American Greetings is looking for an objective, detail-oriented, information technology professional, with expertise Data Analyst. This position is located at American Greetings Creative Studios at Crocker Park in Westlake, Ohio.
The ideal candidate will possess the technical knowledge and expertise necessary to support the Internal Audit department in data mining, script and report writing, as well as continuous monitoring activities. Expertise in any of the following application would be beneficial, including the use of Audit Control Language (ACL), IDEA, Certified Analytics Professional, Tableau, or similar business/data analytics software, tools and products. The position will be responsible for expanding the use of ACL data analytics and continuous monitoring activities with the implementation, support, and further development of the ACL Exchange Server software. Additionally, this position will support training efforts within the Internal Audit department, and with various other department stakeholders, to expand the use of the tool, develop internal expertise, and ensure strong back-up resources, knowledge, and expertise.
This role will be instrumental in the continued improvement of the internal control environment, risk management, and governance processes by furthering the use of data analytics, reporting and continuous monitoring activities.
This is a Part-Time, flexible hours position and is not benefits eligible.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
? Acquiring data from primary or secondary data sources including SAP, mainframe, various internal and external databases, and other data sources, as necessary. ? Manipulating, analyzing, and maintaining data analytics and reports using the ACL system software and tools ? Filter and “clean” data by reviewing computer reports, printouts, and performance indicators to locate and correct code problems ? Interpreting data, analyzing results using analytic techniques and providing ongoing reports ? Identify, analyze, and interpret trends or patterns in complex data sets ? Locate and define new process improvement opportunities ? Work with management to prioritize business and information needs ? Assist auditors in planning audits by understanding audit objective objectives and making recommendation for data analytic and applying continuous monitoring audit activities ? The successful candidate will possess knowledge of accounting procedures and a sound judgement. ? Document process and prepare audit findings memorandum ? Supports external auditors by coordinating information requirements. ? Protect organization's reputation by keeping information confidential. ? Obtain, analyze, and evaluate accounting and/or technical documentation, previous reports, data, flowcharts, etc. ? Engage to continuous knowledge development regarding business, operational, and technical rules, regulations, best practices, tools, techniques and performance standards ? Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
View Req 50641BR : On Call Employee
Required Length & Type of Experience: ? 3+ years’ experience
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
? Proven working experience as a data analyst or business data analyst ? Technical expertise in data mining ? Strong knowledge of and experience with the ACL Analytics and ACL Exchange Servicer, databases (SQL etc), and programming and/or IDEA, Certified Analytics Professional, Tableau, or similar business/data analytics products ? Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy ? Adept at querie and/or report writing and presenting findings ? Working experience with and comprehension of: o Accounting, finance, and/or information technology internal controls and standards o Technical knowledge of SAP, ADP, Mainframe, SQL, or other query languages o Internal Audit process and objectives including IIA, Cobit, Sarbanes-Oxley auditing standards and procedures, laws, rules and regulations o NIST, ITIL, or related standards o Risk-assessment practices ? Advanced computer skills on MS Office, accounting software and databases. Ability to manipulate large amounts of data and to compile detailed reports. ? Self-motivation, determination and confidence in your abilities ? Excellent problem-solving skills ? Ability to work to deadlines, under pressure ? Ability to work on your own initiative and as part of a team ? Ability to interact with upper management ? Sound independent judgement ? High attention to detail ? Strong critical thinking and communication skills ? Project management skills
As a leader in meaningful connections, American Greetings Corporation is a creator and manufacturer of innovative social expression products that assist consumers in making the world a more thoughtful and caring place. Founded in 1906, the Company's major greeting card lines are American Greetings, Carlton Cards, Gibson, Recycled Paper Greetings and Papyrus, and other paper product offerings inclu...de DesignWare party goods and American Greetings and Plus Mark gift-wrap and boxed cards. American Greetings also has one of the largest collections of greetings on the Web, including greeting cards available at Cardstore.com and ecards available at AmericanGreetings.com. In addition to its product lines, American Greetings also creates and licenses popular character brands through the AG Entertainment group. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, American Greetings generates annual revenue of approximately $2 billion, and its products can be found in retail outlets worldwide.