Finance and Economics Management & Business Others
1 - 2 Years
Strategic Finance Associate
About the Role
In this role, you will be part of our Rides Strategic Finance team for Northern & Eastern Europe and reporting to the Head of Finance, Rides NEE. You will be partnering across Central Operations, Strategy & Planning teams, Regional Finance teams and in close collaboration with the HQ Finance FP&A and Accounting teams.
With unique visibility into the regional business and across product teams / verticals, you will be able to reach insights others might not be able to make. In this position, you will be a key partner in budgeting, optimization and performance tracking to accomplish our financial and operational goals.
You will also be driving strategic analysis and insights to influence finance and business leaders around product portfolio, competitive dynamics, marketplace investments and engagement levers, rider and driver operations. Besides FP&A, you will also have the opportunity to participate in key strategic projects and establish ROI processes for investment asks across the region.
If you're ready to go deep working on a rewarding set of challenges and if you've got the finance & excel skills, brain power, passion, professional commitment and a strong team mentality - read on and get in touch!
What You'll Do
Financial planning and analysis: work closely with the finance organization and with regional business leaders to develop financial forecasts and operational goals, apply business judgement and financial insights to help with decision making
Sophisticated financial modeling: build models from scratch, improve existing models, and capture complex business reality/dynamics and interactions into comprehensive models and leverage those to assess trade-offs, propose solutions and drive better decision making
Think strategically and execute: the models we build aid in decision making and strategy - we operationalize our insights and support daily execution;
Monthly close: report and analyze variances between actuals, forecast, and plan - use insights to iterate on forecasts and create/discuss potential action plans with cross-functional stakeholders
Process improvement: help improve our planning processes and ensure finance best practices spread through the organization. Work closely with accounting to provide input on management reporting needs and better understand our actuals
Innovate: we will push the boundaries beyond traditional forecasting. Be creative, adaptive, and eager to learn new technical skill sets
Special projects: new initiatives always come up, you will have the chance to contribute beyond regular modelling
What you'll need
BS/BA in Engineering, Finance, Business, Economics highly preferred
Minimum of 3 years in Investment Banking, Corporate finance, Corporate Development/M&A, operational FP&A or Chief of Staff role at either a high-growth company or a large, well-established organization
Strong Financial Modelling 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
Attention to detail: consistent with swift and high quality execution. We need to do things quickly and we need to do them well. Striking that balance can be challenging and this should be a strength of yours.
Passion for financial modelling
Systems: working knowledge of enterprise-level financial planning systems such as IBM Cognos TM1
Working knowledge of US GAAP
SQL skills: the ability to self-serve, investigate and get the data we require will make you much more effective in this role
CFA or CPA
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