Data Specialist - Tech for Finance

Company Description

lastminute.com is the European Travel Tech leader in Dynamic Holiday Packages. It operates a portfolio of well-known brands such as lastminute.com, Volagratis, Rumbo, weg.de, Bravofly, Jetcost and Hotelscan. 

Our mission is to lead the travel industry by leveraging technology to simplify, personalise, and enhance our customers’ travel experience. Experts in brightening up online travel, we help our customers find and do "whatever makes them pink". 

We continuously invest in talented people who ensure our offering is closer to the needs of the customers and keep us at the cutting edge of technology evolution. More than 1,700 employees spread across our offices worldwide develop our own products and services to power the entire traveller journey for millions of people.

At the heart of our culture is a commitment to inclusion across race, gender, age, sexual orientation, religion, gender identity or expression and accessibility. We strongly believe in an equal opportunity space, which is welcoming and celebrates the uniqueness of everyone who works here. We value different lived experiences and respect viewpoints, as we know unicity drives innovation. We want to make sure our people reflect the communities across the world we help travel.

lastminute.com N.V. is a publicly-traded company listed under the ticker symbol LMN on the SIX Swiss Exchange.

Job Description

lastminute.com is looking for a Data Specialist for its Tech for Finance team based in Chiasso.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Supporting the automation of Finance teams’ processes (passive reconciliation, monthly closing, billing and credit note controls, etc.) acting as a Developer and supporting and communicating with IT and Finance departments.
  • Supporting in defining tasks for the team activities (data quality, data integration, data acquisition, data analysis, reporting) and directly developing them according to the needs and priorities of different stakeholders
  • Identification of areas of improvement/inefficiencies impacting our systems and collaborating to develop and reengineering new IT processes/functionalities 

Qualifications

Skills and Experience

Essential

  • University education in Engineering, Computer Science, or Mathematics
  • 2/3 years of application and software development experience
  • Knowledge of data mining techniques and tools ETL
  • Knowledge of reporting tools (ex. Spotfire, QlikView)
  • Strong experience with using MySQL, RDBMS and Microsoft Excel
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Easily able to communicate technical and analytical content in an understandable way
  • Fluency in English

Desirable

  • 2+ years with ETL tool Talend Open Studio

Abilities/Qualities 

  • Strong attitude to embrace teamwork
  • Ability to manage numerous tasks simultaneously and to set deadlines
  • Project management skills and good communication abilities
  • Curiosity and willingness to discover and have new challenges
  • A proactive attitude focused on "problem-solving", and it is essential to have a spirit of adaptation in order to be able to get the required result
  • Innovative thinker,  positive, proactive and readily embraces change

Additional Information

By joining our company, you will have the chance to:

  • Join a dynamic team in an inclusive-international environment
  • Grow thanks to the career journey and our internal mobility perspective
  • Manage your own schedule thanks to the flexible start and end of the working day
  • Work a shorter working week (36h), of which 4 hours on Friday morning 
  • Get focus time for learning, development and deep work on Friday mornings
  • Work partially or fully remote according to local laws
  • Enjoy continuous training thanks to our company platform
  • Benefit from employee discounts on travel
  • Receive 2 days off per year for the purpose of volunteering
  • Receive a voucher after some years in the company
  • Get free snacks / fruit / hot drinks / water / beverages at our offices
  • Participate in amazing winter and summer corporate events
  • Benefit from extended parental or marriage leave according to local laws
  • Welfare platform (Corporate Benefits) where you will find dedicated discounts with more than 1500 partners