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Data Analyst, Analytics & Automation

Philadelphia, PA
Finance and Accounting (Finance and Accounting)

Job Description

Business Unit:

Consultant, Analytics and Automation Comcast Assurance & Advisory Team
The Comcast Assurance and Advisory Team (CAAT) is a partner to the Comcast Corporation. CAAT performs quarterly audit and advisory engagements year-round to help identify and manage risks to the business.

Primary Responsibilities:
Analysts provide support to CAAT engagements by identifying key risks and generating insights for audit scope areas through data analytics and/or identifying efficiencies through automation. With our standard engagement cadence and focus on diversifying our talent, Analysts will be responsible for providing ad hoc reporting, proactive monitoring metrics and analyses, and identifying/executing automation opportunities. In this role, you will gain broad exposure to Comcast Corporation through the audit process.

Core Abilities:

What You Deliver
-Identifies audit scope areas that can be automated or repeated through data analytics and works with leadership to schedule/implement.
-Identifies opportunities for improvement to team activities, tools, and training.
-Supports department objectives and performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
-Ensures all data is secure and follows company policies around data classification.

-Extracts, manipulates, visualizes, and analyzes accurate, relevant, timely, and cohesive analytics that support the audit lifecycle.
Discusses engagement objectives with other CAAT team members and provides recommendations on potential data analytics to support the audit.
-Analyzes data to determine if businesses are conducting operations in accordance with established policies/procedures, best practices and governmental and legal requirements.
-Applies, where appropriate, analytical models (regression, simulation, statistical, etc.) to audit scope areas to identify outliers, trends and/or projections.
-Uses data concepts, tools and programming techniques including SQL programming, MS SQL Server development, Oracle Business Intelligence, Teradata, Tableau and/or comparable platforms (e.g., Alteryx, Python) to perform ETL and data analysis activities.
-Prepares clear and well-organized analysis, documenting root-cause, work performed, findings, and recommendations.
-Creates graphical reports and executive presentations to effectively summarize analysis and findings.
-As assigned, partners with Automation Specialists to develop technical workflow solution design for automated process opportunities and builds automated processes based on design and technical infrastructure requirements.
-Supports Automation Specialists during UAT and rollout phases.
-Provide support for IT environment set up, testing and production cut-over.

-Assists with analyzing new process automation candidates, assessing feasibility and estimating development effort.
-Assists with sprint planning and execution.
-Partners with process owners to document processes as-is and in future automated state in detail.
-Works closely with Analytic Specialists to assist with the creation of their solution design, ensuring that the technical solution meets business requirements.
-Creates and document test procedures and scenarios for the pre-UAT phases.
-Partners with process owners to complete UAT and works with Analytics Specialists to remediate issues as necessary.
-Supports change control process by documenting change requests / requirements and working with Automation Specialist to implement and complete UAT with process owner.

How You Deliver
-Stays current on data analytics trends (e.g., new tools, statistical methods, visualization techniques) as well as emerging technologies that impact how data can be used on audits (AI, Blockchain, RPA).
-Utilizes creative thinking, individual initiative, and flexibility in prioritizing and completing tasks.
-Demonstrates ability to work in a complex, dynamic, and fast-paced environment.
-Acts in accordance with stated CAAT and company policies and practices, and maintains the highest degree of integrity in all activities and interactions.
-Displays regular, consistent, and punctual attendance. Able to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s), as necessary. Out-of-town travel is required.

How You Partner
-Exhibits strong interpersonal skills including written and verbal communications, and an ability to collaborate with others.
-Shows respect to other team members and clients in all interactions.
-Demonstrates a willingness to assist other team members in areas outside of direct assignments when necessary.
-Collaborates in a virtual environment to complete projects with team members located in various locations.
-Educates audit team members on data analytics through daily interactions.

How You Develop
-Exhibits a commitment to continuously self-improve by working with leadership to leverage strengths and focus on areas of development.
-Gains knowledge of IT controls and cyber security concepts.

Core Responsibilities:
-Examines records, documents, methods, policies, costs, and other factors to determine if functional areas are conducting operations in
accordance with established guidelines, policies, procedures, and governmental and legal requirements.
-Works with broad discretion regarding work details on assignments of a varied and difficult nature.
-Prepares clear and well-organized audit work papers that appropriately document the work performed. Writes clear meaningful audit comments,
investigation summaries, and recommendations.
-Applies appropriate audit procedures to the areas reviewed to ensure that key controls are tested and all significant risks are addressed.
-Formulates appropriate conclusions regarding the adequacy of internal controls and procedures based on the work performed and knowledge of other operations in the Company.
-Makes recommendations regarding corrective action and reviews audit findings with Managers.
-Verifies adherence to company guidelines, policies, procedures and
governmental and legal requirements.
-Assists higher level Auditors in a variety of audit functions.
-Consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance.
-Regular, consistent and punctual attendance. Must be able to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s) as necessary.
-Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Educational, experience, and skill requirements:
-Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent in Management Information Systems (MIS), Business Analytics, Computer Science, Statistics, Data Science, Technology, Engineering, Accounting, Finance or Mathematics with solid academic credentials required.
-Academic minor or relevant experience in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Business, and/or related Business field(s) of study is a plus.
-CIA, CPA, or CISA certification is a plus.
-1-3 years of experience, business intelligence, consulting, data analysis, compliance, internal audit, or risk experience is preferred.
-Generally requires 2-5 years related experience.
-Knowledge of Cable, Media, or Telecom industry experience is a plus.
-Experience working with Robotic Process Automation (RPA) tools (e.g., Blue Prism) is a plus.
-Experience with SQL programming, MS SQL Server development, Oracle Business Intelligence, Teradata, Tableau and/or comparable platforms (e.g., Alteryx, Python, R) is preferred.
-Proficient in use of Microsoft Office suite (e.g., Excel, PowerPoint, Visio).

Comcast is an EOE/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT employer