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Senior Consultant, Technology Risk Services - Data Analytics

Senior Consultant, Technology Risk Services - Data Analytics

Position ID 
2017-3055
Position Type 
Full Time
Position Location(s) 
CA-AB-Calgary
  
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DIFFERENT BY DESIGN

At MNP we pride ourselves on being different – it’s our entrepreneurial drive that sets us apart. It’s the same drive that’s helped us become Canada’s fastest growing national firm. We foster collaboration, value your ideas, promote based on talent, live balanced lifestyles and make time for FUN. We are one firm, one team, collaborating to support you wherever you want to take your career.

 

Join the momentum. We are seeking a Senior Consultant for our growing Technology Risk Services - Data Analytics team. Protecting businesses’ best interests, MNP is a leading national accounting, tax and business consulting firm in Canada. Our recognized Enterprise Risk team helps identify, evaluate and manage risk exposure to protect a company’s reputation and assets. Specifically, our Technology Risk Services team identifies and addresses enterprise issues, improves business performance, and assists with IT governance and strategy, information security and privacy, IT controls evaluation, design and implementation, and control assurance and framework alignment.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

Responsibilities

 

This position is responsible for turning data into information, information into insight and insight into business decisions. You will conduct full data analytics lifecycle activities ranging from requirements analysis and visual analytic design, conducting the analysis and developing reporting capabilities. Duties will include:

  • Participating in the development of standard analytics under the supervision of the Data Analytics Manager
  • Conducting client meetings and data gathering activities to ensure a sound understanding of clients’ business processes and potential measurements to aid in the identification of the analytical approach
  • Understanding client processes, where data resides and what it means, and working to identify and obtain data that is relevant and useful
  • Monitor project timelines against targets, adjust where necessary; advise clients of project status
  • Collecting, cleaning, analyzing, testing, and interpreting relevant data 
  • Documenting information, analytics processes and results obtained in a clear and concise manner
  • Implementing the automation of standard analytical procedures (data extraction, analysis, visualization, reporting and output monitoring), on an as needed basis
  • Continually building partnerships with various business areas and team members throughout MNP
  • Day-to-day management of projects and initiatives (i.e. oversight, documentation, progress report)
  • Designing and providing training to educate team members on the effective use of data management tools and process
  • Identifying ways to maximize the relationship with clients and deliver added value
  • Contributing to the development of new ideas and approaches to improve work processes
  • Maintain high quality control by reviewing work done from other team members for accuracy and completeness; provide feedback to team members
  • Network and take a leadership role in the local professional, business, and community while raising awareness of MNP and looking for new business development opportunities
  • Promote regular attendance, balanced lifestyle and high standard of team wellness
  • Attend internal MNP courses to further develop knowledge around performance improvement
  • Some travel may be required

Credentials

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Accounting, Business, Finance, Engineering, MIS or related fields of expertise, or equivalent experience
  • 3-5 years of experience with data analytics
  • Ability to demonstrate strong technical problem solving
  • Solid understanding of databases structures
  • Experience with a range of data tools; for example: ACL, IDEA, Alteryx, PowerBI and Tableau. Experience with SPSS, SAS and Informatica would be an asset
  • Experience in combining data virtualization principles with storytelling
  • Experience with at least one language like SQL, R, Python and MatLab
  • Strong communication, presentation, business and technical writing skills
  • Working experience in audit internal controls, consulting, IT or risk management fields are highly preferred
  • Experience with Accounting systems (SAP, JDE, Oracle, Sage50) is preferred
  • Ability to influence, negotiate and communicate with both internal and external customers is strongly preferred
  • Awareness of emerging issues, including regulations, industry practices and new technologies

Core Competencies and Personal Characteristics

  • Integrity – professional whose honesty, integrity, confidentiality and high ethical standards contributes to effective leadership and optimal business relationships
  • Energy – displays enthusiasm, optimism, drive and passion while maintaining a high level of productivity and a balanced lifestyle
  • Diversity – understands the importance of different backgrounds, perspectives and experiences and is respectful of individual differences
  • Communication – effectively expresses ideas and conveys information in business writing, conversations and interactions with others
  • Client Service Excellence – understands the importance of quality client service by being courteous, responding to client requests in a timely manner and monitoring satisfaction
  • Teamwork & Relationship Development – works collaboratively with team members in order to achieve a common goal and develops, maintains and strengthens relationships with others, both inside and outside the Firm
  • Accountability – takes responsibility for one’s own performance by setting clear goals and tracking progress against those goals; is highly organized and uses personal judgement and decision making
  • Flexibility – effectively manages multiple assignments, adapts to changing priorities and is able to work independently or as part of a team
  • Work Ethic – consistently performs to high quality standards, is dependable and has a constant drive to improve
  • Strategic Planning – analyzes the Firm’s competitive position by considering market and industry trends, existing and potential clients, and strengths and weaknesses of competitors
  • Research & Analysis – questions inconsistencies in information and generates workable solutions by analyzing, gathering and organizing relevant information
  • Stress Management – functions effectively when under pressure and maintains self-control in difficult situations
  • Initiative – highly motivated self-starter who takes initiative with minimal supervision

TOTAL REWARDS

MNP encourages a balanced lifestyle and offers benefits that suit the way our team members work and play! In addition to a competitive salary, our total rewards package includes paid personal days, wellness program initiatives, health and dental benefits, a group pension plan with matching contribution, firm sponsored social events and professional development assistance.

 

MNP proudly serves and responds to the needs of our clients in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors. Through partner-led engagements, we provide a collaborative, cost-effective approach to doing business, with innovative strategies to help organizations succeed across the country and around the world.

 

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