Senior Data Analyst - Internal Audit

Less than 5 years experience  •  Financial Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/24/17
Pasadena, CA
Less than 5 years experience
Financial Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/24/17

Green Dot Corporation is a technology-centric, consumer-focused Bank Holding Company with a mission to reinvent personal banking for the masses. The company is the largest provider of prepaid debit card products and prepaid card reloading services in the United States as well as a leader in mobilebanking with its GoBank mobile bank account offering. Green Dot Corporation products are available to consumers at more than 90,000 retailers nationwide, online and via the leading app stores. The company is headquartered in Pasadena, CA with its bank subsidiary, Green Dot Bank, located in Provo, UT.  The company also has offices in Palo Alto, CA, Rogers, AR, and Tampa, FL.



The Senior Internal AuditData Analyst will be responsible for providing analytics strategy and support for Internal Audit with the objective of optimizing testing and the overall audit approach. This position will research, identify, join, and aggregate transactional data into meaningful results.



  • Plan and perform data analytics and auditing procedures for operational, financial and compliance projects.

  • Specific responsibilities will include: leading the identification of data analytics opportunities, design and execution of audit tests based on identified risks, data extraction and analysis utilizing data interrogation software, audit documentation, project management and report writing with accountability for established deadlines.

  • Support Internal Audit by conducting data analysis or statistical techniques to optimize audit coverage to key focus areas, ensure targeted coverage is comprehensive, and assist in obtaining increased audit coverage of sampled populations.

  • Present audit findings, potential opportunities, and recommendations to Management.

  • Solve complex analytical and data integrity problems while prioritizing and managing multiple tasks.

  • Build relational data structures, including relationships between tables, grouping data, and following steps to perform analysis.

  • Manipulate and analyze data in a variety of formats (e.g., Excel, SQL, Access, ASCII, etc.).

  • Identify business, technology and process improvement opportunities.

  • Interact with various levels of business unit personnel.




  • Bachelor’s degree in business, accounting, computer science, information technology, economics, statistics, or other related fields.

  • 3 years of data analysis experience.

  • Proficient experience in MS SQL is a must, and creative thinking skills to develop SQL queries.

  • Ability to define, extract, create queries and analyze data based on a fundamental understanding of process, control and risk in support of the department's data analytics strategy.

  • Strong expertise utilizing advanced functions in Spreadsheet (Excel), database (Access) and data extraction (query) software (ACL or similar).

  • Strong written and interpersonal communication skills. Must be able to communicate ideas effectively and concisely to all levels of Management.

  • Ability to identify actionable insights from transactional data.

  • Proactive work style used to consistently communicate project status, issues and completion plans.

  • Progressive thinking skills, strong work ethic, and problem solving skills.

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and coordinate the completion of multiple tasks simultaneously.

  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills.

  • Experience with ACL, IDEA, SAS, Microstrategy, Tableau data analysis tools and methods, and otheraudit automation or data mining tools.

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