Senior Consultant

  • 37241
  • Life - Data Science
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  • Ontario, Canada
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  • Apr 20, 2020
Insurance
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Assist with developing and executing the Audit Services strategy and road map for the Data Analytics program.
  • Build & maintain effective working relationships with business and IT teams in Audit and across the organization.
  • Lead the analytical project planning with audit teams to establish scope and deliverables, particularly for research and data collection tasks.
  • Develop and execute data access plan for each project and facilitate discussions with stakeholders.
  • Collaborate with IT and Business Unit application users to understand data structure, availability and accessibility.
  • Evaluate the appropriateness of data sources for quality and accuracy.
  • Perform or consult audit teams on data validation, consolidation and cleansing processes.
  • Knowledge and experience of analytics applications for complex data analytics to evaluate controls and business objectives and Analytics designed to identify outliers, anomalies, patterns, or other compliance indicators that may be hidden in the data.
  • Understand and map data delivery processes for both structured and unstructured data types utilizing various internal and external data sources; interface with data experts & data sourcing resources.
  • Develop detailed business and system knowledge within supported areas. Document business, system, and data knowledge to help build a robust knowledge-base for future efforts.
  • Train and support audit teams in the analysis of captured data as well as technical training to auditors across all levels on data analytics training programs for Audit Services and where necessary provide specific training for the audit team.
  • Lead the innovation road map for the Data Analytics program to increase efficiencies and capabilities of the broader Audit group.
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor's Degree in a technical or business discipline or equivalent technical expertise.
  • 5+ years consulting experience, analytics consulting groups.
  • 3+ years business experience including data analytics/data management/programming experience.
  • Significant experience with data gathering, storing, and retrieval methods working with various data sources.
  • Competency in data analysis.
  • Knowledge of programming languages and databases: SQL, R, Python.
  • Experience with statistical techniques and anomaly detection methods.
  • Experience with visualization tools such as Power BI or Tableau.
  • Insurance or Financial Services industry and/or audit experience preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate complexity with clarity to diverse technical and non-technical stakeholders at multiple levels of the organization.
  • Strong communication skills with an ability to take concepts and express them concisely and effectively.
  • Strong executive presence with a demonstrated ability to navigate difficult situations through relationship building and by influencing others; confident and comfortable working with senior executives.
  • Strong technical knowledge of data and data concepts.
  • Detailed oriented with a problem-solving mind set.
  • Displays strong relationship building mindset and skills.
  • Employ analytical, conceptual, and creative thinking skills to problem solve and get results.
  • Able to prioritize, meet deadlines, and be results orientated.
  • Turn statistical and computational analysis into user-friendly graphs, charts, and animation. Ability to communicate results and educate others through reports and presentations.
  • Strong commitment to organizational success, share resources and leverages knowledge across the organization.
  • Adaptable and open to change and ambiguity.