Systems Audit & Data Analysis Analyst

Telford, Leeds
£27,650 - £29,728 + benefits
01 Aug 2022
10 Aug 2022
Contract Type


At HMRC we are committed to creating a great place to work for all our colleagues; an inclusive and respectful environment that reflects the diversity of the society we serve.

We want to maximise the potential of everyone who chooses to work for us and we offer a range of flexible working patterns and support to make a fulfilling career at HMRC accessible to you.

Diverse perspectives and experiences are critical to our success and we welcome applications from all people from all backgrounds with the experience and skills needed to perform this role.

Job description

HMRC Security has responsibility for setting strategic direction, producing and maintaining policies and providing specialist advice, guidance and enabling services across all aspects of Security, Business Continuity and Knowledge and Information Management (KIM).

HMRC Security manages the professionalism agenda for Security, (including Cross Government), Business Continuity and KIM.

You will develop and maintain effective day to day working relationships with customers and stakeholders providing advice and guidance where necessary.

SADA is responsible for monitoring of HMRC and IT supplier staff for wrongdoing in the business systems utilised in both areas.


Key Responsibilities

Reporting to the SADA HO manager the main responsibilities of the job holder will be:

You will develop and maintain effective day to day working relationships with customers and stakeholders providing advice and guidance where necessary.

You will manage your own time and resource effectively, proactively identifying and taking ownership of issues affecting the delivery of the team's objectives. You will provide solutions and options to fulfil deadlines and successful outcomes. You will also deliver ad-hoc management led tasks within agreed deadlines.

You will be an effective team member supporting own team members, management and wider HMRC Security when appropriate.

You will provide subject matter expertise as required regarding audit data and outputs from the team.

You may be required to prepare witness statements about your provision of audit data as evidence in criminal investigations with the expectation of appearing in court as a witness of truth.

Desirable Criteria:

  • Specialist knowledge and experience:
  • Experience/knowledge of HMRC systems
  • Knowledge of the risks relating to HMRC IT systems and how data may be misused for fraud
  • Experience/knowledge of IDEA, Business Objects, Oracle Discoverer, Guardium, Unix, SQL, Splunk and M365
  • Knowledge of GDPR, employment legislation and HMRC's Acceptable Use policy
  • An aptitude in business data analysis and risk profiling


All applicants will be required to declare any past convictions, criminal findings, or police cautions, regardless of whether they are 'spent. You must also declare any disciplinary proceedings relating to previous employments. The disclosure of this information will not automatically disbar you from this post, but we need to be aware of any event or issue which could impinge on your credibility if questioned in court.

HMRC Security may make background checks and any offer will be withdrawn if you fail to disclose any relevant material that causes conflict with you being able to complete the duties of the role; which will include:


  • Providing witness statements;
  • Dealing with evidence within the evidential chain
  • Giving evidence in court.
  • This role requires SC vetting - There is an essential requirement for candidates to have Security Vetting level of SC, or an agreement to undertake and achieve SC, in order to undertake this role.



We'll assess you against these behaviours during the selection process:


  • Making Effective Decisions
  • Changing and Improving
  • Working Together




  • Access to learning and development tailored to your role
  • A working environment that supports a range of flexible working options
  • A working culture which encourages inclusion and diversity
  • A civil service pension
  • 22 days leave (pro rata for part time staff), which increases to 25 after a year's service and 30 days after 10 years service.


Team members that are moving offices as a result of the Locations Programme will be entitled to a Moves Adjustment Payment for three years where they incur additional costs. This is calculated based on the difference between the costs of travelling to and from the new and old office, over a weekly period. You will get more detail on this as part of targeted locations move communications.

Apply before 11:55 pm on Tuesday 9th August 2022


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