Senior Data Analyst
INNOVEX Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

About the job

INNOVEX is a Pan-African advisory and assurance services firm providing professional services in Sub-Saharan Africa. We are very pleased to invite job applications from self-motivated and performance driven individuals interested in a career in data analytics and systems audit. The Senior Data Analyst will lead system audits and data analytics engagements.

Job responsibilities
Overseeing and ensuring the Junior Data Analyst is carrying out duties diligently.
Utilize historical data sets and planned product changes to model and forecast business trends
Utilize the analytics tools to carry out statistical analysis and ad hoc reporting as required and
Log information into business intelligence tools and analytics database of the organization
Develop analytics to identify trend lines across several data sources within the organization
Apply predictive analysis and tools to forecast and employ business analytics (including an enhanced ability to quantify and qualify data)
Examine and evaluate existing business practices and systems, and proffer suggestions aimed at creating efficiency and streamlining operations, while maintaining or increasing compliance rate.
Undertake operational research to identify and recommend optimal/near-optimal solutions to complex challenges.
Overseeing department initiatives and status reports
Analyze the firm’s operations for trends, volume, demographics, and operator metrics to support decisions
Overseeing the collecting and assembling data for analysis
Provide IT related guidance to clients and ensure overall audit objectives are achieved
Actively engage and participate on External IT Audits and serve as audit liaison with key clients and provide them advise on how to improve controls
Oversee the execution of high-quality risk-based audits including the audit of technology infrastructure, information security and business application systems
Execute audit tests and identify issues and areas for improvement in the efficient and effectiveness of information technology operations
Manage audit team members in developing action plans to ensure risks are effectively mitigated and follow up to determine adequacy of corrective actions
Perform data analytics to confirm completeness and accuracy of information processing and reports
Analyze data for evidence of deficiency in control, duplication of effort, fraud or lack of compliance with approved management policies, procedures, laws and government regulations
Test the adequacy and effectiveness of system controls in place and suggest appropriate measures for improvement for clients in the financial sector
Identify performance improvement opportunities for clients and generate reports and recommendation for further action
Provide ongoing feedback to the team to ensure they develop the skills and competencies required for effective planning and individual professional and personal career growth.
Motivate and inspire the team by providing them with the information and tools they need to do their jobs well and meet customer expectations.
Develop new revenue streams by maintaining solid relationships with clients and engaging them for future work

Education and Qualifications
Applicants are required to have a minimum of bachelor’s degree in Information Management, Computer Science, Actuary, or in a technical field is preferred
Senior Data Analyst Job Opportunity at INNOVEX

A minimum of 3 years of experience handling a database with large datasets.
Advanced computer skills, knowledge of additional databases such as SQL Server and MySQL.
Familiar with data warehousing, data mining, data analysis, and data mapping


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