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Strategic Finance MBA Intern- Summer 2020

Finance & Strategy, University
in San Francisco, California

About the Role

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

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

_Please submit a brief cover letter describing your interest in the role and what makes you a great candidate_

What You'll Do

  • Partner closely with the Global team that supports the Rides, Eats, NeMo, Freight or Corporate business
  • Work cross-functionally across the organization 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
  • Build sophisticated financial models from scratch, improve existing models, and break complex models down into component parts
  • Lead initiatives that globally optimize our different product P&Ls
  • Help us scale / transition from startup to enterprise
  • Partner closely with accounting to provide input on management reporting needs and better understand our actuals

Sample Projects

  • Cross-functional collaboration/partnership with global teams supporting Operations, Strategy & Planning, Product, Business Development, etc. to drive growth
  • Evaluate the financial impact of new initiatives and product launches
  • "Find the Money" through operating efficiencies in Uber's largest business and functions

What You'll Need

  • Current enrollment in the first year of a full-time MBA program with undergraduate/masters degrees in Finance, Accounting, Economics, or similar
  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant analytical and management experience in the technology industry, investment banking, or management consulting
  • Exceptional analytical skills
  • Teamwork and people skills - numbers are key, but a business is built with people
  • Excellent communication - ability to structure a compelling presentation and effectively convey those insights verbally
  • Attention to detail and ability to execute in a fast paced environment
  • Self-starter - you take initiative, set goals, and meet them
  • Basic knowledge of GAAP and experience with Excel

Bonus Points If

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

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 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.