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Associate, Marketing Finance



Marketing & Communications, Accounting & Finance
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Posted on Wednesday, September 13, 2023
About The RoleAs an Associate, you will be supporting Uber's Marketing function, being in a unique position with visibility into marketing programs to improve ROI. You will be driving our financial planning, forecasting, reporting, and analysis efforts; with input on every single area of the Marketing Finance. You’ll also have the opportunity to turn business insights into initiatives, running with them and helping drive strategic decisions to help Marketing organization perform more efficiently and at scale. So 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 - get in touch! What You'll Do
  • Business partnerships - work closely with Marketing teams to develop financial forecasts, provide insights as it relates to financial performance and improve ROI
  • Financial planning - support the monthly, quarterly, annual, and long-range planning processes
  • Work closely with accounting and marketing teams to provide input on management reporting needs and better understand our actuals
  • Reporting - report out on marketing expenses, as well as underlying drivers of performance for the Marketing org
  • Variance analysis - conduct monthly variance analyses, and identify risk, opportunities, and mitigation measures
  • Apply business judgment and financial insights to assist with decision making related to marketing initiatives
  • Financial modeling - build models from scratch, improve existing models,
  • Ad-hoc analysis to help uncover growth opportunities, cost efficiencies, or ways to further mitigate risks
  • Be creative, adaptive, and eager to learn new technical skill sets
Basic Qualifications
  • BS/BA in Finance, Accounting, Economics or other relevant subject
  • Minimum 2+ years of relevant experience
Preferred Qualifications
  • Outstanding analytical skills - standard methodologies 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
  • Ability to prioritize - we are consistently working on multiple projects at any given time, so we are looking for someone who is comfortable working in an ambiguous environment and has the ability to optimally multitask
  • Standout colleague - this is a highly collaborative and encouraging team environment
  • Experience with Excel/gsheet, SQL, and/or statistical software package
Uber is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by completing this form.Offices continue to be central to collaboration and Uber’s cultural identity. Unless formally approved to work fully remotely, Uber expects employees to spend at least half of their work time in their assigned office. For certain roles, such as those based at green-light hubs, employees are expected to be in-office for 100% of their time. Please speak with your recruiter to better understand in-office expectations for this role.