Finance Operations Manager

  • Lyft
  • San Francisco, CA 94110
  • 17 days ago


Job Description

At Lyft, our mission is to improve people's lives with the world's best transportation.

To do this, we start with our own community by creating an open, inclusive, and diverse organization.

The Finance Operations Manager is a role whose primary focus is to own and drive FP&A initiatives, activities, and programs.

We are looking for a relationship builder, versatile and intellectually curious individual who can develop trust with key leaders and stakeholders across the Finance Planning & Analysis organization and make it happen.

The successful candidate is independent and will play a key role in improving processes, implementing projects, and will be the glue that will help FP&A run better with efficiency and speed while maintaining the operational rhythm of the business.

The Finance Operations Manager must thrive in highly ambiguous environments and is capable of operating at tactical, strategic, and operational levels.

The ideal candidate is a nimble leader who can meet timely business needs or gaps in leadership and accountability while staying execution-minded.


Work with FP&A leaders to identify, define, manage, and drive special projects and initiatives for the FP&A team; collaborate with stakeholders across the company as needed

Manage special projects and drive alignment around setting strategy for projects by forming a plan with clear goals and asks, while then executing and monitoring progress

Own team-wide communications and activities including communicating priorities, facilitating monthly FP&A meeting preparation, various social and professional engagement initiatives, onboarding program design, and development of surveys to measure impact of said initiatives

Manage and facilitate the company-wide process for finance quarterly business reviews and related reporting

Document solutions and support institution of controls; find or create one source of truth for key metrics and dimensions used across Finance

Identify and take on ad-hoc projects including new opportunities -e.g. process improvements to relieve operational bottlenecks


BA/BS with 7+ years of communications/operations management experience with 2+ years of project management experience

Ability to wear multiple hats including being an Individual contributor or leader of a cross-functional task force

Strategic thinking capabilities with the ability to break down complex problems into component parts; proven ability to lead and enjoy both strategic and tactical work

Excellent at project management with the ability to dive into a matter, understand the needs, and facilitate decisions

Independent, detail oriented problem solver with demonstrated experience in developing and improving processes amidst ambiguity as well as working with limited resources and supervision

Excellent written and verbal communicator with the ability to work well with executives, and influence across various levels of an organization

Excellent analytical and problem solving skills


Great medical, dental, and vision insurance options

Mental health benefits

In addition to 12 observed holidays, salaried team members have unlimited paid time off, hourly team members have 15 days paid time off

401(k) plan to help save for your future

18 weeks of paid parental leave.

Biological, adoptive, and foster parents are all eligible

Pre-tax commuter benefits

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Lyft is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law.

We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable federal, state and local law.

Until further notice, Lyft employees working in the United States and Canada in any capacity (on a daily or hybrid schedule or as a visitor) are required to provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19.

Employees are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after completion of the entire recommended series of vaccination (usually one or two doses) with a vaccine authorized to prevent COVID-19 by the federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA), including by way of an emergency use authorization.

Lyft will maintain records associated with your vaccination history in a way that is compliant with all relevant Federal, state and local laws.

Exceptions to this requirement are employees who require religious or medical exemption as approved through Lyft's accommodations process.

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