Financial Analyst, Transit, Bikes & Scooters

  • Lyft
  • New York, NY
  • Oct 23, 2020
Full time Transportation

Job Description

At Lyft, our mission is to improve people’s lives with the world’s best transportation. To do this, we start with our own community by creating an open, inclusive, and diverse organization.

Lyft is hiring an experienced Financial Analyst to cover hardware programs for the Transit, Bikes and Scooters (TBS) line of business. This is a unique opportunity to play a crucial role in helping build a financial foundation for a rapidly growing, recently public company. The analyst will be responsible for building out the arm responsible for driving strategic product development and technology investment decisions for Lyft’s internally developed vehicles.


  • Create strong business partnerships with TBS Hardware Engineering and Global Supply Chain teams, and represent the finance organization in engineering and product decisions 
  • Provide scenario analysis support to help Hardware teams understand financial impact of Bike & Scooter product investment decisions
  • Cultivate deep understanding of Hardware product development lifecycles and translate into financial forecasts
  • Track spending across all relevant hardware teams including procurement, supply and engineering and provide hardware forecasting for future products
  • Assist in the annual strategic planning process
  • Partner effectively with the accounting team to assist in the monthly and quarterly close process
  • Prepare executive-grade reporting, summarizing findings and recommendations


  • BA/BS with 3+ years of experience in hardware, R&D or strategic finance at a fast paced high tech company
  • Experience developing analytical frameworks and communicating financial concepts to leadership
  • Self-starter capable of operating autonomously and driving projects with high performance
  • Extremely detail-oriented and highly organized
  • Strong Google Sheet, Google Doc and Excel skills
  • Tableau, Anaplan, Oracle experience a plus
  • Working knowledge of Accounting principles
  • Excellent analytical, interpersonal and problem-solving skills


  • Great medical, dental, and vision insurance options
  • Mental health benefits
  • In addition to 12 observed holidays, salaried team members have unlimited paid time off, hourly team members have 15 days paid time off
  • 401(k) plan to help save for your future
  • 18 weeks of paid parental leave. Biological, adoptive, and foster parents are all eligible
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits
  • Lyft Pink - Lyft team members get an exclusive opportunity to test new benefits of our Ridership Program

Lyft is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that proudly pursues and hires a diverse workforce. Lyft does not make hiring or employment decisions on the basis of race, color, religion or religious belief, ethnic or national origin, nationality, sex, gender, gender-identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable local, state, or federal laws or prohibited by Company policy. Lyft also strives for a healthy and safe workplace and strictly prohibits harassment of any kind. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance and other similar state laws and local ordinances, and its internal policy, Lyft will also consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.