Cognizant Technology Solutions India Pvt Ltd

Senior Associate

Chennai, Tamil Nadu, IN

Company: Cognizant Technology Solutions India Pvt Ltd

Category: Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations

Published on 2022-01-13T17:37:53.000000Z

Description - External

Associate/Senior Associate, Data Analytics - Internal Audi

Cognizant's Internal Audit is a global function responsible for successful and efficient execution of the
company's SOX Program, annual audit plan approved by the Audit Committee, and reviews requested by
Executive Leadership / Senior Management.

Data Analysts in the IA function have the unique opportunity to work in a global environment, acquire
diverse experiences, develop new skills and nurture their growth. The data analysts will:

- Work across SOX, audit and advisory engagements.
- Work on process and technology related areas.
- Be assigned to engagements based on their availability, expertise and development needs.
- Engage with different Functional Heads, Leaders and team members.
- Be assigned to varied roles and responsibilities across engagements. These include leading
engagements with respect to data analytics, managing resources and delivery, and interacting
with senior stakeholders.

Key Responsibilities: Senior Associate, Data Analytics
The Senior Associate supports the Data Analytics Manager by proposing relevant analytics
procedures/tools, executing the analytics and also developing visualization outputs for audits, continuous
monitoring/auditing and IA initiatives. The individual's responsibilities include -

.Understanding audit and/or project objectives and assisting the manager in preparing the plan and

.Working with the Process/BU/IA teams for gathering requirements for continuous monitoring/auditing

.Working with Internal audit project teams to understand the analytics requirements for audit

.Independently build pilot/prototype, determine appropriate visual tool and design the views to meet
project objectives.

.Proficient in data management and data mining.
.Highly skilled on visualization tools like Qlik View, Qlik Sense, Power BI, Tableau, Alteryx etc.
.Working with Data Analytics Manager to develop analytics program aligned to the overall audit plan.
.Showcasing analytics capability to Process management teams to increase adoption of continuous

.Establishing and maintaining relationships with all key stakeholders of internal audit.
.Coaching other data analysts on analytics procedures, coding and tools.
.Taking a significant and active role in developing and driving Internal Audit Data Analytics quality and knowledge sharing to enhance the value provided to Internal Audit stakeholders.
.Ensuring timely and accurate time tracking.
.Continuously focusing on self-development by attending trainings, seminars and acquiring relevant certifications.

Required Skills and Experience: Associate/Senior Associate, Data Analytics
.Bachelor's degree, preferably in Science, Computer Science, Data Analytics, Engineering or Business Management.
.At least 4years of experience in data analytics and visualization.
.Basic understanding of financial processes (Accounts payable, Payroll, Travel and expenses etc.) would be preferred
.Proficient on data management tools for example, Access/Excel, VBA, ACL, IDEA, SQL, SPSS, R, Python etc.
.Certifications in Visualization tools like Qlik View, Power BI, Tableau etc.
.Team person, keen learner, motivated.
.Excellent verbal and written communication.
.Highest professional standards, integrity and ethical behavior


Employee Status : Full Time Employee

Shift : Day Job

Travel : No

Job Posting : Sep 28 2021

About Cognizant

Cognizant (Nasdaq-100: CTSH) is one of the world's leading professional services companies, transforming clients' business, operating and technology models for the digital era. Our unique industry-based, consultative approach helps clients envision, build and run more innovative and efficient businesses. Headquartered in the U.S., Cognizant is ranked 185 on the Fortune 500 and is consistently listed among the most admired companies in the world. Learn how Cognizant helps clients lead with digital at or follow us

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