Senior Associate/Manager, Data & Analytics Assurance RM104038
Job Industry: Accountancy
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Job Type: Permanent
Reference Number: RM104038
- Wilkinson & Associates are working with a global consulting firm as they seek to build a team with sector-leading Data & Analytics expertise.
A career within Data and Analytics services, will provide you with the opportunity to help organisations uncover enterprise insights and drive business results using smarter data analytics. Our client focuses on a collection of organisational technology capabilities, including business intelligence, data management, and data assurance that help companies drive innovation, growth, and change within their organisations in order to keep up with the changing nature of customers and technology.
The team work with clients to deliver crucial insight through data analytics, advanced modelling and data visualisation. They also help their clients to establish the right controls, processes and structures to ensure that decisions are based on accurate information. What makes this firm different is their ability to combine data analytics and assurance with other offerings across the firm.
Summary of role profile:
*Proactively assist in the management of a portfolio of clients, while reporting to Senior Managers and above
*Be involved in the financial management of clients
*Be actively involved in business development activities to help identify and research opportunities on new/existing clients
*Contribute to the development of your own and team's technical acumen
*Develop strategies to solve complex technical challenges
*Assist in the management and delivering of large projects
*Train, coach, and supervise staff
*Keep up to date with local and national business and economic issues
To be considered for the role you should be / have:
*Background and track record of technical experience in data mining and how this can be used for assurance / auditing or adding value to a client - e.g. Computer Assisted Audit Techniques (CAATs) Analytical skills.
*Understands and can describe typical issues surrounding the quality of data within business systems and how these can be resolved.
*Is able to assimilate data and provide insightful analysis to address client's questions or problems in a timely fashion.
*Evidence of interpersonal skills - specifically a high level of interaction with business and not focussed on a back office technical role.
*Evidence of working to budgets and deadlines as part of day to day or a project role.
*The ability to work flexibly and effectively in different teams for varying periods of time whilst still building good working relationships with both colleagues and client personnel at all levels Identifying and effectively reporting any issues and recommendations for improvement to clients
*Must be able to articulate a business issue and potential impact without resorting to technical language
*Some knowledge of finance/accounting, although not essential.
*Ability to multi task.
*Experience of the following systems would be advantageous - Microsoft BI Stack including SSRS, SSIS, SSAS, MS SQL Server 2005, 2008, 2012, MS Excel and MS Access Good working knowledge of ACL, VBA Knowledge of an ERP e.g. SAP or Oracle Data Visualisation tools such as QlikView or Tableau