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Posting Date:  01-Apr-2021

Singapore, SG

Company:  United Overseas Bank Limited

About UOB

United Overseas Bank Limited (UOB) is a leading bank in Asia with a global network of more than 500 branches and offices in 19 countries and territories in Asia Pacific, Europe and North America. In Asia, we operate through our head office in Singapore and banking subsidiaries in China, Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand, as well as branches and offices.

Our history spans more than 80 years. Over this time, we have been guided by our values — Honorable, Enterprising, United and Committed. This means we always strive to do what is right, build for the future, work as one team and pursue long-term success. It is how we work, consistently, be it towards the company, our colleagues or our customers.

About the Department

The Audit function is an independent internal audit team that provides objective assurance and consulting to improve and add value to the Group’s operations. We help the Group achieve its strategic objectives by adopting a systematic and disciplined approach towards evaluating and improving the effectiveness of risk management, control and governance processes.


Group Audit Innovation and Decision Science (IDS)

Group Audit IDS team champions the innovation by improving the innovative capability of audit function. It facilitates the innovation and automation process to achieve greater effectiveness and efficiency in terms of improved audit coverage, quality and business impact. It also leads and drives cross-functional programs and projects as well as driving decision science adoption. Besides, IDS team leverages data science by applying statistical approach and technology advancement to gain insights to enhance audit findings and recommendations.

Job Responsibilities

  • Partner with audit teams to identify the control weaknesses through analyzing large data files from various systems and understanding the business processes
  • Understand GA’s strategy and audit analytics roadmap in order to determine innovative solutions to support its implementation
  • Develop and maintain dashboards and data marts to facilitate continuous auditing
  • Research, design, develop, analyze and suggest new innovation and decision science concepts/ methods to be applied to enhance GA processes, including automation
  • Leverage data science by applying statistical approach and technology advancement to gain insights to enhance audit findings and recommendations.
  • Drive interdisciplinary approach to problem solving by supplementing data science with business perspective
  • Provide training to audit staff  on how to develop and execute audit analytics programs

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree holder preferably related to Data Analytics, Computer Science or Information System
  • At least 3+ years of relevant experience in audit/ business/ risk management/ programming/ data management with knowledge and experience in advanced analytics such as Decision Trees, Logistics Regression and/ or other various Machine Learning algorithm
  • Practical experience with data analysis/mining tools, visualization tools  and database system 
  • Familiarity with data management and Hadoop platform would be a plus point
  • Strong practical knowledge and hand-on experience in data analysis/mining and visualization tools
  • Ability to work well under pressure to meet tight deadlines and cope with change and diversity in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent verbal, written communication and interpersonal skills, able to work effectively in a team environment with strong collaborating and influencing skills.
  • Enthusiastic, self-motivated and willing to take personal responsibility and accountability.

Be a part of UOB Family

UOB is an equal opportunity employer. UOB does not discriminate on the basis of a candidate's age, race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or other non-merit factors. All employment decisions at UOB are based on business needs, job requirements and qualifications. If you require any assistance or accommodations to be made for the recruitment process, please inform us when you submit your online application.

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