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Head of Finance Data Science
Posted on 5/12/2022
Remote in USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Analysis
Data Science
Business Analytics
  • 10+ years of experience with at least two years of experience in leading data science teams
  • Bachelors Degree in Finance, Accounting, or related
  • Active expertise in data science with the ability to give specific technical guidance, contributing or functioning as an individual contributor when necessary to help the team
  • Experience with the modern and evolving set of data and data science tools and frameworks
  • High emotional intelligence and empathy for various partner requirements, while bearing strong courage of conviction to do the right thing for Invitae. Comfort to influence without authority across organizational boundaries
  • Alignment with the leadership principles of Invitae: placing the team above the individual, radically honest communication, freedom with accountability, transparency, data-informed action, and a sense of urgency
  • Domain experience in Finance
  • Domain experience in healthcare, genetics, or biotech
  • Build a high-performance data science practice within FP&A as a player-coach to the team
  • Support the growth of analytics culture across Finance teams to aid key deliverables
  • Guide and directly support broader adoption of business analytics across Invitae, in collaboration with Head of FP&A
  • Find opportunities to build self-serve analytical tools supporting common use cases
  • Institutionalize a contemporary data science approach in Finance, evolving Invitae's business analytics to the same level of performance as its science and technology capabilities
  • Grow the team as demand increases for wider adoption of business analytics and data science
  • Be a strong communicator to keep all partners thoroughly informed, with transparency, clarity, and conciseness
  • Serve as an evangelist and be a part of the key leadership team with a vision to bring out the best of Invitae in external forums, conferences, and other avenues
Invitae is a medical genetics company.
Company Overview
Invitae is a medical genetics company.