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Lead Data Analyst

Date:  Jun 16, 2022
Job ID:  2884

Bellevue, WA, US, 98004

Remote and Hybrid Work Opportunities:  Hybrid (WA Based)

Puget Sound Energy is looking to grow our community with top talented individuals like you!  With our rapidly growing, award winning energy efficiency programs, our pathway to an exciting and innovative future is now.

PSE's Internal Audit team is looking for qualified candidates to fill an open Lead Data Analyst position!
Specific details regarding the work arrangements for this position will be discussed in further detail during the interview process.

Job Description

The Senior Business Analyst (Internal Audit Data Analyst Lead) will support the Internal Audit function at PSE with augmenting internal audit risk assessment and fieldwork procedures with data analytics. The Senior Business Analyst will be someone looking to grow and develop their career and will assist PSE in implementing best business practices while encouraging innovation and dedication to customer service and safety. 

Upholds the safety compliance standards inherent in PSE’s operating and/or field procedures related to work responsibilities. Promotes and supports a culture of total safety. 
Demonstrates commitment to conduct business honestly, ethically and consistent with our core values and our Code of Conduct. 

Ensures duties are performed in accordance with all regulatory compliance obligations, including Institute of Internal Audit (IIA) standards. 

Job Responsibilities

  • Initiates, leads, and performs in-depth analysis and provides recommendations, repeatable data compilations or dashboards to support complex business problems, audit objectives or ad-hoc requests. 
  • Uses analytical tools and methods for data analysis to measure performance, identify issues, efficiency opportunities or areas of improvement. 
  • Supports key performance and risk indicators as well as department and corporate goals.
  • Collaborates with other audit team members to prepare data analysis or dashboards for audits, advisory work, ethics investigations, SOX testing and other requests, as identified. 
  • Continually assesses and updates roadmap for the Internal Audit data analytic program needs across team functions.
  • Supports audit planning cycle as well as continuous monitoring of recurring audits and reviews.
  • Assists in preparing periodic updates to executive management and the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors.
  • Performs other duties, as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, accounting or related field, or an equivalent combination of education and/or work experience 5 years work experience as an analyst 
  • In-depth knowledge of systems and processes crucial to Internal Audit department operations. 
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills in a complex environment, with exceptional PC skills using Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and SAP Systems. 
  • Strong time management and organizational skills. 
  • Able to work independently in a fast-paced environment and prioritize assignments. 
  • Strong customer service, communication, and interpersonal skills with the ability to work well in a multi-team environment. 
  • Effective written and oral communication skills. 

Desired Qualifications

  • Demonstrated proficiency of data visualization tools and integrations with data sources as well as other audit data tools (ie ACL). 
  • General knowledge of GRC or audit software
  • Working knowledge of internal audit, SOX compliance, regulatory compliance and relevant frameworks or standards supporting those functions. 
  • Certification or other formal training in data analytics
  • Knowledge of project management or change management methodologies. 
  • Knowledge of utility industry and general understanding of company accounting, operations, policies and procedures.

Additional Information

Families and businesses depend on PSE to provide the energy they need to pursue their dreams. Our steadfast commitment to serving Washington communities with safe, dependable and efficient energy started in 1873. Today we're building the Northwest's energy future through efforts like our award winning energy efficiency programs and our leadership in renewable energy.


At PSE we value and respect our employees and provide them opportunities to excel. We offer an expansive pay package that includes competitive compensation, annual goals-based incentive bonuses, comprehensive benefits, 401(K), a company paid retirement pension plan, and an employee assistance and wellness program.


Puget Sound Energy is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, veteran status or presence of a disability that with or without reasonable accommodation does not prevent performance of the essential functions of the job, or any other category prohibited by local, state or federal law.


Should you have a disability that requires assistance and/or reasonable accommodation with the job application process, please contact the Human Resources Staffing department at or 425-462-3017.

Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue