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Associate¿ Data Mining and Analytics
Ref No.: 12-00144
Location: New York, New York
Start Date: 06/26/2012
Leading Investment Firm
New York , NY
Position:
Associate– Data Mining and Analytics  
 
 
The Internal Audit Group of a leading Investment firm serves as an independent global function responsible for providing assurance and advisory services covering all of Company’s businesses and operations.  Audit is a critical component of the company’s control and risk management infrastructure.  The group seeks to attract and develop best-in-class talent from multi-disciplinary backgrounds including asset management, finance, technology, risk management, accounting, and operations.  Successful professionals in the group will demonstrate a strong understanding of the asset and risk management businesses, build strong working relationships with business partners, and deliver value-added services which strengthen the risk and control environment.
 
The Associate– Data Mining and Analytics will be involved support and development of a strategy and in driving the implementation of a data analytics program.   He/she will be required to engage with the Business and Technology auditors, internal risk partners and with product teams to implement the goals of the Internal Audit.   
 
Responsibilities:
 
The Associate, Data Mining and Analytics will support the development and implementation of a strategic data analytics program for Internal Audit and support the development of the function’s operating platform.   He/she will be required to engage with business and technology teams, internal risk partners and with information technology teams to implement the goals of Internal Audit.   
 
Specific responsibilities will include:
  • Participate in the strategic development of the data analytics program including the design and implementation of appropriate tools and technologies
  • Liaise with Internal Audit management and business partners to support the implementation of continuous auditing and monitoring activities
  • Work with the Internal Audit team to identify opportunities to leverage technology and analytics in connection with risk assessment and audit execution processes
  • Participate in short term data mining activities aimed at supporting audit delivery and other ad-hoc requests to support audit engagements
  • Build strong relationships with information technology teams to ensure that successful data mining and analytics activities are conducted
  • Supporting the VP, Data Mining & Analytics as necessary
  • Support in the development and distribution of data analytics documentation, training and methodology
  • Support the development and maintenance of a data analytics inventory
  • Support the development of the function’s audit work paper, workflow, issue management and scheduling platforms
 
Skills and Experience:
  • Undergraduate or graduate degree in CIS, finance, economics, risk management or other business related field is preferred
  • Strong skills in scripting SQL and VB essential
  • Experience with data warehousing, data analytics and data mining tools, such as Cognos and ACL
  • Excellent communication (verbal, written, and listening) and interpersonal skills
For immediate consideration, please email resume in confidence to Susan Wolf  or call 212 683 5353.