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EY APAC Data Analytics and Enablement Lead, Assurance (Financial Services) in Sydney, Australia

APAC Data Analytics and Enablement Lead, Assurance (Financial Services)

Assurance

Requisition # SYD0044M

Post Date Aug 13, 2020

The Covid-19 pandemic is creating seismic challenges around the world. Our purpose, to build a better working world, has never been more important. Life at EY has been transformed dramatically but our strong culture of flexible and remote working has helped EY people navigate new ways of working and remain connected with each other and our clients.

A better working world truly starts with the people at EY who are building it every day. Now more than ever we need talented people from diverse backgrounds to help our clients navigate the complexities of this Transformative Age: people with the passion, curiosity and drive to make things better.

The opportunity

We are looking for an experiencedManagerto join the APAC Financial Services Office (FSO) Digital Assurance team in our Sydney or Melbourne office to Lead a new virtual team of Data Analytics professionals across approximately 10 countries in the APAC region.

This role joins our Assurance Digital team to continue to build our data extraction and analytics capabilities for our digital audit initiatives. You will be using your ETL capabilities and project management experience to support obtaining external financial data for use by audit teams in a dynamic client facing data analytics team, whilst taking the lead on inspiring and fostering a community though a virtual environment across different geography, language and cultures in the APAC region.

Your key responsibilities

You will deliver results by using data analytics to deal with large, disparate volumes of data to assist your client group gain critical insights. Your ability to evaluate, identify and extract data from complex IT systems will ensure success in this role. You will have a chance to work with large/listed clients and the latest data systems to enjoy a truly rewarding and successful career at EY.

Some everyday responsibilities include:

  • Managingmultiple stakeholders including, monitoring and reporting on local and Areaactivities and reporting against targets

  • Contributionto performance management and monitoring of local market teams

  • Deploymentof global tools across the FSO Assurance APAC network

  • Contributionto certification of new solutions and UAT testing of Global solutions

  • Deliveryof training both classroom and large-scale webcast

  • Helpingaudit teams and clients to identify and extract required data from complex ITsystems

  • Extractand transform a variety of client financial data for use in our state of theart audit tools dedicated for audit data analytics in consultation with theaudit teams

  • Selfpromote the extraction capabilities of the team to the business and meet marketagreed targets for data extraction

  • Usinganalytical and visualisation software to access, transform, integrate, analyseand visualise client data to help solve real problems and provide real businessinsights through identification of anomalies and unusual patterns and trends indata

  • Leadingthe local market team to manage and deliver on a portfolio of data extractions

  • Manageaudit innovation projects and use programming tools/ robotics software to automatemanual audit tasks for efficiency and cost savings

  • Work withlocal and APAC area wide counterparts to efficiently deliver standard and highquality data analysis

  • Developsystems skills on a range of client ERP/ financial systems

  • Analysecomplex data including bespoke analysis

  • Identifyopportunities for further work and areas of interest / added value to clients

Skills and attributes for success

We are looking for people with a mix of Business, Accounting and Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to develop data mapping/data lineage documents anddesign the ETL process to extract data. Experience with any ETL tools likeAlteryx and Monarch

  • Demonstrated ability to display complex quantitative data in a simple,intuitive format, and to present findings in a clear and concisemanner. Experience with visualization tools preferred, includingSpotfire, PowerBI and/or Tableau

  • Sound working knowledge of MS SQL Server/ SQL Server IntegrationServices and/or other database and analytical tools

  • Sound working knowledge of MS Excel and all MS Office Suite products

  • Experience with transactional data (loans, securities, deposits etc.),general ledger reconciliation a plus

  • Project management experience – managing multiple projects withconflicting demands, timeframes and stakeholders

  • Strong writing and oral communication skills, including presentation& soft skills for communicating with senior management, working in projectteams and with clients

  • Analytical skills working with financial and non-financial data

  • Influencing skills

  • Ability to confidently report on progress, key issues, blockers andsuccess to leadership

  • Experience managing multiple stakeholders across geographies.

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Experiencewith Python/ R or other programming languages is a plus

  • Experiencewith AI/RPA/Automation is a plus

  • Experience of audit and financial accounting processes/systems preferred

  • Experience using data analytics for auditing purposes preferred

What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your performance. In addition, our comprehensivepackage can be tailored to your individual needs, to give you the freedom to manage your role in a way that’s right for you. This includes;

  • a variety of flexibleworking and leave arrangements

  • personalisedincluding coachingand support to help you build your career and access to formal learning so youcan develop the skills you’ll need to thrive in the future

  • arange of tools and benefits to guide and support your health and wellbeingthroughout your entire EY career

About EY

At EY, we hold a collective commitment to foster an environment where all differences are valued and respected, practices are equitable and everyone experiences a sense of belonging. Through our inclusive leadership behaviours, a variety of internal networks, flexible working and mentoring programs, you will have the support and flexibility to build an exceptional career.

EY is committed to making reasonable adjustments to provide a positive, barrier-free recruitment process for people with disability. If you require any adjustments to the recruitment process in order to equitably participate, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application viaor phone+61 3 8650 7788.

We understand the importance of social distancing at this time so our recruitment and onboarding process will be managed virtually so we can continue to prioritise the safety and wellbeing of EY people, clients, guests and the broader public.

Theexceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.

Apply now.

The preferred applicant will be subject to employment screening by EY or by their external third party provider.

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