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Senior Data Analytics Auditor

Company: Rutgers University
Location: New Brunswick
Posted on: January 12, 2020

Job Description:

Position InformationOverviewRutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national research university and the state of New Jerseys preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Established in 1766 and celebrated a milestone 250th anniversary in 2016, the university is the eighth oldest higher education institution in the United States. More than 67,000 students and 22,000 faculty and staff learn, work, and serve the public at Rutgers locations across New Jersey and around the world.Rutgers UniversityNew Brunswick took root over 250 years ago. We are the states most comprehensive intellectual resourcethe flagship campus of Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, as designated by the Association of American Universities. We are the regions most high-profile public research institution and a leading national research center with a global impact.Posting SummaryRutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Senior Data Analytics Auditor (Senior) for Audit and Advisory Services. Reporting to the Manager of Data Analytics, the Senior takes a lead role on the data analytics team, including coaching other auditors and the Associate Analytics Auditor on all aspects of audit analytics.Among the key duties of this position are the following:

  • Developing and implementing the framework and unit components for a Continuous Monitoring program
  • Actively supporting the work of Audit and Advisory Services and enabling university units to make data-informed decisions
  • Works as an embedded team member on assigned audits, and also sometimes works independently or in coordination with clients, based on the scope and nature of the data analytics component of the project
  • The Senior drives the execution of any data analytics and visualization tasks during the full life cycle of each project, which may include:
  • Data sourcing and blending
  • Query design; Analysis of query results
  • Development of visualizations for incorporation into client deliverables such as audit reports and management dashboards.
  • Acts as a subject matter expert to expand data analytics proficiency and usage by audit staff and facilitate continuous monitoring in university units.BenefitsInformation about the benefits provided to Rutgers employees can be found at: Education and Experience
    • Bachelors in Accounting/Finance or a related discipline, or Computer Science or a related discipline required.
    • A minimum of five (5) years related professional experience, which must include the following:
    • A minimum of two (2) years experience in internal audit, external audit, consulting, or data analytics
    • A minimum of two (2) years experience with at least one business intelligence tool required (e.g., Alteryx, Tableau, IDEA, ACL, SAS, R, SPSS, SQL Developer, TOAD, Cognos, Hyperion or similar this list is not exhaustive and applicants who feel their experience with similar tools would transfer to Alteryx or Tableau are encouraged to apply).Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
      • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
      • Ensures adherence to the highest level of department and professional standards at all times.
      • Demonstrates an ability to maintain objectivity and independence at all times.
      • Demonstrates an ability to lead small to medium teams, providing direction and guidance in the execution of assignments.
      • Consistently demonstrates an ability to remain flexible and flourish in a fast-paced, complex environment with competing priorities and deadlines, including a willingness to adapt to new surroundings, circumstances, information, and challenges.
      • Demonstrates an ability to quickly collaborate and work effectively with a diverse group of clients and team members to deliver the highest quality communications, work products and client service.
      • Demonstrates an ability to give and follow instructions accurately and efficiently ensuring work efforts are directed towards the desired outcome.
      • Demonstrates an ability to recognize when learned concepts should be applied.
      • Displays good judgment and decision making skills.
      • Demonstrates solid communication and listening skills and an ability to identify gaps in logic and handle complex communication challenges individually.
      • Demonstrates an ability to identify sensitive issues and proactively facilitate effective communication at various levels in the organization to avoid surprises.
      • Ensures adequate focus on professional growth relevant to taking on more challenging assignments and tasks beyond assigned audit engagements and standard work assignments.
      • Acts as an ambassador of the department and university, consistently demonstrating a positive, can-do attitude.
      • Performs other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
      • Must possess and maintain a valid drivers license and be willing to travel, when necessary, to sites throughout New Jersey for business demands.Preferred Qualifications
        • A masters degree is preferred.
        • Understanding of ERP Systems (Particularly Oracle), and resulting data, including data warehouses with the ability to independently explore and build data sources as needed.
        • Experience with Alteryx, Tableau, Microsoft VBA, SQL, Java/JavaScript, or other visualization tools and programming languages preferred.
        • Business acumen (understanding of people, process, accounting, and systems) in concert with building and maintaining a network of relationships throughout the university.
        • One or more relevant professional certifications (CPA, CIA, Tableau Desktop certified, ACDA, CFE, PMP, PMI-PBA, CBAP, CSBA, CCBA, IIBA-AAC, etc.)
        • Relevant experience in a higher-education institution and/or healthcare setting is a plus.Equipment Utilized
          • The Senior will be expected to use Alteryx and Tableau software regularly to perform the role. 80% or more of the role will require those two packages.Physical Demands and Work Environment
            • Standing, sitting, walking, talking or hearing.
            • No special vision requirements.Special Conditions
              • Clean Driving RecordPosting DetailsSpecial Instructions to ApplicantsRequired for this posting are:
                • Cover letter
                • ResumeOptional:
                  • List of References
                  • Link to LinkedIn profile (URL)
                  • Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit a link to their Tableau Public profile as a method of distinguishing themselves.Recruitment/Posting Title: Senior Data Analytics AuditorJob Category: Staff & Executive - Finance/Accounting/PurchasingDepartment: Audit and Advisory ServicesPosition Status: Full TimeFLSA: ExemptGrade: 07Position Salary: 77,435 -- $98,013Annual Minimum Salary: 77435.000Annual Mid Range Salary: 98013.000Annual Maximum Salary: 118590.000Standard Hours: 37.50Union Description: Admin Assembly (MPSC)Payroll Designation: PeopleSoftTerms of Appointment: Staff - 12 monthPosition Pension Eligibility: ABPPosting Number: 20ST0038Posting Open Date: 01/07/2020Regional Campus: Rutgers University-New BrunswickHome Location Campus: Off CampusLocation Details: 33 Knightsbridge Road, Piscataway, NJ, 08854

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