Associate - Strategic Finance
Financial planning and analysis: you will be the primary point of contact for all things finance related for the cities and territories within your coverage (including monthly reporting, modeling and forecasting lead, goals setting and the right operating cadence to make it all happen).
Lead annual, semi-annual and rolling forecast planning by city and product line; be a budget guardian.
Track financial performance of business on weekly and monthly basis by P&L Line item. Own the P&L and keep stakeholders updated on actual performance against budget - Ownership of the FP&A month end close process.
Keep the global finance team up to date on market dynamics and Bird’s business in the region.
Develop useful financial controls and reports in order to provide quick and reliable data to our stakeholders.
Continually improve and automate our methods for parsing data and incorporating it into real-time models, analysis, and actions.
Make management reporting more actionable and real time. Actionable requires better data, calculations or visualizations/presentations. Real time requires developing scalable processes that help deliver more frequently.
Create best practices of marrying financial and operational data. Data sources include Excel and Google spreadsheets, SQL, internal forecasting and planning tools.
Create dashboards and visualizations of complex data sets and calculations.
Investments: provide financial insights to business leaders and work with them to drive efficiency and ROI on investments.
Apply business judgement and financial insights to assist and advise on decision making.
Connect the strategy themes across the region to understand potential risk and opportunities to the region’s P&L.
Develop core relationships to build trust around our local business partners.
Expect partnering with finance related stakeholders such as accounting, tax, finops to guarantee correct allocations and other inputs to ensure finance best practices spread through the organization.
Process improvement: help us scale / transition from startup to enterprise.
Lead improvements in our planning processes such as developing new internal processes and maturing existing ones.