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Master Data Manager Finance (H/F)



Accounting & Finance, Data Science
Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
Posted on Monday, July 8, 2024

Company Description

As the preferred partner for window and door automation, SOMFY is committed to inspiring new and better ways of living for all.

As a French, family-owned, and independent group, in continuous growth since our creation, we have been world leaders for 50 years and pioneers in home automation. Innovation continuously guides our work and guarantees the excellence of our solutions.

We are present in 58 countries, with eight production sites and 17 R&D centers. We are deeply committed to the well-being of our 7,000 employees, we promote their sustainable employability by promoting internal mobility and developing their skills. We foster diversity and inclusion by building on our strong corporate culture.

Job Description

As part of a major transformation of the company, we are currently implementing SAP within the Group. We are now creating central positions, by function, with responsibility for Master Data.

The mission of the job:

monitor, manage and implement data relating to Finance (cost centers, project codes, chart of accounts, etc.). You will work closely with the Head of Finance Functions (Management Control, Tax & Customs, Accounting, Internal Control, etc.) to ensure data quality and consistency.

Main activities:

  • As part of the central SAP Finance team, be responsible for Finance master data: monitoring, managing, creating and implementing data within the system.

  • Create strong links with SAP projects and the function in order to understand and anticipate business needs and the development of tools.

  • Be responsible for finance master data management projects.

  • Working closely with the heads of the finance and data excellence functions to ensure the quality of the data in the systems.

  • Act as Finance Data Owner:

  • Define master data management rules

  • Responsible for master data quality

  • Define and document master data attributes

  • Responsible for repositories

  • Determine future developments

  • Be the Global Data Excellence team's key point of contact for financial data.

  • Have direct links with the financial operational staff throughout the Group.

  • In collaboration with the Global Data Excellence team, coordinate and lead the ecosystem (Finance, COE, IT, data) on the theme of master data.

This position will give you a very good understanding of how Somfy Group operates, opening up opportunities for you to develop within the company.


Top technical/hard competencies:

  • Good knowledge of finance processes

  • A strong interest in data management

  • Knowledge of SAP or a similar ERP system is highly desirable

  • Good Excel skills

Top Soft/behavioural competencies:

  • Rigorous and autonomous

  • Analytical and synthetic

  • Ability to work cross-functionally and understand the needs and challenges of different business lines and departments

Language: English (B1/B2 level)

Education: Master in Finance, Accounting, Controlling & Audit

Minima years of experience: 3-5 years, proven experience in accounting, audit, or controlling.

Additional Information

Permanent position

Location: Cluses (Haute-Savoie, France) or in other SOMFY Group localizations.

The protection of our candidates’ personal data is a commitment of Somfy Group. We therefore ask any candidate to submit their application to us exclusively via our secure system, and not by email or postal.

La protection des données personnelles de nos candidats est un engagement du Groupe Somfy. Nous demandons donc à tout candidat de nous soumettre sa candidature exclusivement via notre système sécurisé, et non par e-mail ou par courrier postal.