Business & Data Analytics, Sr. Analyst

Date: Sep 17, 2023

Location: Columbia, MD, US, 21044

Company: W. R. Grace & Co.

Requisition ID: 22106 

Built on talent, technology, and trust, Grace is a leading global supplier of catalysts and engineered materials. The company’s two industry-leading business segments—Catalysts Technologies and Materials Technologies—provide innovative products, technologies, and services that enhance the products and processes of our customers around the world. Grace employs approximately 4,300 people in over 30 countries.

Job Description

We’re hiring a Business & Data Analytics, Senior Analyst who will support our Corporate Development department, reporting the Sr. VP, Strategy, Planning & Sustainability.  As a Senior Analyst, you will prepare financial analysis including running business cases, assessing investment options, supporting projects through data analytics, researching businesses or markets, all in the support of Grace's growth strategies.


This position is located at our corporate headquarters in Columbia, MD and offers a hybrid work schedule, 3 days in the office and 2 days remote.


  • Develop improved analytical tools accessing source data and creating pivot tables to capture the required information
  • Work with current tools to add new data dimensions to support the changing needs of the business
  • Support ad hoc requests for specific analysis using various datasets and tools
  • Manage central reporting repository of key tools and reports with executive leadership access
  • Create and support “high impact” analysis for strategic initiatives around major investment decisions including developing pro forma income and cash flow statements for various investment, capital, joint venture or other projects
  • Create consistent and concise presentations for leadership teams and other stakeholders and provide analysis and recommendations to assist with strategic decision making
  • Build network of internal relationships across the global organization. 

Required Qualifications

  • B.S. Degree in Finance, Economics, Accounting or related field
  • 3-5 years relevant experience with in-depth knowledge and experience creating complex financial modeling and strategic analysis, valuations, and company and market research
  • Understanding of finance/accounting to include strong quantitative/analytical skill 
  • Experience working with Income Statement, Balance Sheet and Cash Flow statements to perform financial analysis; Experience building and using financial models
  • Independent, analytical and intellectually curious person who can structure analysis and articulate findings to a wide range of stakeholders including senior leadership
  • Advanced knowledge using Excel and PowerPoint

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior experience in financial planning, corporate development, investment banking, or strategy consulting
  • MBA or advanced degree
  • Experience using SAP
  • Experience using data sources such as Capital IQ, Thomson, and Bloomberg


U.S. Employee Benefits Summary (

  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance and Disability
  • Grace Wellness Program
  • Flexible Workplace
  • Retirement Plans 
  • 401(k) Company Match – Dollar to dollar up to the first 6%
  • Paid Vacation and Holidays
  • Parental Leave (salaried only)
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Company Donation Match Program


Grace is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Grace via email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of Grace. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Grace as a result of the referral or through other means.

Nearest Major Market: Baltimore