Sr. Associate Strategic Finance Western & Southern Europe
Strategic Finance, Finance & Accounting in Paris, France
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 a Sr Associate Strategic Finance in Western & Southern Europe (11 markets), you will be part of the Strategic Finance team tasked with providing comprehensive financial insight into our business, while pushing to improve efficiency and growth. You will help drive financial planning, forecasting, reporting and analysis, partnering with Operations and Marketing to improve our business. If you're ready to go deep working on a rewarding set of challenges and if you've got the finance skills, passion, and a strong team mentality - read on and get in touch!
What You’ll Do
Financial planning and analysis:work closely with the finance organization and with business leaders in Western & Southern Europe to develop financial forecasts and operational goals, apply business judgment and financial insights to help with decision making
Business partnering:you will be the primary point of contact for all things related to finance for country teams in Western & Southern Europe (including forecasting, goal setting and business case support)
Sophisticated financial modeling: build models from scratch, improve existing models, break complex models down into components that consolidate
Process improvement: help improve our planning processes and ensure finance best practices spread through the organization
Special projects:new initiatives always come up, you will have the chance to contribute beyond traditional FP&A on a variety of projects
Innovation:we will push the boundaries of this role. Be creative, adaptive, and eager to learn new (technical) skills
What You’ll Need
BS/BA or MS/MA in Finance, Accounting, Engineering, Economics
A minimum of 5 years in Banking / Consulting / Corporate Finance or operational FP&A but we will consider other candidates if they meet the rest of the requirements
Proficient Excel skills: you're an expert with Excel. Best practices are second-nature, your models are efficient, scalable, and intuitive. You can handle extreme complexity but strive for beautiful simplicity.
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
Excellent communication and people skills: you have to build relationships with many stakeholders, both inside and outside of the Finance organization
Team player attitude: this is a highly collaborative and supportive team environment, and your team will be dispersed across EMEA
Bonus Points If
Financial systems: a working knowledge of enterprise-level financial planning systems will give you a head start
SQL skills: the ability to self-serve, investigate and get the data we require will make you much more effective in this role
Presentation skills: knowing how to structure effective presentations will increase your impact
About the Team
The Strategic Finance team is a global and inclusive team that excels at combining strategy and real numbers. We are partners and leaders helping to set the financial and strategic direction of the company. We are embedded in all the global businesses and functions of Uber, setting the financial plans and operating cadence. However, our work really begins when the plans are set. We proactively connect the dots, set the course, and help the company deliver on its goals. We also don’t just say how it is. We are part of the team that finds and implements the solutions to our biggest challenges.
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.