Product Finance Associate

  • Uber
  • Washington, District of Columbia, USA
  • Nov 08, 2019
Full time Business Development Finance Information Technology Inventory Transportation

Job Description

About the Role

In this role, you will part of our Product Finance team, partnering across the Ridesharing Product Teams in close collaboration with Ops and Marketing. With unique visibility into the global business and across product teams, you will be able to reach insights others might not be able to make. In this role, you will manage and build the right financial discipline around selected product areas and feature development. In addition, you will be embedded in the product teams with the opportunity to turn product insights into strategic decisions for the global ridesharing business. 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 product leaders to develop financial 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 different product teams helping them to generating insights and hit financial targets
  • 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
  • Innovate - we will push the boundaries beyond traditional forecasting. Be creative, adaptive, and eager to learn new technical skill sets
  • Be creative, adaptive, and eager to learn new ways and skills

What You'll Need

  • BS/BA in Finance, Accounting, Economics, or similar
  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant analytical and management experience in the technology industry, investment banking, or management consulting
  • Exceptional analytical skills - Best practices are second-nature, your models are efficient, scalable, and intuitive
  • Excellent communication and people skills - numbers are key, but a business is built with people
  • Self-starter - You will take initiative, be dedicated, set and drive toward goals
  • Experience with Excel, SQL, and/or statistical software package
  • Attention to detail - consistent with swift execution

About the Team

Managing and forecasting a hyper-growth business is hard. Forecasting for one of the fastest growing startups ever, expanding across the globe, while driving optimization for evolving business models - that's a challenge that doesn't come around often. Doing all this alongside a team that is as driven, creative, hands-on, smart, passionate and fun-loving as you are - that's Strategic Finance at Uber. The Rides Strategic Finance team works with the leadership of the Global Rides business as a key partner in strategy setting, budgeting, optimization and performance tracking to accomplish our financial and operational goals

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.

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.