Business Data Analyst

Location US-IL-Northbrook
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Leadership.Global.General – 3D City – Safer World

At UL, we know why we come to work.

Thousands of us around the world wake up every day with a common purpose to make the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place. Science is in our DNA; we are endlessly curious and passionate about seeking and speaking the truth. We take delight in knowing that our work makes a meaningful contribution to society, and we are proud that our culture is centered on integrity, collaboration, inclusion and excellence. UL stands at the forefront of technological advancement, and we are continually challenged to find new ways to foster innovation and positive change. Satisfying? Yes. Exciting? Absolutely!

What you’ll learn & achieve:

  • Contribute to the overall management and proficiency of mastered data across different domains. This includes facilitating Customer Master Data activities to ensure data is accurate, complete, and follows data governance policies to support UL’s enterprise data governance program which enables the ability to make better and more informed.
  • This is a key role in the Global Business Services (GBS) Data Governance
    team and will work closely with both functional and technical leaders to further define, develop, and implement the data governance


  • Regular review and analysis of maintenance requests including determination of corrective actions and ensuring proper data is reflecting in key system(s).
    · Drive and help manage account issue resolution with key stakeholders.
    · Serve as the end-to-end master data expert from a data and business perspective.
    · Support planned and ad-hoc data analysis efforts and issue resolution for master data topics.
    · Partner with downstream key stakeholders to facilitate end-to-end master data updates.
    · Support identified month-end, quarter-end, and year-end close procedures for in-scope domains.
    · Drive and help manage a comprehensive global data catalog and business glossary.
    · Assist with developing and maintaining global data standards, policies, and procedures.
    · Drive process improvements regarding data flow and quality to improve data accuracy, viability, and value.
    · Assist with and help manage the development of recommendations for critical processes in collaboration with functional, operational, and technical partners to understand the impacts of changes within and across master data domains and impacts to downstream processes and transformation

What makes you a great fit:

  • University Degree (Equivalent to Bachelor’s degree) in Finance, Accounting, or a related discipline plus generally 6+ years of experience in master data governance.
  • Experience with and understanding of data management principles including but not limited to business data glossary development and maintenance and data quality rules.
  • Working experience of 1+ years in Informatica.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft products such as Excel, Powerpoint, and Word.
  • Ability to work with technical and nontechnical staff and understanding key stakeholders’ data needs.
  • Ability to influence and align various key stakeholders to a common set of standards.
  • Ability to successfully manage multiple priorities with deliverables completed on time and with high quality.
  • Results oriented and effective as both a team member and independent worker with strong attention to detail.
  • Excellent organization and communication skills.

UL has COVID-19 protocols and policies in place to ensure the safety of our employees, customers and clients. Effective November 1, 2021, the company mandates that employees are vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment (except where prohibited by law), subject to reasonable accommodation as required by law.

What you’ll experience working at UL:

  • Mission For UL, corporate and social responsibility isn’t new. Making the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place has been our business model for the last 125 years and is deeply engrained in everything we do.
  • People Ask any UL employee what they love most about working here, and you’ll almost always hear, “the people.” Going beyond what is possible is the standard at UL. We’re able to deliver the best because we employ the best.
  • Interesting work Every day is different for us here as we eagerly anticipate the next innovation that our customers’ create. We’re inspired to take on the challenge that will transform how people live, work and play. And as a global company, in many roles, you will get international experience working with colleagues around the world.
  • Grow & achieve We learn, work and grow together with targeted development, reward and recognition programs as well as our very own UL University that offers extensive training programs for employees at all stages, including a technical training track for applicable roles.
  • Total Rewards In the US, we provide lots of great benefits for our employees are their families. All employees are eligible for bonus compensation in addition to their annual salary. Many US employees are eligible to enroll in health, wellness and retirement saving benefits on day one of employment. We focus on providing employees with options for healthcare savings such as Healthcare Reimbursement Accounts and Health Savings Accounts (that UL contributes to twice per year!). We also have Employee Assistance Programs to support your mental health & wellbeing. UL offers a competitive 401k matching structure of up to 5% of eligible pay. Additionally, we invest 4% into your retirement saving fund after your first year of continuous employment. UL supports workplace flexibility based on team & business needs focused on provide employees stability – employees and managers work together to build a plan. We also provide employees with paid time off including vacation, holiday, sick and volunteer time off.

Learn More:

Working at UL is an exciting journey that twists and turns daily. We thrive in the twists and revel in the turns. This is our every day. This is our normal. Curious?

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