EY Tax Data Analyst in Johannesburg, South Africa

Tax Data Analyst


Requisition # JOH00210

Post Date Jul 19, 2018



To design, develop and implement data analytics and analytics driven solutions covering the entire spectrum from basic analytics to advanced analytics such as predictive modelling, machine learning and artificial intelligence, both in South Africa and abroad.

Experience and Skills:

  1. Experience: 3 to 6 years’ experience in executing on the below points:

  2. Quantitative skills – This could include statistical, econometrical, mathematical skills etc.

  • Descriptive/ informative analytics

  • Predictive analytics

  • Prescriptive/ decision making analytics

  1. Analytical skills
  • Social media analytics

  • Risk & control analytics

  • Process analytics

  • Operational analytics

  • Financial modelling

  • Risk scoring

  • Risk modelling

  1. Consulting – It would be great if the individuals have consulting background

  2. Business knowledge – They need to understand business processes, operational processes

etc. and would have had to implement solutions into client environments

  1. Technical skillset:
  • Software:

i. SQL

ii. SAS/ R

iii. Python

iv. Spotfire/ Qlikview/ Tableau

  • Machine learning

  • AI/ Artificial Intelligence

  • Real time/ near real time analytics and technologies

  • Business Intelligence (BI implementations)

  • Internet of Things (IoT)

  1. Data manipulation and modelling/ ETL
  • Data extraction

  • Data transformation

  • Data modelling

  • Data layering

  1. Data handling
  • Structured data

  • Unstructured data

  • Big data

  • Integrating structured and unstructured data

  • Building of data lakes

  • Building of data warehouses


Minimum B.Sc/ B.Com Honours with focus on Quantitative skills, financial engineering, mathematical modelling, data modelling, IT.

Type of candidate:

We require both candidates who have implemented the technical solutions in the below mentioned areas as well as candidates who actually performed the data and analytical work in the listed areas.

Who we are:

At EY we support you in achieving your unique potential both personally and professionally. We give you stretching and rewarding experiences that keep you motivated, working in an atmosphere of integrity and teaming with some of the world's most successful companies. And while we encourage you to take personal responsibility for your career, we support you in your professional development in every way we can. You enjoy the flexibility to devote time to what matters to you, in your business and personal lives. At EY you can be who you are and express your point of view, energy and enthusiasm, wherever you are in the world. It's how you make a difference.

Please note: Preference will be given to PDI candidates.