Job Description

Data Analytics and Audit/Assurance Function

1. Carry out data analytics and audit assignments according to the audit plan, applicable standards and regulatory requirements.

2. Work closely with Business and IT Auditors to gather analytics requirement, identification of potential risk area and potential tangible/intangible ROI; i.e. fraud avoidance, improved resource efficiency, revenue reassurance and/or potential revenue optimization.

3. Generate first level exceptions based on agreed initial rule set by Business and IT Auditor. Upon validation of potential exceptions by the Business and IT Auditor, this role shall be responsible to refine changes (may include Data Engineers in the refinement process) as required by Business and IT auditor.

4. Build, publish and communicate exceptions in visual analytics/dashboards for best customer experience in navigating through multiple perspective/scenarios.

5. Ensure analytics work complies with acceptable audit standards and within stipulated time frame.

6. Keep abreast of new and emerging trends in audit methodologies relating to data analytics, continuous audit and agile audit and evaluate how these can be better achieved in audit process.

7. Ensure that documentation/working papers are appropriately developed, accurately completed and work done are documented accordingly.

8. Validate the implementation of management action plans to address audit observations to ensure that controls are adequately designed and operating effectively.

Other Functions

9. Participate in project committees, as needed, in an advisory capacity, to act as an independent party to ensure adequate controls are diligently applied at all times.

10. As needed, ensure that projects are planned and executed in accordance with relevant and applicable regulatory requirements (e.g. BSP, AMLC, NPC).

11. As needed, advise the project teams to ensure that relevant project requirements are adequately addressed especially on a standpoint of controls and compliance.

12. Provide related reports to management, as requested.

13. When necessitated, review audit working papers of peers and ensure alignment with GCAD standards.

14. Carry out any other responsibilities/tasks as assigned by the Philippines Head of Audit (or other GCAD regional heads if support is required).

15. Communicate and interact with Management across the organization and collaborate with GCAD personnel in carrying out joint engagements.

16. Provide inputs to the PH Internal Audit Head in the periodic reporting to the Audit Committee and relevant Senior Management Committee and development of the annual internal audit plan.

17. Assist or supervise third party auditors, if and when outsourcing takes place.

Qualification

  • Recognised Degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, IT, Law or related disciplines.
  • CIA, CPA, CMA, and/or any other professional qualifications relating to the above-stated key responsibilities
  • Relevant banking/ financial certification will be an added advantage
  • Certifications such as Tableau Desktop Specialist or equivalent will be an added advantage
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in internal/external audit (preferably within the banking and financial technology/Fintech sector).  
  • Minimum 1-2 years experience in Data Analytics, Data Engineering or Data Science
  • Relevant experience in front line operations, AML/CFT audit, onboarding, finance, risk management or compliance functions within the sector may also be considered for the role.

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