Regional Finance Associate, APACx

Finance & Accounting - Finance & Strategy

Uber Overview

About Uber


We’re changing the way people think about transportation. Not that long ago we were just an app to request premium black cars in a few metropolitan areas. Now we’re a part of the logistical fabric of more than 600 cities around the world. Whether it’s a ride, a sandwich, or a package, we use technology to give people what they want, when they want it.


For the people who drive with Uber, our app represents a flexible new way to earn money. For cities, we help strengthen local economies, improve access to transportation, and make streets safer.


And that’s just what we’re doing today. We’re thinking about the future, too. With teams working on autonomous trucking and self-driving cars, we’re in for the long haul. We’re reimagining how people and things move from one place to the next.

Job Description

About the Role


Forecasting a hyper-growth business is hard.  Forecasting for one of the fastest growing startups ever, expanding globally across more than 600 markets, while driving optimization for evolving business models - that's a challenge for the bold and it doesn't come around often.  Doing all this alongside a team that is as driven, creative, hands-on, smart, passionate and fun-loving as you are - now we're really talking.



What You’ll Do

  • Business partnering - work closely with company leaders to develop financial forecasts and operational goals, apply business judgment and financial insights to assist with decision making
  • City P&L planning - you will be the primary point of contact for all things finance for all cities in our region (including forecasting, goal setting and modeling support)
  • Sophisticated financial modeling - build models from scratch, improve existing models, break complex models down into components that consolidate - you can do it all
  • Analyze variances between actuals, forecast, and plan - use insights to iterate on forecasts and create action
  • Think strategically and then execute - the models we build aid in decision making and strategy - we operationalize our insights
  • 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
  • Work closely with accounting to provide input on management reporting needs and better understand our actuals
  • Special projects and deal support - new initiatives always come up, as strengths emerge you will have the chance to contribute beyond traditional FP&A
  • Innovate - we will push the boundaries beyond traditional forecasting.  Be creative, adaptive, and eager to learn new technical skillsets

What You’ll Need

  • BS/BA in Finance, Accounting, Economics, or similar
  • 2-4 years in Banking / Accounting / Corporate finance / operational FP&A
  • Elite Excel skills - no other way to say it, you're an expert with Excel.  Best practices are second-nature, your models are efficient, scalable, and intuitive - you can handle complexity but strive for simplicity
  • Ability to work with and analyze large amounts of data to draw business insights
  • Hustle - hustle and passion are the lifeblood of Uber.  We move fast and deliver results because of our hustle and passion
  • Excellent communication and people skills - numbers are key, but a business is built with people.  Relationship building and adept communication are assets in our fast-moving environment
  • Team player - this is a highly collaborative and supportive team environment
  • Self-starter - we don't have time or desire to micro-manage.  You will take initiative, be proactive, set and drive toward goals
  • Strong working knowledge of financial statement analysis
  • Attention to detail - balanced with swift execution.  We need to do things quickly and we need to do them well.  Balancing those can be challenging and this should be a strength of yours

Bonus Points If

  • Systems - working knowledge of enterprise-level financial planning systems
  • SQL skills - the ability to self-serve, investigate and get the data we require will make you much more effective in this role

About the Team


As our company continues to expand, the Strategic Finance team is doing the same. We are building a finance team of leaders and athletes to tackle the challenges of efficiently scaling our dynamic, global business.  We want you to bring considerable skill and experience to this role, but also humility and a team-player attitude, recognizing there's always more to learn and it's more fun doing it as part of a team.


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