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Data Quality and Controls Analyst


This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced banking professional to drive an uplift in the execution of Banking and Financial Services’ (BFS’s) data quality monitoring and transformation program within the Banking Product teams.


You will work closely alongside our Banking Data Stewards, Data Governance team and with stakeholders across BFS’s to establish and execute a program of transformation to uplift our data quality, data management capabilities and practices


This is a key role in the Data Quality and Controls team, reporting to the Manager Data Quality and Controls


Banking and Product Governance is a Line 1 team and comprises four important functions:

    • Risk and Compliance – day to day risk and compliance management.
    • Product Performance – proactively monitor and uplift product disciplines to ensure products perform as intended.
    • Regulatory Programs – deliver major regulatory programs and cross product initiatives.
    • Data Quality and Controls – uplift data quality and controls.


As an analyst within this team, you will be responsible for:

  • Developing and implementing appropriate measures and transparency of data quality to assist in ongoing review and diagnosis of our performance
  • Analysing data to identify data quality issues, establish key drivers and summarise findings to triage, investigate and remediate errors
  • Partnering with stakeholders across the data ecosystem to develop an integrated program of work to assist in planning, prioritisation, and execution
  • Providing data to show progress to key stakeholders (including Product Managers and other functions within the data ecosystem)

Ideally you will bring to this role:

  • A strong understanding of data risk management
  • Stakeholder engagement skills enabling you to partner effectively with colleagues and stakeholders across the division, and Macquarie more broadly, to deliver your responsibilities
  • Strong data extraction, transformation, and analysis skills
  • Experience embedding operating processes to develop a robust and effective working rhythm
  • Experience in data management, operational risk, governance, audit or non-financial risk within a financial institution
  • Familiarity with core banking systems, general ledger postings and/or regulatory reporting reconciliation

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, Equity and Inclusion 

The diversity of our people is one of our greatest strengths. An inclusive and equitable environment 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, equity 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 18,000+ 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-965709
Work type: Permanent - Full time
Location: Sydney
Category: Mid-level, Data & Analytics
Group: Banking and Financial Services
Division: Product & Technology
Recruiter: Verity Morison
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