Data Analyst, Internal Audit

Foster City, CA, United States
May 29, 2021
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Data Analyst, Internal Audit
United States - California - Foster City

Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based bio-pharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative medicines in areas of unmet medical need. With each new discovery and investigational drug candidate, we seek to improve the care of patients living with life-threatening diseases around the world. Gilead's therapeutic areas of focus include HIV/AIDS, liver diseases, cancer and inflammation, and serious respiratory and cardiovascular conditions.

Making an impact on a global scale
Inclusion is one of the company's five core values. That's because we know that we are stronger and more innovative at Gilead when we are informed by a diverse set of backgrounds, experiences and points of view. Gilead Sciences is a biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative therapeutics in areas of unmet medical need. The company's mission is to advance the care of patients suffering from life-threatening diseases worldwide.

When you join Gilead, you join our mission to change the world by enabling people to live healthier and more fulfilling lives. Come join a mission-driven bio-pharmaceutical organization that values inclusion and diversity, has a strong portfolio of products, and is constantly #CreatingPossible

What you will be doing (the position):

You will be supporting the internal audit and risk function and responsible for searching and mining large data sets to discover meaningful patterns, trends and relationships. Data will be used in to perform risk assessments; analyze risks; plan and execute audits; and perform forensic investigations. You will use technologies such as Tableau, SQL, Python, ML/AI and/or R. Look to perform data analyses and UiPath to build RPA automations as needed.

Your knowledge, experience and skills (requirements):
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Data Science, Business Analytics or Information Systems
  • Two years of professional experience in data analytics or programming (including scripting or coding); SQL, Python, and/or R and relational databases
  • Two years of experience working with reporting and data visualization tool like Tableau
  • Experience working with one or more RPA technologies (e.g. UiPath, Automation Anywhere, Blue Prism)
  • Ability to QA and troubleshoot data
  • Knowledge of data gathering, cleaning, and transforming techniques
  • Understanding of data warehousing and ETL techniques
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Working knowledge of internal controls and auditing techniques

Going the extra mile (preferred):
  • Master's degree in data science or data analysis
  • Experience with Oracle, Teradata and SAP
  • Experience in audit or compliance environment
  • Experience in Biopharma is a plus

For jobs in the United States:
As an equal opportunity employer, Gilead Sciences Inc. is committed to a diverse workforce. Employment decisions regarding recruitment and selection will be made without discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, genetic information or characteristic, gender identity and expression, veteran status, or other non-job related characteristics or other prohibited grounds specified in applicable federal, state and local laws. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants who require accommodation in the job application process may contact for assistance.

For more information about equal employment opportunity protections, please view the 'EEO is the Law' poster.



Our environment respects individual differences and recognizes each employee as an integral member of our company. Our workforce reflects these values and celebrates the individuals who make up our growing team.

Gilead provides a work environment free of harassment and prohibited conduct. We promote and support individual differences and diversity of thoughts and opinion.
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