Job description

A leader in financial services featuring most of UK's best known brands is hiring a Data Scientist to join their innovative and collaborative Data Analytics (DA) team within Group Audit! You'll apply data science and analytics techniques to support delivery of their audit plan and drive innovation in data analytics in the department. This is a hands-on and varied role as part of a skilled and inspiring team, highly visible to senior management and with exposure to the entire Group.

Required Skills And Experience

  • You have experience delivering data analytics to support audits. Alternatively, you are experienced at using data analytics in a non-audit role and have a solid grasp of audit or risk.
  • You're able to understand business processes and deal with ambiguity to ensure you deliver insights and assurance work that makes a difference.
  • You have knowledge of databases and data warehouses concepts, understand core data analytics and visualisation principles.
  • You are proficient in SQL and have a good knowledge of Python.
  • Prior experience of PowerBI, Tableau and data sciences concepts are an advantage, especially in the fields of machine learning and natural language processing.
  • You can present technical topics and complex analysis to a non-technical audience.
  • Financial services, audit or risk experience is desirable.

What You'll Be Doing

  • Work in collaboration with business audit teams, delivering advanced analytics to provide insights and independent assurance on the effectiveness of controls, highlighting control deficiencies.
  • Help the department to excel by promoting innovation and upskilling colleagues in data analytics.
  • Establish relationships with business audit teams to facilitate the delivery of analytics, as well as helping colleagues performing analytics.
  • Promote the use of analytics by contributing to department-wide presentations and identifying opportunities to innovate. Your work will also help the wider Group to become more data-driven.
  • Contribute to data science and analytics development projects.
  • Develop your knowledge of the Group’s strategy, products and markets.

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