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Lincoln Financial Group Analyst, Data Steward in Boston, Massachusetts

Alternate Locations: Fort Wayne, IN (Indiana); Atlanta, GA (Georgia); Boston, MA (Massachusetts); Charlotte, NC (North Carolina); Dover, NH (New Hampshire); Greensboro, NC (North Carolina); Hartford, CT (Connecticut); Omaha, NE (Nebraska); Philadelphia, PA (Pennsylvania); Radnor, PA (Pennsylvania)

Work Arrangement: Hybrid/Home

Relocation assistance is not available for this opportunity.

Level: P3

Requisition #: 66336

About The Company

Lincoln Financial Group, a Fortune 250 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 $238 billion in assets under management as of December 31, 2018.

Ranked one of the Best Large Employers in America by Forbes magazine, 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.

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General Purpose of Job

This position will consult/analyze and deliver on more complex Individual Annuity Data Governance assignments/projects including table maintenance and balancing and controls for SOX processes. S/he will act as the point of contact for data governance activities including the management of data dictionaries and procedures and updates and maintenance for tables while achieving favorable data governance metrics. This position is also responsible for facilitating data definitions and reference values.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manages all balancing, monitoring, and controls as part of SOX processes including monitoring of Daily Dashboard and Administrative system and Compensation balancing.

  • Maintains Data Dictionary Documentation for source files and AnnuityHQ as well as other documentation and procedures required.

  • Manages all table updates to existing Valuation processes and AnnuityHQ tables.

  • Supports and facilitates access requests to AnnuityHQ including regular monitoring of access.

  • Maintains knowledge on current and emerging developments/trends for assigned area(s) of responsibility, assesses the impact, and collaborates with management to incorporate new trends and developments in current and future solutions.

  • Champions and enhances organizational initiatives by positively influencing and supporting change management and/or departmental/enterprise initiatives within assigned area(s) of responsibility.

  • Serves as a resource to team members and applicable internal/external stakeholders on more complex assignments/projects for his/her assigned area(s) of responsibility.

  • Identifies and recommends process improvements that significantly reduce workloads or improve quality for his/her assigned area(s) of responsibility.

  • Consults/Analyze on more complex assignments and/or projects for his/her assigned area(s) of responsibility.

  • Participates in and facilitates meetings for the Data Advisory Group.

  • Creates and utilizes data governance scorecards to support Data Advisory Group discussions and decision making.

  • Documents and records information, decisions, and recommendations made by the Data Advisory Group.

  • Supports the development of the Data Governance vision and framework while remaining aligned with overall business objectives.

  • Develops, documents, and maintains definition, production, usage, classification, and compliance rules across multiple business units to support the enterprise management of data.

  • Communicates all data rules to internal and external stakeholders.

  • Collaborates with data owners and data custodians to identify and resolve more complex data governance issues in a timely and collaborative manner.

  • Supports the development of processes and procedures for Data Governance and Stewardship.

  • Supports the analysis and documentation of data capture standards associated with new products.

  • Serves as a resource to internal stakeholders on more complex Data Governance solutions which optimize client requirements and achieve desired business results.

  • Escalates highly complex issues to management/Data Governance Council when necessary.

Additional Position Responsibilities

  • Carries out duties in compliance with all state and federal regulations and guidelines. Complies with all company and site policies and procedures.

  • Makes a positive contribution as demonstrated by: - Making suggestions for improvement - Learning new skills, procedures and processes

  • Performs other duties as required.

  • Remains current in profession and industry trends.

Other Skills and Abilities

  • SQL skills or ability to learn are required.

  • Tableau and/or Business Objects skills are preferred.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Teams, SharePoint).

  • Ability to work with others in a team environment.

  • Demonstrated strong relationship management skills with internal clients (e.g. management, peers and colleagues); proven ability to develop collaborative approaches.

  • Demonstrates ability to identify and recommend processes improvements.

  • Demonstrates excellent organizational skills with the ability to prioritize workload and multi-task while maintaining strict attention to detail.

  • Demonstrates strong interpersonal skills with a collaborative style.

  • Demonstrates the ability to use sound judgment and discretion regarding confidential information.

  • Finds common ground and can gain collaboration among management, colleagues and peers; can influence outcomes without directing or commanding.

  • Strong project management skills including, critical ability to coordinate and balance multiple projects in a time-sensitive environment, under pressure, and meeting deadlines.

  • Successfully completes regulatory and job training requirements.

  • Demonstrates proficiency with data warehousing and management reporting projects/initiatives.

  • Ability to perform under stress in cases of emergency, critical or hazardous situations.


  • 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 financial/retirement industry that directly aligns with the specific responsibilities of this position (Required )

Work Arrangement:

Hybrid/Home : Employees will work from home generally three days each week and come into a Lincoln office on a schedule their manager will help set, following any applicable in-office training period determined by their manager.

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.

Any unsolicited resumes/candidate profiles submitted through our web site or to personal e-mail accounts of employees of Lincoln Financial Group are considered property of Lincoln Financial Group and are not subject to payment of agency fees.

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, veterans 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.


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, veterans status, or genetic information. Opportunities throughout LFG are available to employees and applicants and are evaluated on the basis of job qualifications. We have a drug free work environment and we perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.