Associate, Strategic Finance - Uber Freight

  • Uber
  • Chicago, Illinois
  • Jun 07, 2019
Full time Finance Transportation

Job Description

Associate, Strategic Finance - Uber Freight

Strategic Finance, Finance & Accounting in Chicago, Illinois

We are looking for a finance Associate to join our Sales Finance team for Uber Freight. Uber Freight is a fast growing business and you would be partnering closely with the Sales and Sales Ops leadership for Uber Freight on key strategic decisions that drive shipper selection on our platform

If you're ready to go deep, working on a rewarding set of challenges and if you've got the finance skills, experience, and passion - read on and get in touch!

What You'll Do

  • Business partnerships - work closely with Sales leaders to develop financial sales forecasts and operational goals, apply business judgment and financial insights to assist with decision making
  • P&L planning - you will be the primary point of contact for all global sales finance initiatives (including building the P&L for shipper segments, designing the forecasting process, goal setting, and modeling support)
  • Sales Compensation - Drive thought leadership to evaluate and drive the sales compensation philosophy for Uber Freight
  • Sophisticated financial modeling - build models from scratch, improve existing models, break complex models down into components that consolidate - you can do it all
  • Analyze variances between actuals, forecast, and plan - use insights to iterate on forecasts and create action
  • Think strategically and then execute - the models we build aid in decision making and strategy - we operationalize our insights
  • Help us scale / transition from startup to enterprise - Part of this is maturing our planning processes, part is ensuring finance best practices spread through the organization
  • Special projects and deal support - new initiatives always come up, as strengths emerge you will have the chance to chip in beyond traditional FP&A
  • Innovate - we will push the boundaries beyond traditional forecasting. Be creative, adaptive, and eager to learn new technical skill sets

What You'll Need

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience with Corporate Finance / Sales Finance / FP&A

About the Team

The Strategic Finance team is a global and inclusive team that excels at combining strategy and real numbers. We are partners and leaders helping to set the financial and strategic direction of the company.

We are embedded in all the global businesses and functions of Uber, setting the financial plans and operating cadence. However, our work really begins when the plans are set. We proactively connect the dots, set the course, and help the company deliver on its goals.

We also don't just say how it is. We are part of the team that finds and implements the solutions to our biggest challenges.

At Uber, we ignite opportunity by setting the world in motion. We take on big problems to help drivers, riders, delivery partners, and eaters get moving in more than 600 cities around the world.

We welcome people from all backgrounds who seek the opportunity to help build a future where everyone and everything can move independently. If you have the curiosity, passion, and collaborative spirit, work with us, and let's move the world forward, together.