Data Analyst in Raleigh, NC at Advance Auto Parts

Date Posted: 9/23/2019

Career Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Raleigh, NC
  • Career Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    9/23/2019

Career Description



Job Description

SUMMARY

Advance Auto Parts is seeking a Data Analyst to join our growing Internal Audit and ERM team. The team's mission is to call attention to risks and drive actions to address those risks. The team partners with business groups to identify areas of risk, make valuable recommendations and influence changes. As a member of the team, you’ll have the opportunity to leverage data analytics to advise on controllership, risk, and process improvements. You will enjoy working in a dynamic environment and be able to focus on problems at hand and the details that come with them. The team’s priorities are risk based and focus on strong governance, transparency, strategic engagement and fostering a diverse and inclusive culture that focuses on people development.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Design and maintain ongoing analytics and metrics that measure the effectiveness of risk and controllership activities.
  • Build holistic compliance analytics dashboards to measure key performance and risk indicators.
  • Conduct analytics to support operational, financial, and IT audit test work.  Provide support on special projects and ad hoc requests.
  • Leverage data analytics to provide strategic insights to senior management on potential risk mitigation strategies. 
  • Help identify data gaps from downstream and upstream source systems. Work with IT partners to improve data quality and governance with the goal of delivering value add data for analytics.
  • Other duties/special projects based on needs of the business.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Proven ability with data analytics, interpretation, and reporting with a high level of accuracy.
  • Strong analytical skills, including the ability to aggregate and analyze a large amount of data from various sources.  Capable of pruning data to discard irrelevant information.
  • Ability to understand relationships across business, risk, and performance measurements.  Leverage understanding of relationships to generate new ideas and take ownership of implementation.
  • Working knowledge of database technologies (e.g. ODBC, Access, SQL)
  • Self-starter who excels working with little supervision.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to interact effectively with a wide variety of departments including IT.
  • Good problem solver/creative thinker.
  • Ability to prioritize assignments, deal with interruptions, and meet deadlines in a fast paced and growth oriented environment.
  • Exercise sound judgment when making decisions.
  • Positive attitude, pro-active and resourceful.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum 1-3 years of relevant experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Management Information Systems, Computer Science, Quantitative analytics, mathematics, or related technical field.

CERTIFICATES

CAP, CDMP, CISA, and/or other relevant certification(s) preferred.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.