Job description

Job Description

As a Data Scientist in the Source-to-Settle team, you will be developing statistical methodologies and models to monitor the effectiveness of the business, detect anomalies, and identify business improvement opportunities. This requires collaborating with various business leaders and senior management to understand business needs, provide accurate techniques to quantify effectiveness, and effectively present and communicate results.

Primary responsibilities will include:
Take defined business objectives and produce analytics to provide actionable insights

Effectively communicating with Procurement, Expense, Accounts Payable and senior business leaders to facilitate broader analytics understanding

Develop presentations and lead discussions on results of the analyses in a clear and effective manner through creative visualization

Researching, prototyping, and testing new methodologies for measuring effectiveness and building predictive algorithms

Developing post-hoc methods to improve the accuracy and efficiency of estimation

Be a leader in statistics and data analysis for the entire analytics team

Develop models for anomaly detection, fraud detection, recommendations, etc.

Identify new patterns through data mining

Miscellaneous tasks to support the reporting operations

Skills and qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree in Data Science, Statistics or related fields

At least 5 years of experience in OBIEE/ Oracle Analytics Cloud, Data Warehouse, SQL, ML, NLP

Expertise with a statistical analysis software package (R, Python, or similar)

Exceptional problem-solving skills with focus on practical business implications.

Self-motivated, independent, organized and proactive

Ability to think critically and work autonomously with minimal supervision

Excellent communication and presentation skills

Procurement, Travel & Expense, or Accounts Payable analytics experience is a plus.

Capable of quickly becoming familiar with new approaches to Machine Learning.

Provides programs to improve operational efficiency, consistency, and compliance in support of the organization's financial and tactical business objectives. Provides business practices and processes. Develops, communicates, and trains the organization on business practices and processes.

Serve as a liaison with other divisions such as Finance, Contracts, HR, Legal, Shared Services, Accounts Receivable, Purchasing, and Risk Management in an effort to ensure accurate and timely transaction processing. Collect, input, verify, correct, and analyze data to measure key performance indicator actual versus business objectives. Provide updates to management regarding budget to actual, informing them of deviations and opportunities. Provide management with economic impact and compliance issues surrounding key business decisions and/or deals. Communicate Oracle Business Practices to the organization and monitor process and approvals for full compliance. Drive implementation of new processes and procedures.

Leading contributor individually and as a team member, providing direction and mentoring to others. Work is non-routine and very complex, involving the application of advanced technical/business skills in area of specialization. Ability to collect, organize, and display data in spreadsheet format. Follow-through skills necessary to get information from internal and third parties and have data errors/omissions corrected. For this, relationship management skills strongly desired. Strong written and verbal communication skills. 8 plus years relevant work experience.
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