Internal Audit – Data Scientist

International Volunteer Program|Prague|Data

Internal Audit – Data Scientist

Komerční Banka
Prague, Czech Republic International Volunteer Program Data


As a challenge-oriented professional with a strong technical appetite, you are offered the opportunity to join Czech Internal Audit team at Komercni Bank (KB) as a Data Scientist.

As such, you will take part in Inspection and Audit missions, from A to Z (mission preparation to report writing). Particularly you will:

  • Make sure to understand and express missions needs for data access and extraction
  • Identify required and high value data to ensure fruitful outcomes coherent with mission’s objectives
  • Ensure efficient communication and collaboration with data owner(s)
  • Organize data mining and collection, while ensuring the respect of its confidentiality and enforce regulatory and internal regulations regarding storage (compliance and information security must be guaranteed)
  • Be a force for bringing forward analysis proposals linked with mission objectives
  • Rigorously perform data analyses (data checks, completeness, accuracy) in line with mission’s participants’ needs
  • Present analyses’ results both to mission participants and audited departments
  • Write detailed analysis report.

As a strong partner, you will have to help audit teams with the management of these data-induced changes in the audit techniques.

Moreover, you will have the opportunity to participate in an internationally-spanning “data community” associated with the Internal Audit Data Lab of a worldwide banking group, KB is part of.

Finally, you will participate in training sessions in Paris at the beginning of your enrollment, and meet, interact and share your data-science knowledge with your peers from around the world.  

As a Data Scientist in Internal Audit, you will have constant connections with Business lines (Managers and teams) from the audited entities as well as with their Head Management representatives (locally or HQ).

Profile required

  • Graduate with a Master degree from Business/Engineering school or University, majoring in data science
  • First professional experience through internship (notably in data analysis area) will be a plus
  • Good knowledge of English (read, spoken and written), French or Czech would be a plus

Technical skills:

  • You have a strong appetite for data related topics linked with the retail banking system
  • You have a strong knowledge in data mining and machine learning, specifically from an algorithmic point of you

Soft skills:

  • You are rigorous, responsibility-driven and result-oriented and you qualify as a problem solver
  • You are proactive and you do not hesitate to share your point of view and differentiate yourself by finding innovative solutions existing beyond any pre-existing framework
  • You like to work in a challenging operational environment with large autonomy

To facilitate the examination of your application by our English-speaking managers, we thank you for applying in English.

The VIE assignment in a nutshell
This VIE in Praha is to begin as soon as possible but you need to plan 3 months between your application date and the beginning of your VIE assignment. It will last 12 months.
The VIE is a specific contract, under Business France’s eligibility criteria, opened to candidates under 28 and from the member states of the European Economic Space. For further information, please see Mon VIE-VIA Business France.

We would like to draw your attention to the fact there that your VIE mission could potentially get postponed, depending on the evolution of the health crisis and subjects to the decision made by the Crisis and Support Centre of the Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs (MEAE). In addition, the selected candidate will only be paid upon confirmation from Business France and arrival in the country of assignment.

Why join us

As soon as you arrive, you will be integrated into our teams and will learn every day alongside our experts, who will support you in your tasks. Gradually, you will become more independent in your projects, making this experience a real career accelerator. You will also discover all the diversity of our businesses, in a sector that is constantly evolving and innovating.

At the end of your VIE, various opportunities could be offered to you, in France and abroad.

Business insight

At Societe Generale, we are convinced that people are drivers of change, and that the world of tomorrow will be shaped by all their initiatives, from the smallest to the most ambitious. 
Whether you’re joining us for a period of months, years or your entire career, together we can have a positive impact on the future. Creating, daring, innovating and taking action are part of our DNA. 
If you too want to be directly involved, grow in a stimulating and caring environment, feel useful on a daily basis and develop or strengthen your expertise, you will feel right at home with us!

Still hesitating? 
You should know that our employees can dedicate several days per year to solidarity actions during their working hours, including sponsoring people struggling with their orientation or professional integration, participating in the financial education of young apprentices, and sharing their skills with charities. There are many ways to get involved.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we are proud to make diversity a strength for our company. Societe Generale is committed to recognizing and promoting all talents, regardless of their beliefs, age, disability, parental status, ethnic origin, nationality, sexual or gender identity, sexual orientation, membership of a political, religious, trade union or minority organisation, or any other characteristic that could be subject to discrimination.

Reference: 21000DNK
Entity: Komerční Banka
Starting date: 2021/07/01
Publication date: 2021/04/27