Data Lead - Strategic Portfolio Management, Old Mutual Group Finance
•Responsible for the creation of the Group Finance Data Capability for Old Mutual, which consists of 4 primary functions: Strategy, Data Governance and Business Intelligence and Enablement. •Won Gold award in Group Finance Accolades: Leadership Category - Aim high and take your team with you. •Creation of Group Finance Data Architecture Strategy and associated enablement roadmap based on the data technology and Business Intelligence reporting needs of the business. •Business owner for Group Finance Data Technology Landscape and for Oracle Chart of Accounts and Oracle DRM (Data Relationship Manager) and Master Data Request Solution. •Provide data services (including migration) and support to Finance, Risk and Governance initiatives, including key regulatory projects like IFRS17. •Member and Representative on Project Boards and as well as Group Finance Design Authority. •To ensure the integrity of financial reporting data across the data value chain (lineage and grain) is in place and maintained through the creation of a federated financial reporting data repository. •Implementation of streamlined, business intuitive Data Model design with Standardised Financial Hierarchies that supports business KPI’s and drill down from Strategic Reporting to Operational and Tactical detail. •To provide an analytics capability to maximize effective use of our financial information by simplification and rationalisation of reporting landscape. Accomplishments: •Implementation a complete Business Intelligence landscape in under 8 months introducing self-service reporting and in the process reduced reports by 80% •Implemented group wide self-service Income Statement Reporting for all cost center owners (serving about 500 users) with drill down to journal line detail in 6 months. •Automated NCCF and AUM reporting for Old Mutual Wealth with Golden Thread drill down to Product Administration System detail using federated data warehouse approach in 6 months.