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Financial Data Scientist

Raleigh, NC


Placement Type:


Salary (USD):

$50-54.21/ hour

Start Date:


Position Summary:

Plays a critical role in supporting business partners by extracting data from various sources, performing exploratory data analysis, cleansing, massaging, aggregating, transforming and balancing data for use in financial accounting and reporting. Analyzes, verifies and balances all source data used in the preparation of journal entries, financial exhibits, reports, schedules and other documents in terms of accuracy, completeness and compliance with requirements. Evaluates impact of business changes to accounting transactions and systems, gathers requirements, tests and implements changes to financial information or related documentation. Creates impactful visual representations of analytic insights and concise summaries of methodology geared to audience needs. Prepares and maintains internal control documentation and testing in accordance with SOX. Evaluates controls for effectiveness and identifies internal control improvements as necessary. Maintains strong working knowledge of systems and applications and process flows. Identifies process improvements and automation opportunities using data extraction and analysis tools, and coordinates testing and implementation.


  • Cleaning and preparing data for analysis
  • Analyzing data for trends and correlations
  • Building predictive models
  • Supporting big data projects
  • Designing and developing databases
  • Organizing, interpreting, and visualizing data
  • Communicating results to stakeholders
  • Using data modeling techniques to bring cohesion to unstructured and semi-structured data.
  • Conducting quantitative analysis to obtain insights, developing these into workable solutions, and then following these through to successful delivery (while measuring outcomes).


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, information systems or related field required.
  • Five years’ experience in accounting or information systems required. 

The target hiring compensation range for this role is $50-54.21/ hour. Compensation is based on several factors including, but not limited to education, relevant work experience, relevant certifications, and location.

About Aquent Talent: 
Aquent Talent connects the best talent in marketing, creative, and design with the world’s biggest brands. Our talent get access to amazing benefits like subsidized health, vision, and dental plans, paid sick leave, and retirement plans with a match. We also offer free online training through Aquent Gymnasium. More information on our awesome benefits

Aquent is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. We’re about creating an inclusive environment—one where different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives are valued, and everyone can contribute, grow their careers, and thrive.

You will want to read this fine print. Part of our mission is to take care of you, so we offer the best benefits. Unlike other staffing companies, we provide talent with the same benefits that our CEO gets. 

This includes:

  • A choice of three major medical plans (including vision coverage) plus dental insurance
  • Paid sick leave for all hourly talent in the U.S. and Canada
  • 401(k) with a match and immediate vesting
  • Exclusive employee discounts through Promo Code: Aquent
  • Access to hundreds of professional development courses through Aquent Gymnasium
  • And much more