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2019 MBA Internship - Strategic Finance, Summer Associate

Finance & Strategy, University in San Francisco, CA

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

 

Uber's Strategic Finance team is uniquely positioned to have visibility into Uber’s overall global business and use financial and operational data to reach insights others might not be able to make. The team is responsible to work closely with cross-functional teams to support with financial planning, tracking key financial metrics, driving efficiency, and making product and business recommendations.

 

In the Strategic Finance Summer Associate role, you will support one of our high growth businesses and will have the opportunity to use these insights to helps us prioritize initiatives and reach conclusions. As part of the summer program, your deliverable will be a business recommendation to the Strategic Finance Leadership team.

What You'll Do

  • Business partnerships - work closely with company leaders to develop financial forecasts and operational goals
  • Apply business judgment and financial insights to assist with decision making related to new initiatives, products, and business opportunities
  • Sophisticated financial modeling - build models from scratch, improve existing models, and break complex models down into components that consolidate
  • Global optimization - lead initiatives that optimize our different product P&Ls
  • 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
  • Work closely with accounting to provide input on management reporting needs and better understand our actuals

 

Sample Projects

  • Partner closely with the Global team that supports the Rides business
  • Cross-functional collaboration/partnership with global teams supporting Operations, Strategy & Planning, Product, Business Development, etc. to drive growth
  • Launch new products
  • “Find the Money” through operating efficiencies in Uber’s largest business

What You'll Need

 

  • Current enrollment in the first year of a full-time MBA program with undergraduate/masters degrees in Finance, Accounting, Economics, STEM or other quantitative disciplines
  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant analytical and management experience in the technology industry, investment banking, or management consulting
  • Ability to structure effective presentations
  • Communication and people skills - numbers are key, but a business is built with people

 

Bonus Points For

 

  • Experience with Excel, SQL, and/or statistical software packages
  • Strong working knowledge of GAAP and enterprise-level financial planning systems

 

About the Team

 

As our company continues to expand, the Strategic Finance team is doing the same by building a team of leaders to tackle the challenges of efficiently scaling our global business.  Our team values skills and experience in the role, but what we’re really looking for is humility, dependability, 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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At Uber we don’t just accept difference—we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products and our community. Uber is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.