Standard Chartered

Data Scientist, Audit Analytics

Job description

Job: Audit
Primary Location: Asia-India-Bangalore
Other Locations: Asia-Malaysia, Asia-India-Chennai
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Permanent
Posting Date: 24/Nov/2021, 1:44:03 AM
Unposting Date: Ongoing
About Standard Chartered
We are a leading international bank focused on helping people and companies prosper across Asia, Africa and the Middle East.
To us, good performance is about much more than turning a profit. It's about showing how you embody our valued behaviours - do the right thing, better together and never settle - as well as our brand promise, Here for good.
We're committed to promoting equality in the workplace and creating an inclusive and flexible culture - one where everyone can realise their full potential and make a positive contribution to our organisation. This in turn helps us to provide better support to our broad client base.
The Role Responsibilities

Standard Chartered is committed to diversity and inclusion. We believe that a work environment which embraces diversity will enable us to get the best out of the broadest spectrum of people to sustain strong business performance and competitive advantage. By building an inclusive culture, each employee can develop a sense of belonging, and have the opportunity to maximise their personal potential.


This world class leading Bank is seeking for Data Scientist for Group Internal Audit’s Audit Analytics function. The function has used analytics and digital to improve the quality of audits and also achieved efficiencies. The qualified individual will assist in the execution of analytics strategy and help drive innovation in the function. The function objective is to enhance the department’s data analytics capability, innovate and optimise the use of data throughout the audit cycle including the development of effective continuous monitoring strategies.


This individual will be responsible for the following:

  • Drive innovation, identify risks and gain insights across the bank’s audit risk areas using data science / advanced analytics techniques
  • Well versed with exploratory data analysis, features creation such as univariate analysis, outlier treatment etc. and modelling.
  • Work closely with key stakeholders to understand data flow, data points, and advise on how they can be leverage in the design of data analytical solution.
  • Contribute to the design and implementation (includes data sourcing, data preparation, data transformation, and modelling). Deliver predictive outputs and insights in an automated and self-service manner.
  • Provide insights and guidance on the interpretation of models/analytics outputs so that appropriate actions can be taken by the audit teams
  • Embrace the agile philosophy and continuously seek feedback for continuous improvement
  • Display exemplary conduct and live by the Group’s Values and Code of Conduct.
  • Take personal responsibility for embedding the highest standards of ethics, including regulatory and business conduct, across Standard Chartered Bank. This includes understanding and ensuring compliance with, in letter and spirit, all applicable laws, regulations, guidelines and the Group Code of Conduct.
  • Effectively and collaboratively identify, escalate, mitigate and resolve risk, conduct and compliance matters.

Qualifications & Skills

  • A minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in data science and analytics. Advanced analytics role with internal audit, a risk function, a control function and/or previous experience in analysing business processes in a financial services environment would be a significant advantage
  • Demonstrated record of successful data science / advanced analytics projects and outcomes
  • Hands on experience in implementing data science, machine learning using coding languages, such as SAS, SQL, Python, and/or R
  • Working knowledge in advanced statistical models and building ML models such as Regression, Time-Series Modelling, Decision Trees & Random Forests, Clustering, Neural Networks, etc
  • Outstanding project management and analytical skills with an ability to multi-task and manage competing priorities with a track record in creative and successful problem-solving
  • Highly entrepreneurial with a high level of energy, dedication and an unrelenting drive to deliver value, with a track record in creative and successful problem-solving
  • Outstanding communication skills, both oral and written
  • Ability to participate within a multi-disciplinary team and be a strong team player
  • A Bachelor Degree in either Computer Science, Data Science and Artificial Intelligence is preferred
Apply now to join the Bank for those with big career ambitions.
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