Purpose and Summary of position:
- Responsible for developing and executing audit analytics, continuous monitoring, building and deploying automation solutions, and promoting initiatives aimed to improve the department’s analytic capabilities using tools like Alteryx, RPA (Robotic Process Automation), and scripting languages
- Work closely with different Internal Audit stakeholders to gather requirements and automate SOX/internal controls testing and/or operational audit testing
- Collaborate with the Internal Audit team to identify process improvement opportunities and automate repetitive tasks to increase productivity
- Support the development and maintenance of continuous audit programs that provide more efficient and complete assurance coverage and/or insight across available transactional data
- Stay updated with industry trends and best practices in automation, data analytics, and relevant technologies to continuously enhance the team's capabilities
- Provide ongoing training and knowledge sharing with staff auditors to enhance their data querying and analytical abilities
- 5+ years in Data Analytics, Data Science, Process Automation, or Internal Audit
- Strong proficiency in using automation tools like Alteryx
- Knowledge of programming languages such as SQL, Excel/VBA, Python, R to create and maintain scripts for data manipulation and analysis
- Extensive knowledge of SAP S4 and table design
- Familiarity with data visualization tools like Tableau, Power BI, or similar platforms.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Self-starter, desire to learn, and able to teach others
- Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Data Analytics, or a related field.
- Data analytics experience at a public accounting firm or large global corporation
- Experience with RPA solutions (e.g., Automation Anywhere) is a plus, but not required.
- Familiarity with basic coding used in data analysis software
- Relevant professional certification such as CPA, CFE, CIA, CISA, etc.
- Sound understanding of processes, risks, and controls
- Internal audit experience