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Trane Technologies Senior Manager, Data Analytics & Process Automation in Davidson, North Carolina

Senior Manager, Data Analytics & Process Automation

Davidson NC 800E Beaty St, Davidson, North Carolina, United States

Information Technology

Requisition # 2106657

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AtTrane Technologies® we Challenge Possible. Our brands – includingTrane®andThermo King® - create access to cooling and comfort in buildings and homes, transport and protect food and perishables, connect customers to elevated performance with less environmental impact, dramatically reduce energy demands and carbon emissions, and innovate with a better world in mind. We boldly challenge what’s possible for a sustainable world.

Job Summary:

The Senior Manager, Data Analytics & Process Automation will lead the design and development of data analytics & process automation to be used as a part of our audits globally, centralized Sarbanes-Oxley management testing & provide support to our business and functions to enhance automation within our core processes. They will be the subject matter expert in the use of analytics and develop standard work for the design and use of analytics for the global audit team. This position will work closely with each of the Regional Audit Directors & SOX leaders to define and implement the approach to leverage and utilize more analytics & automation in audits. They will develop analytics and dashboard summaries, evaluate & implement opportunities to automate processes in conjunction with their peers and key business partners

The Senior Manager, Data Analytics will own the training of our t teams on the use of analytics developed and to increase the competency in the design and development of analytics throughout the global team. They will participate as part of the Data Analytics Council to help guide the use and governance of Data Analytics throughout the Enterprise. In addition, they will work with other Finance Functional, Business and leaders to utilize the analytics developed by audit where appropriate and also provide consultation for various groups that want to develop analytics to assess compliance or improve internal controls & opportunities to automate processes.

Position Objective:

  • Improve the level of understanding of data and visual analytics and the use of analytics in audits around the globe.

  • Increase the understanding of the power and use of analytics for process owners and businesses for continuous controls monitoring.

  • Create and maintain sustainable analytics that can be available for repeated and scalable use.

  • Develop, maintain and update a standard process for the assessment and prioritization of analytics to be created.

  • Develop analytics that will assist in the performance of centralized audits and management testing and that will improve the value and efficiencies of audits and management testing.

  • Improve and assist with the maturity of the control environment of the Enterprise from the use of analytics, continuous auditing/monitoring and predictive analytic procedures.

  • Evaluated and implement tools and opportunities to drive greater standardization & automation in processes, including but not limited to GRC, Robotics, process analytics.


  • Interpret data and analyze results using statistical techniques and provide ongoing reports/dashboards

  • Serve as a key member of the Global Audit & SOX Leadership teams

  • Identify, analyze and interpret trends or patterns in complex data sets

  • Understand data structure in many different database and applications to “extract” data in a repeatable and efficient fashion

  • Filter and “clean” data, and review reports, printouts and performance indicators to locate and correct problems

  • Annually participate in 3/4 audits globally. Work closely with the audit leadership team to prioritize needs.

  • Work closely with management to understand business processes and controls and determine analytics utilization & automation opportunities.

  • Continually look for process improvement opportunities and how we can leverage analytics to increase efficiencies and audit value.

  • Create and maintain central repository for analytics and also other audit services sites.

  • Work closely with IT partners to establish best way to access data in a repeatable fashion.

  • Manage any resources utilized in the development and implementation of analytics including 3rd party and internal IT resources.

  • Assist VP of Audit Services with key monitoring and metrics for the audit services organization and key reports for the Audit Committee

  • Assist VP of Audit Service with the Enterprise Risk Assessment Process and value by identification of risk and improvements in Ingersoll Rand control structure.

  • Provide training and support to team members and functional/business as needed on the use and application of data analytics including use of tools to assist with data analytics

  • Respect and protect the confidentiality of information obtained during the development of the analytics and audits.

  • Maintain knowledge of general business and economic developments and gain understanding of the Companys industry.

  • Maintain adequate and up to date technical knowledge in such areas as IT general controls, accounting, business process controls, information technology, and other areas as required.

  • Consults and advises to audit and greater finance organization on matters related to information technology, data analytics, predictive monitoring and robotics.

  • Maintain and exhibit the highest standards of ethics, professionalism, integrity, and discipline in all of his/her actions

  • Provide training and support to audit services

  • Supervise various members of audit team & SOX teams while assigned for different analytic projects.

Key Competencies:

  • Exhibit a positive attitude and maintain poise under pressure.

  • Exhibit self-confidence along with an independent and objective attitude.

  • Excellent people and communication skills.

  • Ability to multi-task.

  • Exhibit superb team leadership skills

  • Strong time and project management skills

  • Company has many different complex systems and an ever-changing technical landscape the ability to adapt to change quickly is paramount

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with highly confidential information.

  • Ability to travel 25%, including international travel.


  • Bachelor’s degree in IT, business or finance, master’s degree a plus

  • 10 years of experience required including 3-5 years in Big 4 or Industry data analytics team and 3-5 years of audit and/or business finance or IT experience

  • Strong knowledge of business processes and controls related to operational finance and procurement

  • Technical expertise with data models, database design development, data mining and segmentation techniques

  • Knowledge and experience with Alteryx, Robotics, Process Analytics and Tableau or comparable tools.

  • Knowledge of statistics and experience using statistical packages for analyzing large data sets

  • Knowledge and experience with various extract, transform and load (ETL) frameworks

  • Strong knowledge of Oracle and SQL databases and programming (XML, Javascript)

  • CFE (Certified Fraud Examiner) or experience with fraud audit techniques a plus

  • Certified Information System Auditor (CISA) or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) a plus

We offer competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits and programs that help our employees thrive in both their professional and personal lives. We are proud of our winning culture which is inclusive and respectful at its core. We share passion for serving customers, caring for others, and boldly challenging what’s possible for a sustainable world.

We are committed to achieving workforce diversity reflective of our communities. We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, pregnancy, age, marital status, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any legally protected status.