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June 28, 2023
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Summary of the Senior Data Analyst, IT Audit job at Boston University

Boston University is hiring a Senior Data Analyst, IT Audit with 5 - 10 years of experience. Based in United States - Boston, MA and with Hybrid ways of working. The expected salary range for this role is $80,000 - $90,000
About Boston University

Boston University is one of the leading private research and teaching institutions in the world today, with three primary campuses in the heart of Boston and programs around the world.

Boston University was chartered in 1869 by Lee Claflin, Jacob Sleeper, and Isaac Rich, three successful Methodist businessmen whose abolitionist ideals led them to envision and create a university that was inclusive—that opened its doors to the world—and engaged in service to and collaboration with the city of Boston. Over 150 years later, BU has an alumni community of 310,000+ living and working all around the world.

Senior Data Analyst, IT Audit job description

The Senior Data Analyst is a key member of the Internal Audit and Advisory Services (IA&AS) team at Boston University. This client-facing position reports to the Data Analytics Manager and is responsible for the design and execution of data analytics opportunities and solutions that help create efficiencies, support data driven audit processes and enhance audit processes through automation. including the departments continuous auditing and monitoring programs, as well as other audit and advisory projects. The ideal candidate has a detail-oriented, analytical mind that enjoys problem solving and creating efficiencies, while possessing strong project management and communication skills. He/she/they should be an independent, proactive, self-starter with a strong work ethic, a high degree of motivation, and the ability to contribute to a positive team attitude. This role will provide exposure to a variety of areas in a University setting, including administration, research, academics, operations, and IT. Previous experience working with SAP, ACL, and PowerBI, is a plus but not necessary.

Major duties of this position include:

  • Collaborates internally and with other departments throughout the University to identify, design, and execute data analytics that address risk and process improvement opportunities
  • Supports data driven audit processes and enhances audit processes through automation
  • Conducts data extraction and analysis utilizing the department's ACL software and PowerBI
  • Assists with the design and maintenance of continuous auditing and continuous monitoring scripts and reports
  • Plans and implements departmental process improvement opportunities using technology, data analytics, and best practices
  • Assists in quality review and testing of analytic tests and reports before deployment to IA&AS team and others
  • Participates in special audit projects and investigations and contributes to reports of audit findings and in preparing recommendations for senior leadership
Senior Data Analyst, IT Audit job requirements

Required Skills:

  • Bachelors degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field
  • 5-8 years of experience in in consulting, auditing, business process improvement, or similar role
  • Strong project management skills (creates project plans, timelines, and breakdown of tasks)
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple projects concurrently and develop audit programs and procedures without established guidance
  • Ability to work optimally and collaboratively in a small, collegial, cross-functional team environment
  • Strong analytical/quantitative skills
  • Advanced experience in analyzing data and project management across a broad range of topics and scope of responsibility Advanced oral and written communication skills, with the proven ability to present and explain complex information and suggest process improvements to audiences with varying levels of technical understanding
  • Develop protocols, technical documentation, and training materials

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience with ACL, PowerBI, SAP, and SQL and/or Python programming languages
What we offer at Boston University

Benefits/Other Information: Boston Universitys generous benefits package includes health, dental, life insurance, and paid time off! Full-time employees are also eligible for tuition remission for courses at Boston University. Note: the remission benefit extends to dependents as well.

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Boston University

Boston University

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Senior Data Analyst, IT Audit

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April 1, 2024

About Our Company

Boston University is one of the leading private research and teaching institutions in the world today, with three primary campuses in the heart of Boston and programs around the world.

Boston University was chartered in 1869 by Lee Claflin, Jacob Sleeper, and Isaac Rich, three successful Methodist businessmen whose abolitionist ideals led them to envision and create a university that was inclusive—that opened its doors to the world—and engaged in service to and collaboration with the city of Boston. Over 150 years later, BU has an alumni community of 310,000+ living and working all around the world.

Job Description & Responsibilities

The Senior Data Analyst is a key member of the Internal Audit and Advisory Services (IA&AS) team at Boston University. This client-facing position reports to the Data Analytics Manager and is responsible for the design and execution of data analytics opportunities and solutions that help create efficiencies, support data driven audit processes and enhance audit processes through automation. including the departments continuous auditing and monitoring programs, as well as other audit and advisory projects. The ideal candidate has a detail-oriented, analytical mind that enjoys problem solving and creating efficiencies, while possessing strong project management and communication skills. He/she/they should be an independent, proactive, self-starter with a strong work ethic, a high degree of motivation, and the ability to contribute to a positive team attitude. This role will provide exposure to a variety of areas in a University setting, including administration, research, academics, operations, and IT. Previous experience working with SAP, ACL, and PowerBI, is a plus but not necessary.

Major duties of this position include:

  • Collaborates internally and with other departments throughout the University to identify, design, and execute data analytics that address risk and process improvement opportunities
  • Supports data driven audit processes and enhances audit processes through automation
  • Conducts data extraction and analysis utilizing the department's ACL software and PowerBI
  • Assists with the design and maintenance of continuous auditing and continuous monitoring scripts and reports
  • Plans and implements departmental process improvement opportunities using technology, data analytics, and best practices
  • Assists in quality review and testing of analytic tests and reports before deployment to IA&AS team and others
  • Participates in special audit projects and investigations and contributes to reports of audit findings and in preparing recommendations for senior leadership

Requirements

Required Skills:

  • Bachelors degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field
  • 5-8 years of experience in in consulting, auditing, business process improvement, or similar role
  • Strong project management skills (creates project plans, timelines, and breakdown of tasks)
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple projects concurrently and develop audit programs and procedures without established guidance
  • Ability to work optimally and collaboratively in a small, collegial, cross-functional team environment
  • Strong analytical/quantitative skills
  • Advanced experience in analyzing data and project management across a broad range of topics and scope of responsibility Advanced oral and written communication skills, with the proven ability to present and explain complex information and suggest process improvements to audiences with varying levels of technical understanding
  • Develop protocols, technical documentation, and training materials

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience with ACL, PowerBI, SAP, and SQL and/or Python programming languages

What we offer

Benefits/Other Information: Boston Universitys generous benefits package includes health, dental, life insurance, and paid time off! Full-time employees are also eligible for tuition remission for courses at Boston University. Note: the remission benefit extends to dependents as well.

Apply now

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