Senior Data Analyst

Listing reference: click_016439
Listing status: Under Review
Apply by: 19 April 2024
Position summary
Industry: Wholesale & Retail Trade
Job category: Internal Auditing
Location: Cape Town
Contract: Permanent
EE position: Yes
Introduction
We are looking to recruit a Senior Data Analyst to work within our Internal Audit department. The role will be based at Clicks Head Office in Cape Town and will report to the Audit Manager (IT).
Job description

Job Purpose:

To support the department goals to increase efficient and effective use of data analytics by obtaining more timely access to and management of data assets. Key to the role is to turn data into meaningful information using leading data analytic techniques to present to Senior management in the organisation while assisting in reducing effort on the audit plan.

 

Job Objectives:

  • Assist the audit team in the field by being responsive to data needs in a timely manner
  • Be the internal liaison between IT and the internal audit team to facilitate data needs for the audit team
  • Assist in investigations and other management requests as necessary by gathering, sorting, and otherwise making sense of necessary data.
  • Proactively search for data anomalies that could be indicative of control issues.
  • Work with internal auditors to understand data needs and brainstorm ways to perform audits more efficiently. 
  • Drive the implementation of a continuous monitoring framework using data analytics to support the relevant internal audit projects
  • Perform special reviews of operations when requested
  • Linking of different data streams and visualisations and graphic output; upskilling and SAS, ACL, Tableau, and visualisation tools

Minimum requirements

Qualifications

  • Essential: Bachelor's degree or above in quantitative fields such as Data Science/Analytics, Computer Science/Engineering, Statistics, Mathematics, or related fields
  • Desirable: Postgraduate degree in quantitative fields such as Data Science/Analytics, Computer Science/Engineering, Statistics, Mathematics, or related fields.

 

Job-related experience

  • 5-8 years data analytics experience
  • Experience in data management, governance, data acquisition and modeling, data structures and architecture.
  • 3-5 years financial systems or system auditing experience from big 4 preferable
  • Experience in using visualisation tools such as Tableau and PowerBI
  • Utilisation of Microsoft Office products

 

Job-Related skills & knowledge:

  • Data analytics tools such as ACL/SAS/IDEA or similar
  • Application of internal audit and risk assessment methodologies
  • MS Excel Advanced
  • Building and maintaining strong relationships
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Strong analytical and organisational skills

 

Essential Competencies:

  • Delivering results & meeting customer expectations
  • Working with people
  • Applying expertise & technology
  • Presenting & communicating information
  • Deciding & initiating action
  • Learning & researching
  • Creating & innovating
  • Adapting & responding to change
  • Leading & Supervising

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