Data Analytics and IT Audit Intern (National Service)

1506239GHA-Accra

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Job purpose

As a National Service Personnel/Data Analytics & IT Audit Intern, you will work on various audit engagements in different industry sectors in which EY is acknowledged as a market leader, specifically: financial services, energy & utilities, oil & gas, mining & metals, telecommunications, industrial products, automotive, retail and consumer products, real estate, etc.

Your client responsibilities

Data Analytics

Working in a team, you will work with the data analytics team and perform extraction, loading and transformation of client data to provide quality assurance of the data for audit purposes. Also, you will use automated tools to perform data analytics of client primary and secondary data sets and provide client insight as well as meeting general audit requirements.

IT Audit

Working in a team, you will interact with the client to collect all necessary data/ information, obtain an understanding of their IT environments, IT risks and controls, and cyber security profiles. You will test their controls against their policies and/or leading practice, evaluate the effectiveness of their control environments and recommend improvements.

Your people responsibilities

  • Positive attitude and demonstrate willingness to learn.
  • Work constructively with team.

Qualifications

  • Final year university student pursuing Data Science/Analytics, Business Analytics, Actuarial Science, Mathematics, Computer Science, Information Technology, Accounting, or related field.
  • Expected CGPA of a Second Class Upper and above.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.
  • Proficient IT skills (Word, Excel, Power Point)
  • A relevant certificate in Data / Business Analytics will be an added advantage.
  • A relevant or a high motivation and drive to obtain an IT audit or information security professional certification(s) (CISA/CRISC/CISM/CISSP etc will be an added advantage
  • An associate of ICAG/ ACCA or a high motivation and drive to pursue professional qualification and career in accounting/finance will be an added advantage.
  • Proficiency in French will be an added advantage.

Skills

  • Initiative-taking, positive attitude
  • Willingness to learn.
  • Diligence with a commitment to high quality and accuracy.
  • Analytical with critical thinking skills.
  • Interest in the different fields of assurance
  • User level IT (Ms Office) knowledge
  • Ability to resolve problems and pursue objectives to completion.
  • Good learning skills and ability to adapt to changing technology.
  • Effective communication skills including writing, presentation skills.

We offer you

Work with a bright, friendly, enthusiastic, and energetic team

Develop your personal and business skills by working on challenging projects with some of the most well-known companies as well as through our extensive learning and development programs.

Receive a competitive intern remuneration package.

Who we are

At EY, we support you in achieving your unique potential both personally and professionally. We give you stretching and rewarding experiences that keep you motivated, working in an atmosphere of integrity and teaming with some of the world's most successful companies. And while we encourage you to take personal responsibility for your career, we support you in your professional development in every way we can. You enjoy the flexibility to devote time to what matters to you, in your business and personal lives. At EY you can be who you are and express your point of view, energy, and enthusiasm, wherever you are in the world. It is how you make a difference.

Assurance gives organizations and their investors the confidence that the results they report give a true and fair picture of their business. As an assurance professional at EY, you will work in a high-performing and inclusive environment that offers you great opportunities to develop an interesting and fulfilling career, wherever you are in the world. You will work in multidisciplinary teams to handle complex issues and resolve challenges for leading companies. We will support you in your professional development, so you achieve your potential.