Senior Audit Data Analytics Specialist
Data Specialist Job in Plaza, ND
** This position will be a hybrid position based in Buffalo, NY, Wimington, DE, or at another M&T location; it may possibly be remote if the final candidate is not located near an M&T office.
This position is responsible for providing data analysis support to Internal Audit (IA). A primary objective of these activities is to provide detailed data insights to IA personnel to drive more efficient and effective audit procedures. This position will develop, execute, and maintain analytic programs that identify adverse changes in the organization's risk environment, including data anomalies, and escalate concerns to IA personnel. This position is responsible for leading project teams with 1-3 staff level employees and management oversight.
Coordinate with IA management to understand identified data analytic opportunities. Independently take action to obtain needed data, perform preliminary analyses, and deliver the results. Develop, execute, and maintain data analytic programs that deliver valuable data insights to IA personnel. Demonstrates the ability to obtain data, verify data integrity, and perform exploratory analysis. Maintains strong data analytic technical skill capabilities in all of IA's data analytic technologies (e.g., SAS, Access, SQL, Tableau, etc.) Demonstrates proficiency in utilizing multiple tool sets.Coordinates with technical leaders throughout the organization to gain knowledge of the applications, databases, and data schema for assigned portfolio of responsibility. Seeks management assistance as appropriate.Supports internal audit applications and assists with divisional modernization opportunities.
This position is responsible for leading project teams with 1-3 staff level employees and management oversight.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
Bachelors Degree/MBA in a related field - preferably Accounting, Finance, Mathematics, or Management Information Systems. A minimum of 3 years' experience in a related role. In lieu of a degree, a combined minimum of 7 years of higher education and/or work experience.Proficiency, or ability to demonstrate proficiency within one year, in the utilization of SAS, Access, SQL, and Tableau.Strong written and verbal communication skills.
IDEAL QUALIFICATIONS PREFERRED:
Financial Services Industry experience preferred.MBA or Masters degree in an appropriate field.Related certifications (CPA, CIA, CISA, CAMS or similar)
Buffalo, New York, United States of America