Data Analyst

Austin, Texas, United States
Corporate Functions


Posted: Nov 15, 2018
Role Number: 114338339
Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming great products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish. Do you love thinking analytically? Are you passionate about using your financial knowledge to navigate complex challenges? Just as our customers find value in Apple products, the Finance group finds value for both Apple and its shareholders. As part of this group, you’ll play an integral role in ensuring our day-to-day financial health. You and your team will support Apple’s growth, both top and bottom line, by applying the same level of innovation toward financial matters as we do toward our products and services. You’ll also collaborate with Apple teams across the world to develop more effective investment strategies and risk management. Finance is essential to upholding our global commitment to excellence, and it is directly responsible for shaping the company’s future. Join us, and you’ll have an important role in continuing Apple’s legacy of efficiency and success. Apple's Global Business Solutions (GBS) organization is seeking a Data Analyst in Austin, Texas. In this role you will work as the global analytics lead for the Record to Report organization. You will also partner with IS&T to establish, maintain and constantly improve data analytics infrastructure, build world class reporting, and bring advanced analytics to GBS. The role will also provide support for other key organizations within GBS: Purchase to Pay, Order to Cash, Hire to Retire, GBS Ops, and Apple Travel.

Key Qualifications

  • Background in finance, computer science, mathematics or similar quantitative field with a minimum of 5 years professional experience
  • Ability to work on a small team in a constrained environment is a critical requirement
  • General programming language proficiency (Python preferred)
  • Highly proficient with SQL (Read and write)
  • Ability to gather requirements and clearly communicate complex data analysis results
  • Knowledge of data warehousing concepts, methodologies and frameworks
  • Foundational knowledge and demonstrated application of statistical data analysis, machine learning
  • Data munging and Extract Transform Load (ETL) automation experience
  • Experience with exploratory data analysis and data visualization using R, Python or Tableau
  • History of driving process improvements, system automation and world class reporting
  • Corporate finance and accounting (US GAAP) knowledge a major advantage
  • SAP experience a plus
  • Ability to work as an end to end data analysts (e.g. requirements and data acquisition to model deployment)
  • A sense of humor and an eagerness to learn


• Enable the Record to Report function's analytics and data automation capability • Analyze large datasets to glean, report and provide for decisions using actionable insights • Independently design, code, and test major features, and work jointly with other team members to deliver on projects of all sizes • Bring creative solutions to induct, clean, monitor and streamline data from different internal big data stores, flat files, and unstructured sources

Education & Experience

• Undergraduate degree in computer science, mathematics or other quantitative discipline • Undergraduate degree in Finance or Accounting with three years demonstrated experience in data analytics and programming

Additional Requirements