Data Analytics Manager

Oliver James associates
18 May 2017
17 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

We are looking for a Data Analytics Manager to drive the design, development, and execution of audit analytics projects. The Manager will be responsible for managing the full portfolio of analytics within the Internal Audit department, in order to support the internal audit plan, develop continuous auditing initiatives and reusable analytic reports and tools.

Main areas of responsibility:

? Advises Corporate Audit stakeholders on analytical options to address their specific needs, including discussing potential analytical approaches to problems, associated costs and trade-offs, and recommendations.

? Works with senior audit managers to create, execute and manage a portfolio of analytic projects for Sompo International business units and functions.

? Performs iterative analytic scripting of ad-hoc requests supporting audit projects and works with audit teams to continuously assess results and refine the analytic.
? Analyzes trends and patterns in data and communicate meaningful insights to the audit project team and business stakeholders.

? Provides guidance on the interpretation of reported exceptions and subject matter expertise
to aid auditors in the drafting of factually correct issues.

? Develops in-depth subject-matter-expertise in understanding key strategic data sources and
data lineage within the organization and effectively leverages knowledge to derive
meaningful audit data analytics results.

? Works with members of the Information Technology team to onboard new data sources for
periodic refresh and reuse in audits or continuous auditing initiatives

? Manages data analytics applications (ACL), including license management, renewal and
negotiation and internal support.

? Displays strong communication and interpersonal, ability across all levels coupled with
effective problem solving, conceptual thinking, quantitative and analytical skills.

Skills and Experience:

? Experience working in Internal Audit or Public Accounting / Advisory Services / Consulting

? Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 3 years analytics or BI reporting experience with
exposure to analytics tools

? Experience using data analytics and visualization tools such as ACL, Excel, Tableau, SAP
Business Warehouse as well as experience with scripting to develop analytics solutions

? Experience producing ad-hoc analysis based on high-level requirements while working
closely with clients to refine criteria based on iterative results

? Strong project management skills, ability to influence cross-functionally in a rapidly evolving
business environment while managing multiple / concurrent projects.

? Strong written and verbal communication, presentation and technical writing skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

? Recognised qualification in an analytical field such as Statistics, Data Science, MIS,
Engineering, Math, Accounting, or Finance.
? Scripting experience with tools such as ACL.