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Job Description

Job Description:

Financial master data technical lead, working as a technical advisor to combine functional knowledge to deliver the technical solutions for master data management. MDG FICO S4 Hana.

What are we looking for?

  • We are looking for a finance orientated data expert SAP MDG Technical Lead who possesses a deep understanding of SAP Finance, with relevant functional knowledge in the area deploying finance to either a SAP solution or an ERP solution. The ideal candidate should have a strong background in Finance SAP technologies, exceptional communication skills, and the ability to lead and inspire a team.

    Our S4 MDG system is very mature, the ERP is now being moved to S4 and multiple projects with Multiple S4 solutions will need to have data fed, transitioning company structure from existing Legacy SAP structures as well as non-SAP structures to a leaner model. Data is an integral part of this effort and management of the domains and project teams need to be number 1 focus for success. Understanding the role of the data in the finance processes is a must.

    This role is to lead the data element of finance, guide and support data councils to deliver a platform to master finance objects for the future S4 ERP as well as existing CFIN and current ERP solutions.

What will be your key responsibilities?

  • Lead the development and implementation of the Master Data Governance (MDG) solution as part of the S4 Hana ERP rollout. Working as the lead for finance domains and feeding in strategy as well as advise to the project whilst keeping the technical vision of master data across other parallel deployment projects.
  • Collaborate closely with key stakeholders in the business to gather requirements, define data standards, and ensure data quality.
  • Provide technical leadership and guidance to the MDG team, and Finance data council, ensuring the successful execution of data management initiatives.

  • Utilize your SAP expertise to design and configure MDG processes to align with business needs

  • Work with partner resources and potentially manage direct and indirect reports within the MDG team.

  • Act as a Finance subject matter expert in SAP MDG and related technologies, offering insights and recommendations to optimize data management processes.

  • Play a vital role in data delivery for new S4 Hana ERP solutions, ensuring data consistency and integrity.

  • Identify and mitigate risks associated with data management, ensuring compliance with industry standards and best practices.

  • Continuously monitor and evaluate the MDM solution's performance, making necessary improvements and adjustments.

What can you expect from Mars?

  • Work with over 130,000 diverse and talented Associates, all guided by the Five Principles.
  • Join a purpose driven company, where we’re striving to build the world we want tomorrow, today.
  • Best-in-class learning and development support from day one, including access to our in-house Mars University.
  • An industry competitive salary and benefits package, including company bonus.

Mars is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. The company is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request.

Company benefits

Open to part-time employees
Open to job sharing
Open to compressed hours
Enhanced maternity leave – 26 weeks at 90% pay
Enhanced paternity leave – 26 weeks at 90% pay
24 days annual leave + bank holidays
“Pawternity” leave
Pregnancy loss leave
Bank holiday swaps
Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Employees are very happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Employees are very happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
Employees feel that they can switch off quite easily from work
Role modelling
Employees feel that flexible working is part of the culture
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done

Additional employee ratings
(these do not contribute to the FlexScore®)

Employees feel that the diversity is good and there are continued efforts to improve it
Employees feel that the culture supports equity and inclusivity well
Employees feel like it is a really great environment to work in
Employees feel very excited about and aligned with the company mission
Employees feel that their salary is good and matches the value they bring

Working at Mars UK

Company employees

4,000 In the UK

Gender diversity (male:female)


Office locations

London, Slough, Waltham, Castle Cary, Birstall, Plymouth

Hiring Countries




United Kingdom

United States

Awards & Achievements

1st – Large companies

1st – Large companies

Flexa100 2024
Consumer Goods

Consumer Goods

Industry awards 2023
3rd – Large companies

3rd – Large companies

Flexa100 2023
Retail & Ecommerce

Retail & Ecommerce

Industry awards 2022

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