Req Number: 18803BR
We are seeking a Data Analytics Auditor to join the Applications & Data Audits group within Internal Auditing, to be based in our corporate headquarters in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, with expertise in audit data analytics.
Internal Auditing is an independent and objective assurance and consulting activity designed to add value and improve the operations of Saudi Aramco. Internal Auditing helps the organization to accomplish its objectives by bringing a systematic and disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of the organization’s risk management, control, and governance processes. Internal Auditing provides members of management and the Board of Directors with analyses, recommendations, and information concerning the activities reviewed.
The Application & Data Audits group under Information Systems Audits Division is responsible for:
1) Creating and managing analytics requirements for Internal Audit Department.
2) Supporting planned/ongoing audits with Data identification, Data extraction and Report visualization.
3) Design, create and maintain analytics reporting system for Internal Audit.
As a successful candidate, you will hold a bachelor’s degree or higher in Finance, Computer science, Management information systems, Business Management, or a relevant field.
You will have a minimum of seven years of experience in relevant areas of Data Analytics, Audit Reporting, and Advanced data analytics.
You shall extensive experience in understanding complex SAP business processes and identification of underlying table structures.
The candidate should have experience in data extraction, storage, transformation, and processing through data analytics routines, and generate output for visualization/analysis as directed by the Internal Audit management.
You shall exhibit acumen to understand, identify and implement new tools and technologies as required by advancement roadmap of Internal audit systems and technologies.
You are expected to have extensive coding experience on any of the market leading analytics tools, such as ACL (now Galvanize), SAP- BW, Tableau, Power BI, Python, etc.
You should hold at least one professional certification, such as CIA, CISA, CAP, ACDA or any relevant certification related to data analytics/data science.
You must demonstrate excellent oral and written communications in the English language, and excellent presentation and interpersonal skills.
Duties & Responsibilities:
The successful candidate will have the following but not limited to duties and responsibilities:
Create and sustain an effective system of data analytics and models, which provides an enhanced insight into risks and controls.
Establish efficient/automated means to analyze and test large volumes of data for outliers, irregularities, patterns, trends, and evaluate the appropriateness and effectiveness of controls.
Assist in compiling and analyzing statistical data for audit planning, audit fieldwork and reporting.
Perform sustainable analytical tests of controls by obtaining and analyzing audit evidence, preparing audit workpapers, evaluating test results, and drawing conclusions on the adequacy and effectiveness of controls.
Identify, design, and develop data analytics procedures to support audit activities performed by the Internal Audit team.
Use data analysis tools to automate audit testing and develop advanced analytics techniques for risk assessment, audit automation and analyzing large volumes of data.
Work in assigned audit/project teams and report to management to identify appropriate data sources, data elements required for analytics.
Applying professional judgement to identify assess and implement data extraction from multiple business sources and ensuring accuracy of implemented reports.
Interact collaborate and contribute with Internal Audit team members in working towards accomplishing departmental goals.
You must mentor new employees joining the Data Analysis team.
About Saudi Aramco
Saudi Aramco is the world’s largest integrated oil and gas company; its upstream operations are based in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and it also operates a global downstream business. Headquartered in the city of Dhahran, the company operates in eight locations within the Kingdom and 20 locations overseas, and employs around 76,000 people.