Entity Data Leader



Toronto, ON, Canada
Posted on Friday, August 4, 2023

Job Type: Permanent 
Reference code: 124295   
Primary Location: Toronto, ON  
All Available Locations: Toronto, ON 


Our Purpose


At Deloitte, we are driven to inspire and help our people, organization, communities, and country to thrive. Our Purpose is to build a better future by accelerating and expanding access to knowledge. Purpose defines who we are and gives us reason to exist as an organization.

By living our Purpose, we will make an impact that matters.


  • Enjoy flexible, proactive, and practical benefits that foster a culture of well-being and connectedness.. 
  • Experience a firm where wellness matters.
  • Be expected to share your ideas and to make them a reality.


What will your typical day look like?

A data entity leader ensures delivery and maintenance of a global entity mastering warehouse and governance system. They drive a team of data analysts. They  lead the entity mastering program to result in high quality entity data creation in Global MDM, a consistent end user experience across global applications, and an increased awareness of entity data quality among DMS leadership. The data leader also strategically guides planning, implementation, and management of entity data migrations to global applications, and any specialized services required by geographies or global applications. Typical tasks could include:

  • Lead the team responsible for ensuring entity attribute and hierarchy data is high quality within global applications
  • Review and support development of documentation, analysis, and reports related to data flow and issue resolution
  • Establish data quality framework and approach for monitoring and measuring and drive process improvement
  • Drive a culture of continuous improvement across the team to ensure best in class results for data management best practices
  • Work with the team to create and enhance metric reports as needed to show status and impact of changes
  • Providing authoritative guidance regarding how essential data are consumed and shared
  • Assist with communications on potential changes or updates to key stakeholders
  • Work with client serving teams, Partners and other member firm experts to answer questions as needed regarding the global applications, data flow, and cause of identified challenges
  • Lead partnership with system owners to convey importance of data consistency and ensure compliance across applications
  • Maintain a thorough understanding of the global data model, Taxonomy & Client attributes
  • Contribute to development of policy and objectives of projects and general data management
  • Coordinate decision making processes with managers, sub-process owners and stakeholders
  • Be proactive in identifying opportunities to expand data domain responsibilities and areas to increase impact of data management

About the team

Global CoRe provides seven fundamental services to Deloitte around the world: knowledge services, creative services, contact center, data management assessment services, data protection, procurement, and real estate. We develop new and innovative ways to improve how these services are delivered across the organization, leveraging our global scope and strength to serve our organization within and across borders.

Enough about us, let’s talk about you


  • Must possess a degree in Business, Computer Science, Engineering, Information Technology, Finance, Technical, Data Science, Statistics or related field
  • Minimum of 7-10 years of relevant work experience in data management with demonstrated ability to analyze, interpret and explain systems and approaches for data to enable business decisions
  • Experience in and knowledge of master data governance strategy, processes, and operations
  • Strong change management skills, including innovation, problem solving with multiple stakeholders/MFs, leadership experience of a global team and ability to drive continuous data management quality
  • Proven ability to develop strong collaborative relationships with internal stakeholders across all levels of a large, complex, and global organization
  • Ability to manage teams comprised of resources ranging from onshore and offshore dedicated employees, consultants, contractors, and indirect matrixed employees
  • Ability and desire to take on tough and challenging projects and handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Strong analytical, communication, and collaborative skills.  
  • Experience with Informatica toolset and SQL a plus



Our promise to our people: Deloitte is where potential comes to life.


Be yourself, and more.

We are a group of talented people who want to learn, gain experience, and develop skills. Wherever you are in your career, we want you to advance.

You shape how we make impact.

Diverse perspectives and life experiences make us better. Whoever you are and wherever you’re from, we want you to feel like you belong here. We provide flexible working options to support you and how you can contribute. Be the leader you want to be.

Be the leader you want to be

Some guide teams, some change culture, some build essential expertise. We offer opportunities and experiences that support your continuing growth as a leader.

Have as many careers as you want.

We are uniquely able to offer you new challenges and roles – and prepare you for them. We bring together people with unique experiences and talents, and we are the place to develop a lasting network of friends, peers, and mentors. Our TVP is about relationships – between leaders and their people, the firm and its people, peers, and within in our communities.

The next step is yours


At Deloitte, we are all about doing business inclusively – that starts with having diverse colleagues of all abilities. Deloitte encourages applications from all qualified candidates who represent the full diversity of communities across Canada. This includes, but is not limited to, people with disabilities, candidates from Indigenous communities, and candidates from the Black community in support of living our values, creating a culture of Diversity Equity and Inclusion and our commitment to our AccessAbility Action PlanReconciliation Action Plan and the BlackNorth Initiative.

We encourage you to connect with us at accessiblecareers@deloitte.ca if you require an accommodation for the recruitment process (including alternate formats of materials, accessible meeting rooms or other accommodations) or indigenouscareers@deloitte.ca  for any questions relating to careers for Indigenous peoples at Deloitte (First Nations, Inuit, Métis).

By applying to this job you will be assessed against the Deloitte Global Talent Standards. We’ve designed these standards to provide our clients with a consistent and exceptional Deloitte experience globally.
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