EY Data Analytics Manager – Fraud Investigation and Dispute Services - Sydney or Melbourne in NS, Australia

Title: Data Analytics Manager – Fraud Investigation and Dispute Services - Sydney or Melbourne

Location: AU-NS-Sydney

Job Number: SYD0032Z

The rapidly growing forensic technology group is currently seeking the right candidate for an excellent career opportunity in Forensic Data Analytics (“FDA”).

Job Description

The FDA team is a global group of technical specialists that practice the full life cycle of data management from the early stages of data scoping and capture, to its management, analysis and reporting. The nature of our work typically requires working with large datasets from disparate data sources to support fraud investigations and disputes for our clients covering a range of industries. This is achieved by combining deep forensic investigation knowledge with advanced data analytics techniques such as investigative data linking, social network analysis, natural language processing, machine learning algorithms and predictive modelling.

Our forensic labs provide leading forensic technology infrastructure and tools necessary to uncover the most complex of frauds and employee misconduct.

As a Data Analytics Manager you will actively establish, maintain and strengthen internal and external relationships. With guidance from partners, directors and senior managers, you'll identify potential business opportunities for Ernst & Young. By drawing on your knowledge and experience, you'll create innovative commercial insights for clients, adapt methods and practices to fit operational team and cultural needs, and contribute to thought leadership.

You'll actively contribute to improving operational efficiency on projects and internal initiatives and will consistently drive projects to completion, determining that the work is of high quality. Your role in leading teams or parts of teams on engagements will depend on the size of the engagement and will be under the responsibility of senior members of the team.


Technical skills/Qualifications

  • Strong academic record including a degree/MSc/PhD degree in either Computer Science / Engineering with course work / dissertation in data analytics / data mining subject matter expertise Reactive and proactive forensic analysis of structured and unstructured data;

  • Database management software (SQL Server, Oracle, PostgreSQL, etc.), statistical and predictive machine learning software (SAS, SPSS, R, etc.) and data visualization software (Tableau, Spotfire, etc.);

  • Data extract, transform and load, data quality assessment, data cleansing and enhancing, complex data transformation, relationship profiling, sampling and extrapolation, segmentation, statistical modelling, structured data mining, and text mining;

  • Statistical analysis and modelling tools such as SAS, SPSS, Statistica, S-plus or similar packages, data manipulation language such as SQL/SAS;

  • Experience with a range of predictive modelling and model optimisation techniques such as regressions, neural networks, CART, k-means clustering, ensemble models and bootstrapping;

  • Understating of data from accounting systems applications such as SAP, PeopleSoft, JD Edwards, Chris21 or other similar ERP/Payroll applications;

  • Helping clients leverage knowledge from their data for measurement of fraud risks and losses, prevention, continuous monitoring, detection and investigation of occupational fraud, waste and abuse, financial crime and other non-compliant activities;

  • Liaising with clients, internal and external auditors, in-house counsel, external legal teams, witnesses, police, criminal prosecutors and regulatory enforcers; &

  • Multi-National /cross border or jurisdictional investigations.

About us

EY is a global professional services organisation providing advisory, assurance, tax and transaction services. We are committed to doing our part in building a better working world, to help create wider economic and social benefits today, and a strong legacy for a better tomorrow.

As part of the forensic technology team with the Fraud Investigation & Dispute Services group you will help clients work through complex issues of fraud, regulatory compliance and business disputes. You will be part of a multidisciplinary, culturally aligned team that works with clients and their legal advisors.

You will experience ongoing professional development through diverse experiences, world-class learning and individually tailored coaching. That’s how we develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders, and in so doing, play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities. Sound interesting? Well this is just the beginning. Because whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

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