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Job Title: Senior Data Quality Assurance Analyst

Location: Lisbon

Introduction to role:
Join our Global Business Services (GBS) Data Assurance team at AstraZeneca, a place built on innovation and creativity. We are looking for a Senior Data Quality Assurance Analyst who will play a crucial role in ensuring that our master, reference, and transactional data is fit for purpose. This role is pivotal in identifying, investigating, and resolving data issues affecting planning, reporting, and other Finance processes.

As a Senior Data Quality Assurance Analyst, you will be responsible for investigating data quality issues, defining manual adjustments to temporarily correct time-critical issues, and working with users, data stewards, and operations teams to ensure fixes are applied correctly. You will also contribute to improvements in tools, methods, processes, documentation, and controls within the team. Your proactive, analytical, and investigative mindset will be key... in using data quality reporting tools, system reconciliations, and direct data analysis to proactively identify potential data issues for resolution.

Essential Skills/Experience:
• Experience of working with financial data and systems, preferably SAP FICO
• Background in data analysis and issue investigation in a complex data and system environment
• Experience in the maintenance and use of common financial data (e.g. costs centres, profit centres, chart of accounts, transactional postings)
• Good understanding of financial processes
• Good understanding of data quality and data management principles
• Proactive, analytical and investigative mindset
• Proficient in Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
• Excellent attention to detail
• Good written and verbal communication skills

Desirable Skills/Experience:
• Accounting background
• Experience of working in a complex global organisation
• Pharmaceutical business awareness/business domain knowledge
• Experience using data quality profiling and monitoring tools
• Experience in querying data using SQL
• Experience creating reports
• Experience supporting Finance month end processes, reporting and planning

When we put unexpected teams in the same room, we unleash bold thinking with the power to inspire life-changing medicines. In-person working gives us the platform we need to connect, work at pace and challenge perceptions. That’s why we work, on average, a minimum of three days per week from the office. But that doesn't mean we’re not flexible. We balance the expectation of being in the office while respecting individual flexibility. Join us in our unique and ambitious world.

At AstraZeneca, we’re dedicated to being a Great Place to Work. Where you are empowered to push the boundaries of science and challenge convention. To embrace differences and take bold actions to drive the change needed to meet global healthcare and sustainability challenges. There is no better place to make a difference in medicine, patients, and society. An inclusive culture where you will connect different thinking to generate new and valuable opportunities. Where you will find a commitment to lifelong learning, growth and development for all.

Ready to make an impact? Apply now and join us in our mission to push the boundaries of science to deliver life-changing medicines!

AstraZeneca embraces diversity and equality of opportunity. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse team representing all backgrounds, with as wide a range of perspectives as possible, and harnessing industry-leading skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We welcome and consider applications to join our team from all qualified candidates, regardless of their characteristics. We comply with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements
Lisbon Portugal


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