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Audit Senior Data Analyst

at Webster Bank

Posted: 1/1/2020
Job Reference #: 5000532060106
Keywords: financial, auditor

Job Description

19-1785
40
200 Executive Blvd South-HF433
Southington
Connecticut

If you're looking for a meaningful career, you'll find it here at Webster. Founded in 1935 by Harold Webster Smith, our focus has always been to put people first--doing whatever we can to help individuals, families and businesses achieve their financial goals. And while we've grown into a leading commercial bank, we remain passionate about serving our customers, supporting our communities, and making a difference in people's lives. We can make a difference in your life, too. By empowering you to build the meaningful career you've been looking for.

Responsibility, respect, trust, teamwork and citizenship are the values on which Webster was founded. Together we call them The Webster Way, and they are what set us apart as a bank and an employer. Guided by these values, we put people first - working hard to live up to our customers, and each other, every day.

Position Summary:
 
Internal Audit is a team of dedicated professionals with diverse backgrounds and expertise who provide value by maintaining collaborative partnerships and promoting a strong control environment that supports risk management and business success. The mission of the Professional Practices team is to continuously improve our efficiency & effectiveness to allow us to provide more value to our stakeholders.
 
As an Audit Senior Data Analyst you will be responsible for assisting with the buildout of the Professional Practices function in Internal Audit. You will be helping shape, and ensure progress on, our long term strategy. Day to day work includes performing QA reviews of our audit methodology, ongoing monitoring of our performance metrics, and identification and implementation of process improvement opportunities, including dashboard creation. You will be doing a lot of analysis and automations with Excel, creating dashboards with Tableau, and developing presentations in PowerPoint.
 
Major Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Assist with the build out of the Professional Practices Program, including the identification and implementation of process improvement opportunities to support strategic initiatives
  • Implement a robust Quality Assurance and Improvement Program, including performing QA reviews and providing practical recommendations to improve our methodology 
  • Develop, automate, and monitor performance metrics for IA that align to Webster strategic objectives and are based on successful outcomes of departmental activities 
  • Develop compelling, action-oriented dashboard and presentations, including the development of ad-hoc reporting, for Audit Committee, Executive Management, and IA Sr. Leadership
  • Oversee aspects of the Audit Life Cycle including Annual Audit Planning, Issues Tracking, and Annual Procedure Refresh processes
  • Perform a periodic capabilities and needs assessment with actionable results, including developing a training curriculum and materials to address any skills gaps and ensure ongoing professional development
  • Limited travel maybe required (<5%) and optional compressed work week is available  
 
Education & Experience Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in Data Science, STEM, Management Information Systems, Accounting, Finance, or related field 
  • CIA, CISA, CPA, CAP, PMP, Tableau Certified, CFE or other relevant designation preferred
  • 3+ years of experience in an Audit or Risk Management environment
  • Exercise a working knowledge of audit practices and standards, including the IIA International Professional Practices Framework, risk management methodology and internal controls
  • Experience using Excel as a reporting tool, including advanced functionality (ex. Index/Match, Named Ranges, Array Formulas)
  • Experience with data visualization and dashboards preferred, Tableau experience a plus
  • Experience with process automation, using Macros / VBA a plus
  • Problem Solving; someone who is naturally curious, who can find creative solutions to effectively address auditor needs and implement in an impactful way
  • Strong communication skills - Verbal and Written
  • Adaptability; need to be able to work in a dynamic environment with shifting priorities, must be detail oriented with a systems mindset, and have strong project management / organizational skills
  • Initiative; make continuous progress on the things that matter without specific instructions; find more effective or efficient solutions to existing problems
Technical Skills:
  • Proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite, including Excel, Access, and PowerPoint is required
  • Data Visualization experience with tools such as Tableau or QlikView is preferred
  • Data Analytics experience with tools such as SAS, IDEA, ACL, or Power BI is a plus
  • Experience with programming languages such as Visual Basic, Python, or R is a plus
  • Experience with TeamMate+ Audit Management Software is a plus

Application Instructions

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