CDM Governance Consultant

  • Date Posted Aug 24, 2023
  • Location Toronto, ON
  • Job Type Contract
  • Job ID 16251

Are you collaborative, resourceful and highly organized? Do you enjoy developing relationships with influential stakeholders? If yes, this could be your next opportunity! 

Working with one of the top financial clients this role calls for a CDM Governance Consultant who will be responsible for driving the Capital Markets client reference data strategy, master data management operations, data analytics, delivering client data architecture, and managing the data governance framework. This candidate will be accountable for executing the CDM Team Governance Framework to enable the Governance team to fulfill its mandate.


  • Execute and build upon foundational Governance Framework for Capital Markets Reference Data
  • Maintain and refine procedures of the operations team
  • Maintain and refine governance document/regime for CRD/underlying data model
  • Maintain, refine, and expand operational processes
  • Ensure compliance with any relevant regulatory compliance requirements
  • Develop upon foundational governance framework for CRD data quality and CDM BAU operations
  • Develop a strategic framework for the expansion of CRD use cases and capabilities
  • Act as the central point of contact for business stakeholders, technology, and third-party data vendors
  • Ensure client reference data is accurate, complete, and fit for purpose so that business and regulatory reporting needs can be met.
  • Act as a liaison with source system teams to develop client reference data quality rules and controls
  • Review data quality exception reports and liaise with source system teams as required
  • Strengthen data quality controls
  • Strengthen and maintain processes for the ongoing monitoring and testing of data quality exceptions
  • Strengthen and maintain processes to monitor and test the quality of incoming source system data
  • Provide business support to internal stakeholders
  • Liaise, facilitate and support business processes and communications between the operations team, technology, source system teams, third-party data vendors, business group end users, and internal stakeholders
  • Represent CDM team on meetings with Technology and LOB teams to define future phases of the CRD tool
  • Act as a centralized point of knowledge for client reference data governance; provide guidance to stakeholders
  • Build relationships with client’s business stakeholders, third-party data vendors, and data source system teams
  • Liaise with business stakeholders to drive data remediation, improve processes, build data quality controls and minimize exceptions
  • Provide guidance and input on change initiatives

Desired Skill Set:

  • 10+ years of relevant experience in a similar data governance role within the financial services industry
  • 10+ years of relevant experience with data management practices including data profiling, matching, cleansing, mastering, and exception management
  • Experience in delivering components of complex Projects
  • Experience in an operational data management and reporting function
  • Use of Informatica AXON and IDQ to build and maintain business glossaries, definitions, policies, business rules, local rules and data quality tests
  • Completion of an applicable university degree and/or relevant professional designation

Nice To Have:

  • Experience in an operational data management and reporting function
  • Knowledge of Fenergo or similar client lifecycle management application
  • Knowledge of Capital Markets regulatory requirements
  • Familiarity and knowledge using informatica metadata tools including axon and IDQ
  • Experience working in FI

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