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Associate, Strategic Finance

Uber

Uber

Accounting & Finance
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Posted on Friday, September 15, 2023
In Finance, we work hand-in-hand with leaders across the company to ensure smooth, disciplined execution of strategic business objectives. Our Strategic Finance team providex comprehensive financial insight into the business through regional and functional business partnering, forecasting and budgets, and pricing and incentives. About The RoleAs part of the Community Operations Strategic Finance team, you will help scale the financial planning, analytics and reporting capabilities across EMEA to empower the business decision makers. You will play a key role in all aspects of EMEA and APAC planning and analysis and make significant contributions to high-profile strategic and operational initiatives. So if you're ready to dive into a rewarding set of challenges and you've got the proven financial skills, experience, passion, and strong team mentality - read on and get in touch! What You'll Do
  • Financial planning and analysis: you will be the primary point of contact for all things finance-related for the regions (including monthly reporting, forecasting, goal setting and modeling lead)
  • Business partnering: work closely with Regional CommOps leaders to develop financial forecasts and operational goals, apply business judgment and financial insights to assist and influence with decision making
  • Sophisticated financial modeling: build models from scratch, improve existing models, break complex models down into components that consolidate - you can do it all
  • Monthly close: analyze variances between actuals, forecast, and plan - use insights to iterate on forecasts and create/discuss potential action plans with cross-functional partners
  • Finance related stakeholders: expect some "housecleaning" work partnering with Accounting, Tax, Financial Operations Teams to guarantee correct allocations and provide inputs to enhance finance overall processes
  • Process improvement: 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 / ad hoc analyses: new initiatives, products, risks and opportunities are constantly arising. You will help to financially evaluate and help drive these important initiatives beyond traditional FP&A on a variety of projects
Qualifications
  • Attention to detail: consistent with swift execution. We need to do things quickly, and well. Striking that balance can be challenging and this should be a strength of yours
  • Excellent communication and people skills: numbers are key, but a business is built with people and you will manage several different stakeholders
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Finance, Engineering, Economics
  • 2-5 years in Corporate Finance, FP&A, Corporate Development / Strategy, Consulting, but we may consider other candidates if they meet the rest of the requirements
  • Exceptional Excel skills: generate efficient, scalable and intuitive models with knowledge of the best practices. You can handle complexity but strive for simplicity
  • Accounting: proficient working knowledge of accounting and GAAP
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.