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Risk Advisory – Assistant Manager Data Analytics

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  • Post Date: July 3, 2020
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Job Overview

Deloitte is the largest private professional services network in the world. Every day, approximately 264,000 professionals in more than 150 countries demonstrate their commitment to a single vision: to be the standard of excellence, while working towards one purpose – to make an impact that matters. Click here to read more about Deloitte.

About the Division

The value that Deloitte Risk Advisory Africa creates for organisations is synonymous with operational excellence. Governance Regulatory & Risk services help organisations protect and enhance value by managing risks and opportunities, addressing compliance and supporting management and board oversight, including internal audit, through out-of-the-box solutions with the view to turning risks into value-creating opportunities.

Job Description

Main Purpose of Job

Supports Engagement Manager/Senior Manager/Associate Director/Director in delivery of services to / at client premises on delegated engagement / project. Focus on the delivery of client engagements and shares knowledge and experience with others. Understands objectives for clients and aligns own work to objectives.

Key Competencies required:

Key Performance areas

1. Strategic Impact

Support the Engagement Manager in delivery of engagement / project, in specific area of competency

  • Raise issues with manager as identified in area of focus that may affect the quality of delivery or timelines of the engagement
  • Identify opportunities for follow-on work and work with management to win the business
  • Assist in development of client presentations / discussion documentation
  • Actively build business relationships that generate leads
  • Gather information to understand broader offerings of Deloitte and seek opportunities for cross-selling
  • Raise solutions to address issues in area of expertise that may enhance / renew service offerings to client

2. Budgets / Profitability

Maintain quality and timeous delivery as per SLA

  • Business Process Assessment and Design
  • Ability to perform complex business process assessments and design solutions to improve client’s operational efficiency and compliance
  • Defines process ownership, boundaries, and interfaces to clarify process scope and responsibilities
  • Applies a combination of information gathering techniques (e.g., interviews, analytical observations, artifacts analysis) to collect reliable and comprehensive data
  • Documents complex business processes by applying a variety of techniques, tools, and technologies to identify operational inefficiencies and non-compliant situations
  • Interacts with business and functional stakeholders to validate current state assessment
  • Conducts WHAT-IF analysis to identify optimal TO-BE scenarios
  • Applies a data-driven approach to develop and implement simplified and sustainable business processes that enhance operational efficiency and compliance

3. Internal Controls Assessment and Design

Ability to evaluate internal control design issues, develop mitigation plans, and assess and design internal controls procedures and policies

  • Leads interactions with client’s business stakeholders to gather key information on controls components (e.g., control environment, risk assessment, control activities) to enable a comprehensive assessment
  • Employs an analytics and technology-driven approach to controls assessment to enable real-time analysis and data-driven decisions
  • Independently performs testing of internal controls for design and operating effectiveness
  • Drives analysis of control deficiencies to prioritize gaps and develop targeted mitigation plans
  • Assesses and develops policies and procedures to ensure compliance with relevant regulations and alignment with business goals and objectives

4. Data Analytics and Technology

Ability to conduct complex business analyses, leveraging a variety of tools and technologies to support project goals and objectives

  • Applies an understanding of the engagement goals to identify and collect the appropriate data
  • Leads the Extract, Transform, Load (ETL) step, managing client’s interactions during the process and overseeing junior staff, as appropriate
  • Masters the use of complex data analysis techniques
  • Applies an advanced knowledge of data analysis and visualization technologies

5. Knows the Business and the Industry

Ability to understand how business functions operate and how industry trends impact a client’s business

  • Understands the client’s business model and Deloitte’s relevant capabilities and solutions that support business objectives
  • Identifies opportunities to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of key processes within a business function
  • Builds knowledge in an industry by contributing to relevant firm initiatives and eminence

6. Global Mindset

Ability to apply a global and diverse perspective to problem solving

  • Applies awareness of global trends to address client’s needs and enhance recommendations
  • Builds and sustains relationships with cross-geography team members
  • Researches content and develops contacts across the Member Firm network to apply relevant global collateral to sales pursuits and engagements

Specialised Technical

Leads Engagements

Ability to assess client’s control frameworks and provide robust and value-adding recommendations

  • Keeps in mind the engagement type, scope, and objectives when identifying risks and assessing impact on financial statements, business processes, and internal controls over financial reporting
  • Ensures timely resolution of controls failing by engaging with and advising appropriate internal or external stakeholders
  • Keeps up-to-date with changes in Deloitte proprietary approaches and applicable standards and guidelines to enhance effectiveness of engagements
  • Increases standardization and quality of testing by leveraging relevant Deloitte frameworks
  • Enhances accuracy and impact of recommended solutions by interpreting and appropriately


  • A Degree in IT/IS/Computer Science/Business/Accounting
  • Practical experience with data tools such as MySQL, Access/Excel, SQL-Server, SAS, ACL, Idea, Qlik, Tableau, Spotfire or R.
  • Practical experience with programming languages such as SQL, ABAP, Java, C# or .Net.
  • Three (3) years data management and/or data analytics experience in a
  • External Audit experience would be an added advantage
  • Demonstrated ability with assisting businesses in deriving value from existing data
Job Detail
  • Career LevelManager
  • QualificationDegree
  • Experience3-5 Years
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