is a data analyst with over 40 years experience working in the financial services and retailing sectors as a programmer, systems analyst, business analyst, database designer, project manager, IT manager and consultant.
During the last 20 years, he has provided data extraction, analysis and reporting support to audit and forensic services professionals in a "Big 4" audit firm, and subsequently to specialist companies which carry out fraud investigations, detect and recover overpayments to their clients' suppliers and identify overpayments of VAT. He has also worked as a sub-contractor for the Audit Bureau of Circulations (electronic), which audits claimed accesses to its clients' websites, and for a large electricity and gas provider.
He has developed an excellent understanding of commercial systems and the data structures used in popular ERP systems, especially SAP, Oracle Financials and JD Edwards. His long experience as an IT consultant enables him to hit the ground running, even in unfamiliar environments, so that he can quickly gain an understanding of clients' reporting needs and how to satisfy them.
Rhett is a recognised expert user of Audit Command Language (ACL) and can use it to set up automated, continuous monitoring applications in conjunction with ACL Services Ltd's. sister products AnalyticsExchange (AX) and SAP Direct Link.
He is a self-employed sole trader, but has strong links with the fraud detection and purchasing cost recovery companies mentioned above. He can call upon their expertise as and when required.
His daily and hourly rates are highly competitive, being based on UK national averages for contract SQL analyst programmers.