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Internal Audit Analytics Manager

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Location
Nashville, TN
Job Type
Direct Hire
Date
Nov 15, 2019
Job ID
2678255





Internal Audit Analytics Manager

Nashville, TN












 

The Internal Audit Analytics Manager will be responsible for executing a sustainable, integrated, and adaptable analytically-driven approach to the monitoring of financial, operational and compliance-related risks.

This position is part of our audit transformation. The team has the basic constructs and the high level strategy - this persons role is to execute, refine and align with the strategy. This position will have high exposure in the business and the successful candidate will have opportunities to grow within the group/business if they show value in this position.

 


 

Qualifications


  • Must possess bachelor's or foreign equivalent degree in Business, Computer Systems or Information Technology and 5+ years of work experience demonstrating the following:
  • Experience with directly managing a team of data scientists/analysts
  • Experience in managing complex strategic initiatives, influencing various stakeholders (including non- direct reports) to achieve strategic objectives and goals
  • Highly organized and highly proficient in prioritization and overall program management
  • Proficient in database & Extract-Transform-Load (ETL) concepts.
  • Proficient understanding in various data types (e.g. Relational, Unstructured, Hierarchical, and Linked “Graph" Data).
  • Technical proficiency in working with analytical software such as ACL, IDEA, Excel, R, Alteryx, Tableau, etc.
  • Ability to code and develop prototypes in languages such as SQL, Python, Java, etc.
  • At least 3 years of auditing within a SAP environment.
  • Ability to operate and succeed within legacy, heavily-customized, and internally-develop IT systems and data environments.
  • Communicate and present technical topics to non-technical audiences, including leaders at the organization.
  • Manage relationships and establish a network of contacts throughout the organization
  • Strong critical thinking, adaptability, and problem-solving skills around complex business issues
  • Effectively influence individuals to action at leadership levels of internal and external organizations. • Mentor and train cross-functional teams in performing analytics activities within the various audit engagements
  • Strong desire to learn new processes
  • Good understanding of Internal Audit practices and skills (i.e., methodology, risk management, internal control knowledge) is optional but desirable
  • Knowledge of Robot Process Automation (RPA) development and techniques a plus.
  • CPA, CISA, CIA or other related certification desired.
  • Fluent in English.  Knowledge of other languages (Spanish/Portuguese) a plus.
  • Exceptionally strong analytical and evaluation skills
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple deliverables
  • Ability to travel up to 25% of the time.
  • You must be able to work as part of a team, be independent, eager to learn in diverse areas, and communicate effectively with internal and external customers.
  • We are looking for team players with excellent analytical and planning skills, eager to learn, and with a constructive and independent attitude. You must have good communication skills, both verbal and written, in English.

Responsibilities





  • Develop a sustainable audit analytics strategy and a successful path to implementation enabling Internal Audit to leverage data and analytics to drive more robust audit processes while providing breadth and in-depth insights of the Company's risk landscape.
  • As a leader in the audit team, plan and execute data analysis, extraction and visualization to support accounting and financial reporting audits, business process control reviews, operations and IT activities, as well as other auditing engagements.


  • Direct IA's analytically-driven risk models utilized within annual audit plan supporting department's agile audit framework.
  • Communicate the results using data analytics and data visualization to tell the story in a simple, user-friendly, and intuitive way as well as delivering results in written and verbal form.


  • Proactively develops business partnerships with management and maintains a presence with management, where applicable, in order to understand business strategies, challenges and risks.
  • Champions best practices for procedures and standards that will add value and improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the audit function and the business.
  • Identify emerging techniques and technology to assist in develop of IA's audit methodology to meet the risks associated with using such technologies within the IT environments.
  • Lead the team to achieve higher levels of competency, effectiveness and internal process improvement.
  • Coaches and mentors staff, responsible for their technical development.
  • Other duties as assigned



 

Must Have

-Bachelor's Degree in in Business, Computer Systems or Information Technology with 5+ years of experience -Ability to code and develop prototypes in languages such as SQL, Python, Java, etc. -At least 3 years of auditing within a SAP environment. -Experience with directly managing a team of data scientists/analysts -25% travel - domestic and internally



 

Preferred
-CPA, CISA, CIA or other related certification -Knowledge of other languages (Spanish/Portuguese) -Knowledge of Robot Process Automation (RPA) development and techniques -Good understanding of Internal Audit practices and skills (i.e., methodology, risk management, internal control knowledge)