Associate Data Scientist, FP&A – Automation & Tooling


Job Overview

What You’ll Do


  • Actively contribute to the modernization and automation of the FP&A team’s forecasting process by driving the migration of spreadsheet-based models into Python
  • Learn about Spotify’s “freemium” monetization model and unique cost structure as you collaborate with business unit coverage leads to maintain and improve models according to business need
  • Using the models and tools you develop, partner with financial analysts within FP&A to develop analysis frameworks and deliver impactful insights and recommendations to senior leaders within Finance and across the business
  • Support ad-hoc data analyses by collecting and defining technical requirements from a broad range of partners including Finance, Business Affairs, Legal, Content, and Product, working cross-functionally to deliver holistic solutions.
  • You will work out of the New York office
  • Who You Are:

  • 3+ years of professional experience developing financial forecast models, crafting analytics solutions, and synthesizing insights. Experience working within a Finance team is preferred, and exposure to B2C subscription and/or content licensing business models
  • A strong Python foundation with specific experience in automation and analytics projects
  • A high degree of competence with SQL; experience with distributed systems (Redshift, Hadoop, BigQuery) is a plus
  • A strong passion for process optimization and always finding a way to “do things better”
  • A demeanor that champions collaboration, but also the ability to get the job done on your own when called for
  • A hunger to learn and evolve in all things — from craft to process, you never stop pushing to master existing skill sets and step up to the next big challenge
  • Where You’ll Be:

  • We’ve introduced Work From Anywhere to give you more options!
  • Our offices are currently closed due to COVID-19. Post COVID, while we will ask you to pop into the office from time to time, we are giving you the flexibility to work from home should you choose to do so.
  • Working hours? We operate within the EST zone for collaboration 
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