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Data Analyst - Strategic Finance






San Francisco, CA, US


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.

About the role


In this position, you will get an amazing opportunity to play a critical role in influencing decisions with data. You will work extensively with Strategic Finance (Eats) team and other stakeholders across the finance team. Your performance is measured by the insights you give, effectiveness of communication, and the initiative to drive ideas and implement them into action.

What You’ll Do


  • Work with strategic finance, accounting, engineering, data science, product management teams and other business stakeholders in mining and analyzing financial data to extract key trends and insights
  • Build scalable queries powering our Eats financial decisions, including but not limited to planning, marketing, product initiatives and sales
  • Build analysis to quantify the financial impact of new product or pricing strategy, informing ROI assessments
  • Collaborate with finance stakeholders to troubleshoot/analyze complex calculations and resolve financial imbalances
  • Get a deep understanding about the process and data flows involved; document and train internal personnel to institutionalize the learnings of the data analytics practice
  • Build end to end data pipelines and self serving dashboards. Automate whatever you can!
  • Design and create visualizations to present actionable insights related to data sets and business questions at hand



What You’ll Need


  • Bachelor’s degree with 2 yrs experience or Master Degree with 1 yr experience in   Economics, Statistics, Management Science, Computer Science, Engineering or other quantitative field.
  • Proficient SQL skills with strong analytical mindset
  • Good understanding of basic statistical concepts
  • Experience with at least one scripting language such as R or Python
  • Experience telling stories with data to both technical and non-technical audiences and creating clear and compelling visualizations to convey complex data
  • Experience managing projects and stakeholders with strong communication and presentation skills



Bonus Points if


  • Experience with Hive & Presto is a plus.
  • Experience with data pipeline management
  • Experience in building predictive modeling
  • Strong coding skills (e.g., R, Python)
  • Professional experience in business intelligence / strategy / consulting / operations or related field



About the Team


This role is a part of the quantitative strategy team within Strategic finance, which builds scientific models using time series analysis & machine learning to forecast metrics, understand supply-demand relationships, users’ elasticity and quantify impact of various metrics on eaters / couriers/ restaurants in order to provide actionable insights to the finance leadership for making financial decisions. Specifically, you will be part of the Global team that supports the Eats business. You will partner with operations and product teams to drive growth, new product launches, and find operating efficiencies in Uber's fastest growing business.

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