Manager, Freight Finance

Uber
San Francisco CA
30+ days ago

Job Description

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 Role

In this role, you will be supporting a high growth area of our business and be in a unique position with visibility into the overall global portfolio, allowing you to reach insights others might not be able to make. In addition to driving and supporting our financial planning, forecasting, reporting, and analysis efforts, you will have the opportunity to turn these insights into initiatives, running with them and helping drive strategic decisions. So if you are ready to go deep, working on an exciting set of challenges and if you've got the finance skills, experience, and passion - read on and get in touch!

Uber Freight is building a better future for shipping. We believe that when shippers and carriers have the freedom to move together, the entire industry moves ahead. The Freight Finance team works closely with Sales, Operations, Business Development, Product, Marketing, and Engineering teams to drive efficient growth, launch new products, and find operating efficiencies across Uber's global footprint. You will focus on Uber Freight's expansion product offerings (product + geo-based) that differentiate itself from standard brokers, while focusing on the financial impact that has for Uber Freight. This role is a unique blend of finance and strategy, with heavy exposure to both operations and product.

What You'll Do

  • Financial planning and analysis: quarterback all core financials - monthly close, forecast, and annual planning process while closely collaborating with different stakeholders across the Freight business and Uber Finance teams
  • Build business function expertise: Help connect and synthesize operational results to financial impact by partnering across various freight functions, including sales, operations, and tech, to drive decision making
  • Leadership reporting: own reporting for Uber Freight management, Uber executive leadership, Uber Freight board of director, and key investors on performance and underlying business trends
  • Sophisticated financial modeling: build models from scratch, improve existing models, break sophisticated models down into components that consolidate - you can do it all
  • Improvement in execution: help us scale / transition from startup to enterprise. Part of this is maturing our core financial processes and ensuring finance standard methodologies spread through 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 by providing financial support, analysis, and strategic perspective

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Finance, Economics, Accounting preferred
  • 5+ years proven experience
  • 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 proven understanding of accounting and GAAP
  • Attention to detail: consistent with swift execution.
  • Excellent communication and people skills: numbers are key, but a business is built with people and you will manage several different stakeholders

Preferred Qualifications

  • TM1, Oracle and/or SQL experience
  • People leadership skills: experience managing a team of at least 1-2 individuals
  • MBA, CPA, or other qualification

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 a curiosity, passion and collaborative spirit, work with us, and let's move the world forward, together.

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 the form.

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 10,000 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.

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 the form.

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