Assistant Manager-Data Analytics - Experienced Hire, South Africa

  • South Africa
  • Salary: Market Related
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Posted by Experienced Hire on Thursday, September 12, 2019
  • Reference: 8574
  • Apply before Saturday, November 30, 2019 - 73 Days left

Vacancy Details

Employer: Experienced Hire


Business development

  • Builds and maintains strong relationships with internal stakeholders and external clients

  • Champions the use of Data Analytics

  • Writes new business proposals and contributes to other Data Analytics business development activities

  • Participates in the planning processes of the Data Analytics business

  • Contributes to thought leadership on the use and advancement of Data Analytics

Engagement delivery

  • Leads and manages Data Analytics engagements including planning, execution and reporting

  • Manages the engagement economics on Data Analytics projects

  • Manages engagement level issues and risks on own projects

  • Unpacks business problems and frames analytics driven solutions

  • Maps analytics solutions to data requirements and facilitates the data acquisition process

  • Ensures data quality and manages the data reconciliation process

  • Directs junior staff on analytics execution

  • Generates impactful insights from analysis

  • Writes and presents reports

Practice management

  • Contributes to the implementation of the Data Analytics strategy

  • Ensures adherence to firm’s quality and risk management processes

  • Keeps abreast of developments and innovation in the Data Analytics space

  • Upskills junior Data Analytics staff

  • Participates in junior staff mentoring and performance management process


  • Relevant tertiary qualification (Bachelor`s Degree) with a major in Accounting, Auditing, Information Systems or Computer Science

  • Minimum of 5 years Accounting or Auditing or Business Consulting experience

  • Minimum of 3 years Data Analytics experience

  • Experience in using data visualisation tools such as MS Power BI or Tableau or Qlik is essential

  • Experience in scripting using analytics tools such as SQL or ACL or IDEA is essential. Certification advantageous

  • Project management experience advantageous

  • Staff management experience advantageous


Client service

  • Develops and maintains a cross-organisational network to keep current with clients’ business changes

  • Establishes rapport with clients

  • Unpacks clients’ business issues, establishes root causes and designs practical solutions

  • Presents deliverables in an impactful manner


  • Exhibits business acumen

  • Manages expectations and is able to deal with competing demands

  • Is detail orientated

  • Can deal with ambiguity and complexity

  • Manages projects


  • Understands the analytics / data visualisation tools landscape

  • Understands the role that technology can play in transforming the audit process and is able to impart this on others

  • Looks for opportunities to improve efficiency through technology 

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SizweNtsalubaGobodo was born out of a merger between SizweNtsaluba VSP and Gobodo Incorporated on the 1st June 2011. We are currently the fifth largest firm of professional accountant and business consultants in South Africa and the largest indigenousness firm of accountants and business consultants in the country.

A firm with more than 800 staff members, a footprint throughout South Africa’s nine provinces, a reputation and experience that traverses both private and public sectors and a member firm of Morison International giving us global reach