SMBC Group

  • Data Analyst - Internal Audit Department

    Job Locations US-NY-New York
    Posting Date 7 months ago(10/30/2017 3:36 PM)
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  • Overview

    SMBC is seeking a data analyst with strong technical skills, business knowledge and managerial attributes to work within the Professional Practice Management function, Internal Auditing Department in New York.

    In this position, the individual will be in charge of the following areas:

    • Data Analytics as a primary responsibility
      • Spearhead a data analytics program in support of the department’s continuous monitoring effort
      • Be the liaison with business, IT and internal audit to implement the program and seek ways to automate audit process that provides mutual benefits to both management and internal audit
      • To the extent possible, leverage the program on a global basis
    • Support for audit engagements
      • Deliver various data analysis requests from different audit teams during their planning/fieldwork phases in order to increase both effectiveness and efficiency of audit deliverables
    • Quality Assurance (QA)
      • Cross training with the QA reviewer to learn and when needed, provide effective QA coverage over all internal audit activities
    • Continuous Improvements
      • Leverage creativity and technical know-hows to provide continuous improvement ideas for the department and deliver tangible solutions
    • Audit software
      • Master the existing or new audit software and functions; functions as an internal help desk to maintain, trouble shoot and upgrade the audit software
      • Deliver audit software trainings to new hires and on an ongoing basis
    • Management Reporting
      • Deliver accurate and timely management reporting in a professionally appealing format
      • To the extent possible, automate the reporting process



    Key Responsibilities:
    This position will require the individual to leverage her/his creativity and ideas to the fullest extent in order to deliver results at multiple fronts (QA, Continuous Improvements, Continuous Monitoring and other special projects). This person is expected to become the technology pillar under the PPM function to bring the department’s operation to the next level.

    • Data Analytics Program
    • Audit Support
    • Quality Assurance
    • Continuous Improvement
    • Audit Software Maintenance
    • MIS reporting or other projects



    Qualification Requirements:
    To perform this job successfully, the employee must be able to perform each essential duty to management’s satisfaction. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required.

    Preferred Previous Work Experience:

    • Minimum 2 years' hands-on computer programming and data analysis experience with solid, successful deliverables.
    • Hands-on experience working with SQL, R, SAS, Python or other statistical program languages
    • Experience with VBA in Excel, Access, and other more advanced techniques in MS Office Suite
    • Experience with one or more data visualization tools 

    Preferred Education/Licenses/Certifications/Registrations:

    • Bachelor's, Master's or PhD degree in computer science, data science, statistical analysis Math, AI, or engineering or equivalent combination of education and experience

    Key Competencies/Skills: 

    • Data extraction, integration, normalization and analysis skill, along with supporting programming languages
    • Deep understanding of IT system environment in a typical business setting
    • Strong critical thinking, analytical and organizational skills
    • Strong oral and written communication skills with solid managerial and leadership attributes; ability to lead and manage conversations throughout the entire organization
    • A learner eager to learn and master anything coming their way
    • External or internal auditing experience is preferred but not required, as we can teach




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