Data Scientist – Accounting

Spotify

  • Full Time

The Royalties Analytics & Data team at Spotify provides support to Finance & Accounting teams through data insights, automation solutions, and ad-hoc reporting. We help to communicate technical and business requirements between internal and external stakeholders and serve as subject matter experts for accounting data.

 

What you’ll do

 

  • Work with a cross-functional team of data analysts, engineers, and accountants to maintain and develop systems and processes to support accurate financial reporting
  • Work with large data sets, solving complex problems in a fast-paced and dynamic environment 
  • Partner with accounting team members to define requirements for ad-hoc data analysis and reporting, being able to work independently and as a team to propose and implement solutions
  • Drive process efficiencies through automation and delivery of data pipelines to enable self-service reporting and analytics
  • Work in an environment with a group of highly motivated individuals who are passionate about Spotify’s success
  • You will work out of New York office
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    Who you are

     

  • You have a passion for solving complex problems through data analysis combined with a strong business and financial acumen
  • You have the ability to communicate with both technical and non-technical teams to understand and define problems, and articulate proposed solutions
  • You have an eye for trends and the ability to reach meaningful conclusions that inform strategic business decisions
  • You have worked in data analytics for a minimum of 2 years with relevant experience with accounting and financial data analysis
  • You have a degree in mathematics, statistics, computer science, economics or another quantitative discipline
  • You have the technical competence to perform advanced analytics over large data sets with experience in Python, SQL and/or other analytic tools (e.g. Pandas, R, SPSS, Bigquery, SAS) and visualization packages (e.g. Tableau, Qliksense, D3)
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    Spotify is an equal opportunity employer. You are welcome at Spotify for who you are, no matter where you come from, what you look like, or what’s playing in your headphones. Our platform is for everyone, and so is our workplace. The more voices we have represented and amplified in our business, the more we will all thrive, contribute, and be forward-thinking! So bring us your personal experience, your perspectives, and your background. It’s in our differences that we will find the power to keep revolutionizing the way the world listens.
    Spotify transformed music listening forever when we launched in 2008. Our mission is to unlock the potential of human creativity by giving a million creative artists the opportunity to live off their art and billions of fans the chance to enjoy and be passionate about these creators. Everything we do is driven by our love for music and podcasting. Today, we are the world’s most popular audio streaming subscription service with a community of more than 345 million users.
    This position is not eligible to be performed in Colorado.