Sr. Analyst, Data Steward

Date: Sep 19, 2023

Primary Location: Radnor, PA, US

Company: Lincoln Financial

Alternate Locations: Fort Wayne, IN (Indiana); Greensboro, NC (North Carolina); Radnor, PA (Pennsylvania)


Work Arrangement:

Hybrid/Common Days+ : Work 2-3 days a week in a Lincoln office with a designated workspace.


Relocation assistance:  is not available for this opportunity.


Requisition #: 72155


Core Information

Job Title : Sr. Analyst, Data Steward;Job Code : Sr. Analyst, Data Steward (BA00P406);Job Family : Business Analysis;Created By :  Function : Business Analysis;FLSA Status : Exempt;Job Level : P4;Travel Type: National Domestic; Travel Amount: up to 25%

General Purpose of Job

This role will be a member of a small Finance Data Strategy team in Corporate Finance supporting Financial data environments and interfaces covering specific business areas in Finance (Investment operations, Actuarial, EPM data, Financial reporting, etc)   This senior level analyst will be responsible for cleansing, aggregating and analyzing data for specific use cases along with identifying data trends and insights.  This resource will act as one of the key process experts who understands how to standardize, manage, and advocate for best-in-class data.  Will support the Data Governance activities within Corporate Finance with relationship ties to governance resources in other areas of the business. This position will initiate and support the company's Data Governance and Data Management program throughout the organization.

What you'll be doing

o    Managing analytics projects from start to finish (data integration, analysis, reporting).
o    Working closely with the team leads to solve statistical business problems.
o    Perform assigned analysis activities related to business requirements for data environments as well as mapping analysis for source to warehouse needs.
o    Developing and coding new algorithms to meet specific business needs.
o    Carrying out statistical research, prototyping new systems, and finding new ways of gathering, cleaning, and analyzing data.
o    Managing, maintaining, data elements in assigned data environments for Finance areas
o    Consulting with internal and external teams to determine their ongoing business needs & data requirements, and to find solutions to them.
o    Ability to lead teams in researching or solving business-critical problems.
o    Support data governance initiatives 
o    Support the system of record as a "single-source of truth" for each data element; ability to manage a group discussions or individual research to resolve multiple sources of truth issues with key stakeholders via clear definitions of elements. 
o    Support management, categorization and capture of data. 
o    Cleary communicate and liaise with multiple business units and support teams across the global enterprise on complex data governance projects. 
o    Work with managers to define & manage the Data Governance Roadmap, including enterprise wide Data Quality Framework and an Information Model 
o    Facilitate bi-directional communication of strategies, priorities and issues 
o    Works with the business units to ensure data ownership and quality, and with information technology to ensure data security 
o    Champion organizational behavior change as it relates to the use of data; realizing vision of data managed as an asset
o    Work with Data Architects to ensure facilitation of consistent data quality control and optimization 
o    Work with business teams within finance to define and implement processes to assure data quality for business purposes
o    Meet with Finance teams to develop and maintain business data quality requirements and specifications
o    Independently drive intermediate to advanced metadata documentation, data lineage, data transformation rules in support of key program deliverables. 
o    Participate in the creation of data models (e.g. design and population) 
o    Perform testing and validation of requirements an/or data management capabilities 
o    Create detailed test strategies and test plans 
o    Perform complex root cause analysis and resolution of business data issues
o    Perform other duties as assigned

What we’re looking for

•    4+ years of experience in data mining, data analysis, data management, data governance, data stewardship, or data quality at a financial institution or in another highly regulated industry. (Required)
•    4 Year/Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience (4 years of experience in lieu of Bachelor's) (Minimum Required)
•    3-5 Years of experience in the Insurance Finance industry that aligns with the specific responsibilities of this position
•    Experience with SQL
•    Experience with cloud querying tools a plus
•    Working knowledge of visualization tools (tableau, PowerBI, Quicksight) 
•    Ability to understand data metadata management practices
•    Ability to clearly articulate thoughts and ideas and adjust communicate based on audience
•    Ability to leverage previous experience to consider a variety of alternative to arrive at a timely, practical and effective solution to resolve business problems.
•    Strong collaboration skills with the ability to work with business partners to design and execute priorities and project goals. 
•    Strong organizational and time management skills with the ability to handle shifting priorities
•    Demonstrated understanding of overall data models, data relationships, mapping lineage and business rules, 
•    Strong experience with Accounting, Finance, and EPM system implementations / data


What’s it like to work here?

At Lincoln Financial Group, we love what we do. We make meaningful contributions each and every day to empower our customers to take charge of their lives. Working alongside dedicated and talented colleagues, we build fulfilling careers and stronger communities through a company that values our unique perspectives, insights and contributions and invests in programs that empower each of us to take charge of our own future.


What’s in it for YOU:

  • A clearly defined career framework to help you successfully manage your career

  • Leadership development and virtual training opportunities

  • PTO/parental leave

  • Competitive 401K and employee benefits

  • Free financial counseling, health coaching and employee assistance program

  • Tuition assistance program

  • A leadership team that prioritizes your health and well-being; offering a remote work environment and flexible work hybrid situations

  • Effective productivity/technology tools and training


Pay Range: $87,700 - $159,900 


Actual base pay could vary based on non-discriminatory factors including but not limited to work experience, education, location, licensure requirements, proficiency and qualifications required for the role. The base pay is just one component of Lincoln’s total rewards package for employees.  In addition, the role may be eligible for the Annual Incentive Program, which is discretionary and based on the performance of the company, business unit and individual.  Other rewards may include long-term incentives, sales incentives and Lincoln’s standard benefits package.


About The Company

Lincoln Financial Group, a Fortune 200 company with over 10,000 employees, provides advice and solutions that help empower Americans to take charge of their financial lives with confidence. Our core business areas — Life Insurance, Annuities, Retirement Plan Services and Group Protection — focus on supporting, preserving and enhancing over 17 million customer’s lifestyles and retirement outcomes.

Headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania, Lincoln Financial Group is the marketing name for Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE: LNC) and its affiliates. The company had $324 billion in end-of-period account values as of June 30, 2021.

Ranked one of the Best Large Employers in America and Best Employers for Women by Forbes magazine as well as one of Newsweek’s Most Responsible Companies, Lincoln Financial Group makes a serious investment in our employees’ futures through a broad range of wealth accumulation and protection plans, health and wellness programs, and career development resources designed to help each individual reach their personal and professional goals.


Lincoln is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. 


Lincoln Financial Group is a committed corporate citizen included on major sustainability indices including the Dow Jones Sustainability Index North America and FTSE4Good. Dedicated to diversity and inclusion, we earned perfect 100 percent scores on the Corporate Equality Index and the Disability Equality Index. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram. Sign up for email alerts at


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Additional Information

This position may be subject to Lincoln’s Political Contribution Policy.  An offer of employment may be contingent upon disclosing to Lincoln the details of certain political contributions. Lincoln may decline to extend an offer or terminate employment for this role if it determines political contributions made could have an adverse impact on Lincoln’s current or future business interests, misrepresentations were made, or for failure to fully disclose applicable political contributions and or fundraising activities.


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Lincoln Financial Group (“LFG”) is an Equal Opportunity employer and, as such, is committed in policy and practice to recruit, hire, compensate, train and promote, in all job classifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, Veteran status, or genetic information.  Applicants are evaluated on the basis of job qualifications.  If you are a person with a disability that impedes your ability to express your interest for a position through our online application process, or require TTY/TDD assistance, contact us by calling 260-455-2558.


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