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The Auto Club Group Data Analytics Lead - Audit in Michigan

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The Auto Club Group (ACG) provides membership, travel, insurance and financial services offerings to approximately 9 million members and customers across 11 states and 2 U.S. territories through the AAA, Meemic and Fremont brands. ACG belongs to the national AAA federation and is the second largest AAA club in North America.

_Primary Duties and Responsibilities:_

Working within an Internal Audit department, analyzes large, diverse data sets to drive better business decisions and to identify business problems, in the context of financial, regulatory, reputational, and operational risk.

Performs analysis and produces meaningful reports on business policies, processes, and performance with a focus on risk and control.

Mines data, performs quantitative analysis and creates clear and actionable narratives about the business.

Conducts research and special studies when needed; Performs ad hoc analysis and provides meaningful reporting to operations and the Internal Audit leadership team.

Offers recommendations for new data analytic techniques and methodologies.



_Preferred Qualifications:_

  • Insurance or Banking industry background

  • Master’s degree in Mathematics, Computer Science, Statistics, or related quantitative field


  • 5 years of experience in an analytics or business intelligence setting, including experience using one or more of the following analytic tools: SAD, SQL, R, Python, SPSS

  • Working with Internal Audit or on an audit data analytics team

  • Dashboard design and development; building intuitive interfaces, infographics, and visualization to tell stories with data

  • Ability to complete advanced statistical analysis

  • Proactively monitoring daily processes, performance strategies,and results to ensure consistent coverage over business strategies and goals

  • Familiarity with agile development methodologies

  • Experience with IBM Cognos TM1 or PeopleSoft


Work Environment:*

  • Work in a temperature-controlled office environment. Occasional (less than 10% of work time) travel required.

*Required Qualifications:*

  • Bachelor's degree in Mathematics, Computer Science, Statistics, or related quantitative field




  • 3 years in an analytics or business intelligence setting, including experience using one or more of the following analytic tools: SAS, SQL, R, Python, SPSS



Extensive experience in:

  • Extracting and manipulating large data sets in Oracle databases and mainframe sequential files for analysis, including integration of diverse data sources

  • Interpreting and understanding business strategies and goals to find emerging issues and root-causes for anomalies

  • Complex data analysis

  • Requirements gathering and documentation;

  • Troubleshooting data issues; data reconciliation experience with consistent attention to detail

  • Designing and delivering reports, visualizations, or presentations that are understandable for both technical and non-technical audiences, and explain the importance and relevance of results to business requirements;

  • Translating high level business goals into the tasks and technical specifications needed to perform meaningful data analysis;

  • Developing positive relationships with IT and business intelligence departments and personnel

  • Working with PC software applications (e.g., Word, Excel, Visio)

Knowledge and Skills:

Extensive knowledge and skills:

  • Mathematical/statistical, reasoning, and logic skills; Understanding of statistical concepts (e.g. hypothesis testing, regression analysis)

  • Data design principles

  • Understanding of database structures, theories, principles, and practices;

  • Solid understanding of data capture, data mapping, and data cleansing

  • Applying analytic skills to solve problems creatively; Ability to investigate and determine root causes of issues; Strong analytical problem solving, requirements facilitation, and collaboration skills; Consistently looks for better ways to achieve business results; recognizes problems as opportunities for process improvement

  • Self-motivated, flexible, organized, and able to perform with minimal supervision; Pro-actively make recommendations as issues and opportunities arise

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate, verbally and in writing, complex information to others in an understandable way


The Auto Club Group offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including a base salary with performance based incentives; medical/dental/vision insurance, 401(k), generous time off, a complimentary AAA Membership and much more!

Important Note: The above statements describe the principal and essential functions, but not all functions that may be inherent in the job. This job requires the ability to perform duties contained in the job description for this position, including, but not limited to, the above requirements. Reasonable accommodations will be made for otherwise qualified applicants, as needed, to enable them to fulfill these requirements.

The Auto Club Group, and all of its affiliated companies, is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Job: *Audit/Compliance

Organization: *Audit

Title: Data Analytics Lead - Audit

Location: Michigan

Requisition ID: 21000065