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Financial Data Analyst Job

Date: Jan 11, 2022

Location: Bellevue, WA, US, 98004

Company: PACCAR

Company Information

PACCAR is a Fortune 500 company established in 1905. PACCAR Inc is recognized as a global leader in the commercial vehicle, financial, and customer service fields with internationally recognized brands such as Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF trucks. PACCAR is a global technology leader in the design, manufacture and customer support of high-quality light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates. PACCAR designs and manufactures advanced diesel engines and also provides customized financial services, information technology and truck parts related to its principal business.
 
Whether you want to design the transportation technology of tomorrow, support the staff functions of a dynamic, international leader, or build our excellent products and services — you can develop the career you desire with PACCAR. Get started!

Requisition Summary

This position is located at PACCAR’s global headquarters in downtown Bellevue, Washington and functions in a hybrid remote/on-site work environment.

 

This position provides an exciting opportunity to support the strategic direction of PACCAR by developing and applying analytical models that identify and quantify risk in PACCAR’s global portfolio of financial products. 

As a Data Analyst within the Portfolio Risk and Analysis Group, you will provide analytically sound risk models that inform credit decisions by PACCAR’s finance organizations in Europe, North America, Latin America, and Australia, as well as senior management and company executives. You will utilize your education and work experience to drive new projects and improvements to existing processes.  Company executives and analytic partners will rely on you for timely, trustworthy, and relevant business insights gained through best practices in data science and advanced analytic techniques.

 

Success in this role will hinge on your curiosity, ability to work well in ambiguity, a passion for learning, and adept communication skills.

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Manage and document the full lifecycle of analytic projects (problem statement through solution performance monitoring).
  • Provide accurate, relevant, and meaningful analysis to management to support strategic and tactical decision-making.
  • Develop and evaluate predictive models of credit risk and portfolio performance.
  • Work with PACCAR’s global credit divisions to develop consistent credit scorecards and risk models.
  • Access database and source system to extract required data for analysis.
  • Analyze, validate, and explain the data used for model development, including variance reporting, sensitivity analysis, and outlier/anomaly detection.
  • Develop and implement process improvements to enhance data analysis and modeling capabilities, increasing the speed, accuracy, and efficiency of our work.
  • Conduct ‘quick-turn’ analysis to support emerging business decision-making requirements.
  • Effectively communicate analytic results that demonstrate business impacts to senior managers and executives.
  • Collaborate with entire Portfolio Risk and Analysis Team to introduce new approaches and perspectives across all team functions. 

Skills / Competencies

  • Minimum 2+ years relevant work experience. 
  • Strong foundation in statistical techniques and modeling including binary logistic regression, stepwise regression, chi-squared testing, ROC curves, and other statistical methods.
  • Strong data gathering, analyzing, interpreting, and problem-solving skills.
  • Advanced proficiency with SQL querying.
  • Understanding of principles of relational database design, data modeling, and ETL processes.
  • Must be a highly motivated self-directed learner with a creative mind and high attention to detail.
  • Excellent general business acumen, with the ability to concisely communicate complex topics across all levels of the company.
  • Ability to rapidly prototype analytic models/solutions.
  • Ability to maintain balance between solid “pragmatism” and “scientific rigor” to meet the needs of a dynamic business.
  • Insatiable curiosity and ability to collaborate and build relationships with stakeholders across PACCAR’s global credit organizations. 
  • Experience with programming in statistical programing languages (R and/or Python).
  • Proficiency with data visualization software (Tableau).
  • Exposure to modeling credit risk and stress testing.
  • Experience with cloud-based computing and application development.

Competencies

  • Act with Integrity
  • Demonstrate Adaptability
  • Drive for Results
  • Influence Others
  • Lead Innovation and Quality Initiatives
  • Manage Execution
  • Manage Talent
  • Use Sound Judgment / Business Acumen
  • Technical Acumen

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Analytics, Statistics, Business, Finance, Computer Science or related field.
  • 2+ years of applicable job experience.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MBA or Master’s degree in Computational Finance, Analytics, MIS or related field.
  • Professional certifications such as CFA, CBIP, or MSCE in Business Intelligence.

Additional Job Board Information

PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability.


Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

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