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Data Delivery Centre – Data Specialist (Assurance)

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Your Responsibilities

  • Managing the end to end delivery for a team of data analysts as they extract, transform and load data into core digital analytical tools for the Africa Assurance business to agreed SLA targets. This will span a wide variety of clients across systems, sectors and geographies.
  • Estimating, budgeting, capacity planning and negotiating timelines for data analytics requests.

·         Creating and embedding new process and knowledge into standardized, repetitive, re-usable processes. Carrying out both reactive and proactive projects related to driving demand from the Assurance business and improving service delivery from the Data Delivery Centre. This will include locating, defining and implementing new process improvement opportunities leveraging digital technology.

·         Managing the relationship with clients and audit team representatives.

·         Closely working with the data analysts, audit partners and managers as well as with the core implementation team to resolve challenges and remove roadblocks that prevent data delivery.

·         Leading the Data Delivery centre learning and sharing initiatives to leverage from the EMEIA and Global data delivery and digital solution networks, in collaboration with the Assurance Digital Implementation and Innovation leaders.

·         Providing technical leadership and solutions to the data analyst team

·         Ability to be hands on as and when necessary particularly in a client environment

·         Optimising utilisation of data analystsStaying abreast of developments in EY’s digital solutions and developments in the market to be able to promote the use of these throughout the Assurance business.

·         Contribute to the EMEIA area network by sharing best practice data delivery process and solutions.

Your profile to succeed

·         Preferred degree in Mathematics, Economics, Computer Science, Information Management or Statistics or equivalent.

·         Minimum 5 years working experience in data analytics.

·         Strong understanding of IT environments, IT security, networking and IT server architecture.

·         Proven working experience as a data analyst or business data analyst.

·         Proven experience with leading a team

·         Technical expertise regarding data architecture, data models, database design development, data mining and segmentation techniques.

·         Strong knowledge of and experience with reporting packages (Business Objects, etc.), databases (SQL. etc.), programming (XML, Javascript, or ETL frameworks).

·         Strong working experience in one or more ERP’s e.g. SAP, Oracle, MS Navision, SAGE, etc. and associated ETL tools.

·         Working experience in SpotFire, PowerBi, Python and Alteryx.

·         Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyse, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy.

·         Adept at queries, report writing and presenting findings.

·         Demonstrated strong project management and team management skills.

  • Demonstrated good problem solving and interpersonal skills.
  • Deadline oriented
  • Customer centric solution mindset
  • Ability to work in an ambiguous environment
  • Ability to prioritise own and teams work

·         Experience in external audit or in a professional services firm will be a positive.


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