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Senior Data Analyst

  • Use your data analytics experience to deliver impactful work that helps make a difference to the Australian people
  • Opportunity to work on diverse audit engagements across the bank
  • Access to a wide-range of staff benefits, including gym facilities, fitness classes and café


Do work that makes a difference


This is an opportunity for an experienced Senior Data Analyst to assess and evaluate Bank activities by maximising data analytics and provide an objective risk based assessment to the Governor (as the Reserve Bank's accountable authority), the Reserve Bank Board (through the Audit Committee) and senior management.


You will partner with the Audit engagement team and have overall responsibility to collect and interpret data for an engagement, analyse and interpret the results including identifying patterns and trends to improve the Bank’s system of controls. You will be involved in reporting data insights to management through proper use of visualisation techniques.


Support the implementation of Audit's strategic and business plan, Audit Plan and the associated procedures and methodologies. In particular, help to build the data analytics capabilities across the department and support the data analytics approach on Audit engagements so as to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of testing.


Your team


Audit Department is responsible for conducting independent appraisals of the Reserve Bank's activities, functions and operations to ensure that an adequate framework of internal controls has been established and is operating effectively.


You will work on diverse audit engagements across the bank with the opportunity to be strategic and make a change. The work environment is collaborative, friendly and supporting with adequate support to work from home.


Your background


To be successful in this critical role you will;


  • Produce relevant analysis that informs decision-making within the Bank. This would include applying appropriate techniques to extract knowledge and insights from a wide variety of internal and external data.
  • Use appropriate methods (e.g. written, verbal, visual, etc.) to effectively communicate project progress and outputs relevant to internal and external decision-makers, team members and other audiences in support of the Banks functions and objectives.
  • Develop and maintain productive relationships with relevant internal and external team members to support and enhance analysis.
  • Have experience with programming languages including: R, Python, Intermediate SQL programming skills and proven data analytics skills including mining data, interpreting results, working with statistics, trends, etc.
  • Have experience in using data visualization technologies (e.g. Tableau, Power BI), and data wrangling tools (eg. RStudio, Tableau Prep Builder and Alteryx) to analyse and tell a story.
  • Have the ability to apply data analytics and visualisation techniques to streamline risk and control evaluation
  • Have at least 3 years or more experience as a Data Analyst.


Your development & career


Working for an organisation that truly makes a difference to the Australian people, we can offer development and career opportunities in a collaborative environment that supports people’s growth, wellbeing and promotes flexibility.


Why RBA?


The RBA pursues national economic policy objectives and undertakes a range of associated activities in financial markets and banking. It also issues Australia's banknotes and operates infrastructure critical to the payments system, all of which contributes to the welfare of the Australian people.

Our people have a critical role to play in achieving these objectives, whether directly or in a supporting capacity. As a values driven organisation, our people conduct themselves with a high degree of integrity, while striving for excellence in the work they perform and the outcomes they achieve. We encourage intelligent inquiry, we treat one another with respect, while promoting the public interest in our efforts. 


The Reserve Bank of Australia is an equal opportunity employer.  We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace and encourage applications from experienced candidates seeking workplace flexibility.




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