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Decision Science Analyst - Senior IS Auditor

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CHARLOTTE, NC, United States
Job ID: 109410-OTHLOC-300000200191299
Job Family: Financial Services
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 51011028340924-Audit Services


Job Summary

The Decision Science Analyst - Senior IS Auditor will primarily obtain, analyze, and interpret data, while also completing data visualizations for the full audit life cycle. The Senior Auditor will optimize the use of data and technology in support of audits, continuous auditing, and reporting while also leveraging data to support overall Audit Services operations. Audits focus on testing internal controls, evaluating the accuracy and reliability of financial reporting systems and financial information, assessing the efficiency and effectiveness of operations including the protection of assets, and monitoring activity to evaluate risks and support fraud prevention. The Decision Science Analyst - Senior IS Auditor will also assist the overall ERM program by using data analytics to quantify risk impacts and probability scores, monitor risk mitigation controls, and create dashboards/visualization aids to assess enterprise risk profiles.

Conducts complex information technology and compliance audit projects and provides consulting services to the organization's management and staff. Will serve as a consultant to company management concerning interpretations of corporate IT policies, common best practices, and external regulatory requirements.

Essential Functions

  • Obtain, analyze, and interpret data for the full audit life cycle to assist auditors and management in assessing risks and controls, completing universe validations, and executing test procedures.
  • Complete data visualizations for exploratory data analysis or for presentation of results in easy-to-understand formats, such as dashboards.
  • Sufficiently document analytic designs, scripts, memos, logs, and other workpapers to evidence work performed.
  • Correlational analysis to link risk data from across the enterprise to help risk mitigation efforts.
  • Assist in supporting the overall risk assessment process by providing data pertaining to inherent risks, controls, and residual risks associated with audit entities.
  • Design and provide management with time reporting and project monitoring reports, as well as Board and Committee reporting.
  • Assists in preparing the annual IT Risk Assessment and Audit Plan in collaboration with the IT Audit Manager.
  • Identifies audit risk and develops specific audit scope and objectives for assigned audit projects.
  • Conducts assigned audit testing (interviews, document review, flowcharting, data analysis), to identify reportable issues for an audit project.
  • Evaluates business and/or operational processes to identify opportunities for improvement. Ensures that issues identified during the course of the audit are promptly communicated to primary auditee.
  • Prepares formal reports that effectively communicate the issues at the appropriate level of detail and the correct message for the audience.
  • Works with manager to develop audit department procedures and assist in implementing standards.


Physical Requirements


Involves travel to and from the office to other facilities within the System as well as to companies with which the System does business. Lifting and moving reports and notebooks weighing up to ten pounds. Majority of day is spent sitting.

Education, Experience and Certifications

Bachelor's degree in related field required.  Experience with risk modeling, text, and sentiment analysis to assist with risk probability assessments preferred.