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SCI Shared Resources, LLC Business Analytics Specialist / Fraud Auditor in Houston, Texas

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This role resides within SCI’s Risk Assurance and Advisory Services team. The Business Analytics Specialist should possess a high level of curiosity while examining key business process trends and related risks.. As an enthusiastic problem solver you will assist the team in conducting independent assessments of complex processes and controls, by finding meaning in data through the execution of data and risk analysis, s and innovative audit testing procedures and techniques. The development path for this role includes a strong focus on building and cultivating effective business relationships while providing independent value-added audit and advisory services.

JOB SUMMARY

This role resides within SCI’s Risk Assurance and Advisory Services team. The Business Analytics Specialist should possess a high level of curiosity while examining key business process trends and related risks. As an enthusiastic problem solver, you will assist the team in conducting independent assessments of complex processes and controls by finding meaning in data through the execution of data and risk analysis and innovative audit testing procedures and techniques. The development path for this role includes a strong focus on building and cultivating effective business relationships while providing independent value-added audit and advisory services.

RESPONSIBILITIES

• Leverage data mining tools and analytical methods to proactively identify risks and vulnerabilities in data and audit system controls to prevent fraud. Utilizes specialized computer software and statistical programs to complete work. Writes reports. Gather relevant documents, review, and identify inconsistencies among system workflow, policies, regulations, procedures, job aids, and forms. Escalates and immediately notifies management of the suspicious activity. Summarize findings.

• Researches and analyzes regulatory activities to ensure the organization's products and business activities are conducted ethically and in compliance with relevant regulations, laws, and standards.

• Reaches and gathers data to validate suspected incidents of illegal activity or suspected fraud by employees, vendors, or third parties. Documents findings for criminal evidence.

• Maintains electronic audit case files.

• Presents and discusses control weaknesses and gaps to department management

• May learn to write internal audit engagement memos and drive kickoff meetings with auditees.

• Working independently, self-manages workload and negotiates deadlines to meet expectations. Completes complex and non-routine assignments independently. Applies experience and knowledge of industry, company, policies, and regulations to resolve or recommend solutions. Discusses escalated issue recommendations with peers or manager. Exhibits accountability for work and behaviors. Ensures compliance with local, state, and federal regulations.

• Continuously learn fraud trends by using resources and technologies to optimize judgmental reviews. Takes the initiative to discuss assignments, expectations, priorities, and deadlines as well as seek guidance and coaching from the manager. Notifies manager when the workload is light and volunteers for additional work. Adjusts quickly to new work structures, processes, requirements or cultures.

• Identifies efficiencies to team and manager. Documents work as part of deliverables, resulting in high-quality materials for internal and external usage. Drafts standard operating procedures (SOP) and develops job aids.

MINIMUM Requirements

Education

• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Data Science, Economics, Finance, Mathematics, Statistics or similar degree

Certifications & Licenses

• Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), or Data Analytic certification is a plus

Experience

• At least one (1) year big data analytics work experience identifying patterns and anomalies for publicly traded companies

• Experience with data analytics techniques, concepts, and practices.

• Advanced experience with visualization software such as ACL (Audit Command Language), SQL, Power BI, Python, Tableau or similar.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

• Has strong analytical and organizational skills and demonstrates the ability to solve complex problems by reviewing related information.

• Is able to multi-task, including researching information through multiple systems, in order to make judgmental decisions based on the data reviewed.

• Cognitive ability including reason, plan, solve problems, think abstractly, comprehend ideas, learn quickly, learn from experience, and appropriately apply learning to new situations.

• Curious problem solver

• Process and results-oriented, motivated to keep projects moving ahead by removing obstacles and exploring alternatives

• Ability to create clear reports and data visualizations to assist in decision-making and problem analysis

• Conversant in technical discipline acumen

• Must have a positive attitude, a drive to continually advance your understanding of the industry and business, and is highly self-motivated

• Ability to build professional and trusting business relations as well as interact and collaborate with all levels of department management

• Professional written and verbal communication including public speaking

• Advanced visualization software, Proficient with MS Office Suite

Postal Code: 77019

Category (Portal Searching): Finance and Accounting

Job Location: US-TX - Houston