Sr Fraud Data Scientist, Risk BI

  • Shanghai, China
  • Full-time

Company Description

Afterpay is transforming the way we pay by allowing customers to buy products immediately and pay for their purchases over four installments. The service is completely free⁵ for customers who pay on time - helping people spend responsibly. As of December 31, 2021, Afterpay is offered by more than 122,000 of the world’s favorite retailers and more than 19 million active customers have adopted the service.


Afterpay is currently available in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United States and the United Kingdom, France, Italy and Spain, where it is known as Clearpay. Afterpay is on a mission to power an economy in which everyone wins. Afterpay is a wholly owned subsidiary of Block, Inc. (NYSE: SQ).

Job Description

The Risk BI team in Afterpay is responsible for setting and tracking key KPIs for the company's loss metrics, and customer experience metrics, using analytical insights to solve important business problems and formulate robust, actionable recommendations for leadership.

As a BI Analyst in the Risk BI team you will play a critical role. This role is responsible for working closely with stakeholders across different business areas and locations to formulate requirements for risk performance metrics dashboards, reports and analysis to provide insights and recommendations.


You will:

  • Responsible for loss forecasting, budgeting, monitoring and alerting.

  • Use analytical insights to solve important business problems and formulate robust, actionable recommendations for leadership.

  • Utilize excellent communication skills to clearly distill the essence of your technical work to audiences of all levels and across multiple functional areas.

  • Contribute to the development of analytical frameworks, tools, and skills.

  • Master large volumes of data; extract and manipulate large datasets using standard tools such as SQL and Python


You Have: 

  • Master's degree or above in Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Finance, or related fields.

  • 4+ years of work experience involving data analysis

  • Strong software programming skills and familiarity with at least one programming language. Experience with SQL, Python, and/or modeling skills.

  • Expertise in using and maintaining Tableau environment. Experience with other tools such as MicroStrategy, Power BI, Looker is a plu

  • A passion for finding insights in data and driving change based on those insights. 

  • Strong problem solving and analysis skills, combined with effective judgment and communication skills; Comfortable in making impactful decisions in a fast-paced environment

  • Fluency in English, both written and oral.

Additional Information

We’re working to build a more inclusive economy where our customers have equal access to opportunity, and we strive to live by these same values in building our workplace. Block is a proud equal opportunity employer. We work hard to evaluate all employees and job applicants consistently, based solely on the core competencies required of the role at hand, and without regard to any legally protected class.

We believe in being fair, and are committed to an inclusive interview experience, including providing reasonable accommodations to disabled applicants throughout the recruitment process. We encourage applicants to share any needed accommodations with their recruiter, who will treat these requests as confidentially as possible. Want to learn more about what we’re doing to build a workplace that is fair and square? Check out our I+D page

Block, Inc. (NYSE: SQ) is a global technology company with a focus on financial services. Made up of Square, Cash App, Spiral, TIDAL, and TBD, we build tools to help more people access the economy. Square helps sellers run and grow their businesses with its integrated ecosystem of commerce solutions, business software, and banking services. With Cash App, anyone can easily send, spend, or invest their money in stocks or Bitcoin. Spiral (formerly Square Crypto) builds and funds free, open-source Bitcoin projects. Artists use TIDAL to help them succeed as entrepreneurs and connect more deeply with fans. TBD is building an open developer platform to make it easier to access Bitcoin and other blockchain technologies without having to go through an institution.

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