AVP, Professional Practices Manager - Data Scientist (L10)
Provide data gathering intelligence, analytics, sampling, reporting, and audit systems support to the Internal Audit Department. Manage projects to develop the data analytics infrastructure. Develop audit testing efficiencies by using data analytics to create repeatable audit test scripts and continuous monitoring.
Project management of the Data Analytics Team's tasks and deliverables required in the planning and preparation of an audit.
Works closely with Internal Audit leads & businesses across Synchrony to automate data gathering and validate business information.
Responsible for supporting the delivery of relevant, accurate, and timely data sampling, reporting and analytics for the Internal Audit Department.
Pulls data from source systems, analyzes the data and provides findings and recommendations to Internal Audit Teams.
Manage special projects related to improving the efficiency and effectiveness of the data analytics process.
Develop automated solutions and enhancements to existing data analytic systems and tools to assist the Internal Audit Department in improving the effectiveness, efficiency, and quality of audits performed.
Prepares periodic reporting for the Internal Audit Teams.
Perform other duties and/or special projects as assigned
Bachelor's Degree with 5 years work experience in a risk, analytics, financial reporting, portfolio analysis, and/or audit role(s), OR in lieu of degree, 8 years work experience in a risk, analytics, financial reporting, portfolio analysis, and/or audit role(s)
Advanced knowledge of analytic tools, i.e. Python, Tableau, ACL, SAS, etc.
Excellent presentation and communication skills; ability to present to all levels of the organization and to explain complex data clearly and concisely.
Must be able to work to tight deadlines with multiple priorities.
Proficient in software applications & database management, Excel, Word, Access, Power Point, Business Objects.
You must be 18 years or older
You must have a high school diploma or equivalent
You must be willing to take a drug test, submit to a background investigation and submit fingerprints as part of the selection process
You must be able to satisfy the requirements of Section 19 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act.
Effective 1-1-18, new hires (Level 4-7) must have 9 months of continuous service with the company before they are eligible to post on other roles. Once this new hire time in position requirement is met, the associate will have a minimum 6 monthsâ€™ time in position before they can post for future non-exempt roles.
Employees, level 8 or greater, must have at least 24 monthsâ€™ time in position before they can post. All internal employees must have at least a â€œconsistently meets expectationsâ€ performance rating and have approval from your manager to post (or the approval of your manager and HR if you donâ€™t meet the time in position or performance requirement).
Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.
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The salary range for this position is 60,000.00 - 130,000.00
Salaries are adjusted according to market in CA and Metro NY and some positions are bonus eligible.
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With roots in consumer finance that trace back to 1932, **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. is a leader in consumer credit and promotional financing, providing a range of products for a diverse group of national and regional retailers; including Main Street mainstays, local merchants, manufacturers, buying groups, industry associations and healthcare service providers. We are the largest provider of private label credit cards in the United States based on purchase volume and receivables and we provide co-branded dual card credit cards, promotional financing and installment lending, loyalty programs and FDIC-insured savings products through Synchrony Bank. Who do we serve? Hundreds of thousands of customers across the U.S. and Canada spanning the electronics and appliances, home furnishings, automotive, power products and sports, jewelry and luxury, retail and healthcare industries.
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