anywhere—across business groups, disciplines, sectors and borders. With 17,000+ employees and offices in 33 markets around the world, we’re a truly global organisation.

You’ll be supported by a diverse team where the unique perspectives, ideas and experiences that all of our people bring are valued. You’ll be empowered to address unmet needs in our communities whilst advising and investing alongside our clients and partners. Working with us, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference.

Macquarie is a global financial group providing clients with asset management, retail and business banking, wealth management, leasing and asset financing, market access, commodity trading, renewables development, specialist advisory, capital raising and principal investment.

Find out more at

Job no: BFS-962123
Work type: Permanent - Full time
Location: Sydney
Category: Data & Analytics
Group: Banking and Financial Services
Division: Product & Technology
Recruiter: Patrick Lockington
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