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Manager, Product Risk Consulting (Financial Risk Management)

Accounting, Finance & Accounting
in San Francisco, California

About the Role

Reporting to the Senior Manager, FRM in the "Product, Emerging Risk & Special Projects" vertical; This team is responsible for addressing risk in emerging and high growth products and risk integration of acquisitions. This role is responsible for partnering with Uber lines of Business to support and build an integrated risk management program. You will manage a small team, help with the strategic direction of the organization, and be involved in project planning and prioritization. Core to our mission is providing expert advice to our partners, therefore a large portion of time will be spent building strategic relationships with various product lines. The successful applicant will work closely with business process owners, product leaders, finance and Uber's auditors to manage financial risk.

Given Uber's hyper growth there is a significant building component of the framework, and process redesign, including providing pragmatic solutions to executives to address current and emerging risks.

What You'll Do

  • Assist with the build-out of the Products focused pillar, through leading standardization and stabilization projects, including people management
  • Break down complex issues into digestible and relevant points for a diverse set of stakeholders of various levels
  • Build and maintain successful relationships across product lines by establishing yourself as the subject matter expert on risk management practices
  • Act as an internal consultant to support the business units to develop, improve or re-engineer financial processes,
  • Work with process owners to monitor and prioritize risk activities in response to changes to the business environment, such as; new product introduction, internal process changes or reorganization and acquisitions.
  • Evaluate Uber's overall control environment and develop risk mitigation strategies through the assessment of financial and operational risks within emerging/new products
  • Educate and provide control related support to key stakeholders to foster awareness of best risk practices
  • Coordinate and review deliverables such as; narrative and flowchart development, risk assessments, control rationalization, and remediation activities
  • Analyze, interpret and present data to support decision making

What You'll Need

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 6+ years of consulting, risk management or audit experience
  • Strong organizational skills with an ability to plan, prioritize and perform multiple tasks
  • Ability to analyze complex processes to identify potential financial, operational and strategic risks
  • Ability to effectively communicate in written and verbal form across a wide array of internal and external stakeholders, including the ability to present ideas effectively through tools such as Google Slides / powerpoint
  • Willingness to "lean in" to assist control owners in improving controls to an acceptable standard where required
  • Be comfortable with ambiguity and get excited about solving complex problems
  • Someone who can "think outside the box"

Bonus Points If

  • Advisory and consulting firm experience
  • Internet/ technology industry experience
  • Demonstrated project management experience (PM certification a plus)
  • Experience in running cross-functional consulting projects/engagements
  • Process management experience, including process redesign and optimization
  • Experience with building controls in a public company environment

About the Team

Financial Risk Management (FRM) is the team responsible for understanding, analyzing and responding to risk events across Uber, with a particular focus on managing financial risks and designing sustainable processes to support an efficient control environment. Its mandate is to partner with the business to proactively manage risk and maintain an effective and efficient control environment. Whenever change occurs, there is risk; in order to respond to the ever-changing nature of Uber a focus on risk is required to ensure we are compliant with statutory requirements and understand the impact of risk and use it to make informed decisions.

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.