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U.S. Bank Head of Finance Data Governance in Minneapolis, Minnesota

At U.S. Bank, we’re on a journey to do our best. Helping the customers and businesses we serve to make better and smarter financial decisions and enabling the communities we support to grow and succeed. We believe it takes all of us to bring our shared ambition to life, and each person is unique in their potential. A career with U.S. Bank gives you a wide, ever-growing range of opportunities to discover what makes you thrive at every stage of your career. Try new things, learn new skills and discover what you excel at—all from Day One.

Job Description

U.S. Bancorp is the parent company of U.S. Bank National Association, the fifth-largest commercial bank in the United States. We are headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota and operate more than 2,000 bank branches in 26 states.

Our team of more than 70,000 employees serve our millions of retail, business, wealth management, payment, commercial and corporate, and investment services customers across the country and around the world. With a diversified mix of business lines generating $23 billion in annual revenue, we are strategically positioned in our industry, reaching $559 billion in assets. This commitment continues to earn a spot on the Ethisphere Institute’s World Most Ethical Companies list and puts U.S. Bank in the top 5% of global companies assessed on the CDP “A” List for climate change action.

The Finance Data Management team at U.S. Bank oversees regulatory advocacy and new regulation implementation, daily liquidity process and analysis, spot balance sheet assimilation and enhancement, and finance use cases for domain-driven architecture in the cloud.


The Head of Finance Data Governance is responsible for steering the overall Finance data governance program to success. Finance Data Strategy is embarking on Cloud enablement for Finance use cases, Workday implementation and advanced financial modeling and need a leader to provide leadership, strategic direction, and guidance for the initiative. In this newly created role, the Finance Data Governance Leader will ensure that all the programs align with the organizational goals and objectives, and coordinate and collaborate with various stakeholders to drive the implementation of data governance practices.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Bringing data under governance for the Finance organization by implementing requirements of the Enterprise Data Governance Policy within various critical Finance systems/processes

  • Implement data policies to ensure data accuracy, accessibility, consistency and security

  • Implement and operationalize data management controls and processes.

  • Serve as a liaison between Business/Functional areas and Technology to ensure that data related business requirements for governing critical data are clearly defined, communicated, and well understood/considered as part of operational prioritization and planning

  • Participate in enterprise data management and tooling/platform strategies and identify requirements – data management, data security, data governance - for Finance organization

  • Engage with Technology for technical requirements, planning and designUnderstanding of cloud and big data technologies for application to Finance systems/processes

  • Participate in all aspects of Data Governance specifically on data catalogs, lineage, establishing data quality rules as well as issue management

  • Ensure identification of requirements for data management, such as data quality, metadata management, lineage, etc.

  • Engage with data governance teams to integrate governance frameworks Leading a team of professionals with a focus on continuing to develop fintech skillsets for the future

  • Managing and responding to requests from Regulators on an as-needed basis.Conduct data reviews and maintain records of data processing to ensure compliance with data governance policies

  • Implement data-related regulations and standards for Finance’s data platforms

  • Engage with regulatory support teams for regulatory reviews and examinations

Skills and Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's or advanced degree

  • Typically more than 15 years of applicable experience

  • Strong leadership and management skills of processes, projects and people

  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and negotiation skills

  • Experience with data privacy & security, data accuracy, integrity and quality management, data literacy and change management

  • Experience with accessibility and availability standards

  • Policy development and regulatory compliance experience

  • Strong communication and stakeholder engagement

If there’s anything we can do to accommodate a disability during any portion of the application or hiring process, please refer to our disability accommodations for applicants (https://careers.usbank.com/global/en/disability-accommodations-for-applicants) .


Our approach to benefits and total rewards considers our team members’ whole selves and what may be needed to thrive in and outside work. That's why our benefits are designed to help you and your family boost your health, protect your financial security and give you peace of mind. Our benefits include the following (some may vary based on role, location or hours):

  • Healthcare (medical, dental, vision)

  • Basic term and optional term life insurance

  • Short-term and long-term disability

  • Pregnancy disability and parental leave

  • 401(k) and employer-funded retirement plan

  • Paid vacation (from two to five weeks depending on salary grade and tenure)

  • Up to 11 paid holiday opportunities

  • Adoption assistance

  • Sick and Safe Leave accruals of one hour for every 30 worked, up to 80 hours per calendar year unless otherwise provided by law

EEO is the Law

U.S. Bank is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse workforce. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status, among other factors. Applicants can learn more about the company’s status as an equal opportunity employer by viewing the federal KNOW YOUR RIGHTS (https://eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/2023-06/22-088_EEOC_KnowYourRights6.12ScreenRdr.pdf) EEO poster.


U.S. Bank participates in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security E-Verify program in all facilities located in the United States and certain U.S. territories. The E-Verify program is an Internet-based employment eligibility verification system operated by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. Learn more about the E-Verify program (https://careers.usbank.com/verification-of-eligibility-for-employment) .

The salary range reflects figures based on the primary location, which is listed first. The actual range for the role may differ based on the location of the role. In addition to salary, U.S. Bank offers a comprehensive benefits package, including incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase 401(k) contribution and pension (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). Pay Range: $187,425.00 - $220,500.00 - $242,550.00

Job postings typically remain open for approximately 20 days of the posting date listed above, however the job posting may be closed earlier should it be determined the position is no longer required due to business need. Job postings in areas with a high volume of applicants, such as customer service, contact center, and Financial Crimes investigations, remain open for approximately 5 days of the posting listed date.