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  • Posted: Jun 21, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • At EY, we are committed to building a better working world - with increased trust and confidence in business, sustainable growth, development of talent in all its forms, and greater collaboration. We want to build a better working world through our own actions and by engaging with like-minded organizations and individuals. This is our purpose - and why we e...
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    Assurance - Senior Associate [Analytics Delivery Specialist (ADS)]

    Ref No: NIG0003Q


    • More than ever before, businesses rely on properly interpreted complex data sets to inform their actions.
    • From emerging brands to the multinationals, our clients require dependable financial statements to drive their decision-making process and they depend on us to provide top notch advice along with best in class service all the time.
    • We have recorded great success in the Nigerian market space year on year and therefore always looking for more talented consultants to join our team.

    The Opportunity

    • As an Audit Analytics Delivery specialist Senior, you work with Audit teams to plan and scope the use of leading-edge analytics solutions and deliver them through by using Audit analytics tools.
    • You will work closely and engage with the client’s IT function to successfully manage data capture and extraction process, data cleansing and analysis.
    • As a senior consultant and Adviser for EY, your everyday work-life will be filled with operational tasks and professional challenges.
    • All the knowledge and skills of the EY brand will be made available to you as you as you build a better working world for our people, our clients and the communities that support us.

    Your Key Responsibilities

    • Everything you’ll do will come back to providing exceptional audit activities for our clients. Colleagues and clients from a diverse array of backgrounds will look to you first for answers, so you’ll be a high-profile contact when it comes to resolving complex issues. As you build your knowledge and experience, you’ll become a credible advisor, influencing clients and engagement teams on resolutions that will impact entire industries.

    To qualify for the role, you must have:

    • A Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Mathematics, Statistics, Computer science, Engineering, Finance or Business discipline, supported by minimum of 4 years’ work experience in data analysis, capture, transformation, and understanding business processes
    • ICAN, ACCA, CISA certification (or equivalent) required
    • Competence in using database management software, statistical and predictive machine learning software and link analysis / data visualization software
    • Relevant knowledge of data analysis and strong analytical skills in related software, including ACL, MS SQL Server, SQL SSIS, MS Excel, MS Access or similar software
    • Relevant knowledge of popular ERP data tables and their relationships is a plus e.g. Oracle EBS, Finacle, Flexcube, T24 etc
    • Relevant knowledge of other analytics tools is a plus, e.g. BI/visualization, data extraction, data transformation, ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) specific tools (e.g. SAP, Oracle), or similar tools
    • Experience of advising external clients on insights and strategies related to data analytics, ideally in the audit domain.
    • Proven project management skills
    • Excellent communication and negotiation skills and a collaborative approach to management
    • The flexibility to constantly learn and adapt in a fast-paced environment

    Skills and attributes for success:

    • Work with the Manager and Senior Manager to plan and operationalize analytics strategy
    • Assist Audit teams in scoping and planning the use of Analytics on more complex / larger engagements
    • Support Audit teams in conversations with clients related to data security, data capture methods, etc. and work with clients’ IT functions to extract relevant data in more complex cases
    • Monitor data transformation activities (e.g. data validation, etc.) performed by the Analytics delivery team
    • Promote the use and knowledge of Analytics in Audit; train and educate others (both clients and Auditors) on the methods and value of Analytics
    • Promote analytics across the business and educate others on the analytics tools and value
    • Be directly involved in Audit pursuits with Audit teams and clients
    • Stay abreast of technology advancements and propose how to leverage them in audit
    • Contribution to the development of custom analytics solutions where appropriate

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Ernst and Young on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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