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Junior Data Analyst

Company: Grant Thornton LLP
Location: Arlington
Posted on: June 13, 2021

Job Description:

Grant Thornton is seeking an Associate to join its Civilian service line and take an active role in engagement execution, project management and key business development activities.

Grant Thornton Public Sector helps executives and managers at all levels of government maximize their performance and efficiency in the face of ever tightening budgets and increased demand for services. We give clients creative, cost-effective solutions that enhance their acquisition, financial, human capital, information technology, data analytics, and performance management. For more information, visit grantthornton.com/publicsector.

At Grant Thornton, our professional staff applies traditional, cutting-edge approaches and methods to a variety of analyses. As part of our team, the Associate will utilize various methodologies and models to execute client projects.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

Support development of a fraud analytics tool (minimum viable product (MVP)) using State software to comply with IT and data security requirements

Support identification, access and extraction of all relevant internal and external spend data, including INL transactional and government-wide Federal Procurement Data System data

Support integration and customization of INL data sets, including major contract vehicles and purchase card data

Conduct testing to validate that the tool, dashboards and data operate as designed

Review the tool with INL leadership and address feedback

Meet or exceed targeted billing hours (utilization).

Assist with business development activities, such as proposals, capture, account teams, whitepapers, conferences, and/or other thought leadership materials.

General - Data Analytics Visualization (Data Analytics), General - Fraud Analytics

Tableau, SQL, Python, Microsoft Power BI

Bachelor's Degree required from an accredited college or university in a related field.

Ability to obtain and maintain certain job-related certifications if no job-related advanced degrees.

U.S. citizenship may be required. Ability to work in the United States indefinitely required.

Travel may be required.

Ability to work overtime required on occasion.

Ability to sit in an office environment for long periods of time.

Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance.

Ability to communicate clearly in writing and verbally.

Ability to obtain and maintain firm independence and abide by firm ethics requirements.

Meet or exceed continuing professional education (CPE) requirements.

Grant Thornton Public Sector LLC ("Grant Thornton Public Sector"), based in Arlington, VA, is a global management consulting business with the mission of providing responsive and innovative financial, performance management and systems solutions to governments and international organizations. Visit Grant Thornton's Public Sector at www.grantthornton.com/publicsector.

It is Grant Thornton's policy to promote equal employment opportunities. All personnel decisions, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits and termination, are made without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

Keywords: Grant Thornton LLP, Arlington , Junior Data Analyst, Other , Arlington, Virginia

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