Data Solutions Analyst -

Company: Comcast
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 07.NOV.2018


Responsibilities: Analysts provide support to Comcast Global Audit (CGA) engagements by identifying risks and generating insights for audit ...


Analysts provide support to Comcast Global Audit (CGA) engagements by identifying risks and generating insights for audit scope areas through data analytics and/or identifying efficiencies through automation. With our standard engagement cadence and focus on diversifying our talent, Analysts will be responsible for providing ad hoc reporting, proactive monitoring metrics (dashboards) and analyses, and identifying/executing automation opportunities. In this role, you will gain broad exposure to the Comcast Corporation through the audit process.

Core Abilities:
What You Deliver

-Identifies audit scope areas that can be automated or repeated through data analytics and works with leadership to schedule/implement.
-Ensures all data is secure and follows company policies regarding data classification.
-Identifies opportunities for improvement to team activities, tools, and training.
-Supports department objectives and performs other duties and responsibilities, as assigned.

Analytics Sub-Team
-Extracts, manipulates, visualizes, and analyzes accurate, relevant, timely, and cohesive analytics that support the audit lifecycle.
-Discusses engagement objectives with other CGA team members and provides recommendations on potential data analytics to support the audit.
-Analyzes data to determine if businesses are conducting operations in accordance with established policies/procedures, best practices, US GAAP, and governmental and legal requirements.
-Applies analytical models (e.g., regression, simulation, statistical, etc.) to audit scope areas to identify outliers, trends, and/or projections, where appropriate.
-Uses data concepts, tools, and programming techniques including SQL programming, MS SQL Server development, Oracle Business Intelligence, Teradata, Tableau, and/or comparable platforms (e.g., Alteryx, Python) to perform extract, transform, load (ETL) and data analysis activities.
-Prepares clear and well-organized analysis, documenting root-cause (as applicable), work performed, findings, and recommendations.
-Creates graphical reports and executive presentations to effectively summarize analysis and findings.
-Partners with the Automation sub-team to develop technical design for, build and test (unit/SIT) bots.
-Provides support for the Automation sub-team during bot user acceptance testing (UAT) and launch.

How You Deliver
-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).
-Utilizes creative thinking, individual initiative, and flexibility in prioritizing and completing tasks.
-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
-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.
-Educates audit team members on data analytics through daily interactions.

How You Develop
-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.

Core Responsibilities:
-Plans and executes multiple projects involving all aspects of business intelligence solutions and data, including business intelligence analysis and data exploitation.
-Takes business intelligence to the next level to support business decisions and recommend best practices and policy in business intelligence implementation, maintenance, and data quality.
-Contributes to a variety of projects related to development, testing, and implementation of new and modified business intelligence systems in an efficient and cost-effective manner.
-Leads analysis and recommendations relating to organization's optimization and testing efforts.
-Customizes business intelligence report contents and views using Excel, Access, and other tools to meet the requirements of internal business customers.
-Works with team and customers to define business requirements, resolve technical issues, and provide training.
-Works cross-functionally to implement key projects. Interfaces with other departments to leverage data for their respective business needs.

Educational, experience, and skill requirements:
-Prior Comcast experience and knowledge in reporting for any of the Comcast/NBCU business entities is highly valued.
-Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent in Accounting, Finance, Management Information Systems, Computer Science or other related field with solid academic credentials.
-Minimum of 2-4 years experience in business intelligence, management/operational reporting and/or data analytics required.
-Generally requires 2-5 years related experience.
-Skilled in data analysis tools and techniques including relational database design, data extraction and transformation, reporting and dashboard development including, but not limited to SQL programming, MS SQL Server development, business intelligence environments such as Oracle Business Intelligence, Cognos, etc., as well as MS Excel, MS Access and ACL (Audit Command Language).
-Ability to create graphical reports and executive presentations that summarize insights and recommendations to management.
-Strong analytical skills including the ability to assess business risks on a real-time basis.
-Strong project execution skills including prioritizing tasks, balancing workload between multiple projects, anticipating next steps, adapting to changing situations and project scope.
-Strong interpersonal skills required, including written and verbal communications, willingness to assist where necessary, and commitment to self-improvement.
-Ability to travel up to 25% annually.
-Professional certification is a plus (e.g., CPA, CISA, PMP and CIA)

Comcast is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Comcast via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written Statement of Work in place for this position from Comcast HR/Recruitment will be deemed the sole property of Comcast. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Comcast as a result of the referral or through other means.

Comcast is an EOE/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT employer

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