IKEA Jobs – Master Data Scientist


Job Description:

For this role, we believe you have a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/Finance/Economics/Language or a related field. Good understanding of the GBO MD process and systems as well as interdependencies with other processes and systems. Detailed knowledge of standard MD procedures. Knowledge of country specifics of a minimum of ten countries serviced. Basic knowledge of Accounting and Reporting processes. Basic command of Cognos. Experience in working with a centralized accounting system and/or with SAP, CODA, and Basware. Proven experience from working in an international Shared Services environment in a similar role

Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the above responsibilities are in accordance with the Service Level agreed with the client
  • Follow-up on Master Data requests with pending open questions or issues
  • Answer phone calls from various stakeholders – query handling and resolution
  • Archive Master Data requests according to agreed routines
  • Set up new suppliers, Basware users, employees` profiles or update the existing Master Data in the system
  • Monitor system performance, report errors, and actively support stakeholders involved/affected
  • Make sure that control procedures related to the Master Data standard process are followed
  • Provide feedback to request originator after the request has been completed

Qualification & Experience:

  • Minimum 1 full year of experience as a team member of the MD Team. Basic accounting knowledge.

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