Data Solutions Advisor

Company: Comcast
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 08.JAN.2019


Business Unit: Data Solutions Advisor Comcast Global Audit Primary Responsibilities: The Data Solutions Advisor plays a leading role in dri...


Business Unit: Data Solutions Advisor Comcast Global Audit

Primary Responsibilities:
The Data Solutions Advisor plays a leading role in driving best practices relative to analytic/automation opportunities in audits by focusing on risks and providing innovative insights/cost-effective solutions. With our standard engagement cadence and focus on diversifying our talent, the Data Solutions Advisor will be responsible for creating and overseeing ad hoc reporting, proactive monitoring metrics (dashboards) and analyses, and identifying/implementing automation opportunities. In this role you will gain broad exposure to the Comcast Corporation through the audit process.

Core Abilities:
What You Deliver
-Demonstrates solid project management skills for data or automation related projects, including developing project plans and budgets, scheduling deliverables across CGA teams, executing per plan, and messaging status/issues to management.
-Manages the activities of Data or Automation team members and keeps the team on track to complete assignments.
-Reviews team workpapers and other documentation to ensure they are clear, complete, and well-organized.
-Identifies automation opportunities within the business that impact CGA's audit work and assists in developing the business case to support the implementation.
-Ensures all data is secure and follows company policies regarding data classification.
-Provides ongoing feedback on work completion and performance to team members.
-Identifies opportunities for improvement to initiatives, team activities, tools, and training.
-Supports department objectives and performs other duties and responsibilities, as assigned.

Analytics Sub-Team
-Manages and executes the extraction, manipulation, visualization, and analysis of analytics that support the audit lifecycle.
-Leads engagement objectives discussions with other CGA team members and provides recommendations on potential data analytics to support the audit.
-Applies analytical models (e.g., regression, simulation, statistical, etc.) to audit scope areas to identify outliers, trends and/or projections, where appropriate.
-Uses advanced data concepts, tools, and programming techniques (e.g., SQL programming, MS SQL Server development, Oracle Business Intelligence, Teradata, Tableau, and/or comparable platforms) to perform extract, transform, load (ETL) and data analysis activities, and actively shares knowledge with team members.
-Writes clear and meaningful data analysis workpapers, documenting root-cause (as applicable), work performed, findings, and recommendations for management.
-Supports the creation and evolution of the Automation COE by developing and implementing best practices for governance, operations, technology, value measurement, and integration.
-Partners with the Automation sub-team to ensure the accuracy and completeness of bot designs, and quality of bot output.
-Oversees responsibility for the overall automation of bot design, build, testing/defect resolution, and change control management procedures.
-Schedules bots and maintains job scheduler per CGA requirements.

How You Deliver
-Demonstrates the ability to quickly grasp complex subject matter. Applies strong analytical skills and business knowledge.
-Stays current on data analytics trends (e.g., new tools, statistical methods, visualization techniques) as well as emerging technologies that impact how data can be used on audits (e.g., AI, Blockchain, RPA).
-Performs effectively as a project leader across engagements.
-Shows flexibility in prioritizing and completing tasks, allocating/re-allocating work across engagement team members, or stepping in to support execution, as appropriate.
-Motivates engagement team to deliver high quality work on time.
-Exercises consistent judgment and discretion in matters of significance.
-Exhibits willingness to tackle new areas and challenging topics.
-Demonstrates the ability to work in a complex, dynamic, and fast-paced environment.
-Acts in accordance with stated CGA and company policies and practices, and maintains the highest degree of integrity in all activities and interactions.
-Displays regular, consistent, and punctual attendance. Able to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s), as necessary. Out-of-town travel is required approximately 20%.

How You Partner
-Collaborates with members of CGA engagement teams to understand audit activities and identifies ways that data analytics and/or automation can enhance overall work product, productivity, or audit coverage.
-Exhibits strong interpersonal skills including written and verbal communications, and an ability to collaborate with others.
-Shows respect to other team members and clients in all interactions.
-Demonstrates a willingness to assist other team members in areas outside of direct assignments when necessary.
-Collaborates in a virtual environment to complete projects with team members in various locations.
-Supervises engagement staff member's interactions with business management and helps team members to resolve issues.
-Partners with internal CGA teams (e.g., FinOps, SOX, and Technology) across engagement activities.
-Includes business partners in engagement activities (e.g., Legal, Human Resources, Security, TPX, EBI, etc.), as needed.
-Coaches engagement team members to develop data analytics, automation techniques, and business knowledge.

How You Develop
-Utilizes available resources and tools to research and expand knowledge to enhance work product.
-Exhibits a commitment to continuously self-improve by working with leadership to leverage strengths and focus on areas of development.
-Gains knowledge of IT controls and cyber security concepts and applies to engagements.
-Assists less experienced team members with furthering their own development during the course of engagements.

Educational, experience, and skill requirements:
-Education Level- Bachelors Degree or Equivalent
-Field of Study- Business
-Years Experience- Generally requires 6-9 years related experience

Comcast is an EOE/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT employer

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