IT / Data Analytics Auditor
This is an expatriate position with Saudi Aramco that requires relocation to Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.
We are seeking a data analytics expert to join the Applications & Data Audits group within Internal Auditing, to be based in our corporate headquarters in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, with expertise in audit data analytics.
Internal Auditing is an independent and objective assurance and consulting activity designed to add value and improve the operations of Saudi Aramco. Internal Auditing helps the organization to accomplish its objectives by bringing a systematic and disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of the organization’s risk management, control, and governance processes. Internal Auditing provides members of management and the Board of Directors with analyses, recommendations, and information concerning the activities reviewed.
The Application & Data Audits group under Information Systems Audits Division is responsible for:
1) Creating and managing analytics requirements for Internal Audit Department.
2) Supporting planned/ongoing audits with Data identification, Data extraction and Report visualization.
3) Design, create and maintain analytics reporting system for Internal Audit.
As a successful candidate, you will hold a bachelor’s degree or higher in Finance, Computer science, Management information systems, Business Management, or a relevant field.
You will have a minimum of seven (7) years of experience in relevant areas of Data Analytics, Audit Reporting & Advanced data analytics.
You shall extensive experience in understanding complex SAP business processes & identification of underlying table structures.
The candidate should have experience in data extraction, storage, transformation, and processing through data analytics routines, and generate output for visualization/analysis as directed by the Internal Audit management.
You shall exhibit acumen to understand, identify & implement new tools and technologies as required by advancement roadmap of Internal audit systems & technologies.
You are expected to have extensive coding experience on any of the market leading analytics tools such as ACL(Galvanize), SAP- BW, Tableau, Power BI, Python etc.
Duties & Responsibilities:
You will be required to perform the following:
Create and sustain an effective system of data analytics and models which provides an enhanced insight into risks and controls
Establish efficient/automated means to analyze and test large volumes of data for outliers, irregularities, patterns, trends and evaluate the appropriateness and effectiveness of controls.
Assist in compiling and analyzing statistical data for audit planning, Audit fieldwork & Reporting.
Perform sustainable analytical tests of controls by obtaining and analyzing audit evidence, preparing audit workpapers, evaluating test results, and drawing conclusions on the adequacy and effectiveness of controls.
Identify, design, and develop data analytics procedures to support audit activities performed by the Internal Audit team.
Use data analysis tools to automate audit testing and develop advanced analytics techniques for risk assessment, audit automation and analyzing large volumes of data.
Work in assigned audit/ project teams and report to management to identify appropriate data sources, data elements required for analytics.
Applying professional judgement to identify assess & implement data extraction from multiple business sources and ensuring accuracy of implemented reports.
Interact collaborate and contribute with Internal Audit team members in working towards accomplishing departmental goals.
You must mentor new employees joining Data Analysis team.