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Location: Peoria, IL, United States
Date Posted: Feb 5, 2020
A Data Scientist within Internal Auditing & Advisory Services (IAAS) is challenged with identifying risk through analytic tools and processes. You will work closely with audit teams comprised of a Project Manager and Auditor-In-Charge to create data driven objectives to assess and identify potential risk, such as inefficient processes or weak controls. Involved from start to finish, you will be responsible for identifying data sources, securely transferring data, developing and executing analytics, and communicating results to the audit team and business partners. You will typically then go on-site as an auditor, leveraging your analytical results and documenting the control environment.
You will conduct 8-12 analytics projects annually, spanning a wide variety of processes and business units across the corporation.
A Data Scientist within IAAS is a 2-3 year position that serves as a unique opportunity to learn about Caterpillar, to gain exposure and interact with senior leaders across the company, and to develop a risks and controls mindset that will be beneficial throughout your career. IAAS leadership is committed to helping you develop the skills you need to achieve your career goals.
Job Duties: Research in-scope business risks and associated business processes
Research in-scope business risks and associated business processes
Gain understanding of relevant systems and underlying data
Design data-driven objectives to assess risks and controls
Use analytical tools and scripts to execute objectives
Communicate results and recommendations to audit teams and auditee
Perform as a staff auditor during fieldwork phase
Identify, design, and implement internal process improvements
Top candidates will also have:
Ability and desire to learn quickly
Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
Programming experience (e.g., C#, Java, Python, R, etc.)
Excellent organizational and planning skills
Experience with data visualization software
Experience with ETL (Extract, Transform, and Load) design
Exposure to Caterpillar ERP systems
Risk and controls experience
Position will ideally be based in Peoria, IL. The ability to telecommute a remote location is possible at the hiring manager’s discretion·
This position requires up to 35-50% travel