Data Scientist (m/f)

DE-Berlin | NL-Eindhoven | US-IL-Chicago
Requisition ID
Business & Strategic Planning


HERE, the Open Location Platform company, enables people, enterprises and cities to harness the power of location. By making sense of the world through the lens of location we empower our customers to achieve better outcomes from helping a city manage its infrastructure or an enterprise optimize its assets to delivering drivers to their destination safely. To learn more about HERE, including our new generation of cloud-based location platform services, visit


The Lead Business Analyst (m/f) role - based in Berlin - is part of the team responsible for business planning and analysis activities for the Platform business planning and forecasting, analysis/reporting of monthly results and providing financial expertise to the operating units to making and to facilitate increased efficiency. The team also maintains the integrity of financial processes and controls within the accurate completion of the month end close. This position is a key point of contact for Finance & Control. Additional duties include planning activities ranging from the development of short-term and long-term business strategy to monitoring performance across the strategies.


  • Run the process of the Platform Cost Framework.
  • Maintain alignment between Product management, Capacity Planning and Product taxonomy.
  • Collect and analyze cost information and create cost models to consolidate into cost projections.
  • Measure the effectiveness of business strategy from cost allocations perspective and go-to-market effectiveness.
  • Support development and monitoring of key metrics aligned with company strategic objectives, initiatives and execution plans focused on meeting those objectives.
  • Maintain the Planning Dashboard and provide analysis on the business performance.
  • Understand the inner workings of Hyperion planning in order to quickly and effectively identify issues and implement resolutions.
  • Support and challenge financial and business related topics and assist with the development of financial reports.
  • Facilitate the ongoing tracking of investments to drive accountability of projections made at time of initial investment approval.
  • Assist with creating presentation materials on budgets, costs and product profitability for head of Planning.
  • Perform a wide variety of adhoc requests in business case development, Product P&Ls and product portfolio.
  • Facilitate collaboration and communication through SharePoint by maintaining document libraries, creating/updating pages and issues.


  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics or other technical discipline. Master's or MBA preferred
  • 5-8 years of relevant Finance experience
  • Strong financial analysis and financial modeling skills including advanced Excel skills
  • Strong working knowledge and experience with enterprise reporting and planning systems tools (e.g. PeopleSoft, Hyperion)
  • Experience with monthly and quarterly corporate forecasting and financial reporting processes
  • Detail-focused, highly analytical orientation
  • Demonstrated ability to think creatively and solve problems
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with a customer focused, professional demeanor
  • Proven ability to meet tight deadlines and prioritize workload


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