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Internal Audit-Data Analytics-Analyst-Hyderabad

Goldman Sachs

Goldman Sachs

IT, Data Science
Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Posted on Thursday, June 6, 2024

Job Description

What We Do
Internal Audit’s mission is to independently assess the firm’s internal control structure, including the
firm’s governance processes and controls, risk management, capital and anti-financial crime
framework. In addition, it is also to raise awareness of control risk and monitor the implementation of
management’s control measures.
In doing so, internal Audit:

  • Communicates and reports on the effectiveness of the firm’s governance, risk management and controls that mitigate current and evolving risk
  • Raise awareness of control risk
  • Assesses the firm’s control culture and conduct risks; and
  • Monitors management’s implementation of control measures

Goldman Sachs Internal Audit comprises individuals from diverse backgrounds including chartered
accountants, developers, risk management professionals, cybersecurity professionals, and data
scientists. We are organized into global teams comprising business and technology auditors to cover
all the firm’s businesses and functions, including securities, investment banking, consumer and
investment management, risk management, finance, cyber-security and technology risk, and

Who We Look For
Goldman Sachs Internal Auditors demonstrate a strong risk, control and analytical mindset, exercise
professional skepticism and challenge status quo on risks and control measures effectively with
management. We look for individuals who enjoy learning about audit, businesses, and processes,
have innovative and creative mindset in adapting analytical techniques to enhance audit function,
develop teamwork and build relationships and are able to evolve and thrive in a fast-paced global

Embed - Data Analytics
In Internal Audit, we ensure that Goldman Sachs maintains effective controls by assessing the
reliability of financial reports, monitoring the firm’s compliance with laws and regulations, and
advising management on developing smart control solutions. Embed Data Analytics team leverages
its programming and analytical capabilities to build innovative data driven solutions. The team works
closely with auditors to understand their pain points and develop data-centric solutions to address
the same.

Your Impact
As part of the third line of defense, you will be involved in independently assessing the firm’s overall
control environment and its effectiveness as it relates to current and emerging risks and
communicating the results to local/ global management. In doing so, you will be supporting the
provision of independent, objective and timely assurance around the firm’s internal control structure,
thereby supporting the Audit Committee, Board of Directors and Risk Committee in fulfilling their
oversight responsibilities.
We are looking for a strong data scientist, passionate about using data to challenge the norm, to join
our Embed Data Analytics team. The candidate will work closely with the audit teams to build
innovative and reusable analytical tools that will help make audit testing more efficient and provide
meaningful insights into firm’s control environment.


  • Execute on DA strategy developed by IA management within the context of audit responsibilities, such as risk assessment, audit planning, creation of reusable tools and providing innovative solutions to complex problems
  • Partner with audit teams to help identify risks associated with businesses and facilitate strategic data sourcing and develop innovative solutions to increase efficiency and effectiveness of audit testing
  • Build production ready analytical tools to automate repeatable and reusable processes within IA
  • Build and manage relationships and communications with Audit team members

Basic Qualifications

  • 1-3 years of experience with a minimum of Bachelor’s in Computer Science, Math, or Statistics
  • Experience with RDBMS/ SQL
  • Proficiency in programming languages, such as Python, Java, or C++
  • Knowledge of basic statistics, including descriptive statistics, data distribution models,
  • Time Series Analysis, correlation, and regression, and its application to data
  • Strong team player with excellent communication skills (written and oral). Ability to communicate what is relevant and important in a clear and concise manner and ability to handle multiple tasks
  • Strong contributing member of Data Science team and help build analytical capabilities for Internal Audit Division
  • Driven and motivated and constantly taking initiative to improve performance

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with advanced data analytics tools and techniques
  • Familiarity with text analytics and NLP using python
  • Familiarity with machine learning algorithms and exposure to supervised and unsupervised learning - Linear/Logistic Regression, SVM, Random Forest and Boosting,
  • Clustering and Patterns Recognition techniques
  • Experience with analytical/ statistical programs such as SAS, SPSS, and R
  • Experience with visualization tools (Spotfire, Qlikview or Tableau) is a plus
  • Creativity/Innovation, i.e., ability to create new ways to improve current processes and develop practical solutions that add value to department


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