The Sr. Data Analytics Auditor will be responsible to collect, validate, monitor, and analyze data to craft an actionable story for technical and non-technical audiences. The Sr. Data Analytics Auditor will act as a liaison between Internal Audit and Business Units to anticipate analytical needs, diagnostic solutions, and provide recommendations or reports for future state solutions. The Auditor will lead various audit and assurance engagements ranging from analyzing and understanding data, evaluation of Information Technology General Controls (ITGCs); while also identifying impacts to policy, process, or strategy as a result of technological advancements to the overall audit universe and the risk and control environment. This position is a Hybrid work schedule.
Utilize internal and external data/analytics tools (SQL, Python, Tableau, etc.) for querying, analysis, performance optimization and data dashboarding and visualization to transform big-data insights into practical solutions.
Demonstrate an ability to identify control issues and financial, strategic, or operational risk within a business process or control.
Determine how to leverage tools and disruptive technologies, (Intelligent automation, artificial intelligence, etc.) to integrate or automate data into Internal Audit processes.
Assist scoping of the annual audit plan with data-driven insights or trending from prior years.
Manage auditee relationships with open communication throughout the audit process, keeping the auditee aware of potential concerns and the Head of Audit and Assurance aware of project status or issues that need to be addressed.
Execute audit and assurance engagements that may range from the review of key business functions, testing and monitoring the design and operational effectiveness over controls as part of the company’s SOX program, as well as interfacing and assisting Business Units with Information Technology General Control (ITGC) design and control mapping.
Apply an in depth understanding of the interrelated functions (risks, processes, and controls) of business units throughout the company and how they impact the overall control environment and audit universe.
Analyze the current state of control procedures in operation and effectiveness and drive change by introducing future state process improvement measures where appropriate or needed.
Stay up to date on changes in audit technology that could have an impact on the risk and control environment.
Must be able to work in a team environment with direct and indirect reporting relationships (Matrix)
Solid administrative and project management skills
Strong attention to detail
Ability to develop internal and external networks of decision makers and key influencers in Data and Analytics
Knowledge of industry control frameworks such as COSO or ERM is required
Wide variety of IT and business auditing or engagement experience is preferred
Knowledge of SOX 404 requirements is preferred
Extensive knowledge of the 3 Lines of Defense model, Sarbanes-Oxley, Model Audit Rule, COSO, PCAOB rules, auditing and assessment frameworks, and the application of professional standards is preferred
Bachelor's degree in relevant field preferred, or equivalent experience required.
Big 4 Experience or advanced knowledge of public company Information Technology, or internal control requirements is preferred.
Experience in facilitating organizational and cultural change through delivering audit results that are impactful and drive value and change to the organization at an enterprise level.
Minimum 3+ years of experience in Financial Reporting, Internal or External Audit, Information Technology, Data Analytics or Risk Management functions is required
Extensive experience with MS Office products including MS Word, Excel, Visio, and PowerPoint
Experience designing/testing/implementing internal controls and reviewing business processes
Professional certification such as PMP, CCMP, Lean Six Sigma Green or Black Belt is preferred
Professional certifications such as CPA, CIA, COBIT, CRMA, CISA, CFE, or comparable industry certification is preferred
Professional Services and/or Consulting industry experience preferred
With Headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, Core Specialty offers a diversified range of property and casualty insurance products for small
to midsized businesses. From its underwriting offices spanning the U.S., the Company focuses on niche markets, local distribution, and superior underwriting knowledge; offering traditional as well as innovative insurance solutions to meet the needs of its customers and brokers. Core Specialty is an insurance holding company operating through StarStone Specialty Insurance Company, a U.S. excess & surplus lines insurer, and StarStone National Insurance Company, Lancer Insurance Company, and Lancer Insurance Company of New Jersey, each of which is a U.S. admitted markets insurer.