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Data Scientist - Forecasting, Finance
Posted on 11/12/2021
San Francisco, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Analysis
Data Science
  • 6+ years industry experience in data science, analytics, economic consulting, or finance (quant)
  • Strong communication/presentation skills with a track record of presenting complex analyses to executives/ senior management clearly and concisely
  • Strong foundational understanding of statistics and work experience in running models in production
  • Advanced knowledge in financial modeling in excel
  • Expert knowledge of SQL and experience with programming in R or Python
  • Partner with a cross functional team of Data Scientists, Engineers, and FP&A Analysts to build the models underpinning the financial forecast
  • Communicate performance metrics, explaining the business reasons for variance from the forecast to our executive team and senior leaders across the company
  • Drive a deeper understanding of our business through leading deep dives across a variety of business topics
  • Utilize and help build Airbnbs advanced statistical growth model to identify drivers of growth to perform monthly / quarterly forecast updates that will ultimately drive strategic decisions, financial planning, and external guidance on earnings calls
  • Manage a variety of stakeholders that provide inputs and consume outputs of the revenue forecast
Desired Qualifications
  • BA/BS in a quantitative field (e.g., mathematics, statistics, econometrics, computer science); advanced degree is a plus

501-1,000 employees

Online marketplace for people to list, discover, and book accommodations
Company Overview
Airbnb's mission is to create a world where anyone can belong anywhere and we are focused on creating an end-to-end travel platform that will handle every part of your trip. The company is building a worldwide timeshare marketplace.
  • Comprehensive health plans
  • Paid volunteer time
  • Healthy food and snacks
  • Generous parental and family leave
  • Learning and development
  • Annual travel and experiences credit
Company Core Values
  • Champion the Mission: We’re united with our community to create a world where anyone can belong anywhere.
  • Be a Host: We’re caring, open, and encouraging to everyone we work with.
  • Embrace the Adventure: We’re driven by curiosity, optimism, and the belief that every person can grow.
  • Be a Cereal Entrepreneur: We’re determined and creative in transforming our bold ambitions into reality.