Deloitte Audit Quality and Risk - Data Scientist

  • Magwa Cres, Waterval 5-Ir, Midrand, 2090, South Africa
  • Full-time

Company Description

Deloitte is a leading global provider of audit and assurance, consulting, financial advisory, risk advisory, tax and related services. Our global network of member firms and related entities in more than 150 countries and territories (collectively, the “Deloitte organization”) serves four out of five Fortune Global 500® companies. Learn how Deloitte’s approximately 312,000 people make an impact that matters at

About the Division

Our Assurance services go beyond merely meeting statutory requirements. We help our clients perform better and achieve their business objectives. We listen to their needs, think about the business implications and tailor our approach accordingly. Click here to read more about our Audit & Assurance practice.

Job Description

What impact will you make?

Every day, your work will make an impact that matters, while you thrive in a dynamic culture of inclusion, collaboration and high performance. As the undisputed leader in professional services, Deloitte is where you’ll find unrivalled opportunities to succeed and realize your full potential.

Main Purpose of Job

This will be one of the core skillsets for Systems of Quality Control for the Deloitte Africa Audit Firm.


Qualification and Experience

·         Degree in Statistics/Computer Science/ Engineering/ Mathematics (or combination of)

·         Minimum of 5 years relevant experience

·         Expert level knowledge of SQL

·         Advanced EXCEL

·         Experience using Python/R

·         Experience using PowerBI or similar tools

·         Demonstrated ability to identify problems and provide solutions

Additional Information

Specialized Competencies


·         Ability to maintain effective workflow under pressure.

·         Logical, analytical & problem-solving ability.

·         Excellent communicative abilities and sound interpersonal skills.

·         Business acumen and grasp of governance and related matters.

·         Ability to resolve conflicts and disagreements in a constructive manner.

·         Strong verbal and written communication skills

·         Ability to interact professionally at all levels of management, employees as well as internal and external stakeholders.

·         Working with lead client services partners, business leaders and risk officers / champions to operate effectively within the broader risk community.

·         Obtain an understanding of the Deloitte Audit Business and industries within which our clients functions.

 Key Competencies:

·         Modelling of complex business problems,

·         Identifying opportunities to improve business processes (and systems of quality control) through data analysis.

·         Design and Implementing of solutions such as business intelligence reports, automated data comparisons,

·         Simplifying complex manual processes into simple automated (or semi-automated) processes, and

·         Engaging with stakeholders efficiently across the business.

·         Identify and build appropriate models/other solutions for use in the company's operations

·         Mining large structured and unstructured (internal and external) datasets for data exploration to find new insights to create systems of quality control

Key Performance areas:

·            Strategic Impact: Supports the Systems of Quality Control lead on delivery of designated engagement / project, managing the implementation of the agreed deliverables

·            Development/Growth of Team: Shares expertise and knowledge with team members on an ongoing basis

 Leadership Capabilities:

·         Living our Purpose - Acts as a role model, embracing and living our purpose and values, and recognizing others for the impact they make

·         Talent development - Develops high-performing people and teams through challenging and meaningful opportunities

·         Performance drive - Delivers exceptional client service; maximizes results and drives high performance from people while fostering collaboration across businesses and borders

·         Influence - Influences clients, teams, and individuals positively, leading by example and establishing confident relationships with increasingly senior people

·         Strategic direction - Understands key objectives for clients and Deloitte, aligns people to objectives and sets priorities and direction

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