Data Scientist

Date:  Jul 10, 2024

Galway, IE

Requisition ID:  36697

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About the Opportunity

Excellent opportunity for an individual with IT/data engineering skills and interest in accountancy to join the Finance Function of a leading Multi-national company based in Galway. This is a permanent role which will allow the successful candidate to develop, learn new skills and take on responsibility in a high-performance finance team.

The ideal candidate will possess the right balance of technical knowhow along with influencing and relationship building skills necessary to drive projects to a successful conclusion. 

About the Responsibilities

  • Work with the Finance Team and Process leads on creating efficiencies in current processes using suitable tools
  • Evaluate business needs and build data systems to help analyse and organise raw data. 
  • Explore ways to enhance data quality and reliability
  • Develop analytical tools and programs
  • Drive deliverables to completion within challenging timelines ensuring collaboration and effective communication with all stakeholders
  • Work effectively with stakeholders located both locally and remotely
  • Manage risks and flag issues to the relevant Stakeholders as they arise
  • Provide project support to assist with finance and accounting improvement initiatives and to drive their implementation
  • Produce detailed, high quality and clear documentation as required 
  • Work closely with technical team during the implementation phases to ensure common understanding, agreement and effective implementation of projects

About You

  • Degree in Computer Science, IT, or similar field essential
  • Knowledge or certification of data engineering tools such as Alteryx, PowerBI, Visio, Precisely or similar tools a strong advantage 
  • Strong IT skills, including knowledge of Database structures and experienced excel user
  • Experience in process analysis, design & documentation
  • Track record of knowledge application & results delivery
  • Curiosity for emerging technology & Robotic Process Automation (RPA)
  • Knowledge of SQL an advantage
  • Ideal candidate would be interested in training in accountancy
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to liaise professionally with a diverse group (executives, managers and subject matter experts)
  • Positive attitude and flexibility
  • Ability to work on own initiative, handle multiple projects simultaneously and meet tight deadlines with accuracy and consistency
  • Highly organised, self-motivated, team player with excellent analytical skills and an ability to handle large volumes of data
  • Fluency in a second European Language is beneficial


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