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Sr Manager- Strategic Finance, Uber Freight

COMPANY

 

Uber

LOCATION

 

San Francisco, CA, US

Description

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

 

As Finance lead for the Freight business within Uber, you will be a strategic, financial and operational thought partner to the Freight Operations and Management team. Uber Freight is one of the fastest growing businesses within Uber.  You will play an integral part in driving and supporting financial planning with business partners, building dynamic, detailed, scalable financial models to support business growth. If you're ready to go deep working on a rewarding set of challenges and if you've got the attested finance skills, experience, passion, and a strong team mentality - read on and get in touch!

What You'll Do

 

  • Business partnering - work closely with Uber Freight leaders to develop financial forecasts and key performance indicators, apply business judgment and financial insights to assist with decision making that aligns capital and resource allocation with the company’s strategic priorities
  • Scale and transition from startup to mature enterprise - we need the best people on board to help us refine our planning processes, and ensure standard finance methodologies and accountability are spread throughout the organization
  • Special projects / ad hoc analyses - new initiatives, products, risks and opportunities are constantly arising. You will help evaluate and drive these important initiatives.
  • Innovate - we will push the boundaries beyond traditional forecasting. Be creative, adaptive, and eager to learn new technical skillsets
  • Lead a team - you will be responsible for building and leading a Finance team for Uber Freight

 

What You'll Need

 

  • BS/BA in Finance, Accounting, Economics, or similar (MBA a plus)
  • 7+ years in Corporate finance / operational FP&A or Investment Banking/Corporate Finance at a large, well-established company - experience in the cargo or logistics space a definite plus
  • Experience building, training and developing a team
  • Extraordinary Excel / financial modeling skills. Best practices are second-nature, you can handle complexity but strive for simplicity
  • Attention to detail combined with swift execution. We need to do things quickly and we need to do them well.
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal) and relationship building skills - numbers are key, but a business is built with people.
  • You possess the ability to distill complex analyses and nuanced problems into simple, logical frameworks with concrete action plans.
  • Real teammate - this is a highly collaborative and supportive team environment
  • Nice to have - Systems - working knowledge of enterprise-level financial planning systems

 

About The Team

 

The Strategic Finance plays a central role in partnering with various business leaders to drive company objectives. Our team works with the leadership of internal business units as a key partner in decision making, budgeting, and performance tracking to accomplish our goal of driving Uber to its financial and operational targets.  

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