Data Scientist: Financial Analytics Specialist

Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Jun 14, 2018
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Your tasks and responsibilities

The primary responsibilities of this role, Financial Analytics Specialist are to:

  • Collect and analyze structured and unstructured (financial and business) data, to identify and interpret trends or patterns to support business decisions;
  • Utilize a diverse array of technologies and tools as needed, to perform exploratory data analysis, generate and test working hypotheses, and uncover interesting trends and relationships;
  • Work with internal clients to assess needs, provide assistance, and resolve problems, using problem-solving skills and verbal/written communication to non-technical audiences;
  • Translate objectives to a project plan with milestones, and resource/technology requirements, and lead / manage / support assigned projects to successful execution within the set parameters
    (i.e., deliverables, quality, time, budget);
  • Set and implement standards and strategy for data analytics within Accounting as well as increase knowledge base within Accounting;
  • Foster innovation initiatives and help identify other areas of application within Finance and Accounting;
  • Effectively collaborate and communicate with global /local (project) counterparts and stakeholders and continuously expand people network.

Who you are

Your success will be driven by your demonstration of our LIFE values. More specifically related to this position, Bayer seeks an incumbent who possesses the following:

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree within IT, Mathematics, Data Science or related fields with four plus years of experience; or
  • Master's Degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics with two plus years of experience; or
  • Non-degreed with eight years of relevant experience;
  • Familiar with modern IT business systems (e.g., SAP and BI) and proficient in data analytics tools and technologies;
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to work and make decisions autonomously;
  • Ability to develop communications and key messaging for stakeholders and senior management;
  • Ability to lead presentations with business leaders and key Stakeholders;
  • Strong Project Management skills;
  • Ability to contribute to strategic initiatives and discussions as related to business processes and stakeholder business functions;
  • Fundamental skills to create communications and key messaging for stakeholders and senior management;
  • Demonstrates LIFE Values/Behavior and capable of strong skill level in the following key competencies:
    • Plans & Aligns
    • Manages ambiguity
    • Cultivates Innovation


Your application

Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and you have the "Passion to Innovate" and the "Power to Change", we encourage you to apply now. Job postings will remain open for a minimum of ten business days and are subject to immediate closure thereafter without additional notice. To all recruitment agencies: Bayer does not accept unsolicited third party resumes.

Bayer is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans

Bayer is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations in its application process for individuals with disabilities and encourages applicants with disabilities to request any needed accommodation(s) using the contact information below.

Country: United States
Location: PA-Pittsburgh