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DATA ANALYTICS ACCOUNTANT

FINANCIAL SERVICES
R900 000
2017•11•14
GP, UNITED KINGDOM

Our Client is a leading user of Data and Analytics in an External Audit context, delivering both bespoke and pre-defined analytics focused on increasing the quality and effectiveness of our Audit techniques.

Our clients Clara Analytics Team brings together of a group of talented individuals that share a creative mind-set and an ambition to drive innovation and collaboration on our external audits. They will support our audit teams on their technology journey and ensure that we are delivering the audit of the future, today.

The team has core hub in their London office and individuals in all major offices across the UK. Due to rapid growth within the team we are recruiting for Assistant Managers with relevant experience in Audit Analytics Technologies.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Our client is looking for candidates to join their Audit Centre of Excellence (ACE) practice in a permanent Assistant Manager position. We are looking for career minded candidates who are looking to build upon their technical experience in a fast-changing and dynamic environment, while also maintaining high levels of quality. The ideal candidate would have experience in both External Audit & the use of Data and Analytics. They may have been part of a team delivering D&A for Audit clients at a big 4 practice, or another consultancy. Candidates with excellent analytical skills but limited exposure to External Audit will also be considered. Candidates should be capable of explaining data requirements, the underlying logic of the analytics they have performed and the potential impact upon the Audit of their findings. Experience of balancing multiple stakeholders and short term engagements is essential. Opportunities for rapid advancement will be available for individuals who excel in this role. Key Responsibilities

  • The candidate would be expected to scope, plan and deliver Data Analytics on a wide variety of External Audits.
    • They would need to ensure that deadlines are met, and key stakeholders are kept updated, sometimes in time pressured situations.
      • They would be expected to manage junior analysts within a matrix structure, providing the junior analysts with both management and technical guidance.
        • They would be required to perform technical Quality Assurance, and sign off on the technical accuracy of work performed by junior analysts.

        REQUIREMENTS

        • 1-2 years deep technical experience of using a Data Analytics tool (e.g. ACL, Idea, Alteryx) to deliver analytics for either Internal or External Audit.
        • Moderate to good knowledge of a complementary analytics language or software package (e.g. SQL, VB.net, VBA, Qliksense, Tableau, R, Python).
        • An appreciation of the nature of Audit testing, and the key concerns of Audit managers.
        • Logical mindset with the ability to implement technical solutions to overcome issues.


        Additional Beneficial Skills

        • Achieved (or working towards) a recognised audit or accountancy qualification (e.g. ACA, ACCA).

         

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