EY Senior Associate, Advisory Performance Improvement, EY Data and Analytics (Malaysia) in Wilayah Persekutuan (KL), Malaysia

Title: Senior Associate, Advisory Performance Improvement, EY Data and Analytics (Malaysia)

Location: MY-Wilayah Persekutuan (KL)-Kuala Lumpur

Job Number: KUA001JU

About us:

EY Data and Analytics is the data and advanced analytics capability within EY Asia-Pacific working in multiple sectors including financial services, government & public sector, energy, mining & metals, and consumer products. We have more than 300 specialist staff in Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Hong Kong, Korea, The Philippines and Malaysia. EY Data and Analytics creates intelligent client organizations using data & advanced analytics. We implement information-driven strategies and systems that help grow, optimize and protect client organizations, and create a lasting culture that encourages people to use information creatively and intelligently to improve business outcomes. We go beyond strategy and provide end to end implementation of real life data environments and have some of the best architects, project managers, business analysts, data scientist, big data engineers, developers and consultants in the region.

Due to our continued growth we are looking for a Senior Associate with hands on experience on BI & Analytics projects to join our Malaysia team


About the opportunity

As a Senior Associate, you will deliver value-added services to our clients and you are required to be specialized in some or all of the following areas:

  • Deliver Analytics-related solutions to Ernst & Young clients across Asean.

  • Communicate effectively with the Project Managers & team members in the region regarding the progress of the project and be a role model to the team members in exhibiting the Ernst & Young best practices.

You won’t find yourself sitting in a corner coding all day long in this role. A typical week might include:

  • Meeting with a prospective client to learn about their business problems

  • Helping build a prototype for a client project

  • Analysing a massive data set

  • Running a workshop to gather information for a project

  • Extracting data from various systems for project

  • Preparing a dashboard or data visualisation for a clients


  • Minimum B.S degree preferably in quantitative fields such as Computing, Engineering, Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Machine Learning, Operation Research, etc.

  • Good understanding of time series, statistical and decision modeling; and machine learning techniques such as regression analysis, decision tree, survival analysis, market basket analysis, ANOVA, multivariate analysis, clustering, etc.

  • Analytical and problem-solving skills combined with experience in leveraging data analytics to drive insights and business decisions.

  • Minimum 3 years experience in a professional service firm with strong project experience in analytics, or 6 years analytics/research experience delivering analytics-driven solutions for internal stakeholders.

  • Excellent command of written and spoken English.

  • Comfortable with ambiguity and applying creativity to solve complex problems.

  • Familiar with analytics tools such as SAS, SPSS; and/ or analytical programming languages such as R, Python; and visualization software such as Tableau, MicroStrategy, QlikView.

  • Strong attention to details and ability to multi-task.

Additional skills requirements:

Excellent oral and written communication skills.

A strong work ethic.

A willingness to travel to meet client needs; travel is estimated at 20%.

What we look for

We’re interested in flexible professionals with excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to prioritise shifting workloads in a rapidly changing industry. You’ll also need the confidence to give professional advice and guidance to colleagues and clients from a diverse range of cultures.

What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage. Plus, we offer:

  • Support and coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues around the world.

  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career.

About EY

EY is a global professional services organisation providing advisory, assurance, tax and transaction services. We are committed to doing our part in building a better working world for our people, our clients and our communities. And we are united by our shared values and a dedication to delivering exceptional client service.


You know what your goals are. We want to help you reach them. This is why our goal is to challenge you with opportunities that utilise your unique talents, interests and skills. Building on your strengths is just one more way we build a better working world. Our goal is to help you achieve yours. Create the career you want and apply today.

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